Photojournalists from private media outlets were barred to enter the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas and capture the swearing-in ceremony of provincial chiefs. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had administered an oath of office and secrecy to seven newly-appointed province governors earlier today. Sital Niwas is the official presidential palace of Nepal of Nepal located in Maharajganj, Kathmandu.
The Election Commission (EC) has handed certificates to the members elected to the State Assemblies under the proportional representation (PR) system. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav presented the certificates to them amidst a ceremony on the EC premises today. The SA elections were held in two phases (on November 26 and December 7) last year together
National Planning Commission vice chair Dr Swarnim Wagle has said the government has brought various programmes into operation with the objective of ensuring all people's access to clean energy by 2030 AD. "Energy and economic prosperity are interrelated," he said while inaugurating a workshop on 'opportunities of micro finances for clean energy's future in Nepal' here today.
Speakers at a programme have underscored the need of expanding the diplomatic ties between Nepal and Canada to people's level. During a programme organized by Nepal Canada Friendship and Cultural Association on the 53rd anniversary of Nepal-Canada ties Thursday, they further said the cultural relations between the countries should be deepened.
The government and agitating Nepal Nursing Council reached an 11-point agreement on Thursday. The Council Chairperson Janaki KC shared that they agreed to end their protest after forging the deal with the government. The deal includes creating vacancy of nurses in all kinds of schools and industries.
A committee was formed under Ministry of finance (MoF) under Ram Saran Pudasaini to address shortage of liquidity in banking institutions. It was formed last month in order to state recommendable measures for lendable funds in banks. The committee submitted report to Ministry last week, where it concluded that government does not need to provide relief funds for banks
The district administration office today clamped a curfew indefinitely in Dhankuta following a tense situation that took place over the failure to name Dhankuta the temporary capital of Province 1. The curfew started at 11:45 am. The locals of the district have gone agitated following the government naming Biratnagar as the province capital on Wednesday.
Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all political parties to help give full shape to federal parliament by holding National Assembly election in a successful manner. Inaugurating the election operation and management training organised for election officers, assistant election officers and district election officers to be deputed in National Assembly election here today, CEC Yadav said that
Nepal Workers' Peasants' Party Chairperson Narayan Man Bijukchhe has said the government should undertake reconstruction of heritages on its own. Leader Bijukchhe said this while addressing a public awareness raising programme jointly organized by Bhaktapur municipality, Kwopa Engineering and Kwopa College of Engineering on the occasion of 20th National Earthquake Safety Day on Tuesday.
The Election Commission (EC) today has announced the result of members of provincial parliament under the proportional system. According to EC spokesperson Navraj Dhakal, the commission announced the name list of the winners after it checked the consistency of the procedures and the closed name lists submitted to the EC by the political parties.
The government's decision to designate Biratnagar as the Province-1 temporary capital has been widely welcomed. A meeting of the Council of Minister held under the leadership of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday took the decision.
A common telephone number for ambulance is slated to be launched by The Ministry of Information and Communications in a statement. Government of Nepal is rendering services in Kathmandu valley with the virtue of private sector for the very first time.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjiv Singh has called on Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Tuesday. During the meeting held at the Office of the Vice President, Pun said that Nepal was moving ahead towards political stability after the elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies, Vice President's press coordinator Manoj Gharti said.
The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the verdict of the then Appellate Court to give the clean chit to four persons of Rajib Gurung (Dipak Manange) gang on murder charge. A division bench of Justices Dipak Raj Joshi and Purushottam Bhandari upheld the Appellate Court's verdict delivered a decade ago to acquit Ganesh Lama, Rewat Karki, Ramesh Sunuwar
Chief of Army Staff, Rajendra Chhetri, is leaving for Sri Lanka today at the official invitation of the Sri Lankan Army chief, Mahesh Senanayeke. During the visit, CoAS Chhetri will meet with the President, the Prime Minister and the Defence State Minister of Sri Lanka.
The Election Commission today called a meeting of various five political parties and apprised them of the preparations, programmes and processes of the February 7 National Assembly ( NA) elections. CPN (UML) leader Subash Chandra Nembang after the meeting confirmed that the EC briefed the political parties on the poll programmes and processes.
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has banned the movement of four- wheeler on inner route of seven wards within the metropolis from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
CPN (UML) senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalnath Khanal, has said the next government would be formed on mid-February. Speaking at a programme organized to mark Ghale Lhosar in district headquarters, Besisahar, on Monday, leader Khanal claimed that the next government would be of left alliance.
Fuel traders of Doti district are furious with the supply chain of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) as they have claimed that the tankers of Nepal Oil Corporation have been delivering less than the said amount of petroleum. What's more is that the fuel traders have estimated that the NOC tankers have been supplying them four percent less petroleum in average.
Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that authority should be given to the Election Commission to announce election date. Inaugurating the newly constructed building of Regional Election Office at Biratnagar today, CEC Yadav expressed the view that such act would make the EC powerful and it would help to hold the election in an easy and smooth