KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The United Kingdom has conveyed to the Nepali side that it was not immediately possible to fulfill  demands to provide compensation for the disparity that Gurkha servicemen in the British army between 1948 to 2006 faced in their pay, pension and other perks as compared to their British counterparts.

NCP dissolves unification taskforce

February 23, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday dissolved the taskforce formed to develop a modality for merger of party's lower committee and sister wings, saying that the taskforce had failed to carry out given tasks two and a half months after its formation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Opposition lawmakers have demanded amendments to the Information Technology Bill, stating that it will constrain freedom of speech and online expression.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Geneva on Saturday to participate in the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Austria has announced economic assistance for Nepal's cultural heritage conservation efforts.

President certifies three bills

February 22, 2019 15:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today authenticated three bills endorsed by the both houses of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Visiting Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl held bilateral talks with her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday dissolved an intra-party taskforce formed to finalize the party's much-delayed unification process in local levels and sister wings.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Against the government proposal to bar recruitment to the joint secretary post through open competition, lawmakers have tabled a number of amendments to the Federal Civil Service Bill demanding that non-civil servants be allowed contest for the post.

Austrian foreign minister in Kathmandu

February 22, 2019 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday for a three-day official visit to Nepal.