German vice minister visiting Nepal today

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: German Vice Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Norbert Barthle is arriving in Kathmandu on Thursday on a three-day visit to Nepal.

Calls for internal inquiry into Mahara affair grow

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:24 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Pressure is mounting on the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to launch an internal inquiry into allegations against Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who has stepped down as speaker of the House of Representatives after being accused of raping a parliament secretariat staffer.

Parliament Secretariat issues notice over Mahara's resignation

Published On: October 2, 2019 04:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: In a notice on Wednesday, the Federal Parliament Secretariat stated House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara stepped down from his post.

NC leader calls for proper action against House Speaker Mahara

Published On: October 2, 2019 01:31 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has called for proper action against Parliament Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who stepped down from the post on Tuesday following sexual harassment accusations.

NEW YORK, Oct 2: Nepal has invited the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, to participate in the first episode of the ~ISagarmatha Sambaad~I, Nepal’s international forum on the theme of climate change scheduled for April next year in Kathmandu.

FM Gyawali invites UN Secy General to Sagarmatha Dialogue

Published On: October 1, 2019 03:56 PM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

NEW YORK, Oct 1: Nepal has invited Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres to participate in the first episode of the Sagarmatha Dialogue titled "Climate Change, Mountains and Future of Humanity" to be organized by the government in April next year.

NC General Secretary calls for fair probe over Mahara case

Published On: October 1, 2019 03:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded the government to launch a fair and independent investigation against Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who has courted controversy after sexually harassing a female employee at the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Speaker of House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has stepped down from his post on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Secretariat meeting held on Tuesday has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down both from the posts of speaker and member of lower house of the parliament after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

PM advises Speaker Mahara to step down from his post

Published On: October 1, 2019 11:53 AM NPT By: Tapendra Karki

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down from his post after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.