LALITPUR, Aug 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari worshipped and performed pooja at the Krishna temple in Patan Durbar Square today on the occasion of Shree Krishnajanmastami.

Parties agree to add nine local units in Province 2

Published On: August 14, 2017 07:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 13: The ruling parties have agreed to increase nine local units in Province 2 in order to bring the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) onboard the election process.

Indian roads next to border caused tarai floods: Minister

Published On: August 14, 2017 07:15 AM NPT By: Rudra Pangeni

KATHMANDU, August 13: The highways built along the no man's land on the Indian side of the border are the major reasons behind the floods in the tarai, according to Minister for Energy, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi.

NC lawmakers to donate a month's salary to flood victims

Published On: August 14, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) Work Performance Committee on Sunday decided to provide a month's salary of its 207 lawmakers to the flood victims.

PM asks EC to provide umbrella poll symbol to RJPN

Published On: August 14, 2017 03:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of local elections.

Chinese Vice Premier Wang visits Nepal today

Published On: August 14, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 13 : Chinese Vice Premier of the State Council Wang Yang is arriving in Kathmandu on Monday on an official visit to Nepal at the invitation of the Government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 each in compensation to the families of those killed in the recent floods and landslides.

Emergency cabinet meeting at 5 pm

Published On: August 13, 2017 04:46 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency cabinet meeting has been called at 5 this evening.

Attorney general Shrestha resigns

Published On: August 13, 2017 03:51 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, August 13: Attorney General Raman Kumar Shrestha has resigned from his office today.

Govt urges India to open gates of Koshi, Laxmanpur barrages

Published On: August 13, 2017 01:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The government has urged the Indian government to open all gates of Sapktakoshi and Laxmanpur barrages as water levels in the two major rivers crossed the mark of danger due to heavy rainfall since Friday.