KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The process of issuing stockbroker license to subsidiaries of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) has been put on hold following an instruction from the Finance Committee of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Government officials have said the installation of well-equipped labs at least at the six major border customs points namely Kakadvitta, Biratnagar, Janakpur, Birgunj, Bhairahawa and Nepalgunj is necessary to start effective pesticide tests for vegetables and fruits coming into the country from India.

Colombo Process meeting tomorrow

November 14, 2018 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The meeting of the Colombo Process is taking place in the capital from tomorrow to hold consultations on the common interests and concerns of the migrant workers and to discuss on international migration and work covenants.

BANEPA, Aug 5: Ubiquitous learning or u-learning; is not yet a much heard term in the country. However, this ‘portable’ teaching technique is being adopted to teach community kids in some districts including Banepa.

SYDNEY, July 27: Australia coach Justin Langer was handed more power on Friday in a shake-up of the national cricket selection process following the resignation of Mark Waugh.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Failure of Kathmandu District Education Office to provide records of secondary level schools to the local levels (Kathmandu Metropolitan City) has affected due process.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal's peace process is highly successful on the contemporary global scene and Nepal has realized the need of its internationalization.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The government's decision to terminate all the appointments made last year by the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after the election code of conduct came into effect has also led to the removal of the chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal among around 300 other political appointees.

Two RPPs initiate merger process

June 20, 2018 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, June 20: The unification process of Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and Pashupati Shumsher JBR-led RPP (Democratic) has formally started.

Education an undying process

June 4, 2018 10:13 am

What is education? To many, it is a mere process of learning and graduating. This perception is particularly popular among younger pupils. However, in my opinion, education is an endless venture; it is a journey, not a destination.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The government is set to initiate a bidding process for the construction of Budhigandaki Hydropower Project from the coming fiscal 2075-76 BS.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that he had spoken to both his Indian and Pakistani counterparts to resume the stalled SAARC process by sorting out their differences.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The student enrollment process in the Bachelor's degree first year has been disrupted due to lockout at the Dean Office of TU Law Faculty.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), which have announced to become a unified party, have inched closer to developing a common modality to integrate the organizations of the two parties.

REPUBLICA, March 20: Happiness is a skill, and people can learn it in a matter of few hours. And meditation is a way to learn that skill.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Former Prime Minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal Coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the Nepali peace process had been led by the Nepali people themselves.

KATHMANDU, March 7: A writ petition has been filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Supreme Court arguing that he took the oath of office of the Prime Minister without completing due process.

KATHMANDU,March 6: Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi held bilateral meeting yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Budget-making process, which has been stalled due to delay in cabinet expansion, will gain pace immediately after the cabinet fixes the number of ministries and appoints ministers, say government officials.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Although the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) inked a merger deal on Monday, the process of formal unification of the two leftist parties is likely to take at least a month.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The CPN (Maoist Center) has said it is holding internal discussions to conclude the party unification with the CPN (UML).

DHULIKHEL, Feb 17: Chief Minister for Province No. 3 Dormani Poudel has said the permanent capital of the Province No. 3 would be confirmed through procedures, laws and constitution.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said that left alliance unification process would be concluded soon by resolving ideological and organisational problems with CPN (Maoist Centre).

POKHARA, Feb 2: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that the unification between his party and CPN (Maoist Center) will be forwarded in line with the principle and thoughts.

Nearly three years after devastating earthquakes that destroyed thousands of private homes and public properties, and two years after formation of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), hundreds and thousands of earthquake survivors are still languishing under temporary shelters. Why such insensitivity? What are the problems? What is NRA actually doing? Mahabir Paudyal and Sagar Ghimire talked to Yubaraj Bhusal, Chief Executive Officer of NRA, who completed his 100 days in office on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Yeti Airlines, in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP), has formally initiated the process to transform itself into a carbon neutral airline.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Marking the Holocaust Memorial Day, Diplomatic community in Nepal, together with several Nepali human rights defenders, on Tuesday demanded a credible transitional justice process in Nepal to address conflict-era human rights violations.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20): CPN (UML) leader Subas Nembang has said that the party unification bid with CPN (Maoist Centre) was forwarded smoothly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The process to form a new government would start soon after resolving a few technical hurdles, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Thursday as he reiterated his commitment to stick to the left alliance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20 : The formal process of party unification of CPN(UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) will begin from Friday.  The party Unity Coordination Committee of the left alliance comprising UML and Maoist Centre leaders is to be held on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Less than a month after the Ministry of Finance (MoF) released a budget for procuring a helicopter and a cargo aircraft, Nepal Army (NA) has expedited a process to buy two MI-17 V5 helicopters.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been urged to take the unification process immediately between the party and CPN-UML to a logical conclusion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The process to endorse law on the formation of the National Assembly (NA) has been stalled in lack of consensus among the political parties.

ISTANBUL, Dec 13: The Palestinian president said Wednesday his people will not accept any role for the United States in the Mideast peace process “from now on,” following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has started the process of divesting its stake in Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse).

EU EOM observing electoral process

November 26, 2017 13:37 pm

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) has been observing the electoral process in Nepal, since 25 October. It assesses all aspects of the electoral process and the extent to which the elections are in compliance with the laws of Nepal, as well as with international and regional commitments for democratic elections to which Nepal is a signatory.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 18: CPN (UML) chair and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the series of bomb blasts targeted against the left alliance candidates were intended to the foil the democratic process.

KATHMANDU, Nov. 1: The Election Commission (EC) has urged all political parties and candidates to take part in the nomination process of the second phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies in a peaceful and encouraging manner on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Supreme Court has refused to issue interim order on a writ petition filed demanding two separate ballot papers for proportional electoral system for upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Newly-appointed German Ambassador to Nepal Roland Schaefer has pointed out the need to publicize Nepal's successful peace process around the world.

‘Success is a step-by-step process’

October 15, 2017 12:55 pm

Souls of My City

MUMBAI, Oct 10: Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan, known for producing and acting in some of the most commercially successful films like ‘Dangal’ and ‘Taare Zameen Par’, says test screening is necessary as it helps him to understand various aspects.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The government has started contract process for projects to be developed by utilizing Line of Credit III announced by India in 2014.

Constitutional expert and adjunct professor at Howard University School of Law Waris Husain has closely studied Nepal’s constitutional process and interacted extensively with Nepali lawmakers, civil society leaders, judges, students of law and common people. His goal is to find out the challenges to the implementation of the new Nepali constitution. Thira L Bhusal caught up with Husain during his most recent Nepal visit.

PSC resumes process to announce vacancies

September 10, 2017 17:08 pm

KATHMANDU, September 10: The Public Service Commission (PSC) has resumed the process from today to announce vacancies for various posts in public service for this year, said a PSC official.

BHAKTAPUR, September 2: The workers at the government offices in Bhaktapur have started registering their attendances in three municipalities of the district.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The process to award contracts of 13 road projects financed by Indian Line of Credit (LoC) III will finally be held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussain B Sial, has viewed that the SAARC process could be strengthened by concentrating on development, poverty reduction and the projects relating to health and education.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Myanmar’s democratic leader and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Syuu-Ki heaped praise to Nepal’s peace process to be exemplary in the world.

KATHMANDU, July 1: None of the local units elected in the first phase of the local level elections have started preparing budget for Fiscal Year 2017/18.