KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday issued their statements on the occasion of 35th SAARC Charter Day that falls on December 8.

Anger brews within ruling party

Published On: December 8, 2019 08:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Anger is brewing within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) due to the failure of the leadership to assign roles and responsibilities to party leaders.  Many influential leaders have remained idle since the party was formed after the merger of the then CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre).

EC starts preparation for NA elections

Published On: December 8, 2019 08:05 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: After holding the by-elections successful, the Election Commission (EC) is gearing up to hold election of the National Assembly (NA), the upper house of the bicameral federal parliament, which will soon be bidding farewell to one third of its members in accordance with the constitutional provision.

INSEC records 33 cases of election code violation

Published On: December 7, 2019 02:18 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has recorded 33 cases of the violation of election code.

MPs flay govt for not being serious about border security

Published On: December 7, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Lawmakers from both ruling and opposition parties have criticized the government for not showing seriousness about border security after two ministers skipped a parliamentary summons to answer questions over the issue.

Five indicators determined for prosperity: DPM Pokhrel

Published On: December 6, 2019 04:20 PM NPT By: RSS

LALITPUR, Dec 7 : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwor Pokhrel has said the government was committed to pursuing modernisation in agriculture, industrial development, energy promotion, further development in education and health sectors and infrastructure development.

JC fails to pick SC justice

Published On: December 6, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Judicial Council (JC) led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Thursday failed to pick the nominee for a vacant post of justice at the Supreme Court (SC).

SC summons home minister, mayor over ‘visual pollution’

Published On: December 6, 2019 07:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday issued summons to some bigwigs including Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya for not properly working as directed by the apex court some four years ago.

Land bill won’t affect private Guthi property: Minister

Published On: December 6, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Minister for Land Management, Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal on Thursday said that the proposed Integrated Land Act (ILA)’s sole objective was to stop the misuse of the land under the Guthi Corporation.

PM back at Baluwatar, may need 10 days of rest

Published On: December 6, 2019 07:46 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: After spending 10 days at the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for appendicitis surgery, Prime Minister K P Oli was discharged on Thursday.