BHAKTAPUR, Dec 1: Nepali Congress candidate Krishna Lal Bhadel has been elected as the provincial assembly member in Bhaktapur-1 (a)

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The election results under the by-election for the post of Ward Chair of 39 local levels have been declared so far. Voting under the by-election was held on Saturday for a total 52 seats.

By-election in 52 vacant posts begins

November 30, 2019 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The voting for by-election to elect people's representatives in various 52 vacant posts began at 7:00 am today morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The ninth World Ranger Congress, hosted by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the International Ranger Federation is scheduled to kick off in the tourist town of Sauraha, Chitwan, on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Public Accounts Committee of Federal Parliament has directed the government to suspend the bidding for supplying the excise duty stickers immediately.

Kathmandu, Oct 22: Nepal has the potential of decreasing the death of babies at birth by 21 percent, according to a pilot study conducted by the government two years ago.

SIRAHA, Oct 22: Following massive media coverage of Chure destruction, the government had imposed a ban on the extraction of aggregate from the rivers and deforestation in the Chure range back in 2014. Reports, however, indicated that mafia were still active in the illegal mining and transport of the materials.

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Nepal is making preparations for the prospective visit of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said on Monday.

Why democracy fails

October 5, 2019 00:00 am

The concept of democracy is fairly straight-forward: ‘Government of the people, by the people and for the people.’ People choose the candidates who they believe are best poised to run the government. Why then is this fairly simple system losing its sheen, not just in Nepal but elsewhere as well? Why are so many “democratic” countries still facing chronic political crisis, rampant corruption, and gross under-development and governance failures?

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Friday said that the government has been making legal and institutional efforts to curb various forms of human trafficking.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Nepal, on Sunday held a national consultation in line with a new project to support the growth of women entrepreneurs as a strategy for poverty reduction, social well-being and sustainable economic growth.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the government's recent decision to put on hold its previous decision to carry out pesticide testing for vegetables and fruits imported from India.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav on Monday admitted that the government backtracked on its decision to conduct pesticide residue tests on fruits and vegetables imported from India and third countries due to lack of modern labs at the customs points.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has agreed to provide Euro 24.3 million grant assistance to the government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is unveiling the policies and programs of the government for the fiscal 2019-2020 today afternoon.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The government said on Wednesday that it has made all preparations to host the Nepal Investment Summit in Kathmandu later this week.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The government has launched the Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP), on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reiterated party co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's stand on the ongoing Venezuelan crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Major opposition Nepali Congress has concluded that the recent statements made by the government and Chairman of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal on the ongoing crisis of Venezuela were "insensitive" and "immature" and "detrimental to country's national interests".

Why we chose Nepal

December 1, 2018 00:10 am

In collaboration with Government of Nepal, Asia Pacific Summit 2018 is being organized by International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), Federal Parliament of Nepal, International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) and Universal Peace Federation (UPF), main sponsor, in Kathmandu.