KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Political parties have reached an understanding to run both houses of parliament and the parliamentary committees based on the calendar prepared by the Parliament Secretariat. CPN-UML Parliamentary Party Whip Mahesh Bartola said that the parties have agreed in principle to run the House of Representatives (HoR) and the National Assembly according to the calendar prepared by the Parliament Secretariat.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: At a time when the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is on the verge of split, the relationship between Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the party's Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is getting worse as their talks in Khumaltar on Saturday morning failed to yield any desired outcomes. Relations between the two chairmen deteriorated further after Dahal rejected Oli's request to withdraw a political report submitted on November 13 and prepare a joint document at a meeting of the party Secretariat.
KATHMANDU, March 5: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has decided not to hold any big gatherings, meetings and conventions of the party until further notice in view of the coronavirus outbreak in various countries.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Probability of tabling the Medical Education Ordinance, 2075 is high on today’s House of Representatives meeting at 1 PM. While the ordinance was scheduled to be tabled last week itself, the opposition, Nepali Congress stalled the process demanding the original, and not the replaced one be presented.
DHANGADHI, June 1: Kailari Rural Municipality of Dhangadi has introduced its own code of conduct for meetings of elected people's representatives. They have introduced rules that demand respect for the rural municipality's chairperson akin to the respect shown to the Speaker in parliament. The code of conduct requires other elected representatives to stand up in the honor of the chairperson as he enters the meeting hall and restricts them from leaving the meeting room before the chairperson.
NEW YORK, May 31: Top American and North Korean officials plan a full day of meetings in New York aimed at deciding whether a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can be salvaged.
DHANGADHI, May 16: When a meeting of provincial assembly gets postponed or delayed, it becomes a real trouble for the parliamentarians to find a place to stay until the meeting resumes. Those who arrive earlier than the scheduled time also have to deal with this problem.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, who reached New Delhi on Friday on a three-day state visit, is scheduled to hold key bilateral meetings with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, April 20: World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. President Donald Trump's home turf on Thursday to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has not been able to hold even a single board meeting in the past four months. Reason: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the chair of the IBN board, has no time to attend the meeting.
NEW DELHI, Oct 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will look to reinvigorate the BRICS group of emerging nations at a summit this weekend with India seen as a bright spot in a bloc whose clout has been undermined by economic woes.
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KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Onsari Gharti, who has been drawn into controversy for prioritizing the no-confidence motion over the financial bills related to the budget, has intensified political meetings.