Minister Thapa inspects Bir Hospital

Published On: September 1, 2016 04:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Minister for Health Gagan Thapa on Thursday inspected the Bir Hospital in the Capital City.

Nepal-Japan mark 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Published On: September 1, 2016 04:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: A special ceremony was organized here today to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Japan.

House deliberates on wildlife conservation bill

Published On: September 1, 2016 04:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Legislature-Parliament today endorsed the proposal tabled seeking deliberations on National Park and Wildlife Conservation (Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2071.

No headway in resolving political disputes

Published On: September 1, 2016 05:00 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government has failed to gain any momentum in resolving the major political disputes, even as the Madhes-based parties are expressing dissatisfaction over the slow pace in starting discussions for constitutional amendment. The government, meanwhile, is also feeling the heat from the main opposition CPN-UML, which has been urging it to furnish justification for amending the constitution.

Govt fails to meet the expectations of new constitution

Published On: September 1, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: With less than three weeks left to mark the first anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution in the country, the government is failing to expedite several key tasks that must be done by September 19.

PM for delineation report by mid-Oct

Published On: September 1, 2016 12:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: After failing to forge consensus among the political parties on local restructuring, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has asked the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies under the new federal setup to expedite its work so that the government can hold local polls by mid-April, 2017.

House panel asks ministry to expedite local units delineation

Published On: August 31, 2016 09:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Parliament's Development Committee Wednesday asked the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) to determine the number of local units and delineate their borders to be applicable  under the new federal set up as soon as possible on the basis of clear criteria developed using scientific data.

SC orders EC to public information on election preparation

Published On: August 31, 2016 08:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU Aug 31: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an order to the government and the Election Commission to make public the preparation underway for local body election in the changed context.

Genuine demands of Madhes will be addressed: PM Dahal

Published On: August 31, 2016 06:27 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug. 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the genuine demands of the Madhesi people relating to their dissatisfaction with some contents of the constitution could be addressed through dialogue and consensus.

Kamal Thapa rules out possibility of local poll by mid-April

Published On: August 31, 2016 06:01 PM NPT By: Republica

RAJBIRAJ (Saptari) Aug 31: Rastriya Prajatantra Party ( RPP) Nepal Chair Kamal Thapa has ruled out the possibility of local poll by mid April next year.