KATHMANDU, May 21: The Charter of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has come into force from Monday. Nepal, one of the seven member states, has implemented the BIMSTEC Charter after three decades of the establishment of this sub-regional body, following approval by the House of Representatives on April 2 as part of the internal process.

The Charter of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) officially came into force on Monday, marking a significant milestone for the seven-member regional bloc with great strategic significance. The BIMSTEC region that includes countries from South Asia and South-East Asia has over 1.8 billion people, constituting 22 percent of the global population.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Experts and lawmakers have emphasized the importance of transparency regarding the ongoing negotiations on BRI projects, particularly as Beijing intensifies efforts to finalize the BRI implementation plan agreement with Nepal.

The ambitious Chinese cooperation program, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), has been a much-discussed topic in Nepal for years, but progress in its implementation has been lacking. Each successive government in Nepal in the past few years appears reluctant to take the BRI to implementation, mainly due to the controversy surrounding it.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The Mobile Device Management System (MDMS) is all set to be fully implemented from Monday. An official from the Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) stated that all the equipment required for MDMS has been imported and connected after five years of continuous efforts, and the system will likely be fully operational from Monday.

Suspicions regarding the involvement of individual payment settlement companies pressuring authorities to postpone the NPG's implementation are deeply troubling. Such undue influence compromises the integrity of the system and erodes public trust.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23:The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact will come into full-fledged implementation from August 30, with the authorities concerned fixing the date for Entry into Force (EIF).

KATHMANDU, March 1: With the ratification of the US-aid Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement by the House of Representatives (HoR), the door for the implementation of the project under the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has been opened.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Ministry of Finance has started homework for the implementation of the budget of the Fiscal Year 2021/22 for quick results by starting the implementation of plans and programs mentioned in the budget on time.

KATHMANDU, May 31: While noting that the government may face serious challenges in its implementation in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, private sector bodies have welcomed the budget 2021/22 with a cautious note.

The story of full, half and empty glass

September 19, 2020 08:45 am

It is time for true nationalists to form a united front to not only implement the constitution but also to augment it with the unfinished agenda of federalism.

The constitution has been vindicated

September 19, 2020 08:00 am

It would be a mistake to attribute the mess the ruling party has created, or the misconducts demonstrated by political parties across the spectrum, as the consequence of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal on Monday is celebrating the ‘National Paddy Day,’ the main day to mark a nationwide paddy transplantation, celebrated with the vision of making the country self-reliant in rice against the fact that the import of the staple food is surging year on year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Minister for Information and Communications Gokul Baskota has said that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement has already come into implementation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Lalitpur metropolitan city has introduced separate bicycle lanes on some of the road sections in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Madhav Kumar Nepal has urged one and all to act sincerely to implement the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has said that Social Security Fund (SSF) scheme should be implemented in all big and small hotels, like everywhere else.

BAGLUNG, Aug 17:  Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pundit said that the implementation of federalism in the country was successful.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said Nepal is committed to implementing the agreements reached with China under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) has welcomed the budget for Fiscal Year 2019/20 with open arms, emphasizing on the need for its proper implementation.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada unveiled budget for Fiscal Year 2019/20 in parliament on Wednesday.

Kathmandu, April 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to form a committee headed by KMC mayor within a week for implementing its 'disaster management act'. KMC's fourth town assembly passed the Disaster Management Act on April 7.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal has pressed for earliest and effective implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) reached with Malaysia in October last year for supply of Nepali workers to Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Dec. 18: Experts and stakeholders have laid emphasis on effective implementation of the existing laws and thorough monitoring in order to ensure safe, secured and regular labor migration.

Nepal, China agree to expedite past deals

December 14, 2018 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepal and China have agreed to expedite the implementation of past agreements and understandings and prioritize projects under bilateral co-operation.

Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Tuesday unveiled a new social security scheme, aimed at protecting the rights of formal private sector employees.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Although Nepal has put in place various stringent legal measures regarding women rights in comparison to other several countries, the cases of violence against women (VAW) were rising lately due to lax implementation of the provisions enshrined in the constitution as fundamental rights, according to a shadow report.

DHANKUTA, Sept 19: Participants have said Nepali people will remain happy and wealthy only when the Constitution is fully implemented.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that it was necessary to formulate laws for the implementation of constitution.

KATHMANDU, June 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the government to implement the suggestions of the report of Auditor General.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed ministers and secretaries to come up with point-wise work plans by coming June 29 in relation to the implementations of policies and programs; and budget prepared for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 234: The government has set up a unit at the Office of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers in order to promptly tackle problems arising in national pride projects or mega projects.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government has announced that it is to concentrate all its state mechanisms and resources on the implementation of the new constitution. The announcement came during the unveiling of its annual policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year.

BIRATNAGAR, March 29: With the implementation of federalism, the district's headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.

KATHMANDU, March 17: A national workshop on best practice in the design and implementation of intervention studies for agriculture, nutrition and health is being hosted in Nagarkot, from March 19 to March 24.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The government has announced raft of measures to improve public spending and implementation of development projects.

LALITPUR, March 10: Experts, elected people's representatives and ex-civil service employees said that the implementation of federalism would take stride after the adjustment of employees.  It was said at an interaction programme 'Present Challenges and Potentials of Federalism Implementation' organized here today to mark the 27th establishment day of Ex Employees Service Council.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25:  Supreme Court has ordered Press Council to monitor proper regulation of the code of conduct during the publication of any news.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The government will start implementing Cold Store Construction Project from the current fiscal year, officials of Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) is preparing to start inspection of agriculture-related spending and activities by local levels in coordination with respective provincial governments.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed CDS and Clearing Ltd to defer the implementation of Centralized Application for ASBA-based Issuance (C-ASBA) by a month.

BAGLUNG, Nov 12: Former Speaker Onsari Gharti has said that the constitution has moved ahead towards its practical implementation along with the election.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the upcoming parliamentary and provincial election is a struggle between the forces whether to retain democracy or to bring communism in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has backtracked on its promise of bringing the fully automated online trading system into implementation within mid-November.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: A Joint Technical Committee of Joint-Secretary of Nepal and Jordan is to be formed for the implementation of labour agreement signed between the two countries.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said time has come to fully implement the constitution by ending the political transition long existing in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A meeting of the Nepali Congress central committee today discussed the issues of candidate nomination process and its criteria for the forthcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies slated for late this year.

Constitutional expert and adjunct professor at Howard University School of Law Waris Husain has closely studied Nepal’s constitutional process and interacted extensively with Nepali lawmakers, civil society leaders, judges, students of law and common people. His goal is to find out the challenges to the implementation of the new Nepali constitution. Thira L Bhusal caught up with Husain during his most recent Nepal visit.

NEW YORK, Sept (RSS): Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it was inevitable to hold all three tiers of elections in the stated dates for the effective implementation of the constitution.

NEW YORK, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it was inevitable to hold all three tiers of elections in the stated dates for the effective implementation of the constitution.