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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

earthquake center

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

Supreme Court

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 […]

Bibeksheel Sajha Party demands strong action against corrupt officials

Bibeksheel Sajha Party

Kathmandu / Sept. 12: Newly-emerged alternative political party — Bibeksheel Sajha Party — has demanded strong action against those involved in the series of corruption cases in country including Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC). In a statement issued by party spokesperson Surya Raj Acharya has stated that the corruption cases of Ncell, Tax Settlement Commission, NOC, […]

Provincial and Federal elections timetable made public; Cabinet expansion violates election code of conduct: EC

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Sept. 11: Election Commission has made public the election timetable for Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives on Monday. A meeting convened under the chairmanship of EC Chief Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in the Capital today approved the election programme for Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives. According to the decision of the […]

Govt declares 5-day holiday in educational institutions in Province 2

Office of the Prime Minister

Kathmandu / Sept. 11:The government has declared five days holiday in educational institutions and public holiday in the day of elections in view of the third phase of local polls in province number 2 slated for September 18. The holiday in schools will be effective from September 15 to 19, while the day to election […]

TIN calls on govt to issue white paper on NOC land buy scam


Kathmandu / Sept. 11: Transparency International Nepal (TIN) has called on the government to issue a white paper on the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) land procurement scam right away. Issuing a press release on Monday, National Chapter of Transparency International (TI), the leading global movement against corruption, said, “The government should immediately issue a white […]

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