KATHMANDU, July 19: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Girirajmani Pokharel today ruled out the possibility of pulling out the Medical Education Bill. He however, said that some revisions could be made in the bill.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Ahead of his visit to the People's Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel. PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.
Mariska worked as an art teacher at Daizawa International School, Tokyo, for three years. She is all set to begin a promising career in the Nepali Film industry. The music video of ‘Aja mann ma mero’ in 2015 introduced her to Nepali entertainment industry. She jumped ship to acting, with ‘Ke Ma Timro Hoina Ra’ in 2016.
KATHMANDU, May 1: CPN-UML general Secretary and Defense Minister Iswhwor Pokharel said that the unity with the CPN-MC will be materialized soon based on just respect and equality and not in terms of percentage.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel has been entasked with day-to-day affairs of Nepal in the absence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. President Bidhya Devi Bhandari shouldered responsibilities to Pokharel following recommendations of Oli, the Office of the President said.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's plans to expand his three-member cabinet couldn't materialize on Friday either as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) failed to furnish names for the posts of speaker of the lower house of parliament and seven ministers which have been allocated to the party.
Ishwar Pokharel, general secretary of CPN-UML, won a landslide victory from Kathmandu-5, beating his Nepali Congress rival Prakash Sharan Mahat. He is a powerful member of CPN-UML. Republica caught up with him to discuss the party unification, new government and more. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, June 16: General Secretary of CPN-UML Ishwor Pokharel has accused one of the ruling parties-Nepali Congress- of deferring local level elections slated for June 28 in Province 2 for reason of fear of defeat in the local level elections.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govindra Raj Pokharel has said that the reconstruction works have been delayed due to the lack of human resources in various parts of the earthquake-affected districts.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel on Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over the NRA Act and blamed the act for the slow pace of post-quake reconstruction work.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Newly-reappointed Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel has said that the authority is making preparations for internal structural reforms in order to cut procedural delays in the decision-making process and make its work more result-oriented.
BUTWAL, Jan 12: CPN-UML Standing Committee member Shankar Pokharel has accused the government of taking the wrong path by bringing the constitution amendment bill instead of declaring the election date and implementing the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The government on Wednesday sacked the CEO of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali from the post and appointed former vice-chairman of the National Planning Commission Govinda Raj Pokharel as replacement.
POKHARA, Dec 18: CPN-UML general secretary Ishwor Pokharel today reiterated that the constitution amendment proposal registered in the Parliament would not be passed at any cost, terming it unconstitutional and against the mandate of the people.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Journalist Santosh Pokharel of Republica has been honored by Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NAATA) for his contribution to the promotion and development of the tourism sector of Nepal through journalism.
KATHANDU, July 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ananda Prasad Pokharel has claimed that the no-confidence motion registered against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli by CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress will not be successful.