Dimple Kapadia's mother passes away

December 1, 2019 15:13 pm

Actor Dimple Kapadia's mother Betty Kapadia passed away late last night at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai at the age of 80.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The National Assembly has passed a condolence proposal over the demise of former lawmaker Kamal Pangeni.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has unanimously passed the condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Kamal Prasad Pangeni.

Former lawmaker Pangeni passes away

August 5, 2018 10:59 am

SYANGJA, Aug 5: Former lawmaker from the Nepali Congress (NC) and Syangja district chapter president of the party, Kamal Prasad Pangeni died of cardiac arrest on Sunday morning. According to family sources, Pangeni died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

Aug 2: The US Congress has passed a defense spending bill capping its security-related aid to Pakistan at USD 150 million, significantly below the historic level of more than USD one billion per year.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Veteran tourism entrepreneur Tek Chandra Pokharel passed away in Kathmandu on Monday morning. Pokharel, 84, breathed his last at Om hospital, Chabahil.

JERUSALEM, July 19: Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Mohammed Mustaq Alam.

Dharan Mayor Tara Subba passes away

July 17, 2018 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, July 17: Mayor of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City Tara Subba has passed away in the capital on Tuesday.

MUMBAI, July 9: Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, best known for his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital.

NA passes two bills

July 2, 2018 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, July 2: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed two bills.

KATHMANDU, June 19: ​Dr Upendra Devkota, a towering figure in the field of medicine in Nepal who was instrumental in institutionalizing neurosurgery as a distinct medical discipline in the country, died on Monday at Neuro Hospital, Bansbari. He was 65.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Senior Neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota has passed away while undergoing treatment at Neuro Hospital, Basbari on Monday. He was 63. Devkota had been suffering from gallbladder cancer.

Cine artist Thapa passes away

June 13, 2018 10:54 am

KATHMANDU, June 13: Renowned cine artist Bhim Bahadur Thapa has passed away on early Wednesday. He was 92.

KATHMANDU, June 3:Former Minister for Home Affairs, Dan Bahadur Shahi, passed away this morning. He was 76.

BHAKTAPUR May 14: Province 3 Province Assembly (PA) member Hari Sharan Lamichhane passed away this afternoon in course of treatment for brain hemorrhage at the Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal.

Former lawmaker Bhetwal passes away

April 4, 2018 18:08 pm

CHITWAN, April 4: CPN (UML)'s central audit committee member and former lawmaker Jagrit Prasad Bhetwal of Rapti Municipality-4, Chitwan passed away today.

Former lawmaker Bhetwal passes away

April 4, 2018 15:37 pm

RATNANAGAR, Chitwan, April 4: CPN (UML)'s central audit commission member and former lawmaker Jagrit Prasad Bhetwal of Rapti Municipality-4, Chitwan passed away today.

NC leader Khadka passes away

March 30, 2018 18:32 pm

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former minister Khum Bahadur Khadha passed away on Friday while receiving treatment in New Delhi, India.

KATHMANDU, March 17: A meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday endorsed a special condolence motion and observed a minute of silence over the demise of 49 people in the US-Bangla aircraft crash in Kathmandu on Monday.

House passes condolence motion

March 16, 2018 14:48 pm

KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has addressed a meeting of the Federal Parliament on Friday.

RAMPUR, March 15: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Palpa district working committee member and a journalist serving Radio Muktinath, Churamani Neupane, passed away.

Former TU VC Sharma passes away

March 15, 2018 09:31 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: Former Vice ChancVice-Chancellorvan University (TU) and Former Director of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Prof Dr Govinda Sharma passed away on Wednesday night. He was 75.

DHANGADHI, March 10: State Assembly meeting of Province 7 on Saturday passed the Provincial Assembly Working Procedure Rules, 2018.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.

NEW DELHI, Feb 28: Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati today breathed his last in Chennai hospital.

Freedom fighter Upadhyay passes way

February 27, 2018 13:11 pm

DANG, Feb 27: Freedom fighter and educationist Iswori Prasad Upadhyay passed away on Monday. He was 93.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Nepali Congress has passed the statute for federal parliamentary party with some amendment.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 14: Democracy fighter Leela Bahadur Pandit passed away at his house at Sudal here on Tuesday night.

Senior journalist Thapa passes away

January 16, 2018 14:42 pm

INARUWA, Jan 16: Senior journalist of Sunsari, Damber Bahadur Thapa, passed away at his residence at Inaruwa-6 this morning. He was 71.

Educationist Dr Pokharel passes away

January 7, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away today. He was 67.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Norvic hospital has confirmed the death of Prakash Dahal due to cardiac arrest. Prakash is the son of former Prime Minister and current UCPN Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

TU passes the buck on MBBS entrance row

November 17, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Tribhuvan University (TU) has asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to decide the row over the controversial MBBS entrance exams on its own. In a meeting on Thursday, TU authorities who were being criticized for their inability to take action against anyone in the row over the entrance exams conducted by the IOM even after a month, decided to direct the latter to decide the issue.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Kriti Nidhi Bista, a three-time prime minister remembered for his life-long stand for national interests and clean public image, passed away on Saturday. He was 91

Former PM Bista passes away

November 11, 2017 12:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Former Prime Minister Kirti Nidhi Bista has passed away on Saturday. He was 90.

House passes Health Insurance Bill

October 11, 2017 04:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Parliament on Tuesday endorsed the much-talked-aboutHealth Insurance Bill, making it mandatory for public, community and NGO-run hospitals to provide free basic medical treatment to the insured citizens.

NEW DELHI, Oct 8: Famed Hindi film director Kundan Shah passed away at his Mumbai residence on Friday night, after suffering a heart attack. He was 69.

KATHMANDU, Oct. 7: The Friday meeting of the Legislature-Parliament passed two bills relating to finance which are directly associated with the implementation of constitution.

Former CAN Prez Shah passes away

September 7, 2017 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Former President of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Jay Kumar Nath Shah, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 90.

KATHMANDU, September 6: The former president of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Jay Kumar Nath Shah, passed away this morning at the age of 89 years. The longest serving president of CAN also served as the vice-president of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in the past.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has passed a condolence motion on the demise of the then member of the National Assembly, Bir Bahadur Singh.

FCAT passes film on Arvind Kejriwal

August 22, 2017 11:44 am

MUMBAI, August 22: 'An Insignificant Man' -- a film documenting the journey of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal -- will get a U/A certificate by the censor board on instructions from the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). The makers are overwhelmed.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today unanimously passed the Bill on Criminal Offence (Determination of Penalty and Execution), 2074.

CHITWAN, August 3: Khemraj Keshabsharan, a noted spiritualist, passed away last night. He was 81.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Legislature-Parliament today passed the Contribution-based Social Security Bill 2017.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The meeting of Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the Civil Servant Adjustment Bill, 2017.

Director Nilu Doma passes away

July 1, 2017 15:00 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: Film Director Nilu Doma Sherpa has passed away apparently due to cardiac arrest.

Lawmaker Limbu passes away

June 25, 2017 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, June 25: CPN-UML central committee member and lawmaker Mahin Limbu passed away on Saturday night.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A ward candidate of Letang Municipality-6 has passed away on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Legislature-Parliament session on Thursday endorsed 'Local-Level Election Act (first amendment) Bill- 2017'. The bill was passed by majority after going through clause-wise deliberations, accepting the proposal presented by Home Minister Janardan Sharma.