More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, says The World Economic Forum in a new report that highlights the speed with which the labour market will change in coming years.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Despite top leaders' claim that the planned unification between the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) had reached the point of no return, the two parties face an uphill task of sharing power along the party line and managing top portfolios.

BHAKTAPUR, April 26: German Development Bank (KfW) has pulled out of heritages reconstruction task.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The meeting of the joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has discussed the potential status of both parties in the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has begun its job from Friday. The task force has started preparing for the National Assembly election and to constitute province government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have directed the task force to get into the work immediately.

BERLIN, Sept 25:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel was embarking Monday on a complicated quest to form a new government for Europe’s biggest economy and find answers to the rise of a nationalist, anti-migrant party.

KATHMANDU, August 21: On January 7 this year, a team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) caught Shyam Aryal, a non-gazetted official of Lalitpur District Court, red-handed while taking a bribe from a murder-accused.

Statute amendment remains uphill task

August 18, 2017 04:11 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: The constitution amendment faces an uphill task in  parliament, with two key parties distancing themselves from fresh efforts to  pass the bill.

CHAUTARA, August 3: Construction of a Bailey bridge has begun over Bhote Koshi River along the Araniko Highway in Larcha, in the district. A motorable bridge at the site collapsed on Sunday due to a landslide triggered by the incessant rain, blocking the only highway to Tatopani, the major transit point with China.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel on Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over the NRA Act and blamed the act for the slow pace of post-quake reconstruction work.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: With just 83 days left before the election date proposed by the government, it will be hugely challenging for the Election Commission (EC) to carry out the basic preparatory tasks essential for conducting the upcoming local elections nationwide.

Task force to monitor housing standards

February 1, 2017 20:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has formed a seven-member task force to monitor the compliance of building construction in town area and check irregularities in this sector.

BHAKTAPUR, Minister for Law, Ajay Shankar Nayak, has said that local bodies' election was the last alternative to give an outlet to the existing political problems.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Ministry of Information and Communications has reached task execution agreements (TEAs) with the subordinate bodies and departments for result-bearing expeditions.

LALITPUR, Aug 28: Reconstruction of the Patan Museum damaged by Gorkha earthquake has begun.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left the joint meeting between top leaders of major political parties and task force members on Tuesday evening. The prime minister left the parliament building without commenting to reporters.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Top leaders of major political parties are holding discussions after Nepali Congress (NC) continued to obstruct the Legislature-Parliament demanding to dole out Rs 200,000 in a lump sum to earthquake victims.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Following House obstruction for the fourth consecutive day, the ruling and main opposition parties have formed a seven-member task force on Monday to find out possible meeting points for ending the impasse.