DPM Pokhrel planting saplings

September 14, 2019 16:16 pm

Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokhrel planting trees amid a plantation program organized by Kathmandu Metropolitan City in collaboration with Tokha Municipality at children friendly park, Tokha on Saturday.

Former minister Nepali dies at 76

August 31, 2019 13:01 pm

MAHOTTARI, Aug 31: Former minister Ganesh Tiwari Nepali, aged 76 passed away on Friday evening.

In photos: Indian MEA calls on PM Oli

August 21, 2019 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Indian Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday afternoon at Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said the government is working with various programs aim to boost up the country's tourism.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has sought suggestions from tourism entrepreneurs to make the Visit Nepal Year 2020 a successful campaign.

KATHMANDU, Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Monday said that Guthis (trusts) can contribute to promoting social security schemes launched by the government.

JANAKPUR, June 28: The Province 2 government has started distributing cycles to Grade 8 girls of various community schools in the province.

CHITWAN June 21: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said yog is an effective medium to achieve healthy body and mind, thereby resulting in happiness and spiritual peace.

KASKI June 21: Minister for Youth and Sports, Jagat Bahadur Bishwokarma, has argued that the country could not achieve prosperity unless the development in sports.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller met with acting Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Ishwar Pokhrel at Ministry of Defence, Singhadurbar on Friday.

TEHRAN, June 13: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe traveled to Tehran on Wednesday to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., a message that came hours after Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels attacked a Saudi airport, wounding 26 people.

LONDON, June 11: Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31

KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Land Management and Poverty Alleviation Padma Aryal has said that a proposal to bring the illegally grabbed land belonging to Lalita Niwas under government ownership will soon be sent to the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has vowed to take action against the hospitals promoting labor exploitation of nurses.

BARA May 5: The reconstruction of the houses damaged by the first-ever recorded tornado in Nepal that struck the southern parts of the country on March 31 began on Saturday.

BANKE, May 1: State 5 social development minister Sudarshan Baral has said cultural campaigning is necessary to increase public awareness against violence against women.

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KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Banskota, has said that control of media sector could not been imagined, but legal arrangement could be made for its regulation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The present two thirds-majority government has been drafting a National Education Bill with a proposed provision for ending private investment in school education in seven years' time.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Unhappy with work performance of his ministry and subordinate offices in the first trimester of Fiscal Year 2018/19, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakra Pani Khanal has instructed officials to improve their performance or quit.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Unhappy with work performance of his ministry and subordinate offices in the first trimester of Fiscal Year 2018/19, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakra Pani Khanal has instructed officials to improve their performance or quit.

NEW DELHI, Oct 17: Indian Junior foreign minister MJ Akbar, who has been accused of sexual harassment by over 10 women, has resigned from his post, reported ANI

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Minister for Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has warned of taking legal action against private school owners if they refused to provide completely free education for up to 15 percent of their students as provided for in a new law.

SAPTARI, Sept 3: Minister for Finance Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has reaffirmed that the taxation in multi points would be ended very soon.

Dhakal appointed new Law Minister

August 3, 2018 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Prime Minister KP Oli has yet again reshuffled his cabinet on Friday. Nepal Communist Party leader Bhanubhakta Dhakal has been appointed Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.

JANAKPUR, Aug 3: The already troubled relations between the government of Province 2 and the police are set worsen after the High Court in Janakpur issued a mandamus order for the arrest of all the accused in the murder of Armed Police Force (APF) Assistant Sub-Inspector Thaman Singh BK nearly three years ago.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has blamed free availability of alcohol and narcotic drugs for the recent rape of a minor in Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali said that his visit to Portugal, Belgium and Luxembourg would help to strengthen bilateral and economic relations.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Benny Omer paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Singh Pun here today.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali stressed on the importance of Nepal’s relations with European Union Nations, United Nations, and international organizations in the Regional Conference of Nepali Ambassadors based in Europe in Brussels, Belgium.

POKHARA, July 28: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, has said the government was working to formulate laws required for the development of journalism.

LONDON, July 26: The statement comes amid stalled Brexit talks, which provoked cabinet havoc in the UK and a disagreement between Brexiteers and Brussels on the Irish border issue some eight months before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc.A

KATHMANDU, July 26: Following the resignation of Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang on Tuesday, leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have intensified lobbying for the coveted post.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang has stepped down from the post on Tuesday following public outcry over his controversial remarks on Nepali female students pursuing medical studies in Bangladesh. Tamang was overcome with emotions while announcing his resignation amid a press meet at the ministry.

Law Minister Tamang resigns

July 24, 2018 15:13 pm

KATHMANDU, July 24: Minister for Law,Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Sher Bahadur Tamang has stepped down from his post following his controversial remark on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 24:Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has spoken of the need of paying attention to the implementation of standards against money laundering.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Nepal Communist Party has asked Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to resign from his post. Tamang is scheduled to resign by organizing a press meet at 2 PM today itself, according to a source.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has proposed an absconding murder-accused as a state minister in the Province 2 government.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali left for an official visit to Portugal at the invitation of his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The controversial remarks of Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang and the owner of Jhapa-based B&C Medical College Durga Prasain about female Nepali students pursuing medical education in Bangladesh has drawn huge public uproar, forcing Minister Tamang to retract his remarks.

Law minister apologizes

July 22, 2018 16:23 pm

KATHMANDU, July 22: Issuing a press release, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Sher Bahadur Tamang apologized for the remarks he made against female students pursuing their MBBS in Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Just couple of days after Durga Prasad Prasain, executive director of B&C Hospital, Jhapa landed in controversy with his statement, Minister of Law, Sher Bahadur Tamang has followed suit.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Ishwar Pokhrel, has refuted reports that the government resorted to firing while taking Dr Govinda KC from Jumla to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Girirajmani Pokharel today ruled out the possibility of pulling out the Medical Education Bill. He however, said that some revisions could be made in the bill.

SURKHET, July 19: A team of officials led by Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, visited Jumla today to inquire about the health condition of Dr Govinda KC.

Prime Minister, mend your ways

July 19, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is displaying arrogance at the level that does not suit the head of democratically elected government. He wants people and his party to defend every action of the government—good or bad—and is becoming intolerant to criticism.

HAITI, July 15: Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a wave of deadly protests.

KATHMADU, July 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa met with North Korea’s ambassador to Nepal, Kim Yong Hak at the Ministry of Home Affairs. In the meeting, the two dwelled to strengthen mutual collaboration and cooperation to enrich relationship.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Prime Minister KP Oli has expressed concerns over the failure of the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation to take necessary measures to fully end syndicate in public transportation.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has ruled out the possibility of the revival of syndicate in public transport sector.