July 6: 6 things to know by 6 pm today

Published On: July 6, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

4.6 magnitude tremor jolts valley

A 4.6 magnitude tremor was felt in Kathmandu valley and its surrounding areas at around 4.15 pm on Saturday.  National Seismological Centre's chief Lok Bijay Adhikari informed Republica online that the epicenter of the tremor was in Bhaktapur.

Export of bitter gourds to Qatar begins, supply inadequate to meet demand

Black Diamond Organic Pvt. Ltd. has started exporting organic bitter gourds produced by farmers in Belka Municipality of Udayapur district-the municipality that adjoins the eastern part of Sunsari to Qatar. It exported 50 cartons of bitter gourds to Qatar last year. It is going to export  90 additional cartons in the immediate future.

CIB arrests 'most wanted' Khan from Baneshwor

Police have arrested notorious criminal Nasim Khan on Saturday from the capital.  The team under the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested Khan, who was in the 'most wanted' list of the police, from Baneshwor at 10.00 am. According to CIB Spokesperson Dipak Regmi, Khan has been charged with eight different attempted criminal cases in Kapilvastu.

Nepal Embassy in Thailand organize 'Nepal Evening 2019' to attract Thai tourists

Bangkok-based Nepal Embassy organized ‘Nepal Evening 2019’ on Friday in Phuket, Thailand with a view to promoting Nepali tourism and culture as well as attracting foreign investment for the development of the country. The Embassy organized the program in cooperation with NRNA NCC Thailand and Thai-Nepali Association(TNA).

Latest Southern California quake causes damage, injuries

A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracked buildings, set fires, broke roads and caused several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue. The quake — preceded by Thursday’s 6.4-magnitude temblor in the Mojave Desert — was the largest Southern California quake in at least 20 years and was followed by a series of large and small aftershocks, including a few above magnitude 5.0.

Arthur rues Pakistan's World Cup of ifs and buts

Pakistan lived up to their billing as international cricket’s most unpredictable side during their World Cup campaign, narrowly missing out on a semi-final spot and leaving coach Mickey Arthur to ponder what might have been. The 1992 champions went into their World Cup opener against West Indies on the back of 10 straight losses and were bundled out for 105 inside 22 overs en route to a humiliating seven-wicket drubbing.



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