SURKHET, Oct 19: Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has said that Prime Minister has the right to reshuffle the cabinet as per the need.

EC makes public election calendar for by-polls

Published On: October 19, 2019 08:09 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: November 7 has been set as the candidacy nomination day for parliamentary and provincial by-elections slated for November 30, the Election Commission (EC) said Friday.

RJPN may postpone general convention yet again

Published On: October 19, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) is considering postponing the general convention yet again as a section of leaders make fresh push for merger with the Samajwadi Party Nepal (SPN).

SC invalidates salaries for elected local officials

Published On: October 19, 2019 07:34 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Friday invalidated the salaries and salary-based perks being paid to elected local officials under laws that have been promulgated locally.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday directed party's local representatives to win people's heart through effective service delivery.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepal's Ambassador to India Nilamber Acharya, who is concurrently accredited to Bhutan, presented credentials to the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in Thimphu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is paying an official visit to Japan from October 20 to 22 to attend the Ceremony of the Enthronement of Naruhito, the Emperor of Japan.

DANG, Oct 18: In a major crackdown against the  Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand, police on Thursday arrested 21 of its central level leaders and cadres from the Mungretakhola area of Rajpur Rural Municipality, Dang district.

Govt working to better relations with India, China: Paudel

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Oct 18: A senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has said the current government has been able to better the country’s relations with both India and China.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Information minister and government spokesperson Gokul Baskota has said that the strategic partnership mentioned in the joint statement during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping doesn’t reflect the military cooperation between Nepal and China.