April 27: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: April 27, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Weekend Hangout

Every Friday and Saturday, we look into venues around the city to find a suitable place to hang around with our friends and loved ones. Sometimes, it becomes difficult to decide. Republica Online brings weekend hangouts in Kathmandu that you can hop in to for some good music, a bottle of beer and some mouth-watering food.

Cabinet meeting decides to propose second FP session

The cabinet meeting today has decided to recommend to President to call a second session of the Federal Parliament on May 6. The budget session of the House of Representatives and National Assembly will begin once President calls the second FP session. 

Dang still at risk of malaria

Fifteen malaria patients have been found in the past nine months in Dang, the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Dang confirmed. As stated by the DPHO, this number was 34 in the last fiscal year. Though the number of malaria patients is likely to go down in the district this year, the district that lies in Province 5 is still vulnerable to the infectious disease. 

TPS for Nepalis terminated after improvement in humanitarian situation

The American government‘s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is guided by a improvement in humanitarian situation after the earthquake of April 2015, according to press statement released by the US embassy in Kathmandu. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced her decision to conclude Temporary Protected Status designation for Nepal on April 26, 2018.

ICC announces schedule for World Cup 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced the schedule for the 2019 World Cup to be held in England. The opening match will be contested between host England and South Africa on May 30 to 14 July at The Oval in London. The tournament will have ten teams, will last for 45 days, and have 48 matches.

Kim Jong Un: "We have long waited for this moment to happen. All of us."

Standing alongside Moon at the foot of Peace House, Kim addressed the international media on Friday, declaring that the two Koreas are one united people who should work together toward reunification. "We are not a people that should be confronting each other ... we should be living in unity," Kim said. 

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