KATHMANDU, July 25: Formal talks began between the government and representatives of Dr Govinda KC Tuesday evening after informal discussions initiated by the ruling party leaders laid ground for further talks.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The meeting between the government representatives and representatives from Dr Govinda KC has ended inconclusively. The meeting held at the Ministry of Education on Tuesday evening could not reach to the agreement.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Although the agitating Dr Govinda KC was brought to the capital from Jumla on Thursday amid deterioration of his health condition, talks with the government to resolve his demands and end his 21-day fast-unto-death have fallen into uncertainty as both the government on one hand and Dr KC and his supporters on the other are sticking to their stances.
Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Nepal Russia Art Club, and Universal and New Summit College jointly organized an art exhibition “Russia through the eyes of Nepal” on the occasion marking 62 years of establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Russia at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari.
JUMLA, July 12: Dr Govinda KC's fast-unto-death demanding various reforms on medical education system marked the 12th day on Wednesday. As his health condition started deteriorating, Dharma Raj Shrestha, rector of Karnali Academy of Heath Sciences (KAHS), said there is a need to form a district-level coordination committee for talks with the government.
RAUTAHAT, June 28: One person killed in a crossfire between police and criminal group. The deceased was hit with bullets in leg and back of the body, who died on the way to District Hospital. Rabindra Jha, Head of Emergency Department, Gaur hospital confirmed his death.
JANAKPUR, June 23: The already troubled relations between Kathmandu and the government of Province 2 have further soured lately after the federal government allegedly intervened in the affairs of the provincial government against the spirit of federalism.
KATHMANDU, June 9: This week, Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropped sharply as the investors remained distressed by the implementation of new capital gain calculation method enforced by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) on Sunday. According to the new rule, capital gain on bonus and right shares had to be calculated with the face value as base rate. The provision has made the investors liable for more taxes; and in some cases, taxes had to be levied even when transactions were settled in loss.
KATHMANDU, April 17: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel has said the party and CPN (Maoist Center) which are in the process of unification have no debate over an idea of taking up 'sun' as the election symbol of 'united' party.
WASHINGTON, April 7: Unwilling to yield, President Donald Trump and China’s government escalated their trade clash Friday, with Beijing vowing to “counterattack with great strength” if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods.
KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's "plan to take India into confidence" before making any promises to revise the constitution is likely to further delay the induction of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) will jointly investigate on the leaked conversation between the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) and the pilot of crashed US-Bangla Airlines.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan, was on a two-day state visit to Nepal. He visited Nepal at a time when regional diplomatic activities are once again on the rise. Republica’s Subhash Ghimire and Nagarik’s Guna Raj Luitel talked to the prime minister on bilateral trade, revitalizing SAARC and the ongoing India-Pakistan issues in Kathmandu before his departure to Pakistan on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A senior aide of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that both Nepal and Bangladesh need to work further to exploit the full potential of trade and investment between the two countries.
POKHARA: Six people including five police personnel sustained injuries on Tuesday after a clash broke out between police and protesters in Prithivi Narayan Campus. One media personnel also injured and 16 students have been taken into police custody.
LAHAN, Jan 28: After the catastrophic earthquake of 2015, locals from various districts of Tarai showered their love on their neighbors from the quake-affected hilly districts by providing relief including cash for them. Now, as the biting cold takes its toll on the lives of the people in Tarai, their neighbors from the hilly districts are doing their best to help them to cope up with it.
First meeting will read out letters from the governors summoning the assembly sessions, discuss and endorse internal working procedures and fix a date for the election of provincial speakers and deputy speakers
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Government of Nepal has welcomed the recent measures taken toward normalizing the relations between the Republic of Korea and Democratic People's Republic of Korea, including through the participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
POKHARA, Jan 17: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara have accused the government of trying to avoid the people's mandate by presenting constitutional difficulties in regard with the formation of a new government.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Presidium member of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, has said that discussion was underway for party unification between RJP-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum (FSF-N) soon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21 : Hundreds of thousands of women migrant workers in the Middle East have signed employment contracts that they do not understand or do not adequately protect them against discrimination and abuse, according to a recent study carried out by UN Women and the International Organization for Migration with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Many residents of Kathmandu constituency-8 wake up with either their doorbells or their phones ringing early at the break of the day as the candidates for the upcoming elections visit them early in the morning.
BAJHANG, Nov 15: Former Bajhang district president of Nepali Congress (NC), Prithivi Bahadur Singh, is contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections from the only constituency of Bajhang district. His main rival in the polls is Bhairav Bahadur Singh, an alternate central member of CPN-UML. A tough competition is expected between them in the elections slated for November 26.
Despite being on the committee to distribute election tickets, CPN-UML’s vice chairman, Yubaraj Gyawali has publicly stated that he couldn’t compete in the elections because of expensive party tickets.
BAITADI, Nov 10: As the excitement for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls reaches fever pitch, an interesting electoral contest is expected between the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress (NC)-led alliances in Baitadi district.
GULMI, Nov 5: A couple of the most interesting battles of the upcoming elections is taking place in Gulmi, where four central-level leaders of the country's big political parties are contesting against each other.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has found itself between a rock and a hard place, with the smaller parties in the so-called democratic alliance showing little sign of compromise in seat adjustments for the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.