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Today’s national news in a nutshell

30 April 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.

UML chair Oli pledges Ilam’s development; targets Unified Socialist in by election victory rally

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has entrusted the task of overseeing Ilam’s development and prosperity, along with the newly-elected legislator Suhang Nembang, to the party. During Nembang’s victory rally in Ilam following the by-elections held on Saturday, Oli reiterated his previous commitment to entrust the responsibility of Ilam’s development and prosperity to Suhang, provided he was elected, and assured to stand by his words. Reflecting on his statements made during the campaign, Oli emphasized, “The responsibility for Ilam’s development lies with Nembang. He is my successor, and leading here is his duty, which we will undertake together.”

Karnali CM Kandel expands cabinet

Chief Minister (CM) Yam Lal Kandel of Karnali Province announced the expansion of his Cabinet on Tuesday. CM Kandel, in a move to strengthen governance and administration, appointed Sher Bahadur Buda and Binod Kumar Shah from CPN-UML as the Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Urban Development and Minister for Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperatives, respectively. Additionally, Gautam BK has been appointed as the State Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Urban Development.

Koshi CM Karki urges Province Chief to ensure constitutional adherence, declines confidence vote or resignation

Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, has penned a letter to the Province Chief, urging him to refrain from unconstitutional practices. In a three-page letter addressed to Province Chief Parshuram Khapung, Chief Minister Karki labeled the proposal passed by the Provincial Assembly as unconstitutional. He indirectly cautioned against disobedience should the Province Chief disregard the request. “The proposal adopted by the Provincial Assembly, which seeks to dissolve the government using any available provision contrary to the spirit of the constitution, is deemed unconstitutional,” he stated.

15 injured in UML victory rally pickup van accident in Ilam

15 people sustained injuries in an accident involving a pickup van carrying participants returning from the CPN-UML’s victory parade in Ilam on Tuesday. According to Dinesh Dhakal, a youth leader of the UML, some of the injured ones are in critical condition. The accident took place near Biblate Bazaar in Ilam-5.

Suhang Nembang: A journey from lawyer to legislator

Suhang Nembang, the CPN (UML) candidate in the by-election for the Member of the House of Representatives, has embarked on his parliamentary career following his victory in the by-polls held in Ilam-2 constituency. Suhang begins his journey as a legislator, carrying forward the legacy of his father, Subash Chandra Nembang, who served as the UML Vice Chair and represented the Ilam-2 constituency until his passing on September 12, 2023. In the by-election, Suhang secured victory over his closest contender, Dambar Bahadur Khadka of the Nepali Congress, by a margin of 5,830 votes, with Suhang garnering 27,772 votes while Khadka received 21,942 votes.

NCP-Biplav to contest general elections in 2084

The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) under the leadership of Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ has decided to participate in the upcoming 2084 elections to advance socialist objectives. During a press conference in Kathmandu on Tuesday, NCP General Secretary Biplav announced that the party intends to utilize parliamentary channels to pursue socialist aspirations.

Pollution in Kathmandu: Government urges people to wear masks

The Ministry of Health and Population has urged people to wear masks in view of the increase in air pollution in Kathmandu. Stating that the air quality in the federal capital was at the top of the list of cities with ‘unhealthy air’ throughout the world, the Ministry advised people to wear masks to protect themselves from the air pollution. Ministry’s spokesperson Dr Prakash Budhathoki urged people to not come out of home unnecessarily, not to travel and to stay away from highly polluted areas, as the air pollutants in Kathmandu were high.

Govt resolute to bring Ncell under state ownership despite Satishlal’s plan to gain control

The plan orchestrated by Shatish Lal Acharya to gain control of Axiata through his Nepali partner is likely to be intercepted before it infiltrates political circles and manipulates media narratives. Following intense pressure and CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli’s unwavering stance against allowing CPN-UML’s image tarnish, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda has decided to extend the remaining five-year period solely under the condition that Ncell will revert to the Nepal government after 25 years.

Nepali Army team collects over two tons of garbage from Himalayas

The Clean Himalaya Campaign team has collected around 2 tons of garbage from various Himalayan regions, including Sagarmatha (Mount Everest). The team from the Nepali Army has collected more than 2 tons garbage until Sunday. The collected garbage comprises both biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste. The ongoing Clean Himalaya Campaign is being actively pursued by the Nepali Army.

Investment Summit impact on NEPSE, stock market rises by 25.93 points

Following the conclusion of the Third Investment Summit on Monday, the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) has witnessed a resurgence on Tuesday. On the third day of trading, the NEPSE index surged by 25.93 points, reaching 2006.28 points, a notable increase from 1978.54 points. Today, in a total of 75,271 transactions of 320 companies, 11,838,150 shares were bought and sold, amounting to a business turnover of Rs 4.80 billion.

Sudurpaschim CM Sodari seeking vote of confidence on May 3

Dirgha Bahadur Sodari, the Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, is slated to seek a vote of confidence on Friday (May 3). This decision emerged from a joint meeting of ruling coalition parties held at the office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers on Tuesday morning. Man Bahadur Dhami, leader of the Maoist Central Province Parliamentary Party, stated that during the meeting, it was agreed that the Chief Minister would undergo the vote of confidence in the Provincial Assembly on May 3.

Publish Date : 30 April 2024 22:36 PM

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