Special class secretaries adjusted

January 22, 2019 20:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has adjusted 56 special class secretaries as per the Civil Servants' Adjustment Ordinance 2075.

House to next meet on Friday

January 22, 2019 17:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22:  The federal parliament meeting has been adjourned for 1 pm Friday.

Three ambassadors' names endorsed

January 22, 2019 17:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee under the Federal Parliament has approved the names of the three proposed ambassadors to Canada, Switzerland and Kuwait.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The parliament’s meeting has been halted again for 15 minutes, the second time on Tuesday after Nepali Congress lawmakers demonstrated against the government’s decision to keep the two hospitals under the provincial government.

Bhutan's Queen Mother arrives in Nepal

January 22, 2019 13:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Queen Mother of Bhutan, Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, is currently on her personal trip to Nepal, sources said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Narendra Pathak, one of the members of the judicial commission formed to investigate the irregularities in the wide-body aircraft purchase scam, has expressed his inability to work as a member of the probe commission saying “I can’t bear double responsibilities.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed both the lower and upper houses of the federal parliament on Monday as the government showed signs to pass the disputed National Medical Education Bill without accommodating the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging his 16th fast-unto-death demanding reforms in the health sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has not shown any interest in addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC even on the 13th day of his 16th fast-unto-death.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has proposed to give the benefit of reservation to a person from the marginalized and backward communities only once in the person's entire career during government service.

Prime Minister Oli reaches Switzerland

January 21, 2019 22:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached Davos, Switzerland on Monday afternoon to attend the 49th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).