KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has inducted two new ministers in his cabinet.

Matter of Shame

April 13, 2023 08:03 am

It is a shame that the Prime Minister Dahal has failed to give full shape to the cabinet, and this is a matter of great concern for the country.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has failed to give full shape to his cabinet as differences surfaced within the coalition partners over the ministerial names.

A worrisome delay

March 30, 2023 07:30 am

The ruling parties have agreed to expand the cabinet in two phases with a few ministers scheduled to join the cabinet by Thursday evening, but this process has been delayed for far too long.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, has said the government will get a full-shape within a couple of days.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has intensified negotiations with the coalition partners as he plans to give full shape to the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced to give full shape to the cabinet within the next four days as he won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has congratulated the Nepali cricketers for being qualified to play the ICC U-19 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: A serious trouble within the ruling alliance has surfaced as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expanded his cabinet on Tuesday.

Deliver on Promises

January 18, 2023 08:10 am

After weeks of delay, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday expanded his cabinet, adding several new members to his team. His move to expand the cabinet comes at a crucial time for Nepal, as the country faces a number of pressing challenges, including economic growth, political stability, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The addition of new members, most of them with excellent track record, to the cabinet is a positive step forward, as it brings fresh perspectives and new ideas to the table.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The ruling parties have reached closer to an agreement to give full shape to the cabinet led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

UML, Maoist Center expedite negotiations to finalize power-sharing deal in provincial governments

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The government has permitted the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to sign separate bilateral air service agreements with the US and Switzerland.

KATHMANDU, August 28: About 400 engineers under the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) have been protesting for a week demanding that a decision made by the Council of Ministers not be implemented.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The government is going to provide Rs 598.68 million as a subsidy through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply to Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has taken a proposal to cabinet to open a public company for the construction of 1,200 MW Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, June 26: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that some of the ministers from his party have already submitted their resignations.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The 51st meeting of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has decided to recommend to the Council of Ministers to extend the term of the 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project to arrange for financial management within 24 months.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The decision by the CPN (Unified Socialist), one of the five ruling parties, to recall the ministers representing the party in the Cabinet currently and replace them with new party members, is not going to be implemented for the time being, according to Health Minister Birodh Khatiwada.

LONDON, May 22: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has come up with an eight-point suggestion for the budget, and policies and programs to be presented in the ongoing parliament session on behalf of the government.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The government has made various decisions and recommendations for the appointment of different individuals to various posts in several public bodies.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The government has decided to approve the grant assistance and the technical assistance related to the feasibility study of trans-border railway to be received under the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement proposed by the government of the People's Republic of China.

MORANG, Feb 17: Chief Minister at Province-1 Rajendra Kumar Rai has said the Cabinet was expanded to lessen the burden and address political needs. CM Rai argued that the previous government had not done any good work.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1, Rajendra Kumar Rai has directed the ministers of his Cabinet and secretaries of the ministries concerned to work in coordination with each other.

KARNALI, Feb 7: Five newly-appointed ministers of the Karnali Province took oath of office and secrecy on Sunday.

KARNALI, Feb 4: Karnali Province Chief Minister, Jeewan Bahadur Shahi has claimed that the Karnali government would get a full shape by coming Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government has appointed Dr Mahashram Sharma as the Chairman of the National Examination Board (NEB).

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The government has slated the date for election for the members of the National Assembly on January 26. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday took this decision.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The government has appointed new governors for Province 1, Sudurpaschim Province, and Karnali Province.

MORANG, Nov 3: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-appointed Chief Minister Rajendra Rai-led administration in Province 1 held on Tuesday evening scrapped all the decisions and political appointments made by the outgoing provincial government led by Bhim Prasad Acharya.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The government has decided to prorogue the ongoing House session from midnight today.

KHARTOUM, Oct 25: Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on Monday in an apparent military coup, three political sources said, throwing a fragile transition towards democracy into disarray.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that it is wrong to claim that the court of law was given a share in the ministerial berths.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Top leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) have urged party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to immediately give full shape to the Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Cabinet is likely to get full shape within a few days.

Cabinet will get full shape today: Dahal

September 23, 2021 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the cabinet will get a complete shape today (Thursday).

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The ruling coalition is in a meeting to discuss further the expansion of the cabinet and the US government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Chairman of the newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal has formally announced that his party will join the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center),  Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained that the Cabinet will get its full shape as soon as the newly-registered party of Madhan Kumar Nepal, the CPN-UML (Socialist), gets approved by the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to expand the Council of Ministers on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is set to become prime minister on Tuesday as per the Supreme Court order, is set to form a small cabinet.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Two days after the Supreme Court annulled the cabinet expansions following the dissolution of the lower house of federal parliament, the existing five members of the KP Sharma Oli-led Cabinet have been assigned additional ministerial portfolios.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 12: Province 2 Governor Rajesh Jha has expressed his dissatisfaction with Chief Minister (CM) Lal Babu Raut, reminding the latter that the new cabinet of the province fails to meet the principle of proportionate inclusion.

PM Oli calls Cabinet meeting

May 10, 2021 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a cabinet meeting for Monday evening.

BUTWAL, MAY 5: The chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel, has expanded his Council of Ministers, inducting three more members.

Province 1 CM expands Cabinet

March 26, 2021 15:23 pm

BIRATNAGAR, March 26: Chief Minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai expanded the provincial Council of Ministers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A Directorate Committee meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) that is entrusted with the responsibility to oversee reconstruction of houses and other important structures devastated by the earthquake has recommended extending the term NRA for a year. The current term of the NRA is expiring on December 25.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government has transferred Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population Yadav Koirala in less than three months after being transferred there.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Cabinet has recommended to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to call the budget session of the Federal Parliament from May 8.

KATHMANDU, April 24: After criticism from all quarters, the government on Thursday decided to withdraw two controversial ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act. The ordinances were swiftly endorsed by president Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.