JULY 30: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: July 30, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Multiple ownership puts quake survivors' house construction in limbo

The construction of private houses of beneficiaries – legally partitioned yet having joint ownership of land – has not gained any momentum. House construction of the newly-registered beneficiary households having multiple ownership of land is not making any progress in lack of separate land space for the same, according to the District Project Implementation Unit of Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project. 

1 killed, 12 injured in Tanahun road accident

The microbus, Ba 2 Kha 1838, en route to Dumre from Damauli collided head-on with a container van, Ba 4 Kha 1124, informed District Police Office, Tanahun killing one and injuring twelve.

Meeting adjourned till Wednesday as PHSC fails to decide fate of acting CJ Joshee

The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has yet again failed to endorse acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee as the country’s new chief justice. The meeting of the PHSC held at  Singha Durbar could not decide whether or not to endorse Joshee to the post and has sought more discussion. The next meeting of PHSC is scheduled for Wednesday at 3.30 pm.

Bhutanese refugees facing water woes

Local people from the northern belt of Damak-3, Jhapa district are facing the crisis of pure drinking water. In order to ensure smooth supply of drinking water to the villagers here, the Government of Nepal in collaboration with different donor agencies had operated a drinking water project from nearby Mawa stream. Unfortunately, the local folks have been deprived of access to drinking water after the stream brushed away the water supply pipes with the excessive erosion of river. 

England's Broad expects pace rotation during India tests

England fast bowler Stuart Broad is expecting his side to rotate their pace options for the five-match test series against India, starting on Wednesday, and is ready for a possible omission. The 32-year-old, who returned from an ankle injury during a first-class match earlier this month, is one of several pacemen in contention, including James Anderson and the uncapped Jamie Porter, to face India in five test matches in six weeks.

Death toll from Greek wildfire reaches 91 as village grieves

Fire officials in Greece raised the death toll from a wildfire that raged through a coastal area east of Athens to 91 and reported that 25 people were missing Sunday, six days after Europe’s deadliest forest fire in more than a century. Before the national fire service updated the official number of fatalities, it stood at 86 as hundreds of mourners attended a Sunday morning memorial service for the victims in the seaside village hardest-hit by the blaze.





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