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NBA staging protests to prevent CJ Rana from resuming office today

Published On: December 9, 2022 12:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Bar Association (NBA)-- the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country– is staging a protest to prevent Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana from entering the Supreme Court.

Melamchi water being distributed to households in Kathmandu Valley from today

Published On: December 9, 2022 11:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: From today, water is being distributed to the capital through the tunnel at Ambathan, the origin of the Melamchi River located in Helambu Rural Municipality-1 of Sindhupalchok

NC leader Gachchhadar bats for NC-UML alliance to form new govt

Published On: December 9, 2022 09:05 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has said that two major political parties should forge an alliance to form the next government to ensure political stability in the country.

NC leader Nidhi, Swiss envoy hold a meeting

Published On: December 9, 2022 09:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) former Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi and Ambassador of Switzerland to Nepal, Elisabeth von Capeller, had a courtesy meeting at the former's residence at New Baneshwor on Thursday.

Expansion of financial access a must for economic development in Province-1: NRB study

Published On: December 9, 2022 08:47 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A report prepared by Nepal Rastra Bank has pointed out the need for financial access for the economic development of Province-1.

EU, UNFPA announce to continue their collaboration to combat GBV in Nepal as their two-year project concludes

Published On: December 9, 2022 08:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Delegation of the European Union to Nepal and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday announced the successful completion of a two-year project on combating Gender Based Violence (GBV). The project was designed to enhance women and girls’ continuous and uninterrupted access to gender-based violence support services in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Justice for Chief Justice

Published On: December 9, 2022 08:10 AM NPT By: Republica

The provision of impeachment against key office-bearers of the state has been made in the constitution to ensure separation of power and check and balance among the key state organs. But there is no mention of a deadline in the constitution to conclude impeachment motions once they are registered in parliament. This is a major loophole in the provision for impeachment that must be plugged if any misuse of this provision is to be avoided in the future.

President of Asia Rugby Qais Al Dhalai in Nepal

Published On: December 8, 2022 09:35 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: President of Asia Rugby, Qais Al Dhalai, arrived in Nepal on Thursday. Dhalai has come to Nepal for the U-18 Asian Rugby Sevens Championship to be held at the Dasharath Stadium, Tripureshwar on December 10 and 11.

Club 25 Nepal to organize International Youth Forum 2022

Published On: December 8, 2022 07:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8:  Club 25 Nepal, a sister organization of the Blood Donors Association of Nepal (BLODAN), is collaborating with the International Youth Committee (IYC) of the International Federation for Blood Donors (IFBDO/FIIODS) to organize the 20th edition of the International Youth Forum in Nepal from December 9 to 12. The event will be followed by an optional trekking event from December 12 to December 16.

Makarigad Hydropower CEO reinstated after four years

Published On: December 8, 2022 07:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Labour Court has ordered to reinstate Puja Chand Thakur as the chief executive officer of Makarigad Hydropower Pvt Ltd. A division bench of judges led by the court’s chief Basudev Acharya and judge Prem Kumar Rai on November 30 decided to reinstate Thakur to the post. Following the removal from the post, Thakur had moved the court, seeking her reinstatement. The court verdict came four years after the registration of the writ petition. The court has ordered the hydropower company to restore Thakur with the guarantee of remuneration and entire facilities since the day she was discharged from the duty.

UML calls secretariat meeting on Friday

Published On: December 8, 2022 06:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The CPN (UML) has called for the party’s secretariat meeting on Friday. UML publicity department chief Prithvi Subba Gurung said that the secretariat meeting will discuss contemporary political issues.

CREASION installs Oxygen Plant at TUTH

Published On: December 8, 2022 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Center for Research and Sustainable Development Nepal (CREASION),a not for profit, non-governmental organization promoting compassion-based development, with funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation, has successfully installed and handed over an oxygen plant to the Manmohan Cardio-thoracic Vascular and Transplant Center at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

Fiber breakage causes Ncell network disturbance in parts of western Nepal

Published On: December 8, 2022 05:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Ncell has said that its network has experienced disturbance on Thursday due to multiple optical fiber links breakage in Butwal-Bardaghat and Damuali-Abhukhaireni areas as a result of ongoing road expansion works.

Automobile dealers warn of further protests if their demands are not addressed

Published On: December 8, 2022 05:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The automobile dealers staged a sit-in at Maitighar Mandala on Thursday to protest against the policy adopted by the government that has hampered their business. During the protest organised by NADA Automobiles Association of Nepal, the automobile businessmen said that although the government has lifted the ban on import of vehicles, they are not in a position to sell vehicles due to the policy of the Nepal Rastra Bank.

Vice President Pun bats for human rights

Published On: December 8, 2022 04:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has drawn the attention of the concerned bodies to fully implement legal provisions related to human rights.

Statue of Bhrikuti unveiled at Bhrikuti Fun Park

Published On: December 8, 2022 04:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens Uma Regmi unveiled the statue of Bhrikuti, a national icon of Nepal, at the Bhrikuti Fun Park in the Exhibition Road area, Kathmandu amid a function on Thursday.

JICA vice president on Nepal visit

Published On: December 8, 2022 03:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Dr Junichi Yamada, the executive senior vice-president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was on a three day visit to Kathmandu, Nepal, from December 4 to 7.

Here is how proportional members are elected to provincial assemblies

Published On: December 8, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The final results of the elections held on November 20 have been announced. Nepali Congress has become the biggest party by winning the highest number of seats in the direct and proportional elections.

Role of Jyapu community in development of agricultural economy is important: PM Deuba

Published On: December 8, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Jyapu community, known as a hardworking and honest community, is an integral part of the Nepali society and culture.

German national dies in road accident

Published On: December 8, 2022 02:13 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A foreign national died when a pick-up vehicle and a motorcycle collided in Philsing, Ichhakamana Rural Municipality-3. Two people, including another foreigner, were injured. The accident took place today at 10:15 AM on the Prithvi Highway in Philsing.