Protesting doctors have withdrawn their protests for a week following an agreement between the Nepal Medical Association (NMA) and government. The medical association had announced a series of protests against government's criminal code stating that it treated doctors as criminals.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that efficient activities of the regional organizations have helped further consolidate emotional ties among the member States, raising the feelings of unity to resolve common problems and promoting the feeling of collaboration in regard with efforts of common interests.
The government is expected to invite different armed groups that are active in the country for a dialogue. The government has formed a committee headed by parliamentarian Som Prasad Pandey, former Minister of Industry to identify dissatisfied groups. The team has been given three months time to initiate and conclude its work, a task that Pandey is hopeful to complete. "The short duration won't be of concern as we'll work efficiently," he said as he expressed hopes that all armed groups would come for talks.
Three days after a pregnant woman died while undergoing treatment, a version from a health post at Yangwarak rural municipality, that the deceased’s husband is reluctant to accept, conflict has erupted. The locals have padlocked the health post blaming it for its carelessness and untimely referring to another hospital.
Nepal lost to Hong Kong by three wickets in the Asia Qualifiers played at UKM-YSD Cricket Oval in Bangi, Malaysia today. Chasing a 96-run target set by Nepal, Hong Kong was able to reach it in 32.3 overs losing seven wickets.
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, killing two and injuring dozens, as it battered the west of the country with violent winds and heavy rainfall. The strong gusts ripped sheeting from rooftops, toppled trucks on bridges and swept a tanker anchored in Osaka bay into a nearby bridge running to the Kansai International Airport.