Prabhu Ram Sharma is new Army Chief

August 27, 2021 18:26 pm

KATHMANDU, August 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Chief of General Staff of Nepal Army, Prabhu Ram Sharma, as the new chief of the national army.

KATHMANDU, August 20: Yadav Chandra Sharma from Sankhuwasabha district was appointed to the post of Chief of Bagmati Province on Friday.

BUTWAL, August 11: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Kul Prasad KC has been appointed as the Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, August 11: Litterateur and former bureaucrat Pralhad Pokharel has been appointed as the general manager (GM) of the state-owned Sajha Publications.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has appointed Amik Sherchan and Prithivi Bahadur Gurung as the province chiefs of Lumbini Province and Gandaki Province, respectively.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Umesh Shrestha, a member of parliament, has been appointed the Minister of State for Health and Population.

Khati appointed Attorney General

July 15, 2021 20:42 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has, on the recommendation of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, appointed Khamma Bahadur Khati as the new Attorney General of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The National Youth Council has appointed district chairs in 71 districts. The posts were lying vacant since July last year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Newly-appointed members of various constitutional bodies have taken the oath of office and secrecy this morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The last meeting of the Council of Ministers held on February 24 has made decisions on appointments and nominations in various government agencies.

LONDON, Dec 30: West Ham United have reappointed David Moyes as head coach on an 18-month deal to replace the sacked Manuel Pellegrini and help them move away from the bottom half of the table, the struggling Premier League club said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Dharma Kanta Banskota has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of the Tribhuvan University.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Eminent cardiologist Dr  Bhagawan Koirala has been appointed as the chairperson of the Nepal Medical Council, the sole government entity that tests the competence of MBBS graduates.

KATHMANDU, July 19: While questioning the independence of the ongoing selection process to appoint commissioners at the two transitional justice bodies, the Conflict Victims' Common Platform (CVCP) has demanded to put on hold all works of the recommendation committee immediately.

NEW DELHI, June 26: The government of India has appointed Samant Goel as the new Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief and Arvind Kumar as the Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB).

Faulting on ambassador appointment

June 12, 2019 02:00 am

The government’s decision to appoint ambassadors has always courted controversy in Nepal and this time it was no different.

DHANUSHA, April 20: State 2 government has initiated a process to make state-level appointments on the posts lying vacant at the ministries and local levels.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has postponed the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled for Saturday after failing to forge consensus on the appointment of Central Work Performance Committee with different factions in the party.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The government has appointed Rishi Raj Koirala as registrar at Nepal Shipping Office.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has voiced serious reservations over the decisions of the government to make key constitutional appointments through meetings of the Constitutional Council (CC) without the participation of the leader of the main opposition party as envisioned in the constitution.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appointed Dr Deb Narayan Shah the vice-chancellor of National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Prime Minister KP Oli has stepped on the toes of some of his own cabinet ministers over various key appointments, and the ministers are unhappy over his interventions.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Members of Nepali Congress have boycotted the meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) over the chief justice appointment row.

NEW DELHI, July 29: Expressing dissatisfaction over the delay in the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he will launch a hunger strike from October 2 against the Union Government.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepali Congress has slammed government for annulling all political appointments made by the then government after the election code of conduct were introduced for the Province Assembly and Federal Assembly elections 2017.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court (SC) has quashed writ petitions lodged demanding its order to the government and the Constitutional Council (CC) for the appointment of the Chief Justice (CJ).

KATHMANDU, June 7: Supreme Court has scrapped two different writs filed demanding the early appointment of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Due to the clash between CPN –UML and CPN (Maoist Center) on appointment of Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, the meeting ended inconclusively.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding revocation of the appointment of Deependra Jha to the post of chief attorney of Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Supreme Court is to deliver its verdict on the case over the appointment of 80 judges in the high court on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: CPN-UML chairperson and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has hinted that the new government that would form by left alliance will review the appointment of new provincial chiefs and the announcement of the temporary capitals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Sunday told women lawyers to file writ petition at the Supreme Court if they think the recent appointment of chief judges for high courts violates the constitutional provision for giving due quota to women.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.

KATHMANDU, October 12: The hearing on appointment of 80 judges of High Court who were appointed nine months ago has been deferred.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Hearing a writ petition filed against the appointment of 11 justices at the Supreme Court (SC) during the erstwhile KP Oli government could not take place on Monday after it was known that the justice scheduled to conduct the hearing is a member of the Judicial Council (JC), the body responsible for appointing justices.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Constitutional Council (CC) failed to pick a new chief justice for the country after main opposition party CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli demanded time for studying the backgrounds of the six individuals recommended for the post.

KATHMANDU, April 11:Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Nawaraj Silwal has again moved the Supreme Court (SC), challenging the new appointment of Inspector General of Police (IGP).

KATHMANDU, April 7: Although two deputy inspectors general (DIGs) -- Nawaraj Silwal and Jaya Bahadur Chand -- are the forerunners in the race for the post of the new police chief, it has been revealed that DIG Prakash Aryal is the top contender among all incumbent DIGs in terms of internal grading.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Supreme Court has sought file relating to appointments of judges at the High-Court.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday annulled the government’s decision to appoint Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, March 16: A full bench of the Supreme Court (SC) is all set to hear the writ petition filed against DIG Jaya Bahadur Chand over his appointment to the post of IGP.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Hearing on the writ petition filed against government's decision to appoint Jay Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Police ran short of time on Wednesday. So, the hearing would continue on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The Supreme Court today has decided to continue the stay order in the name of the government to not implement the cabinet decision to promote DIG of Nepal Police Jaya Bahadur Chand to the post of Inspector General of Police until Wednesday. The order was first issued on February 12.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Dissatisfaction has mounted within the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) after the Supreme Court stayed the government's decision to promote Jaya Bahadur Chand as the chief of Nepal Police.

SC stays IGP appointment

February 12, 2017 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Supreme Court stays government decision to appoint Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Tribhuvan University (TU) has shown negligence toward issuing appointment letters to the candidates who passed the exams taken by the TU Service Commission.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Key actors of the judiciary are at loggerheads and the dispute between them has gotten ugly following the appointment of 80 High Court judges last week.

BANEPA, Jan 10: Kathmandu University, one of the biggest educational institutions in the country, is without its vice chancellor for a month after the tenure of Dr Ramkantha Makaju ended.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Supreme Court on Sunday ruled that Lokman Singh Karki is ineligible to head the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and annulled his appointment to the post of chief commissioner.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday concluded hearings on the case filed against the appointment of the suspended Chief Commissioner at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki.