No blanket amnesty, Dahal assures TRC

Published On: August 16, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Nabin Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has assured the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) that the government and his party are not seeking a blanket amnesty in conflict-era cases of human rights violation.

Speaker decides to restrict lawmakers' foreign visits

Published On: August 16, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Speaker Onsari Gharti has decided to bar lawmakers from unnecessary foreign visits in view of the controversy around the misuse of diplomatic passport by more than half a dozen lawmakers from CPN (Maoist Center).

Bill on high courts delayed

Published On: August 16, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The parliament on Sunday forwarded the Judicial Administration Bill to a parliamentary committee for further deliberations, prolonging its endorsement process.

2 held for illegally bypassing international phone calls

Published On: August 15, 2016 10:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested two individuals on the charge of illegally running Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) call centers during raids at three different places in New Baneshwar, Sankhamul and Pepsicola Kathmandu.

NRA to provide first installment through special drive

Published On: August 15, 2016 07:22 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the government body formed to carry out post-earthquake rebuilding works, is to provide first installment of the house rebuilding grants to the quake survivors under a month-long special campaign.

Disputes over NSU general convention representatives settled

Published On: August 15, 2016 07:08 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Finally, dispute over the Nepal Students Union (NSU) general convention representative have been sorted out, paving the way for the election.

Emphasis on consolidating unity: UML standing committee

Published On: August 15, 2016 06:22 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The CPN-UML Standing Committee meeting today has emphasized on the need to strengthen unity within the party.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the Home Ministry to carry out immediate rescue of those injured in the bus accident at Birtadeurali in Kavre today.

Australian ambassador White calls on PM Dahal

Published On: August 15, 2016 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Australian ambassador to Nepal Glenn White today called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Ministry of Health has directed the doctors, who are under investigation on the charge of holding fake academic certificate, from carrying out medical practice and to be present at the Ministry immediately.