Free the by-elections

October 16, 2019 01:30 am

The gross violation of election code of conduct is a major threat to a free, fair and peaceful election. It could jeopardize integrity and eclipse the sanctity of democratic exercise

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who flew to Beijing concluding his two-day state visit to Nepal on Sunday, gave some interesting food for thought to the top guns of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) when he stressed the importance of integrity and good governance in a communist party to run the government.

To fight against chronic issues of corruption, bad governance and impunity, we need leaders with integrity

Making accountability real

June 23, 2019 01:05 am

The government unveiled the budget for this year with a focus on increasing growth and reducing poverty. These are laudable goals, but they cannot be achieved without a direct and transformative effort to open up government, fight corruption and build integrity within the political system.

Prthivi Jayanti observed in the capital

January 12, 2019 07:07 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: President Bidya Bhandari, ministers, political party leaders, former heads of government, literary figures, artists as well as members of the general public observed Prithvi Jayanti on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Prithvi Narayan Shah deserved credit for the glory and self-esteem of the people of independent and sovereign Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has come down heavily on some diplomatic missions and international and national non-governmental organizations for showing unwarranted interest in the formulation of new policies in Nepal.

Integrity check

April 24, 2018 01:46 am

Prime Minister Oli is famous for cracking jokes. Hopefully, a proposed draft of national integrity won’t remain just a joke.

Promoting integrity

December 28, 2017 01:00 am

Stability, rule of law, accountability and good governance can be maintained only through honest individuals in and outside the government.

Shesh Narayan wins Integrity Idol 2017

December 18, 2017 22:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Shesh Narayan Poudel has been named Nepal's Integrity Idol-2017 for his efforts made to deliver government services to the public in an effective manner.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7:  Nepal has supported Spain's efforts to ensure territorial integrity of the country in the aftermath of Catalonia declaring independence following a controversial referendum. Issuing a press statement on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Nepal opposes any attempt to the secession of the country.

The integrity of words

September 8, 2017 09:17 am

“I’m not a young man anymore, so I feel like I have to get out all the writing that is in me,” says Gopal Parajuli. Many Nepali readers know him from the stories they have read, the plays they have witnessed and the poems they have savored.

Qatar's 2022 World Cup organizers have welcomed a long-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the tournament, saying the conclusions represented "a vindication of the integrity" of Doha's bid.

A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the ‘Un Certain Regard’ competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, bolstering the country’s filmmakers’ reputation for defying the censors to make high-quality films.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Defence Minister Bal Krishna Khand has said the government is minutely studying and analysing all kinds of activities that might have been directed against Nepal's national interests.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said he was committed to protecting national integrity and sovereignty.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Dor Bikram Shrees, the principal of Siddhababa Higher Secondary School, has been named Nepal's Integrity Idol Winner for 2016.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Presence of corruption, lack of transparency and accountability has led to low integrity levels in the hydropower sector in Nepal, according to Transparency International Nepal (TIN).

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Presence of corruption, lack of transparency and accountability has led to low integrity levels in the hydropower sector in Nepal, according to Transparency International Nepal (TIN).

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: With an objective to 'identify and celebrate Nepal's most honest government official', five high performing civil servants have been shortlisted for the Integrity Idol 2016 award.

MORANG, Dec 9: CPN (UML) leader and former Constituent Assembly (CA) chair, Subas Nembang has denied accepting any proposal that affects national sovereignty and integrity.