Bring foreigners under anti-torture act: MPs

Published On: September 3, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Members of Parliament (MP) have demanded that any foreign national who tortures a Nepali citizen abroad should be brought within the ambit of the anti-torture bill which is now under discussion in Parliament.

SC to review own verdict on ex-royal's Chhauni land

Published On: September 3, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Supreme Court has accepted a review petition from the government and the Nepal Trust over its previous verdict annulling the transfer of land owned by Prerana Singh, daughter of ex-king Gyanendra, to the Neal Trust.

Minister vows to make medical board accountable

Published On: September 3, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The medical board of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) recently recommended former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav to undergo treatment of his prostate cancer in the United States.

Making PM's letter public will set bad precedent: Nidhi

Published On: September 3, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the letter sent by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi cannot be made public as demanded by the main opposition CPN-UML.

VP Pun stresses on national unity

Published On: September 2, 2016 05:32 PM NPT By: Republica

LALITPUR, Sept 2: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun today emphasized the need for striking national unity for the development and prosperity of the country.

Student unions form taskforce

Published On: September 2, 2016 05:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Student unions have formed a taskforce for holding election of the Free Students' Union (FSU) on time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The International Relations and Labor Committee under the Legislature- Parliament has directed the government to further strengthen diplomatic relations with neighboring countries—India and China, on the basis of constitution of Nepal, principles of the Charter of the United Nations and Panchasheel.

Mistreatment of innocent not acceptable: PM Dahal

Published On: September 2, 2016 02:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government would move ahead as per the suggestion of High-Level Probe Commission, formed to probe into Kailali incident took place last year.

Maoist leader lambasts govt

Published On: September 1, 2016 09:27 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: A leader of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) has criticized the government for failure to bust the syndicates in rural transport, the delay in earthquake grant distribution, and other issues.

Govt transfers six secretaries

Published On: September 1, 2016 07:43 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government on Thursday transferred six secretaries.