Bhuwan Sharma

The contributor for Republica.

30,000 PSC examinees under stress following SC’s interim order

Published On: September 21, 2021 11:44 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Due to the Supreme Court’s interim order to suspend the recruitment process, some 30,000 candidates who have completed the examinations for various posts of the Public Service Commission (PSC) are under stress.

NC’s Poudel faction faces difficulty to choose a common candidate for party’s president

Published On: September 16, 2021 10:24 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Ram Chandra Poudel faction, which has been dissenting against the activities of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, had announced to field a common candidate for the post of president during the 14th General Convention. Some two weeks have already passed by since the announcement, there has been no dialogue among the aspirants of the party’s presidential post from the Paudel-led faction to forge consensus on a common candidate. The Poudel-faction has been facing difficulty to declare a common candidate as there are many aspirants for the presidency within its own faction.

Valley sees heavy inundation as the land could not absorb water

Published On: September 7, 2021 10:04 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Kathmandu Valley received record breaking 121.5 mm of rain between 1 am and 8:45 am on Monday. On average, Kathmandu receives 199.08 mm of rainfall in September. “This is historic rain as these types of rains are very rare,” said senior meteorologist Nirajan Sapkota. The Valley had received 84.03 mm of rain on September 12, 2008.

DoLMA launches online land transaction service nationwide

Published On: July 9, 2021 01:05 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, July 9: Now people can buy and sell land online right from their homes in the same way as they carry out share transactions in the capital market. The Department of Land Management and Archive (DoLMA) has started the practice of buying, selling and trading land online just like buying and selling shares from home.

Air pollution deadly in the morning and evening hours

Published On: March 29, 2021 10:55 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

The Department of Environment is planning to recommend the government to implement odd-even rule for vehicles, and close schools and colleges if the air pollution lasts for few  the next few days

JSP unlikely to join joint agitation against HoR dissolution being led by Dahal-Nepal faction of NCP

Published On: February 11, 2021 12:03 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Janta Samajbadi Party (JSP) is very much unlikely to join the joint agitation against the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR) being organized by the Puspha Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal led faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Sagarmatha’s new height might be 8,849 meters: Government sources

Published On: December 8, 2020 11:40 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The height of Mount Sagarmatha, world’s highest peak has not decreased from its current height of 8,848 meters. Instead, a source in the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation has said that it has increased a little. According to sources at the ministry, the height might have increased by a meter from its current height 8,848 meters.

Govt sending revised map to UNO, international community

Published On: August 1, 2020 04:30 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, August 1: The government is preparing to send the newly updated map of Nepal to the international community including the southern neighbour India.

Residents of Nabhi, Gunji and Kuti used to pay land revenue to Nepal until 2035 BS

Published On: May 30, 2020 02:13 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, May 30: Nepal has recently unveiled its updated map incorporating the ‘encroached’ region of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh. Gunji, Nabhi and Kuti villages are also retrieved in the newly released map of Nepal.

TU officials monitoring medical colleges charge even taxi fares from them

Published On: November 19, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: It has been found that the officials of Tribuvan University charge medical colleges even for their taxi fares and food and lodging expense when they visit these colleges for inspection.

RJPN applies to EC for registration to participate in phase III local polls

Published On: July 7, 2017 05:20 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, July 7: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), which boycotted the local level elections so far, approached the Election Commission (EC) on Friday, seeking to get registered with the election body to participate in the upcoming elections including the third round of local elections scheduled for September 18.

UDMF unhappy with revised statute amendment bill; to boycott local polls

Published On: April 12, 2017 03:19 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, April 12: The agitating United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) has strongly objected to the new constitution amendment bill registered by the government at the Secretariat of the Legislature-Parliament and has decided to boycott the local polls slated for May 14.

UDMF positive about new constitution amendment proposal

Published On: April 9, 2017 08:50 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, April 9: United Democratic Madhesi Front(UDMF) has indicated that it would accept the new constitution amendment proposal floated by Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal.

UDMF gives 7-day ultimatum to address demands

Published On: March 7, 2017 05:10 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, March 7: Federal Alliance has given seven-day ultimatum to the government to address all its demands related to constitution amendment.

UDMF withdraws support from government, to write formal letter to Speaker on Tuesday

Published On: March 6, 2017 09:03 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, March 6: The United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) has decided to withdraw support from the government.

UDMF calls emergency meeting following cadre's death

Published On: March 6, 2017 07:02 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, March 6: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has called an emergency meeting following the death of its cadre on Monday.

Rift in Front as Yadav-led Forum registers party in EC

Published On: March 2, 2017 11:12 AM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

One of the main allies of Madheshi Front, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has registered the party in Election Commission (EC) for the local election.

PM to meet Madhesi leaders again today

Published On: February 19, 2017 05:50 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to hold another round of talks with leaders of Madhes-based parties in a while.

PM starts consultation with Madhesi leaders to convince them for election

Published On: February 16, 2017 05:05 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started consultation with Madhes-based leaders at individual level in a bid to convince them for holding local elections.

Naya Shakti in Parliament as Naya Shakti, TTPN-D unify

Published On: February 13, 2017 06:00 PM NPT By: Bhuwan Sharma

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Naya Shakti Party led by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai and the Tharuhat Tarai Party Nepal (Democratic) led by lawmaker Ganga Chaudhary have announced their unification on Monday.