KATHMANDU, June 25: Delays and dilly-dallying in infrastructure projects had stopped to some extent following strong moves taken by Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa against construction entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The government has decided to recall Alternative Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Dr Som Lal Subedi.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The government has decided to recall Alternative Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Dr Som Lal Subedi.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Arguing that Nepal's peace process successfully concluded after the completion of the three-tier elections under the new constitution, the government has directed the United Nations to close its Department of Political Affairs (DPA) unit in Nepal with immediate effect.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to give official status to the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP), ignoring a law which requires a party to ensure 33 percent seats to women in its ranks.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has decided to freeze bank accounts of transport entrepreneurs after they halted operation of vehicles across the country today.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The cabinet meeting today has decided to recommend to President to call a second session of the Federal Parliament on May 6.

RJPN decides to support govt

March 10, 2018 18:34 pm

KATHMANDU, March 10: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to support the KP Sharma Oli-led government. The party presidium member Raj Kishor Yadav shared that they will cast votes supporting the incumbent government on Sunday as PM is seeking a vote of confidence in the parliament on the same day.

President Donald Trump's stunning decision to meet Kim Jong Un sets up the prospect of the most mind-boggling diplomatic summit in modern history.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepal has officially decided to write to the United Nations (UN) saying that it is not in a position to graduate from the Least Developed Countries (LDC) before 2021.

DHANGADHI, Feb 19: The first cabinet meeting of Province 7 held on Sunday decided to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against corruption.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal has selected to field first in a must win game against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 at the United Cricket Club Ground in Windhoek, Namibia.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state-run oil monopoly of the country, has allocated Rs 770 million as bonuses and other incentives for its staff.

TU decides on MBBS seat allocation

January 9, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: After keeping aspiring MBBS students in agony for a long time, Tribhuvan University has finally decided on the allocation MBBS seats for private medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

RPP decides to recall Minister Giri

December 29, 2017 15:38 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has decided to call back Minister for Urban Development, Dilnath Giri, from the government.

UML decides to draw EC's attention

November 30, 2017 15:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The meeting of the CPN (UML) Central Election Mobilization Committee today decided to draw the attention of the Election Commission regarding what it said the arbitrary distribution of money from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Prime Minister Relief Fund, and for creating anarchic situation in the bureaucracy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The two-day 'Nepal Dalit Youth Conference – 2017' organised with the main slogan of participation of Dalit youth in the elimination of caste-based discrimination and 'untouchability' concluded, issuing a 14-point Kathmandu Declaration.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to field candidacy of party leader Rajendra Lingden in Jhapa-3 against Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Sitaula, sowing seed of discontent among the democratic alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: In response to a writ petition filed seeking the registration of a writ against the appointments of 11 judges at Supreme Court (SC), the SC on Sunday decided not to accept such writ again.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Even before the CPN-UML-led leftist alliance could take a final shape, one of the constituent parties of the alliance has decided to sever ties with the alliance on Friday. Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) decided part ways with the UML-led alliance and contest the election with its election symbol -- eye. After the decision to be a part of the UML-led leftist alliance, Naya Shakti Party Nepal had announced to contest the election under UML's poll symbol, the sun.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The CPN (United) is to unite with the CPN (Maoist Centre). A politburo meeting of the party held today formally decided to integrate with the Maoist Center.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is all set to join Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government. An emergency central committee meeting of the party held this morning has decided to send RPP Chairman Kamal Thapa as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The board of directors of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to sack foreign pilot Gabriele Ascenzo-Gabe concluding that his service is no longer needed in the corporation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The ruling Nepali Congress has decided to bring together the democratic, progressive and nationalist parties for the electoral alliance. It would be a broader democratic front.

KATHMANDU (REP-UBLICA): The Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) conducted its 21st annual general meeting (AGM), on Friday

KATHMANDU, August 30: The government has decided to hold elections for federal parliament and provincial assemblies in two phases – on November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Five days after putting off his 11th and longest fast-unto-death, Dr. Govinda KC warned on Sunday to launch his 12th hunger strike, demanding that the Tribhuvan University (TU)’s decision to provide affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College of Ghattekulo, Kathmandu, be scrapped.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 each in compensation to the families of those killed in the recent floods and landslides.

KHOTANG, July 23: Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality in the district has decided to remove a crusher industry running illegally in the municipality.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The meeting of the Council of Ministers  held today has made a decision to provide the families who were displaced by flood that occurred a week ago in Saptari  district with Rs. 25, 000 each to help them construct 15,000 make-shift houses and purchase 10,000 corrugated zinc roof sheets.

KATHMANDU, July 6: A Cabinet meeting today decided to appoint Secretary of Judicial Council Nahakul Subedi as the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to send its central representatives to various districts in provinces 1, 3 and 5 to help the party's candidates secure victory in the second phase of local elections scheduled for June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold re-election in ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The government has decided to award Budhi Gandaki hydro project to a Chinese company.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has decided to add a new stock exchange company to foster competition in the secondary market.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Nepal government has decided to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of One Belt One Road (OBOR) project proposed by China.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has finally decided to build a chemical fertilizers plant.

KATHMANDU, April 27: A meeting of the coalition of nine political parties on Thursday decided against the endorsement of the constitution amendment proposal registered in Legislature-Parliament with the conclusion that the proposal was against the country and the people.

KATHMANDU, April 7: While stressing the need to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the election process, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to expedite the constitution amendment process in parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 7: While stressing the need to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the election process, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to expedite the constitution amendment process in parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 11: An executive committee meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to provide Rs 200,000 per family for relocating earthquake-hit settlements.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The government on Wednesday decided to recover capital gains tax (CGT) from TeliaSonera, the seller of telecommunications company Ncell while other remaining taxes from Axiata, the buyer of Ncell.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The CPN-UML has adjourned its ongoing Mechi-Mahakali campaign  for three days after the death of a UDMF cadre.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Despite of wide speculation that the government would announce dates for local election from the cabinet meeting, the government instead decided to move forward the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament and extended the deadline of the taskforce formed to study the report of the commission for local restructuring.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14:   The government has decided to provide village development committee (VDC) secretaries a monthly incentive of the 50 percent of their salary across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Putting aside the earlier proposal to provide compensation to the landowners whose lands were acquired by the government for the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, the government has decided to provide land-for-land compensation to the landowners.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The government has decided to accept Rs 16.37 billion loan assistance provided by the World Bank for strengthening the social security and vital events registration program.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: After facing criticism from several quarters for not announcing a public holiday on Prithivi Jayanti, the birthday of Late King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the government on Wednesday decided to review public holidays.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Top leaders of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have agreed to table the constitution amendment bill at the parliament meeting scheduled for Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government is preparing to remove chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction authority (NRA), Sushil GyewaIi. According to Minister for Population and Environment, Jay Dev Joshi, almost all members of the Council of Ministers have agreed to dismiss Gyewali.