KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa on Tuesday nominated members of the party's publicity and finance departments.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) has selected Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) as the contractor to construct head works of its 140-megawatt hydropower plant. Issuing a statement, the hydropower company said the Italian contractor will be awarded Rs 20.64 billion (including provisional sum and value added tax) worth of contract to build cofferdam and construction of dam as part of the first package of head works.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) has selected Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) as the contractor to construct head works of its 140-megawatt hydropower plant.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has proposed an absconding murder-accused as a state minister in the Province 2 government.

KATHMANDU, May 19: A meeting of the reconstituted Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s parliamentary party today unanimously nominated Prime Minister and party chairman KP Sharma Oli as the parliamentary party leader.

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KATHMANDU, Mar 13: International Cricket Council (ICC) has picked Paras Khadka, captain of  Nepali Cricket team as one of the best performers in a batting order of sorts from the 20 games in the tournament out of the 11 best performers from the first round of matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

KATHMANDU, March 8: After pushing through the chief ministers and speakers of his choice in the provincial governments, Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has succeeded in endorsing  Bidya Devi Bhandari for a second term as president.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has drawn the attention of  President Bidya Devi Bhandari over her decision to appoint National Assembly members while sitting on the recommendations made for those posts by the outgoing government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Overturning former Prime Minister’s recommendations of National Assembly members, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed Yubaraj Khatiwada, Ramnarayan Bidari and Bimala Paudel Rai in today’s cabinet meeting, a source said.

MUGU, Feb 19: Dissatisfied with the formation of Province 6’s cabinet of ministers, Chandra Bahadur Shahi of CPN-UML has tendered resignation from all positions of the party citing the process was unfair.  During provincial assembly elections, Shahi had won from Mugu (B).

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepali Congress has finalized the name of the candidates for National Assembly election of four provinces except Province 1, 2 and 3.

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SINDHULI, Dec 29: Thirty-two months after the catastrophic earthquake of 2015, reconstruction has finally been speeded up in Sindhuli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: CPN (Maoist Center) has recommended the names of 35 Maoist members to represent the party in the Provincial Assembly under the proportional representation (PR) category.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has recommended the party’s Central Coordination Committee member Ramesh Paudel along with other two members to represent the party in the Provincial Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Before the reconstruction of earthquake-damaged heritage began, Tirtha Ram Shilpakar’s days were spent in making small wooden handicraft for tourists. Rarely did he get to work on bigger projects. But as the work of reconstructing Patan Durbar Square has gathered pace, his schedule has changed drastically.

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CHITWAN, Oct 3: The Nepali Congress (NC) Chitwan has recommended the names of 277 individuals as potential candidates for the upcoming federal and State Assemblies elections from the district. The proposed name list will be send to the party central committee for final decision.

BARA, Sept 3: Main opposition party CPN-UML has finalized a list of candidates for both the sub-metropolitan cities in Bara district to be held under the third phase of local elections.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has picked candidates for the third phase of local elections to be held in Province 2. The candidates have been chosen for the local units in Siraha, Rautahat and Parsa, according to FSFN.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has come under criticism after it decided to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training. Awale is currently undergoing trial for allegedly smuggling undeclared US currency from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, June 8: Ram Chandra Paudel-led faction of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed serious dissatisfaction with the party president and prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba over what it described as an opaque deal on government formation and ministers selection.

KATHMANDU, May 26: CPN-UML has picked candidates for mayors and deputy mayors of four sub-metropolitan cities of Province 5.

KATHMANDU, March 10: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has shortlisted 27 players for the closed-camp for the preparation of the upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers matches.

RPP picks cow as poll symbol

March 3, 2017 16:20 pm

KATHMANDU, March 3: Settling the month-long row over the party's election symbol, the newly-unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) finally decided cow as its election symbol on Friday.

Petition against envoy picks

February 23, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Wednesday against the government's ambassadorial picks.

DHANUSHA, Jan 5: The Working Women Journalists (WWJ) has set up a 9-member WWJ Dhanusha Chapter with Gayatri Mishra as its President.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:  Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has submitted the names of the four leaders from his faction for their appointment as state ministers.

WASHINGTON, Nov 12: Donald Trump is to huddle Saturday with his White House transition team for a second day over cabinet picks as the president-elect says he is open to keeping parts of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law.

WASHINGTON, Oct 11: Foreign Policy, a leading US international affairs magazine, has endorsed a presidential candidate for the first time, backing Hillary Clinton and slamming Donald Trump as “the worst major-party candidate for the job in US history.”

PANCHTHAR, Sept 20: Many hydropower projects in Paanchthar district are now picking pace while some others are already in the final phase of construction.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government has decided to nominate Deep Kumar Upadhyay as Nepal's ambassador to India and former chief secretary Leela Mani Poudyal as ambassador to China.

NC finally picks 13 new ministers

August 26, 2016 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Ending weeks-long wrangling over power sharing between the two rival factions within the party, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the choice of 13 new ministers it is sending into the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government.

PARIS, July 8 : UEFA says English referee Mark Clattenburg will handle the European Championship final between France and Portugal on Sunday.