Dec 13: 6 things to know by 6 PM

December 13, 2017 18:00 pm

The vote count has concluded for the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) for the House of Representatives and provincial Assembly elections on Wednesday. As per the final result, CPN-UML has emerged as largest party with secureed victory on 80 seats to the House of Representatives and 168 seats on provincial assemblies. Similarly, the CPN (Maoist Centre) has won in 36 seats on Houseof Representatives and 73 seats on provincial assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A preliminary estimate by the Finance Ministry shows that at least Rs 820 billion would be required to run the federal administration for the next three years.

NAGARKOT, Dec 13: The lawmakers of the CPN-UML elected to the House of Representatives and State Assembly from Bhaktapur have committed to making Bhaktapur the capital of Province -3.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has stated that the recent elections of a federal parliament and provincial assemblies are the revolutions of the public mandate.

CHITWAN, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shanshanka Koirala has said resignation of the party leadership is not the solution of the hour.  In his exclusive talks to RSS at his private residence at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, this morning, he called on party leaders and cadres to unite to face the post-election situation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The National People's Front (NPF) has said it was positive on the unification of the leftist political parties.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 13: Even in this 21st century, not many Madhesi women dare to join politics. By breaking the traditional gender stereotypes, few women have stepped into politics but they are often criticized by the society.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Expenditures for the two houses of parliament and the provincial assemblies will be  at least three times that  of the previous constituent assembly-turned parliament. The annual expenditure of the 601-member parliament was  around Rs 1.40 billion, and this expenditure will now soar to Rs 4.25 billion, according to a study of all legislatures and their secretariats prepared  in July by the parliament secretariat.

New govt by December 30

December 12, 2017 12:49 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have started doing homework to form a new government. Both the parties are all set to form the new government by December 30 once the Election Commission publishes the final list of newly elected Parliamentary and Provincial members.

Race for chief ministers begins

December 12, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Sher Dhan Rai, Lal Babu Raut, Astha Laxmi Shakya, Prithvi Subba Gurung, Shankar Pokharel, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi and Karna Bahadur Thapa have been seen as the frontrunners to lead the provincial governments as the left alliance and Madhes-based parties begin their search for future chief minister candidates from among two dozen hopefuls.