KATHMANDU, July 4: The Eminent Persons' Group (EPG) from Nepal and India is holding its first meeting in Kathmandu on Monday and Tuesday. It is for the first time in the 69 years of their bilateral relations that the two countries have formally started discussing necessary measures to replace, update, or scrap bilateral treaties, including the Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Expressing strong dissatisfaction over the performance of the present government, major ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) has again intensified lobbying to form new government under its own leadership.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Apart from pledges to make available Rs 1 million in compensation for each of the families of those killed in the Kabul attack on June 20, the Nepal government has intensified its diplomatic efforts to bring additional compensation from the recruiting company and the government of Canada.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The CPN (Maoist Center), a major ruling partner in the CPN-UML-led government has decided to make initiatives to form a national consensus government with a view to 'addressing the problems facing the country.'