WASHINGTON DC, Aug 6: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has urged Nepali diaspora to make investments in diverse areas including tourism and finance in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has urged the students not to go abroad for study through illegal education consultancies.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Israeli Ambassador to Nepal Benny Omer paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barshaman Singh Pun here today.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has asked Nepali envoys in Europe to orient their efforts to explore new opportunities to enhance Nepal's economic engagements with European countries.

CHITWAN, July 28: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the reason behind the weakness of NC was that it seemed like two parties.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister and CPN Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has instructed the lawmakers from his political party to put their points on government's works without any fear or hesitation.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today urged all ministers and civil servants to work with the commitment 'Our Nepal: We are Nepali, We are people's servants'.

LONDON, July 25: The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on Tuesday urged London to provide Moscow with access to the materials of the Amesbury poisoning incident investigation, noting that UK authorities deliberately restrict communication of all victims of poisoning incidents with the outside world.

KATHMANDU, July 24:Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair KP Sharma Oli has called on the main opposition, Nepali Congress, to move ahead by accepting democratic process.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has drawn the attention of government to be serious towards the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, July 12: CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal urged the World Bank's representatives to consider investment in Nepal's highly prioritized sectors, stating that Nepal has already paved its path towards economic prosperity.

CAIRO, July 12: An international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes.

BRUSSELS, July 11: As NATO began its two-day summit, the alliance's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg expressed his view on relation with Russia, stressing that some problems existing between Moscow and NATO member-states cannot be a motive for the country's isolation.

NHRC urges govt to save Dr KC

July 5, 2018 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 5: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to pay attention to the health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who is staging a hunger strike for six days, demanding reforms in the medical sector.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepali Congress has urged the government to forward effective rescue and relief of the landslide victims immediately. The party also asked the government to save the life of landslide and flood victims.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The government has urged the Japanese government to provide support in Nepal's energy sector.

The Portugal manager, Fernando Santos, said he did not want Cristiano Ronaldo to walk away from international football after Portugal were knocked out of the World Cup by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Uruguay.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government again to be sensitive to save the life of Gangamaya, who has been fast-onto-death for a month.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged all to move ahead on the way to prosperity as political stability was institutionalized in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 13: NCP leader Yogesh Bhattaray has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to seek market in China for Nepali cardamom during his upcoming China visit.

KHOTANG, June 5: Bimala Rai, deputy mayor of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality has urged the intellectuals of her local unit living in Kathmandu to return home for observing and contributing to the development of their hometown.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Chandra Prasad Dhakal, vice president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), has urged foreign investors to invest in Nepal, stating that favorable business environment has been created in the country with for formation of a stable government.

Yousef Jabarin says game in Jerusalem 'sends a dangerous message that the world is ignoring Israel's gross violations of human rights'

NUWAKOT, May 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged students to be associated with scouts as it would prepare a disciplined youth troupe for the country along with capacity building and promotion of personal skill.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed a discussion on government's policies and programs for fiscal year 2018/19 in the National Assembly today.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Minister for Finance Yubaraj Khatiwada has urged chartered accountants to become accountable and responsible toward their profession.

KATHMANDU, May 12: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problems related to the liaison office of Indian Embassy in Biratnagar and Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the government to request the Indian side to simplify the procedures for the grant and loan aid pledged by the Indian government after the earthquake in 2015,  during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Expressing serious concern over parliament's move to drop the provision of suspending crime-accused Members of Parliament (MPs) from the parliamentary regulation, Transparency International Nepal (TIN) has urged the government to revise the regulation without further delay.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Speaking at a program organized by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) from the ruins of Dharahara, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli commemorated the loss of lives and properties in the earthquake of April 25, 2015.

KATHMANDU, April 22: On the occasion of establishment of Nepal Communist Party and 148th birthday of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairperson of Maoist Center appealed all communists to come together.

MAKAWANPUR April 18: Defending the previous government's decision on provincial capitals, former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday urged Dormani Poudel, chief minister (CM) of Province 3, not to shift the provincial capital from Hetauda to elsewhere.

HETAUDA, April 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged Dormani Poudel, Chief Minister of Province 3 not to shift the province capital from Hetauda to other location

KATHMANDU, April 12: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli said there is no point talking about talking about trade deficit as the country does not have anything to sell in the international market.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoWERI), Barshaman Pun, has said that 'third-party' insurance could be helpful in minimizing the financial losses from electrical accidents.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has urged the Australian government to make arrangements for providing visa to Nepali students going to Australia from Nepal itself.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that all the activities of his government shall be founded on the six fundamental pillars for achieving the motto of “Prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali”.

DHANGADHI, March 23: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta said that the provincial government has not been able to work in a full-fledged manner due to delay on the part of the federal government to delegate executive powers to the provincial governments.

KATHMANDU, March 18: A joint delegation from the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and visiting Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Sunday called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal Baburam Bhattarai has urged the international organizations working in foreign countries to first understand the ground reality.

BEIJING, Mar 8:  China's foreign minister urged the United States and North Korea Thursday to start talks as soon as possible, stressing that "the sincerity" of all parties to solve the nuclear crisis would be tested.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the security bodies to ensure prompt security provision for the upcoming presidential election.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The private sector has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to clarify on the tax ambiguities particularly in local levels and provinces at the earliest.

WASHINGTON, fEB 21: As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has instructed the government to intervene in the drugs market to ensure people's right to buy medicines easily and at affordable rates.

Portugese football giant Cristiano Ronaldo has publicly urged the international community to support Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma (Myanmar).

UML Chair Oli urges UK to invest in Nepal

February 13, 2018 13:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: CPN (UML) chairman KP Sharma Oli has urged the visiting UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, for promoting British investment for the economic prosperity and development of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Ambassador of Pakistan Mazhar Javed speaking at a talk program in Kathmandu on Monday called for resolving the dispute on Jammu and Kashmir as per the wishes of the people there.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC)’s acting president Kishore Bahadur Singh has appealed the associated sports governing bodies to co-operate with the NOC as it is recognized by the Supreme Court (SC) as Nepal’s legitimate Olympic body.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 4: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the country could face problem in bearing the cost of implementing federalism.