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Today’s national news in a nutshell


07 July 2024  

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

PM directs prompt rescue and relief efforts for calamity-affected citizens

Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has issued directives for all relevant agencies to intensify efforts in rescuing and providing relief to citizens impacted by natural disasters. Taking to his official Facebook account, Prime Minister Dahal expressed sorrow over the significant property damage resulting from widespread floods across the country due to continuous heavy rainfall. He emphasized the urgency of rescuing those affected.

Finance Minister Pun questions NC and UML over panic on corruption files

Deputy General Secretary of the CPN-Maoist Center and Finance Minister, Barshaman Pun, has stated that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ will not resign merely because of demands from others. Speaking to reporters after Sunday’s House of Representatives meeting, Pun highlighted that the Prime Minister has scheduled a date to seek a vote of confidence, and thus, will not succumb to pressure from the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML.

NC-UML alliance to revitalize economy and resume development : KP Oli

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has announced that a new coalition government is being formed with the Nepali Congress (NC) to boost the country’s economy. Addressing a parliamentary party meeting at the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor on Sunday, Oli stated that the alliance with the NC aims to advance stalled development projects and address national needs through a consensus government. Oli emphasized that the coalition with NC is intended to resolve the nation’s crisis.

PM Dahal is scheduled to seek vote of confidence on July 12: Speaker Ghimire

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Devraj Ghimire, announced that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ will seek a vote of confidence on July 12. During the House session on Sunday, Speaker Ghimire informed that Prime Minister Dahal will present a proposal for a vote of confidence on July 12, by Article 100, Clause 2 of the Constitution. Ghimire mentioned that the House meeting on July 12 has been called specifically for this purpose.

Taskforce for suggesting reforms in criminal justice submits report to PM Dahal

A report on suggestions for reforming the criminal justice administration has been presented before Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’. The Criminal Justice Administration Reform Study and Suggestion Taskforce headed by Attorney General Dr Dina Mani Pokharel submitted the report before the Prime Minister today. Receiving the document, the Prime Minister pledged to take the report submissions seriously.

Diyalo Bangala Palace opens to public in Chitwan

In the context of Bharatpur Visit Year 2024, the historic Diyalo Bangala Palace in Chitwan has been opened to the public for viewing starting today. Inaugurating the event on Sunday, Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Hit Bahadur Tamang officially opened the Diyalo Bangala Palace for public observation. Constructed in 1962 AD, the palace has been made accessible to the public through the efforts of the Nepal Trust and Bharatpur Metropolitan City. Speaking at the event, Minister Tamang highlighted the significance of Diyalo Bangala in making Bharatpur Visit Year 2024 a success.

JSP Nepal obstructs Madhes Province Assembly meeting demanding budget revision

The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Nepal disrupted the Madhes Provincial Assembly meeting, demanding revisions to the upcoming fiscal year’s budget. Although Sunday’s agenda included discussions on the budget, the meeting was interrupted as soon as it began. Province Assembly member Raju Prasad Gupta from JSP Nepal called for the government’s official stance on the three-point demand submitted to the Chief Minister on June 30.

JSP Nepal obstructs Madhes Province Assembly meeting demanding budget revision

The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Nepal disrupted the Madhes Provincial Assembly meeting, demanding revisions to the upcoming fiscal year’s budget. Although Sunday’s agenda included discussions on the budget, the meeting was interrupted as soon as it began. Province Assembly member Raju Prasad Gupta from JSP Nepal called for the government’s official stance on the three-point demand submitted to the Chief Minister on June 30.

Unified Socialist to finalize central committee members within 10 days

The CPN (Unified Socialist) Party has assigned the responsibility of selecting central committee members to the Province Incharges and Secretaries. A meeting held on Sunday at Aloknagar assigned these responsibilities. The names proposed by the Province Incharges and Secretaries will be reviewed and selected by the central committee, according to party leader Jagannath Kathiwada. Kathiwada stated that the committee will be completed within the next 10 days, and the office bearers will be chosen once the committee is finalized.

Meena Dhakal arrested for attempting to padlock Manoj Gajurel’s house

Meena Dhakal, who has recently been making controversial statements against comedian Manoj Gajurel, was arrested by the police. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajan Karki of District Police Complex Bhaktapur stated that Dhakal was arrested in connection with a cyber crime case. “Meena Dhakal has been arrested from Bhaktapur. We have taken her into custody in a cyber crime case,” Karki told Khabarhub. “We will proceed with legal action against her from Bhaktapur.” According to police reports, Dhakal, accompanied by some people, attempted to lock the house of Manoj Gajurel in Balkot, Bhaktapur on Sunday morning.

All sluice gates opened at Koshi Barrage following rise in Saptakoshi river water level

The water level of the Saptakoshi River has surged dramatically. This morning, measurements at the Koshi Barrage recorded a flow of 370,815 cusecs as of 10 am. Earlier, the Saptakoshi Hydro Measuring Center reported that in response to the rising water levels, 41 out of 56 sluice gates at the Koshi Barrage had been opened. However, as the water level continued to rise significantly, all the gates have now been opened.

NEPSE rises by 21.27 points, trades worth Rs 6 billion

On the first trading day of the week, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index rose by 21.27 points, reaching 2140.97 points. A total of 14,014,622 shares were traded today. The trading session saw an increase in the share prices of 150 companies, while the share prices of 82 companies declined. The share prices of 15 companies remained unchanged.

Publish Date : 07 July 2024 22:10 PM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

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