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Supreme Court issues show cause notice on ambassador nominations

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KATHMANDU — The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to government on the nominations of 21 ambassadors on Friday.

A single bench of Acting Chief Justice Sushila Karki has asked the Office from the President Office, Office of the Prime Minister Office and Council of Ministers, Constitutional Council and designated ambassadors to submit clarifications within 15 days why the  recommendations were not inclusive and furnish reasons and the basis of the recommendations.

The notice was issued responding to a writ petition filed by Rakshya Ram Harijan. In his writ filed on Thursday, Harijan had said the decision to recommendation ambassadors for 21 countries ‘is against the Constitution of Nepal and violates Articles 38 (4), 40 (1), 42 (1) and 282 of the constitution’.

The Cabinet on Tuesday recommended 21 names as ambassadors for various nations.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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