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President stresses economic empowerment of women

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Kathmandu / Sept. 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need for economic empowerment of women along with the guarantee of their equal participation in the decision making- process at all levels. Addressing a program organized here today to release a documentary ‘ Nepali women’s struggle and success’ made by journalist Manju Karki here […]

NHRC praises EC’s effort to ban use of children during poll


Kathmandu / Sept. 15: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has lauded the efforts of the Election Commission (EC) to ban the use of children during elections as a positive move. A meeting held today at the EC between NHRC Spokesperson Mohna Ansari, Election Commissioners Ila Sharma and Ishwori Prasad Paudyal also stressed the need […]

Acts relating to children in the offing: Minister Koirala

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Kathmandu / Sept. 14: Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Asha Koirala has stated that the government was preparing to introduce Acts relating to children to ensure overall development of the children in the country. At a programme organized by Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare and Central Child Welfare Committee here today, […]

ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket: Nepal defeat Singapore to top group A

Nepal Cricket

Kathmandu / Sept. 14: Nepal defeated Singapore by seven wickets in the final game of the group stage under the ACC U-19 Eastern Region cricket tournament underway in Malaysia on Thursday. Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Singapore posted a meagre total of 67 runs after losing all wickets in 28.3 overs. Pawan […]

100 days in office: Education Ministry unveils its achievements


Kathmandu / Sept. 14:The Ministry of Education on Thursday unveiled its accomplishments made in the first 100 days in office. In a press statement today, the Ministry of Education said a high-level education has been formed under the leadership of education minister to improve and modify education policies, programmes, and the form of organisation. A […]

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 […]

National Seismological Research Centre to be set up in Sindhupalchowk

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Chautara / Sept. 13: The construction of Earthquake Memorial Garden has started in Sindhupalchowk district with an objective to develop it as a Seismological Study and Research Centre. Sindhupalchwok is one of the hardest hit districts which recorded 40 per cent of quake related casualty and 95 per cent damages to physical infrastructures. The Garden […]

Home Minister seeks rehabilitation of flood displaced by six months


Kathmandu / Sept. 13: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has directed the subordinate bodies to formulate plans making sure the construction of new houses in the recent flood-affected areas by the next six months. Speaking today at a meeting of the Central Disaster Rescue Committee at the Home Ministry, the Home Minister instructed this. “Collect details […]

Writ petition by DIG Silwal quashed; DIG Silwal resigns from Nepal Police after SC verdict

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Kathmandu / Sept. 12: The writ petition filed by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police Nawaraj Silwal, challenging NP decision to not promote him to IGP, has been quashed by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. An extended full bench including Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli decided to annul the writ, arguing that the decision of […]

88 parties register for participation in proportional representation election


Kathmandu / Sept. 12: Eighty-eight political parties have applied at the Election Commission to contest in the proportional representation (PR) system of election to the House of Representatives and the State Assembly. The political parties had been given ten days (till today) for the registration from last Sunday. The government has announced to hold the […]

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