Days before the country is set to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Constitution of Nepal 2015, Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara warned parliamentary committees from issuing directives that obstruct the functioning of the government.
KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The meeting of Parliamentary Committee on State Affairs and Good Governance which was held on Saturday to finalize the issues of marital naturalized citizenship ended inconclusively as the main opposition party Nepali Congress presented a written note of dissent.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Parliamentarians in the zero-hour of today's meeting of National Assembly have drawn the attention of the government to control the activities that were against the federal democratic republic.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress registered a proposal of urgent public importance at the House of Representatives on Wednesday seeking the government's initiative to ease the export of medicinal herbs to India and other countries via India.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Against a background of souring relations with the opposition parties, Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara has left opposition MPs standing for about 40 minutes after the latter trooped into the well chanting slogans to obstruct the House, Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has registered a motion in parliament proposing to include Chinese as an official language of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), as China seeks support from member nations to garner two-thirds majority support for the proposal.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that all three-level governments are actively involved in relief, rescue and rehabilitation of the victims in all flood and landslides-hit areas.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Differences between the ruling and opposition parties in the full House has been reflected in parliamentary committees as well on Tuesday as the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers sought deferral of the parliamentary committee meetings and ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) opposed the idea.
It’s ages since I have lived in Kathmandu but I do not call it my home yet. I live in a house here but this is not my home. When I think of home, my mind’s antennas rise up with lots of memories—my identity, my mother, siblings and my neighbors. How they call me is different from what other people call me. My ears are tuned to that sound and respond to it quickly.
I feel a certain difference between a home and a house. One is four walls and a roof, the other is everything else. I am a student who lived in Vietnam for nine years and then in Nepal for four. The experiences of both drilled a clear line between ‘Home’ and ‘House’ in my mind.
BARA, June 5: Altogether 541 tornado victims in Bara are in trouble ahead of the monsoon after the government halted construction of their houses as promised earlier saying their houses were partially damaged.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Although Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara issued a ruling last week to remove some 'un-parliamentary words' spoken during heated exchanges between Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and opposition lawmakers who were raising some critical questions in parliament last week, it will likely take a few months to decide which specific words to remove.
KATHMANDU, April 29: The budget session of the federal parliament is beginning on Monday. Separate meetings of the House of Representatives and National Assembly are scheduled to be held at 4 pm in the parliament building in New Baneshwar.
KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The today's meeting of the House of Representatives, the lower house of Federal Parliament, approved the proposal seeking consideration into 'Province Public Service Commission (Basis and Standard Determination) Bill, 2075'.
Metalwood is hosting ‘Bring the House Down’ on March 4 at Saugal, Patan. ‘Bring the House Down’ is a private fundraiser event for Echoes in the Valley (EITV), a biennale music festival held in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: With the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) finally submitting a list of its names to the parliamentary committees, the Federal Parliament formed 14 committees on Thursday, six month into the commencement of parliamentary business.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has walked out from the parliament meeting on Thursday in protest after the speaker disallowed the party's lawmakers from making follow-up questions on a reply by Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The government tabled the National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Friday, following the agreement it reached with Dr Govinda KC on Thursday night on revising the legislation through the parliamentary process.
PYEONGTAEK, July 27: North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip from a U.S. base in South Korea to a coastal city in the North to retrieve the remains.
WASHINGTON, July 26: A CNN correspondent said she was barred from attending an open press event at the White House on Wednesday because of questions she asked President Donald Trump earlier in the day.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Following pressure from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) to withdraw the National Medical Education Bill from parliament, the meeting of the House of Representatives was put off for a week on Thursday.
Art and culture dignify the social values of Kathmandu Valley. Each community exhibits unique qualities that present the artistic and cultural diversity of the valley. Bhaktapur’s Pujari Math is among many such exemplary architectures that show diversity amidst constricted geographical region. The construction is believed to have come in existence in the 15th century. Historians say that Pujari Math was constructed during Yakshya Malla’s regime in Bhaktapur.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Main Opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the tabling of the National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Monday, accusing the government of pushing the bill with controversial provisions without holding talks with Dr Govinda KC first.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday, challenging a provision of the House of Representatives Rules, 2018 that prevents the suspension of lawmakers accused of criminal offenses at courts.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The suspended chief of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa has verbally abused former lawmaker Ram Hari Khatiwada, alleging that the latter had ruined his career by implicating him in a multi-million rupees scam at ANFA.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the meeting of the House of Representatives on Friday over the ongoing fast-unto-death by crusader for medical education reform Dr Govinda KC. The meeting was adjourned for Monday following obstruction by the opposition party as soon as it commenced.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers of the opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have drawn the attention of the parliament about the deteriorating health condition of medical education crusader Dr Govinda KC, on Monday. The opposition party has also warned the government from altering the medication education related laws against Dr KC's demand.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The federal parliament on Monday endorsed a bill to replace a two-month 0ld ordinance to extend the terms of two transitional justice bodies - Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP).
KATHMANDU, July 2: In a meeting of the National Assembly (NA) today, the upper house members drew the attention of the government to various contemporary issues which also include the problems of monsoon disasters in hills and Tarai.
WASHINGTON/RIYADH, July 1: The leader of Saudi Arabia promised President Donald Trump that he can boost oil production if needed and the country has 2 million barrels per day of spare capacity available, the White House said on Saturday.