DHANUSHA, Aug 20: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal would participate in the third round of local-level election after choosing one of the election symbols out of six election symbols of erstwhile Madhes-based parties.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expanded the Cabinet, inducting eight Ministers of State today. With this, the Cabinet has grown to 31 members altogether (three Deputy Prime Ministers, 19 ministers and eight state ministers).
KATHMANDU, August,20: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party will not support the constitutional amendment bill that is scheduled to be put to a vote in Parliament later this week, RPP Chairman Kamal Thapa has said.
KATHMANDU, August 20: UML Vice Chairman Bam Dev Gautam has said that the main opposition UML would take an appropriate decision regarding the constitutional amendment after receiving a formal request from the ruling parties.
KATHMANDU, August 20
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the government and three major parties to work together to find solutions to the recurrent problems of flooding and other natural disasters.