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5.2 magnitude quake hits Dolakha

Gorkha Post



DOLAKHA — A significant magnitude 5.2 earthquake has hit Dolakha district on Friday morning.

The National Seismological Centre said the tremor felt at 8:36 am was of an aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake.

The epicentre lied at Dolakha, near Jiri, at the depth of 10 kilometers. The tremor was felt in adjoining districts and denizens in Kathmandu Valley had also felt the tremor.

Thousands of aftershocks followed the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015.

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Civil service employees disagree ordinance





RUPANDEHI- The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) Province-5 has expressed discontent on the employees’ adjustment ordinance brought out by the government.

Noting that the employees’ adjustment ordinance was introduced against the common understanding of the employees, the committee on Monday submitted a 12-point memorandum to the federal government through Province-5 Chief Minister and Office of Council of Ministers.

It may be noted that a 22-point common concept was submitted to the government through Chief Secretary of the federal government after holding discussions among national level trade unions of civil service. The discussion was coordinated by the authentic trade union of civil service employees.

The committee has expressed disagreement on the issuance of employees adjustment ordinance-2018 against the share concerns against the shared concept of the employees.

The Nepal Civil Service Employees Union (Association) has been insisting on the government to adjust employees as per the Adjustment Act-2074 and immediately enforce the voluntary retirement plan as per the Clause 13 of the Act.

A team headed by Association Province-5 Chairperson Madan Gautam had submitted the memorandum to Secretary of Chief Minister and Council of Minister, Basanta Adhikari.

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