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.

Sujata breaks down in tears after meeting Shashank

Published On: July 6, 2016 03:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala broke down in tears while returning after taking stock of health condition of NC General Secretary Dr. Shashanka Koirala who is undergoing treatment at OM Hospital.

Should Nepal become a nation as ‘happy’ as Bhutan?

Published On: July 6, 2016 02:52 PM NPT By: Manoj Karki

KATHMANDU: Like Nepal, Bhutan too is a landlocked country squeezed between two giant neighbors —China and India. However, unlike Nepal, Bhutan has not had any issue of doing the balancing act between the two emerging economies.

PM Oli takes stock of Koirala’s heath condition

Published On: July 6, 2016 12:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached Om Hospital on Wednesday to take stock of the health condition of Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary, Shashanka Koirala.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Chairman of the Local Level Restructuring Commission Balananda Paudel reiterated that the constitution itself has set the deadline of the commission until mid-March and said that the commission will resist unnecessary political pressure during the course of finalizing the structure of the local government.

CPN (Maoist Center) leaders criticize jumbo committee

Published On: July 6, 2016 03:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: CPN (Maoist Center) politburo members criticized the party leadership for extending the size of the party general convention organizing committee to 1500, during Tuesday's politburo.

PHSC starts studying complaints against CJ and CEC nominees

Published On: July 6, 2016 02:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has started studying complaints registered at the committee against the chief justice and chief election commissioner nominees from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Commissioner Madhavi Bhatta has filed a written proposal at the commission seeking clear vision for looking into the use of child soldiers during the armed conflict and an explanation of various TRC Act and regulations.

First meet of Nepal-India EPG concludes

Published On: July 6, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: The first meeting of the Eminent Persons' Group (EPG) from Nepal and India concluded in Kathmandu on Tuesday starting a formal discussion on the 'Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950' between the two countries.

Discussions on Appropriation Bill conclude

Published On: July 5, 2016 07:12 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 5: The discussion on the Appropriation Bill in the Legislature-Parliament has concluded Tuesday. With this, a work schedule has been released that the concerned ministers would furnish responses to the queries from Wednesday.

PM Oli harps on consensus

Published On: July 5, 2016 05:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed on consensus to end the political transition within a year.