ISLAMABAD, July 25: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds consecutive civilian government.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Chairperson of World Hindu Federation International, Bharat Keshar Singh passed away at 3 AM today while undergoing treatment at Vayoda Hospital, Balkhu. Singh, 85, was admitted to the hospital twenty days ago after suffering from cardiac arrest.

Most of us have known Rajesh Hamal as an intelligent actor of Nepali film industry, the actor who has played in over 100 films in his career, and who at times appears in quiz shows and television interviews. But what is the superstar’s understanding of Nepali politics, economy, society and Nepal’s foreign affairs? Where do we stand as a nation today? Mahabir Paudyal and Thira L Bhusal met the superstar to explore various aspects of Nepali politics.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala on Tuesday stressed the need for holding NC General Convention at the earliest following its Mahasamiti meeting.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to seek additional six months to hold its general convention after the Election Commission (EC) wrote on Thursday to hold the party's general convention by July 14.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) plans to form panels to complete the unification process at the province, district and village levels.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Nepal Army’s Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Rajendra Chhetri has returned home wrapping his three-day official visit to Pakistan on Friday.

NEW YORK, May 8: The Latest on allegations of physical abuse against New York’s attorney general (all times local):

NEW YORK, May 8: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office has taken on a high-profile role in the fight against sexual misconduct, was physically violent with four women he was romantically involved with, according to their accounts which were published on Monday in The New Yorker .

BEIRUT, May 6: Polling booths opened in Lebanon on Sunday for the country’s first parliamentary election in nine years, a period marked by stretches of political paralysis and war in neighboring Syria.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Presenting a 50-page proposal at the ongoing central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday, seven youth leaders of the party demanded early general convention for leadership handover to the second generation.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The elected committee of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is set to convene the Special General Assembly on Thursday and Friday in Kathmandu in a bid to get the ban lifted from the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC had two years ago suspended the CAN due to political interference and other internal disputes within the association.

KATHMANDU, April 16:  Speaker of House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara met with United Nation’s assistant general secretary, Miroslav Jenca at the parliamentary secretariat, Singhadurbar.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The 47th general convention of the central assembly of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) is beginning in Biratnagar from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The 47th general convention of the central assembly of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) is beginning in Biratnagar from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has proposed the International Cricket Council (ICC) to convene the Special General Assembly in Kathmandu in third the week of April.

LAHAN, March 25: Condemning the bomb attack on Bikash Traders (Jewelry shop), Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) enforced a general strike in Lahan Bazaar on Saturday demanding action against the perpetrators.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The third general convention of Nepal Voluntary Blood Donors Society is going to be held in Kathmandu from April 7.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala has said the party should be taken ahead with utmost unity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday appointed CPN-UML leader Agni Prasad Kharel as Attorney General (AG). The government had recommended the head of state to appoint Kharel as AG.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: IME General Insurance Ltd has opened its new branch office at Ghorahi of Dang.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: CPN- UML secretary, Prithivi Subba Gurung was elected as Parliamentary Party leader of Province 4 unopposed today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: IME General Insurance Limited, a general insurance company promoted by a team of reputed industrialist and business houses, has extended three additional branches.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Central Committee meeting of the Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Journalists (FONIJ) held at its central headquarters in Anamnagar has decided to hold its sixth federal general convention on April 7-8.

Dr KC released on general date

January 10, 2018 18:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Supreme Court has released Dr. Govinda KC on general date.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Amid widespread speculation of massive irregularities in course of holding the recent polls, the election commissioners held a ‘suspicious’ meeting with the heads of two key anti-graft bodies mandated to investigate irregularities, if any, by government entities.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has said that he would fight throughout his life for safeguarding democracy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepali Army Brigadier General Naina Raj Dahal has been appointed the western region force commander under the UN peace keeping mission in South Sudan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari has given nod to initiate action against newly elected lawmaker Nawaraj Silwal in line with the Supreme Court’s recent verdict.

Mock UN general assembly at Kanjirowa

December 20, 2017 09:35 am

Kanjirowa National Secondary School replicated a Model United Nations General Assembly at the school premises on December 15.

CHITWAN, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shanshanka Koirala has said resignation of the party leadership is not the solution of the hour.  In his exclusive talks to RSS at his private residence at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, this morning, he called on party leaders and cadres to unite to face the post-election situation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has congratulated the Nepali people on the peaceful completion of the elections to the members of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The South Asian Regional conference on General Practice and Emergency Medicine is taking place in the capital from November 25 to 26.

WASHINGTON, Oct 24: The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn’t call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said Monday, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops and has triggered a nasty political brawl.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of parliament has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to create working environment for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjeeb Gautam.

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.

ILAM, August 26: Indian police have released a Nepali youth after 19 days in prison on condition that he would appear before the court on August 31.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The 25th General Convention of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) concluded on Tuesday by electing a 45-member new working committee under Gobinda Acharya.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The special general assembly of the elected committee of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has begun in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

FNJ's 25th General Convention begins

August 21, 2017 07:57 am

KATHMANDU, August 21: The 25th general convention of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) began in Kathmandu on Sunday. Inaugurating the convention, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that Nepali media fraternity had played a vital role in institutionalizing democratic republican system in Nepal.

FNJ general convention calendar out

August 19, 2017 19:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The general convention calendar of the Federation of Nepali Journalists has been made public.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Newly appointed Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari assumed the office Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has recommended senior advocate Basanta Ram Bhandari for the post of attorney general on Wednesday.

Attorney general Shrestha resigns

August 13, 2017 15:51 pm

KATHMANDU, August 13: Attorney General Raman Kumar Shrestha has resigned from his office today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussain B Sial, has viewed that the SAARC process could be strengthened by concentrating on development, poverty reduction and the projects relating to health and education.

It does not come as a surprise that teachers and students alike, of private schools, are among the most affected by strikes in Nepal. While a day-off at work seems like an attractive prospect, only education professionals, parents and students see that there exists an intricate layer to these so-called “relief holidays”. From having to miss a class, to having to compensate for the lost day during well-deserved public holidays, there are reasons why people loathe these strikes.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The government on Sunday appointed Nahakul Subedi as the registrar general of the Supreme Court.

ILAM, June 24: Life in Darjeeling has been thrown out of gear after the continuation of prolonged general strike since about more than a week.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Metropolitan Crime Division on Thursday arrested Lok Bahadur Shahi, the former general secretary of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), with the charge of obtaining money from numbers of people by telling a lie that he would send them to Canada through an organization called 'Sports for All'.