KATHMANDU, May 14: The Council of Ministers has endorsed the government’s policies and programs to be presented at a joint session of the Federal Parliament today.

Sudurpaschim cabinet expanded

May 1, 2024 08:47 am

SUDURPASCHIM, May 1: Tika Thapa has been appointed as the Minister of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of Sudurpaschim province government.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, Yamlal Kandel, has expanded the provincial Cabinet for the first time.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Chief Minister of Bagmati Province, Shalikram Jamkattel, has prepared to expand the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's recent Cabinet reshuffle marks the 13th such overhaul in just 14 months. Since his appointment as the Prime Minister on December 25, 2022, Dahal has orchestrated 12 previous reshuffles, along with obtaining a vote of confidence twice during his tenure.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has said that an inquiry committee’s report regarding the purchase and sale of shares of the telecommunications company Ncell is currently under review at the Council of Ministers.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 9: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, is set to expand his cabinet today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Now, green hydrogen can be produced and used in Nepal. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Wednesday passed a policy to allow the production and use of green hydrogen.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government has decided to issue an ordinance to bring amendment to the Fiscal Procedures and Financial Accountability Act, 2076 BS.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The government has decided to cut 68 bureaucratic positions at the Office of Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers (OPMCM) as a part of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s plan to restructure his office.

Cabinet expanded in Lumbini province

December 24, 2023 09:01 am

TULSIPUR (Dang), Dec 24: Cabinet has been expanded in Lumbini province. Chief Minister Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary inducted two new members in his cabinet after assuming office seven months ago.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A meeting of the Council of Ministers convened today in the recently inaugurated hall of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at Singh Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepal Army (NA) Major General Ashok Raj Sigdel has been promoted to the post of Lieutenant General.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The government has approved President Ram Chandra Paudel’s visit to France, Germany, and Italy.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal briefed the Cabinet meeting today on the health condition of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Citizenship certificates will be distributed to Non-Resident Nepalis with the publication of Nepal Citizenship (Third Amendment) Regulation, 2080, in the Nepal Gazette.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: An emergency meeting of the cabinet is being held at the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reshuffled the Council of Ministers 12 times within a period of seven months.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to recall Minister of Federal Affairs and General Administration Amanlal Modi from the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has inducted two new ministers in his cabinet.

Matter of Shame

April 13, 2023 08:03 am

It is a shame that the Prime Minister Dahal has failed to give full shape to the cabinet, and this is a matter of great concern for the country.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has failed to give full shape to his cabinet as differences surfaced within the coalition partners over the ministerial names.

A worrisome delay

March 30, 2023 07:30 am

The ruling parties have agreed to expand the cabinet in two phases with a few ministers scheduled to join the cabinet by Thursday evening, but this process has been delayed for far too long.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, has said the government will get a full-shape within a couple of days.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has intensified negotiations with the coalition partners as he plans to give full shape to the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced to give full shape to the cabinet within the next four days as he won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has congratulated the Nepali cricketers for being qualified to play the ICC U-19 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: A serious trouble within the ruling alliance has surfaced as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expanded his cabinet on Tuesday.

Deliver on Promises

January 18, 2023 08:10 am

After weeks of delay, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday expanded his cabinet, adding several new members to his team. His move to expand the cabinet comes at a crucial time for Nepal, as the country faces a number of pressing challenges, including economic growth, political stability, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The addition of new members, most of them with excellent track record, to the cabinet is a positive step forward, as it brings fresh perspectives and new ideas to the table.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The ruling parties have reached closer to an agreement to give full shape to the cabinet led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

UML, Maoist Center expedite negotiations to finalize power-sharing deal in provincial governments

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The government has permitted the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to sign separate bilateral air service agreements with the US and Switzerland.

KATHMANDU, August 28: About 400 engineers under the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) have been protesting for a week demanding that a decision made by the Council of Ministers not be implemented.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The government is going to provide Rs 598.68 million as a subsidy through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply to Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has taken a proposal to cabinet to open a public company for the construction of 1,200 MW Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, June 26: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that some of the ministers from his party have already submitted their resignations.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The 51st meeting of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has decided to recommend to the Council of Ministers to extend the term of the 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project to arrange for financial management within 24 months.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The decision by the CPN (Unified Socialist), one of the five ruling parties, to recall the ministers representing the party in the Cabinet currently and replace them with new party members, is not going to be implemented for the time being, according to Health Minister Birodh Khatiwada.

LONDON, May 22: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has come up with an eight-point suggestion for the budget, and policies and programs to be presented in the ongoing parliament session on behalf of the government.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The government has made various decisions and recommendations for the appointment of different individuals to various posts in several public bodies.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The government has decided to approve the grant assistance and the technical assistance related to the feasibility study of trans-border railway to be received under the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement proposed by the government of the People's Republic of China.

MORANG, Feb 17: Chief Minister at Province-1 Rajendra Kumar Rai has said the Cabinet was expanded to lessen the burden and address political needs. CM Rai argued that the previous government had not done any good work.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1, Rajendra Kumar Rai has directed the ministers of his Cabinet and secretaries of the ministries concerned to work in coordination with each other.

KARNALI, Feb 7: Five newly-appointed ministers of the Karnali Province took oath of office and secrecy on Sunday.

KARNALI, Feb 4: Karnali Province Chief Minister, Jeewan Bahadur Shahi has claimed that the Karnali government would get a full shape by coming Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government has appointed Dr Mahashram Sharma as the Chairman of the National Examination Board (NEB).

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.