KATHMANDU, April 20: The proposal regarding the deployment of Nepal Army for the local polls slated for May 14 has been sent to the Office of the President for final endorsement after the meeting of the Council of Ministers recently held approved it following the recommendation of the Security Council.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal government has decided to exempt various governmental and non-governmental organizations from paying the air fare arrears amounting to around Rs 32 million at the request of the Defense Ministry.
KATHMANDU, April 2: Though a signatory to the UN Convention against Torture (CaT), Nepal has long ignored the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)'s repeated calls to brief the UN body on hundreds of conflict-era cases where the state and the Maoist rebels allegedly resorted to extreme torture tactics.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Military personnel from various 28 countries are participating in the Exercise Shanti Prayas (i.e. peace endeavors) III being held at Birendra Peace Operations Training Center (BPOTC) in Paanchkhal, Kavre.
KATHMANDU, March 14: Minister of Defense and State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China Chang Wanquan will start an Asia-Pacific tour from Nepal on March 23. Minister Chang, who is a general in the People’s Liberation Army, will lead a 19-member delegation to discuss China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, the Maritime Silk Road and military cooperation with Nepal and other countries in the Asia-Pacific.