Opposition party not weighing in

March 20, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 20: In a parliamentary system, the main opposition party in parliament is supposed to act as a watchdog against any wrongdoings of the ruling party or parties.

FSFN participation in govt uncertain

March 20, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 20: Participation of the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government has become uncertain as differences have surfaced over the content of the political agreement the FSFN seeks to ink with the government before joining it.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Newly appointed Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang on Monday demanded that the property details of judges should be made public.

UN USG calls on PM Oli

March 19, 2018 18:27 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: Under Secretary General of the United Nations and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Land Locked Developing Countries and Small Islands Developing States Fekitamoela Katoa 'Utoikamanu called on Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli on Monday.

Vice-President Pun sworn-in

March 19, 2018 17:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Re-elected appointed Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun took oath of office and secrecy today.

Political synopsis of past one week

March 19, 2018 17:21 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: The third week of March witnessed a sudden flurry of activities on the political fronts including the election of President Bidya Devi Bhandari. President Bhandari was re-elected with 39,275 votes on Tuesday (March 13) with the backing of the Left-Alliance while her one and only rival from the main opposition Kumari Laxmi Rai got 11,730 votes.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Sher Bahadur Tamang, has directed all government ministries and bodies to prepare the draft laws and submit them to the ministry within 15 days.

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Pradeep Gyawali, Minister of Foreign Affairs congratulated Wang Yi for being appointed as State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.

BUTWAL, Mar 19: Cabinet of ministers in Province 5 is scheduled to expand at 4 PM today. According to the Office of the Chief Minister, three ministers will be appointed today.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The government has decided to sack civil servants who fail to report to their newly-assigned work stations at the provincial and local levels within the set deadline. The government decision comes in the wake of many civil servants refusing to go to their deputations in provinces and local units.