KATHMANDU, June 20: Formation of parliamentary committees has been delayed because the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has failed to name members and heads of the committees as a number of senior leaders have started intense lobbying to bag the positions of committee heads.

Colombians vote in a runoff between two frontrunners from opposite ends of the political spectrum, while a peace process with leftist rebels hangs in the balance.

ROLPA, May 27: It has already been a year since the formation of the local governments but still the elected local representatives are in confusion over their rights and roles. The ‘judicial’ committees which are considered the most important bodies of any local unit are especially uncertain about their roles and responsibilities.

MAHOTTARI, May 8: Province 2 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Gyanendra Kumar Yadav, directed head of all local levels to be present in welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Janakpurdham on May 11 during his Nepal visit.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Ministry of Home Affairs has appointed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dhiraj Pratap Singh as chief of Metropolitan Police’s crime division.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has chosen Yuba Raj Khatiwada, a monetary economist, as the Minister for Finance and Policy, overlooking other senior leaders of his own party to lead a crucial ministry that is responsible for maintaining both micro and macroeconomic stability in the country.

CHILE, Jan 17: Looking to put Chile’s sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South American nation: the plight of the indigenous Mapuche and their long-running conflicts with government authorities.

KATMANDU, Jan 8: Three days after having a meeting with the heads of key anti-graft bodies - Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and Office of the Auditor General (OAG) - the Election Commission (EC) admitted it on Sunday.

Province 4 heads for battle royale

November 15, 2017 05:50 am

POKHARA / GORKHA, Nov 15: Many senior politicians are contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections from Province 4. They include a former prime minister, several-time ministers, youth leaders and even an alleged gangster. This has made the elections in Province 4 very interesting.

MANILA, Nov 14: President Donald Trump headed for home Tuesday following an extensive tour of Asia that he said had been “tremendously successful” and had put the world on notice that the “rules have changed” for countries that want to trade with the U.S.

KATHMANDU, OCt 11: The Great Himalayan Cricket Academy has headed to Dhaka, Bangladesh to participate in the prestigious Bangladesh Krira Shikka Prothistan (BKSP) Cup cricket tournament from 11th to 17th October.

MEXICO CITY, Oct 7:  Hurricane Nate gained force as it continues rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The heads of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the government are all out of the country at a time when the country is passing through a series of crucial elections. Many see this as serious negligence towards domestic priorities and the important happenings within the country.

SAN JUAN, Sept 7: Hurricane Irma blacked out much of Puerto Rico as the dangerous Category 5 storm raked the U.S. territory with heavy wind and rain while staying just out to sea, and it headed early Thursday toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

WASHINGTON, July 28: The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.

MOSCOW, June 22: Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia in the Confederations Cup.

LONDON, June 9: British voters punished Theresa May for her electoral gamble by denying her the resounding mandate she wanted to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, casting doubt over her premiership and raising the prospect of a deadlocked parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Only eight percent of the total number of candidates fielded for the positions of chiefs of local units -municipalities or rural municipalities - are female even though the election law has made it mandatory to field opposite genders for the chief and the deputy chief of a given unit.

Ridley Scott, the English director of three of the sci-fi horror ‘Alien’ films, says he is heading into a wider universe with the latest in the series: ‘Alien: Covenant’.

The happiest place on Earth just got even more magical thanks to Johnny Depp. On Wednesday evening, the actor decided to make a surprise appearance at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Barcelona slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday and lost top spot in La Liga to Real Madrid, who recovered to beat Real Betis 2-1 thanks to a header by the irrepressible Sergio Ramos.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Speaker Onsari Gharti has initiated the process to elect heads of two parliamentary committees within a week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: A parliamentary committee has directed the government to punish the heads of development projects that fail to adequately spend their budgets.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that with the registration of bill at the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat on Tuesday evening for the second amendment to the Constitution of Nepal, the country has paved its path towards long overdue elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that with the registration of bill at the Legislature-Parliament Secretariat on Tuesday evening for the second amendment to the Constitution of Nepal, the country has paved its path towards long overdue elections.

14 Govt offices without heads in Dolpa

November 3, 2016 16:36 pm

DOLPA, Nov 3: A total of 16 government offices in the district are currently without chiefs.

ZURICH, Nov 2: Claudio Ranieri's latest reward for leading Leicester to an unlikely Premier League title is a nomination for FIFA's coach of the year award.

IRVINE, Aug 17: Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn missed practice Tuesday to watch his sister Jasmine Camacho-Quinn compete in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

LENS, France, June 26: Portugal seized their chance to stay in the chase for an elusive first title together on Saturday.