The ‘#MeToo movement’ spread like wildfire across the globe after Hollywood actress Milano tweeted in 2017: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.”

KATHMANDU, March 15: Challenges to ecosystems and ways to overcome such challenges was discussed at a regional symposium held in Kathmandu on March 13 and 14. It was organized jointly by the Ministry of Forests and Environment, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the UK's Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) program and UN's Program on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A senior aide of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that both Nepal and Bangladesh need to work further to exploit the full potential of trade and investment between the two countries.

Nepal-UK ties discussed

February 13, 2018 14:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Minister of State for Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, Mark Lancaster, have discussed on the two-centuries-old Nepal-Britain diplomatic relations as well as matters of mutual interest.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday met at the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) to discuss sustainable methods to work together on better preparedness for crises.

Education in federal set up discussed

September 20, 2016 00:20 am

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 20: Discussions on what kinds of school education are to be followed in the federal setup have started in the districts.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Speaker Onsari Gharti read out the letter on the decree removing the difficulties received from the Office of the President in the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today.

KATHMANDU, July 22: A meeting of the major political parties has struck a deal  to discuss the budget bill in the Parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has called on the Parliament to initiate discussions on the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death since July 10, calling for reform in the medical education sector.

KATHMANDU, July 18: A meeting of the ruling coalition on Sunday decided to block Parliament from holding discussions on the no-confidence motion registered against the prime minister until it first discusses the three remaining bills related to the budget, which were included in House business last Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Nepal India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) have highlighted the need to implement the India-offered Leave Travel Concession (LTC) scheme to boost and promote bilateral tourism.  Speaking at a program organized in Kathmandu on Thursday, NICCI officials said that though the Indian government has approved a proposal to allow more than two million government employees to travel to Nepal along with Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka on LTC, the scheme has not been executed properly by both the governments.