Bhutan's Queen Mother arrives in Nepal

January 22, 2019 13:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Queen Mother of Bhutan, Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, is currently on her personal trip to Nepal, sources said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Narendra Pathak, one of the members of the judicial commission formed to investigate the irregularities in the wide-body aircraft purchase scam, has expressed his inability to work as a member of the probe commission saying “I can’t bear double responsibilities.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed both the lower and upper houses of the federal parliament on Monday as the government showed signs to pass the disputed National Medical Education Bill without accommodating the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging his 16th fast-unto-death demanding reforms in the health sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has not shown any interest in addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC even on the 13th day of his 16th fast-unto-death.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has proposed to give the benefit of reservation to a person from the marginalized and backward communities only once in the person's entire career during government service.

Prime Minister Oli reaches Switzerland

January 21, 2019 22:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached Davos, Switzerland on Monday afternoon to attend the 49th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

DHANGADHI, Jan 21: Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash Sharma has said that the demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC were associated with the sentiment of all Nepalis.

LAMJUNG, Jan 21: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has blamed the incumbent government for weakening the democracy by infringing on the press freedom.

NEW DELHI, Jan 21: Chief of the publicity department of Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) Bishwadeep Panday has said that the Indian leadership is willing to further enhance ties with Nepal at the political level.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara adjourned the meeting of House of Representatives of the Parliament following the protest of lawmakers from the Nepali Congress, on Monday.