September 29, 2016 03:59 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Land Reform and Management Bikram Pandey has pledged to address the problems of freed Haliyas (bonded tillers).
"I will not let their hope for a change in their life end into disappointment. The government has prioritised the problems of the freed Haliyas, taking them as a problem of the state," he said.
September 29, 2016 10:29 AM NPT
PARSA, Sept 29: The former President of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Dr Upendra Mahato has argued that the country would not attain economic prosperity until an environment is enabled wherein each Nepali is self-employed.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Lawmakers have asked the government to immediately come up with a time-bound plan for holding elections for all the three levels--local, provincial and federal--under the new federal setup.
September 29, 2016 07:05 AM NPT
By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal, the current chair of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), has said that it is for holding the 19th SAARC Summit as per the plan, in Islamabad in November.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Even as taxi drivers in the Kathmandu Valley intensified their protest against police crackdown for discouraging meter fraud and overcharging, the government authorities continued to maintain that they would not bow to the irrational demands raised by the drivers.
September 29, 2016 12:30 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Former Chief Secretary Leela Mani Poudyal, who has been recommended as Nepal's ambassador to China, said he accepted the position mainly with a commitment to implement the bilateral agreements reached between Nepal and China earlier this year.