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Today’s national news in a nutshell

26 March 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.

Maoist Center Ministers resign en masse in Lumbini

CPN-Maoist Center ministers representing the party in the Lumbini province government have resigned from their posts on Sunday. According to Maoist Center’s Lumbini Province Committee chairman Sudarshan Baral, three ministers representing the party have resigned from the CPN-UML -led Lumbini government.

President Paudel visits Gorakhkali Temple in Gorkha

President Ramchandra Paudel visited the Gorkha-based Gorakhkali and the Gorakhnath temples and paid homage to the Hindu deities on Sunday. The President arrived here on a Nepal Army helicopter at around 9:30 am and offered special worship at the temples that lie on the premises of historic Gorkha Palace. Palace’s main priest Sharada Prasad Bhattarai assisted the President to perform puja as per the rituals.

Parties should work together to resolve economic crisis and safeguard system: Dr. Shekhar Koirala

Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr. Shekhar Koirala has remarked that the political parties should stand together to solve the economic crisis and the problems of the citizens. Speaking at the meeting of the House of Representatives held on Sunday, Dr. Koirala said that the country has become ‘seriously ill’ because of the frustration in the industry and business to pay taxes.

CAAN initiates investigation on Air India pilot for alleged flight-safety negligence

The officials of the Civil Aviation Authority, Nepal (CAAN) have said that an investigation has been started against the Air India pilot for reaching abnormally close to Nepal Airlines plane during its flight towards Kathmandu. Last Friday, a Nepal Airlines plane coming from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu was suddenly alerted that another plane was approaching.

NEPSE declines by 26.87 points, transaction amount shrinks to Rs 1.28 billion

Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) witnessed a double-digit decline on Sunday, the first trading day of the week. The stock market fell by 26.87 points to 1888.27 points today. This is a decline of 1.40 percent. On Sunday, 37 lakh 54 thousand 334 shares were bought and sold from 32 thousand 168 transactions of 259 securities.

No need to give relief to alleged rape victim in Sandeep Lamichhane related case: District Court

Kathmandu District Court has refused to grant interim relief to the girl who accused cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane of raping her. The single bench of Justice Prem Prasad Neupane passed the order on March 24.

Kalapani, Lipulek, Limpiyadhura census sought in parliament

Immediately after the formal release of National Census 2021, the issue of the indifference towards the population living in Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura area has got entry in the parliament. Speaking at the zero hour of the House of Representatives on Sunday, lawmaker Sher Bahadur Kunwar demanded the reason behind not including the populace of the Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura in the census.

Yuvraj Lama gets re-elected Nepal Karate Federation president

Yuvraj Lama has been re-elected as the president of the Nepal Karate Federation. The convention of the Federation held at Patihani in Chitwan unanimously elected him to lead a 22-member executive committee.

Industrial and cultural festival to be held in Bhaktapur

The 7th Bhaktapur Industrial, Cultural, Tourism and Trade Festival is going to be held to mark New Year 2080 and Bisket Jatra. Coordinator of the festival and chairman of District Sports Development Committee, Bhaktapur, Deepak Thapa, shared that the festival will be held from April 6 to 16.

Nepali Congress to stake claim to 8 ministries

The Nepali Congress, a key partner in the 10-party coalition, is preparing to stake claim to at least 8 ministries in the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda-led government. The NC party has been demanding that it should get at least 8 ministries in the government.

Cabinet expansion likely by Monday

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” is likely to to expand the cabinet this week, most likely by Monday.  According to Maoist leader Devendra Poudel, Prime Minister Dahal is holding separate consultations with the ruling coalition parties to finalize the portfolios.

Publish Date : 26 March 2023 22:31 PM

Today’s foreign currency exchange rates

KATHMANDU: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has fixed the exchange rate

Campaigners capacitated for effective CFLG implementation

LALITPUR: The National Child-Friendly Local Governance Forum (NCFLGF), in collaboration

Weather alert: Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected nationwide

KATHMANDU: The Meteorological Department has issued a weather alert for

UML Chairman KP Oli to be appointed as PM on Sunday

KATHMANDU: President Ram Chandra Paudel is set to appoint CPN-UML

Today’s national news in a nutshell

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