KATHMANDU, May 5: Leaders of the main opposition Nepal Congress (NC) on Sunday came down heavily against the government for making tall promises in the policy and program for the coming fiscal year despite failing to deliver results on policy and program for the current fiscal year announced last year.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal Communist Party chairmen KP Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have initiated backdoor negotiations to bring disgruntled leaders on board the party merger process after the duo reached an understanding to wrap up the remaining work of the party unification.

SINDHULI, March 23: Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has accused the incumbent government of attempting to centralise power, thus putting democracy at risk.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli watched the movie ‘Captain’ at Big Movies on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Though the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) commemorated the 23rd ‘Peoples War Day’, officially for the first time after the merger between the erstwhile CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), Prime Minister KP Oli who is one of the two chairmen of the party, skipped the event held at the party’s head office on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Prime Minister KP Minister KP Sharma Oli has launched the Prime Minister Employment Program amid a special ceremony in City Hall on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders continue to remain divided over plans to dissolve a high-level unification taskforce after it failed to finalize the merger of lower committees and sister wings within the given deadline.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: At a time when it has already caused diplomatic tension between Kathmandu and Washington DC, the statement issued by Pushpa Kamal Dahal, one of the two chairmen of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), on the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela has also soured relations between the two top leaders of the ruling party.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Prime Minister and Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, KP Sharma Oli, has said the party unification process would reach its logical conclusion soon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The government is striving to steer the country toward peace, equality and prosperity, Prime Minister KP Oli said on Thursday, claiming that his government is laying the groundwork for overall development of the country.

DEC 25: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Our Prime Minister has been in the news recently for some rather peculiar reasons. It all started off with the ‘larger than life’, allegedly taxpayer funded bout of self-indulgence that was the posters, advertisements and billboard spaces rented for the rollout of the Social Security Scheme. Honestly, all of it might have been quite enough to make Kim Jong-Un jealous! If its intent, as many suspect, was to promote a ‘cult of personality’, then it’s safe to say that it backfired massively.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: For the second week in a row, Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota, one of the most trusted lieutenants of Prime Minister KP Oli, has lambasted private media houses, accusing them of publishing baseless news reports against the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal could be the first party to withdraw its support to the government. The move comes at a time when Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government is under increasing criticism from all spheres.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Although austerity measures in all public spending has been a big part of the agenda of the KP Oli government, Nepal is the only country in South Asia sending a head of state to the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland, at a cost of several millions to state coffers.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Employees in all private sector firms will now be enrolled in a contribution-based social security scheme.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has said that people have been unable to sense the presence of a government even as Prime Minister KP Oli has been heading a two-thirds majority government since the past nine months.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister KP Oli has expressed unhappiness over the failure of ministries to spend budget in the first quarter of the fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended his greetings to all Nepali brothers and sisters residing within and outside of Nepal on the occasion of Tihar, the festival of lights. Wishing good health, happiness and prosperity of fellow citizens, the PM reiterated government’s commitment to ignite prosperity and development in the country through good governance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Doctors involved in Prime Minister KP Oli’s treatment have said that he will have to remain in hospital for three more days. The 66-year-old premier was rushed to TU Teaching Hospital with a chest infection in the wee hours Monday after he complained of fever.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: When the chairman of the erstwhile CPN-UML, KP Oli, got elected as prime minister in February, many were hoping that he would steer Nepal into an era of peace, prosperity and equality.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Dignitaries including Prime Minister KP Oli, ministers, senior leaders from various political parties and professionals have expressed condolences over the demise of Hemraj Gyawali, the legendary publisher and founding Chairman of Nepal Republic Media.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Prime Minister KP Oli in Non-Resident Nepali’s First International Expert Conference, spoke about the special role of Non-Resident Nepali (NRN) in post-quake time. He exhibited thankfulness for the NRN’s commitment in bringing investment to the motherland and envisioned to bring investment from government, the private sector and NRN for economic prosperity.  He also thanked the private sector and other stakeholders for their active role and involvement in different fields.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: In a sign of rapprochement with disgruntled factions in the party, chairmen duo of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have decided to hold the party's secretariat meeting on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the conflict transformation in Nepal could be an inspiring success story for the many people longing for peace in different parts of the world.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A day before one of its chairmen and Prime Minister KP Oli leaves for New York to participate in the UN General Assembly, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has finalized the nominations of provincial in-charges, deputy in-charges and office bearers of the party’s provincial committees.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the government will not tolerate any activities intended at experimenting with the country in the name of rights movements.

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PM assures Nirmala’s parents of justice

September 18, 2018 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has given assurances of justice for Nirmala Panta, the schoolgirl who was raped and subsequently murdered some two months ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Prime Minister KP Oli who is also the chancellor of Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) scolded the vice-chancellor (VC), rector and registrar of the university over the controversy surrounding the affiliations issued to private colleges and for tabling 'controversial' proposals at the university senate meeting.

Border dispute should not continue: PM

September 13, 2018 22:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there should be no border dispute between Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, is not an alternative to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: While two government agencies are already probing the collapse of the main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project, Prime Minister KP Oli has dismissed the issue as a thing of the past and urged everyone to focus on future development.