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Today’s national news in a nutshell

21 July 2023  

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

Home Minister Shrestha vows to unearth gold scandal’s root uninfluenced by any forces

Home Minister Narayankaji Shrestha has emphatically reiterated his commitment to uncovering the truth behind the gold scandal, regardless of any undue influences. During his visit to the Tribhuvan International Airport Customs Office and Immigration Office on Friday, Minister Shrestha vowed to take strict action against all individuals involved in gold smuggling and to implement effective measures to prevent such incidents in the future.

Lalita Niwas Land Grab Scam: SC orders Secretary Raut’s release

In the latest development, the Supreme Court (SC) has ruled in favor of Secretary Krishna Bahadur Raut’s release in the Lalita Niwas Land Grab case, following a habeas corpus petition filed by his family. The court found no justifiable reason to keep him in custody.

NC’s central member Dr. Arzu says General Secretaries’ report resembles an NGO’s wishlist

Dr. Arju Rana, a central member of the Nepali Congress (NC), expressed her views on the report presented by General Secretaries Gagan Thapa and Bishwa Prakash Sharma during the party’s central committee meeting. She likened the report to a ‘wishlist’ typically seen in NGO documents rather than a comprehensive political document.

DHO launches preparedness plan to control Dengue spread in Kavre

The District Health Office, Kavre, has started preparedness to control the spread of dengue in the district. The district is at high risk of the dengue fever spread. Chief of the District Health Office Dr Purushottam Sedhain said that the stakeholders are asked to destroy the possible breeding sites of mosquitoes and regularly clean up the factories.

Electricity to be disrupted in some areas of Kathmandu and Lalitpur on Saturday

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has announced a scheduled power supply disruption on Saturday, July 22, to carry out necessary maintenance work. The Teku substation will undergo an 8-hour power shutdown, starting from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.

73-year-old woman gang-raped in Dang, two arrested

A 73-year-old woman was gang-raped at midnight in Dang, Tulsipur. The incident took place at midnight inside a parked bus (Na 4 Kha 7848) at Tulsipur Sub-metropolitan City-5 on Thursday night, as reported by the police. The victim, who hailed from Pyuthan, had traveled to Tulsipur for eye treatment.

Gold smuggling case: 10 arrested so far

The number of individuals arrested in connection with the approximately one-quintal gold smuggling case has now reached 10. The latest arrest in the ongoing investigation is Krishna Kumar Shrestha, the owner of Trans Global Services.

Govt to operate express bus from Suryabinayak to Ratnapark

The Ministry of Physical Infrastructures and Transport Management has informed that it would operate an express bus service from Suryabinayak of Bhaktapur to Ratnapark, Kathmandu. The express bus service would begin from coming September 18.

KMC temporarily suspends garbage collection

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced a temporary suspension of garbage collection until an agreement is reached with local residents in Nuwakot.

12 ventilators gather dust in Bheri Hospital

Altogether 12 ventilators are being stored in the godown in Bheri Hospital in Banke district for some time now in lack of maintenance. The life-support machines were provided by the government of Nepal and various donor agencies during COVID-19 pandemic.

Publish Date : 21 July 2023 22:12 PM

Teaching Hospital premises in mourning: Relatives in tears

KATHMANDU: The Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Maharajgunj is

Diplomatic efforts underway to repatriate Nepalis serving in Russian Army: Foreign Minister Rana

KATHMANDU: Foreign Minister Dr. Arzu Rana has revealed ongoing diplomatic

NEPSE drops by 27.32 points following 6-day surge

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index concluded today’s (Wednesday)

Bagmati Province CM Bahadur Singh Lama sworn in

HETAUDA: Bahadur Singh Lama has been sworn in as the

PM Oli calls emergency Cabinet meeting

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister (PM) KP Oli has called an emergency