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).
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.
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.
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.
Narayan municipality has officially initiated the tasks of judicial committee by setting up a bench following a couple of years of the election to local government. Among 11 local levels of Dailekh, Narayan municipality is the first-ever local government to officially deliver the service by placing the bench.
Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has urged the Indian industrialists and businesspersons to invest in Nepal without any hesitation. The Finance Minister made this call while inaugurating the 'Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave' here today.
Nepal has seen ballooning trade deficit of billions of rupees annually as it failed to adopt export-oriented economic policy. As per the preliminary statistics released by Trade and Export Promotion Centre, the trade deficit has now reached to Rs 887 billion increasing by around 24 per cent in the first eight months of the current fiscal year.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Ishwor Pokharel, has said that role of art and literature would be significant to materialize national goal, 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali'.
The Honorary Consul General of Italy in Kathmandu Pratima Pande has said that she had put all her efforts to further bolster Nepal-Italy ties.
The Karnali state government has collected revenue of only Rs 130 million in the 10 months of the current fiscal year. It is said the state could not achieve its target due to the decrease in the source of internal income and the local levels not paying the revenue to the state.
Service seekers have been facing problems after the government stopped accreditation of 'smart' driving license. The service seekers visiting the office for this purpose have been facing problems as they are unaware about the closure of the service.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the Speaker of the House of Representatives removed the inappropriate phrases from parliamentary record as the expressions made by others were provocative, indecent and non-parliamentary. Prime Minister Oli further said he did not use any non-parliamentary words rather the expressions made by others in the House were provocative, indecent and inappropriate.
Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has hoped that China would continue its support to Nepal for its development and prosperity. Vice-President Pun expressed such hope during a meeting today with the Governor of Kansu Province of China Tang Renjian. The Vice-President further said Nepal was willing to cooperate with China for materializing its national ambition of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali'.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government not to curtail press freedom and freedom of expression in the bill designed to amend and integrate laws related to Media Council.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari today appointed Nepali Ambassador to Malaysia, Udaya Raj Pandey as non-resident Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam also. Pandey was appointed non-resident ambassador on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers in accordance with Article 282 (1) of the Constitution, according to the Office of the President.