KATHMANDU, June 28: Lawmakers have stressed that the incomplete national projects should be completed by the central government and handed them to the local government.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Police have arrested six people for their involving in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting from the capital.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A five-day event is set to mark the biggest cash prize volleyball competition in Nepal, kicking off in Libang, Rolpa, from May 12. National Sports Council (NSC) made the announcement at an official event held in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The national conference on human rights of people with disabilities has kicked off today in the Capital.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Shivam Cement Limited has decided to co-sponsor the fourth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Championship, which will be organized by the Sher Bahadur Memorial Foundation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25:  Supreme Court has halted oath of office of three members of National Assembly appointed by the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The three nominees for the National Assembly, recommended by the previous Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government, have moved Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, 8 Feb: A team of experts has stressed national security and neighbourhood policy as top priority of Nepal's foreign policy. The experts were also for mainstreaming the economic diplomacy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: A writ petition has been registered at Supreme Court demanding immediate endorsement of the National Assembly ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Senior advocate Khim Lal Devkota has said that the delay in the endorsement of National Assembly ordinance is due to the political reason rather than any constitutional or legal barrier.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Five major political parties failed to reach a solution to resolve current political deadlock despite discussing for two hours at Office of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged CPN     (Maoist Center) chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal to request the President to endorse the National Assembly Election Ordinance. Deuba expressed his views in a meeting with Dahal at the Office of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar today.

Bangladeshi nat'l held over forgery

November 15, 2017 08:57 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal Police's Central Investigation Bureau arrested a Bangladeshi national for his involvement in developing duplicate government seals and visa of different countries.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 3: Four people including a foreigner were found dead in separate places of Bhaktapur district.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Olympian Gaurika Singh set two new national records in women’s 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle events on the second day of the 20th National Swimming Championship on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepal School Volleyball Commission has announced to organize junior volleyball tournaments of national and international levels for the first time in Nepal. The commission however didn’t give any date for the international tournament.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Former national team midfielder Basanta Gauchan has said he is looking forward to establish a football academy in Nepal. Basanta, who is now working as a coach for Funroots Football Academy in Japan, shared his plan in the capital on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The decision to postpone the second phase of the local level elections in Province 2 will weaken national unity and boost the morale of separatists, the main opposition CPN-UML said on Thursday as it criticized the government's last-minute decision to defer the polls in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Main opposition CPN-UML has taken strong objection to the decision of the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) to postpone the second phase of local level elections in Province-2.

UML for nat'l identity, Oli says

June 10, 2017 16:36 pm

KATHMANDU, June 10: The main opposition CPN (UML) Chairman K P Sharma Oli has said that his party could not agree on the issues of losing national identity.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Shraddhawan Nepal and Rastriya Posak Samrakshan Mahaabhiyan have jointly organized a rally demanding Nepali topi and daura suruwal as the national costume.

KATHMANDU: March 22: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) has passed the Bill Related to Political Parties 2073 BS with majority on Wednesday, setting a three percent electoral threshold system.

Kathmandu, March 11: The government has unveiled a 10-point declaration paper on national sanitation campaign on the occasion of the 200th week of the Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign.  Chief Secretary Dr Somlal Subedi announced the campaign today stating that the move would come into effect from the beginning of the 2074 BS.

SINDHULI, Feb 23: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has categorically stated that the constitution amendment bill will not be endorsed, arguing that it is ‘unnecessary’ and against the ‘national interest’.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: In commemoration of the historical day, the government observed the Democracy Day (Falgun 7) by organizing special programs at Tundikhel in the Capital on Saturday.

Nat’l volleyball in Pokhara

January 9, 2017 02:30 am

POKHARA, Jan 9: Western Regional Sports Development Committee is organizing Srijana Invitational Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Tournament at Pokhara Stadium in Kaski from January 31 to February 3.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 23: Five years after the completion of the last edition of National Games, Shahid Stadium of Biratnagar is all set to raise the curtain on the Seventh National Games to be held in various cities of the Eastern Region. President Bidya Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the eight-day sporting event on Thursday.

JANAKPUR, Nov 22: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress Ram Chandra has Paudel said that the constitution amendment process will be taken forward by forging national consensus among the political parties.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Niharika Tuladhar set new national record in girls’ 50 meters breaststroke event in the NSA Swimming Tournament on Friday. Niharika broke the previous national record of 39.33 seconds held by Gaurika Singh with a new timing of 38.6 seconds.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Former national player and former captain of Nepali National Football team Upendra Man Singh has announced his candidacy for the post of vice president of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Former Prime Ministers on Tuesday suggested to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal not to forget national interest during his imminent India visit.

LALITPUR, Sept 7: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday said that national interest and unity should be the bases for Nepal’s foreign policy.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Armed Police Force (APF) lifted the title of National Women's Selection Championship 2073 beating Eastern Region by 10 runs in the final on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: President of main opposition party Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and ruling party CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting on the issues relating to the formation of national consensus government, implementation of the constitution and contemporary affairs of the country on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: CPN-UML leader and former Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, today said his party's policy was for forming a national consensus government.

CHITWAN, June 11: Nepali Congress Central Committee member Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the existing problems should be resolved by forming a national consensus government. Speaking at a news conference organized by Chitwan chapter of Press Union here Saturday, leader Mahat said, "The incumbent government cannot resolve the problems of the people. So the national consensus government should be formed as soon as possible."