PM Deuba, other leaders at EC

September 25, 2022 17:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday afternoon to sign the commitment letter for the implementation of the Election Code of Conduct and to participate in an interaction related to it.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the future goal of the government is rapid economic transformation of the country.

Constitution unites Nepalis: PM Deuba

September 19, 2022 08:59 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has asserted that the Constitution of Nepal had contributed in building a Nepali society that is diverse ethnically, linguistically, religiously, culturally and geographically thereby unifying all the Nepalis.

BUTWAL, August 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inaugurated the international conference center in Butwal city today.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba called the ministers in his Cabinet and instructed them to reduce various taxes being levied on petroleum products after the price of petroleum products reached its highest in the last weeks of June.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The government is going to increase the salaries and other perks and benefits of the country’s five top officials including the President. In a report submitted by a committee chaired by the then Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office, Lakshman Aryal (now retired), it has been proposed to increase the salaries of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and Chairman of the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has asked Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) Chairman Mahanta Thakur to join the ruling coalition for the elections to the provincial assemblies and House of Representatives slated for November 20. PM Deuba made such a proposal to top leaders including LSP Chairman Thakur. LSP leaders along with Thakur had reached Baluwatar on Sunday to talk to Prime Minister Deuba.

KATHMANDU, August 7: “I’ve worked as the Number 2 from the grassroots. I’ve not been able to work as the Number 1 till date. I am not greedy. If I become the Number 1, I’ll show that a leader  without greed can work when he reaches a certain position. I’ll show my work.” This is a statement of former Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary, Prakash Man Singh.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Prakash Man Singh has expressed his desire to develop Nepal by becoming the Prime Minister.

COLOMBO, July 22: Senior Sri Lankan lawmaker Dinesh Gunawardena was sworn in on Friday as the new prime minister, his office said, a day after the swearing-in of a new president as the Indian Ocean nation grapples with its worst economic crisis in decades.

KATHMANDU, July 21: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has claimed that CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is running abroad to become the prime minister again.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the ministry concerned to identify the problems facing the freed Kamaiyas and seek ways of addressing them.

NARA, Japan, July 8: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving leader, was in grave condition on Friday after being shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, with media saying a man opened fire with an apparently homemade gun.

KATHMANDU, July 8: It has been suspected that former finance minister Janardan Sharma gave customs duty exemption on the import of sanitary pads so as to benefit Jaiveer Singh Deuba's company. Jaiveer Singh is the son of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

TOKYO, July 8: Japanese former prime minister Shinzo Abe was shot on Friday while campaigning in the city of Nara, a government spokesman said, with public broadcaster NHK saying he appeared to have been shot from behind by a man with a shotgun.

LONDON, July 7: Scandal-ridden Boris Johnson announced on Thursday he would quit as British prime minister after he was abandoned by ministers and most of his Conservative lawmakers.

Prime Minister Deuba, who is also the president of the Nepali Congress, a party which claims to champion the cause of the rule of law, should lead the country by example. He should stop taking any mis-steps that seek to undermine the role of the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government has adopted a strategy to increase the production and productivity of paddy, thereby substituting its import.

"I want to be the PM once again"

June 24, 2022 17:29 pm

KATHMANDU, June 24: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his desire to be the country’s Prime Minister once again.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government will provide assistance to Nepal Academy considering its financial difficulties.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and other ministers concerned are scheduled to respond to the questions raised by lawmakers on the budget allocation bill related to the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Finance, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Office of the President and Office of the Vice President in the House of Representatives meeting today. They will respond to the questions at the HoR meeting today.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended his best wishes to the members of the Nepali Muslim community within the country and abroad on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr today.

PM Deuba's New Year greetings

April 14, 2022 09:53 am

KATHMANDU, April 14: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to all Nepalis for their happiness, peace, good health and progress on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2079.

Festivals deepen goodwill: PM Deuba

February 2, 2022 10:04 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended a message of best wishes to the Tamang community on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar for their happiness, peace, good health and long life.

PM Deuba’s message on Martyrs Day

January 30, 2022 09:13 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said people’s rule in the country was established following the massive political changes due to martyrs’ sacrifice and dedication for the country’s development and transformation, keeping aside their personal interests.

PM extends best wishes on Tamu Lhosar

December 30, 2021 09:19 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to all Nepali brothers and sisters living in the country and abroad on the occasion of the Tamu Lhosar today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has urged all the concerned authorities to make collective efforts by creating favorable conditions for the transmission of knowledge, skills and experience inherent in senior citizens, on the occasion of the first National Senior Citizens' Day, 2021.

Prez, PM extend Udhauli greetings

December 19, 2021 10:22 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: On the occasion of one of the great festivals of the Kirant community, Udhauli, President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has expressed her best wishes for happiness, peace, good health and longevity to all Nepali people living at home and abroad.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is moving to a new sophisticated government building with bunkers for accommodation. The building is within the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar. Two years ago, the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had laid the foundation stone of the building for the Prime Minister's residence

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is visiting the districts affected by flood, landslide and inundation in the east today. He will visit Sunsari, Morang, Ilam and Panchthar districts affected by the recent floods, landslide and inundation, according to his personal secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government is holding discussions with other political parties to forge broader national consensus to endorse Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement through the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the people to celebrate the Haritalika Teej festival by following the health and safety protocols. Extending his greetings for the festival, PM Deuba requested everyone to celebrate the festival within the boundaries of their safety without large gatherings for the sake of keeping the tradition alive just.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime MInister KP Sharma Oli has said that a member of the House of Representatives (HoR) can not extend their support to any member belonging to the opposition party as the Constitution of Nepal does not envision a partyless system.

ISRAEL, June 14: Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12-year run as Israel’s prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new “government of change” led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined.

ISRAEL, May 31: Naftali Bennett, Israel’s likely next prime minister, is a self-made tech millionaire who dreams of annexing most of the occupied West Bank.

KATHMANDU, May 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has reappointed CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli as Prime Minister.

PM Oli calls Cabinet meeting

May 10, 2021 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a cabinet meeting for Monday evening.

DUBAI, Jan 13: Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah on Wednesday presented the resignation of his cabinet to the emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah, the state news agency KUNA reported.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has sent a copy of  Constitution of Nepal to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli as a symbolic protest against his “unconstitutional” move of parliament dissolution.

*Prime Minister Oli appoints eight new cabinet ministers, one state minister *The prime minister has also made a massive reshuffle in the ministerial portfolios of the incumbent ministers. *Minister for Youths and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma and State Minister for Industry Modi Dugad relieved from their positions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: At a time when the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is on the verge of split, the relationship between Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the party's Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is getting worse as their talks in Khumaltar on Saturday morning failed to yield any desired outcomes. Relations between the two chairmen deteriorated further after Dahal rejected Oli's request to withdraw a political report submitted on November 13 and prepare a joint document at a meeting of the party Secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, a while ago.

All-party meeting at 11AM in Baluwatar

December 8, 2020 10:06 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called an all-party meeting to discuss current political issues. PM Oli has convened a meeting of the political parties represented in the parliament to discuss the latest political happenings in the country. “The meeting is scheduled to be held at the PM's residence in Baluwatar at 11AM today,” said Surya Thapa, press adviser to the prime minister.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has underlined the necessity of universal access to COVID-19 vaccines once they are available for use.

PM Oli joins TikTok

November 30, 2020 15:35 pm

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's TikTok account has also come into operation. The Prime Minister opened an account, @kpsharmaoli_official,  on Sunday on the video sharing app Tiktok. TikTok is one of the  popular video sharing apps among the youngsters.

Prime Minister Oli receives bhaitika

November 16, 2020 15:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received bhaitika from his sister Kaushila Devi Koirala at his official residence in Baluwatar on Monday.

KIMATHANKA, Nov 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli carried out an onsite visit of Kimathanka border point and North-South highway on Wednesday. On the occasion, he expressed his confidence that India and China would be connected with each other soon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has underlined the existential threats posed by the effects of climate change such as rising temperature, rising sea levels, and melting of glaciers which have impacted the lives and livelihoods from the high Himalayas to the lowlands.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The government has appointed former Finance and Communication and Information Technology Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the Chief Economic Advisor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that a new law would be introduced through an ordinance in order to punish those involved in the inhumane and heinous crime of acid attack.