KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The government has slated the date for election for the members of the National Assembly on January 26. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Thursday took this decision.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The government has appointed new governors for Province 1, Sudurpaschim Province, and Karnali Province.

MORANG, Nov 3: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-appointed Chief Minister Rajendra Rai-led administration in Province 1 held on Tuesday evening scrapped all the decisions and political appointments made by the outgoing provincial government led by Bhim Prasad Acharya.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The government has decided to prorogue the ongoing House session from midnight today.

KHARTOUM, Oct 25: Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on Monday in an apparent military coup, three political sources said, throwing a fragile transition towards democracy into disarray.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that it is wrong to claim that the court of law was given a share in the ministerial berths.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Top leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) have urged party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to immediately give full shape to the Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Cabinet is likely to get full shape within a few days.

Cabinet will get full shape today: Dahal

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KATHMANDU, Sept 23: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the cabinet will get a complete shape today (Thursday).

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The ruling coalition is in a meeting to discuss further the expansion of the cabinet and the US government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Chairman of the newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal has formally announced that his party will join the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center),  Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained that the Cabinet will get its full shape as soon as the newly-registered party of Madhan Kumar Nepal, the CPN-UML (Socialist), gets approved by the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to expand the Council of Ministers on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is set to become prime minister on Tuesday as per the Supreme Court order, is set to form a small cabinet.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Two days after the Supreme Court annulled the cabinet expansions following the dissolution of the lower house of federal parliament, the existing five members of the KP Sharma Oli-led Cabinet have been assigned additional ministerial portfolios.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 12: Province 2 Governor Rajesh Jha has expressed his dissatisfaction with Chief Minister (CM) Lal Babu Raut, reminding the latter that the new cabinet of the province fails to meet the principle of proportionate inclusion.

PM Oli calls Cabinet meeting

May 10, 2021 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a cabinet meeting for Monday evening.

BUTWAL, MAY 5: The chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel, has expanded his Council of Ministers, inducting three more members.

Province 1 CM expands Cabinet

March 26, 2021 15:23 pm

BIRATNAGAR, March 26: Chief Minister of Province 1, Sherdhan Rai expanded the provincial Council of Ministers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A Directorate Committee meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) that is entrusted with the responsibility to oversee reconstruction of houses and other important structures devastated by the earthquake has recommended extending the term NRA for a year. The current term of the NRA is expiring on December 25.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government has transferred Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population Yadav Koirala in less than three months after being transferred there.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Cabinet has recommended to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to call the budget session of the Federal Parliament from May 8.

KATHMANDU, April 24: After criticism from all quarters, the government on Thursday decided to withdraw two controversial ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act. The ordinances were swiftly endorsed by president Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Thakur Prasad Gyawali has been appointed as the Inspector General of Nepal Police on Tuesday.

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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, Aug 29: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota said on Thursday that no cabinet meeting had taken place through video conference.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Yogesh Bhattarai, an emerging leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, is all set to be appointed as the tourism minister.

LONDON, July 25: Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his Brexiteer-dominated team of senior ministers on Thursday and said his new government was fully committed to the “momentous task” of leading Britain out of the European Union by October 31.

KATHMANDU, July 12: As cabinet reshuffle rumors make rounds, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has started receiving briefings from secretaries of all ministries to make their progress appraisal.

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KATHMANDU, June 25: Standing committee member of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Devendra Poudel has said that the cabinet is likely to be reshuffled following the implementation of the budget.

Oli mulling cabinet reshuffle

June 17, 2019 06:00 am

KATMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Oli is quietly working to reshuffle his cabinet as questions are being raised about the government's performance from different quarters including his own party, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Land Management and Poverty Alleviation Padma Aryal has said that a proposal to bring the illegally grabbed land belonging to Lalita Niwas under government ownership will soon be sent to the cabinet.

NEW DELHI, May 30 : Narendra Modi started his second stint as the prime minister of India on Thursday evening.

AUSTRALIA, May 26: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed his new cabinet and the nation's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Nations on Sunday, international media reported.

NEW DELHI, May 24: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority.

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.