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, July 10: Chairman of Public Service Commission (PSC) Umesh Mainali on Wednesday urged the government and parliament not to intervene in activities of constitutional bodies including PSC.

Oli, Dahal table political document

December 15, 2018 16:23 pm

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.

KASKI, Sept 23: Damu Adhikari was elected as the Chairman of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the 32nd convention that concluded on Saturday.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli has appointed Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the vice chairman of Investment Board Nepal (IBN).

Snake-bite claims ward chairman

June 7, 2018 10:13 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jun 7:  A 35-year-old man on Wednesday night died after being bitten by a venomous snake in the Morang district.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Communist Party of Nepal Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said unity between two big communist parties (CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) is uncommon and multi-dynamic.

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.

MUGU, April 14: A ward chairman in Jumla district died after he collapsed during the inaugural programme of Rara-Karnali Tourism Year-2075 on Saturday.

Timilsina elected NA Chairman

March 15, 2018 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: CPN-UML leader Ganesh Timilsina, 63, has been elected as the chairman of National Assembly of the federal parliament unopposed on Wednesday.

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).

UDAYAPUR, Feb 12: Supraj Rai has been elected as the chairman of Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Journalists (FONIJ) Udayapur Chapter.

CPN-UML chairman Oli back to home

January 18, 2018 13:49 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: CPN-UML chairman KP Sharma Oli has arrived at Kathmandu on Thursday.

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.

CHITWAN, Dec 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has pledged to merge Thori of Parsa district into Province No. 3.

Strong govt from now on: Chairman Dahal

December 25, 2017 13:08 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the upcoming government is to be formed strong onward.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Top leaders of different political parties have visited CPN  (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Lazimpat on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The only son of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has died of a heart attack on Sunday aged 36.

RATNANAGAR, Nov 13: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said it was a baseless rumour that the party would be unified with other left ones before elections.

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, Oct 17: Sanima Bank Ltd's chairman Binaya Kumar Shrestha has taken the oath of office, at a ceremony organized in Kathmandu on Monday.

Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman

October 11, 2017 16:49 pm

MUMBAI, Oct 11: Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been appointed as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India in Pune on Wednesday.

Former RSS Chairman Pradhan no more

October 7, 2017 10:38 am

KATHMANDU, Oct. 7: Former Chairman of Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) Ganesh Ballav Pradhan has passed away last night. He was 83.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Prem Bahadur Shrestha, chairman of the Panchakanya Group, has been awarded with Lifetime Achievement in Business Leadership award by Newbiz Business Conclave & Awards.

MAHOTTARI, September 1: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal's Chairman, Upendra Yadav, has said Madhesi agitation would continue until the demands of Madhes are addressed.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Rajan Koirala, Chair of Dhulikhel Municipality Ward No. 2 in Kavre district, passed away last night.

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, July 10: Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has said that there was no alternative to amend constitution to resolve problems surfaced in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 10: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that constitution amendment bill registered in Parliament would be taken forward.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 30: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday claimed the act to tear up ballot papers with votes by cadres of the CPN (Maoist Centre) was premeditated.

POKHARA, May 28: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that a national consensus was necessary for successful implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Rastriya Prajatantra Party chairman Kamal Thapa has said that contribution to nation building could be made through social works.

KATHMANDU, April 13: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has undergone hernia surgery in Thailand.

KATHMANDU, March 27: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said the country would make headway to progress after holding all three upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Ghanashyam Bhattarai has been elected as the chairman of the KUKL Board of Directors.

NEW DELHI, March 15: India's Shashank Manohar has resigned as chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to personal reasons, the governing body said on Wednesday.

RAJBIRAJ, March 12: Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said the people would retaliate if the government tries to suppress 'peaceful' movement in Madhes.

CHITWAN, March 11: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Saturday has said Indian side should beg apology for the Kanchanpur incident in which Nepali citizen was killed in a fatal shooting by Indian security force.

KUKL board to elect new chairman

March 8, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, March 8: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL) is set to get a new chairman.

KALAIYA, Feb 14: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal – Bara held its first district convention reelecting Rambabu Kumar Yadav as the party's district chairman.

RPP reelects Pun as Kaski Chairman

February 13, 2017 10:48 am

POKHARA, Feb 13: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has reelected Jayalal Pun as its Kaski Chairman.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Employees of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL) have demanded resignation of KUKL Chairman Suresh Kumar Basnet.