KATHMANDU, April 24: After criticism from all quarters, the government on Thursday decided to withdraw two controversial ordinances relating to the Constitutional Council and the Political Party Act. The ordinances were swiftly endorsed by president Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.

Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project.

LONDON, Dec 29: Andy Murray has withdrawn from next month’s Australian Open because of a pelvic injury, the three-time Grand Slam champion’s management team announced on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The government has decided to draft an integrated land-related bill incorporating the provisions of Guthi (trust) Bill which was withdrawn from parliament in June following controversies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Within three months after withdrawing the Guthi [Trust] Bill in June, the government is all set to take back the disputed National Security Council Bill which the government registered at the Parliament Secretariat six months ago.

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW, Aug 2: The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.

KATHMANDU, June 19: In a tug-o-war between the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) and the government over credit for withdrawal of the controversial Guthi Bill, parliament’s meeting on Tuesday couldn’t proceed.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Under growing pressure and after hearing from representatives of the local, provincial and federal levels in Kathmandu Valley on Monday, Prime Minister KP Oli has hinted at withdrawing the much-contested Guthi Bill from parliament.

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 : The United States has no timeline to withdraw troops from Syria but does not plan to stay indefinitely, a senior State Department official said on Friday, a strong signal that forces could stay until the fight against Islamic State militants ends.

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WASHINGTON, Dec 21: President Donald Trump is planning to withdraw more than 5,000 of the 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a U.S. official said on Thursday, in the latest sign Trump’s patience is thinning with America’s longest war and overseas military interventions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The much-awaited Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Project (MWSP) has fallen into yet another uncertainty after its contractor Italian company CMC got into trouble and decided to withdraw from the project.

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 : The Trump administration will withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops in Syria, according to a U.S. official, as the White House declared victory Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic State militants there.

KAHMANDU, Dec 3 : Qatar on Monday announced its plans to pull out of OPEC, just days before a crucial meeting between the influential oil cartel and its allies, international media reports said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Senior leaders of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have requested the party’s spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha to take back his decision to resign from the post.

LONDON, July 22: Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno is not planning to meet with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who resides in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, during the president's upcoming visit to the United Kingdom, the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said on July 19.

Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington's demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Any civil servant who has applied for the voluntary retirement scheme, earlier announced by the government, can withdraw his/her name.

BHAKTAPUR, April 27: Unitized Students' Organization has launched a campaign to submit memorandum to all local levels demanding rollback of recently-hiked fees in private schools. The organization today submitted the memo to Bhaktapur Municipality Mayor Sunil Prajapati to this effect.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A case filed against the Bhaktapur District Football Association—which had affected the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) elections—was withdrawn on Tuesday.

LAMJUNG, Jan 12: The Tamang Community here has demanded to withdraw the public holiday declared by the government on January 18 on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar, citing Sonam Lhosar falls on February 16.

Rebel candidates withdraw candidacies

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KANCHANPUR, Nov 9: Two candidates, who had filed their rebel candidacies from the leftists' alliance, came back from their move in a way to support the official candidates of the party.

RAMECHHAP, Oct 26: Rebel candidates of leftist alliance in Ramechhap district chartered a helicopter from Kathmandu to Ramechhap's district headquarters Manthali on Wednesday to withdraw their candidacies after reaching agreement with their party.

BIRATNAGAR, September 11: Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said that acceptance of constitution has increased after participation of Madhes-based political parties in the election.

KATHMANDU, August 18: National Consumer Forum (NCF) has asked the government to withdraw the decision to hike the price of milk on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Nepal Petroleum Dealers’ Association has announced to withdraw its protest as the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has addressed their demand. With the decision of the association following a meeting with the NOC on Friday, the supply of petroleum products, which was disturbed for two days, is expected to get back to normal.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal Petroleum Dealers Association (NPDA), which had announced to halt sale of petroleum products starting July 4 demanding rise in compensation for technical loss, has withdrawn its protest.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The CPN UML has called on the agitating Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) to stop all non-political activities and withdraw the protest programs that disrupt the second round of local level election.

KATHMANDU, May 22: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Sunday against the government's decision to withdraw the cases against those accused in the 2015 Tikapur killings.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's government has come under severe criticism on Friday over its decision taken a day ago to withdraw cases against individuals who were allegedly involved in lynching of eight on-duty security officials in Kailali in 2015. Political parties and human rights watchdogs have questioned the government's commitment to the rule of law.

KATHMANDU, May 5: A total of 1,498 candidates have withdrawn their candidacies filed for the first-round of local-level elections.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has demanded the government to hold the local level election in single phase and to withdraw the decision to mobilize Nepal Army in the security of upcoming local level elections.

KATHMANDU, March 30: One of the alliances of the government, Madheshi People's Right Forum (Democratic) has decided to withdraw the support to the government.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Four more parties in the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have officially notified Speaker Onsari Gharti about their decision to withdraw support for the government.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Kamal Thapa has said clarified that his party will not support the constitution amendment bill in the present status.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Irked by the Saptari incident, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) leaders have threatened to withdraw their support to the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government.

Tanker workers withdraw protest programs

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KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Petroleum tanker workers have withdrawn their protest programs from Thursday.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 3: The Far Western University has reopened after students withdrew two – week long strike following a seven-point agreement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: CPN-ML has again urged the ruling parties to withdraw the constitution amendment bill registered at the secretariat of Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: A group of medical doctors has urged the government to cancel the process initiated for providing affiliation to Jhapa-based B & C Medical College.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been supporting the government remaining outside of it, has warned that it would withdraw its support if the constitution amendment bill were not registered in the Parliament before the Tihar festival.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: On the fourth day of Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death demanding long overdue reforms in the medical education sector, the government has decided to withdraw the bill on Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences from parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Madhes-based parties have expressed dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal over the delay in moving forward with the amendment of the Constitution while some of their leaders even threatened to withdraw their support from the government.

Kathmandu, Aug 5: The government has decided to withdraw the proposal made by the former CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government recommending the names of 14 individuals of political careers as the ambassador to various countries.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai on Tuesday warned that the decision of the CPN (Maoist Center) to withdraw the support to the current government will prove fatal for its Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.