KATHMANDU, May 11: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has formed a plan to run the school curricula for Grades 11 and 12 as well as Grades 1 to 3 as a pilot project and implement the curriculum from the current academic session, all without the approval of the cabinet.

JAKARTA, April 29: Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newspaper published on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The government has decided to ban strike and obstructions in the essential service sectors.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Council of Ministers on March 18 took various 21 decisions ranging from train purchase to national park management.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The government has called the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) for talks. While making public the latest decisions of the Cabinet here today, government spokesperson Gokul Banskota said that the government was ready for talks to end violence in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Senior leader of Nepal Communist Party and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has suggested the party leadership to review the past one year of the government and reshuffle it thereafter.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that he was in no hurry to reshuffle the cabinet. A day after Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth hinted that he could resign becoming the second minister to give such hint in the last one week, Prime Minister Oli on Sunday dismissed reports of cabinet reshuffle for now.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav has hinted that he could be kicked out of his office soon.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Prime Minister KP Oli has started backdoor negotiations with leaders of the ruling parties to reshuffle the cabinet. Prime Minister Oli, who has long expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of some of the ministers, had intended to reshuffle cabinet soon after the government celebrated its first anniversary, but the work was halted due to the sudden demise of Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari in a helicopter accident last month.

KATHMAND, March 12:  The government has decided to put a ban on all the activities carried out by Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Sources close to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that there was a possibility of relieving some ministers to ensure effective delivery of services to the people. The statement comes at a time when the Oli led government is facing criticism for lacklustre performance.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The cabinet has transferred controversial General Manager (GM) Dolindra Prasad Sharma of the state-owned publishing house, Sajha Prakashan, to the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoMCPA). The cabinet has also appointed a new GM at Sajha Prakashan.

RJPN withdraws support to govt

March 7, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 7: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), which supported the government without joining the cabinet, announced withdrawal of its support on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government has decided to form ship office for the operation of the sailing vessel in the water sources of the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Surendra Poudel has been appointed as the executive director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

Kathmandu, Dec 4: The cabinet had approved a proposal of clearing forest along the right of way of Koshi corridor transmission line in April, but the process has stalled due to bureaucratic hurdles. The line agencies under the Ministry of Forest and Environment have not even identified the trees to be cut down.

LONDON, Nov 16: Seven high profile resignations have followed on the heels of Theresa May’s announcement that her cabinet has settled on a Brexit deal, with Labour claiming that the Conservative government is at risk of completely dissolving.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The government has called back the Nepali envoys to Israel and South Africa.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government's move to withhold information about the decisions of cabinet meetings has drawn widespread criticism.

TOKYO, Oct 2: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, retaining key diplomatic and economy posts as Japan tackles tough trade talks with the U.S.

No immediate reshuffle in cabinet: Oli

September 9, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that he has no plans to reshuffle the cabinet anytime soon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Government has endorsed the Integrated Procedures for grant in the interest on concessional loan, 2075.

PAKISTAN, Aug 25: Newly-appointed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's cabinet enforced a ban on first-class air travel for top officials.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31: The Home Ministry of Malaysia will brief the Cabinet on Friday (Aug 3) over the Nepalese government's decision to bar its workers from coming to Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The meeting of the Council of Ministers held Monday evening decided to table in parliament the bill on pension fund and the bill prepared for amendment to some Nepal Act related to the civil code.

Cabinet meeting goes hi-tech

July 27, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government on Thursday conducted the first paperless cabinet meeting dispatching agendas electronically.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav threw tantrums at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The government has endorsed a 'Legal Defense Directive 2075 BS. The meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the Prime Minister's official residence, Baluwatar today took a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has approved the draft of the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a mechanism to facilitate the programs and projects in Nepal with support from the People's Republic of China.

HETAUDA, May 14: Two bills have been passed in Province-3 by the meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister of Province no 3, Dormani Poudel, On Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The cabinet meeting today has decided to recommend to President to call a second session of the Federal Parliament on May 6.

SURKHET, April 23: It has been more than two months since a seven-member cabinet was formed in Karnali province. Six members of the cabinet including the chief minister stay at government provided residence but one of the ministers is still living in a hotel.

SURKHET, April 17: A meeting of the council of ministers of Karnali Province on Tuesday decided to grant permission in principle to the Internal Affairs and Law Ministry to formulate a bill relating to province level public records certification procedures.

Cabinet meets at Rara lake

April 14, 2018 02:29 am

MUGU, April 13: The fifth cabinet meeting of Karnali province held on Friday on the shores of Rara Lake in Mugu named the Surkhet-Hilsa road section as the ' Prime Minister International Expressway'.

Cabinet approves PM's India visit

April 3, 2018 15:45 pm

KATHMANDU, April 3: A meeting of the Council of Ministers today approved Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's State visit to India taking place from coming April 6

DHANGADI, March 29: The meeting today of the Province No. 7 cabinet endorsed a proposal to formulate a bill relation to the function, duties, and rights, and terms and conditions of service of the chief attorney of the Province.

Here's what you need to know from today's meeting of the Council of Ministers.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is embarking on a fourth term after securing a coalition deal between her conservative Christian Democrat Union/Christian Social Union and the center-left Social Democrats.

PM inducts 15 members to cabinet

March 17, 2018 06:50 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday expanded his cabinet by inducting 15 new ministers, including four state ministers, taking the total number of cabinet members to 22. The prime minister inducted six ministers and three state ministers from his party, CPN-UML, and six ministers and a state minister from the CPN (Maoist Center).

PM Oli expands cabinet today

March 16, 2018 18:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expanded his cabinet of ministers today.

Cabinet getting full shape today

March 16, 2018 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is giving full shape to the Council of Ministers today.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The announcement last month to provide an additional Rs 100,000 housing grant to earthquake victims, which was widely remarked upon at the time, is not in a list of cabinet decisions taken in the month of Magh (mid-January to mid-February) by the outgoing Deuba government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Lal Babu Raut Gaddi, Chief Minister of Province 2 is preparing to expand his cabinet today. Raut will appoint seven ministers from both ruling parties. Province government is likely to have less than 7 ministries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli expanded his three-member cabinet to seven members on Monday, inducting ministers from major ruling partner CPN (Maoist Center) also.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Most of the provincial governments are still struggling to expand their council of ministers to give full shape to the provincial governments even after getting chief ministers

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's efforts to expand the new cabinet failed to materialize  Wednesday amid intraparty wrangling over ministerial berths and delays in allocation of ministries between the partners in the ruling coalition.

Cabinet to get full shape by Wednesday

February 20, 2018 16:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: CPN (UML) Secretary Pradip Kumar Gyawali has said that the cabinet would get a complete shape by Wednesday.

Province 7 gets seven-member cabinet

February 18, 2018 07:10 am

DHANGADI, Feb 18: Trilochan Bhatta, the chief minister of Province 7, assumed the office amid a function in Dhangadhi on Saturday. Governor Mohanraj Malla administered the oath of office and secrecy.

Province 4 has four-member cabinet

February 17, 2018 01:34 am

POKHARA, Feb 16: A four-member ministerial council has been formed in Province 4. Three ministers and Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung on Friday took oath in presence of Governor Baburam Kunwar.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A conflict has surfaced within the CPN (Maoist Center) over the nomination of ministers in Province 4, thereby failing to appoint a ministerial candidate.