Dec 19: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: December 19, 2017 06:00 PM NPT

Nepali migrant workers still mercilessly exploited

The Nepali government’s failure to crack down on recruitment agencies charging illegal fees for jobs abroad is leaving migrant workers trapped in a vicious cycle of debt and exploitation.

Oli recalls his previous promise as he visits Rasuwa

Addressing a program in Timure (Nepali-China border) Oli repeated his plans to expand rail networks in the area. During his tenure as the country’s prime minister, Oli had stressed building trains and ships in Nepal.

Dahal urged to take MC-UML unity process to logical end

CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been urged to take the unification process immediately between the party and CPN-UML to a logical conclusion. He further pledged to leave no stone unturned to pay back the people for their valuable ballots by meeting their aspirations for peace, political stability and economic prosperity. 

Pokhara Rhinos, Biratnagar Warriors win in EPL

Karan KC’s bowling skill were in full display as he delivered a nail-biting last over of the match as  Biratnagar Warriors made a comeback from nowhere to win against Lalitpur Patriots. 

 Peshawar opener Israrullah notched up six sixes in his blistering innings of 61 runs from 52 deliveries to give Pokhara Rhinos first win of the tournament by 10 wickets.  He had also taken four wickets earlier in the match.  

Govt eager for smooth transition of leadership: Minister Basnet

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Minister for Information and Communications Mohan Bahadur Basnet has said the government is eager to hand over the leadership as soon as possible through a due constitutional process by highly respecting the people’s mandate expressed through the recent elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.  Minister Basnet,Spokesperson for the government said, “It is a matter of sadness that various ill-intentioned and suspicious expressions are coming out despite the frequent public statements given by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expressing his eagerness to hand over the power through a due process." 

Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

President Donald Trump’s administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain’s National Health Service.


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