BIRATNAGAR, Oct 15: The chief minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, has expanded his cabinet by inducting two ministers.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Baburam Gautam, who resigned from the post of the speaker of Koshi Provincial Assembly yesterday, will be appointed as a minister today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The CPN (United Socialist) is going to send provincial assembly member Naresh Shahi to the Sudurpaschim Provincial government.

JANAKPUR, Jan 13: The newly-appointed chief minister (CM) of Madhesh Province, Saroj Kumar Yadav, along with three ministers, took the oath of office and secrecy amidst a special function today. Province Chief Harishankar Mishra administered the oath to Chief Minister Yadav and three ministers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Narayan Kaji Shrestha monitored some transport management offices today.

POKHARA, April 29: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung expanded his cabinet on Thursday, appointing Rajib Gurung aka Dipak Manange as the Minister for Youth and Sports.

Former minister Gautam passes away

November 12, 2020 12:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Former Minister for Land Reform, Bhim Prasad Gautam has passed away.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha, who lost to the then Naya Shakti Party candidate Dr Baburam Bhattarai in the parliamentary election for the House of Representatives (HoR) in 2017 from Gorkha Constituency 2, was later elected as a National Assembly (NA) member.

Minister Gurung assured that the development of child-friendly spaces is one of the priorities of the government, and sincere efforts are being made to ensure that mental health and well-being of children living in quarantine centers is not compromised.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has faced a barrage of criticism on social media for his “ill-timed” visit to Australia to promote the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign, when as the country is reeling under one of the worst crisis in its history due to the massive wildfires.

KASKI, Dec 28: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has inspected the under-construction international regional airport in Pokhara and garnered progress report today.

SEOUL, Nov 22 : South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will visit Japan on Friday for a meeting of the Group of 20 big economies, a diplomatic source said, as the neighbours’ pact to share intelligence is set to end over a diplomatic and trade dispute.

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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.