KATHMANDU, April 15: A total of 14 districts across the country including the Kathmandu Valley have been extremely affected by the second wave of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the government.

PM urges UN to facilitate resolving refugee problem

Published On: August 13, 2016 02:41 PM NPT By: Republica

Kathmandu, Aug 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed his gratefulness to the United Nations for its concern towards resolving Bhutanese refugee problem and also urged the global body to facilitate addressing the problem of the remaining refugees.

UML will not allow disintegration of the country: Gautam

Published On: August 13, 2016 02:27 PM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, Aug 13: CPN-UML Vice-chair Bamdev Gautam has said that not a single article of the constitution and not an inch of the proposed territory of the provinces shall be allowed to be changed.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The restructuring of the local bodies has become a new bone of contention among the political parties of late. Many people had hoped the country would get a political outlet with the Madhes-centric parties participating in the Legislature-Parliament in the election of the new Prime Minister after a gap of nine months. It was expected to pave the way for initiation of dialogue among the parties for amending the constitution and ultimately to its implementation.

PM to expand Cabinet on Sunday

Published On: August 13, 2016 11:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is all set to extent the Cabinet on Sunday.

CPN-UML holding SC meeting at 3:00 pm today

Published On: August 13, 2016 10:39 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A Standing Committee meeting of the CPN-UML has been taking place today for the first time after quitting the government.

Bill proposes PSC written exams for all govt bodies

Published On: August 13, 2016 03:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A new bill registered at the parliament secretariat includes a provision mandating the Public Service Commission (PSC) to conduct examinations for recruiting personnel into the civil service, the security forces and all other government and semi-government bodies.

NC district chiefs suggest interim local polls

Published On: August 13, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepali Congress district presidents have suggested to the party's leaders to stand for holding interim local elections, instead of clinging to the idea of conducting local polls only after the completion of restructuring of local bodies under the federal setup.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Ministry of Industry (MoI) has prepared a draft to set criteria for excavating sand and aggregates in various parts of the country with a view to end series of controversies about sand mining and excavation of construction materials.

45 secretaries present their action plans

Published On: August 13, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: At least 45 secretaries, out of total 55 who had attended a meeting with the prime minister a few days ago, have submitted their ministry's action plan to the Office of Prime Minister and Council Ministers (OPMCM).

CIAA vicinities out of bounds for protesters

Published On: August 13, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Deciding in favor of the Commission for the Investigation on Abuse of Authority (CIAA), the Kathmandu District Administration Office on Friday declared the vicinities around the anti-graft body prohibited areas pending further notice.