Koirala proposes Thapa as PP leader of NC

December 20, 2022 13:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has proposed making Gagan Kumar Thapa as the leader of the NC parliamentary party (PP).

SUNSARI, Feb 16: Dr Shekar Koirala, one of the key leaders of Nepali Congress, has said that the nation is facing a crisis due to an irresponsible move taken by President Bidya Devi Bhandari irrespective of her dignity and position.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Renowned Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala has asserted that implementing the report submitted by Mathema Commiossion in its entirety is the one and only solution to the present deadlock.

Oppn party terms it ‘fascist terror’ by govt

CHITWAN, July 6: The Bharatpur-based BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan will get 300 additional beds to the existing 194.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala on Tuesday stressed the need for holding NC General Convention at the earliest following its Mahasamiti meeting.

KATHMANDU, June 17: At a time when speculations are rife that Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashank Koirala was getting closer to President Sher Bahadur Deuba, severing his allegiance to the rival faction led by Ram Chandra Paudel, a key leader of the rival faction, Shekhar Koirala has held a meeting with him and discussed the current political situation.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Newly-appointed vice-president of Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday reached Dumja, the birthplace of the late BP Koirala, to pay homage to the founding leader of the NC. Nidhi had reached Janakpur immediately after being elected through the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting as the party's vice president on May 4. He had offered homage to his late father Mahendra Narayan Nidhi at his cremation site.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Former national champion Jitendra Pariyar and Prerana Koirala have won the singles titles in the ongoing sixth Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Prerana Koirala and Ane Mathema have advanced into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the ongoing sixth Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Sunday.

CHITWAN, April 9: Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that the NC could not witness progress unless leadership was changed.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee (CWC) member Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that the party’s failure to call India’s unofficial blockade against Nepal a blockade was one of the main reasons behind its poor performance in the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.

KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the late Girija Prasad Koirala is the guardian of all Nepali.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Province 3 Governor Anuradha Koirala has expressed sorrow over the death of passengers in the crash involving a US-Bangla airlines aircraft at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala has said the party should be taken ahead with utmost unity.

MORANG, Feb 20 : Rajib Koirala has been unanimously elected Nepali Congress parliamentary party leader of Province 1. A meeting of the province NC parliamentary party held on Monday in Biratnagar took a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Anuradha Koirala, governor of Province 3 administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Dormani Paudel, Chief Minister of the province.

Koirala calls for mahasamiti meeting

February 1, 2018 13:56 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 1: Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has urged for calling party's mahasamiti meeting soon.

Coming down heavily on the curriculum used by Nepali universities, Koirala said the Nepali universities failed to produce patriotic, humanitarian and thoughtful citizens could due to the influence of western philosophy and lack of proper knowledge of oriental philosophy in the curriculum designers.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has urged youths to involve in creative works in own country rather than going abroad while urging the government to bring enterprise intensive program to retain youths.

Manisha Koirala, the scion of BP Koirala and the famous Bollywood actress is a cancer survivor and is active on social media these days. What are her  reflections on life after cancer? What are her views on Nepali politics and society? Subhash Ghimire and Mahabir Paudyal caught up with her in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has said that he would fight throughout his life for safeguarding democracy.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 3: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that the people have given mandate to the Nepali Congress to remain in opposition for five years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: To commemorate the arrival day of BP Koirala and other leaders to Nepal after eight years from self-exile in India, various programs are being organized as Reconciliation Day on Sunday.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 22: Nepali Congress (NC) central member Dr Shekhar Koirala has demanded summoning central committee meeting at the earliest. At a press meet organized at Koriala Niwas in Biratnagar today, Dr Koirala made it clear that the meeting is inevitable to have comprehensive discussion on the party's loss in the elections and call for a meeting of the Mahasamiti.

CHITWAN, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shanshanka Koirala has said resignation of the party leadership is not the solution of the hour.  In his exclusive talks to RSS at his private residence at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, this morning, he called on party leaders and cadres to unite to face the post-election situation.

Shashanka Koirala wins in Nawalpur-1

December 11, 2017 01:21 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress candidate, Shashanka Koirala has won to the member of House of Representatives from Nawalpur-1.

Nepal is exercising the federalism after the conclusion of the three-level elections- local, provincial and federal parliamentary. A lot of works are yet to be done before putting the new structure in place. The proper allocation of revenue and mobilization of means and resources of the state is uncertain until the financial commission is formed.

Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr.Shashank Koirala has said that it was necessary for the Nepali Congress to work for safeguarding democracy and sustainable development.

Actress Koirala walks on Nepali ramp

November 15, 2017 16:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Actress Manisha Koirala has walked down on Nepali ramp as showstopper. Koirala was the showstopper at Classic Diamond Timeless Paragon Jewellery Fashion Show held at Heritage Plaza, Sanepa on Tuesday.

Social worker Koirala joins NC

November 12, 2017 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CNN Hero award winner and social worker Anuradha Koirala has joined the Nepali Congress.

NAWALPARASI, Oct 10: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.

CHITWAN, Oct 5: BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital of Bharatpur, which is a major government-run hospital in the country for treatment of cancer, has been delaying the Extended Health Service (EHS) although the project implementation is long overdue. ​

LUMBINI, Oct 3: Nepali Congress ( NC) General-Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has underscored the need for all the democratic forces in the country to forge unity and move ahead in unison for the greater good of the country.

PARSA, September 1: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has expressed unhappiness over what he called the violation of the election code of conduct by the political parties during the election campaigning for the third phase local level election in province-2.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Rajan Koirala, Chair of Dhulikhel Municipality Ward No. 2 in Kavre district, passed away last night.

MAHOTTARI, August 3: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Shashanka Koirala has claimed that the Province no. 2 remains as the 'vote bank' of the party.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala on Thursday said the constitution amendment proposal registered in Legislature Parliament would be proceeded.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Amid public perception that the Koirala family carries the legacy of the country's oldest party which is currently mired in internal rivalry, three senior leaders of the Koirala family currently active in Nepali Congress (NC) met on Wednesday to forge their future strategy within the party.

KATHMANDU: On the occasion of International Yoga Day, actress Manisha Koirala recalled how yoga changed her life in a talk show organized at the Shangri-La Hotel in Lazimpat, on Wednesday.

Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Bagmati clean-up mega campaign, says she is “excited and committed” to be a part of this intiative. Manisha on Saturday took to Twitter to share a photograph of a group of people cleaning up with river.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The meeting of the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign Thursday appointed actress Manisha Koirala as its goodwill ambassador.

PARSA, April 6: Addressing a press conference organized by Parsa Chapter  of Nepal Press Union , NC leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said holding the local polls without the participation of Madesh-based parties would propel the country toward ethnic violence.

Republica journo Koirala bereaved

March 23, 2017 08:35 am

KATHMANDU, March 23: Kosh Raj Koirala, political bureau head of Republica, has been bereaved of his father on Monday. His father Khilnath Koirala, 69, died after suffering a heart attack near his home at Gahate, Kuhibhir VDC of Okhaldhunga district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Nepal government has decided to establish a cancer hospital in Banke on the memory of former prime minister late Sushil Koirala.

DANG, Feb 12: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shekhar Koirala today suggested organizing local elections to save the country from any untoward accident.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Tribute was paid to former party President of Nepali Congress Sushil Koirala who had a significant role in promulgating the constitution from the Constituent Assembly amidst a program organized today at the NC central party office, Sanepa.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 6: Nepali Congress general secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said that the local election should be held until May 24 at any cost.

NAWALPARASI, Jan 30: Nepali Congress General Secretary, Dr Shashank Koirala, said the parties do not have any option but to reach a consensus on implementing the constitution.

CHITWAN, Jan 26: Nepali Congress general secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said that the constitution amendment bill would be finalized only after local poll.