KATHMANDU, Feb 24: It has become a tradition of successive governments to form a probe committee or commission whenever they come under overwhelming public pressure over some controversy or the other.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: On February 14, the day which marked one year of governance by the Nepal Communist Party, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in his address to the nation had claimed that peace and improved security were the major achievements of his government.

Over 15 Ncell towers attacked

February 24, 2019 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A series of attacks took place across the country targeting operating towers of telecommunications service provider Ncell. The attacks on Friday night injured a few civilians and killed at least one.

MORANG, Feb 23: Nepali Congress (NC) vice president Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has called on the government to immediately hold talks with the party involved in carrying out violent activities in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) on Saturday expressed its deep concern over the bomb explosion that occurred outside the corporate office of mobile network operator Ncell at Nakhkhu in Lalitpur on Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs Karin Kneissl left for Bhutan today, after completing her three-day official visit to Nepal. The Austrian Minister had arrived here on the official visit at the friendly invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Kumari Aryal,  claimed on Friday that the government will take action against the encroachment of Kamalpokhari land.

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.