KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) that are set to form a new government under the leadership of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal are likely to be joined by 14 other political parties in the new coalition.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The government is planning to stop transfers of local development officers (LDOs) in all 75 districts till mid-March next year upon the recommendation of the commission to determine and fix the number and boundaries of local bodies. The commission has said that the transfer of the LDOs will hamper its task.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Lack of awareness of the law and the social stigma around human trafficking keep many victims in Nepal from approaching the courts, even as the number of such cases being prosecuted is slowly rising, a district court judge said.
KATHMANDU, July 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday asked the parliament to initiate the process of forming a new government on the basis of political understanding within seven days. Earlier on Sunday, she had approved Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's resignation.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sadness over the loss of more than 150 lives, with hundreds missing and property worth billions damaged in the devastating floods triggered by heavy rainfall in north and central China since the past few days.
KATHMANDU, July 25: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has invited the top leaders of three major political parties to discuss on latest political development in the changed context at her office, Shital Niwas.