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.

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.