The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, accusing the organisation of bias against Israel and pointing out that it includes accused human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Venezuela and Congo.
KATHMANDU, May 5: One of the two presidential candidates Karma Chirring Sherpa is likely to get elected as president of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) as his rival candidate Mani Kunwar withdrew from the election process on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Sriya Adhikari and her family were elated when she received an email from the University of Texas Tyler (UT Tyler), USA. The email had opened doors for her future: a US$ 20,968 annual Presidential scholarship to fund her four years undergraduate degree in Bachelors in Accounting.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Khanda Lama Gurung, the main opposition CPN-UML's Manang (B) candidate for provincial assembly elections, has withdrawn her candidacy, paving the way for an independent candidate Rajiv Gurung better known as Deepak Manange to become sole candidate from the left alliance.
KATHMANDU, August 8: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) today has withdrawn its support to the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government blaming the government for its apathy to address the Madhes issue.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Even as the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) maintains that there has been no change in its decision to boycott the local polls, several leaders from the party have filed their candidacies as independents to contest in the second phase of the local elections scheduled for June 28.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Referring to the letter from the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the official one, the District Election Office, Chitwan has withdrawn the nomination of Dinesh Koirala as the mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolitan City from the Nepali Congress (NC).
KATHMANDU, March 16: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), one of the seven constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), on Wednesday informed Speaker Onsari Gharti in writing about its decision to withdraw support to the government.
MUMBAI, Nov 8: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes would be withdrawn from circulation at midnight, saying it was part of a crackdown on rampant corruption and counterfeit currency.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Tashi Ghale has withdrawn his candidacy for the post of ANFA president on Friday. Organizing a press conference in Kathmandu, the founder of A Division outfit Manang Marsyangdi Club announced his withdrawal from the race.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The newly formed government has decided to withdraw the nominations of 14 people, out of the total 22, recommended for ambassadorial posts to various countries by the KP Sharma Oli-led government.