KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who led the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, said on Wednesday that as the leader of the rebel group he would take responsibility for the killings of 5,000 people during that conflict, but not 17,000.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Chairpersons KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have presented a joint political proposal during the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s standing committee meeting that started in the capital on Saturday afternoon.
Oct 18: Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Dolindra Prasad Sharma, general manager and erstwhile chairman of Sajha Prakashan, is reported to be frequenting the centers of power to be appointed to the post of chairman of the 105-year-old publishing house.
CALIFORNIA, July 27: Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is having a very bad day. On Thursday, he lost $17 billion of his fortune, Facebook shares dipped almost 20 percent, and now, some shareholders want his influence on the company reduced.
SEOUL, May 20: The chairman of South Korea’s LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental in transforming the country’s fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with a brain disease.
KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The meetings of the lower and upper houses of parliament held separately on Tuesday fixed the date for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and chairman of the National Assembly (NA).
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A dispute has resurfaced between two media owners - Kailsh Sirohiya of Kantipur Media Group and Ajeyaraj Parajuli Sumagri of Thaha Sanchar - with the latter registering a defamation case against the former at the Kathmandu District Court on Sunday. Sumargi has sought Rs 250 million in compensation from Sirohiya for 'defaming' him through Kantipur Publication.
NUWAKOT, Dec 10: Former minister Arjun Narsingh KC of Nepali Congress lost by more than 10,000 votes to Narayan Prasad Khatiwadaa, CPN-UML’s district chairman. Khatiwada received 36,892 votes while KC received 26,335.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 13: Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has begun election campaigning. He has fielded candidacy for the member of the House of Representatives from constituency no 2 of Saptari district.
PARBAT, Nov 6: Cow farming is working wonders for a local representative here.
Subash Chandra Paudel, chairperson to Ward no 7 of the Kushma Municipality, performs his duties at the ward office during office hours and spends rest of time in his cow farm.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Volleyball Association has honored former Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' for giving recognition to volleyball as the national game of the country.
KATHMANDU: Sushil Raj Parajuli, the newly-elected chairman of Lumbini Bikas Bank Ltd, has taken his oath of office. Issuing a statement, the development bank said Parajuli took the oath of office and secrecy from Nepal Rastra Bank Deputy Governor Chintamani Shiwakoti.
KATHMANDU, June 5: Following the controversy over a digital billboard on the bar of the Bauddhanath Stupa, the newly-elected chairman of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)- ward 6, Dipendra Lama has assured that he will remove the board within the next three days.
BHAKTAPUR, June 3: CPN (UML) Chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday said the decision of the Election Commission calling a re-poll in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 was not acceptable to his party, claiming that the decision was taken under the pressure from the government.