KATHMANDU, May 10: Lawmakers close to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling CPN-UML have decided to abstain from voting in parliament today.

PM Oli summons cabinet meeting

May 8, 2021 11:24 am

KATHMANDU, May 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has summoned a cabinet meeting for Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Amid the widening intraparty rift within the ruling CPN-UML, the party’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal met at a hotel in the capital on Thursday in what is said to be the ‘last ditch effort’ to save party unity.

PM Oli to address nation tomorrow

April 13, 2021 13:35 pm

KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 24:  Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli visited and inspected the party's new central office at Thapathali in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Following the dissolution of the lower house of the federal parliament and announcement of the midterm election, factions within the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) appear to be spending all their energy to show their strength.

Rival faction of the NCP led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal has dragged India into controversy again alleging that PM Oli had dissolved the parliament at India’s behest.

Oli, Dahal meet at Baluwatar

October 31, 2020 15:56 pm

The two chairmen of the ruling NCP have seen each other after 11 days

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have expedited consultations to make appointments at various constitutional bodies that have some 40 positions vacant.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has convened on Monday after a hiatus of almost a month following an agreement between two top leaders not to raise the issue of the resignation of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With the start of an ‘ideological polarization’ among the leaders of the erstwhile CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) which merged to form the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the embattled Prime Minister K P Oli has grown stronger within the ruling party in recent days.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The top three leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are holding ‘decisive talks’ at the Prime Minister K P Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar to resolve their differences within the party, which, according to some analysts, has reached the verge of a split.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Prime Minister of Nepal K.P Sharma Oli has sent a message of congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of the State of Qatar today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said academic institutions should focus on producing competent and capable human resources to meet the national aspiration for 'prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday said that the government will work to safeguard hard-won federal republic democracy at any cost.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government has given a high priority to its trade and investment relations with India.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Chairpersons duo of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP)—K P Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal—have agreed to hold the much-delayed secretariat meeting of the party on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday said NCP General Secretary Bishnu Poudel had no role in registering public land as private property. Oli, who also heads the ruling party, said attempts to drag Poudel into controversy were nothing but a ploy to tarnish the party's image.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Following the souring of relations over the ruling party's position on the Venezuelan crisis, chairmen of Nepal Communist Party — KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal — have been holding a series of meetings to resolve their differences.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has voiced his unawareness about a controversial statement on the South American country of Venezuela issued by fellow-Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30 : Visiting State Counsellor of Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is appearing in a public event for the first time on Friday after a hiatus of two weeks.

JANAKPUR, Oct 11: A freight train loaded with around 5,000 tonnes of ballast arrived in Janakpur from Jaynagar of Bihar on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8 : A meeting of ruling Nepal Communist Party’s secretariat has ended inconclusively, on Monday afternoon.

Conflict between two chiefs

October 1, 2018 01:30 am

Officially, both Oli and Dahal are equals. Effectively, Dahal is a lightweight and, practically, Oli stands as the effective heavyweight at least for the next year and a half

Sept 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 26, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Nepal and Canada have established a consultative mechanism to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has instructed the civil service employees to boost their performance.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have jointly inaugurated a 400-bed Nepali-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharmashala  in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 321: Nepal and India  have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Preliminary Engineering-cum-Traffic Survey on Broad Gauge Line between Raxaul and Kathmandu on Friday.

Aug 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM

August 28, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Five Star Government?

August 17, 2018 07:38 am

The Oli government has recently made public their list of ‘achievements’ of the last five months or so. Some big brain within the current government thought they needed some positive vibes flowing through the populace after all the negativity of the Dr KC fiasco and general dissatisfaction with the ineptitude of the government. Presumably, this was the sort of PR stunt that could not have waited even a month more in which case they would have had a little more time to actually accomplish something.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli stressed the need for also the political leadership to abide by financial laws and rules.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Oli has warned of blocking what he called ‘ill-intended aid’ coming to Nepal. Speaking at a program organized in the capital, the prime minister said he would stop the money coming to Nepal with wrong motives.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached the Dharmakirti Bihar and extended best wishes to dhammawati nun on her 85th birthday. He also wished her good health.

Oli govt bows to Dr KC’s demands

July 27, 2018 07:11 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: Dr Govinda KC has ended hunger strike on 27th day on Thursday following a nine-point agreement with the government.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government is busy in formulating a new plan for educational elevation in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government is formulating a new educational curriculum to meet the requirements of the country.

Oli, Dahal spit venom at NC, Dr KC

July 24, 2018 06:09 am

KATHMANDU, July 24: While criticizing the Nepali Congress (NC) for extending support to the agitating Dr Govinda KC, Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman KP Oli and fellow-Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have spit venom against the main opposition party and Dr KC for their ongoing protests.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli slammed Nepali Congress for lacking agenda and questioned the role of Nepali Congress in the country’s development after 1950 AD.

KATHMANDU, July 22: As the ongoing 15th hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC enters the 24th day on Monday, differences have surfaced among the top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) over addressing the demands put forth by Dr KC.

What is wrong with Oli?

July 23, 2018 01:00 am

An executive is best judged by the number and quality of his advisors. Prime Minister Oli is literally besieged by a number of hungry cadres

KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country's resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.'

KATHMANDU, July 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the concerned bodies to complete the Pokhara airport, which is also a national pride project, within three years.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli has come down heavily on the party leaders and cadres for not defending  good work done by the government and failing to tackle criticism by the opposition.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government was working to lead the nation on the way towards prosperity.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Commemorating the 205th birthday of Adikabi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya, Nepal’s first poet, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli hoped that modern Nepali literature would unite Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance presented a kilogram of Marsi rice, a native produce of Jumla, to Prime Minister KP Oli at Baluwatar on Thursday, reminding him of a feast at the residence of businessman Durga Prasai on February 18 where Oli and former PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal were served Marsi, among other delicacies.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the Home Ministry to issue the national identity card including integrated details of the citizens.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country.