DAILEKH, May 19: The ward chief of Chamundabindrasauni Municipality-5 of Dailekh district was thrashed a school principal during a meeting of the municipality on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 22: As a three-day meeting of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) kicks off in the capital Monday, the party’s proposed merger with the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) is expected to top the meeting’s agenda.

KATHMANDU, April 1: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) called for the hearing of Dinesh Thapaliya, the candidate recommended for the post of chief election commissioner (CEC), was put off on Sunday after request from the lawmakers representing the main opposition party, Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, April1: A meeting of the Central Disasters Relief and Rescue Committee under the Ministry of Home Affairs is scheduled to take place 10:30 am today to discuss about the situation after the storm struck Bara and Parsa districts killing at least 28 and leaving over 600 injured.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting with United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice G. Wells on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 25: A meeting of the Constitutional Council is scheduled to take place today afternoon to recommend names for the chiefs at four separate commissions.

LAHAN, March 17: A meeting of Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) is starting Sunday to chart out its future course. The meeting of the outfit is taking place for the first time after its leader CK Raut signed an 11-point agreement with the government on March 8.

National Assembly meeting postponed

March 3, 2019 12:06 pm

KATHMANDU, March 3: A meeting of the National Assembly scheduled for 1 pm today has been postponed till Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Visiting Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl held bilateral talks with her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday.

Chinese Ambassador calls on Ex-PM Khanal

February 13, 2019 15:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqui, called on former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Nearly two weeks after co-chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, issued a strong-worded statement against the United States stance on the ongoing Venezuelan political crisis, US Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry held a meeting with Dahal recently.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9 : Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, held a meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal has proposed India to allow two more ports to do business with third countries, senior government officials said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to leave for Davos of Switzerland later today to participate in the conference on Annual World Economic Forum.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is visiting Switzerland from January 22 to 25, will hold meetings with leaders from various countries including Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the margins of Annual World Economic Forum, sources said on Wednesday.

BEIJING, Jan 9: U.S. and Chinese envoys extended trade talks into a third day Wednesday, as President Donald Trump said negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war were “going very well!”

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi called on Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at the latter's office in Singhadurbar on Tuesday.

BEIJING, Jan 4: China and the United States will hold vice ministerial level trade talks in Beijing on Jan. 7-8, as the two sides look to end a dispute that is inflicting increasing pain on both economies and roiling global financial markets.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC),  finally settled a dispute over the number of office bearers on Friday after both the establishment and rival factions settled for a total of 14, including eight joint general secretaries. Besides an agreement to have a 171-member Central Working Committee (CWC), the two sides agreed to elect all office bearers except the treasurer.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19 : Visiting Foreign Minister Padeep Kumar Gyawali held talks with his counterpart Michael R. Pompeo in Washington on Wednesday.

KATMANDU, Dec 19: Leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have engaged in a war of words regarding the government's performance and a lethargic pace of party unification .

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Secretariat Meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) today determined the main agenda for the party’s Standing Committee meeting.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali will hold a meeting with the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo early next week in the United States, sources said. This will be the first official meeting at the level of foreign ministers between the two countries after a hiatus of 17 years, where the two sides will be reviewing the entire gamut of bilateral ties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali will hold a meeting with the US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo early next week in the United States, sources said on Friday.

Deuba's absence postpones CC meeting

December 13, 2018 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting held on Wednesday failed to pick new chief justice, therefore, the meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting scheduled for Wednesday morning for selecting new chief justice has been postponed for the fourth time.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a meeting of the Constitutional Council today afternoon to pick the new chief justice of the Supreme Court.

NC's proposal on economic policy approved

December 10, 2018 19:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepali Congress (NC)'s central executive committee here Monday approved the proposal relating to the economic policy to be presented in its upcoming Mahasamiti meeting.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The twelfth meeting of the Joint Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and China will be held in Beijing later this week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4 : All preparations for the meeting of Inter-Provincial Council going to be held from coming Sunday have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepal and China have agreed to take appropriate measures to ensure smooth and timely implementation of the bilateral programs and projects through joint efforts.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a meeting of the Constitutional Council on Monday morning to pick the new chief justice of the Supreme Court.

Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) called an urgent meeting on Friday to draw attention of concerned bodies to a planned law that would 'further discourage consumption and marketing of alcohol'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30 : Visiting State Counsellor of Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a one-on-one meeting with the visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The first meeting of Industry Commerce Promotion Dialogue Council, a common platform of the business community and the government agencies, was held at Singha Durbar in Kathmandu on Monday.

UAE Ambassador calls on CoAS Thapa

November 25, 2018 14:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Mohammad Al Naqbi called on Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa at the latter’s office, on Sunday.

NC treasurers to meet in Dhading

November 25, 2018 09:29 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The national assembly of the district treasurers of the main opposition Nepali Congress party is to be held in Gajuri of Dhading.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Attending the meeting of the parliamentary International Relation Committee on Friday, Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari assured that the corporation would provide all documents related to the purchase of Airbus A330-200 wide-body aircraft to the committee within 24 hours.

BEIJING, Nov 22:  China on Thursday rejected a U.S. government report that accuses Beijing of stepping up efforts to steal technology ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The subcommittee of the education and health committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has prioritized the national medical education bill in the agenda of the forthcoming HoR meeting.

Colombo Process meeting tomorrow

November 14, 2018 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The meeting of the Colombo Process is taking place in the capital from tomorrow to hold consultations on the common interests and concerns of the migrant workers and to discuss on international migration and work covenants.

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 9: North Korea postponed talks with the United States on Thursday “because they weren’t ready,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said as she urged Pyongyang to implement a June deal between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Amid some instances of political and religious violence in different parts of the country, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is undergoing treatment at TU Teaching Hospital since Monday, called the defense and home ministers to the hospital on Wednesday to discuss the security situation in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has held a meeting with Director General (DG) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday at the latter’s office.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: A meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party's central secretariat has started at Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

Nepal-India border security meeting

October 16, 2018 14:56 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 16: The Nepal-India border security meeting concluded at Araria of India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) scheduled for Wednesday has been put off indefinitely due to factional dispute.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8 : A meeting of ruling Nepal Communist Party’s secretariat has ended inconclusively, on Monday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: World Peace Propagation Forum (WPPF) Nepal on Tuesday organized a condolence program at the Children's Memorial Peace Park at Sinamangal in memory of the children who died during the decade-long Maoist insurgency.