KATHMANDU, Sept 1 : A Programming Committee meeting of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has decided to mobilize the SAARC observer states in line with the priority of South Asian regional body.
The meeting comprising of Joint Secretaries of all member states overseeing the SAARC affairs discussed in detail as to how to involve observer states in the SAARC processes.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1 : Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee of the Constituent Assembly (CA) Babu Ram Bhattarai on Monday said there will be no compromise on identity and strength of the federal states.
“Political parties have already forged consensus to demarcate federal states on the basis of identity and strength,” Bhattarai told media persons on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: In the last one week, the police in the Kathmandu Valley have arrested about 145 people suspected of being involved in daytime theft and burglary. The Metropolitan Police Crime Division had launched special campaign following complaints from several people about break-ins.
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Om Prasad Adhiakri of Crime Division, of the over hundred cases of theft in the Kathmandu Valley that took place in the last three months, more than 90 percent reportedly occurred during the day.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Leaders from major political parties have decided to talk to the Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist on Tuesday with a view to include their views in the new constitution.
The decision was taken at a meeting among the leaders held at the chamber of Baburam Bhattarai, who heads the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) at Singha Durbar on Monday. UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, CPN-UML´s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Krishna Sitaula and UML´s Bishnu Paudel, among other leaders, were present at the meeting.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) has urged government and political parties to respect rights of kin of those disappeared forcefully.
At a function organized in capital on Monday to mark the International Day of the Disappeared, which falls on August 30, in Nepal, ICRC Head of Delegation in Kathmandu Dragana Kojic informed that 1347 individuals among the people disappeared during the decade-long arm conflict are still unaccounted for.