Scam central

May 3, 2019 08:38 am

This country is going to the dogs and, if anyone needed any convincing, then a brief glance at the news over the past year ought to do it. Our news feed seems to be filled with a never-ending assortment of scams. Over the past week it has been all about land – from the Lalita Niwas land scam to the blatant appropriation of public space at Khula Manc

Central prison installs CCTV

July 28, 2018 14:48 pm

KATHMANDU, July 28: CCTVs have been installed in the country's oldest central prison. The installation aims to increase surveillance in the light of incidents of prisoners escaping.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Ishwar Pokhrel, has refuted reports that the government resorted to firing while taking Dr Govinda KC from Jumla to Kathmandu.

REYNOSA, July 9: Since 2012, Mexican authorities have put 138,000 migrant children in detention centers where they must await deportation, sometimes separated from their parents. 97 percent are from Central America, mainly Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and 65,000 were traveling alone.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecast that the weather will gradually become clear in the western and central parts of the country from Wednesday while the eastern part will continue to witness moderate rainfall.

KATHMANDU, June 28: An aftershock with 5 on the Richter scale  has rocked the central region of Nepal on Thurday monring.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The first central committee meeting of the Nepal Communist Party will meet at the Prime Minister’s residence at 3 PM today. The co-chairpersons, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal will address the meeting. According to Bishnu Rimal, Oli’s political advisor, the meeting would debrief current progress of the government. “General Secretary Bishnu Paudel will brief organizational works in the meeting while distributing work for its central members,” Rimal said adding that the meeting would also dwell into Oli’s visit to China.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has formally given full shape to its central committee and administered the oath of office and secrecy of leaders inducted in the party's apex committee.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Only 73 women leaders have made it to the central committee of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) which was formed after the merger between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, May 21: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has given full shape to its 441-member central committee.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The Nepal Communist Party’s struggle to give full shape to the party’s central committee continued Sunday with more than 250 leaders staking claim to around 100 positions that remained to be filled.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The CPN (Maoist Center) has directed its party chapters of all the seven provinces to recommend names of around 200 leaders as the party prepares to revamp its jumbo central committee.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party –Democratic is gearing up for its first ever central working committee meeting slated to take place from May 8 to 10 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As part of its efforts to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to bring all central project implementation units formed at various ministries and district coordination committees under its direct supervision.

NEW DELHI, April 1:  A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring three, police said Sunday.

MAKWANPUR, March 5: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Shalik Ram Jamkattel of Province 3 has accused the central government of not taking its responsibilities toward the provincial governments seriously.

CHARLESTON, Feb 26: The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

Eastern, Central into PM Cup semis

February 24, 2018 10:08 am

DHANGADHI, Feb 24: An inspiring performance from national women’s team captain Rubina Chhetri helped Eastern Region secure a semifinal place as it registered a 98-run win over Mid-western Region in the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Friday. The last four lineup has been completed as Central Region beat Far-western Region by 12 runs on the same day.

DUBAI, Feb 18: All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on Sunday were believed to have been killed, state media reported.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Central-level preparations for the National Assembly (NA) election slated for February 7 have reached the final phase.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has set the summit clash with Central Region in the ongoing 17th Men’s and second Women’s National Hockey Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Nepali Congress central working committee meeting is taking place today also as the party central members are not over with putting forth their views in the meeting.

NC central committee meeting underway

January 18, 2018 13:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Nepali Congress central committee meeting has started at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Though six months have passed since the formation of local governments, except in Province 2, the government does not have any idea about spending patterns of these local units.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepali Congress will hold its central committee meeting at 11 AM on Thursday at Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar. The decision to hold the meeting comes after Ram Chandra Paudel faction met with Prime Minister and chairperson of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has continued its winning streak in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) with a struggling 2-1 victory over Far-western Region on Tuesday. Central Region defeated Eastern Region by 4-0 on the same day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepal Police Club (NPC) opened the 16th National Women’s Football League being played under the National Sports Council Championship with a thumping 6-2 win over Central Region on Sunday.

TAC, Central win Sepak takraw titles

December 30, 2017 10:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Central Region have clinched the third National Sepak Takraw Tournament titles under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Friday. TAC won the men’s title while the Central won the title under women category.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: A meeting of the Central Work Execution Committee of the Nepali Congress is taking place on Friday.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 22: Nepali Congress (NC) central member Dr Shekhar Koirala has demanded summoning central committee meeting at the earliest. At a press meet organized at Koriala Niwas in Biratnagar today, Dr Koirala made it clear that the meeting is inevitable to have comprehensive discussion on the party's loss in the elections and call for a meeting of the Mahasamiti.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has instructed bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to classify their risks into seven categories as part of their risk management efforts, and has laid down provisions that they should follow to prevent the risks that are taking toll on the institutions.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The central-level tournament of the 9th edition of the Coca-Cola Cup 2017 kicked off in Lalitpur on Friday. Jointly organized by Coca-Cola, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the tournament is the largest grassroots-level school tournament in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The government has started connecting business firms and enterprises with computer billing software system into its central monitoring system, bringing all selling records of the firms into government’s surveillance system.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The ruling Nepali Congress has mobilized central representatives of the party for the preparation of the November 26 elections of House of Representatives and Provincial assembly.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal’s number one golfer Shiva Ram Shrestha took the lead after the first round of the Surya Nepal Central Open, the second event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017/18, at Gokarna Golf Club on Monday.

Surya Nepal Central Open begins Monday

November 6, 2017 07:48 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The second event of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017-18, Surya Nepal Central Open, is set to begin at Gokarna Golf Club from Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Some central level leaders filed their candidacies for provincial assembly members on Monday, eyeing top provincial posts including chief ministers and ministers in the new federal setup.

BEIJING, Oct 19: In what may be taken as a move to further deepen its trade relations with South and Central Asian countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China will pursue the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a priority and open up its western region wider for the expansion of foreign trade in the next five years.

ILAM, Oct 15:  Aspiring candidates determined to contest the upcoming parliamentary or provincial elections have intensified their meetings with the central leaders of the parties in order to persuade the latter for tickets. A good number of such poll aspirants have left the district for the capital to knock the doors of the influential leaders.

MEXICO CITY, Oct 7:  Hurricane Nate gained force as it continues rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend.

CHITWAN, September 8: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ' Prachanda' has said he would fight in the upcoming federal election from Chitwan.

NAGARKOT, September 3: Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Ambika Basnet, has said the provincial and central elections are necessary for the Constitution's implementation to take its course.

RAUTAHAT, September 2: Central leaders of various political parties have expedited their visits to the election constituencies of Province 2 in order to prepare for the third round of local polls scheduled for September 18.

KATHMANDU,August 13: An emergency meeting headed by Home Minister Janardan Sharma today has formed a central command post for intensifying rescue operations in the country.

POKHARA, August 6: Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Centre), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said that discussion was underway among political parties to hold a provincial and federal election within the third week of coming November.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Election experts have said that at least five to six billion rupees in election expanses could be saved if both the provincial assembly and parliamentary elections are conduct on the same day.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The meeting of the central working committee of the ruling Nepali Congress party called on Saturday to reflect on causes and weakness behind the party's poor showing in the recently concluded local polls continued today.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), the fourth largest party in parliament, has begun its central working committee meeting on Wednesday to take decision on constitution amendment and its participation in the government, among other issues.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of the Nepal Police arrested two murder-convicts who had been on the run for the last 23 years.

KATHMANDU, July 10: In view of the upcoming provincial and central parliamentary elections, the Election Commission (EC) is preparing to register voter registration in all 75 district election offices from mid-July.