KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Minister for Federation Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has said the government was working untiringly to make civil administration more competent and accountable to the public.
SANKHUWASABHA, June 16: Attempts to rescue four missing people has been affected after continuous landslide at Nunkofyakisanda dam side of Arun III hydropower plant in Sankhuwasabha. Meanwhile, police have suspected two more to be missing.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government and party leadership should be concentrated on translating the slogan of development and prosperity as after a long effort party unification bid was materialized.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Prime Minister KP Oli has come down heavily on government officials for their failure to expedite the post-earthquake reconstruction even as individual initiatives have yielded impressive results.
RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when wildlife conservationists worldwide are expressing serious concerns over the declining habitats of tiger population, Nepal's Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been lauded for its exemplary efforts in conservation of the big cats.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that intensive efforts are on for the unification between the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML before the new government is formed.
SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal has supported Spain's efforts to ensure territorial integrity of the country in the aftermath of Catalonia declaring independence following a controversial referendum. Issuing a press statement on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Nepal opposes any attempt to the secession of the country.
KHOTANG, Nov 3: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.
KHOTANG, Nov 2: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.
KHOTANG, Nov 1: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said communist parties in Nepal were on the path towards unification for what he said socio-economic development of the nation by establishing a new political culture.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The ruling Nepali Congress's efforts to forge an alliance among right-wing forces saw signs of progress Wednesday with some smaller parties expressing readiness to be part of the proposed "democratic alliance".
PUERTO RICO, Sept 29: The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people.
KATHMANDU, August 30: The parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has stepped up efforts to acquire the report prepared by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on the irregularities at the Sajha Prakashan.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Nearly year-long efforts to amendment the constitution a second time came to an end on Monday, with the ruling parties failing to garner the requisite two-thirds majority in the 592-member parliament.
The nomination of the Secretary of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Bhim Prasad Upadhyaya, as board director of the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), has brewed fresh controversy in the water utility.
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.
KATHMANDU, June 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on one and all to dedicate themselves to the conservation of the environment, the most essential factor of the sustainability of life of Earth by heart, word and deed.
KATHMANDU, June 2: As the International Labor Organisation's 106th Session of the International Labor Conference is just around the corner, Nepal has intensified preparations at the diplomatic-level to garner support for the post of the deputy member in the ILO Governing Body.
KATHMANDU, May 10: In an effort to get the constitution amendment bill passed before stepping down, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started negotiations with the main opposition CPN-UML and the agitating Madhes-based political parties.
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KATHMANDU, April 28: Various development partners including the UN, EU and the World Bank have asked the government to continue efforts to forge political agreement to ensure participation of wide sections of people in the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, April 27: International Development Partners Group, including the United Nations in Nepal, nine embassies diplomatic missions in Nepal and World Bank, issued a press release on Thursday and stated that they encourage efforts to continue to forge a political agreement to enable the participation of as wide a section of the population as possible in the upcoming local level elections.
NEW YORK, April 1: The U.N. Security Council called for stepped up efforts Friday to defeat Boko Haram insurgents and Islamic State extremists in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region and tackle the humanitarian crisis that has left millions facing hunger and possible famine.
ITAHARI (Jhapa), Feb 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said his party would retaliate anti-national attempts that may divide the country and affect its sovereignty. He also pledged to stand up against the efforts driving the country to catastrophe.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: As the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is gearing up its effort to distribute the second tranche of reconstruction grants to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected districts, Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries across the country have halted their works from Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Deputy Governor Chiranjibi Shiwakoti on Thursday said that the central bank has been keeping an eye on large financial transactions as part of its efforts to fight money laundering and white-collar crimes.
BARDIYA, Dec 24: Although the number of tigers and other wildlife in Bardiya National Park (BNP) has reportedly increased, their conservation still remains the biggest challenge due to threats from man-made infrastructures.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: A woman, whose name has not been disclosed for privacy reasons, came to the National Women's Commission (NWC) on Sunday to file a case against her husband for marrying a second wife.