KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Issuing a statement on Thursday, The Embassy of Switzerland in Kathmandu said that no local agent was in touch with embassy over the security press issue.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Sajha Party and Bibeksheel Nepali Dal have urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to immediately sack Minister for Information Gokul Baskota.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The main opposition Nepali Congress obstructed the meeting of the National Assembly on Thursday seeking action against Minister for Information and Communications in connection with a bribery case.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: In a leaked audio recording of a conversation between Information Minister Gokul Baskota and Swiss Company local agent Bijaya Prakash Mishra, the minister is heard bargaining for Rs 700 million in bribe over the procurement of security printing press for the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepali Congress on Thursday demanded that the government should immediately sack Minister Baskota.