KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The talks between the government and the agitating Dr Govinda KC have failed yet again after Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel allegedly turned down some of the key agreements reached at the level of talks team of both the sides. At the heart of the dispute between the two sides lies on an arrangement to appoint office bearers at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) has signed the Accreditation Master Agreement with UN’s Green Climate Fund (GCF) for accessing financing for climate change related-projects and programs in Nepal.
KARACHI, Oct 24: India and Pakistan signed an agreement on Thursday allowing Indian pilgrims to cross the border to a Sikh shrine in Pakistan, rare cooperation between the nuclear-armed rivals at a time of tension and clashes elsewhere on their frontier.
NEW DELHI, Oct 22: India and Pakistan are set to sign an agreement on Indian pilgrims visiting a Sikh shrine in Pakistan, rare cooperation between the nuclear-armed neighbours at a time of tension that has brought exchanges of fire on their disputed border.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: In an attempt to kick-start the long-stalled transitional justice (TJ) process, leaders of the two major political parties have come to an understanding to revise disputed TJ law, accommodating the concerns of conflict victims, and table a revised bill in parliament shortly after it resumes business.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal and China signed 18 deals and two letters of exchange to promote bilateral cooperation in multiple fields including physical infrastructure development, railroad connectivity and investment at the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at Hotel Soaltee.
DHADING, Aug 14: The Chinese-invested Huaxin Cement, whose plant is under construction in Dhading district, is facing controversy over land, following an order by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee to cancel its land lease agreement with Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A nearly month-long stalemate in parliament ended on Monday after the ruling and opposition parties agreed to a middle way solution in the form of a special parliamentary panel that would suggest ways to resolve similar disputes in future.
LONDON, July 21: The European Union would be willing to change parts of the political declaration, or agreement on a future relationship with Britain, when the new British prime minister is elected, Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli has indicated that the British government was not positive regarding Nepal's proposal to review the tripartite agreement concerning the British Gurkha soldiers.
DHARAN, June 1: The governing Nepal Communist Party chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has complained that the 'secret agreement' among the top leaders in course of party unification was misinterpreted by media.
KATHMANDU, May 31: A fresh debate on power-sharing within the ruling Nepal Communist Party has surfaced on social media platforms as a section of leaders within the party circulated a five-point agreement reportedly signed before the merger of the two communist entities to form the NCP a year ago .
KATHMANDU, Mar 10: The lawmakers from the ruling party-NCP- have expressed their concern over the agreement between the government and Chandrakanta (CK) Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes recently and demanded to amend the agreement.
KATHMANDU, March 9: The agreement signed between the government and secessionist leader CK Raut on Friday as well as remarks made since by people from both sides have caused further confusion. The two sides are interpreting the wording of the agreement in their own ways.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: India and Nepal are all set to sign an agreement to cooperate on biodiversity conservation, including the transboundary conservation of species like the Indian rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis), Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) and Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), Indian media reported on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Several noted civil society members have urged the government and lawmakers to save Dr Govanda KC’s life and address his demands in line with the agreement signed with the government.
GORKHA, Dec 15: Negligence by contractors has halted the reconstruction of the historical Gorakhkali Temple. As per the agreement, the construction should have been completed within a year but the repeated halt in the work has made it almost impossible.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is reportedly preparing to dole out Rs 85 million to Sajha Prakashan, the government-owned publishing house which has been reeling under a series of controversies of massive irregularities for the past one decade.
SML ISUZU India appointed Goldfish International Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Laxmi Group, as its authorized distributor for Nepal. The two companies signed an agreement to this effect in Kathmandu last week. Yugo Hashimoto, managing director and CEO of SML ISUZU India, was in Kathmandu to sign the agreement. Arpana Ale Magar of Republica talked to Hashimoto to know more about SML ISUZU and its plans for Nepal. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Laxmi Bank Ltd and Krown Laboratory & Referral Center (K-Lab) have signed an agreement for a community campaign named 'K-lab for Community'. The major target of the campaign is to provide quality laboratory services at reasonable cost throughout the country, a statement issued on Wednesday said.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The meeting of the government officials from Nepal and China to finalize the transit and transport agreement protocol between the two countries kicked off in the capital city Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has pledged to implement the transport and transit agreement signed with China during his first premiership soon.
The PM said so during a meeting with Chinese Assistant Minister for External Affairs Wang Yajun held in the capital on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, July 27: If the government works sincerely to implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC, it will not find it a tough task as it has a two-thirds majority in parliament. But without sincerity, it will be challenging to address some of demands raised by Dr KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
KATHMANDU, July 27:A nine-point agreement reached between the government and Prof Dr Govinda KC was tabled at the parliament. The government tabled the document, following the demand of main opposition Nepali Congress for the same.
KATHMANDU, July 25 (RSS): Minister for Labour Gokarna Raj Bista and UAE Ambassador to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Alnaqbi on Tuesday discussed about matters relating to amendment of the labour agreement with the UAE.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Eight students' unions have decided to withdraw a three-day educational strike they had announced earlier, following a nine-point agreement reached with the government on Monday night.
MACEDONIA, June 26: The president has reiterated for the second time his intention not to endorse the agreement with Greece, which was due to put an end to the decades-long dispute between the countries.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Shangrila Development Bank Ltd and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Nepal have entered into bancassurance agreement to provide the latter's insurance products to clients of the development bank.