DHANGADI, April 14: The deadline for the formation of the government in Sudurpaschim Province is ending today.

Shrestha elected UML Nawalpur chair

April 12, 2024 09:02 am

TRIVENI (NAWALPARASI), April 12: Jeevan Shrestha has been elected as chairman of the CPN-UML) Nawalpur District Committee

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Literary Journalists Association honored Balkrishna Basnet, the chairman of the Press Council Nepal, with the title of ‘Himdamaru’ amid a program on Thursday.

BARA, April 7: Adhyananda Pandey was elected chairman of Bara District Committee of the CPN-UML by defeating another candidate in the voting.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Ranjita Shrestha, the chairperson of the Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP), has expelled the party’s chairpersons of Gandaki and Bagmati provinces from the party.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government has opened applications for the post of chairman of the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON). The Ministry of Finance issued a public notice and requested applications from eligible Nepali citizens for the post of SEBON chairman.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Twenty-five people are in the fray to become the chairman of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). High-profile individuals as well as controversial figures from Bhupendra Bhandari, the advisor to Minister for Communication and Information Technology Rekha Sharma, to Dolindra Prasad Sharma, the former general manager of Sajha Publications, have applied for the post of chairman of the NTA.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The government has called for Applications for the post of Chairman of Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA). The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has published a notice inviting applications on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Advocate Om Prakash Aryal has been elected as the president of Constitutional Lawyers’ Forum (CLaF).

KATHMANDU,  Jan 12: Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) has elected Resham Chaudhary as its chairman unanimously.

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 1: The chairman of the District Coordination Committee (DCC) Okhaldhunga, Dilliram Khanal, has passed away. He was 73.

RAUTAHAT. Sept 11: A revelation has surfaced regarding a rural municipality chairman in Sarlahi, who was recently brought to court over discrepancies in his Nepali citizenship certificate. It has come to light that the chairman, Ram Asray Shah of Sarlahi's Dhankaul Rural Municipality, possesses not one, but three Nepali citizenships, each obtained on different dates.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Janamat Party's Abdul Khan has been elected unopposed as the chairman of the Industry, Commerce, Labor and Consumer Interest Committee of the House of Representatives after Ganesh Parajuli, a member of Parliament from the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), withdrew his candidacy.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also the chancellor of Tribhuvan University (TU), has appointed Prof Dr Ghanshyam Bhattarai as the chairman of the university’s Service Commission on Tuesday. Bhattarai is going to retire after six months. The position has been vacant since August 4, 2022. With this, TU Service Commission has got a chairman after one year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has issued a call for applications for the post of the Chairman of the Service Commission in Tribhuvan University (TU), which has remained vacant for a year. The committee formed to recommend the right candidate to the post has invited the interested persons who have worked at least in the post of associate professor to submit their applications with personal details by August 11.

Samik Badal elected as ANNFSU Chairman

February 17, 2023 11:08 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Samik Badal has been elected the chairman of All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) from its 23rd national general convention. ANNFSU is the student wing of CPN- UML.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said there should be no delay to provide citizenship with economic, social and cultural rights to the Non-Resident Nepalis. "There should not be any delay in providing citizenship to the NRNs. We will resolve this issue after the election. Citizenship will be issued to NRNs immediately," he pledged.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: CPN-UML chairperson KP Sharma Oli has urged the political parties to embrace healthy electoral competition.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said that the November 20 election would mark an important point to develop the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: CPN-UML chairman and former prime minister KP Sharma Oli has claimed that his party-led government would be formed after the upcoming parliamentary election.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the projects of national pride should be completed within the stipulated time.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Senior leader Narayankaji Shrestha has been given the responsibility of acting chairman of CPN (Maoist Center).

Hamal is new Sebon chairman

February 17, 2022 18:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Security Board of Nepal (Sebon) got Ramesh Kumar Hamal as its chairman on Thursday, after over four months of the position remaining vacant.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli, who has been resting at his residence in Balakot, Bhaktapur for the past four days after the COVID-19 infection, has a normal health condition.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Chief Personal Secretary to Finance Minister Janardan Sharma Harka Bahadur Nembang has been elected as the chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Province 1 Committee.

Thapa elected as NADA chairman

December 10, 2021 13:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Businessman Dhruba Bahadur Thapa has been elected as the president of NADA Automobiles Association of Nepal.

Rajendra Lingden wins RPP chairmanship

December 5, 2021 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Rajendra Lingden has been elected as the chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).

Marasini appointed Nepal Bank Chairman

February 23, 2021 18:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Madhu Kumar Marasini has been appointed as the chairman Nepal Bank Limited (NBL).

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who led the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, said on Wednesday that as the leader of the rebel group he would take responsibility for the killings of 5,000 people during that conflict, but not 17,000.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Chairman of Public Service Commission (PSC) Umesh Mainali on Wednesday urged the government and parliament not to intervene in activities of constitutional bodies including PSC.

Oli, Dahal table political document

December 15, 2018 16:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Chairpersons KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have presented a joint political proposal during the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s standing committee meeting that started in the capital on Saturday afternoon.

Oct 18: Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers.

KASKI, Sept 23: Damu Adhikari was elected as the Chairman of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the 32nd convention that concluded on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Dolindra Prasad Sharma, general manager and erstwhile chairman of Sajha Prakashan, is reported to be frequenting the centers of power to be appointed to the post of chairman of the 105-year-old publishing house.

CALIFORNIA, July 27: Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is having a very bad day. On Thursday, he lost $17 billion of his fortune, Facebook shares dipped almost 20 percent, and now, some shareholders want his influence on the company reduced.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli has appointed Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the vice chairman of Investment Board Nepal (IBN).

Snake-bite claims ward chairman

June 7, 2018 10:13 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jun 7:  A 35-year-old man on Wednesday night died after being bitten by a venomous snake in the Morang district.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Communist Party of Nepal Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said unity between two big communist parties (CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) is uncommon and multi-dynamic.

SEOUL, May 20: The chairman of South Korea’s LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental in transforming the country’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with a brain disease.

MUGU, April 14: A ward chairman in Jumla district died after he collapsed during the inaugural programme of Rara-Karnali Tourism Year-2075 on Saturday.

Timilsina elected NA Chairman

March 15, 2018 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: CPN-UML leader Ganesh Timilsina, 63, has been elected as the chairman of National Assembly of the federal parliament unopposed on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The meetings of the lower and upper houses of parliament held separately on Tuesday fixed the date for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and chairman of the National Assembly (NA).

UDAYAPUR, Feb 12: Supraj Rai has been elected as the chairman of Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Journalists (FONIJ) Udayapur Chapter.

CPN-UML chairman Oli back to home

January 18, 2018 13:49 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: CPN-UML chairman KP Sharma Oli has arrived at Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A dispute has resurfaced between two media owners - Kailsh Sirohiya of Kantipur Media Group and Ajeyaraj Parajuli Sumagri of Thaha Sanchar - with the latter registering a defamation case against the former at the Kathmandu District Court on Sunday. Sumargi has sought Rs 250 million in compensation from Sirohiya for 'defaming' him through Kantipur Publication.

CHITWAN, Dec 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has pledged to merge Thori of Parsa district into Province No. 3.

Strong govt from now on: Chairman Dahal

December 25, 2017 13:08 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the upcoming government is to be formed strong onward.

NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Former minister Arjun Narsingh KC of Nepali Congress lost by more than 10,000 votes to Narayan Prasad Khatiwadaa, CPN-UML’s district chairman. Khatiwada received 36,892 votes while KC received 26,335.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Top leaders of different political parties have visited CPN  (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Lazimpat on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The only son of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has died of a heart attack on Sunday aged 36.