NA passes three bills unanimously

September 18, 2019 19:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The meeting of the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday unanimously passed three bills- 'Safeguards, Anti-dumping and Countervailing Bill-2075, 'Industrial Enterprises Bill-2075' and 'Economic Procedure and Financial Accountability Bill-2075'.

NA endorses two bills related to police

September 11, 2019 18:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: A meeting of the National Assembly today unanimously passed the 'Nepal Police and Province Police (Functions, Operation, Supervision and Coordination) Bill 2076' and the 'Police Adjustment Bill, 2076'.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Army (NA) recently invited tender bids for the supply of boots for 49,000 personnel. One of the important conditions for being awarded the tender was meeting various technical specifications. The army top brass was apparently careful to ensure they could put quality boots on the ground.

KATHMANDU, March 14:Today's meeting of the National Assembly has passed two bills—'Special Economic Zone (first amendment) Bill-2075 and 'Land Use Bill- 2075', unanimously.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has endorsed the proposal seeking approval of 'Civil Servant Adjustment Ordinance-2075' with a majority.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28:  A meeting of the National Assembly (NA), the upper house of the Federal Parliament, has constituted a draft committee to amend the NA regulations 2075 BS.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Visiting delegates of the Upper House (House of Councillors) of Japan has paid a courtesy call on Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Timilsina at the federal parliament secretariat in Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The Nepal Army (NA) has decided not to participate in the first-ever joint military exercise of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) member States.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Newly elected chairpersons of three thematic committees under the National Assembly, the upper house in the Federal Parliament of Nepal, took oath of office and secrecy today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Chairs of three thematic committees, out of four, under the National Assembly (NA) have been elected unopposed.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has briefed its parliamentary party about the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC regarding medical Education Bill.

NA meeting adjourned for Wednesday

July 25, 2018 06:55 am

KATHMANDU, July 25: The meeting of the National Assembly (NA) has been adjourned for Wednesday after the ruling and opposition lawmakers could not agree on who should speak first.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Mohammed Mustaq Alam.

PARBAT, July 13: Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the people's reprsentatives to root out corruption and irregularities.

NA endorses appropriation bill

July 9, 2018 19:53 pm

KATHMANDU, July 9: The meeting today of the National Assembly endorsed the Appropriation Bill, 2075 with a majority.

NA peacekeepers felicitated

July 4, 2018 04:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers deployed in South Sudan received UN medals for their distinguished service in the country on Tuesday.

NA passes two bills

July 2, 2018 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, July 2: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed two bills.

KATHMANDU, June 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has visited Army Headquarters, Bhadrakali on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Six months after their humiliating defeat in the National Assembly (NA) elections, the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) party has also turned out unlucky in the drawing of lots to determine the tenures of the 59 upper house members.

Term of all NA members determined

June 18, 2018 15:14 pm

KATHMANDU, June 18: The term of all members of the National Assembly has been determined through a draw.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have been granted the status of a national party in the National Assembly (NA), the upper house in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed a discussion on government's policies and programs for fiscal year 2018/19 in the National Assembly today.

NA meeting postpones

May 17, 2018 12:48 pm

KATHMANDU, May 17: National Assembly meeting scheduled for today has been postponed for 11 am on May 18.

Kathmandu, May 8: Parliamentary Party meeting of the ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) has selected lawmaker Dinanath Sharma as the PP leader in the National Assembly (NA) today.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa has paid a courtesy call on Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Rajendra Chhetri at the Nepal Army Headquarters in the capital today.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A row over the lottery method to fix the tenure of 59 members of the National Assembly (NA) has stalled the upper house regulation.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepal Army (NA) has formed a Board of Inquiry to investigate into the alleged involvement of NA peacekeepers serving in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan in child rapes.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Chairperson of the National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that he would play a role to develop National Assembly as a reliable forum for opposition parties so that they could express their feelings and concerns.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: Lawmakers of National Assembly were divided on the report presented by European Union Election Observation Mission-2017.

12 fake NA examinees arrested

March 24, 2018 15:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 24: As many as 12 fake examinees have been arrested from the exam hall conducted for jobs in the Nepal Army (NA).

Dahal elected NA vice chair

March 19, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 19: Shashi Kala Dahal, 60, of the CPN (Maoist Center) was elected the vice-chairperson of the National Assembly (NA), defeating Brinda Devi Ale of the Nepali Congress (NC) in an election held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Mar, 18: Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Dr Shibamaya Tumbahamphe, and Vice Chair of the National Assembly, Shashikala Dahal, has been administered the oath of office and secrecy Sunday.

Dahal elected NA Vice-chair

March 18, 2018 16:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: CPN (MC)'s Shashikala Dahal has been elected the Vice-chair of the National Assembly.

NA member Yadav takes oath

March 18, 2018 14:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: National Assembly member Ramesh Prasad Yadav took oath of office and secrecy today.

NA Chief confers insignia on Khatry

March 16, 2018 10:24 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: Nepal Army (NA) Chief Rajendra Chhetri conferred insignia on newly-promoted Major General Kaji Bahadur Khatry.

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 14: Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, UML's candidate for National Assembly (NA) chairman was elected unopposed.

Timilsena set to be elected NA chair

March 13, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Ganesh Prasad Timilsena, the ruling UML's candidate for National Assembly (NA) chairman, looks set to be elected unopposed as he is the sole candidate for the post.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Yubraj Khatiwada, Ram Narayan Bidari and Bimala Paudel were administered the oath after the Supreme Court vacated the interim stay order on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped the interim order of staying the swearing-in of three National Assembly members of Federal Parliament recommended by KP Sharma Oli-led government.

KATHMANDU Mar 6: The election of National Assembly Chairperson has been scheduled for 1 PM on March 14.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The National Assembly met for the first time today since the promulgation of the Constitution of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing on the case filed against three nominated National Assembly members for Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Lawmakers, who were elected in the election of National Assembly have been administered the oath on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing on the case filed against three nominated National Assembly members for Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to a senior-most member of House of Representatives and National Assembly, Mahantha Thakur and Tara Devi Bhatta respectively today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today nominated three persons to the post of National Assembly Members at the recommendation of the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Election Commission (EC) has asked National Assembly election candidates to submit details of poll expenditures soon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday submitted the National Assembly poll results to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Deuba to recommend three NA members today

February 10, 2018 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to recommend Gopal Basnet, Krishna Prasad Paudel and Chandani Joshi for the National Assembly from the government's side today.