Feb 9: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 9, 2018 18:00 PM

Weekend Hangout

Here’s where you can choose from to go out tonight. 

NC endorses its Province Assembly PP Statute

Nepali Congress has passed the 'Province Assembly Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Statute-2074 BS'. The statute was passed immediately as it was necessary to form Parliamentary Party working Committee in provinces.

Sherdhan Rai , Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, Dormani elected as PP leader

Sherdhan Rai and Dormani Paudel won against their rivals from CPN-UML to become parliamentary party leaderin Province 1 and 3 respectively. Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has been elected as parliamentary party leader from Province 6. 

Air pollution may lead to unethical behaviour

Exposure to air pollution, even imaginative, may lead to unethical behaviour such as crime and cheating, according to a study. Previous studies have indicated that exposure to air pollution elevates individuals’ feelings of anxiety, which is known to correlate with a range of unethical behaviours.

China Ends 25-Year Wait as Yuan Oil Futures Set to Start Trading

After a wait of about a quarter of a century, the world’s biggest oil buyer is finally getting its own crude-futures contract. In a challenge to the world’s dollar-denominated oil benchmarks, China will list local-currency crude futures in Shanghai on March 26. 

North Korean Olympic Team Refuses Free Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Phones

The North Korean Olympic Team reportedly refused to accept the Samsung Galaxy phones that were offered to all the participants at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. It turns out that two countries participating in Olympics can’t get those phones because of international sanctions imposed by the United Nations. The two countries in question are Iran and North Korea, as if there was any doubt about it. 

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