KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Although they lauded the tabling of the constitution amendment bill in parliament as a 'positive development', Kathmandu-based foreign diplomats have concluded that the government's attempt to tie up the issue of elections with the amendment could blight the prospects for elections in the near future.

Conflict victims hand memorandum to NC

Published On: December 7, 2016 10:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Conflict Victims' National Society on Wednesday handed over a memorandum to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and urged the largest party in the parliament to pay attention toward transitional justice and transitional justice mechanism.

Speaker to talk to leaders to end House stalemate

Published On: December 7, 2016 09:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: As the fate of the impeachment motion filed against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki has become uncertain, Speaker Onsari Gharti has summoned chiefs of the major political parties seeking solution to end the House obstruction.

NHRC concerned over Tiwari's hunger strike

Published On: December 7, 2016 09:39 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The National Human Rights Commission has expressed serious concerns over the ongoing fast-unto-death by Bikash Tiwari, who wants overall reforms in the health sector and better management of Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj.

House will endorse amendment bill, claims DPM Nidhi

Published On: December 7, 2016 06:03 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has said that failure to hold the three tier elections within the stipulated time could lead to a constitutional crisis in the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: If a foreign woman married to a Nepali citizen wishes to acquire a Nepali citizenship, she will be entitled to a naturalized citizenship if the constitution amendment bill registered in parliament were endorsed.

‘UML to obstruct House unless amendment bill withdrawn’

Published On: December 7, 2016 03:56 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista has warned of obstructing the Parliament and protesting in the streets unless the constitution amendment bill is withdrawn.

BHADRAPUR, Dec 7: The Sanghiya Limbuwan Party Nepal has agreed to a three-point pact of making its protest programs, including the general strike, peaceful.

Students unions demonstrate in front of PM residence

Published On: December 7, 2016 01:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Various students unions close to the opposition parties on Wednesday held demonstrations in front of the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar to protest the registration of the constitution amendment proposal in Parliament.

VP Pun arriving in Nawalparasi today

Published On: December 7, 2016 10:44 AM NPT By: Republica

NAWALPARASI, Dec 7: Vice President, Nanda Bahadur Pun, will arrive in Nawalparasi at 5 pm today to attend the inaugural ceremony of Western Regional Nawalparasi Industrial Trade Fair starting from Thursday at Sunbal locality of the district.