Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has given a final touch to its longstanding efforts to unify its various sister organisations one year after unification of then CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre).
Eighty two per cent of the works have been completed under the Lumbini Master Plan. The master plan was prepared by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange starting from 1972. The UNESCO had asked Tange to prepare the master plan for the systematic development of Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
Tensions have flared up along the Nepal-India border in western Thori of Birgunj, Parsa; the district in state 2, after an incident in which Nepalis being subjected to physical assault at the hands of Indians was made public.
The body of a student, who went missing while swimming in the Gokyo glacier lake in Solukhumbu district some nine months ago, has been retrieved. Sunil Baraili’s dead body was retrieved from some 35 feet below the glacier lake that is situated at the altitude of over 4000 metres.
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Harikrishna Karki has asserted that some of the SC’s verdict may not meet the expectations of public even though they were pronounced following the Constitution and the law.
The secretariat meeting of Nepal Communist Party on Thursday decided to hold another meeting on May 19 for announcing the names of the politburo members and responsibilities of the central members. The secretariat meeting was held at Prime Minister's residence Baluwatar, according to party central member Bishnu Rijal.
The Supreme Court has decided to conduct hearing in a division bench on the case on whether citizenship certificate by descent could be conferred to the children of the naturalized citizen.
An expectant mother of Chargaun at Puthauttar Ganga Rural Muncipality-8 in Rukum East district, who was suffering complications in her delivery, has been rescued to a well-equipped health facility in Nepalgunj. Milana Malla, 20, was rescued in a Nepal Army helicopter to Bheri Zonal Hospital in Nepalgunj, Banke today.
New Resident Representative of United Nations Development Programme Ayshanie Medagangoda Labe presented her Letter of Credence on Thursday to Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali. Receiving the Letters of Credence, Minister Gyawali congratulated Ms. Labe and ensured to enhance the partnership between United Nations and the Government of Nepal to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Two Indian nationals climbing the Kanchanjungha peak, the third highest peak of the world, have died while another one disappeared in course of climbing the mountain. The Indian nationals who died are Kuntal Karar and Biplav Baidya, said Dinesh Acharya from Tourism Department, adding that they were climbing the mountain from Peak Promotion agency.