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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to finalize the names of Ministers from the party after holding discussions with the Nepali Congress.

LRO disregards SC order not to seize Dixit’s land

Published On: August 4, 2016 06:53 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an interim order to the District Land Reform Office, Lalitpur and the Department of Revenue Investigation, not to take any action in cases related to the properties of Kanak Mani Dixit, the noted journalist and chairman of Sajha Yatayat.

Dahal urges consensus on national issues

Published On: August 4, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he is ready to work jointly with all political parties on national issues without harboring any prejudice. Dahal, who was presenting his candidacy in the prime ministerial election in Parliament Wednesday, said that he wished for an end to the politics of negation.

Experts recommend fewer ministers

Published On: August 4, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Siromani Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Successive governments have been forming jumbo cabinets snubbing recommendations from various administration reform committees formed at different points of time.

Dahal in for major test with Delhi

Published On: August 4, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: As it became certain for CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's election to the post of prime minister for the second time on Wednesday, his relations vis-à-vis India have become arguably the most debated political issue in the last couple of days.

Rolpa locals sceptical about Dahal as PM

Published On: August 4, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar

ROLPA, Aug 4: While Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal was being elected prime minister for the second time in parliament on Wednesday, locals in Rolpa, the district from where he and his party initiated the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, were more sceptical than hopeful that a new Dahal premiership would improve the prospects of development in their district.

Oli moves back to Balkot from Balwatar

Published On: August 4, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Outgoing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli moved back to his home at Balkot, Bhaktapur from the prime minister's official residence at Baluwatar on Wednesday after CPN (Maoist-Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was elected as head of the government in parliament Wednesday afternoon.

Dahal becomes PM for the second time

Published On: August 3, 2016 09:35 PM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected prime minister for a second time, eight years after resigning from that post.

India, China congratulate Dahal

Published On: August 3, 2016 06:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: India and China have congratulated Pushpa Kamal Dahal for being elected as the new prime minister of Nepal on Wednesday and wished him success for his new term.