LALITPUR, June 17: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, attended the live 'video conference' of Nepali first satellite NepaliSat-1 rotating in orbit around the Earth.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Monday expressed solidarity with ongoing protests against the Guthi bill while urging the government to withdraw the controversial bill immediately.

It's too early to call SAARC unviable, says Bhutanese PM

Published On: June 17, 2019 12:31 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, June 17: Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has said that it is too early to call the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) unviable.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel said that recent bombing attacks in Sri Lanka signalled that a new type of terrorism threat has arrived in South Asia.

KATHMANDU, June 17: As the government lands into controversies one after another in recent months, there are growing concerns if the KP Oli administration has been able to set its priorities right to realize its goal of “Happy Nepali and Prosperous Nepal”.

UK won't review tripartite agreement on British Gurkhas

Published On: June 17, 2019 06:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has indicated that the British government was not positive regarding Nepal's proposal to review the tripartite agreement concerning the British Gurkha soldiers.

Oli mulling cabinet reshuffle

Published On: June 17, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli is quietly working to reshuffle his cabinet as questions are being raised about the government's performance from different quarters including his own party, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

PM hints at Guthi Bill revision

Published On: June 17, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has hinted that the government might revise the Guthi Bill if it has hurt the sentiments of some sections of society.

PSC should elevate people's trust: President

Published On: June 16, 2019 06:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the Public Service Commission was expected to perform, in accordance with its constitutional duties, in such a way which could further foster people’s trust on it.

Pro-Hindu organizations to protest against Guthi bill

Published On: June 16, 2019 06:15 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

KATHMANDU, June 16: Several pro-Hindu organizations have decided to organize a series of protests against the proposed Guthi bill from the government.