New agreement could further delay grant distribution

Published On: June 30, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, June 30: Main opposition Nepali Congress, which was obstructing the parliament proceedings demanding distribution of housing reconstruction grant of Rs 200,000 in one tranche to quake victims, agreed to end the obstruction as the government put forward the credit conditions reached with the World Bank under the housing reconstruction project.

Implement agreement, NC asks government

Published On: June 29, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 29: Leader of the major opposition Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has demanded that the government immediately implement the agreement reached on Tuesday to provide Rs 150,000 as first installment to every earthquake-hit household.

Talks should be held with Federal Alliance: Yadav

Published On: June 29, 2016 06:16 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June29: Federal Alliance’s coordinator Upendra Yadav has said that Alliance is in protest so the talks also should be done with them to solve the issues.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has applauded role of former members of parliament in handling political ups and downs in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Nepal-Japan Bilateral Consultation Meeting participated by the high officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries has concluded here today.

PM apprises House of Kabul Attack, reconstruction efforts

Published On: June 29, 2016 02:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday apprised the House of the Kabul Attack that claimed the lives of 13 Nepali security guards in Afghanistan on June 20.

BHAKTAPUR, June 29: Naya Shakti Nepal Interim Council member Nirmal Bhattarai has announced his candidacy to the party chairperson.

Parties agree to release quake grant in two installments

Published On: June 29, 2016 01:18 PM NPT By: Durga Dulal

KATHMANDU, June 29: The disrupted Legislature-Parliament meeting has resumed after the main opposition  Nepali Congress (NC) backtracked from its stance that the quake victims should be provided Rs 200,000 in a sump sum.

House meeting postponed till 11:00 am on Wednesday

Published On: June 29, 2016 11:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Legislature-Parliament meeting has been postponed until 11:00 am on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.