Speaker’s directives :

KATHMANDU: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Subas Nembang, on Wednesday met all the chiefs of the Parliamentary Committees and requested them to move the important bills under discussion faster from the committees, so that the House could pass them before it is adjourned for long with the arrival of festivals. — HNS

MPs to meet refugees :

KATHMANDU: The Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee is sending a team of lawmakers to the Bhutanese refugee camps in Morang and Jhapa on Thursday. — HNS

Flights disrupted :

HUMLA: Flights to Humla from Surkhet and Nepalgunj have been disrupted due to incessant rains. As the rivers are swollen, the people of Humla have not been able to go places. There is no stock of food items in the local depot of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC). — RSS

Demonstration staged :

CHITWAN: Students affiliated to the All Nepal National Independent Students Union-Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) and family members of missing persons on Wednesday demonstrated in front of the First Rifle Battalion of the Nepali Army at Bharatpur. They were demanding that status of the missing persons be made public. Meanwhile, rickshaw pullers of the Narayangarh Bharatpur area staged an hour-long chakkajam at Pulchowk in Narayangarh. They were accusing rickshaw owners of exploiting them financially. — HNS

Plaint against cop :

INARUWA: Accusing the then inspector of the Area Police Office Belbari, Ramesh Karki, of meting out atrocities on them and extorting Rs 1.42 lakh, some people have filed a case against Karki at the Office of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority. The victims have demanded that action be taken against Karki. — RSS