KATHMANDU, June 23: A national convention of Nepali Congress (NC) district presidents that ended with a 21-point Hetauda Declaration on Friday concluded that the controversial remarks by ruling party leaders about introducing a directly elected executive presidential system were aimed at pushing the country toward a fresh round of instability.

DAMAK, April 27: A delegation of the Bhutanese refugees has met with Nepal Government officials seeking a resolution to the long-standing problems faced by the refugees.

KATHMANDU, APRIL 17: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have agreed to make a last-ditch effort to unify the two left parties on April 22 as previously agreed.

SEATTLE, March 28:  Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor’s orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index plunged 26.92 points this week to close at 1,386.98 points on Thursday--the last trading day of the week.

DOLAKHA, Jan 31: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) is facing the risk of missing its completion deadline due to the negligence of Indian company Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd - the contractor of the mega project's hydro-mechanical works.

PALPA, Dec 16: House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly parliamentarians of Palpa have proposed Butwal as the capital of Province 5 in a press statement.

GENEVA, Dec 14: The U.N. Syria envoy has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to “have the courage” to push the Syrian government to accept new elections and a new constitution.

Push on economy

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CHITWAN, Nov 30: CPN (Maoist Centre) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he wished to trigger a significant push for development in the country.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5: Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O).

HAGATNA, Guam, August 15: The nuclear conflict with North Korea that has made Guam the target of a threatened attack has led to new calls to change the government of the Pacific island whose inhabitants are American citizens but have no say in electing the president or the use of military force.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Medical personnel and civil society members staged protests across the country on Wednesday to pile pressure on the government to address Dr Govinda KC's demands.

US President Donald Trump’s plans for sharp cuts to corporate taxes will lead Israeli technology companies, a lynchpin of Israel’s economy, to consider shifting their domicile to the United States, industry and accountancy executives say.

SEOUL, March 27: South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled her from power.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Giving full shape to the Election Commission (EC) has become a complicated task after the major political parties started pitching hard for their own candidates for the vacant posts of commissioner.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The ruling coalition has reached an understanding to table the constitution amendment bill in parliament despite the obstruction by the main opposition CPN-UML and eight other fringe parties.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 65.59 points this week to close at 1,534.03 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The stock market has been in a freefall for the last five weeks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Social media has reversed the trend of public complaints registered at Hello Sarkar, a popular government desk that receives grievances from the general public both within and outside the country.

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, in the latest effort to broaden the appeal and boost the user base of the social network.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Nepal and India on Friday signed an agreement for a line of credit (LoC) of US$ 750 million for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Stakeholders have raised their concerns over government's failure to force medical colleges to slash the fees for MBBS program in line with its own guideline.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Expressing strong dissatisfaction over the performance of the present government, major ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) has again intensified lobbying to form new government under its own leadership.

KAKATA, (Liberia), June 28:  First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia to launch her latest Africa visit Monday, urging the teens in one of the world's poorest countries to keep fighting to stay in school.