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.

NSU sets age bar threshold at 32

Published On: August 5, 2016 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Nepal Student Union (NSU) – a sister wing of the Nepali Congress – has set the age bar threshold for election in its organization at 32 years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5:  A Cabinet meeting on Friday is providing martyr status to those killed during the Madhes Movement, compensation to the families of the victims and treatment to the injured.

CHITWAN, Aug 4: Whether or not the outgoing Oli government has met people’s expectations during its tenure, it has certainly left Swami Kamalanayanacharya a pleased man. Just ahead of stepping down, it decided to free a huge portion of land covered by  the so-called spiritual guru’s arshram from the authority of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CIAA chief dillydallys over SC notice

Published On: August 5, 2016 01:23 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) chief Lok Man Singh Karki has been dillydallying over acknowledging a show cause notice issued by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case.

PM Dahal forms six-member cabinet

Published On: August 5, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal assumed office on Thursday after taking oath of office and secrecy from the president earlier in the day.

SC again tells CIAA don't overstep jurisdiction

Published On: August 5, 2016 12:02 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Supreme Court has once again reminded the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) of its jurisdiction and issued an interim order not to overstep that jurisdiction.

Seven IoM professors move SC against CIAA

Published On: August 4, 2016 11:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Seven professors at the Institute of Medicine (IoM) on Thursday registered a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding annulment of the 'illegal order' issued by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to Tribhuvan University to take action against them.

On first day in office, PM pledges ‘govt for poor’

Published On: August 4, 2016 09:04 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Assuming the office of prime minister on Thursday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced that his government would launch a special campaign entitled “the government for poor” with programs related to livelihood, education, health, insurance, technology transfer, employment, self-employment, integration of local market and banking and food security.

New Home Minister vows for sound security

Published On: August 4, 2016 07:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has pledged that the government would leave no stone unturned to strengthen nation's security.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a directive order against animal sacrifice during Gadhimai festival calling on the government to discourage the tradition of sacrificing animals in the name of pleasing gods.