NC finally picks 13 new ministers

Published On: August 26, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Ending weeks-long wrangling over power sharing between the two rival factions within the party, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the choice of 13 new ministers it is sending into the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government.

Pokhrel appointed Ambassador to Brazil

Published On: August 25, 2016 06:59 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Joint Secretary at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tara Prasad Pokhrel, as the Ambassador to Brazil.

New NC ministers to take oath Friday

Published On: August 25, 2016 06:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The new ministers to be appointed from Nepali Congress (NC) will take oath of office and secrecy on Friday morning.

Amendment meaningless without implementing constitution: Oli

Published On: August 25, 2016 06:01 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli, has said although constitution is a dynamic document, it is meaningless to amend it without implementing effectively.

Paudel faction finalizes names for five ministers

Published On: August 25, 2016 03:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Paudel faction of the major ruling alliance Nepali Congress has finalized names for five ministers allocated for it in the Cabinet on Thursday.

NC to recommend names of ministers today

Published On: August 25, 2016 12:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25:  Three weeks after the election of  Pushpa Kamal Dahal as prime minister, major ruling coalition partner the Nepali Congress (NC) is recommending names for ministers in the cabinet today after President Sher Bahadur Deuba settled the intra-party row by providing five ministers to the Paudel faction.

Paudel gives Deuba tough time picking ministers

Published On: August 25, 2016 02:40 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Three weeks after the election of Pushpa Kamal Dahal as prime minister, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has yet to recommend names for its ministers in the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the parliament has asked the government to draft amendment bill on the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons

PM orders reinvestigation of Mijar's alleged murder

Published On: August 25, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday ordered Ministry of Home Affairs and the Nepal Police to form a high-level probe panel to reinvestigate the alleged murder of Ajit Mijar in Kavre district.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 25: The decision of local authorities of Parsa to approve the lease of Rs 80 million worth of unregistered land previously used by Birgunj Sugar Factory to CPN (Maoist Center) has ignited widespread protests from the locals of the district.