France congratulates newly elected PM Dahal

Published On: August 5, 2016 03:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: France on Friday congratulated CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on being elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal.

Kathmandu, Aug 5: The government has decided to withdraw the proposal made by the former CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government recommending the names of 14 individuals of political careers as the ambassador to various countries.

Cabinet scraps nomination of 14 envoys made by  Oli govt

Published On: August 5, 2016 01:29 PM NPT By: Praveen Dhakal

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The government has decided to scrap the nomination of ambassadors recommended by the erstwhile KP Sharma Oli-led government.

UK ambassador to Nepal calls on newly elected PM Dahal

Published On: August 5, 2016 01:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The United Kingdom's ambassador to Nepal Richard Morris, along with Gail Marzetti, head of the Department for International Development (DFID) Nepal today called on the newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's private residence in Lajimpat.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5:   A Cabinet meeting held in Singha Durbar on Friday decided to provide Rs 1 million each to the families of those killed during the Madhes Movement.

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.