KATHMANDU, July 9: Even as the term of the high-level committee formed to probe the 33 kg gold smuggling case expires next week, there are concerns that the probe body failed in carrying out an in-depth investigation into the matter.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has warned of potential floods in major rivers of the central and eastern regions of the country from Sunday night. Water levels are expected to rise in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati and Narayani rivers flowing through the Chure range and they could potentially reach the critical level.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The country may witness a serious legal void in medical education-related legislation after the decision of the government to withdraw the replacement bill for the National Medical Education Ordinance following protests from the main opposition party, Nepali Congress.
KATHMANDU, July 1: Through a notice, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has issued an early warning notice urging residents living close to rivers in the Chure and Mahabharat range to stay alert.
KATHMANDU, June 12: With the Parliament Regulations opening the door for appointments at the constitutional bodies, a meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) has been called for Tuesday to recommend the name of the chief justice (CJ).
KATHMANDU, June 7: As the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has become flexible on its previous stance on the conditions under which a lawmaker can be suspended from parliament, a meeting of the House of Representatives is likely to endorse the House regulations on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 26: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to refuse to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women’s participation in its central party structure.
KATMANDU, May 25: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to reject to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women's participation in its central party structure.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Though Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has paved the way for commercial banks for foreign currency borrowing, it seems that they will not be able to get resources from foreign banks anytime soon.
KATHMANDU, May 5: One of the two presidential candidates Karma Chirring Sherpa is likely to get elected as president of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) as his rival candidate Mani Kunwar withdrew from the election process on Friday.
KATHMANDU, April 27: The high-level investigation committee formed by the Home Ministry to probe the smuggling of 33 kilograms of gold through Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is likely to summon former chief of Nepal Police Prakash Aryal to record his statement.
KATHMANDU, April 26: With the High Court Patan withdrawing on Wednesday its interim order to stay the elections of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), the path to hold the elections has been cleared.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Nepal on the second week of May signaling "restoration of normalcy" in the relationship between the two countries, reports India's daily The Hindustan Times.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is likely to expand his cabinet of ministers by adding Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the government today. At present, there are seven ministers from CPN UML and Maoist Center.
KATHMANDU, March 9: CPN (Maoist Center) is likely to select former deputy prime minister and multiple times minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara as its candidate for the new speaker of the House of Representatives.
GENEVA, March 3: Syrian government air strikes on the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta and shelling from the rebel-held zone into Damascus probably constitute war crimes and must be prosecuted, the top U.N. human rights official said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The party unification coordination committee of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is underway at PM’s official residence, Baluwatar. The meeting is likely to finalize the unification process between two parties.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13 (RSS): A breakthrough in the Melamchi water project's tunnel construction has been expected within the next 20 days if things go according to plan.
The tunnel construction is the important part of the long-awaited project.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Dormani Paudel defeated Astalaxmi Shakya by 10 votes to be elected as the Parliamentary Party leader of CPN (UML) of Province 3. Paudel defeated Shakya in an internal election for the position where Dormani garnered 34 votes while his rival Astalaxmi obtained 24 votes.
DOLAKHA, Jan 31: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) is facing the risk of missing its completion deadline due to the negligence of Indian company Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd - the contractor of the mega project's hydro-mechanical works.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Army has started procurement of different civil works, including earth cutting and permanent structures, for the Kathmandu Tarai Expressway without preparing Detailed Project Report (DPR) - a prerequisite for any development work.
POKHARA, Dec 26: Pokhara has been undisputedly accepted as the capital of Province 4 by all of the 11 districts. Experts claim that Pokhara became the choice because there are no other cities in the province that are as well developed and accessible.
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The formation of the government is likely to be delayed further as the dispute over ordinance concerning the formation of the National Assembly continues between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance comprising mainly of CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A committee formed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to produce estimated cost to construct Budhi Gandaki Hydro Power submitted its draft report to the government. The team, led by Swarnim Wagle submitted the report to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Kamal Thapa today.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Only five political parties including two Madhes-based parties have crossed three percent threshold to qualify for representation in the federal parliament as the counting of proportional representation (PR) votes entered the final stage.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: With only 600 votes to be counted, the left alliance is likely to win at Mugu. So far, the alliance has received 12,460. Nepali Congress has received 9,432, Naya Shakti: 98, A total of 624 votes have been counted as termed invalid.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Compared to all major elections in the past, the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls are likely to witness fewer instances of electoral violence --thanks to greater maturity among the political parties and more awareness among the people.