Tibetans held for celebrating Dalai Lama's b'day, released

Published On: July 6, 2016 09:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: A squad from Metropolitan Police Circle Office, Bauddha, on Wednesday morning arrested 30 Tibetans from Bauddhanatha area as they prepared to celebrate the 81st birthday of spiritual leader Dalai Lama. They were released in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded that people displaced by or at high risk of flood in settlements along the banks of the Bhotekoshi River in Sindhupalchok district should be relocated to safer areas.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The health condition of Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary, Dr. Shashank Koirala is still in critical condition, according to the doctors attending to the leader.

UML for nat’l consensus govt: Nepal

Published On: July 6, 2016 04:08 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 6: CPN-UML leader and former Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, today said his party's policy was for forming a national consensus 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.