CoAS Thapa leaving for week-long visit to China on Sunday

Published On: June 14, 2019 12:16 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

KATHMANDU, June 14: Chief of the Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa is leaving for China on a week-long visit on June 16, the Nepal Army Headquarters said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Former Education Minister and ruling Nepal Communist Party leader Dhaniram Poudel died in Chitwan after suffering a heart attack on Friday morning. He was 53.

KATHMANDU, June 14: After federal ministries and constitutional bodies appeared reluctant to provide their bylaws, regulations, directives and guidelines to parliament for examination, the Delegated Legislation and Government Assurance Committee of the National Assembly is now planning to disclose the names of these ministries and government bodies in the full House.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) on Thursday urged the government to withdraw the vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission and announce fresh vacancies as per the constitutional provision on proportionate reservations.

Nepal, UK agree to continue discussions on Gurkha demands

Published On: June 14, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepal and the UK have agreed to continue discussions to resolve various issues raised by former Gurkha veterans including pay parity.

KATHMANDU, June 13: At a time when the media council bill has drawn criticism from media fraternity and freedom of expression defenders including Federation of Nepali Journalists, Acting Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel held a discussion with the editors at Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal and United Kingdom have vowed to work to strengthen the trade and investment relationship between two countries in line with Nepal’s ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Thursday said that the vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission for 9,161 civil servants in various positions at 515 various local units should be scrapped immediately.

Lawmakers seek action against Minister Pandit

Published On: June 13, 2019 03:04 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, June 13: Lawmakers have accused Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit of undermining the Parliamentary State Affairs Committee's recent order related to vacancy announcements made by the Public Service Commission at local levels.

State 3 government to present FY 2019/20 budget on June 16

Published On: June 13, 2019 02:15 PM NPT By: RSS

HETAUDA, June 13: The State 3 government is scheduled to table the budget for the fiscal year of 2019/20 in the State Assembly meeting scheduled for June 16, according to the private secretariat of the State government Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning, Kailash Prasad Dhungel.