KATHMANDU, March 8: Secessionist campaigner CK Raut has renounced the movement he has been leading, striking an 11-point agreement with the government on Friday.

11-pt deal between govt and CK Raut

KATHMANDU, March 4: Police have failed to book key leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN) as the former do not have any orders to do so from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Senior NCP leaders also appear divided over a possible solution. NCP Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday said the government was looking for 'administrative solutions' to the problem without further explanation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The government has announced a public holiday tomorrow to mourn the death of those killed in the Air Dynasty chopper crash.

CIAA arrests govt employee taking bribe

February 22, 2019 21:14 pm

HETAUDA: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday held a government employee red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 75,000.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: At a time when the government is drawing flaks from all quarters for allegedly removing Pashupati Sharma’s satirical song from YouTube, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli defended saying that the government has no hand in removing it.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: National Federation of the Disabled-Nepal (NFDN) has expressed serious dissatisfaction over a proposal of the government to reduce reservation quota for disabled people in the government jobs.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the authorities to ensure the rights of animals and formulate rules to stop cruelty against animals.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Government doctors continued their protest against the government's plan for adjustment of doctors in the three tiers of government as per the federal structure of the country.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 7: Chief Minister of Province No 3 Dormani Poudel said that the government will promote self-employment among youth and employ them in nation-building.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: While terming  transitional justice an “internal matter,” Nepal has said that it remains committed to addressing the remaining components of transitional justice in the best interest of the country and people.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has said it has not any formal information regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers to keep the hospitals named after its two former presidents the late Girija Prasad Koirala and the late Sushil Koirala under the federal government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The government has declared 2,807 police personnel, killed in various incidents, martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The government is to provide Rs 500,000 each to the family of those who died in a bus accident in Dhanusha. Six persons were electrocuted on Friday when the bus carrying members of a marriage party came in contact with live wire of 11,000 voltage at Sabaila municipality-4.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepali Congress has asserted that it will strongly react to the government if it continued exhibiting its arrogance on the Medical Education Bill.

ILAM, Jan 12: The government has been indifferent toward Dr Govinda KC who has been staging hunger strike for the last four days at the district headquarters, Ilam.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES), a non-governmental, non-political, and not-for- profit organization, has urged the government to fulfill Dr Govinda KC’s demands by implementing the past agreements reached with him.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The government has fixed Rs 536.56 per quintal as the minimum price of sugarcane on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The year 2018 is almost over and we are on the eve of the New Year 2019. The year 2018 has been proved a historic one in view of the promotion of domestic tourism as over one million foreign tourists, the ever highest number, visited Nepal in this period, sending a wave of new hope and encouragement to the tourism industry.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepali Congress (NC) Lawmaker Gagan Thapa has urged the government to withdraw ordinances and formulate acts to sort out the issue of integration of civil servants at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Ministry of Water Supply reiterated its commitment to complete the Melamchi Drinking Water Project within the stipulated deadline.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The government on Thursday decided to waive the loan worth over Rs 1 billion taken by small farmers from the Agriculture Development Bank.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bhim Rawal has urged the leadership not to misuse the party and the government to merely fulfill the vested interest of a particular group.

Government attorney lands in CIAA net

November 20, 2018 16:03 pm

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested district attorney Koshhari Niraula on the charge of taking bribe.

DANG, Nov 17: The incidents of rape cases have gone up at an alarming rate in the last 10 months in the district.

Three NSC board members appointed

November 13, 2018 14:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has appointed three board members to the National Sports Council (NSC).

DHANGADHI, Oct 9: The government of Sudurpashchim Province has been extended with an appointment of one more state minister in the seven-minister cabinet on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct. 8 : The government on Monday directed the industrialists concerned to pay the entire dues of the sugarcane farmers within five days.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Public Account Committee of the Parliament has directed the government to fix the price of sugar at Rs 63 per kilogram.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Leaders of student wings of the ruling Nepal Communist Party have demanded with the government to immediately dismiss Inspector General of the Police Sarbendra Khanal.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 30: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today said the government would take action against those trying to take the country toward instability through divisive efforts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Senior leader of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday took strong exception to the government for its failure to control existing irregularities, rape and smuggling, let alone good governance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The government has ordered to stop fuel supplies to seven petrol pumps for their involvement in black-marketeering taking advantage of the fuel shortage in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The government is determined to take action against any person cheating in the Sikta Irrigation Project, a national pride project. The estimated total cost of the project is Rs 25 billion.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal said that the KP Sharma Ol-led government has not yet hit four and sixes intentionally so as to endure a long inning.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 18: Lawmaker of Nepali Congress (NC) Pradip Giri has said it was the government's main responsibility to ensure broader acceptability of the constitution.

JANAKPURDHAM, Sept 18: Nepali Congress Vice President and former DPM, Bimalendra Nidhi, has said the government was becoming conceited on the ground of two-thirds majority. `

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the government demanding a mandamus to properly manage the garbage produced in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5:The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced the 'Excellent School Award' for secondary and higher secondary schools adjudged the best at the national level on the occasion of the 39th Education Day and the International Literacy Day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The government has decided to provide relief amount of Rs one million to the family of Nirmala Panta and Sunny Khuna.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the government would bear the cost for treatment of those injured in the Kanchnapur incident that took place on Thursday.

Govt still undecided on new NRA CEO

August 6, 2018 07:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A month has passed since the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has remained vacant but the government has continued dilly-dallying over the appointment of a new CEO of the body responsible for post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation work.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: In yet another move to keep international and national non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) in line, the government has initiated an investigation into alleged financial irregularities within the Social Welfare Council, a government body responsible for exercising oversight on the I/NGOs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has plans to identify and develop 100 new tourist destinations across the country in the current Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government has forwarded ambitious plan and programs with an objective of attracting 2.5 foreign tourists within next five years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2:  Parliamentarian Hridayesh Tripathi flayed the government saying that it has not been doing dillydally in providing citizenship to many people.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government formed a four-member committee to probe into Nepal Sanskrit University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Kul Prasad Koirala.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Government officials have stated that the civil contractor is responsible for repairing the damaged main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Some land plots occupied by Hotel Water Front owned by Karna Shakya on the bank of Fewa Lake fall in the public land.