JAN 19: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: January 19, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

Prez Office shuts doors for private media photo journalists

Photo journalists from private media outlets were barred to enter the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas and capture the swearing in ceremony of provincial chiefs. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had administered oath of office and secrecy to seven newly-appointed province governors earlier today.

EC allocates election symbols to political parties for NA election

The Election Commission has allocated election symbols to the 21 political parties that have registered for the purpose of the election to the member of National Assembly. The election to the member of the National Assembly is taking place on February 7. The number of voters in the election is 2056 and they will elect eight persons from each province. 

Dhangadhi shut over six-lane road construction row

Dhangadhi has been shut today demanding that the under-construction six-lane road be retained. The road construction halted recently following a protest erupted in the course of pulling down structures on the road for the project. 

Communities, DFO least bothered to douse wildfires

For a week, more than a dozen community and national forests have caught wildfire at Chayanath Rara Municipality, Mugu. However, neither communities nor the District Forest Office (DFO), seem to care to douse the fires.

Trump to be first president in history to appear at anti-abortion rally

The landmark show of support for the pro-life cause will mark the first time in 45 years a president has appeared at the event. Trump will address crowds via video link from the White House Rose Garden. George W Bush addressed the rally via a phone call, and Ronald Reagan through a loudspeaker, but Trump’s video appearance is the strongest show of support yet for the movement.

President inaugurates first cricket festival

President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the first cricket festival organised by the Madan Bhandari Sports Academy, Department of Cricket amidst a ceremony here today. The government has given special attention to the development and promotion of sports sector despite limited resources and infrastructure construction is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Nepal, Minister for Youth and Sports, Rajan Kumar KC, said

Leave A Comment