Constitution amendment process to move ahead soon: DPM Nidhi

Published On: August 11, 2016 06:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi on Thursday said that the constitution amendment process will move ahead soon.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) that voted for Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the prime ministerial election, has been playing a role of an opposition in the Legislature-Parliament.

PM Dahal stresses on accountable governance

Published On: August 11, 2016 05:16 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the present government attaches foremost priority to making the governance and the public services accountable to the people.

Parliamentary committee permits to run asphalt plant

Published On: August 11, 2016 02:26 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Environment Protection Committee under the Legislature-Parliament has decided to permit the operation of the asphalt plant by Adarsha Construction Company.

NSU elections to take place on August 13

Published On: August 11, 2016 01:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The election of the Nepal Students Union (NSU), student wing of the Nepali Congress (NC), is set to take place on August 13.

DPM Mahara to go to China, Nidhi to India

Published On: August 11, 2016 12:28 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: In a bid to further consolidate Nepal’s harmonious relations with its two immediate neighbors, India and China, the government has decided to send Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara to China and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi to India.

Oli sees conspiracy for constitutional vacuum

Published On: August 11, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman K P Sharma Oli said that he senses a conspiracy to push the country toward a constitutional and political vacuum by not holding three elections by January 2018.

EC proposes mandatory one-third women representatives

Published On: August 11, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Election Commission has proposed a provision making it mandatory to elect at least one-third women representatives to the House of Representatives as well as the provincial assemblies.

Provide prisoners ample food, allowances: SC

Published On: August 11, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued mandamus order to the government to provide ample food ration and other allowances to prisoners.

PM pledges to seek common understanding on local bodies

Published On: August 11, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has pledged to forge a common understanding among major political forces on the number of local bodies and criteria for restructuring them, and provide it to the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies within a week.