KATHMANDU, August 24: The local administration in the Kathmandu Valley has decided to allow both private and public vehicles to run on the valley streets even after 8PM.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Local administrations in the Kathmandu Valley have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders by a week.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Local administrations in the Kathmandu Valley have decided to extend the ongoing prohibitory orders by another 10 days.

Prohibitory order: What’s new!

June 28, 2021 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, June 28: Districts Administration Offices of three districts in the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur – have decided to extend the ongoing prohibitory order by one more week. However, they have decided to further ease the prohibitory order allowing a few more public activities.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The district administration offices in the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur -- have eased the prohibitory orders enforced to contain the second wave of the coronavirus from Tuesday.

Prohibitory order: What’s new!

June 21, 2021 11:40 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: The district administration offices – Bhaktapur, Kathmandu and Lalitpur – decided to extend the ongoing prohibitory orders by a week on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The government has extended the deadline to submit tax details and settlement of tax dues to July 9, citing the ongoing prohibitory orders imposed across the country.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The district administration offices of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur – the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley - have extended the prohibitory orders enforced in the Valley to curb the further spread of COVID-19, relaxing some restrictions enforced earlier.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The prohibitory orders enforced in the Kathmandu Valley have been extended by a week till June 21, according to Prem Prasad Bhattarai, the chief district officer of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The prohibitory orders enforced in the Kathmandu Valley to curb the spread of COVID-19 are likely to be extended by a week, according to Prem Prasad Bhattarai, the chief district officer (CDO) of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The district administration offices (DAOs) in the Kathmandu Valley are preparing to ease the prohibitory orders enforced to curb the further spread of COVID-19. The DAOs are planning to ease the prohibitory orders to some extent as the number of new cases of COVID-19 is gradually declining not only in the valley but also across the country. However, epidemiologists fear the worst if the prohibitory orders are not eased scientifically.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Local administrations in the Kathmandu Valley have decided to further extend the ongoing prohibitory order by a week more to break the chain of COVID-19 infection.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur are holding a meeting on Tuesday to further extend the ongoing prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The District COVID-19 Crisis Management Committees (DCCMCs) of the Kathmandu Valley has recommended the COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) to extend the ongoing prohibitory orders for 15 more days.

BUTWAL, MAY 5: The chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel, has expanded his Council of Ministers, inducting three more members.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The South Korean government has announced to extend the visa term of all the migrant workers, including Nepalis, working in South Korea by one year.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has estimated that building the 69 km Amlekhgunj-Lothar petroleum pipeline is going to cost Rs 13 billion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Private sectors have said half of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be closed if the loan payment period for them will not be extended.

Lockdown extended until May 7

April 26, 2020 21:17 pm

KATHMANDU, April 26: A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday evening has decided to extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown by ten days until May 7.

KATHMANDU, April 4: As the country approaches the mid of the second week under nationwide lockdown, Ministry of Health and Population has concluded that the lockdown could be extended by another week to stop the spread of novel coronavirus disease.

PARIS, Aug 7: With or without Neymar, Paris St Germain look set to continue their Ligue 1 dominance for another season with other clubs simply unable to match their huge spending power.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has extended the deadline for the repayment of principal, interest and installment of loans by an additional 15 days.

PSC extends form fill-up date

June 18, 2019 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, June 18: Public Service Commission has extended the date to fill up the forms for the examination to be taken by the commission for various positions in the local levels.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has extended the deadline for resurvey of the earthquake victims by two weeks stating that it needs to complete the inspection of the quake-damaged homes to include the victims as beneficiaries of the private housing reconstruction and retrofitting grants.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government on Thursday tabled a bill to replace the ordinance introduced two months ago to extend the terms of two transitional justice bodies - Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP).

GORKHA, May 28: Many multi-million rupee projects in Gorkha district have remained incomplete even months after crossing the deadline. In fact, there are hardly any projects that could be listed as meeting completed within the deadline. Infrastructure projects including road, drinking water, building construction among others are plagued alike by the same problem.

United States, April 17: Twenty three senators have signed a petition urging the United States administration to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation granted to Nepalis living in the country after the devastating April 2015 earthquake. At present, 8,000 Nepalis are under TPS which expires on June 24, 2018.

SANKHUWASABHA, March 3: Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB)'s extension branch has come into operation at Sundar Pokhari Bazaar which is located in between ward 3 and 5 of Chainpur municipality.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists and Human Rights Watch have said on Tuesday that one-year extension of the two transitional justice mechanisms —  Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)-- without necessary legal and institutional reforms are not sufficient to comply with international standards in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Failing to complete its task in the given time, the High-Level Education Commission has proposed that its term is extended by four months. The five-month term of the commission expires on Friday.

CIEDP seeks one-year term extension

February 1, 2018 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Two weeks after the government endorsed an ordinance clearing legal hurdles to extend the tenure of the Commission for Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), the transitional justice body on Wednesday wrote to the government urging the latter to increase its term by one year. CIEDP's term will expire on February 9.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for a year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A meeting of Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has extended the deadline of Arun-III Hydropower Project and Upper Karnali Hydropower Project for financial closure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has received an application from the promoter of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project with the call to extend the project’s construction tenure.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The 15th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Team of Experts (JTE) on Saptakoshi High Dam Multipurpose Project and Sunkoshi Storage Cum Diversion Scheme has recommended extending the term of the Joint Project Office of Saptakoshi Sunkoshi Investigation for a period of 30 months effective from March 1, 2017. The JTE meeting held in Kathmandu on July 25 -26 made the decision to recommend for the term extension after reviewing the progress made since the 14th meeting of JTE.

LONDON, March 27:Oil fell further towards $50 a barrel on Monday, pressured by uncertainty over whether an OPEC-led production cut will be extended beyond June in an effort to counter a glut of crude.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: While criticizing the government for its failure to grant real powers to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission for Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), various human rights organizations have said the extension of the terms of the transitional justice mechanisms without amending the TRC and CIEDP Act will be meaningless.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappearance (CIEDP) by a year, effective from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Commissioners at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are voicing contradictory views at a time when less than 15 days remain in the TRC’s original tenure of two-years and  57,753 complaints from conflict victims are still pending with it.

Foreign Secretary of India S Jaishankar has received an extension of service for a year. He was due to retire this month after a two-year stint.

BARCELONA, Oct 22: Barcelona forward Neymar signed a three-year contract extension on Friday, tying him to the Spanish champion until 2021.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal Credit & Commerce Bank Ltd (NCCBL) has started its extension counter at Universal Medical College in Paklihawa of Bhairhawa.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Prabhu Bank Ltd has started its extension counter in the Tilganga Eye Hospital premises in Kathmandu.

BIRGUNJ, July 22: A recent decision of Indian Railways to extend load unload time at its Raxaul station has worried Nepali importers as such decision would mean additional fine for them.