Women’s rights activists laud Tumbahangphe not resigning

Published On: January 14, 2020 07:35 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A meeting of women’s rights activists held in Kathmandu on Monday concluded that the position maintained by Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe not to resign from her post had left them all holding their heads high.

Tumbahangphe can't be candidate for speaker: NCP chief whip

Published On: January 13, 2020 10:20 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Chief whip of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dev Gurung has asserted that Shivamaya Tumbahangphe can't be the candidate for speaker of House of Representatives.

Govt not willing to curtail peoples' freedom: Minister Gyawali

Published On: January 13, 2020 08:28 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has clarified that the government does not have any policy to curtail peoples' freedom.

Bibeksheel Party condemns Bagmati CM's intimidation

Published On: January 13, 2020 04:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Bikeksheel Nepali Dal has strongly condemned the act of intimidation by the Chief Minister of Bagmati Province Dormani Poudel from the rostrum of the Provincial Assembly during the meeting of PA on Sunday.

Upper House members riled at ministries

Published On: January 13, 2020 03:23 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Members of the Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee of the National Assembly, the upper house of the federal parliament, have complained that the ministries concerned have failed to obey the committee's directives issued at different times.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Minister for Finance Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada has underlined the need for inclusive investment in the industrial sector for the development and prosperity of the country.

Children's Act to be amended soon

Published On: January 13, 2020 02:14 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The government is set to amend the Act Relating to Children that aims to free Nepal of street children. Efforts were underway to amend the Act, said Chandra Kumar Ghimire, Secretary of the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens.

Tumbahangphe fights back against patriarchy in party

Published On: January 13, 2020 12:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) had barely expected that deputy speaker Shivamaya Tumbahangphe would fight back against her party’s decision to force her to resign.

Gemstone processing centre to be set up in Surkhet

Published On: January 13, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: RSS

SURKHET, Jan 13: A province-level gemstone processing centre is to be set up in Surkhet. The federal government has made preparations for establishing such a centre for mining and processing of precious and semi-precious gemstones found in Karnali.

Province 3 named Bagmati, Hetauda is the capital

Published On: January 13, 2020 08:58 AM NPT By: Ashok Sujan Shrestha

MAKAWANPUR, Jan 13: Almost two years after the provincial government was formed in Province 3, it has been named as ‘Bagmati’ and Hetauda has been fixed as its capital.