Left sees govt-Chand collusion to foil polls

Published On: November 16, 2017 06:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Coming down heavily on the government for its failure to provide security to poll candidates, the left alliance has accused it of inciting the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist to foil the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.

CHITWAN, Nov 16: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken strong exception to the decision of the government to scrap the agreement signed with China's state-owned company Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC) regarding the Budhigandaki Hydroelectricity Project.

DoFE chief held over graft

Published On: November 16, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday arrested Director General of the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) Bishwaraj Pandey on the charge of taking bribe from a manpower agency.

Foreign employment department DG Pandey arrested

Published On: November 15, 2017 03:27 PM NPT By: RUDRA KHADKA

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Director General of Department of Foreign Employment Bishworaj Pandey on Monday.

CHITWAN, Nov 15: CPN (Maoist Center) Charman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has vowed to provide houses to landless squatters and employments to the needy to garner support from the voters.

UML candidate moves court against 'criminal' NC rival

Published On: November 15, 2017 03:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Claiming that Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for provincial elections from Sunsari constituency no. 2, Hemkarna Paudel is a convicted criminal, CPN-UML candidate from the same constituency, Sarvadhoj Sawa has filed a writ petition against Paudel's candidacy at the Supreme Court (SC).

Prez Bhandari calls on Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Published On: November 14, 2017 08:29 PM NPT By: Republica

ABU DHABI (UAE), Nov 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Tuesday called on His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at Crown Prince Court.

Govt nixes Budhigandaki Hydro award to China firm

Published On: November 14, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Kosh Raj Koirala

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: At a time when the government is trying to woo more investments from China, a cabinet meeting on Monday decided to revoke the government's previous decision to award the Budhigandaki Hydroelectricity project to China's state-owned company Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC).

Sajha chief Sharma courts controversy, again

Published On: November 14, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairperson and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, has courted yet another controversy. This time Sharma has been accused of taking the controversial decision of appointing an employee hired on contract to the post of administration chief of the state-owned publishing house.

CJ assures bar of 'systematic mechanism' for bloc hearings

Published On: November 14, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Monday assured lawyers of introducing a 'systematic mechanism' at the Supreme Court for bloc hearings' of cases of similar nature.