WELLINGTON, April 11: New Zealand’s governor general on Thursday formally signed into effect sweeping gun laws outlawing military-style weapons, less than a month after a man used such guns to kill 50 people and wound dozens at two mosques in Christchurch.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Province 3 Governor Anuradha Koirala has expressed sorrow over the death of passengers in the crash involving a US-Bangla airlines aircraft at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The appointment of governors in all seven provinces has cleared the way for the formation of a new government. The new government will be formed soon after the Election Commission (EC) holds the upper house elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government has expedited backdoor negotiations with the left alliance for appointing governors for the seven provinces in consensus with the alliance, postponing a scheduled cabinet meeting to Wednesday. The cabinet meeting was to have been held Tuesday afternoon.