KATHMANDU, July 8: Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister, Top Bahadur Rayamahji, today said the government was expediting a long-term plan for energy production and to end the prevalent energy crisis.

Decisive protests from mid-September: Federal Alliance

Published On: July 8, 2016 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Central Secretariat of the agitating Federal Alliance has announced to launch "decisive" protests from mid-September.

NC general secretary Koirala takes juice

Published On: July 8, 2016 05:11 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepali Congress general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala drank juice this afternoon following gradual improvement in health. He is receiving treatment at the ICU at Om Hospital here after falling critically ill on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijay Jolly has said that the key to break the deadlock seen in the Nepali politics is in Kathmandu, not in Delhi.

Ministers start commenting on lawmakers' inquiries

Published On: July 8, 2016 03:53 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: The government ministers have started responding to the queries coming from  the lawmakers over the allocation of budget and planning for 13 separate ministries under the Appropriation Bill 2073 at the Parliament.

UDMF boycotts today's parliament meeting

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lawmakers of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have boycotted today's parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 8:  A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has unanimously approved the name of Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav as the Chief Election Commissioner on Friday.

KMC all set to launch paperless governance

Published On: July 8, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: In an attempt to promote transparency, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office is all set to initiate paperless governance system starting from the upcoming fiscal year 2016\\017.

Maoist Center to lobby for consensus government

Published On: July 8, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, July 8: CPN (Maoist Center), a major ruling coalition partner in the CPN-UML led government, has decided to lobby for forming a consensus government under its own leadership.

DPM accused of trying to benefit his lawmakers

Published On: July 8, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lawmakers elected under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category have accused Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Kamal Thapa of attempting to curtail their rights for fulfilling his partisan interest.