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Gurung casts first vote of NC election; Deuba, Singh arrive at poll venue

Published On: December 13, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Seniormost NC leader Kul Bahadur Gurung is the first one to cast his vote in the election, which has started at the National Assembly. Meanwhile, presidential candidates Sher Bahadur Deuba and Prakash Man Singh have also reached the election venue to cast their votes.

NC 14th General Convention: Voting underway to elect central office-bearers, members

Published On: December 13, 2021 10:28 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Voting started at 8 AM today in the election for central office-bearers and members under the ongoing 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress. The voting will take place until 5 PM.

UML to form 49-member standing committee (with names)

Published On: December 12, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The central committee meeting of the CPN-UML has proposed the formation of a 45 member standing committee. The meeting held at Bhaktapur today has recommended 45 names including 19 office-bearers to the standing committee.

CPN-UML nominates party chairpersons in all provinces

Published On: December 12, 2021 05:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The main opposition party CPN-UML has elected its new chairpersons for all seven provinces in the country. The Central Committee meeting of the UML held in Bhaktapur on Sunday elected the party’s province chairs for all seven provinces.

List of candidates for new NC leadership made public

Published On: December 12, 2021 05:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: In the final publication, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bimalendra Nidhi, Prakash Man Singh, Dr Shekhar Koirala, and Kalyan Kumar Gurung are the presidential candidates, after Yuvaraj Neupane withdrew his nomination. One of the remaining five candidates will be elected as the new leader of NC.

NC 14th General Convention: Three polling stations and eleven hundred booths set up

Published On: December 12, 2021 05:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Polling stations have been set up at three places for the election to be held on Monday (tomorrow) under the 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress (NC). Similarly, arrangements have been made for voting through 1,100 booths.

Rwandan ambassador calls on Minister Ale, proposes for bilateral aviation agreement

Published On: December 12, 2021 05:18 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Rwanda’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Nepal, Jacqueline Mukangira, has proposed Nepal for a bilateral aviation agreement.

Investing in the share market instead of manufacturing is a developed form of imperialism: Dahal

Published On: December 12, 2021 03:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the investment of capital in the share market that should have been invested in the industrial sector is a developed form of imperialism.

There is no alternative to choosing PM Deuba as the party’s leader: Dr Mahat

Published On: December 12, 2021 03:13 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has claimed to make the party strong and progressive.

Kathmandu Valley reports year’s lowest temperature

Published On: December 12, 2021 02:28 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Kathmandu Valley recorded 5.0 degrees Celsius today, the lowest temperature of the year. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, today the Valley’s temperature dropped to 5 degrees Celsius and due to this cold was felt in the morning.

52 central members, one joint-general secretary, one presidential candidates withdraw nomination

Published On: December 12, 2021 02:13 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Yuvaraj Neupane has withdrawn his candidacy for the post of Nepali Congress (NC) president at the ongoing 14th General Convention of the party in the capital.

UML CC meeting underway

Published On: December 12, 2021 01:43 PM NPT By: Republica

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 12: The CPN-UML’s central committee (CC) meeting for the second day kicked off at the Bhaktapur-based German Home Hospitality under the chair of KP Sharma Oli.

Yadav, Thakur urge govt to address issues of  Madhesh

Published On: December 12, 2021 11:55 AM NPT By: Republica

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 12: Chairman of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Upendra Yadav has stressed the need for amending the Constitution. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the 14th General Convention of Nepali Congress (NC), Chairman Yadav emphasized amending the constitution.

Oli directs party's people’s organizations to hold conventions without further delay

Published On: December 11, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has directed people’s organizations affiliated with the party to hold a meeting immediately.

Deuba registers candidacy for president along with panel members

Published On: December 11, 2021 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: President Sher Bahadur Deuba, Shekhar Koirala, Prakash Man Singh and Bimalendra Nidhi have registered their candidacy for the post of Nepali Congress (NC) President under its 14th General Convention.

Dr Shekhar Koirala's leadership a must to transform Nepali Congress: Gagan Thapa

Published On: December 11, 2021 05:07 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress (NC) youth leader Gagan Thapa has stressed the need to bring transformation in the party. Talking to media persons after registering his candidacy for the post of General Secretary, leader Thapa said that he has registered his candidacy as there is a need to bring about changes in the party.

Dr Shekhar Koirala and his panel members register nominations

Published On: December 11, 2021 04:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Dr Shekhar Koirala will be running for the post of party’s president while Dhanraj Gurung and Chandra Bhandari are the vice-presidential candidates. Similarly, Gagan Kumar Thapa and Dr Minindra Rijal are the candidates picked for the post of General Secretary.

Gagan Thapa, Dr Rijal to contest for the post of General Secretary from Shekhar Koirala's panel

Published On: December 11, 2021 03:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Gagan Kumar Thapa and Dr Minendra Rijal are fielding candidacies for the post of General Secretary from Dr Shekhar Koirala’s panel. The two leaders joined Koirala’s panel amid a discussion to announce their nomination for various posts of Nepali Congress (NC) president under its 14th General Convention, currently underway at Kathmandu.

Leader Singh announces candidacy for NC prez

Published On: December 11, 2021 03:10 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has announced his candidacy for the post of party’s president in the 14th General Convention that is currently underway in Kathmandu.

Let us not awaken feudalism that is already a history: Chairman Nepal

Published On: December 11, 2021 02:32 PM NPT By: Republica

RUPANDEHI, Dec 11: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has stressed on the need to bring about positive change in everyone’s habits and practices to lead the country towards a path of socialism.