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Published On: March 28, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Federal affairs ministry concludes adjustment of government employees to three tiers of government

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) on Thursday said that it has concluded the adjustment of government employees to the three tiers of government in the new federal set-up. At a press conference at his ministry, Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit said that 39960 civil servants were adjusted to the federal government, 13821 civil servants were adjusted to the provincial government and 43807 civil servants were adjusted to the local bodies.

Minister Magar challenges BNP leader Ranju Darshana to prove allegation against her

Minister for Drinking Water Bina Magar has challenged Bibeksheel Nepali Party leader Ranju Darshana to prove the allegation against her. Magar's statement comes after Darshana accused her of indulging in corruption over long-delayed Melamchi project.

Defence Minister Pokharel meets top UN official in New York

Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel held a meeting with UN Under-Secretary General for Operational Support Atul Khare, on Wednesday. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on various issues including the operational challenges faced by the UN peacekeepers as well as the management of major equipment for enhancing effectiveness of the peacekeeping towards the maintenance of international peace and security, according to a press release issued by Nepal's Permanent Mission to United Nations based in New York.

Indian Foreign Secretary arrives in Kathmandu on two-day visit

Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day official visit to Nepal on Thursday morning. Gokhale is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with his counterpart Shanker Das Bairagi today 11 am at Hotel Annapurna.

Asia's mega-cities need clean energy drive to cope with environmental threats

Avoiding threats from climate change and pollution will require Asia’s booming cities to become much more efficient in their use of energy resources, delegates at a city development conference said on Thursday. 

Home Minister bids farewell to national futsal team

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa bade farewell to the national futsal team leaving today for Argentina to play the Futsal World Cup. The Minister wished the team success at an event held at the minister's official residence in Pulchowk today. 



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