KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister KP Oli on Wednesday said that the government would act ‘like a tigress’ to protect democracy and republicanism which he claimed was coming under threat. For months now, the government has been accusing royalist forces of hatching plots to overthrow the system to restore Nepal as a Hindu kingdom.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Wildlife trophies have been found stolen from Belayati Baithak on  the third floor of Singha Durbar, the historic central secretariat building which is overseen by two different government ministries, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

Derailing justice

August 27, 2019 01:25 am

Transitional Justice (TJ) is once again hogging the news lines following the run-off-the-mill discussions among the political leaders to agree on the leadership of the bodies constituted to look into war-era cases. But what will the appointment do? Who is the appointment for? Given that TJ remains a delicate thread in the power balance within the corridors of Singha Durbar, it is clear that the appointment will be made to facilitate the existing power structure rather than make it victim-friendly. One needs to examine the nature of engagement of various stakeholders in the process.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Everyone needs to go through strict security checkups to enter Singha Durbar, the government seat. But parts of wildlife trophies have been found to be stolen from the third floor of the iconic building of Singha Durbar, which remains almost abandoned after the 2015 earthquake.

KATHMANDU, August 20: A government employee was found dead at Singha Durbar, the central administrative secretariat of the country.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.

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KATHMANDU, July 12: Singha Durbar, the country's administrative hub, has also been affected due to the incessant rainfall since Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Singha Durbar, the country's administrative hub, has also been affected due to the incessant rainfall since Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Singha Durbar, the country's administrative hub, has also been affected due to the incessant rainfall since Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The government brought in a fruits and lime development scheme the other day with an outlay of Rs 160 million. As part of the scheme, it has announced a Fruits Development Project to plant fruit plant trees on the premises of Singha Durbar and ministerial residences.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The first meeting of Industry Commerce Promotion Dialogue Council, a common platform of the business community and the government agencies, was held at Singha Durbar in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has instructed the National Information Department (NID) to intensify surveillance on forces trying to incite instability in the country.

Of leadership, for the leaders

October 15, 2018 00:30 am

The fictional world of Prime Minister Asha of Singha Durbar TV series mirrors the shenanigans of Nepali politics. But despite the horrendous power struggles and political mudslinging on the screen, Asha understands that collaboration is the key for the successful implementation of federalism. Dubbed as a “roadmap for governance and leadership,” the TV series made a comeback with season two in July 2018 with support from USAID, United Nations in Nepal, and Nepali diaspora—this time with a storyline which reflects the challenges and opportunities of federalism.