LALITPUR, July 18: The erstwhile Central Child Welfare Board has been dissolved to be replaced by the National Child Rights Council.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4 : All preparations for the meeting of Inter-Provincial Council going to be held from coming Sunday have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The rift between the central and provincial governments is widening, with the chief ministers from all seven provinces standing against the center's non-cooperation in the exercise of their rights as envisioned under the federal structure.

The watercolor painting exhibition 'Insights' by artist duo D Ram Palpali and NB Gurung, which began last week at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal, concluded on Monday. The seven-day long exhibition featured around 40 artworks depicting the expression of the artists. Palpali showed the natural, cultural and religious beauty of Palpa in a realistic form.

OSLO, July 4: Norway’s Seafood Council said on Wednesday:

The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, accusing the organisation of bias against Israel and pointing out that it includes accused human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Venezuela and Congo.

Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington's demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday.

Theft at village council office

May 21, 2018 04:00 am

SARLAHI, May 21: There has been a theft at the village council office of Chakraghatta Rural Municipality, Sarlahi.

Hundreds of artworks from over 400 artists are being showcased at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Kathmandu in the eighth edition of ‘National Lalitkala Exhibition’, that was kicked off on Wednesday. The annual exhibition is organized by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: The Judicial Council has relieved Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of his responsibility on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25:  Supreme Court has ordered Press Council to monitor proper regulation of the code of conduct during the publication of any news.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 2: The Council of Ministers and the Office of the Chief Minister have come into operation at the provincial headquarters of Province 3 in Hetauda from Friday.

Art Council hosts ‘Amulya Thopa’

December 21, 2017 08:26 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: An exhibition by sculptor Shyam Krishna Shrestha ‘Amulya Thopa’ kicked off on December 15 at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal.

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 17: The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

UN Security Council OKs new sanctions against North Korea over latest nuclear test.

NEW YORK , Septmeber 4: The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North’s persistent weapons programs.

British Council Awards Schools

September 3, 2017 10:55 am

Kathmandu: The British Council Nepal awarded International Schools Award to 25 Nepali schools and reaccredited one school at an event on Sunday at The British School, Sanepa Height, Lalitpur.

BIRATNAGAR, July 18: The Nepali Congress has emerged a clear winner in the 29 – member Executive Council of the Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The meeting of National Tourism Council has not convened in the last one and half years much to the dismay of tourism entrepreneurs who are urging government to bring new programs to revive tourism sector.

KATHAMNDU, June 6: Nabil Bank Ltd and The British Council have signed an agreement to facilitate payment of fees by students for various tests including IELTS.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Judicial Council designated Justices Deepak Raj Joshi and Devendra Gopal Shrestha as the member of Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the national security council secretariat to monitor whether the national security policy, 2016 has been independently and impartially implemented.

MOSCOW, March 10: Russia World Cup head Vitaly Mutko has been barred from seeking re-election to FIFA's top decision-making body after failing an eligibility check.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Alfresco Media and Event organized ‘Alfresco Open Art Exhibition and Competition 2017’ for pre-primary level to college level students to promote young artists at Nepal Art Council on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended the names of three persons as the members of the Election Commission. A meeting of the CC on Friday took the decision.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: As many as 80 judges have been appointed at the High Courts. A meeting of the Judicial Council held Thursday night made appointment of 80 judges at the High Courts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Judicial Council meeting held till late Thursday night has taken a decision to send a recommendation of 80 judges for high courts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Judicial Council (JC) is preparing to appoint 80 Judges at High Courts on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Dr Govinda KC, senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM), on Saturday issued a three-week ultimatum demanding that the Tribhuvan University Council revoke its decision, which according to him sidelines the IOM while fixing the fee structure and student quota at its affiliate medical colleges.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The 'Birds of Nepal: The Art of Hira Lal Dangol and His Family Legacy', a ten-day exhibition on the species of birds found in Nepal is underway at the Nepal Art Council.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Saturday (today) welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 have “no legal validity,” constitute a “flagrant violation” of international law and are a “major obstacle” to a two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The government is preparing to assign senior most secretary of a village council or a municipal council that falls under a to-be-formed local government as the executive head of the new local government so as to avoid any leadership vacuum at the local levels.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Swastika Shrestha was declared the winner of British Council IELTS Awards for 2016 on Wednesday. The British Council IELTS Award was launched in February 2015 with the objective of supporting Nepali students trying intending to study in English speaking country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The exhibition of paintings titled ‘Buddha - Shades of Enlightenment’ by Dhyan Passika, a renowned artist, starts today at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal.

CHANDRAUTA (Kapilvastu), Nov 5: An all – party meeting has decided to form five municipalities and six village councils in Kapilvastu district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed advocate Padam Prasad Baidik as the member of the Judicial Council.

Judicial Council gets full shape

November 3, 2016 15:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 3:  The Judicial Council (JC) on Thursday got a full shape after Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) unanimously endorsed the name of Padam Baidhik as a JC member.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: A meeting of the Consultative Council of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) today decided to nominate 14 lawmakers representing the 14 districts most affected by the last year's earthquake in the Council. The nominations will be made on the basis of the principle of inclusion.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Fifty Nepali youths from diverse backgrounds participated in a three-day orientation program organized by the Embassy of the United States of America at Gokarna Resort.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 7: The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea'slatest ballistic missile launches and threatened "further significant measures" if it refuses to stop its nuclear and missile tests.

Film stars flock to Nepal Art Council

September 3, 2016 18:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Actress Priyanka Karki, who is busy with the promotion of her new movie ‘Chhakka Panja’ of late, was spotted at the Babarmahal-based Nepal Art Council on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The winning photos along with the shortlisted photos of the IME Global-IME Nepal Photo Contest 2016, organized by Photo Journalist’s (PJ) Club, have been mounted for exhibition in Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal gave this information when he called on Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office at Bahadur Bhawan today, the Vice President's press coordinator Manoj Gharti said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: US Embassy Youth Council has launched mobile apps and website to provide information about construction of quake-resistant houses.

GENEVA, Aug 12: China aims to build its growing influence at FIFA by fielding a candidate in Asian elections for new seats on the world soccer body's ruling council that were created during anti-corruption reforms.

KATHMANDU, July 1: International Cricket Council’s 53-member full council on Friday ratified the decision to suspend Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) and send representatives to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The number of complaints at the Press Council Nepal against news publication and broadcast in violation of the journalist code of conduct is increasing by the day.

KATHMANDU, June 23:Government has registered a bill in Parliament to specify duty, responsibility and jurisdiction of the National Security Council for the first time, 25 years of its establishment.