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.

Demand for fixing the size of local bodies

Published On: July 26, 2016 12:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: Lawmakers speaking at the Zero Hour Session under the Legislature-Parliament today demanded addressing the landless squatters' problems in Attariya Municipality, demarcating the size of the local bodies at 1,000 and providing the franchise to the Nepalese Diaspora in foreign countries.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki did not attend the Good Governance and Monitoring Committee (GGMC) meeting which was held today at  Singha Durbar citing health problems.

Police arrest 130 cadres of Biplab-led Maoist

Published On: July 26, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepal Police have arrested over 130 cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist from different districts, including Kathmandu Valley, during the nationwide strike enforced by the party on Monday.

14 other parties may join Maoist-NC coalition govt

Published On: July 26, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) that are set to form a new government under the leadership of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal are likely to be joined by 14 other political parties in the new coalition.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government is planning to stop transfers of local development officers (LDOs) in all 75 districts till mid-March next year upon the recommendation of the commission to determine and fix the number and boundaries of local bodies. The commission has said that the transfer of the LDOs will hamper its task.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Lack of awareness of the law and the social stigma around human trafficking keep many victims in Nepal from approaching the courts, even as the number of such cases being prosecuted is slowly rising, a district court judge said.

President asks House to elect new PM within 7 days

Published On: July 26, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday asked the parliament to initiate the process of forming a new government on the basis of political understanding within seven days. Earlier on Sunday, she had approved Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's resignation.

President calls for PM's election in a week

Published On: July 25, 2016 07:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called for the election of the new prime minister on the basis of a political consensus in a week.

Removing difficulty not appropriate option: Leaders

Published On: July 25, 2016 06:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 25: Major political parties' leaders have termed the bid to remove difficulties when the House Session was on as not appropriate.

Two RPP becoming one

Published On: July 25, 2016 06:18 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 25: Rastriya Prajatantra Party and RPP Nepal Samanantar or parallel group is to unite.