BOSTON, Oct 25: For many people from other countries, the United States of America is a land of opportunity and equality. However, the election agendas for the presidential race here speak otherwise. Equal wages has been one of the major issues being discussed by the candidates in the US election to be held on November 8.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Supreme Court has decided to review its previous verdict on a writ petition challenging Lokman Singh Karki's appointment as the chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The ruling coalition of Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) has been trying to finalize the constitution amendment proposal ahead of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s India visit but the leaders themselves are finding this challenging.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Supreme Court has accepted a review petition from the government and the Nepal Trust over its previous verdict annulling the transfer of land owned by Prerana Singh, daughter of ex-king Gyanendra, to the Neal Trust.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government has failed to gain any momentum in resolving the major political disputes, even as the Madhes-based parties are expressing dissatisfaction over the slow pace in starting discussions for constitutional amendment. The government, meanwhile, is also feeling the heat from the main opposition CPN-UML, which has been urging it to furnish justification for amending the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has started preparations for setting up a separate Special Court for conflict-era cases of human rights violations recommended by the transitional justice mechanisms for prosecution.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Former diplomats and international relations experts have said that possible visits by the Chinese and Indian presidents to Nepal would be positive events for this country. The visits of the two deputy prime ministers to the two neighboring countries as special envoys of the prime minister have ensured that the presidents of those two countries would visit Nepal in the near future, it is reported.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Indian leaders have expressed satisfaction over the efforts being made to address the concerns of Madhesi people in the new Constitution and the progress made in implementing the Constitution.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A transitional provision in the Constitution has set a deadline of January 21, 2018 for electing the new House of Representatives, and several other laws should be in place by then for the smooth functioning of the new statute.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his meeting Tuesday with Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara in Beijing has highlighted the importance of execution of agreements and treaties between Nepal and China for the economic and infrastructural development of Nepal. Mahara is in China as a special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
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.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and its chief commissioner, Lokman Singh Karki, have been not only defying the orders and verdicts of the Supreme Court but also trying to drag the judiciary into controversy.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The Supreme Court on Friday reminded the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) that the new Constitution of Nepal has limited the jurisdiction of the anti-corruption body to only investigating corruption perpetrated by individuals in public positions.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Supreme Court has once again reminded the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) of its jurisdiction and issued an interim order not to overstep that jurisdiction.