Published On: August 23, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: If you are expecting to enjoy all the new fundamental rights enshrined in the constitution soon, you may be getting ahead of events.
Published On: August 22, 2018 08:16 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The Ministry of Education has altered a provision in the bill on right to education that would require private schools to provide completely free education to at least 25 percent of their students.
Published On: August 19, 2018 06:51 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Kofi Annan, the former secretary general of the United Nations who passed away on Saturday, is remembered in Nepal for his initiatives at resolving the Maoist conflict here, in his capacity as the head of the global body.
Published On: August 18, 2018 06:52 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: One of the major reasons behind postponements of elections to pick the heads of parliamentary committees is found to be foreign junkets by lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC).
Published On: August 17, 2018 09:22 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A new set of laws to replace the one-and-a-half centuries old Muluki Ain (Civil Code) that introduces sweeping reforms in the traditional legal practices and legal provisions to deal with modern technology-based crimes has come into effect from Friday.
Published On: August 15, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The government appears to be ignoring the fast-approaching constitutional deadline to introduce laws to implement the fundamental rights of the citizens.
Published On: August 4, 2018 06:42 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: In an unprecedented development in the history of Nepal’s judiciary, a nominee for chief justice of the Supreme Court was rejected by parliament on Friday.
Published On: July 8, 2018 05:20 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, July 8: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has become the top choice of lawmakers, with the new regulations expanding the purview of the committee.
Published On: July 7, 2018 06:02 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, July 7: Ignoring the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death, and protests from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), the government registered the much contested National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Friday, with all its controversial provisions intact.
Published On: July 6, 2018 06:49 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
Published On: June 30, 2018 07:06 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
Published On: June 18, 2018 09:22 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, June 18: The Nepali Embassy in the United States is all set to buy a new residence for ambassador Arjun Karki in Washington DC for US$ 7.25 million (Rs 750 million) which is almost equal to the price of former US President Barak Obama’s residence.
Published On: June 16, 2018 06:29 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, June 16: As the constitutional deadline for enacting laws concerning 31 fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution inches closer, the government is likely to miss it for lack of timely preparations.
Published On: May 24, 2018 06:47 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, May 24: It may be just a coincidence or a changing trend. Most ministers in the incumbent government including Prime Minister KP Oli himself are found to have property mainly in the names of their spouses.
Published On: May 21, 2018 07:20 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, May 21: The Department of Prison Management reportedly under pressure from the Ministry of Home Affairs is working to release convicted murderer former Maoist leader Balkrishna Dhungel from jail before he completes his jail 20-year jail term.
Published On: May 13, 2018 08:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
Published On: April 29, 2018 08:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, April 29: A row over the lottery method to fix the tenure of 59 members of the National Assembly (NA) has stalled the upper house regulation.
Published On: April 27, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, April 27: Staff at the parliament secretariat have been receiving allowances equal to 80 percent of their salary, in addition to their regular salary and snacks allowance, and this has been going on for nearly four months now on the basis of a dodgy decision.
Published On: April 2, 2018 06:52 PM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, April 2: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Basnet said that the left alliance government will be converted into a majority government after the formal unification between the two communist parties on April 22.
Published On: March 14, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal
KATHMANDU, March 14: President Bidya Devi Bhanari, 56, has been re-elected to the post of the head of the state for second term on Tuesday winning over two-thirds votes from the 880-member Electoral College comprising the bicameral federal parliament and seven provincial assemblies