KATHMANDU, April 7: With just five weeks left before the local polls scheduled for May 14, the leaders of the ruling political parties remain bogged down in disputes over trivial issues instead of concentrating all their efforts on success in the elections.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Setting limits to ostentation during social functions such as weddings, a parliamentary panel has endorsed the Bill Related to Reforms in Social Conduct to replace a 40-year-old law which had become irrelevant.
KATHMANDU, March 22: State Affairs Committee of the Parliament has decided to impose a threshold of three percent and at least one seat under the First-Past-the-Post electoral system to secure seats under the proportional representation system.
KATHMANDU, March 22 : Dahal will attend the Boao conference till March 25 and fly to Beijing later that same day. His meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping has been fixed for March 27. “The prime minister will meet Xi for 15 minutes,” said the source, requesting anonymity.
KATHMANDU, March 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is unlikely to sign any major deal with China during his week-long visit to the northern neighbor scheduled to start from Thursday. The prime minister will first attend the Boao Forum for Asia conference, and then go on to Beijing for political meetings.
KATHMANDU, March 18: With the government formally transforming 3,334 local bodies into 744 local units under the newly-adopted federal system, people in far-flung villages across the country will now get various services from the local units themselves.
KATHMANDU, March 15: A full-House meeting of the parliament on Tuesday asked the government to direct concerned authorities to probe and take action against Lokman Singh Karki, who was disqualified by the Supreme Court as the chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority.
KATHMANDU, March 10: With chairman of the recently unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Kamal Thapa, sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Local Development, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government seems quite close to getting the seven-point constitution amendment bill endorsed by parliament.