NC fails to fill vacant posts of office bearers

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

KATHMANDU, Sep 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has failed to appoint office bearers, central committee members and heads of departments in vacant posts of the party for nearly six months after the party's general convention.

Drop statute of limitations from anti-torture bill: Rights groups

Published On: September 8, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Human rights organizations and activists have urged the parliament to amend the recently tabled bill to criminalize torture by removing the provision of statute of limitations so that the perpetrators of torture during the armed conflict era could be booked under the new law with retroactive effect.

PM asks civil servants to support transformation

Published On: September 8, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged all the civil servants to focus on the process of transforming the existing public administration into a three-tire administration as per the new federal setup as transforming the administation in haste may inivite further complications in the future.

Late Adhikari's contribution to development of Lamjung hailed

Published On: September 7, 2016 07:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Various speakers highlighted the contributions of the late Lekhnath Adhikari to the development of Lamjung district.

Install Prithvi Narayan's statue at Chandragiri hill: Oli

Published On: September 7, 2016 07:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has floated a proposal of setting up a statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah at Chandragiri hill in a bid to promote tourism around the area.

MoFA refutes report claiming postponement of visit by Chinese Prez

Published On: September 7, 2016 06:53 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has refuted a news report that came in various national and international media Wednesday stating that Chinese

Nat'l interest should guide country’s foreign policy: Mahat

Published On: September 7, 2016 03:29 PM NPT By: Republica

LALITPUR, Sept 7: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday said that national interest and unity should be the bases for Nepal’s foreign policy.

Effigy burnt in protest of Pokhrel’s tweet

Published On: September 7, 2016 12:17 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Sept 7: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) strongly reacted against a tweet posted by CPN-UML Leader Shankar Pokhrel at the district headquarters, Gaur on Wednesday morning.

House panel to study enforcement of free-visa, free-ticket policy

Published On: September 7, 2016 07:52 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Although the free-visa, free-ticket policy for migrant workers leaving the country came into effect from July 2015, it has yet to be enforced, forcing migrant workers to pay exorbitant fees to go for abroad jobs.

Prepare roadmap for adjusting administration: PM to chief secy

Published On: September 7, 2016 07:49 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMADNU, Sept 6: PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also chairman of high-level Federalism Implementation and Restructuring Directive Committee, has directed Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi to expedite the process of formulating a clear roadmap for adjusting existing public administration and bureaucracy to the federal system.