July 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: July 26, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

China agrees to designate eight new destinations for Nepali airlines

China has agreed to designate eight new destinations in China for flights operated by Nepali airlines. According to a press release issued by Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, the two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect.

NCP chair Dahal calls for ending embargo against Cuba

Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed solidarity with Cuban people who have been struggling with the sanctions imposed by the United States for several decades.

Nepal Student Union takes to street seeking justice for Nirmala Panta

Nepal Student Union, the student wing of the Nepali Congress, held a demonstration at Maitighar Mandal in the capital on Friday to exert pressure on the government to take action against the perpetrator who brutally raped and murdered Nirmala Panta last year.

ICAO conference from August 19

A conference of aviation director generals of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is taking place in Kathmandu from August 19-23. Director-General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Rajan Pokharel, informed about this. Aviation director generals of concerned countries of Asia Pacific region would participate in the conference. There would also be a participation of ICAO chair and security officers in the conference. There are 193 members including Nepal in ICAO.

'I'll make Britain great again', Johnson says, echoing Trump

Boris Johnson promised on Thursday that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump in his first speech to parliament as prime minister. Johnson, who was hailed by the U.S. president as Britain’s Trump, has promised to strike a new divorce deal with the European Union and to energise the world’s fifth-largest economy after what he casts as the gloom of Theresa May’s premiership.

Arsenal's Ozil and Kolasinac escape knife-wielding attackers

Mesut Ozil and Arsenal teammate Sead Kolasinac escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking by knife-wielding attackers in North London on Thursday, British media reported. The Dail Mail website said former Germany international midfielder Ozil was driving his black Mercedes when the car was boxed in by motorbike riders wearing helmets.









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