JAN 5: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: January 5, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Govt schedules National Assembly poll for February 7

The government has scheduled the date of National Assembly election for February 7.

An emergency cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar on Friday afternoon decided to this effect.

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. 

PM's directives for expediting development and reconstruction

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed the government ministers, secretaries and agencies concerned to speed up the development and the post-earthquake reconstruction works. Addressing the 41st meeting of the National Planning Commission (NPC), national development problems resolution committee, here today, he stressed that the development construction works which were stopped due to the elections should now be expedited along with the implementation of the federalism. 

Lamjung district community hospital lacks free-distributed medicines

The District Community Hospital is struggling to provide service to patients due to lack of medicines provided by the government for free. At present, the stock has only a few of various 72 types of medicines provided by the government free of charg.

Khumbu wears a deserted look as locals leave for warmer areas to escape cold

With the mercury dipping, locals from northern part of Solukhumbu district have left for low-lying areas including the capital city Kathmandu to escape biting cold. Solukhumbu airport, hotels, campsite, trails, bridges and viewpoints which used to be flooded with tourists during the tourist season, now are wearing a deserted look.

Pep Guardiola wants Alexis Sanchez to join Manchester City in January

Pep Guardiola is now ready to sign Alexis Sanchez before the end of January as he wants more options in attack. Guardiola currently has just one fit first-team striker in Sergio Aguero as Gabriel Jesus has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a knee ligament injury.


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