KATHMANDU, June 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the government to implement the suggestions of the report of Auditor General.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed ministers and secretaries to come up with point-wise work plans by coming June 29 in relation to the implementations of policies and programs; and budget prepared for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that expansion of internal tourism should be the priority if we want to achieve prosperity through tourism.

KARNALI, May 22:  Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Raghubir Mahaseth, has said the government new policies and programmes had given priority to the road mapping, tunnel way and highway bridge constructions.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his commitment to work for national interests and priorities by respecting Nepal’s sovereignty with its neighbors based on mutual respect.

BUTWAL, April 29: Addressing the parliament of Province 5, Prime Minister KP Sharma shared that the government would toughen its stance against anyone who’d try to disrupt social and economic cohesion. He added that as the country was heading towards development and prosperity, no one would be below the poverty line.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The proposed unification between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) will be given final shape once the remaining disputes are resolved, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he was committed to end all forms of terror, syndicates and corruption to usher Nepal into a wave of economic development and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: Addressing foreign diplomats and development partners, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the government’s key motto would be ‘amity with all, and enmity with none.’

BUTWAL, March 5: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor, Chiranjivi Nepal, has called for proper utilization of bank loans taken by the general public and entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz has said that one of key areas of cooperation between Nepal and the US in coming years should be to increase growth in Nepal by strengthening economic ties between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Minister for Commerce Meen Bahadur Bishwakarma delivered a statement at a plenary session of the 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO at Buenos Aires on December 12, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has said that there is a great potential of cooperation between China and South Asia in terms of infrastructure development under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal jointly unveiled the two parties' joint election manifesto giving special emphasis to political stability and economic prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called upon the government, educational institutions and the guardians to pay attention to the quality of education in the coming days for 'happier Nepalis and prosperous Nepal'.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepal's permanent representative for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ambika Luitel has highlighted the need to implement appropriate programmes to mitigate the adverse effects of global warming on Nepal's Himalayas.

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Janta Party- Nepal’s Manish Kumar Suman has argued that the 'ego' of Nepali Congress was hurting the coalition. Suman opined that the democratic alliance was crucial to oppose national crisis that was being created by the Left Alliance. “The Alliance plans to start a communist regime in the country. This is why it is important that parties like NC, RJP-N, FSFN come together to protect democracy,” Suman, in an interview with Radio Nagarik said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has spoken of the need of bringing about qualitative along with its quantitative development in the journalism sector with the establishment of the democratic system in the country.

KATHMANDU, September 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for establishing an international level science research laboratory in the country.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on scientific, qualitative and practical education, while pointing out the need to reach higher education to people of all sections of the society.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The 18th session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting kicked off in Kathmandu on Thursday setting up the agenda for the BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting scheduled for Friday.

BHAKTAPUR, August 5: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has called for endorsing the Medical Education Amendment Bill as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Volleyball Association has honored former Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' for giving recognition to volleyball as the national game of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has insisted on creating an atmosphere so that the entire people could have an easy access to treatment from all hospitals across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 9: CPN (UML) senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalnath Khanal, has said that the media has played important roles in democratic revolution in Nepal and South Korea. Leader Khanal is in South Korea for few days.

BUTWAL, May 10: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has observed that consciousness for peace has evolved in Nepal due to the Buddhist philosophy and its advancement.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal chair Upendra Yadav has opined for holding local poll in single phase to strengthen national unity.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Former President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has stressed on the need of institutionalizing the democracy attained through people's movement.

BEIJING, April 12: Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution to the escalating conflict, Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the media outlets should play constructive role to further strengthen the ties and for harmonious relations among the SAARC member states.

BAGLUNG, April 3: Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa has said it is the common responsibility of us all to conserve country's culture.

DHULIKHEL, March 18: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the local level elections would be successful only when the Madhesi Front also moved together with their demands addressed.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the banks and financial institutions should play a pivotal role in raising the living standard of the people through mobilization of the financial resources.

MYAGDI (Babiyachaur), Feb 17: National Planning Commission (NPC) vice-chairman Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha has said stress has been laid on coordination among the different government ministries to increase the development expenditure.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi, has said that the government will take a strong action against the forces that try to disintegrate national integrity and sovereignty.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Feb 3: Inspector General of Police Upendra Kanta Aryal has stressed on collaboration between the police force and the citizens for crime prevention, investigation and boosting social security.

BUTWAL, Feb 1: Defence Minister Bal Krishna Khand has stressed on the need of cooperation from all quarters for the country's development.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 24: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday stressed that all the political parties should participate in polls to implement the constitution.

POKHARA, Jan 16: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that his party had the responsibility of incorporating the feeling of Madhes and Madhesi people.

BIRATANAGAR, Jan 15: Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narasingha KC has stressed on constructing quake-resistant buildings strictly abiding by the building code.

WALING, Jan 3: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Ramesh Lekhak has said the Siddhartha Highway connecting the tourist town Pokhara and trading hub Bhairahawa would be upgraded.

ILAM, Dec 31: CPN-UML leader and former Constituent Assembly chair Subas Nembang has stressed on three major parties' unity for the implementation of the constitution.

Bhattarai stresses unity among parties

December 24, 2016 08:19 am

CHITWAN, Dec 24: Naya Shakti Nepal coordinator Baburam Bhattarai has said that the constitution amendment bill should be revised arguing that the proposal tabled in parliament is incomplete.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 18: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel on Saturday emphasized the need for political parties to show flexibility and mutual understanding for the implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has emphasized the unity among political parties to give the country a way out of the current political crisis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Jeffrey D Sachs, a world-renowned professor of economics, has said that hydropower is one sector that can help Nepal achieve sustainable development.

UML leader Gyawali stresses on election

November 19, 2016 15:21 pm

PALPA, Nov 19: CPN-UML secretary Pradip Gyawali has stressed on holding three-tier of elections in the stipulated time.

URLABARI (Morang) Nov 8: Speaker Onsari Gharti has stressed on the unity among all political parties to institutionalize the achievements of various movements.

Lekhak stresses timely elections

November 7, 2016 21:25 pm

BAITADI, Nov 7: Country will fall in danger unless elections are held within a year, said Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Ramesh Lekhak. “Constitutional complications will arise if the national, provincial and local elections could not be held by 21 January 2018,” said Minister Lekhak.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stressed the need of bringing the Nepal Sambat into practice as the government has already decided to recognize it as a national calendar.