KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Nepal has been re-elected for the second term as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in the elections held at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

Original 1974AD members reunite

July 9, 2019 16:18 pm

Nepali rock band, 1974AD has reunited with their original members. The band announced their reunion at an announcement event ‘Nirantarta’, held at Moksh, Jhamshikhel on Monday. The original lineup includes Phiroj Shyangden, Adrian Pradhan, Manoj Kumar KC, Nirakar Yakthumba and Sanjay Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, Mar 31: The government has appointed 25 members to the National Development Council. As per the Council of Ministers March 25 decision, local level representatives, industrialists and NGO representatives have been appointed to the Council.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3:  Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kathmandu has formed a three-member probe committee to look into the case related to death threat of Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Niru Pal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) member Niru Pal has said that she received a death threat from unidentified persons on Tuesday if she stood  for rejecting Deepak Raj Joshee’s nomination as chief justice.

MUNICH, July 11: A member of a German neo-Nazi gang was jailed for life on Wednesday for her part in the murders of 10 people during a seven-year campaign of racially-motivated violence.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday formed a task-force to give a final touch to the party’s statute.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A good run of form in the Prime Minister (PM Cup) Cup has paved the way for opening batsman Pradeep Airee as well as wicket-keeper batsman Subash Khakurel back in the reckoning for the national squad to tour England and the Netherlands where Nepal will play the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the Netherlands from July 29 to August 3 respectively.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A 12-member team has left for Toulouse of France to take delivery of the wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).  According to Nepal Airlines Corporation, they team will take delivery of first of the two Airbus A330-200 aircraft ordered by the national flag carrier. The aircraft is scheduled to land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Thursday.

BAGLUNG, June 15: Two people were killed in a jeep accident at Tarakhola Rural Municipality in Baglung district on Thursday.

SURKHET, June 10: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded the formation of a high-level probe committee to investigate the murder of Mana Sarki, a Dalit woman member of Naharinath Rural Municipality.

KALIKOT, June 7: Terming it as a murder and nothing else, Dalit activists in Kalikot have demanded due action against the accused for killing Mana Sarki, ward member of Naraharinath Rural Municipality - 9. They have handed over a memorandum to the District Administration Office urging justice to the victim's family.

KATHMANDU, June 6: She was fine until four o'clock on Saturday afternoon. What happened next took away her life. Ward member of Narahari Village Municipality - 9 in Kalikot, Mana Sarki was a mother of six, and she leaves behind a family devastated by their loss.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has formally given full shape to its central committee and administered the oath of office and secrecy of leaders inducted in the party's apex committee.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The meeting of the party unification coordination committee has come up with a decision to form a nine-member secretariat of the unified party.

BHAKTAPUR May 14: Province 3 Province Assembly (PA) member Hari Sharan Lamichhane passed away this afternoon in course of treatment for brain hemorrhage at the Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal.

Ward member released on bail

May 8, 2018 07:31 am

RUKUM, May 8:  After spending 25 days in prison, Rudra Bahadur Sunar, a ward member of Sisne Rural Municipality, who was arrested on the charge of impregnating a woman of his own locality has been released on bail.

SURKHET, April 23: It has been more than two months since a seven-member cabinet was formed in Karnali province. Six members of the cabinet including the chief minister stay at government provided residence but one of the ministers is still living in a hotel.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal has been elected as a member of the executive board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has extended best wishes to sports journalist Priya Laxmi Karki for the successful ascent of Mount Everest.

PANCHTHAR, March 30: A ward member of Falelung Rural Municipality-6 has been arrested on the charge of raping and impregnating a woman.

Dy mayor beats up ward member

March 25, 2018 06:30 am

ITAHARI, March 25: The deputy mayor of Sunsari Duhabi Municipality has been accused of beating one of the ward members of her municipality apparently after being verbally abused by him on Friday.

NA member Yadav takes oath

March 18, 2018 14:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: National Assembly member Ramesh Prasad Yadav took oath of office and secrecy today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has drawn the attention of  President Bidya Devi Bhandari over her decision to appoint National Assembly members while sitting on the recommendations made for those posts by the outgoing government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The government on Monday has announced to reward Rs 300,000 to each member of the national cricket team for qualifying to the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: A Nepali National Cricket Team has been announced for World Cup Cricket Qualifier taking place in Zimbabwe.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Newly appointed KP Sharma Oli has been sworn in as Prime Minister of the country. President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered oath of office and secrecy to Oli at Sheetal Niwas at around 4.45 pm amidst special program.

POKHARA, Jan 21: Senior-most member of Province Assembly of the Province-4, Janak Lal Shrestha, took oath of office and secrecy today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: A team from Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has met with Baroness Verma, a member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav's daughter-in-law Pramila Kumari has been elected as the provincial assembly member under the proportional representation category.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Election Commission has appealed to political parties to register themselves for the election of the member of the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: An 18-member cricket squad has been announced for the World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) under the captainship of Paras Khadka on Monday. The team will play two games with United Arab Emirates at the Sheikh Zayez Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on December 6 and 8.

NEW YORK, Nov 19: Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ″Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64.

Nepal elected as member in UN-HRC

October 16, 2017 22:28 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Right Council (HRC) for two years term.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12:  A 51-member talks team has been formed to hold talks with the government on the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: A 21-member main programme committee has been formed under chairmanship of litterateur Chittaranjan Nepali to celebrate this year's Nepal Sambat 1138.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has hinted that his cabinet would go even larger.

GAUSHALA, September 6: Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Mahottari District Presidium member has resigned from party's general membership citing he was not nominated to run in the forthcoming local level elections.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving for a five-day state visit to India on Wednesday, leading a 59-member delegation.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The 25th General Convention of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) concluded on Tuesday by electing a 45-member new working committee under Gobinda Acharya.

DADELDHURA, August 21: A ward member has died after getting swept away by the Puturu river at Parasuram municipality, said police.

BANKE, August 8: An unidentified armed gang brutally attacked ward member of Raptisonari rural municipality Tikaram Basnet with a sharp weapon.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Government has formed a 3-member team led by secretary at Ministry of Education Shanta Bahadur Shrestha to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Sunday approved the proposal seeking deliberation on the Bill relating to Election of the Member of House of Representatives-2017.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Sandeep Lamichhane is set to continue as the captain of under-19 national cricket team after leading the team back in Sri Lanka in December 2016. He will lead the 14-member squad in upcoming Asian leg of ICC World Cup Qualifier to be held at Singapore starting from July 17. Dipendra Singh Airee will be his deputy.

Solukhumbu, June 29: A Secretary of CPN-UML District Committee has lost the election in  Solukhumbu district.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has issued arrest warrants against Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) chief Lumdhwoj Mahat and member Umesh Dhakal, accusing them of being involved in a multi-billion rupee tax scam.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal has been elected in the governing body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), 50 years after it became member of the United Nations (UN) body.

CHITWAN, June 1: The ballot papers which were sealed four days ago following the incident of tearing up ballot papers in Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC)-19 have been opened on Thursday.

BIRGUNJ, May 22: CPN-UML Central Member Prahlad Gri and former lawmaker Pradhumna  Chauhan have quit the party.