KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has called its parliamentary party meeting for Saturday to chart the party’s future course of action after the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) on Friday rejected Deepak Raj Joshee for chief justice.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31: The Home Ministry of Malaysia will brief the Cabinet on Friday (Aug 3) over the Nepalese government's decision to bar its workers from coming to Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The first Nepal-India meeting on inland waterway connectivity concluded on Monday with an agreement to hold further discussions after making a field study of Koshi and Narayani rivers.

POKHARA, June 24: A meeting of Province 4 on Sunday will initiate discussions on the viable names for the province and the location of its capital based on a report submitted by a special committee.

BEIJING, June 3: U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday as the two sides began a new round of talks in Beijing aimed at settling a simmering trade dispute.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held discussions with Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Shahidul lslam, on Wednesday about hosting BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.

LAHAN, May 26: With the objective of leading underprivileged and marginalized communities toward the path of development and progress, a provincial level Dalit conference kicked off in Lahan on Friday.

KOLKOTA, April 23: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discus at its board meeting here about how to address the issue of accommodating more associate teams in future World Cups, an official said on Sunday.

WASHINGTON, April 9: North Korea has told the United States for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets President Donald Trump, a U.S. official said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: A representative from Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to take stock of the situation leading to deferral of the elections of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), which was scheduled for Wednesday.

SOUTH KOREA, Mar 19: Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend talks ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summits, Seoul said Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Visiting Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, today called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to discuss the US-Bangla passenger airplane fatal crash took place at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.

LOS ANGELES, March 13: An adult film actress who said she had sex with President Donald Trump offered Monday to return the $130,000 she was paid for agreeing not to discuss the alleged relationship.

KATHMANDU, MAR 4: The Federal Parliament Secretariat will decide agenda for the first parliamentarian meet in post-federal system by discussing with representatives of five political parties.

NEW YORK, Feb 15:  Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump’s attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an alleged sexual encounter with the man who is now president, her manager told The Associated Press.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) have held a meeting today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj haave meet on Friday afternoon at Presidential residence, Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A meeting held between the CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal at Oli's residence Balkot on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16:  The Election Commission (EC) is holding a discussion with top five political parties today regarding the National Assembly election slated for February 7. The discussion will focus on NA election and the results of Preoperational Representatives for the federal election.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have held a meeting at Balkot in Baktapur on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Top leaders of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have decided to expedite negotiations to resolve the current deadlock over the National Assembly ordinance and formation of new government.

Govt officials discuss projects under BRI

November 26, 2017 19:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The high-ranking government officials have held discussions regarding the projects to receive assistance from China under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) agreement. Nepal joined the BRI in May 2017.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10  The CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) which recently along with Nayashakti announced the electoral alliance for the nearing elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies have decided to develop common agenda for the National Assembly election.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: A party working committee of Nepali Congress is underway to discuss recent political development and to form parliamentary board to finalize the candidates for upcoming elections for parliament and provincial assemblies.

KATHMANDU, August 11: Indian Foreign minister Sushma Sworaj  has held a meeting with her Bhutanese counterpart Damcho Dorji in Kathmandu with a view to discussing the issue related to Doklam row that has worsened the relation between India and China.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislature-Parliament has started investigating the alleged irregularities in Sajha Prakashan. Following a series of news reports on the irregularities taking place in Sajha Prakashan in Republica and Nagarik dailies, the parliamentary panel has summoned the Sajha Prakashan officials concerned for discussions on Friday, according to PAC officials. “We have called education secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairperson and general manager (GM)of Sajha Prakashan tomorrow,” said Ram Hari Khatiwada, a member of PAC. “I wonder what the ministries are doing by not taking action against the corrupt people!” he said.

KATHMANDU, July 11: CPN-UML chair KP Sharma Oli and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chair Kamal Thapa held a meeting Tuesday to discuss the country's contemporary political issues.

KATHMANDU, June 13: A meeting of the top leaders of the major political parties has started at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and main opposition CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli held a meeting on Saturday to discuss the country's latest political developments.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) today called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) today called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Following the Supreme Court stay order  reinstating Chief Justice Sushila Karki  and putting the impeachment motion against her on hold, the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have discussed whether or not to move the apex court for a revision of the order.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The meeting of the heavy weights of the two parties-CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) were held today at the office of House Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar in the capital city to discuss the current political situation.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has met the chairperson of the main opposition CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli on Monday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and discussed the contemporary political developments.

KATHMANDNU, April 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli held a meeting today to discuss the country's contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, April 24: A meeting among the government representatives, office-bearers of the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) and Federal Alliance (FA)'s parties was held today, pitching for participation of those political parties not registered at the ECN for the first phase of local level election on May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 24: A meeting among the government representatives, office-bearers of the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) and Federal Alliance (FA)'s parties was held today, pitching for participation of those political parties not registered at the ECN for the first phase of local level election on May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 8:: A sub-committee under the parliamentary Committee on Commerce, Industries and Consumer Welfare Relation has said that the price of the Chinese induction stoves set by the government

KATHMANDU, March 22: As Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is preparing to pay an official visit to China on March 23, the PM is scheduled to discuss the matter with former Prime Ministers and China affairs experts beforehand.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: A team of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) -- the central monetary authority of India -- is arriving Nepal on Tuesday to hold discussion on management of demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepali bank and financial institutions (BFIs) and general public possess.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Nepal-India Joint Working Group (JWG) on Monday held discussion on different modalities to build New Butwal-Gorakhapur Cross Border Transmission Line. The meeting, however, could not take any decision.

PM, Oli discuss ways to end deadlock

February 10, 2017 14:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10:  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Friday held a meeting in a bid to end the existing political deadlock.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A government team is visiting India this week to discuss the fate of demonetized 1,000 and 500 rupee banknotes in Nepal with Indian officials.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A government team is visiting India this week to discuss the fate of demonetized 1,000 and 500 rupee banknotes in Nepal with Indian officials.

PM, Speaker discuss House obstruction

January 4, 2017 12:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Wednesday discussed the ongoing obstruction in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Bankers' Association (NBA), in association with Microsoft, on Friday organized a gathering of banking and financial services industry stakeholders, including the Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Chiranjibi Nepal, to create awareness and discuss the increasing importance of 'Cyber Security and Trust in Technology'.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The top leaders of three major political parties including Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal had a meeting today to discuss the matters relating to the constitution amendment and elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Amid protests in various parts of the country against the proposed changes in the provincial boundaries and other provisions in the constitution, leaders from major four political parties on Wednesday discussed about holding the local elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The CPN-UML has summoned the Parliamentary Party (PP) meeting of the party on Wednesday after the government registered a seven-point constitution amendment proposal amidst protest by the party.