KATHMANDU, May 31: The commitments of Prime Minister K P Oli and the joint manifesto of the erstwhile CPN-UML and Maoist Center are missing in the new fiscal year budget unveiled by the government on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 2: A parliamentary forum(Caucus) comprising members of the House of Representatives is likely to be formed to make efforts for the effective enforcement of education, health and social rights of the citizens guaranteed by the constitution as fundamental rights.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 29: North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has promised to close his main nuclear weapons test site in May and said he will invite South Korean and American media to witness the shutdown.
SURKHET, April 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has the announcement of nation's journey towards development and prosperity was made from the Karnali Province as the province is at the bottom in view of economic and human development index.
KATHMANDU, Mar 23: Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, has pledged to bring a new communications law on the basis National Mass Communications Policy.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has lauded the work carried out so far by the Nepal-India Eminent Persons Group or EPG while pledging necessary support to it at the political level.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Visiting District Governor of District 4-C3 Lions Clubs of California, Berkely, Rajen Thapa, has announced to bring in a number of programs in health and education sector to address the needs of poor and needy people in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Newly elected Chairperson of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Govinda Acharya, has said that the FNJ would be developed as an umbrella organization during his next three-year leadership.
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Visiting Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yang, has promised full support from the Chinese government to the development and promotion of Ayurved in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pledged to make the economic diplomacy more effective through the 'bilateral consultation mechanism' based in those countries (not all) that Nepal has established the diplomatic relations.
KATHMAN DU, July 19: The government has expressed commitment to fulfill the rest of the demands put forth by the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal, except the demand of constitution amendment as the amendment proposal was not likely to be passed immediately.
KATHMANDU, JULY 18: The ruling parties have shown their readiness to put the constitution amendment bill to a vote but demanded prior commitment from the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to participate in the third phase of the local elections irrespective of the bill's fate.
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to confront North Korea "very strongly" following its latest missile test and urged nations to show Pyongyang that there would be consequences for its weapons program.
TIKAPUR, July 5: The newly-elected mayor and deputy mayor have assumed their offices in Tikapur Municipality. After assuming office, Mayor Tapendra Bahadur Rawal has already begun to work on some of the promises he had during his election campaign. He has decided to form a taskforce for the conservation and development of the Tharu language under a panel of experts. Before the polls, he had promised to work on making Tharu language an official language of business in a program organized by the Jaycees in Tikapur.
KATHMANDU, May 30: With the ambition to conquest the world's highest peak, daring adventurers pay Nepal government a hefty sum of money to climb Mount Everest (8,848 meters). Despite Everest being an important source of revenue for the government, mountaineers who risk everything to reach the top of the world have been complaining of rampant wastes in the Everest region.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 24: Most parts of the Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk district lack electricity, communication services, and proper road networks. Residents here walk miles through dusty and very risky hilly routes to reach from one place to the other. In dry season, they at least use wooden bridges for crossing rivers but in monsoon such bridges are often washed away by heavy rains and floods.
Considering the excitement about the upcoming local elections among voters and nominees, Republica reached out to some mayoral nominees from Kaski, Bharatpur and Dhading to discuss their candidacy. Here are the excerpts:
KATHMANDU, March 4: Ending long-running uncertainty over the fate of demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepal holds, Indian Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, has said that his government would settle the issue after finalizing exchange modality.
KATHMANDU, March 3: The Government of Japan has pledged Rs 8,587,000 in financial assistance for Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Center (NESPEC) under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Fiscal Year 2016 of Japan government.
Kathmandu, Feb 10: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey has assured that the government would address public grievances over the report of the Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC).
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey has assured that the government would address public grievances over the report of the Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC).
BEIJING, Nov 5: China's cabinet issued a new climate plan targeting an 18-percent cut in carbon emissions by 2020 compared to 2015 levels, the same day that the Paris Agreement of nearly 200 countries took effect.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL) has announced to provide Rs 10 million to the State for the reconstruction of the quake-damaged temples in Hanuman Dhoka premises in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Land Reform and Management Bikram Pandey has pledged to address the problems of freed Haliyas (bonded tillers).
"I will not let their hope for a change in their life end into disappointment. The government has prioritised the problems of the freed Haliyas, taking them as a problem of the state," he said.
CHITWAN, Sept 27: Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has said the government would leave no stone unturned in the search for former minister Madhav Prasad Ghimire and his younger brothers went missing in the fatal jeep accident that occurred at Ghoptebhir of Chitwan on Sunday.