KATHMANDU, May 20: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to amend its statute, allowing the party to hold its first general convention within three years since its formation.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Under enormous pressure from national and international media watchdogs, the ruling Nepal Communist Party has started internal discussions hinting at revising harsh press laws that contradict the constitution.

NCP Secretariat meet put off

Published On: May 19, 2019 08:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party called for today has been put off till Tuesday.

Nepal could learn from Bangladesh: Ambassador Shams

Published On: May 19, 2019 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, May 19: Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams has said that Nepal could learn from the economic growth achieved by her country. Inspecting a building of Everest Education Foundation being built here using steel structure technology produced in Bangladesh, she said on Saturday that lately, Bangladesh has made significant progress in economic growth and development.

Ward chief thrashed during municipal meeting

Published On: May 19, 2019 08:18 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, May 19: The ward chief of Chamundabindrasauni Municipality-5 of Dailekh district was thrashed a school principal during a meeting of the municipality on Friday.

PM vows to revive UN committee on Lumbini

Published On: May 19, 2019 07:10 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

LUMBINI May 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed to revive an international committee formed  under the United Nations  some 49 years ago for the development  of  Lumbini,  birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, and garner international support for that purpose.

Haste makes waste at Sikta Irrigation project

Published On: May 19, 2019 06:05 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 19: Breaching all the rules,  then director of the Sikta Irrigation Project Ramesh Basnet hastily awarded the contract for the construction of the eastern canal . On July 24, 2017, the construction company Kumar Kalika JV signed the contract for building the 53 kilometer  canal with a budget of Rs. 3.6 billion.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Two parallel administrative centers have been in existence for the past two years in Thulibheri Municipality of Dolpa, following a dispute among the local representatives over the center of the local unit.

Government brings no substantive work for people: Deuba

Published On: May 18, 2019 05:25 PM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, May 18: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of failing to come up with a single work of substantive value in favor of the people.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Amid a special function, the International Day of Vesak (Buddha Purnima) was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York earlier today.