ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Friday, July 12

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 12, 2019-

Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (July 12, 2019).

More public procurement provisions were violated in awarding national ID contract to French company

French company IDEMIA was awarded a government contract for the National Identity Management Information System without having to submit its performance security bond in full.


Another Chand cadre’s killing raises questions about government’s stance—and style—against the outfit

The death of a member of the Communist Party of Nepal in police firing in Bhojpur on Wednesday has once again raised concerns over the government’s approach to dealing with the Netra Bikram Chand-led outfit.


Pokhara at high risk of dengue outbreak, a new entomological study shows

Presence of Aedes aegypti and Albopictus mosquitoes and their larvae in huge numbers in Kaski district, especially in Pokhara, is a cause for concern, an entomological study by the Vector-borne Disease Research and Training Center shows.


Officials working on alignment of Galchhi-Kerung transmission line

Renewed interest in the on-again, off-again Kathmandu-Kerung railway plan has been sparked by an announcement by energy officials that they are working to fix the alignment of the Galchhi-Kerung transmission line, the first thing that needs to be built if trains are to run between Nepal and China across the Himalaya.


Tehrathum villagers desert rural areas in search of greener pastures

People from various areas of the district have been leaving for other parts of the country. In the past seven years, 54 families from the Samdu village migrated to eastern Tarai and to Kathmandu. Sixty-eight families from Okhre too left the district for good to settle in eastern Tarai, data from two rural municipalities show.


Published: 12-07-2019 18:30

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