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Five major parties’ Baluwatar meet inconclusive

Five-party meeting

Kathmandu / Dec 22: A meeting of five major political parties called by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar has ended sans agreement after the parties remained firm on their respective contradictory stands. The leaders of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN Maoist Centre (CPN MC), Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) […]

Provincial PR seat allocation to parties complete; UML stands first in seat allocation

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Dec 22: The Election Commission on Friday unveiled the number of seats parties got in the provincial proportional representation elections. A meeting of EC commissioners, presided over by Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, held today decided to disclose the number of provincial PR seats allocated to the parties in proportion to the […]

Provision to be made to register cases online

Gopal Parajuli

Kathmandu / Dec 22: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has urged the legal practitioners, who implement the rule of law, to follow the constitution and law. Speaking at the 61st founding day of Nepal Bar Association here on Friday, he said that the lawyers who interpret independent judiciary, constitution and law should honestly follow the […]

No load-shedding except when there’s technical problem: NEA


Kathmandu / Dec 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has clarified that there would be no load-shedding except the technical problem. The NEA made this clarification after news indicating that NEA starts load-shedding disseminated in different media and social networking sites for the past few days. NEA Chief Executive Officer, Kulman Ghising, said that there would […]

80 per cent complaints addressed at ‘Hello Sarkar’

government logo

Kathmandu / Dec 21: Hello Sarkar, an official portal of the Nepal government, has so far addressed 80.77 per cent of the total complaints registered during the past six years. Ram Chandra Koirala, Section Officer at Hello Sarkar Office said, “A total of 59,186 public complaints lodged at Hello Sarkar during the period were addressed.” […]

NRA targets to complete construcion of 450,000 houses by this fiscal

Nepal Reconstruction Authority

Kathmandu / Dec 21: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has targeted to complete construction of 450,000 houses by the end of the Fiscal Year 2017/18. Speaking at a program entitled ‘Impact of Post-Earthquake Reconstruction on the Economy’ organized by South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) in Kathmandu on Wedesday, Yuba Raj Bhushal, CEO […]

28.5 per cent population poor: NPC report

National Planning Commission

Kathmandu / Dec 20: The National Planning Commission on Wednesday released its first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report stating that around 28.5 percent of Nepali population is living in poverty. The poverty indicators including malnutrition, minimum education, electricity facility, drinking water and sufficient sanitation conditions and others are measured in three dimensions – health, education […]

Committee formed to investigate Super Gas inferno; fire under control after eight hours

Birgunj Fire

Kathmandu / Dec 20: The Association of LP Gas Industry has formed a five member probe committee to investigate the cause of fire at Super Gas Industry at Birgunj. The fire, which started at 6:30 AM today morning, was brought under control after eight hours. Two firefighters lost their lives and another three were severely […]

Forgery case filed against Federal Parliament member-elect Silwal

Nawaraj Silwal, DIG

Kathmandu / Dec 20: A document forgery case has been filed against Nawaraj Silwal, former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police and newly elected parliament member of CPN-UML, at Kathmandu District court on Wednesday. Earlier, the Supreme Court in light of the differences between performance evaluation reports submitted by the Public Service Commission and […]

2,000 get landownership certificates in Mahottari

Lal Purja

Mahottari / Dec 19: A total of 2,000 people of Balawa Municipality and Mahottari rural municipality have got landownership certificates. With this, their long struggle to get landownership certificates has ended. A joint team from the District Survey Office and the National Land Rights Forum reached their doorsteps and distributed the certificates, said the survey […]

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