Japanese State Minister Nobuo calls on PM Dahal

Published On: August 31, 2016 03:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Visiting Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nobuo Kishi, on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Minister Khad bats for restructuring NA

Published On: August 31, 2016 11:22 AM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, Aug 31: Minister for Defence Bal Krishna Khad has stated that the restructuring the Nepal Army (NA) would take place as per the need of the nation.

NC proposes new population criteria for local units

Published On: August 31, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has proposed new population criteria for the delineation of local units such as village councils and municipalities.

Work on Special Court for conflict-era cases starts

Published On: August 31, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has started preparations for setting up a separate Special Court for conflict-era cases of human rights violations recommended by the transitional justice mechanisms for prosecution.

'Materials bank' must to ease reconstruction works: MPs

Published On: August 31, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Gyan P Neupane

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Member of Parliaments (MPs) have asked the government to set up a "material bank" so that the task of reconstruction of thousands of houses that were damaged by devastating earthquakes last year

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Surya Kiran Gurung has warned that he will not continue in his job if the bill to amend the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CIEDP & TRC) Act is not endorsed speedily.

Minister Thapa asks to submit 100-day action plan within a week

Published On: August 30, 2016 07:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Minister for Health, Gagan Kumar Thapa, has directed the division chiefs under the ministry to submit 100-day action plan along with schedule within a week.

House Panel directs govt to effectively run fair price shops

Published On: August 30, 2016 05:12 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Committee (ICCWC) under Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to effectively run fair price shops during the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

Parliamentary committee concerned over NRA performance

Published On: August 30, 2016 05:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Development Committee of the Legislature-Parliament today summoned the Chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and government secretaries to take stock of hurdles surfaced in carrying out post- earthquake reconstruction works.

PM Dahal, Poudel discuss constitution amendment

Published On: August 30, 2016 03:36 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel on Tuesday held a meeting to discuss the matters relating to the amendment of constitution by bringing the Madhes-centric parties into confidence.