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Today’s national news in a nutshell

22 August 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.

I have no intention to engage in political activisim: President Paudel

President Ram Chandra Paudel made his stance clear during the all-party meeting held on Tuesday, emphasizing that his intention was not to engage in political activism, as alleged by CPN-UML. The main opposition party, CPN-UML, chose not to participate in the all-party meeting convened by President Paudel.

President administers oath to newly appointed CJ Shrestha

President Ramchandra Poudel has administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Chief Justice Bishowambhar Prasad Shrestha at a special ceremony held today at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas.

All-party meeting postponed due to UML Chair Oli’s absence

The all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has been rescheduled. The meeting was deferred as the leader of the main opposition party, CPN-UML chairman KP Oli, was absent due to reported ill health. The Prime Minister’s Secretariat confirmed the postponement, citing Oli’s non-attendance as the reason. Chairman Oli conveyed his inability to attend the session today due to a bout of fever.

House of Representatives meeting postponed till Wednesday

The scheduled House of Representatives meeting at 3 o’clock today was postponed. CPN-UML chief whip Padam Giri conveyed that the meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday due to the Speaker and Prime Minister’s involvement in the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Justice Bishowambhar Prasad Shrestha.

Task Force prepares draft for high-level committee to probe gold smuggling

An initial outline for a high-level committee tasked with investigating gold smuggling case has been drafted. The formulation of the preliminary plan for the high-level investigative committee was undertaken by a task force composed of leaders from three major political parties today.

Power trade agreement would be reached with Bangladesh soon: Energy Minister

Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, has said the power trade agreement would be soon reached with Bangladesh. Talking to journalists at Bharatpur airport today, he made it clear that the announcement of the agreement would also be made within this year.

Lalita Niwas land grab: CIB submits report to District Public Prosecutor’s Office

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has submitted the investigation report on the Lalita Niwas case to the District Public Prosecutor’s Office in Kathmandu. The CIB team presented the report on Tuesday morning, as stated by CIB spokesperson Superintendent of Police Navaraj Adhikari.

People’s problems on CNP buffer zone will be resolved: PM Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the government would address the problems facing people in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park (CNP). “Forest Act is under amendment for resolving problems,” he said during a delegation representing the people from CNP buffer zone of Chitwan and Makwanpur today.

Former PM Madhav Nepal’s report accuses West of instigating Russian engagement in Ukraine conflict

Despite Nepal’s protests against Russian incursion, former Prime Minister and prominent leader of the ruling alliance, Madhav Kumar Nepal accused West of fueling Ukraine conflict. In his 39-page political report presented to the CPN-Unified Socialist Party’s central committee meeting on Tuesday, Chairman Nepal delved into a ‘comprehensive analysis’ of both national and international contexts, laying the foundation for delineating the party’s stance and justifications for its political standpoint.

Publish Date : 22 August 2023 22:44 PM

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