FM Mahat bats for upgrading Gauriphanta customs point

Published On: September 6, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMADNU, Sept 6: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has assured that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal will prioritize the issue of upgrading the Gauriphanta customs point at Dhangadi to international standard during his India visit.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Commission on Numbers and Boundaries of Local Units under the federal system has received feedback from only 16 districts so far.

Envoy hearings begin today

Published On: September 6, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sep 5: Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee is set to initiate the process for the parliamentary hearings for two ambassadorial nominees for India and China from Tuesday.

PM reaffirms local polls under new setup

Published On: September 6, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has made it clear that the government is preparing to hold the local elections in line with the new constitutional provision.

Former minister Gupta arrested

Published On: September 5, 2016 06:34 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Police have arrested former minister Shyam Sundar Gupta on the charge of threatening and demanding money from a woman.

Three bills tabled at parliament

Published On: September 5, 2016 05:39 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Three bills have been tabled at the parliament on Monday.

Rational of new govt to address Madhes issues: Singh

Published On: September 5, 2016 04:24 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has reasoned the change in the previous government for the cause of resolving the differences with the disgruntled Madhes-centric political parties.

No constitution amendment under pressure: Oli

Published On: September 5, 2016 03:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the constitution should not be amended under pressure or manipulation from a particular party, hurting the interests of the nation.

Earthquake victims to get Rs 500,000 each: PM Dahal

Published On: September 5, 2016 03:42 PM NPT By: Praveen Dhakal

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday said that the government will provide a total of Rs 500,000 each to the earthquake victims. According to him, out of the total amount, Rs 300,000 would be provided as a grant and Rs 200,000 as a public collateral loan.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when the government is preparing to register a constitution amendment bill in the Parliament to address the demands of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), the dispute between the UDMF and Federal Alliance (FA) has intensified.