LONDON, July 26: The statement comes amid stalled Brexit talks, which provoked cabinet havoc in the UK and a disagreement between Brexiteers and Brussels on the Irish border issue some eight months before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc.A

KATHMANDU, July 16:The government’s plan to set up integrated rescue centers in Everest and Annapurna regions remains limited only to paper.

POKHARA, July 7: Province 4 has been named Gandaki Province.  A meeting of the Provincial Assembly on Friday took the decision. The provincial capital, however, will remain Pokhara as announced by the erstwhile Sher Bahadur Deuba government.

RASUWA, June 11: Trade with China’s Tibet will remain open even during the upcoming monsoon season, according to local authorities.

KATHMANDU, May 29: When the country was declared a republic, the people had high hopes that all the ills plaguing the country for centuries will be over once and for all. Although a small section of people remained skeptic about it, a majority of people simply believed in the promises made by the leaders of the then Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the then CPN (Maoist).

UDAYAPUR, May 26: Transport services will be halted for six months along the Gaighat-Diktel road section to uninstall a Bailey bridge put over the Sun Koshi River.

RASUWA, May 23: Pasang Lhamu Highway that connects Kathmandu and China is going to be halted for two hours today.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Morang District Court has ordered to keep in custody to 28 individuals accused of 33.5 kg gold smuggling scam on Tuesday.

DANG/RUKUM, May 15: Chief Executive Officer of Sharada Municipality of Salyan, Mahendra Dangi, was transferred to Lamahi Municipality, Dang. Soon after, another accountant from the same municipality was also transferred to Lamahi Municipality, where he joined his previous boss Dangi. The transfer saga does not end here.

Customs officials can use the fund to purchase ‘doubtful’ goods from importers

CHITWAN, April 25: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said development to be achieved by India and China leaving aside Nepal would not be complete.

KATHMANDU, April 18: All the Tribuvan University Constituent Campuses will be closed on Thursday. To present the mourning towards former register Nilkhanta Lal Shrestha deceased on April 13.

KATHMANDU, April 12: CPN (UML) vice-chairman Bhim Rawal has said that discussions still remain regarding the leadership management for the unification of the UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 16: Nepal’s bid to remain the poorest has succeeded after the United Nations (UN) Committee for Development Policy (CDP) did not recommend the country to the UN Economic and Social Council for graduation from the category of Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

CHITWAN, March 1: The Narayangarh-Muglin road section will remain unclosed during two days on March 1-2 due to Holi festival, informed the Narayangarh-Muglin Road Project.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The government has made a record high achievement in meeting target of both contract award and disbursement for the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported projects in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The alliance between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) would remain intact even if the current efforts to unify the two parties before the formation of the new government failed to materialize.

CHITWAN, Jan 26: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section is come to a halt in the daytime for vehicular traffic from Saturday afternoon in view of the ongoing road widening works.

CHITWAN, Jan 26: The Muglin-Narayangarh road section is to remain closed rrom Saturday afternoon to expedite the road expansion and maintenance drive.

BAITADI, Jan 24: Obstetrical services remain closed since a year at the Talladehi health post located at Purchaundi Municipality-9 in the district due to shortage of water.

CHITWAN, Jan 19:Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section is come to a halt in the daytime from January 27 in view of the ongoing road widening works.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Detained orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC will remain in detention as the hearing of the case of contempt against him did not start on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh has said that the NC would remain in the government until all processes related to elections are completed.

CHITWAN, Dec 27: Narayangadh-Mugling road section will remain closed during night from January 2, 2018.

MYAGDI, Dec 6: The iron and copper mines in the Myagdi district are beginning to be covered with soil and silt due to disuse.

RAMECHHAP, Nov 11: The electoral battle between the left alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) and the 'democratic' alliance comprising Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties has turned very competitive in Ramechhap. Candidates of both alliances expect a tough battle in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. In all previous elections, the contest used to be trilateral as the three major parties - NC, UML and Maoists - would compete against each other. But now the contest is between the two alliances.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had handed over relief materials to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) for distribution to the flood victims in the eastern and central tarai plains in mid-August. But those relief materials have not been distributed yet.

NC must remain in opposition: Nembang

November 2, 2017 11:47 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: CPN-UML leader Subash Chandra Nembang has opined that the Nepali Congress (NC), which has been in the government for long should come into opposition for a few years.

WASHINGTON, Oct 24: The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn’t call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said Monday, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops and has triggered a nasty political brawl.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Defense Minister Bhimsen Das Pradhan has said that the country should have only two political parties i.e. Nepali Congress and communist party to make the country prosperous.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Armed Police Force (APF) will remain under the centre within the federal setup.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 26: The central, regional and sub-regional offices of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) shall remain open during Dashain, Tihar and Chhath holidays as well.

CHITWAN, Sept 7: The Narayangadh-Mugling road that remained closed earlier for traffic during night as part of the road-widening project will operate during both day and night from September 13, the police said.

ROMA, August 9: AS Roma have not given up hopes of a deal with Leicester City for winger Riyad Mahrez but are also assessing other transfer targets, sporting director Monchi has said.

BRASILIA, August 3: With his job on the line, President Michel Temer eked out a victory in a congressional vote over a bribery charge against him that has fueled angst and anger across Latin America’s largest nation.

CHITWAN, June 26: The under construction Narayangadh – Muglin route will remain open round the clock to facilitate the voters heading to their respective destinations.

KATHMANDU, June 19: In view of the June 28 local elections, the Election Commission has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to grant a four-day holiday to schools of provinces 1, 5 and 7. The Ministry of Education is also asked to abide by the decision.

Florentino Perez will stay on as Real Madrid president until 2021 after no other candidates presented a bid to rival the incumbent before Sunday's deadline, the European champions announced in a statement on Monday.

Tax rates remain unchanged

May 30, 2017 13:14 pm

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has not made any major change in tax rates for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Even as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned on Wednesday, his party, the CPN (Maoist Center), looks set to remain a key partner in the ruling coalition led by the Nepali Congress (NC) until the parliamentary elections.

DANG/RUKUM, May 22: While the government was preparing to conduct local elections back in 1992, Jhakku Prasad Gharti of Triveni, Rukum, was instructed by his Communist party to protest against the election.  The local administration arrested him and put him behind the bars for two months on charge of obstructing the polls.

RATNANAGAR (CHITWAN), May 8: The Muglin Narayangadh Road Project will be lifting the partial shutdown of transportation along the road stretch in view of the upcoming local level polls slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has granted a week-long holiday in school for the upcoming local level election slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Election Commission (EC) has stated that the election code of conduct issued in view of the upcoming local-level election shall remain in effect until June 14, the date set for a second-round election.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that although people's living standard has improved, level of poverty has reduced and social indicators have shown relative progress, many goals and targets set out for each periodic development plan have remained unmet.

TILOTTAMA, April 7: Former Finance Minister and CPN (Maoist Center) leader Barshaman Pun has said the incumbent government will bring the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

CHITWAN, March 28: Narayan-Mugling road section will remain closed for six hours daily until the next arrangement is made.

CHITWAN, March 22: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section, which is the main link of the capital with the southern belt of the country, will be suspending vehicular movement for six hours a day from March 28 to speed up the renovation work.

CHITWAN, March 21: Vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section is to come to a halt for six hours daily to expedite the ongoing road upgrading task so that it can be completed before the arrival of the rainy season. The new provision will come into effect from March 28.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) said the weather condition on Saturday across the country would remain similar to that of Friday with cloudy day and light rainfall.