Local polls by mid May: PM

January 23, 2017 08:04 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will announce the date of local polls within a week and will be conducted by mid-May.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Even as major political parties reiterated on Saturday that the local-level elections must be held by mid-May, there are many hurdles to overcome to hold the elections within that time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Key actors of the judiciary are at loggerheads and the dispute between them has gotten ugly following the appointment of 80 High Court judges last week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: As civil servants continued to show reluctance to work for the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the authority has initiated preparations to hire necessary staffers on a contract basis to resolve the problem.

LAHAN, Jan 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday viewed that all should come together to amend the constitution which is only the way to address the issues specially raised by Madhes, and indigenous community.

POKHARA, Jan 22: Chairman of the CPN-UML and former prime minister KP Sharma Oli has said the constitution amendment bill was against national interest.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal, which is currently assuming Chairmanship of the two regional organizations- SAARC and BIMSTEC is all set to host the SAARC Program-Committee meeting and BIMSTEC three levels of meetings in February this year.

RAUTAHAT, Jan 22: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that local elections will be held in April-May.

Report on National Park Bill approved

January 22, 2017 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Legislature-Parliament Environment Committee has approved the report on the National Park and Wildlife Protection (fifth amendment) Bill, 2073 B.S.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Protesting against the recent appointment of judges at the high courts, government attorneys have decided to boycott court proceedings from Sunday.