KATHMANDU, May 26: President Bidya Bhandari has conferred various state honors on 258 persons including family members of her own and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun on the occasion of the ninth Republic Day on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 27: As consensus between the ruling and opposition parties to lift the ongoing House obstruction remains elusive, the government is facing difficulty in having the policy and programs endorsed by parliament and present the budget for the new fiscal year on time.
KATHMANDU, May 26: A division bench of Supreme Court justices Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada and Sapana Pradhan-Malla on Friday stayed the government's decision to create additional local units in the southern plains of the country. The court has argued that the government decision was not 'in accordance with the constitution'.
KATHMANDU, May 26: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said that his party would participate in the second phase of local elections. Yadav’s response came shortly after Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), another Madhes-based party, announced to boycott the polls.