ANKARA, July 31: By floating the idea of Turkey joining BRICS, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to diversify Ankara's foreign policy, with its EU membership bid long stalled and relations with the US on the rocks, analysts told RT.

JUMLA, July 26: The alarming rise in the number of child marriages in the district has compelled the representatives of Patarasi Rural Municipality to join hands with various stakeholders to curb this ill practice.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund dedicated to investing in Nepal, has entered the Nepali e-commerce market with investment in the online shopping platform -- Sasto Deal.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged all to move ahead on the way to prosperity as political stability was institutionalized in the country.

DHANUSHA, June 10: Coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal Mahantha Thakur has revealed that his party was willing to join the government.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal will be joining the KP Sharma Oli led government today. According to a source, Upendra Yadav and Mohamed Istiyak Rai will be administered the oath of office and secrecy today. The duo will become minister of Health and Urban Development respectively.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), fifth largest party in parliament, is to join the government very soon.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have said that their party is ready to join the government if the latter gives unequivocal assurance to amend the constitution.

PARSA, May 15: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Narayankaji Shrestha has said that Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has agreed to join the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and NMB Bank, Nepal signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the mountain communities in Nepal better access to finance on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: With women’s volleyball tournaments mushrooming in recent years and the then government of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal declaring volleyball as the country’s national sports on May 23 last year, the investment of the private and the government sectors has now increased significantly.

KATHMANDU April 12: United Nations Capital Development Fund's (UNCDF) MM4P program, SunFarmer Nepal and Prabhu Management have signed a tripartite deal that aims to transform agriculture in Nepal with digital technology.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for southern neighbor India on April 6-8, leading a 53-member jumbo team at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

DHANGADHI, March 30: Locals of Kailali have joined hands to curb cross-border smuggling “as the responsible authorities have turned a blind eye to the illegal import and export of goods despite being informed.”

FSFN to join govt

March 7, 2018 07:10 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), the fifth largest party in parliament, has decided to join the government.

FSPN to join the government

March 6, 2018 21:14 pm

KATHMANDU, March 6: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has decided to join the present government.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Talks for forming a coalition between the left alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively on Monday after leaders from the two sides failed to agree on the details of power sharing.

March 2: According to Don Balon, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will join Real Madrid this summer, unless the Red Devils bring in three players of his choosing – Samuel Umtiti, Paulo Dybala and Miralem Pjanic, who are collectively worth £232m.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) and Nepal Mediciti have signed an agreement to provide various discounted services at the hospital to the bank's priority clients as well as debit and credit cardholders of the bank.

LONDON, Feb 27: Britain would consider joining U.S. military strikes against the Syrian government if there is evidence chemical weapons are being used against civilians, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 27: Parliamentary party leader of Province No. 2 of CPN (UML) Satya Narayan Mandal has said that province 2 is likely to have the government with participation of the left alliance.  At a programme in Rajbiraj on Monday, UML’s standing committee member Mandal said that efforts are ongoing for the formation of the province government with participation of the left alliance for the development and prosperity of the province.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Madhes-based parties will join the government if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's government agreed to form a federal commission to redraw the provincial boundaries, leaders of the Tarai-centric parties said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Kumari Bank Limited and Nepal Mediciti Hospital have signed an agreement to provide medical services throughout Nepal.

FSFN positive to join govt

February 22, 2018 17:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) is likely to join the CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli-led government going by what a series of 'positive' talks are taking place in this regard between both the government and the FSFN.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal turned down a request from Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Sunday to send Maoist ministers to the new cabinet arguing that they would join the government once there is a framework agreement on the proposed unification with the CPN-UML.

LAMJUNG, Jan 30: Students have started an awareness campaign for driver and pedestrians following the increment in the road accidents in the district.

FNCCI and NVA join hands

January 22, 2018 07:33 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) has signed a sponsorship deal of NRs 10.2 million with Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) to organize FNCCI cup volleyball tournament.

TOKYO, Jan 6: North Korea's IOC representative on Saturday said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports.

The Chile international will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season once his contract with the Gunners expires. City came close to signing Sanchez for £60 million in the closing stages of the summer transfer window but Arsenal pulled the plug on the deal as they were unable to sign a replacement in time

Cooling period aimed to regulate unhealthy practices among BFIs

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Senior leaders of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have expressed readiness to support any party in forming the government if their concerns related to the constitution are addressed.

LAHAN, Dec 25: A fresh debate has begun within the two Madhes-based parties, which have emerged as the fourth and fifth largest parties in the recently held parliamentary elections, whether to join the government of the left parties or stay in the opposition.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 13: Even in this 21st century, not many Madhesi women dare to join politics. By breaking the traditional gender stereotypes, few women have stepped into politics but they are often criticized by the society.

CHITWAN, Nov 5: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha.

CHITWAN, Nov 56: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha. Since the area is home to wild animals like rhino and elephants and many aquatic animals, the garbage is posing risk to their health.

Anil Shah to join Century Bank

November 2, 2017 16:28 pm

Chief Executive Officer of Mega Bank, Anil Shah will move to Century Bank after December as per Bank and Financial Institution Act (BAFIA) and institutional agreement. Appointed for five years, BAFIA limits two term cap on CEOs tenure.

GORKHA, Oct 15: Women of Siranchowk Rural Municipality-4, Amarai have joined hands in order to take initiatives to save their village which is at a high risk of landslide and flood.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has said that his party is planning to join the government in view of a possible crisis facing the government due to the planned exit of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the cabinet.

RPP to join incumbent government

October 9, 2017 17:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Rastriya Prajatantra Party is to join the incumbent government to guarantee upcoming elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Nepali Congress (NC) and Gachchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum have decided to unify. Informed sources said that they will formally announce unification later in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is all set to join Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government. An emergency central committee meeting of the party held this morning has decided to send RPP Chairman Kamal Thapa as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The Nepali Congress (NC) has called on all political parties subscribing to democratic thoughts to participate in the broader democratic alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Responding to the move of main opposition party CPN-UML to forge a leftist alliance for the upcoming provincial and federal elections, the ruling Nepali Congress has also initiated a process to forge an electoral alliance with ‘democratic forces’. Six various parties have agreed to join the NC-led alliance.

Naya Shakti to join UML-MC alliance

October 3, 2017 16:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Babu Ram Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti is all set to join coalition of UML-MC followed by party unification.

SILIGURI (INDIA), Sept 24: Tourism entrepreneurs of Mechi zone and other stakeholders of Nepal have coordinated with tourism entrepreneurs of the Indian state of West Bengal for the promotion of tourism of both countries.

MAHOTTARI, August 3: Locals of Gaushala in the district have come together to build a child-friendly school building.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The government has opened more than 400 peaks for climbing. However, many of them have not been explored yet, let alone climbing.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is not joining the present government immediately.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party has reiterated its position in favor of parliament passing the constitutional amendment bill.

KATHMANDU, JULY 18:  The ruling parties have shown their readiness to put the constitution amendment bill to a vote but demanded prior commitment from the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to participate in the third phase of the local elections  irrespective of the bill's fate.