KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Social media was abuzz with instant pictures of people answering the call of nature out in the open as Nepal officially announced an end to open defecation on Monday.

PM Oli calls all-party meeting

August 20, 2019 12:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called an all-party meeting at 5 pm on Tuesday.

Bomb goes off at Birtamod ward office

August 12, 2019 10:33 am

JHAPA, Aug 12: Bomb went off at ward office in Birtamod of Jhapa this morning. According to the Area Police Office, Anarmani, the bomb explosion took place at the joint office of ward 7,8 and 9 of Birtamod municipality at around 4.30am today.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed on the review of the trilateral agreement between Nepal, United Kingdom and India.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is in a fix over allocating party responsibilities after its top leaders, including two chairmen KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, insisted on naming their own trusted members to the party's crucial positions.

NCP chairs Oli-Dahal meet

June 2, 2019 18:22 pm

KATHMANDU, June 2: Chairmen duos of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have held a meeting at Baluwatar on Sunday.

NEW DELHI, June 1: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a major diplomatic move, invited BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) nations, Mauritius and Kyrgyzstan for his swearing-in ceremony to emphasize the importance of neighborhood in his government's foreign policy framework.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached New Delhi on Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepal and Vietnam have agreed to promote trade and enhance cooperation in various sectors between the two countries in the days to come.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Parliamentarians have urged the government to address hindrances to effectively implement the policies and programs this year. The parliamentarians, Sarita Giri and Sher Bahadur Tamang highlighted how governments had repeatedly failed to assess the hindrances of development despite lacklustre development.

KAVRE, April 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government would produce globally competitive human resources. PM Oli said it at a programme organized to inaugurate the new building of a local Sanjivani Model Secondary School in the district on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The Nepal Communist Party has concluded its lower level party unification. The unification comes 11 months after the then parties – CPN-UML and Maoist Center’s merger.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the government will recover all the encroached public land at any cost under its anti-corruption drive in the country.

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KATHMANDU, April 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed dissatisfaction about how local middlemen escalated sugar prices after the government announced a ban on sugar import to promote local industries and farmers.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today held talks with the chief ministers of all seven states of the country on policies and programmes for the next fiscal year 2019/20.

URLABARI, March 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli remembered late leader Madan Bhandari to be a real hero of the Nepali society.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: In the early days of his life in politics, he was seen as a staunch anti-monarchist who spent 14 years behind bars for opposing the party-less Panchayat system.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has cautioned the government to stand vigil against those who tend to oppose development and are promoting corruption. Oli expressed concerns on how certain forces were confusing the general public by proposing options to change governments and systems.

Divided they fall

February 11, 2019 05:00 am

The relation between Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his Co-chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal is apparently fraught in the past few days.

Oli on back foot

February 11, 2019 04:00 am

Amid sinking hopes at the popular level, the government’s promises are far insufficient  to assuage public disenchantment which threatens to break loose any time soon.

MAKAWANPUR, Feb 11: Nepal Communist Party senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday urged the party leaders not to rake up the Venezuela row anymore.

Feb 10: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Co-chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal cautioned that the government's failure to fully implement the constitution and the comprehensive peace accord could invite another conflict, much graver than the 10-year insurgency, in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli termed the comments of Nepal Communist Party's co-chairperson on Venezuela and 'American imperialism' a 'slip' that should not be converted into 'an issue'. Oli added that this wouldn't have been the case had he been in the country.

Feb 3: 6 things to know by 6 PM

February 3, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Medical Education Bill was endorsed by parliamentarians at the National Assembly today despite protests from main opposition Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: People from various walks of life are assembling at the Maitighar Mandala today at 1 PM in support of Dr. Govinda KC's demands. The assembly will then walk up to New Baneshwor where the meetings of both the parliaments will be ongoing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: At a programme organized at the Martyrs Memorial Park in Lainchaur today, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli asserted that no one needs to become martyrs in the fight for rights from now onward as the democratic regime has been already set up in the country.

JAN 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 29, 2019 18:00 pm

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PALPA, Jan 29: The Nepal Students Union of Palpa burned effigies of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for endorsing the Medical Education Bill. Yesterday, the National Assembly also tabled the Bill for approval amid protests from Nepali Congress parliamentarians.

JAN 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 28, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Jan 28: After Prime Minister KP Oli dismissed the demands of medical reforms crusader Dr Govinda KC, doctors across the country have decided to launch their relay hunger strike from Monday to express solidarity with Dr KC, who is on a fast-unto-death for the past 19 days.

JAN 27: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 27, 2019 18:00 pm

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ZURICH, Jan 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who is presently in Switzerland in course of attending the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting- 2019 has called on the international community to help make the ‘Investment Conference’ Nepal is hosting on March 29-30 successful.

DAVOS, Jan 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need for reviving multilateralism and rules law-based international trade system for promotion and protection of concerns and interests of the least developed and landlocked countries (LDCs) like Nepal.

Jan 20: 6 things to know by 6 PM

January 20, 2019 18:00 pm

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Jan 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Prithvi Narayan Shah deserved credit for the glory and self-esteem of the people of independent and sovereign Nepal.

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January 10, 2019 18:00 pm

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Japanese Minister Kono meets PM Oli

January 10, 2019 09:42 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Visiting Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono paid a courtesy call to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at their respective residences in Sheetal Niwas and Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar.

PM to address World Economic Forum

January 8, 2019 07:38 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Prime Minister KP Oli is traveling to Switzerland later this month to address the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He will be the first head of government from Nepal to address the forum.

Jan 6: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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January 3, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Parliamentarian-elect from Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Resham Chaudhary from Kailali-1's oath taking ceremony has been postponed to 3:00 PM from 11:30 AM as the Dilli Bazaar Prison is yet to receive a letter of Chaudhary's release. Chaudhary will be administered the oath at the Speaker's Secretariat at Singhadurbar, according to Dilli Malla, press advisor to speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara. However, despite the oath, Chaudhary will still be in prison and won't be able to participate in parliamentary meetings.

PM to address the House meeting today

January 3, 2019 10:46 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is addressing the meeting of House of Representatives (HoR) this afternoon.

Bid to endorse political report blocked

December 28, 2018 07:35 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The bid to endorse the joint political report prepared by Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal hit a snag on Thursday after the dissident leaders of the party opposed it saying the document had failed to accommodate their concerns.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Prime Minister and National Security Council (NSC)'s chairperson KP Sharma Oli today presented the Council's annual report for the fiscal year 2074-75 BS report before President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Dec 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called on civil society to minutely observe the government's resolution against corruption.