KATHMANDU, Aug 31: A meeting of the Constitution Day Main Celebrations Committee on Wednesday held under its chair Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to observe the Day for three days from September 18-20 by organizing various programs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The development committee under the Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to immediately submit a bill required for holding local bodies’ elections.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Visiting Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nobuo Kishi, on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

CHITWAN, Aug 31: Minister for Defence Bal Krishna Khad has stated that the restructuring the Nepal Army (NA) would take place as per the need of the nation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has proposed new population criteria for the delineation of local units such as village councils and municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has started preparations for setting up a separate Special Court for conflict-era cases of human rights violations recommended by the transitional justice mechanisms for prosecution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Member of Parliaments (MPs) have asked the government to set up a "material bank" so that the task of reconstruction of thousands of houses that were damaged by devastating earthquakes last year

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Surya Kiran Gurung has warned that he will not continue in his job if the bill to amend the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CIEDP & TRC) Act is not endorsed speedily.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Minister for Health, Gagan Kumar Thapa, has directed the division chiefs under the ministry to submit 100-day action plan along with schedule within a week.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Committee (ICCWC) under Legislature-Parliament has directed the government to effectively run fair price shops during the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.