KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Today's meeting of the Council of Ministers decided to table the Bill to Mobilize National Debt in the Legislature-Parliament.

Constitution enforcement govt's topmost priority, says PM Dahal

Published On: September 29, 2016 05:11 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said implementing the constitution together with concluding the remaining task of the peace process is the topmost priority of the government.

Minister Pandey pledges to address freed Haliyas’ problems

Published On: September 29, 2016 03:59 PM NPT By: Republica

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.

PM gives voice to need of medical college in every province

Published On: September 29, 2016 02:51 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, Sept 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he has proposed the Parliament for the establishment of a medical college in every province (proposed).

Former President of NRNA Mahato insists on self-employment

Published On: September 29, 2016 10:29 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

PM Dahal inaugurates SAARC effectiveness conference

Published On: September 29, 2016 10:22 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the SAARC Effectiveness Conference here today.

Bring time-bound plan on elections: MPs

Published On: September 29, 2016 07:55 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

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.

Nepal for SAARC summit as scheduled

Published On: 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.

Govt calls taxi drivers' demands irrational

Published On: September 29, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

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.

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.