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Today’s national news in a nutshell

22 September 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.

Agitating teachers call off protests, reach 7-point agreement with govt

After intense negotiations, the protesting teachers have decided to halt their protest programs starting this Saturday and resume work from Sunday, following the signing of a 7-point agreement with the government on Friday.

In a series of discussions, both the government and the protesting teachers engaged in thorough deliberations over the issues raised by the educators.

Government Spokesperson and Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, confirmed that both parties have committed to upholding the dignity of parliament and making necessary amendments to the Bill through the proper legislative process. This agreement was forged during talks held at Singha Durbar, Kathmandu.

Completing remaining task of transitional justice is Nepal’s top agenda: PM Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that Nepal is now closer to logically concluding its unique, nationally owned, and home-grown peace process. In his address to the General Debate of the 78th Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the PM said that completing the remaining task of transitional justice is top on his political agenda.

19th Asian Games to kick off in Hangzhou, China tomorrow

The 19th Asian Games (Asiad) is taking place at Hangzhou of China from Saturday. More than 12,500 people including organisers, sports committees, athletes and managers would be participating in the Asiad. The Games would include 481 competitions in 61 categories under 40 games. President of China, Xi Jinping, is scheduled to inaugurate the Asian Games.

NC leader Koirala urges govt to address agitating teachers’ demands

Dr. Shekhar Koirala, a prominent leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), has stated that the demands put forth by the agitating teachers in Kathmandu over the past three days are fully in accordance with the constitution. As an influential figure within the ruling party, Koirala has called upon the government to take the teachers’ demands seriously.

PM Dahal meets US President Joe Biden in New York

In a diplomatic encounter, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda met with United States President Joe Biden during his visit to New York. The meeting, held on the sidelines of a major international event, marked a momentous occasion for bilateral relations between Nepal and the United States. President Biden welcomed PM Dahal, highlighting the importance of Nepal as a strategic partner in the South Asian region.

One dead, 10 injured as clash erupts in in Banke juvenile correction home

A 21-year-old youth died and 10 others were injured in a clash occurred at Jayandu juvenile correction home at Duduwa Rural Municipality-6 in Banke district. Superintendent of Police (SP) of Banke Santosh Singh Rathor said that Sulav KC, 21, from Rupandehi died in the clash.

Former Minister Khemraj Bhatta Mayalu passes away

Former Minister Khemraj Bhatt ‘Mayalu’ passed away today morning. Bhatta, who was suffering from cancer, was being treated at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu. Born in Dadeldhura, Bhatta was one of the leading leaders who raised voice for the establishment of republicanism in the country.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Malangawa

An indefinite curfew order wasclamped in the district headquarters of Sarlahi, Malangawa. The curfew order was issued since 10:00 pm last night until further notice after two communities clashed while immersing the idol of Lord Ganesh, Chief District Officer of Sarlahi Indra Dev Yadav said.

Time to build trust, promote partnership and collaboration: PM

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that maintenance of the world peace and security — the foremost goal of the UN Charter — have come under serious strain due to the resurgence of geopolitical competition, power polarization and economic nationalism. “Spending on arms is on the rise, but resources for the realization of the 2030 Agenda have become scarce. We must correct this course and focus on our common goals of peace, prosperity, and progress,” the PM said.

Furniture Expo to take place from September 27

The ninth edition of Furniture and Furnishing Expo 2023 is taking place from September 27 in Kathmandu. The Nepal Furniture and Furnishing Association said that the Expo will run for five days.

Publish Date : 22 September 2023 22:20 PM

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CPN (Unified Socialist) holding central committee meeting today

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