KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Violating Parliamentary Finance Committee's strict directive against providing more than Rs 1.5 million for medical treatment of VVIPs and VIPs, the government has decided bear up to Rs 5 million in medical expenses of former Deputy Prime Minister and central leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Sujata Koirala, who is suffering from breast cancer.

Govt preparing to privatize Gorakhali Rubber

Published On: November 14, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Nov 14: The government has started preparation for privatizing Gorakhkali Rubber Industry.

TU appoints Dr. KP Singh IoM dean amid controversy

Published On: November 14, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Bishnu Prasad Aryal

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Ending a months-long delay, Tribhuvan University (TU) on Sunday appointed Prof. Dr. Keshav Prasad Singh to the post of dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the crucial body for granting affiliations to medical colleges and for decidng the number of seats for students at such colleges.

Dr KC starts fresh hunger strike

Published On: November 13, 2016 09:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Dr Govinda KC on Sunday started his tenth hunger strike putting forth six-point demands including appointment of dean at Institute of Medicine (IoM) on the basis of seniority.

295 detained for vandalism during banda

Published On: November 13, 2016 08:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The nationwide general strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN (Maoist) on Sunday partially affected life across the nation, followed by few incidents of vandalism and torching of vehicles.

No top posts for naturalized citizens: Gachchhadar

Published On: November 13, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: At a time when most of the Madhes-based parties are demanding amendments to the constitution to allow naturalized citizens to head key state posts, the chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said that key state posts cannot be given to naturalized citizens.

Cabinet decides to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Sujata

Published On: November 13, 2016 05:31 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Nepali Congress (NC) central leader Sujata Koirala for treatment of her breast cancer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Suspended lawmaker from the CPN (Maoist Center) Lharkyal Lama has got a clean chit from the Special Court in the case filed against him for allegedly amassing huge property through illegal means.

Damak (Jhapa), Nov 13: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the political parties should now give attention towards achieving prosperity for the nation.

Parliament’s website hacked

Published On: November 13, 2016 04:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The official website of Legislature-Parliament has been hacked on Sunday. Hackers have taken control of the website parliament.gov.np and have posted an image of the late King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the unifier of modern Nepal.