April 4: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: April 4, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica


Dissatisfied govt doctors threaten to halt vital health services

The Government Doctors' Association of Nepal said that they’d halt all services except emergency from tomorrow. The decision comes as a protest to the government’s civil service adjustment ignoring an agreement between doctors and the government. The doctors have been rejecting the government’s plan to put them under the provincial and local governments and are demanding an amendment to the Civil Servants Adjustment Bill. The doctors want to be “placed” under the federal government.

 PHC calls for complaints against recommended SC justices

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has called for complaints against the five justices that have been recommended to the Supreme Court. The Judicial Council's meeting on Tuesday had recommended Prakash Dhungana, Susmalata Dhungana, Kumar Regmi, Hari Phuyal and Manoj Sharma as justices to the apex court.  

Thundershower in the forecast across the country

Rainfall, thunderstorm and snowfall is likely to occur in the next three days across the country due to the impact of convective cloud, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Convection clouds form when the air floats upwards after being warmer than the surrounding air. 

Road obstruction bars wind storm victims from relief materials

The victims of Balirampur-13 are yet to receive food and non-food item assistance as the local body is yet to open the Balirampur-Chotkiphulbariya road section. The road was obstructed after the wind storm fell trees and brought debris on March 31, 2019.  \

Modi TV, Modi app, Modi rallies: How brand Modi plays in Indian election

PM Modi is widely expected to be in a position to form a new government after the election, according to pollsters, with the big question whether he will win an outright majority or be forced into trying to form a coalition. With the campaign now in full swing, the BJP says Modi physically reaches out to more than 250,000 people a day through the many rallies he addresses. Most of those are then carried live across multiple party platforms and news channels across India, including the nation’s public broadcaster.

India government urged to ban TikTok

Madras High Court on Wednesday asked the central government to ban TikTok, saying the app is “encouraging pornography”. Following the ban request, TikTok responded by saying that the company will review the court order and “take appropriate action.”

 


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