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Today’s national news in a nutshell


19 February 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Khabarhub brings to you a glimpse of major developments of the day in Nepal, including politics, business/economy, sports, entertainment, and more.

EC calls for registering parties for by-election

The Election Commission (EC) has called on the parties for registering for the by-election to be held in Chitwan constituency number 2 on April 23. The EC, through a notice, called on the parties for registration between February 22 and 28 for contesting the by-election.

Broader national consensus need of the hour, says PM Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda said a broader national consensus is the historic need of the day for building a socialism-oriented economy and achieving the inclusive economic prosperity based on equality and the social justice adopted by the constitution.

Fagun 7 is a day of historic importance: Prime Minister Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the 7th of the Nepali month Fagun is a day of historic significance for Nepal and the Nepali people.

UML Chair Oli confident about getting Maoist Center’s support for UML’s presidential candidate

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has expressed confidence in getting the support of Maoist Center’s support for UML’s presidential candidate. Dismissing reports that the Maoist Center will not support UML’s candidate, Oli said, “Let me make you clear that the Maoist Center will support the UML candidate.”

Nepal and India agree to add 200 MW to Dhalkhebar-Muzaffarpur transmission line

An agreement has been reached between Nepal and India to increase the power import and export capacity from existing 600 to 800 MW through the first international Dhalkebar-Muzaffarpur 400 KV transmission line.

NC candidate will be elected President: NC Gen Secy Sharma

Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Bishwo Prakash Sharma has said that the candidate nominated by his party will be elected as the country’s President. Speaking at a program in Surkhet on Sunday, Sharma said that since Nepali Congress is the largest party in the Parliament, the candidate nominated by the party will be elected as the President.

Renounce petty interests, work for nation building: NA Chair

Chairperson of National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged everyone to renounce personal and party interests and join the campaign of nation building. In a message today on the occasion of the 73rd Democracy Day, he has said that the country will take steps towards prosperity only if we can work together with a consensus in the campaign of nation building, which will also be true respect and justice for the martyrs.

Suspended lawmaker Arun Chaudhary released from Kailali jail

Arun Chaudhary, who was elected from Kailali Constituency-2 to the House of Representatives, was released from Kailali District Jail today. President Bidya Devi Bhandari pardoned the sentences of 395 prisoners on the occasion of Democracy Day.

Vice President calls for institutionalizing democratic achievements

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has appealed to the people from all quarters to contribute for protecting and institutionalizing achievements of 1951 democratic movement and revolutions and movements thereafter.

Achievements need to be protected and strengthened, says Speaker Ghimire

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Devraj Ghimire, has said achieving a rapid development is the prime challenge facing the nation at the moment. “A long phase of efforts for democracy has been over and the acceleration of development endevours remains as a challenge before the nation.”

Economic prosperity should be made nation’s main goal-President Bhandari

President Bidya Devi Bhandari said the essence of Democracy Day could be established with the transformation of democratic ideals into daily life style being based on the assumption that people were the entire source of state power.

Jazeera Airways to resume flights at Bhairahawa airport from March 9

The Jazeera Airways has decided to resume its flights at Gautam Buddha International Airport (Bhairahawa airport), the second international airport of Nepal, from March 9. According to the airport spokesperson Subas Jha, Jazeera has informed that it will carry out three flights every week after the resumption.

PM Dahal, NC President Deuba meet in Baluwatar

Nepali Congress (NC) president and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ have held a meeting in Baluwatar on Sunday evening.

According to Nepali Congress sources, NC president Deuba, along with other senior leaders of the party, reached Baluwatar to meet Prime Minister Dahal and discuss on the possibilities of reviving former NC-led alliance.

“Decisive discussions are being held between Deuba and Prime Minister Dahal on the issue of presidential elections and reviving the old alliance,” an NC leader said under anonymity.

The NC leader shared that Prime Minister Dahal assured to inform them (NC leaders) after discussing the issue in the party meeting on Monday.

NC President Deuba was accompanied by General Secretary Gagan Thapa, and leaders duo Ramchandra Poudel and Krishna Prasad Sitaula during the meeting.

Publish Date : 19 February 2023 22:43 PM

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