June 25: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: June 25, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

NVC recommends action against some 1,700 employees

The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) has recommended action against 1,668 employees not coming to the office on time and not wearing the formal dress. Of them, 1,119 employees face action for not reporting to work on time and 549 face for not wearing the formal uniform. 

36 Nepali workers injured after bus overturns in Malaysia

Thirty six Nepali workers sustained minor injuries after a factory bus carrying around 38 workers overturned after crashing into a road divider at Tingkat Paya Terubong, Ayer Itam in Malaysia early morning today, according to a local newspaper. The factory bus of Plexus, a company that manufactures electrical materials, was heading to Sea Side when it overturned. More than 1,000 Nepali workers work in the company. 

7k malnourished children prompts Mahottari to launch special campaign

Over 7,000 children from six to 59 months are found suffering from malnutrition in Mahottari, the Tarai/Madhes district in the Province 2. Among them, 2,200 are found with an acute form of malnutrition while 5,002 are mildly malnourished, the District Hospital Mahottari said. With these findings, the District Hospital has launched a special programme against child malnutrition at various (around 10) district-based health facilities. 

Preparations underway to build airport at Charikot

Bhimeshwar Municipality of Dolakha has started doing homework to construct airport in the district.  The municipality has started working on the airport construction taking the traffic congestion, growing number of tourists and activities due to hydropower projects into consideration.

All eyes on Messi to rescue final World Cup chance

The world will be watching Lionel Messi on Tuesday as he and his Argentina team-mates attempt to rescue their Russia 2018 campaign against Nigeria.

Turkey’s victorious Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections. Erdogan has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years. The Turkish leader is accused by critics of adopting increasingly authoritarian tactics. Analysts predict an economic downturn amid rising inflation and a struggling currency. His win could deepen Turkey’s rift with Western allies, who are already concerned by setbacks in democracy and human rights as well as Turkey’s closer ties with Russia


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