HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Som Bahadur Tamang (45) of Kavre was found dead on the premises of New Bus Park, Gongabu, on Tuesday night. Police said he was working as a labourer in the area. There were no injury marks on Tamang’s body. Police have sent Tamang’s body to the TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj for a post-mortem.
KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) is all set to relocate its Consular Section from Narayanhiti to its own compound in Tripureshwor, which was used by Kanti Iswori Shishu Vidhyalaya. An official said the section will have an under-secretary in charge. “Now, only the passport office will remain inside the Narayanhiti compound,” he added. Most MoFA offices were shifted into Singha Durbar in 2010.
EU envoys call on prez
Kathmandu: Ambassadors of European Union member-states today called on President Ram Baran Yadav at his office to discuss recent political developments following the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly.
The envoys expressed concern over the dissolution of the CA without the promulgating the constitution and sought the head of the state’s views on the future course, said a Shital Niwas source. Ambassadors from the EU, Finland, Norway, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and Denmark were present at the meet. It is learnt that the President told the envoys that consensus among national stakeholders is the only way. The meeting comes at a time when the international community is busy holding consultations with various stakeholders to learn their take on the future course of Nepali politics. Envoys from the EU, the US, India and China have been engaged in meetings with top leaders of major parties.
NC against ordinance
Kathmandu: Leaders of the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML have said it was sheer irresponsibility and unconstitutionality on the part of the government to try to bring the budget through ordinance. The government, which has lost its constitutional and moral grounds after the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly, cannot bring budget through ordinance, they argued. At an interaction in the Capital, NC leader Ram Sharan Mahat said Prime Minister must quit for the sake of unity government.