Nepal, Togo ink diplomatic relations

March 23, 2019 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal and Togo have established diplomatic relations – increasing the Himalayan nation’s diplomatic relations to 164 countries.

Debate on citizenship bill drags on

March 23, 2019 09:55 am

KATHMANDU, March 23: The issue of citizenship, which was one of the major bones of contention during constitution drafting in 2015, has resurfaced as a hard nut to crack.

PM defends ban on Chand outfit

March 23, 2019 08:17 am

BUTWAL, MARCH 23: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the government had decided to ban all activities of Netra Bikram Chand-led group after it continued with violent activities and incited anarchy.

KATHMANDU, March 23: At a time when a section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders are voicing in favor of a referendum on federalism and republic, Dr Shekhar Koirala, a key leader of the party, has said the country cannot backtrack from federalism and republic.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal Police has arrested 130 leaders and cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) since the recent bomb blast in the capital which took a life.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chand group to abandon criminal activities, come within the constitutional fold and work in favour of protection of sovereignty and independence.

BUTWAL, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli observed the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Airport at Bhairahawa of Rupandehi today and acquired information on its progress.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Council of Ministers on March 18 took various 21 decisions ranging from train purchase to national park management.

JANAKPUR, March 22: Unhappy with the federal government deputing chief district officers (CDOs) in Province 2, the government of the province is introducing a bill in the provincial assembly to counter this. If the bill gets endorsed by the provincial assembly the provincial government will have its own chief district administrators to do its bidding.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has concluded that the British government has been violating the Tripartite Agreement reached between Nepal, India and the UK in 1947 since decades by discriminating against the Gurkhas in their pay and pension.