WASHINGTON, Aug 1: US President Donald Trump is considering increasing the proposed tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, US-based media reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: ​Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), the third-largest political party in the Federal Parliament, is mulling over withdrawing its support to the KP Oli-led government, expressing discontent over the recent 'unpopular moves' of the government.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies is reportedly preparing to allow the Nepal Army to revive the defunct Hetauda Textile Industry (HTI).

KATHMANDU, March 26: After many district bodies overseeing reconstruction works at the district level on behalf of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) are set to be dissolved with the restructuring of the local bodies in line with the new federal setup, the NRA is considering setting up its own units for reconstruction in all the 31 earthquake-hit districts.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The federal government is now mulling to stop fiscal transfers to local levels in lump sum in the next fiscal year to cope with the crunch of spendable amount in the government treasury.

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 17: The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expedited talks with other political parties to secure a comfortable majority in parliament for his government, as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) has forged an electoral alliance with the main opposition party CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is mulling over reshuffling his cabinet after the coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) forged an electoral alliance with the main opposition party, CPN-UML.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Nepali Congress (NC) has expedited talks with partners in the ruling coalition to form a strategic alliance in constituencies along the East-West Highway in order to isolate the UML in the Province 2 local polls. NC has proposed electoral alliance with the CPN (Maoist Center) and some regional parties in around a dozen local units.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Stung with poor results in the two local level elections despite being the largest political party in the Parliament, Nepali Congress has engrossed on a strategic plan to emerge victorious in 100 levels of Province No 2.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Irked with the government’s indifference to address its demands, the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has been mulling withdrawing its support to the government, said its leaders.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Beema Samiti - the insurance sector regulator - has proposed to the central bank to make needful arrangement for forging a tie-up between commercial banks and insurance companies to expand insurance services at the local level.

LONDON, May 6: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will rejig his starting lineup for Sunday's Premier League trip to Arsenal following his team's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Ministry of Industry is preparing to set up a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund and operationalize it in coordination with the private sector.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Dismayed at the failure of the ruling parties to push the seven-point amendment bill through parliament, the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) is mulling withdrawing its support to the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: In a move that the opposition party describes as the government's ploy to delay the local polls, the ruling parties have planned to send the report of the local level restructuring commission (LLRC) back to the same body for revision.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As the local restructuring commission is working to finalize the number and boundaries of local units in the eight districts of Province 2 on its own citing non-cooperation from various political parties, a member of the commission Sunil Ranjan Singh, who also works as the in-charge for Province 2 in the commission, has said he is mulling over quitting the responsibility as in-charge.

PM mulls changing NRA staff

September 23, 2016 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Being unhappy with the performance of the existing structure and officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is mulling over changes in the reconstruction body staff, one of the aides to the prime minister said.

Govt mulls tougher measures

August 30, 2016 02:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The government is preparing to introduce sweeping measures against drivers and owners to discourage overloading of passenger vehicles.

KATHMANDU, AUG 23: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) has sought approval from the Ministry of Labor and Employment to open Lithuania, a country in northeast Europe, as a new destination for Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) has started preparation to extending share trading hours.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Office of Attorney General has unveiled its second five-year strategic plan on Monday with goals of making effective and evidence-based prosecution of government cases and institutional strengthening of attorneys under the office.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The government is planning to shift the Gorkhapatra Corporation, publisher of the over a century-old state-run newspaper Gorkhapatra, and The Rising Nepal, dailies from its current location at Bhugolpark, New Road elsewhere and develop a media museum at its place.