KATHMANDU, March 25: Chinese Defence Minister and State Councilor, General Chang Wanquan, today visited the Basantapur Durbar Square where various heritages enlisted in World Heritage site were damaged by the April 25, 2015 earthquake.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Former ambassadors and foreign affairs experts suggested Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to focus on implementing the agreements and treaty signed with China in the past rather than focusing on signing new ones.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Eleven small parties likely to lose political identity under “one fast-the-post voting seat and three percent threshold system” have decided to be united into a single party in a bid to pre-empt their possible extinction from the political arena.
DHANUSHA, March 23: The High-Level Probe Commission that was formed with mandate to investigate the incidents of violence and killings occurred during the Tharuhat-Madhes movement started on-site investigation into the incidents from Dhanusha district headquarters, Janakpur.
KATHMANDU, March 23: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow some parties, which missed an earlier deadline to register for the upcoming local election in some districts, to participate in the polls in those districts. Parties including the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) had not registered for the polls in some districts and the EC said they could miss the elections in those districts.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Wednesday that Nepal has almost completed all the preparatory works to sign major agreements with China including One Belt One Road (OBOR), energy cooperation, cross-border economic zone, transit protocol and upgrading roads connecting Kodari and Rasuwagadhi border points.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Amid pressure from fringe political parties, parliament on Wednesday endorsed a bill imposing a three-percent threshold in upcoming parliamentary elections for becoming a national political party.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Even as nearly all polling stations in the tarai plains remain susceptible to election-related violence and possible disruptions, the biggest challenge for poll security may come from the eight districts of Province 2, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has concluded on the basis of threat assessment reports received from local administrations across the country.