KATHMANDU, May 9: A study conducted recently has shown that the number of women journalists covering foreign affairs and security is dismal in Nepal even as there is significant participation of women journalist in Nepali media.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Participation of the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government has become uncertain as differences have surfaced over the content of the political agreement the FSFN seeks to ink with the government before joining it.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to send ministers from the party into the new government led by CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli only after a package agreement is reached on party unification and power sharing.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The participation of ministers representing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) in the Province 2 cabinet scheduled to be formed on Thursday has become uncertain after serious intra-party differences cropped up within the RJPN over the power sharing deal.
KATHMANDU,Nov 5: The women activist and the proportional nominee from CPN (UML) Sharmila Karki have stressed that proportional system is only the screening tool for women participation in the parliament.
CHITWAN, August 4: The reelection is taking place in ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City after two and half months. The election had been cancelled after the CPN (Maoist Center) poll representatives torn off some ballot papers.
GAUSHALA, July 31: CPN (Maoist Centre) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) would contest the third phase of local level election to be held in Province 2 on September 18.
KATHMANDU, JULY 25: The party should stay prepared for the third phase of local elections, second rung leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have said as they warned top leaders against repeating the mistakes the party made during the first two phases of the local polls.
DANG, June 29: There were thick clouds hovering in the sky Tuesday evening. Weather experts had forecast heavy rainfall for the next day morning. They were right. Heavy rainfall poured on Wednesday morning on the election day. People, including some disabled were upright at the polling center early morning in large number. They said that the rain didn't deter them from casting vote. Local level election, which they were getting to participate in after nearly two decades, was more important than anything else, they stated. Holding umbrellas in their hands, the voters were waiting outside calmly to cast their votes said scores of their problems might come to an end once they get local representatives in the office.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 21: The local administration in Rupandehi has concluded that the poll-opposing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal's (RJPN) participation in the upcoming local level elections as independent candidates has made providing security during the polls easier in the district.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Three-way talks between Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center) and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to resolve the longstanding stalemate over local polls ended inconclusively Saturday after RJPN leaders rejected a request to take part in the second phase local elections under the existing circumstances.
BEIJING, May 10: Nepali ambassador to China Leela Mani Paudyal said that Nepal's participation in China's ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative is going to add new momentum to Nepal-China relations.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal urged the leaders of three major political parties to endorse the constitution amendment bill and to make an environment for them to participate in the second phase of the local level elections.
BIRATNAGAR, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has said that the government has been creating environment conducive to hold election with consensus and participation of all.
KATHMANDU, April 4: Women LEAD Nepal is launching a new program titled “Young Women’s Political Leadership Institute” (YWPLI) with an objective of introducing young women to the power of political leadership and teaching them how political leadership can help create a change in the society. The program will recruit 20 fellows from in and around the Kathmandu Valley and train them free of cost.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Locals at Basatapur on Tuesday obstructed ongoing reconstruction work at the Trailokya Narayan Temple inside Kathmandu Durbar Square Area. The temple had collapsed in the April 2015 earthquake.
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BHAKTAPUR, Dec 29: Septuagenarian Saila Poju, a local of Byasi of Bhaktapur, has been constructing the wall of the historic Vatsala Devi Temple in front of the 55-Window Palace at Bhaktapur Durbar Square since the last two months. His son and some other locals have been helping the 72-year-old in reconstructing the temple, which was damaged by earthquakes last year.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that a meaningful participation between India and Nepal is crucial to unlock the huge potentials that the two countries have. PM Dahal made the remarks at the joint press conference with Indian PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The Inter-Party Women's Alliance (IPWA) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal urging him to ensure one-third representation of women while expanding the Cabinet.
KATHMANDU, June 24:South Asian Games judo gold medalist Phupu Lhamu Khatri and archer Jeet Bahadur Moktan's participation in 2016 Rio Olympic has been confirmed by Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) taking the number of Nepali participant in Olympic to seven.