President Bhandari stresses qualitative development of journalism

Press Council Award

Kathmandu / Sept. 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has spoken of the need of bringing about qualitative along with its quantitative development in the journalism sector with the establishment of the democratic system in the country. She also called on the media sector to contribute towards creating a positive environment for strengthening the republic and […]

Financial irregularities reported in Budigandaki hydro power: PAC Chairman Upadhyaya

Budi Gandaki

Kathmandu / Sept. 22: The Public Account Committee Chairman Dor Prasad Upadhyaya has said the concerned authorities involved in the financial irregularities of Budigandaki hydro power should be booked as per the existing laws. Speaking at an interaction programme in the Capital on Friday, PAC Chairman Upadhyaya lamented that the former Energy Minister Janardan Sharma […]

Prez Bhandari performs Ghatasthapana rituals

Dashain Tika

Kathmandu / Sept. 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari performed the Ghatasthapana rituals as per the Vedic procedure at the President Office, Shital Niwas, in Maharajgunj today,wishing for world peace and prosperity of the Nepalis. Today is Ghatasthapana, the first day of the 10-day Hindu festival of Bada Dashain. On the day of Ghatasthapana, all Nepalis […]

PM Deuba off to NY to attend UN General Assembly

PM Deuwa Leaving for New York

Kathmandu / Sept. 19:Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday left for New York, United States of America, to attend the 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly. This is the second foreign visit of Deuba after he assumed the post of Prime Minister on June 6. Leaders from around the globe will address the UN […]

South Korea to assist Nepal in developing smart cities


Nawalparasi / Sept. 19: The South Korean government has pledged support in transforming Nepal’s six local tiers into smart cities. South Korea will be lending diverse economic support for sustainable development of two metropolitan cities including Kathmandu and four municipalities. One of the other metropolitan cities is Pokhara whereas the municipalities include Ramgram in Nawalparasi, […]

73% voter turnout in Province 2: EC; PM thanks all for peaceful polls in Province No. 2


Kathmandu / Sept. 18: The Election Commission (EC) has informed that the local level election in Province 2 has completed in a peaceful manner. Organizing a press meet on Monday evening, the EC has informed that the voter turnout of the election in eight districts of Province 2 was 73%. Speaking at the program, Chief […]

Sub-Committee passes Bill relating to facilities of former office-bearers

Parliament Building

Kathmandu / Sept. 17 : The meeting of the Sub-Committee under the parliamentary State Affairs Committee has today endorsed its report on the Bill relating to facilities of former office-bearers -2017. The Bill defines former officer-bearers as former Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Prime Ministers/Chairs of Council of Ministers, Chief Justices, Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly (CA), the […]

Govt urges to mark Constitution Day in a grand manner


Kathmandu / Sept. 15: Minister for Information and Communications Mohan Bahadur Basnet today said that the constitution was being implemented effectively. “The local elections have ensured the ‘grand implementation’ of the constitution,” he said adding that the preparation for the local level election in Province 2 was complete, while the preparations for the elections of […]

Country to attain prosperity through IT development: Basnet


Kathmandu / Sept. 14: Minister for Information and Communications Mohan Bahadur Basnet today argued that the country could make economic stride only through the development of Information and Technology. Inaugurating the ‘CAN Comm Tech-2017’ organised by the Computer Association of Nepal at Bhrikutimandap today, Basnet said that the government was going to introduce action-plans within […]

12 Asian countries to forge common viewpoint on Labor Migration

Labor Migration

Lalitpur / Sept. 13: Representatives from 12 Asian countries signatory to Colombo Process (CP) Engagement in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) have convened in Kathmandu to partake in the consultative meeting for forging a common viewpoint on the issue relating to migrants and refugees. The member countries in CP are […]

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