KATHMANDU, March 16: Victims of US-Bangla air crash are likely to receive less amount in compensation than they are supposed to receive, as both Nepal and Bangladesh have delayed adopting the Montreal Convention 1999.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the new era for economic development has begun in Nepal. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the 6th SAARC Business Leaders’ Conclave that kicked off in capital on Friday, Prime Minister Oli said that there is a need for deeper integration among South Asian countries to steer the region toward the path of economic prosperity.
BUTWAL (REPUBLICA): Province 5 Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel on Friday appointed Thakur DC as the chief attorney of the province. Chief Judge of Tulsipur High Court Nahakul Subedi administered oath of office and secrecy to DC as chief legal advisor to the chief minister. Senior advocate DC, a local of Tulsipur Sub-metropolitan City, is a central committee member of the Progressive and Professional Lawyers' Association Nepal.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Thirteen persons of erstwhile Apex Development Bank -- promoters and employees -- have been arrested on the charge of banking offence to the tune of Rs 1.6 billion. The bank, which merged with Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank Limited in January last year, had issued loans without informing the latter although it had already entered the merger process. The loans later turned into bad loans.
KATHMANDU, March 17: With Gopal Parajuli relieved as the country's chief justice (CJ), Dr Govinda KC now wants Prof Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya, vice-chancellor (VC) of the Tribhuvan University (TU), removed from his post “for working in the interest of the medical mafia.”
KATHMANDU, March 17: A meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday endorsed a special condolence motion and observed a minute of silence over the demise of 49 people in the US-Bangla aircraft crash in Kathmandu on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli led government has appointed 15 new ministers, nine from CPN UML and six from Maoist Center. With new appointees, the Oli led government now has 18 ministers on board.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has raided Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank (NCCB) and arrested some staffers for their alleged involvement in the past embezzlement scam.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s pair Ratnajit Tamang and Nabin Shrestha has won the men’s doubles of the ongoing nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament, defeating the other departmental team Armed Police Force’s pair of Deepesh Dhami and Bijit Thapa Magar 21-16, 19-21, 22-20 on Thursday.