KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The government has decided to withdraw the cases filed against the accused of the Tikapur massacre that took place some eight years ago. A Cabinet meeting held on September 12 decided to amend the law and withdraw the cases against the accused of the massacre.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: After the increase in cases of human trafficking due to the misuse of tourist visas, the government is going to revise and tighten the procedure for managing foreign departure permits for tourist visas. After human traffickers started sending domestic workers to Gulf countries by misusing visit visas, the government is going to tighten the procedures.
KATHMANDU, August 25: Ghanshyam Bhusal, a leader of the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has suggested that if a ‘left front’ is formed in the upcoming elections, it can get up to 150 seats out of the 165 seats under direct election to the federal parliament. He made such a remark while presenting his proposal at the standing committee meeting of the party.
KATHMANDU, August 24: Chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli met Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday morning and objected to the fact that the government is working unilaterally without any consultation with the main opposition party.
August 22: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal on Monday agreed on three points, including the formulation of a joint manifesto and party unity coordination committee ahead of the November 20 elections.
KATHMANDU, August 17: National Assembly member Bamdev Gautam, who has been out of the national politics for some time now, has come into the limelight again after he announced to participate in the federal election with the Maoist center's election symbol–the hammer and sickle insider the circle. He has come into the limelight because he plans to participate in the parliamentary election with a strong desire to become elected as the prime minister.
KATHMANDU, August 7: The Department of Health Services under the Ministry of Health and Population has been preparing to purchase health equipment by paying Rs 410 million more than the actual price in collusion with some unscrupulous businessmen. According to a highly-placed source at the ministry, the company price of the equipment, which the supply division of the department is preparing to purchase, is around Rs 320 million. However, the department has agreed to purchase the equipment for Rs 730 million in collusion with the businessmen.
KATHMANDU, August 3: It has been found that Nepal Police paid twice the market price while purchasing DSM boots for police personnel. The price of ``Fighter Shoes'' produced by Modern Shoes Limited in the name of Cornwall Business Traders has doubled.
KATHMANDU, July 20: A team of Indian security personnel has arrived in Nepal to search for uranium. A six-member team of Indian Police's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Indian intelligence agency- Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)-- has been in Nepal for a week.
KATHMANDU, JULY 17: Only a year after splitting, communist leaders have proposed unity. On May 17, 2018, the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) merged to form the CPN. Three years after that, on 7 March 2021, after the Supreme Court ordered both the parties to stay separate, the leaders of UML and Maoist, which are separate parties, used the same platform on Saturday to propose party unity or a left alliance in the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, July 10: The government is preparing to purchase crowd-control weapons and equipment for Nepal Police at the end of the fiscal year. At a time when the country's economy is weak, the police are preparing to buy deadly weapons that are not needed immediately.
KATHMANDU, JUNE 30: The government has deployed Nepal Army helicopters in three provinces for relief and rescue, saying that 72 districts are at the risk of floods and landslides. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, 72 districts are at the risk of floods and landslides for which army helicopters are on standby to mobilize security forces and other stakeholders concerned and assist in relief and rescue operations.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The Indian government has made an accusation that the Madrasas (Islamic schools) in Nepal are carrying out anti-India terrorist activities. The allegation was made by the Indian side at a meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Nepal-India Joint Secretary level border management
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Leaders of the ruling parties have been convincing each other to save the alliance after a dispute arose over whether to table the US-aid project Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) Agreement at parliament.