KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The budget session of the House of Representatives was concluded on Thursday.

Supremacy of the House

September 18, 2019 02:00 am

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.

NC obstructs parliament(with video)

September 16, 2019 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Lawmakers of the main opposition party Nepali Congress are currently obstructing the proceeding in the House of Representatives.

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 27: Deputy Speaker Shivamaya Tumbahamphe has urged the female lawmakers to play an active role in the House of Representatives for women empowerment on Tuesday.

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 8: Lawmakers in the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) today have raised questions on dilly dallying over the formation of Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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.

OKHALDHUNGA, July 31: Ten houses in ward 3, Sisneri, of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality are at the high risk of being swept away by a landslide.

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.

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Home is where you belong

June 29, 2019 00:25 am

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.

HoR passes Appropriation Bill

June 25, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, June 23: The session of House of Representatives (HoR) of Tuesday has endorsed the 'Appropriation Bill-2076BS' with a majority of votes.

A home and a house

June 22, 2019 14:08 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The second meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday has approved the proposal seeking consideration on the Appropriation Bill 2076 by a majority.

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, May 11: Probably for the first time in Nepali parliamentary history, the the speaker on Friday ordered removal of the prime minister's controversial words from the House record.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has criticized Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for using indecent remarks in the parliament.

DHADING, May 3: The deadly earthquake which shook the nation four years ago rendered tens of thousands of people homeless. Especially, the houses in the rural parts were damaged more.

Budget session begins today

April 29, 2019 06:00 am

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.

KHALANGA, March 28: A man has died after his under-construction house collapsed. His wife was also seriously injured in the incident, and is still in critical condition.

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'.

‘Bring the House Down’ on March 4

February 26, 2019 17:19 pm

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.

The House

November 1, 2018 09:23 am

As conscious came gleaming back to me, I found myself standing unsteadily on the dimly lit park, in the dead of the night, without any vague memory of having gotten there.

NEW YORK, Aug 4: Rosie O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday — but from outside the White House in protest.

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.

NC walks out from House

August 3, 2018 05:00 am

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.

LALITPUR, July 30: The construction of private houses of beneficiaries – legally partitioned yet having joint ownership of land – has not gained any momentum.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded the post of either speaker or deputy speaker in parliament.

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.

JAJARKOT, July 20: Two people were killed and three others were injured when a landslide caused by incessant rains buried a house at Garkhakot Chhirka of Juni Chande Rural Municipality-6 in Jajarkot.

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.

The house of the hindu guru

July 17, 2018 10:00 am

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 16: Main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers have disrupted the meeting of the House of Representatives.

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 4: The formation of the parliamentary committees is still uncertain as the ruling and opposition parties are wrangling over choosing the heads of these committees.

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.

ROLPA, July 2: Three people were killed after their house collapsed in Runtigadhi Rural Municipality-5, Sauwang of Rolpa.

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.