May 30: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: May 30, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

Prime Minister Oli leaves for New Delhi to attend Modi’s inauguration ceremony

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left home for New Delhi to attend Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony being held later today.  Leading a high-powered delegation, Oli departed for the Indian capital. Cabinet ministers and high-ranking officials bade farewell to the prime minister-led delegation at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation suspends construction of int'l cricket stadium in Chitwan following threats of local groups (with press statement)

The Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation has suspended its work to construct a multi-purpose international cricket stadium in Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan. In a press statement on Wednesday, the foundation led by actors Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) said it was forced to suspend the construction works following series of threats from some local groups.

Two NCP leaders suspended for destroying compound walls of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium

Ruling Nepal Communist Party, Chitwan, has suspended two NCP leaders for their alleged involvement in destroying the compound walls of the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium. The statement signed by the NCP district chairperson Yam Bahadur Pariyar has demanded legal action against all involved in the destruction and compensation for the damage. The party also expressed sorrow over the attack.

CIAA files corruption case against immigration officer Aryal

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a graft case at the Special Court against immigration officer at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Ramakanta Aryal on Thursday. In the charge sheet filed at the court, the anti-graft body accused Aryal of amassing properties worth millions. Aryal was found to have earned assets of Rs 40.50 million from 2002 to 2017 even though he earned only Rs 20 million as his regular salary and perks while in service in the same period.

World's tiniest surviving baby born in California

The girl was born 23 weeks and three days into her mother’s 40-week pregnancy. Doctors told her father after the birth that he would have about an hour with his daughter before she died. More than five months have passed, and she has gone home as a healthy infant, weighing 5 pounds (2 kilograms). The baby’s family gave permission to share the story but wanted to stay anonymous, the hospital said. They allowed the girl to go by the name that nurses called her: “Saybie.”

Seven South Koreans killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube

At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said. The boat reportedly collided with another tourist vessel near the Hungarian parliament building, before turning over on the river, which has been flooding, with very strong currents, while a rainstorm enveloped Budapest.


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