KATHMANDU, May 29: Parliament's State Affairs Committee has been mulling over hiring some government secretaries and joint secretaries on contract, breaking with the tradition of appointments through the promotion of career bureaucrats.

Serve the people first

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The strong government formed for five years will be no different from past governments if it fails to address dissatisfactions among people and within the party

KHOTANG, June 11: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has formed shadow governments and inspection committees to monitor the works of the local governments in Khotang district.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli dismissed criticisms that from federal parliamentarians that remarked the government’s plans and policies for current fiscal year as ‘highly ambitious.’

KATHMANDU, April 30: The provincial governments have not been able to formulate necessary laws to carry out their regular parliamentary and administrative duties owing to the failure of the central government to provide them sample bills.

DANG, April 10: On Sunday, the provincial government of Province 5 unveiled its plans and policies in which it focused mostly on the development agricultural and industrial sector as the basis economic development.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The trade union joint coordination committee has protested central government's plan to adjust the employees in the local levels.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Various stakeholders have stressed on the need of mobilization of national and international non-governmental organizations as per development priorities of new federal set up.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has pointed out the need of competition between the province governments for the country's better development, progress and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Most of the provincial governments are still struggling to expand their council of ministers to give full shape to the provincial governments even after getting chief ministers

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: All seven provinces are likely to get their governments within the next two weeks due to the constitutional provision requiring a chief minister to win vote of confidence from the concerned provincial assembly within 30 days of the declaration of final election results.

Dr KC rejects government's draft deal

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KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Talks scheduled for Tuesday between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government could not be held after a draft of an agreement prepared by the government team was rejected by Dr KC.

As part of their latest Transparency Report, Twitter has revealed the national governments which have sent the most requests for users’ information in the first half of 2017.

PARBAT, August 30: Members of the Majhi community, a tribe that makes a living by fishing, have always struggled to manage two square meals and proper shelter for their family. Poor economic condition has always compelled this tribe to live a miserable life. They have long been living in dilapidated tents and huts which neither can protect them from scorching heat nor from torrential downpour.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The major opposition CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the government not to think of deferring the second round of local level election but to hold it on time.

KATHMANDU, May 31: CPN (Maoist Center) parliamentary party leader and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called on party lawmakers to get united and gear up for the success of the upcoming second-round of local election.

BHARATPUR, May 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the first round of local election was held with the demonstration of government's fortitude and determination facing the odd time.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the parliament and the government on issues as the local level election, constitution amendment and the meeting of the Council of Ministers being hindered due to the row over seniority of two Deputy Prime Ministers.

The mysterious Facebook blogger kept dishing up alleged government secrets. One day it was a shadowy faction looting cash from Uganda’s presidential palace with impunity. The next was a claim that the president was suffering from a debilitating illness.

ILLAM, March 13: Tea entrepreneurs of Ilam district have voiced concern over government's apathy towards addressing the problems facing the tea estate here.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Naya Shakti Party, Nepal has strongly condemned the government decision regarding recovery of capital gains tax (CGT) from the buyer of Ncell, the telecommunications company.

PATHARI (Morang), Feb 5: Minister for Law Ajay Shankar Nayak has said law to end caste-based discrimination was not implemented despite its formulation.

JAJARKOT, Nov 12: Energy Minister Janardan Sharma has said the government had performed well during the 100 days since its installment and the process of the implementation of constitution has advanced on its pace.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said that he would inspect and monitor the functioning of the government by staying inside the administrative building Singha Durbar instead of attending formal programmes frequently.

POKHARA, July 24: Coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the act of frequent making and breaking of governments was not in the interest of country and people.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Parliamentarians have drawn the government's attention to the need of providing relief in a prompt manner as various places of the country have been affected by flood and landslide.