KATHMANDU, July 26: As the government comes up with a slew of measures including declaration of various areas in the capital city as prohibited zones, there are growing concerns within civil society that they are bent on curbing civic space — something very vital in a healthy democracy.
KATHMANDU, July 18: In its joint election manifesto, the Nepal Communist Party had promised internet access to all the general public and also free internet services at public offices across the country. Government policies speak of the urgency of increased internet access to narrow the digital divide. Ministers often talk about smart cities, for which cheap internet services are essential.
KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has brought in monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/19 with a number of measures aimed at addressing the skyrocketing lending rates in recent months.
Motorola and Khalti announced a strategic partnership to promote digital payment in Nepal among new smartphone buyers on Monday. As part of the agreement, Khalti has rolled out cash back offers up to Rs. 2000 on selected range of Motorola smartphones.
KHOTANG, May 20: Rupakot Majhuwagadi Municipality of Khotang has started strict plans to end the middlemen practice in vegetable sales in the municipality. Rules have been formulated to end the middlemen practice in the weekly bazaar held in Diktel.
NEW DELHI, April 20: The opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge on Friday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.
KATHMANDU, April 18: In a bold move against organized transport syndicates, the government on Tuesday decided not to renew any transportation committees, which are registered at district administration offices (DAOs).
KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister K P Oli had once indicated that under his premiership the decision of the previous government to cancel the license of China Gezhouba Group Corporation to construct the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Plant would be revised.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Leadership Corner and Cambridge Institute of Technology jointly organized a motivational program titled ‘Struggle’ at Jamal Nachghar on Friday. This program aimed at motivating and inspiring youths.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Demanding a re-run of parliamentary polls in his constituency, Tanahun-2, Nepali Congress (NC) youth leader Pradip Paudel filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Challenging the decision of the Election Commission (EC) to cancel his candidacy, Shivpujan Raya Yadav who's contesting the polls from Constituency 4, Sarlahi District, moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Claiming that Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for provincial elections from Sunsari constituency no. 2, Hemkarna Paudel is a convicted criminal, CPN-UML candidate from the same constituency, Sarvadhoj Sawa has filed a writ petition against Paudel's candidacy at the Supreme Court (SC).
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied.
KATHMANDU, August 28: Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) has moved the Supreme Court on Sunday demanding that the registration at the Election Commission of the newly-formed Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) be scrapped.
KATMANDU, August 19: Veteran leader Pashupati Shumshere Rana, who has recently formed Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), has moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking his party's registration with the Election Commission (EC).
WASHINGTON, Aug 1: Firmly taking charge in an unruly White House, former Gen. John Kelly moved in Monday as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff and immediately made sure that Trump's profanity-spouting new communications director was shown the door, ignominiously ousted after less than two weeks on the job.
KATHMANDU, June 17: Newly-appointed Home Minister Janardan Sharma has taken initiatives to end the Kathmandu Valley's chronic traffic problems. Inviting senior police officials including Inspector General of Police, Prakash Aryal, and other authorities concerned at his office, Minister Sharma on Friday instructed them to do the needful to end the traffic woes.
KATHMANDU, May 24: With Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “all set to resign”, the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday decided to award the Budhigandaki Hydropower Project to a Chinese company. But the decision, according to government officials, to award the reservoir project to China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) has a rider - CGGC will have to come up with a technically and financially viable proposal within a year.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the country had moved towards the course of constitution enforcement along with a national unity with the commencement of a process for the local-level election.
MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), April 7: Although their plights still remain largely ignored, people from the underprivileged Musahar community in southern plains are finally getting the governments’ due attention.
MIRCHAIYA (SIRAHA), April 7: Although their plights still remain largely ignored, people from the underprivileged Musahar community in southern plains are finally getting the governments' due attention.
KATHMANDU, April 2: Bibeksheel Nepali Party has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on Sunday challenging the provision of Local Level Elections Act 2017, which does not allow parties, other than currently present in the parliament, from contesting the elections with same election symbol across the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: As the ‘quiet’ negotiations by Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav for the purchase of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) start courting serious controversy, it is learnt that Smartmatic, the company with which the negotiations are being held, was found to have a questionable background.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Sacked Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyewali on Monday moved the Supreme Court (SC) challenging the government’s decision to remove him from the position.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyewali has moved Supreme Court (SC) on Monday challenging the government’s decision to sack him.
YAVNE, ISRAEL, Jan 4: After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Protesting locals in the hill districts of Province 5 as well as local supporters of the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have upped the ante in their respective areas while pressing their demand for keeping the province intact.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15: Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, a move aimed at halting the spread of "fake news" and other types of misinformation on the internet.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Ranipokhari Corner Team (RCT) climbed on top of the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament after a 1-0 win over Satdobato Youth Club at the artificial turf of ANFA ground, Satdobato.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Outgoing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli moved back to his home at Balkot, Bhaktapur from the prime minister's official residence at Baluwatar on Wednesday after CPN (Maoist-Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was elected as head of the government in parliament Wednesday afternoon.