Billions for local roads in home districts of bigwigs

Published On: June 15, 2016 09:41 PM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, June 16:The prime Minister, other ministers and influential leaders of the opposition parties have managed to get huge funds allocated to their respective constituencies for the development of minor local roads in order to woo local voters.

NC gives green signal to endorse parliamentary regulation

Published On: June 15, 2016 09:38 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 16: With the flexibility shown by main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), major political parties are likely to endorse the much-awaited parliament's new regulation from the next House meeting on Sunday.

PM reaffirms local polls by mid-December

Published On: June 15, 2016 09:33 PM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

NC dismissive KATHMANDU, June 16: Despite objections from the opposition as well as the ruling Maoists, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that the local level elections will be held by mid-December.

LAHAN, June 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday sent the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) a third invitation letter for talks.

Bill proposes registrar general's post at Supreme Court

Published On: June 15, 2016 08:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Supreme Court administration will be led by a registrar general in near future if the Supreme Court Act amendment bill, which is currently under consideration at Parliament, is passed by the House.

Chargesheet filed NEA Accountant

Published On: June 15, 2016 07:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet at the Special Court Wednesday against accountant at the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Satyendra Narayan Singh on the charge of submitting fake credentials for job entry.

KATHMANDU, June 15:The Bill to Amend and Integrate Laws on Responsibility, Duty and Jurisdiction of Judicial Council has given continuity to an existing provision on keeping the property details of judges secret and undisclosed.

Nepal elected as UNGA vice-president

Published On: June 14, 2016 03:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday unanimously elected Nepal as one of its four vice-presidents from the Asia-Pacific Group of States for the 71st session of the General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, June 12:A new party, Naya Shakti Nepal, under the leadership of former Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai, has been formally announced amidst a gathering of thousands of people convened at Dasharath Stadium here on Sunday. Former prime minister Bhattarai, while addressing the gathering, announced that the singular focus of the new party would be on ensuring speedy development and economic prosperity in the country within a matter of years.

Govt proposal for dialogue positive: General Secretary Suman

Published On: June 13, 2016 11:15 AM NPT By: Republica

LAHAN, June 13: The agitating Federal Alliance affiliate Sadbwana Party General Secretary, Manish Kumar Suman, said the letter received from the government on Sunday for resumption of negotiations has been viewed in a positive light.