Chief Minister of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has arrived at Janakpur in Dhanusha district today to participate in the Vivaha Panchami celebrations. CM Adityanath disembarked from a private aeroplane at the Janakpur Airport. He was received by Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari,
The Gandaki province government has decided to frame a mass communications bill to make the communications sector well-managed and dignified. A meeting of the Province Council of Ministers held on Tuesday gave principle agreement to the proposal for framing a draft bill, shared province government spokesperson and minister for physical infrastructure Ram Sharan Basnet.
The province 2 government has financially assisted three MBBS students from the Tarai Dalit community. Province chief minister Lal Babu Raut today handed a cheque of Rs 300 thousands to each of them. The beneficiaries are Dinesh Marik Dom of Chhinnamasta rural municipality-2; and Rukesh Kumar Ram and Pramod Kumar Ram of Ishwapur municipality-1, Sarlahi.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has forwarded works for the construction of a landfill site for the long term management of solid waste generated in the metropolis. Chief of KMC Environment Department, Hari Shrestha, said works on developing a landfill site for use for the long term have already begun at Bancharedanda of Nuwakot,
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)’s Sudurpaschim Province office has so far settled 3,600 graft cases in the past six years. At a programme organized to mark the International Day against Corruption at Bhimduttanagar on Sunday, the constitutional anti-graft watchdog body shared that it had cleared 3,672 cases
The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started providing the third (final) tranche of grant money to the survivors of 2015 earthquake. So far only 16 households have received the final installment of the grant, said the NRA district project implementation unit. A total of 1,580 quake survivors have got the second tranche in the district.
Code of ethics on use of social networking sites for journalists has been stressed. The speakers at a programme argued that code of ethics for journalists on use of social sites is needed as their status on social sites could raise credibility questions on the news contents. On the occasion, FNJ Vice-Chairman Bipul Pokharel and FNJ Secretary
Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota said that the Fourth Generation (4G) service would be extended across the country within a year. At a press conference in the Ministry on Thursday, Minister Banskota added that the government was expanding 4G service with due process as it was disrupted.
The Nepali Embassy based in Riyad of Saudi Arabia has called on all Nepali workers to approach the embassy if they come across any trouble in course of employment. The Embassy also urged the work force to keep it informed if the employment provider company did not offer work to job aspirants or refused to renew the tenure
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has asserted that action will be taken against those organizations not giving the basic salary to their employees as determined by the government. Inaugurating the 5th national conference of the UNI APRO Nepal Liaison Council Conference here today, Minister Bista pledged that the government would be focused
Construction of Miteri (friendship) bridge at Bhotekoshi river in Sindhupalchowk district has begun. The bridge linking Nepal and China was damaged by Gorkha earthquake as well as flood and dry landslide. Chief District Officer, Krishna Prasad Adhikari said that the construction task has been started with the financial and technical support of Chinese government.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has said that the government and the ministry was serious regarding the questions raised over the purchase of the wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation. Responding to the queries raised by lawmakers in today's meeting of the Public Accounts Committee under the House of Representatives, Minister Adhikari said that although
Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Girirajmani Pokharel, has said that preparation was underway to run Chinese language classes in Nepali schools. At the fifth gathering of Nepali students who got their education in China, organised by Nepal-China Culture and Educational Council here on Wednesday, Minister Pokharel said that Nepali students have brought Nepal-China closer
Nepal and Bangladesh have come into an agreement to develop hydropower projects with government-based investment in a recent meeting. The meeting was held between energy secretaries in Kathmandu. According to the agreement, the schemes that the 2 countries agreed upon say that the electricity produced in Nepal will be exported to Bangladesh,...
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has expressed his confidence that the misunderstanding between Federal government and provincial ones would be resolved through the meeting of the Inter- Provincial Coordination Council. In a meeting held among the Chief Minister of Karnali Province, departmental ministers and secretaries today at the office of Council of Ministers in Surkhet, Minister Gyawali
The Federal Parliament parliamentary hearing committee is scheduled to conduct hearing of four proposed ambassadors for India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel on coming Sunday. The proposed candidates are Nilambar Acharya (India); Uday Raj Pandey (Malaysia), Krishna Prasad Dhakal (the UAE ) and Dr Ms Anjan Shakya (Israel). Earlier, the government recommended
Federal Parliament members have pointed out the need of formulating federal laws demanded by the constitution as soon as possible. In a meeting of the National Concern and Coordination Committee held today in Singha Durbar, the present members of the House of Representatives; and the National Assembly said a delay in making federal acts and laws had hampered
The students affiliated to the Nepal Students Union (NSU) close to the Nepali Congress (NC) have been padlocking the offices of the Tribhuvan University (TU)'s officer-bearers in connection to arbitrarily granting colleges TU's affiliation. The student leaders and cadres padlocked the offices of TU's Vice-Chancellor, Chairperson of Education and Chief of Planning Directorate protesting that the TU
President Bidya Devi Bhandari who is presently in Poland, leading the high-level Nepali delegation to the COP 24, the UN Climate Change Summit, had a bilateral meeting Tuesday with President of the Republic of Poland Mr. Andrzej Duda in Katowice. The meeting was held in an atmosphere of utmost cordiality and friendship.
Ten central members of the party put forth their views on the proposed amendment of the statute in the ongoing central committee meeting of the Nepali Congress. In the meeting on Tuesday, central members NP Saud, Dhanaraj Gurung, Gagan Kumar Thapa, Gobind Bhattarai, Gururaj Ghimire, Laxmi Pariyar, Ananda Dhungana, Chinkaji Shrestha and invitee members Narendra Kumar Chaudhary