NC against restoring Hindu state: Nidhi

September 6, 2019 12:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when a section of leaders within the Nepali Congress including its general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been advocating for declaring Nepal a Hindu state, Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi has dismissed the idea.

Restoring trust in media

July 7, 2019 00:30 am

In an age of unprecedented access to information people of all ages must improve their media literacy

Woman building temple

June 20, 2019 18:45 pm

Local females are restoring the Bhairav temple at Taumandi, Bhaktapur. There is a commendable female- participation in the mending works, from carrying the construction materials for the restoration to help to get things put together.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The government is holding talks with the agitating Kamal Thapa-led Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) today.

The palanquin press

April 15, 2019 01:05 am

The justice system has had a checkered past in Nepal. The chieftain of Gorkha is publicly celebrated for administering victors’ justice to the vanquished. For over hundred years, the word of not just one ruler but the entire Rana clan was the law. There was a brief interregnum in the 1950s when judges and lawyers imported from India tried to establish a semblance of rule of law. However, darkness soon enveloped as not just the speech but even wishes of Shah Kings became tantamount to supreme law.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: ​Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Kamal Thapa on Tuesday met Prime Minister KP Oli and handed over a memorandum that among other things demands restoration of constitutional monarchy in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is preparing to take post-quake reconstruction into socio-economic restoration phase.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has ruled out the possibility of the revival of syndicate in public transport sector.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has contributed Rs 10 million for restoration of Patan Durbar Square as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The ruling partner Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has expressed its support for restoration of constitutional monarchy and directly elected Prime Minister. RPP prioritize the Nepal as Hindu nation and unitary state with constitutional monarchy as its long-term tactical line.

The US Embassy in Nepal on Friday announced Impact Foundation and the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT) as this year’s recipients of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Less than a week after its unification with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has put on hold the agenda of reinstating constitutional monarchy in the country. It was one of the major demands of the RPP-N until party unification.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan announced the US government’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant to restore Gaddhi Baithak amid a function at Kathmandu Durbar Square on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The UNESCO Office in Kathmandu on Thursday expressed serious concerns over the inappropriate rebuilding of Balgopaleshwar Temple at the center of Ranipokhari pond.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Experts and activists have expressed serious objections over the ongoing reconstruction of the historical Balgopaleshwar temple at the center of the Ranipokhari pond in the capital.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Small Farmers Development Bank (SFDB) has started disbursement of first livelihood restoration credit.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Government of India has extended a support of Rs 22.4 million for restoration of historical and cultural sites in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Small Farmers Development Bank (SFDB) has started disbursement of first livelihood restoration credit.