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.

US congratulates new PM Dahal

Published On: August 4, 2016 06:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The United States of America has congratulated newly appointed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on his election as the head of the government of Nepal.

Will work day in, day out to deliver: PM Dahal

Published On: August 4, 2016 06:08 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Newly-elected Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed commitment to carry out exemplary work during his stint.

PHSC concludes proposed ambassador Thapa's hearing

Published On: August 4, 2016 06:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) of the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday conducted the hearing of Lok Bahadur Thapa, the proposed ambassador to the European Union and Belgium.

Indian envoy Rae calls on newly-elected PM Dahal

Published On: August 4, 2016 06:05 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has called on the newly-elected Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal at latter's residence at Lazimpat on Thursday.

US, Japan congratulate Dahal

Published On: August 4, 2016 02:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The United States of America and Japan have congratulated Pushpa Kamal Dahal on his election as prime minister.

NC, Maoist Center agree on ministerial berth sharing

Published On: August 4, 2016 02:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KAHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have reached a deal on the sharing of ministerial berths.

Nidhi to lead NC in new govt

Published On: August 4, 2016 02:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepali Congress, the largest party in Parliament, has finalized the names of three ministers from the party.