Published On: August 23, 2016 07:05 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The major political parties remain divided over the number of local units proposed by the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies under the new federal setup.
Published On: August 23, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the Right to Information (RTI) will strengthen democracy in the country.
Published On: August 23, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: At a time when the ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress has been insisting on holding the local elections under the existing setup, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that local polls will be will held under the new local setup envisioned by the new constitution by mid-April, 2017.
Published On: August 23, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: As per the request from the Government of Turkey, authorities in Nepal have intensified vetting of Turkish tourists and other immigrants living in Nepal to check possible infiltration by Islamic leader and cleric Fethullah Gulen, the alleged mastermind behind the failed coup of July 15.
Published On: August 23, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of the government in addressing their demands.
Published On: August 22, 2016 07:15 PM NPT By: Republica
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal gave this information when he called on Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office at Bahadur Bhawan today, the Vice President's press coordinator Manoj Gharti said.
Published On: August 22, 2016 07:06 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Parliamentary committee on Women, Children, Senior Citizens and Social Welfare is leaving for Kanchanpur on Wednesday for an onsite inspection in connection to the murder of Ram Dulari Rana.
Published On: August 22, 2016 06:13 PM NPT By: Madan Koirala
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: At a time when government has directed Election Commission (EC) to prepare for holding local polls, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has demanded with the government to hold elections of the House of Representatives at first.
Published On: August 22, 2016 05:19 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: A two-day gathering of the district presidents of the Nepali Congress has come up with a suggestion that the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission (LBRC) rectify its proposal to form 565 local municipal bodies, saying that the proposal is ‘unscientific and unfeasible.’
Published On: August 22, 2016 05:06 PM NPT By: Republica
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: At a time the government has urged the Election Commission (EC) to make preparations at a war footing to hold the elections in three levels - local, provincial and central - within the time frame stipulated by the constitution, the EC has complained the government of delaying formulation of necessary laws to hold the elections.