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
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.