KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Amid growing concerns regarding Nepal’s failure to settle the conflict-era cases and ensure justice to the victims, visiting Canadian Senate Speaker George J Furey is wrapping up his two-day visit to Nepal Tuesday without meeting the new speaker of the lower house Agni Sapkota – a former Maoist leader accused of murder during the decade-long insurgency.
RIYADH, Dec 11: Amid a push by the Senate to vote on ending US support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen this week, a new report indicates that American tankers have been refueling Saudi coalition jets with gas paid for by US taxpayers because of “errors in accounting.”
WASHINGTON DC, Nov 7: US Democrats are set to take control of the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years, a crucial victory that spells trouble for President Donald Trump in the second half of his first term in office.
The move is seen to run in direct conflict with the trade strategy of President Trump's cabinet, a member of which warned Thursday that the United States and the European Union would now be joining forces "in the fight against China."
IRELAND, July 12: Ireland becomes the first country to ban trade with Israel's illegal settlements. Ireland is on its way to becoming the first country to prohibit "the import and sales of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories."
KATHMANDU, May 7: The senate meeting of Tribhuvan Iniversity (TU), scheduled for Sunday, was postponed after Prime Minister and Chancellor of TU, KP Sharma Oli could not manage time for it.
According to TU, the date for senate meeting was fixed after approval from PM Oli. "The PM who is the chancellor decides the date of senate meeting after we call or propose to convene the meeting," said Prof Tirtha Raj Khaniya, vice-chancellor of TU. "The PM himself had scheduled the senate meeting for today. As we went to meet him yesterday, he was unavailable because of his busy schedule and health problems. That's why the senate meeting has been put off," he added.
WASHINGTON, Feb 16: The US Senate blocked several immigration proposals Thursday including a bipartisan compromise opposed by President Donald Trump, dashing hopes that Congress will soon decide the fate of nearly two million migrants brought to the country illegally as children.
USA, Nov 23: The communications director for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned amid the Alabama Republican’s efforts to combat allegations of sexual misconduct that have roiled his campaign.
WASHINGTON, July 28: The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.
WASHINGTON, July 26: Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans’ long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive “yes” vote.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The eighth senate of Lumbini Buddhist University has endorsed the master-plan of the university during a meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office in Kathmandu on Monday. The formulation and adoption of the master-plan was long due at the university.
WASHINGTON, July 25: John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation.
WASHINGTON, July 1: U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation.
WASHINGTON, May 11: The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a resolution to revoke an Obama-era rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to free the drilling industry from what he sees as excessive environmental regulation.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal Obamacare, handing Republican President Donald Trump a victory that could prove short-lived as the healthcare legislation heads into a likely tough battle in the Senate.
ASUNCION, April 1: Protesters stormed and set fire to Paraguay's Congress on Friday after the Senate secretly voted for a constitutional amendment that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election.
WASHINGTON, Nov 9: Democrats grabbed a Republican-held seat in Illinois on Tuesday as they fought to retake control of the Senate from the GOP. But Republicans held onto seats in Indiana and Florida, and several other key races were too close to call.