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Nirmala Panta's parents call off sit-in

Bhimdattanagar : The parents of Nirmala Panta of Bhimdattanagar municipality-2, who had been staging a sit-in for long, demanding action against the culprits behind the rape and murder of their daughter, have called off the sit-in.  They postpo...

Ncell tower at Katawa under arson attack

Khasyuli : An Ncell telecommunications tower has come under arson attack at Katawa of Gaurahawa rural municipality-3 in Rupandehi district. The arson attack took place Friday night.  Cables and other equipments at the tower have been destroyed ...

President certifies three bills

Kathmandu : President Bidya Devi Bhandari today authenticated three bills endorsed by the both houses of the Federal Parliament. The Head-of-the-State gave assent to the documents in accordance with the Article 113 (2) of the constitution.  Tho...

NCP Secretariat takes responsibility to deal with remaining unification issues

Kathmandu  The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Secretariat has owned up the responsibility of completing the remaining works in relation to the organizational unification at the bottom level.  A meeting of the Secretariat took place today...

NCP expresses sorrow over legislator Oli's death

Kathmandu : The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has expressed sorrow over the demise of Province-5's Province Assembly member Uttar Kumar Oli.  In a statement issued today, NCP general secretary Bishnu Prasad Poudel paid tribute to the late Oli...

Electricity to be extended all over country within three years: Energy Minister

Tulasipur : Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun, has said electricity would be expanded to cover the entire country within the next three years.  Speaking in a face-to-face programme organised by Reporters Club D...

'Pledge to work for Lumbini Development'

Rupandehi : National Assembly member Khim Lal Bhattarai has announced to take lead role for the development of Lumbini – the historical birthplace of Gautam Buddha.  He publicly made his commitment to take leadership for Lumbini developme...

Province Assembly member Oli passes away

Rupandehi : Province assembly member of Province-5 Uttar Kumar Oli has passed away.  Oli who sustained critical injuries in road accident died at 1.00 am this morning. informed Durlav Kumar Pun, secretary at the province assembly secretariat.&n...

Agriculture development bank to provide subsidized loan

Kaski : The Agriculture Development Bank is set to provide subsidized loan without any collateral.  A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed among the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Gandaki Province and...

Nepal loses to Thailand in ICC Women World Cup T-20 Cricket Championship

Kathmandu : Nepal was defeated by Thailand in the second match of the ICC Women World Cup T-20 Cricket Championship qualifier today.  The match was held at the Asian Institute of Technology's cricket ground in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand wo...

NCP Secretariat meeting: discussion on report of taskforce on

Kathmandu : A taskforce formed for organizational unification of the Nepal Communist Party has submitted its report.  Taskforce Coordinator Ram Bahadur Thapa said that they have submitted the report of activities carried out so far including su...

NC calls for rescuing Nepali students in trouble in Australia

Kathmandu : The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has urged the government to immediately take necessary initiatives with the Australian government for rescuing more than 1,000 Nepali students who are in difficult circumstances after going to Aus...

Austrian Minister Kneissl arriving Thursday, leading 13-member delegation

Kathmandu : Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, is arriving here tomorrow on a three-day official visit to Nepal, at the friendly invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. This is the first ministerial vis...

Senior-most Justice Joshi resigns from post

Kathmandu : Senior most justice of the Supreme Court, Deepak Raj Joshi, has resigned from the post today.  Joshi submitted his resignation to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, through Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana....

Nobody should harbour ill-intention to take country backwards – PM Oli

Kathmandu : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called upon one and all to contribute from their respective places towards materializing the many decades' uninterrupted dream of the Nepalis for development and prosperity.  The Prime minister m...

FSU election within April 13: Minister Pokharel

Pyuthan : Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel, has stressed on holding the election of the Free Students Union within April 13.  At a press meet organised by Pyuthan chapter of Federation of Nepali Journalists ...

President Bhandari attends National Democracy Day celebration

Kathmandu : President Bidya Devi Bhandari has attended the main function of the 69th National Democracy Day at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel today.  Every year Falgun 7 (today) is celebrated as the National Democracy Day in the memory of the att...

Taskforce submits its report in NCP Secretariat meeting

Kathmandu : A taskforce formed for the organizational unification of Nepal Communist Party Nepal (NCP) has submitted its report in today's meeting of the party's Secretariat.  A standing committee meeting held on December 27, 2018, had ...

PM, top leaders call on President

Kathmandu : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and top leaders of ruling Nepal Communist Party and opposition Nepali Congress have held discussions with President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas this evening.  PM and Chairman of NCP Oli, another ...

Chief Minister terms government's performance satisfactory

Dhangadhi : Chief Minister of Sudur Paschim Trilochan Bhatta has claimed that year-long performance of the province government was satisfactory.  At a news conference on Sunday upon completion of one year of the province government, Bhatta...