KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal-China Himalaya Friendship Society has provided ambulances to the municipalities and health centres of five districts in order to ensure accessibility of the rural people in the health care services.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav threw tantrums at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav threw tantrums at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday. Yadav showcased his stature of being a minister and threw tantrums to board a flight without a passport, thereby delaying the takeoff by 45 minutes.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Ahead of his visit to the People's Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel. PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

DPM Pokhrel assumes office

June 3, 2018 12:07 pm

KATHMANDU, June 3:Newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel assumed office today.

DHANGADHI, Feb 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman, Kamal Thapa, has said that the government was eager to handover the state power to new government.

New govt by Feb 24: DPM Thapa

February 4, 2018 02:46 am

MAKAWANPUR, Feb 3: Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa said that the new government will be formed within the next three weeks.

Way opened for govt formation: DPM Thapa

December 30, 2017 19:53 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Kamal Thapa on Saturday said a way has been opened legitimately for the formation of a new government.

DPM Shrestha defeated in Syangja-2

December 12, 2017 21:53 pm

SYANGJA, Dec 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has faced defeat in Syangja-2 for House of Representatives. CPN-UML candidate Padma Kumari Aryal has secured the victory by 3706 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Election Commission (EC) has asked Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa to furnish clarification within 24 hours for violating election silence.

The Election Commission (EC) has directed Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa to furnish clarification within 24 hours acting on a tip off that he had breached electoral code of conduct by wooing voters during the silence period.

SUNSARI, Nov 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar today pledged to blacktop all roads of Sunsari district within the next five years.

HETAUDA, Nov 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman, Kamal Thapa, has said that the major political parties should be active to bring good governance through democratic culture in the country as well as to make the upcoming elections a success.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he is all set to induct three minister ministers including a deputy prime minister and four state ministers from Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) in his cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday received the Letter of Credence from new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Nepal, Lubna Baqi, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

BIRATNAGAR, September 11: Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said that acceptance of constitution has increased after participation of Madhes-based political parties in the election.

KATHMANDU, September 11: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament is said to be preparing to grill Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha for his disinterest in taking any action against corruption-accused chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, Dolindra Prasad Sharma.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, today inaugurated Nepal's Consulate General Office at Guangzhou in China.

KATHMANDU, September 9: The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchadar for violating election code in course of poll campaign in Parsa.

DPM Mahara off to China on six-day trip

September 6, 2017 14:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, left here today for Beijing, Chine, leading a four-member delegation on a six-day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha has been showing no interest in taking action against corruption-accused Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan. Shrestha is reported to have turned down the resignation letter submitted to him by Sharma.

DPM Mahara leaving Wednesday for China

September 4, 2017 18:59 pm

KATHMANDU, September 4:  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara will pay an official to the People's Republic of China from Wednesday, leading a Nepali delegation at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

KATHMANDU, August 31: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that business of the country should be expanded through the Belt and Road Initiative initiated by China.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government and media should have a common voice in the issues of foreign affairs.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopal Man Shrestha appears disinterested in taking action against Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, even after a panel formed by the education ministry recommended to dissolve the Sajha management board.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The quake-damaged Gokarna Secondary School at Gokarna in Kathmandu district, which has emerged as a model one among the community schools in the locality, has got a new quake-resilient sophisticated building.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The government is preparing to bring the Act relating to the local level governance within 15 days.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has expressed the belief that the Constituency Delimitation Commission will carry out its works in autonomous and impartial manner.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has, expressing gratitude to the Government of Norway for its assistance to Nepal's peace process, relief and rescue efforts during the earthquake and post-quake reconstruction efforts, expected the Norwegian support to the sector of energy as well.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government would take forward economic diplomacy with high priority.

CHITWAN, July 10: , July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has asserted that the disgruntled political parties will be brought on board the upcoming September 18th local level election in Province 2.

RATNANAGAR,July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the local levels stand as a foundation of economic prosperity of the country.

CHITWAN, July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Krishna Bahadur Mahara said the government would be expanded only after the amendment of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Gopalman Shrestha, has said that the government has made arrangements for different facilities to ensure conflict victim from Dalit and marginalized community are not deprived of education.

DPM Shrestha calls on DCM Yang

July 6, 2017 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, July 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha called on Yang Schchao, deputy chief of mission of the Embassy of People's Republic of China to Nepal, and discussed on the reconstruction of schools damaged by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

DPM Mahara leaves for India

July 2, 2017 11:11 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara today left for New Delhi – the capital of India – at the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Sushma Swaraj.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara today cast his vote at Rolpa Municipality – 1.

PATHARI (Morang), June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said the constitution could be implemented effectively by ensuring its broader acceptability.

BIRATNAGAR, June 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar today said efforts were on to bring Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) onboard the second phase local level election slated for June 28.

Indian envoy calls on DPM Mahara

June 14, 2017 15:55 pm

KATHMANDU, June 14: Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs  Krishna Bahadur Mahara at latter’s office in Singha Durbar on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi wondered what the main opposition CPN-UML wanted to do by barring the parliament even from thanking the President for her address to the budget session of the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has said that the incumbent government was committed to infrastructure and holistic development of Rolpa district.

YOKOHAMA (Japan), May 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara reached Japan today morning to attend the 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors.

DPM Nidhi withdraws resignation

May 4, 2017 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has withdrawn his resignation on Thursday following a meeting held at Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Rastriya Prajatantra Party has expressed serious objection over the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki registered by the lawmakers of Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center).

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.

BIRATNAGAR, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has said that the government has been creating environment conducive to hold election with consensus and participation of all.

BIRATNAGAR, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa has said United Democratic Madhesi Morcha(UDMF) will be ready to ink accord with the government within the next few days.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bimilendra Nidhi has instructed the concerned government bodies to make all arrangement for preempting human loss by clearing the blocked confluence of Arun rive and Barun river with great caution.