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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 […]

Prez awards outstanding students on National Education Day


Kathmandu / Sept. 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday conferred various medals to outstanding students on the occasion of 38th National Education Day at Sheetal Niwas in Kathmandu. In a statement today, issued by the President’s Office, President Bhandari awarded medals to outstanding students with both the national and international degrees. As many as […]

11:55 am auspicious time for Dashain tika; Help desks to be set up for Dashain festival

Dashain Tika

Kathmandu / Sept. 6:The Nepal Calendar Determination Committee has made public the auspicious hour of tika for the coming Dashain festival, on Wednesday. As per the Committee, the auspicious hour of this Dashain tika is 11:45 am on Saturday, September 30. Committee Chairman Prof Dr Ramchandra Gautam said the navaratra begins on September 21. It […]

TU scraps affiliation to National Medical College


Kathmandu / Sept. 6: Amid criticism from various quarters, the Tribhuvan University on Wednesday scrapped the affiliation to National Medical College. Soon after the probe committee submitted a report, the executive committee of the TU scrapped the temporary affiliation of National Medical College. Earlier on September 3, the TU had decided to put the decision […]

Australia announces Rs 160 million aid for Nepal flood survivors

Nepal and Australia

Kathmandu / Sept. 6: 2017-Australian government has announced an aid of two million Australian Dollar (around Rs 160 million) for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people in Nepal. In a statement, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop announced the support to Nepal in response to the recent devastating floods and landslides. The statement reads Australia […]

Indra Jatra festival formally begins today


Kathmandu / Sept 3 : Indra Jatra, the biggest festival of Kathmandu Valley dedicated to god of rain Indra, formally began today with the erection of a sacred wooden pole (lingo) at Hanumandhoka in Basantapur Darbar Square. The festival lasts for eight days with singing, mask dancing and rejoicing along with other rituals. It is […]

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