KATHMANDU, July 24: According to Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana, the government imposed the new tax after finding income tax collection from the sector very low. He, however, clarified that the tax cannot be passed on to consumers.Fruits and vegetable traders have allegedly hiked prices after TDS came into effect from last Tuesday -- the start of new Fiscal Year 2018/19.

JUMLA, July 16: The health condition of Senor Orthopedic Surgeon Professor Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector, is deteriorating day by day.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held discussions with Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Shahidul lslam, on Wednesday about hosting BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepali Congress has appointed office bearers on Friday, 26 months after the General Convention of the party, breaching party statute rules.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepali Congress has appointed office bearers on Friday, 26 months after the General Convention of the party, breaching party statute rules.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) General Secretary Saroj Sitaula has been arrested. Police arrested Sitaula from Bhrikutimandap while he was going to attend an interaction at Reporters Club Nepal this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The conference of the Intellectual Property Conservation Society (IPCS) held on Sunday formed a new working committee under the leadership of Krishna Gyawali, former secretary at the Ministry of Industry.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Outgoing tourism secretary Maheshwar Neupane, who has recently been transferred to Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), has requested his successor Krishna Prasad Devkota not to get influenced by external power while performing his responsibilities at the tourism ministry.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said his party was ready to work together with Tarai centric parties and amend the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: SAARC Secretary General Amjad Hussain B Sial on Tuesday inaugurated the recently renovated conference facility equipped with state-of-the-art video conferencing system at the SAARC Secretariat, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30 : Tourism Secretary Maheshwar Neupane on Sunday said that he was hopeful that the issue of tax collection from tourists by local bodies would be resolved soon.

NAWALPARASI, Oct 10: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev and joint secretary at the ministry Suresh Acharya, are at odds over the content of the clarification sought from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjiv Gautam.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Revenue Secretary Shishir Dhungana on Friday said that swelling import has turned the country's economy upside down.

KATHMANDU, JULY 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday instructed newly-appointed Chief Secretary Rajendra Kishor Kshetri to bar top bureaucrats and other officials from going abroad to attend 'unnecessary' events.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed newly appointed Chief Secretary Rajendra Kishore Chhetri to stop the civil servants from making unnecessary foreign visits.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Just five days before the second round local elections, the government on Thursday transferred Election Commission Secretary Gopinath Mainali in a row over procurement of luxury cars for the five election commissioners and other logistics issues.

Former secy appointed DG of FNCCI

May 25, 2017 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has appointed former government secretary Suresh Man Shrestha as its director general (DG).

POKHARA, March 26: CPN (UML) General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that his party will cooperate with the government to hold the local level polls in slated date, May 14.

POKHARA, Jan 17: The capital expenditure has reached only 11 percent so far in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The government is preparing to assign senior most secretary of a village council or a municipal council that falls under a to-be-formed local government as the executive head of the new local government so as to avoid any leadership vacuum at the local levels.

CHITWAN, Dec 6: Nepali Congress General secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said that no hilly districts should be separated from the Tarai in Province No 5.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Disputes between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Sports Council (NSC) surfaced on Monday during a program organized to distribute motivational amount to international medalists in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Former Urban Development Secretary Kishore Thapa has taken charge of Bagmati cleanup campaign with its leader Leela Mani Paudyal now appointed as the Nepali ambassador to China.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista has said that the government has been making attempts to invite constitutional crisis in the country in the name of constitution amendment.

LAHAN, Nov 12: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that the UML was not in favour of amending the constitution without any specific agenda for it.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi has asked the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) to furnish within three days all particulars related to the ilakas sought by the commission formed to restructure local bodies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The government has assured the agitating Madhes-based parties that it will start the constitution amendment process in a week's time.

NEW YORK, Sept 21: United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed his interest to make a visit to Nepal.

KATHMADNU, Sept 6: PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also chairman of high-level Federalism Implementation and Restructuring Directive Committee, has directed Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi to expedite the process of formulating a clear roadmap for adjusting existing public administration and bureaucracy to the federal system.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today directed the concerned authorities to stop medical doctors, who are under investigation on the charge of holding fake academic certificate, from carrying out medical practice.

NC Gen Secy Koirala discharged

July 20, 2016 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashank Koirala has been discharged from hospital on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The post of member secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC) has remained vacant for the last 15 months owing to differences over sharing of position among political parties.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashanka Koirala, who is currently undergoing treatment at Om Hospital, has shown signs of improvement on Thursday.

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr. Shashanka Koirala, who is undergoing treatment at Om Hospital on Wednesday morning, has been diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia.

KATHMANDU: General Secretary of the Nepali Congress (NC) Dr. Shashanka Koirala has been admitted to Chabahil-based Om hospital on Wednesday morning.