KATHMANDU, April 4: Is the independence of the judiciary in Nepal in danger? It is the question many are asking as the recent nominations for vacant judge positions at the Supreme Court and high courts have courted controversy with a section of senior advocates opposing the proposed names citing favoritism and nepotism in the selection process.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Kumud Dhital, an Australia-based surgeon of Nepali origin, has been nominated for the Pride of Australia medal for a breakthrough he made in the field of heart transplants, according to reports published in Australian media.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee members have expressed serious dissatisfaction over President Bidya Devi Bhandari's move to reject nominations of National Assembly members made by the NC-led government.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: 83 candidates have filed their nominations for 56 seats of National Assembly election slated for February 7. According to the Election Commission, 82 nominees have filed their candidacy from nine political parties from seven provinces.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Registration of nomination papers of candidates contesting the National Assembly election have started from 10 am today. The filing of nomination will close at 4 pm. The election to the member of National Assembly is taking place on February 7.
KATHMANDU, Nov. 1: The Election Commission (EC) has urged all political parties and candidates to take part in the nomination process of the second phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies in a peaceful and encouraging manner on Thursday.
KHOTANG, Oct 23: As the Election Commission (EC) had set October 22, the day after Bhaitika, as the date for filing nominations, candidates participating in the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections flocked the district headquarters of Khotang, Diktel on Sunday, the very next day of the auspicious festival.
Even on the day of the filing of nominations for FPTP seats for the November 26 elections many people are far from convinced that the two-phase elections will actually take place on the scheduled dates, first on November 26 and then on December 7.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 8: With the local elections now successfully concluded, the country's attention has shifted towards the parliamentary and provincial elections which will be held simultaneously in two phases on November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all political parties to participate with enthusiasm in the filing of nominations scheduled for Tuesday relating to local poll slated for May 14.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Free Student Union (FSU) elections' candidate nomination process on Saturday took an unexpected turn following different student unions' protests at the Tribhuvan University and its affiliate campuses.
Actor and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra, who won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 for her leading role in American TV thriller series Quantico, is yet again heading towards the award function for the year of 2017. The actor has been nominated for People’s Choice Awards’ in the Favourite Dramatic TV actress category for her American series’ second season, reports People Magazine.