KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A senior leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India has suggested to Nepal to pursue a “Look South” policy in its foreign policy orientation keeping in view the "immense benefit" Nepal can reap from India, India Ocean and beyond.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Communist Party senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has left for Gansu province in the People's Republic of China to participate in the Belt and Road Enterprises International Economic and Trade Communication Fair.
NEWCASTLE, July 3: The highest ranking Catholic official to ever be convicted of concealing sexual crimes against children has been sentenced to 12 months in Australia for covering up abuse by a pedophile priest.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Senior Surgeon Dr Goinda KC has threatened to stage fast-unto-death from Friday saying that the government is not drafting Replacement Bill in line with the Education Ordinance issued earlier.
KATHMANDU, March 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to a senior-most member of House of Representatives and National Assembly, Mahantha Thakur and Tara Devi Bhatta respectively today.
DHADING, March 3: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently. When she came to know of it a few months back and that she was eligible for it, she turned restless. The allowance amount would be sufficient for the old grandmother of several children in the remote village. She expedited inquiry into the allowance.
DHADING, Feb 28: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently.
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (RSS): Senior citizens have demanded an increment in the old age allowance.
Currently, State provides monthly allowance of Rs 2,000 to senior citizens above 70 under the Social Security Allowance Scheme.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 3: A helicopter carrying Kuwait's military chief of staff crashed in Bangladesh on Wednesday, but only one person on board suffered minor injuries, Kuwait's news agency reported.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The UK's Department for International Development (DFID), Nepal, has apologized after one of its senior staffers was found campaigning for free Madhes and denouncing the widely-supported elections on the social media platform.
RIYADH, Nov 29: Senior Saudi Arabian prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, has been freed after agreeing to pay over $1 billion to settle corruption allegations against him, a Saudi official said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: At a time when international agencies have welcomed the upcoming elections, a staff at the Department for International Development (DFID) has vehemently urged voters to boycott the elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly in his Facebook profile.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the Madhes-centric Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have forged electoral adjustments in their attempt to ensure victory for their top leaders in various electoral constituencies.
GORKHA, Oct 27: Gorkha district has become a battleground for senior leaders of major parties in the upcoming federal parliament elections. While the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Chief Whip Chin Kaji Shrestha is contesting the parliamentary polls from constituency 1 of the district, the leftist alliance consisting mainly of the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center has fielded Maoist Center Area 4 in-charge Hari Adhikari as candidate in the same constituency.
NEPALGUNJ, Oct 8: Within a few days of quitting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Pashupati Dayal Mishra decided to run for the upcoming elections from Banke (constituency number 2) with the election symbol 'sun' of CPN-UML.
NEPALGUNJ, Oct 9: Within a few days of quitting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Pashupati Dayal Mishra decided to run for the upcoming elections from Banke (constituency number 2) with the election symbol 'sun' of CPN-UML.
BANGKOK, August 27: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed to show up for a negligence ruling in which she faced up to 10 years in prison.
BANGKOK, August 26: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed to show up for a negligence ruling in which she faced up to 10 years in prison.
KATHMANDU, August 10: The 18th session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting kicked off in the Capital today. The two-day meeting will set the agenda for the 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting scheduled for August 11.
RAUTHAT, July 21:Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has accused Rastriya Janata Party- Nepal(RJPN) of being reluctant to partake in the local level polls due to their being afraid of people.
KATHMANDU, May 12: While millions of people are preparing to cast their votes to elect their local level representatives after two decades on Sunday, most of the senior leaders including the president, former president and former prime ministers will not cast their vote in the first phase of the local polls.
KHOTANG, April 18: It has been more than 19 years since octogenarian Goma Dahal of Rupakot cast vote the last time. She was sixty- three years old during the local elections of 1997. At that time she didn't need a stick to walk. But at 82, she can't walk without the help of a stick now. Although she has turned weak and frail waiting for the elections, her spirit is still the same.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Shekhar Golchha has been elected the senior vice-president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI). In the elections, held during the 51st annual general assembly on Tuesday, Golchha, the Director of the Golchha Organization, received 63.3 percent of the total votes cast while his competitor Kishor Kumar Pradhan received 36.7 percent.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Kishor Pradhan, a candidate for the post of senior vice-president in the upcoming election of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), has accused the incumbent president and senior vice-president of violating the election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, April 4: Shekhar Golchha and Kishor Pradhan will contest for the post of senior vice president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) in the upcoming elections. According to a new amendment made in 2016, whoever becomes vice president from this election will automatically become the president after three years.
WASHINGTON, March 26: A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda military commander Qari Yasin, who has been linked to numerous attacks in Pakistan, the US military confirmed on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The 17th session of senior officials' meeting of the Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) all is set to take place in Kathmandu on February 5.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, inaugurating the Senior Citizens' Festival amidst a function here today, has said that senior citizens' contribution was an important asset of the nation.