KATHMANDU, Jan 15: A day after the Supreme Court (SC) refused to issue a stay order in response to a writ petition filed against the government's plan for the adjustment of civil servants in the three tiers of government, two separate petitions were filed at the apex court on Monday, seeking the court's intervention in the matter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court today against the Civil Servants Adjustment Ordinance-2075, demanding the adjustment to be made optional for civil servants.

DHANGADHI, Jan 14: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba denied his involvement in procurement of two wide-body jets by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Newly appointed Republic of China's ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi paid a courtesy call to speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara at the latter's office in Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Foreign policy experts have cautioned the country’s policymakers to remain vigilant regarding the recent developments in the region after the USA came up with the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) of 2018 that, among other things, provides for a dedicated fund for NGOs working for the cause of Tibetan communities living here and seeks to expand cooperation with Nepal as a part of promoting its overall security interests in the Indo-Pacific region.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A 10-member delegation of Publicity Department of Naya Shakti Party is embarking on a visit to India on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Indian is planning to construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China to ensure quick mobilization of troops in case of a conflict, media reports said quoting the Indian government agencies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The fate of the long-delayed transitional justice (TJ) process remains unclear as the extended deadlines of two key commissions formed to settle conflict-era cases is expiring in less than a month. Meanwhile, the stakeholders concerned have been pitching their own conflicting ideas about the legal arrangement in the context of both the commissions’ terms expiring soon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Supreme Court on Sunday declined to issue a stay order against the civil servants adjustment scheme brought by the government for adjusting civil servants in the federal, provincial and local governments.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The parliamentary Education and Health Committee has recommended a probe into alleged irregularities at the Nepal Engineering College (NEC), Bhaktapur.