Commisison warns against too many local units

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of the local bodies has said that increasing the number of local bodies above what has been proposed by the commission would not be economically viable. The commission has proposed forming 565 local bodies under the federal setup.

Speaker warns MPs against absence from meetings

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

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Speaker Onsari Gharti on Sunday has instructed lawmakers to attend House meeting regularly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Almost over 17 months after the last year's devastating earthquake, the government has decided to enforce the National Building Code in all the 217 municipalities and other urbanizing villages with over 1,000 households.

Way paved for 7 high courts

Published On: September 12, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Sep 12: Parliament on Sunday endorsed three inter-related bills,  paving the way for establishing seven high courts as part of the implementation of the new Constitution.

Foreign Minister leaves for India

Published On: September 11, 2016 10:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has left for India on a three-day visit on the invitation of his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.

Civil Servants' transfer begins

Published On: September 11, 2016 06:44 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Ministry of General Administration has begun the process to transfer civil servants. Deputy Spokesperson at the Ministry, Nanda Raj Gyawali, said the Ministry had begun the process after the meeting of the Council of the Ministers on Thursday amended the regulations regarding this.

PM suggested not signing any deal against nation's interest

Published On: September 11, 2016 06:24 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Leaders of various political parties have suggested the Prime Minister not to sign any deal against national interest during his visit to India.

Members picked at NPC, 12 secys transferred

Published On: September 11, 2016 06:04 PM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The government on Sunday appointed three members at National Planning Commission (NPC). A meeting of Council of Ministers picked Swarnim Wagle, Prabhu Budhathoki and Prof. Bhimendraman Pradhan as NPC members.

Congress committed to implement constitution: Minister Lekhak

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

ITAHARI, Sept 11: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak has said that the Nepali Congress was working hard for the implementation of the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Ministry Hitraj Pandey has expressed his commitment to resolve problems facing the Local Restructuring Commission (LRC) in relation to the demarcation of local units.