KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and president of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday have held talks on resolving the dispute over the Legislature-Parliament Business Operation Regulations.
The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar was positive in regard to arriving at a consensus during discussions on the Regulations taking place in the Parliament on Sunday, PM’s press advisor Pramod Dahal said.
According to him, the two leaders talked on passing the Regulations on the basis of consensus. The Regulations is to be presented for discussions and its endorsement in the parliament meeting on Sunday.
The ruling and the opposition parties have been sparring over the number of members on the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. The ruling parties are sticking to a 15-member PHSC as per the new constitution while the main opposition party is pressing for a 75-member committee as per the erstwhile constitution.
Parliamentary hearing on the recommendation to the posts of the Supreme Court justices and ambassadors to different countries has been stalled due to the delay in forming the PHSC.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost