KATHMANDU, August 4: A meeting of the Council of Ministers has started in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu. Today's meeting is likely to decide the dates of the upcoming House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The House of Representatives meeting (HoR) meeting is being held today. According to the Parliament Secretariat, the meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 PM.

KATHMANDU, JULY 20: Chairman of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the issue of party unity was discussed among the leaders of the secretariat of the then Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, July 10: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari on Sunday urged the private sector including banks not to seek individual profit at a time when the country faces challenges due to poor performance of the macroeconomic indicators owing to external factors along with a liquidity crisis in the banking sector.

Mahantha Thakur in favor of MCC

February 27, 2022 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Democratic Socialist Party Chairman Mahantha Thakur has said that his party is in favor of the US-aid Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Leader of the ruling party CPN (Unified Socialist) and former Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal has objected to the ruling coalition's decision to pass the US-aid Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement with an ‘explanatory note’.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has called on the House of Representatives (HoR) to reject the US-aid project (MCC) compact agreement ‘for being treasonous’.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Participating in the discussion on the MCC compact agreement, Chief Whip of the CPN (Maoist Center) Dev Prasad Gurung said that the MCC agreement should be taken forward only as a purely economic project without violating Nepal's sovereignty and without violating Nepal's constitution and law.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The House of Representatives (HoR) has begun a discussion on the US assistance Project Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement tabled in the house by the government last week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The ruling coalition has formed a three-member task force to discuss and reach a conclusion on the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement with other political parties.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Following a continuous raising of questions regarding the formation of the Constitutional Bench formed to conduct hearings on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case, the Supreme Court justices on the bench are currently engaged in internal discussion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Parliamentary Committee on Education and Health on Monday began a clause-wise discussion on a proposed bill relating to the management and development of sports.

For at least one night, Carol Burnett was a writer among writers.

Ideas for change

June 28, 2019 09:48 am

Too many ideas simply die out in small teashops over a cup of tea. Every day a great number of people meet up, talk, and then go about their lives as usual, forgetting that they discussed an idea that could be “the next best thing” and never acting on them. “We know this because we’ve done that ourselves,” says Nishchhal Kharal, CEO of Idea Ghar.

KATHMANDU, June 22: As differences emerge between two chairmen of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, a crucial secretariat meeting scheduled for Friday was postponed in the last minute citing lack of preparations.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has directed its talks committee to initiate a second round of talks with the government in view of the positive gestures for dialogue.

KATHMANDU, May 9: A group of lawmakers, economists, industrialists, businesspersons and journalists has given suggestions for the upcoming budget.

Govt and RPP hold discussion

April 23, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, April 23: Talks were held between the government and the Rastriya Prajatantra Party today in response to the latter's 32-point demand including restoration of a Hindu State.

KATHMANDU, Mar 3: At a time when contentious posts in social media platforms have drawn concerns across countries, Facebook, which also owns Instagram and Whatapps, has started holding consultative meetings to form an External Oversight Board to regulate such contents.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: A book discussion on "Importance of BRI and BBIN for South Asia' was organized by the Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) in the capital recently.

How leaders should rule

November 24, 2018 00:05 am

For ages, how leaders should rule has been a matter of debate and discussion. From Manu to Kautilya to Plato to Machiavelli, philosophers have dwelled on this subject. With evolution of modern nation states in the 1960s, concept of ruling has found wider currency across the globe. It is an important issue now because some of the established norms of ruling which worked for centuries have been challenged.

A panel discussion on 'Innovation in Nepali Higher Education', by Bikas Udhyami concluded at Global College of Management on Friday.  In the event, panelist Subash Ghimire mentioned that more than 25% of the students  in the fourth grade couldn't count double digit numbers.

KATHMANDU, July 25 (RSS): Minister for Labour Gokarna Raj Bista and UAE Ambassador to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Alnaqbi on Tuesday discussed about matters relating to amendment of the labour agreement with the UAE.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Discussion regarding a public interest proposal regarding the deteriorating health condition of Dr. Govinda KC will take place today in the federal parliamentarian meeting. The proposal was put forward by Nepali Congress, the main opposition party.

A roundtable discussion on upscaling Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) for women run small medium enterprises (SME) was held at Hotel Annapurna on Monday. The event was hosted by the Federation of Woman Entrepreneur’s Association of Nepal (FWEAN).

KATHMANDU, June 10 : The meeting of the House of Representatives of the federal parliament has begun discussion on allocation of budget on various ministries today.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Parliamentarians of ruling parties have said that the budget for fiscal year 2018/19 brought by the government was excellent while lawmakers from the opposition party, Nepali Congress, indicated the budget was not implementation-oriented.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Discussion on the budget presented by the government for fiscal year 2018/19 has begun in the House of Representatives from today.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed another bleak trading session on Wednesday, shedding 4.55 points, or 0.34 percent. The benchmark index closed at 1,328.27 points.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Embassy of Pakistan held a round table discussions on the 'Relevance of Ancient Silk Route in Modern Times: Nepal-Pakistan' in the capital on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The proposed unification between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) will be given final shape once the remaining disputes are resolved, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, April 18: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has stated that the issue of taking up an election symbol after the unification between the party and CPN (UML) has not been finalized yet.

Clock b Business Innovations organized sixth X-preneur session at Kaffe Codes, in Thapathali, that was ended with RedMud Coffee CEO Aashish Adhikari as its guest speaker on Sunday.

PM, CM discussion underway

March 21, 2018 11:43 am

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister KP Oli, Chief Ministers of all seven provinces, secretaries and chief attorneys has started the discussion at the office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12:Clock b Business Innovations concluded another successful X-preneur session at Kaffe Codes, in Thapathali, on Sunday.  For the fifth session, X-preneur had invited Co-Founder and Managing Director of Around The Corner, Sahajnath Khadka, to share his entrepreneurship journey.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A ‘Languages in Education’ symposium held by British Council Nepal on Tuesday discussed the use of English as a medium of instructions (EMI) for learning in classes of Nepal, and how effective they are.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Presidium member of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, has said that discussion was underway for party unification between RJP-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum (FSF-N) soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Youth Community for Nepalese Contractors (YCNC), along with Sany Heavy Equipment brought into Nepal by Bhajuratna Agency, has held grand discussion at Hotel Radisson on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Nepali Congress (NC), the major ruling party, has intensified the discussions for selection of the candidates to contest the second round of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

On the occasion of International Youth Day 2017, the Global Peace Youth Corps Nepal (GPYC Nepal ) conducted a discussion program at St Xavier's College, Maitighar on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The second meeting of today's Legislature-Parliament has approved a proposal seeking consideration on 'Appropriation Bill-2074 BS' by a majority.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee (AWRC) of parliament has started discussion on the government's controversial decision to award Budhigandaki Hydropower Project (1200 MW) to a Chinese company.

Discussion on the need of museum

June 24, 2017 14:46 pm

Oftentimes, museums come to the forefront in terms of imparting younger generation with the basics of a country\city’s culture and practices. Not just the intangible cultural heritage, they can be used to portray aspects of few tragic incidents, like the 2015 Earthquake. With this idea in mind, plans to build ‘People’s Museum of Earthquake’ have been initiated in the valley.

Open discussion on cyber security

June 12, 2017 08:42 am

KATHMANDU: An open discussion on ‘Cyber Security in Nepal’ followed by concept sharing on the National Innovation Center was held, among the youth groups on Saturday at Quick Volunteer, Baneshwar. According to the press statement released by Quick Volunteer, young people from diverse academic backgrounds participated at the discussion.

Book Discussion held at Pokhara

June 12, 2017 08:18 am

POKHARA: With hopes of making life easy for him and his family, Maniraj Basanta flew abroad and worked in Qatar for three years. There he saw a different perspective to life, went through countless hardships, and upon his return he decided to write it all down in his book ‘Mudir’.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday held discussion with office bearers of the Election Commission at his official residence in Baluwatar to seek advice on rescheduling the second round of the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Parliament meeting on Thursday is set to fix the date for discussion on the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, according to the Parliament Secretariat.

TAPLEJUNG, April 14: Nepali Congress and CPN-UML are still on discussion for selection of candidates while CPN (Maoist Centre) has already intensified its election campaign in villages.

KATHMANDU, March 15: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today accepted a bill tabled seeking consideration on the bill relating to fixation of the numbers of wards in rural municipalities and municipalities- 2073 BS by a majority.

KATHMANDU, March 14:: Lumbini Buddhist University and Lumbini Research Center for Understanding and Peace in collaboration with Citizens Bank International Ltd (CIBL) have organized a program titled ‘Buddhist Economics’ under the bank’s financial literacy campaign.