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Today’s national news in a nutshell

11 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.

Chief Minister Sodari’s wife, Geeta, found guilty in corruption case

Geeta Sodari, the wife of Sudurpaschim Province Chief Minister Dirgha Bahadur Sodari, has been found guilty in a corruption case. A bench comprising Special Court Chairman Teknarayan Kunwar and Judges Ram Bahadur Thapa and Ritendra Thapa convicted Geeta on Thursday in a case related to forged educational certificates. Geeta was accused of using a fake educational certificate to secure a government job in teaching. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) had filed a corruption case against her for this offense.

Govt reverses decision to implement National ID for social security benefits

The government has reversed its decision to require a national identity card for accessing social security benefits. At a Cabinet meeting held today at Singha Durbar, the decision to implement the national ID for social security services was postponed. Government spokesperson and Minister for Communication and Information Technology Rekha Sharma announced that due to the recent heavy rains, floods, and landslides, it has become difficult for citizens to obtain the national ID.

Two major parties’ joining power coalition might lead to autocratic rule: Dr. Shashank Koirala

The Central Committee Member of the Nepali Congress, Dr. Shashank Koirala, has expressed concerns that forming a coalition of two major political parties could potentially lead to an autocratic regime in the country. During a brief conversation with journalists in Biratnagar on Thursday, he emphasized the need for a strong opposition to maintain balance.

Nepali Congress issues whip for lawmakers to vote against PM Dahal’s confidence motion

Nepali Congress has issued a whip directing its lawmakers to vote against Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s confidence motion. This directive comes as PM Dahal plans to seek a vote of confidence on Friday. Nepali Congress has instructed its lawmakers to be present and cast their votes against Dahal during the upcoming session. Similarly, CPN-UML, another major party in the federal parliament, has also issued a whip requiring its lawmakers to vote against PM Dahal.

Constitution amendment requires consensus, says Gagan Thapa

Nepali Congress General-Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa stated that the constitution cannot be amended merely at the behest of a single political party. Speaking briefly to media personnel at Biratnagar Airport today, Thapa emphasized that any constitutional amendment must not undermine the federal democratic republican system. “The support and backing of all political parties are required to address the issues observed during the 10-year implementation of the constitution,” he said. Thapa reiterated that the Nepali Congress would adhere to the seven-point agreement reached between the top leaders of the CPN (UML) and Nepali Congress.

NEPSE crosses 2200 points mark, trading over seven billion rupees

The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) crossed the 2200 points mark on Thursday, the final trading day of the week. After hovering between 1800 and 2200 points for a long time, NEPSE surpassed the 2200 points mark on Thursday. This surge in NEPSE follows the political shift where the CPN-UML formed a coalition with the Nepali Congress (NC), ending its alliance with the CPN-Maoist Center and resulting in a change in government.


Publish Date : 11 July 2024 22:02 PM

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