Deep Basnyat takes charge of CIAA as Acting Chief

KATHMANDU: Commissioner Deep Basnyat has taken responsibility of the Commission for the Investigation of Authority (CIAA) as the Acting Chief on Thursday. CIAA assistant spokesperson Khagendra Prasad Rijal informed that Basnyat took the charge after anti-graft body Chief Lok Man Singh Karki faced automatic suspension following the registration of an impeachment motion against him by 157 […]

Major parties discuss impeachment motion against Karki

KATHMANDU: As the House received an impeachment motion against Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Chief Lok Man Singh Karki, major political parties have expedited internal and inter-party discussions to decide their take on the move. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman, also the Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal […]

Nepal made victim of external influence, laments Gyanendra Shah

KATHMANDU: Former King Gyanendra Shah has stated that Nepal’s political situation in the past few years has made the country a victim of gross interference from outside forces. Addressing the inauguration of International Birat Hindu Mahasammelan in Kathmandu today, Shah asked the citizens to question how and why Nepal landed in such an extreme and complicated […]

Maldives security chief calls on Nepal President, PM

KATHMANDU: The chief of Maldives National Defense Force, Ahmed Shiyam, on Tuesday separately called on Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal here in Kathmandu. Shiyam paid a courtesy call to President Bhandari at her office in Sheetal Niwas and discussed bilateral relationship between Nepal and Maldives, the President’s Office said in a statement. […]

Temporary teachers stage sit-in outside PM’s residence

KATHMANDU: Temporary school teachers on Tuesday staged a brief sit-in in front of the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar, putting forth various demands. They have alleged that the Education Act (eighth amendment) failed to address their demands. Their demands include internal competition should be held and those failing to register for permanent status be provided […]

SC team pastes notice at CIAA Chief Karki’s house

KATHMANDU: A team deployed from the Supreme Court on Tuesday pasted a customary notice at the Baneshwar-based house of Lok Man Singh Karki to summon him over a case that has challenged his appointment as the chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority. The SC’s attempts to summon him by sending its staffers to Karki’s […]

MJF Democratic elects new central members unanimously

Biratnagar, May 5: The Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic) has unanimously elected 42 new central working committee members. They were elected Wednesday late midnight through the party’s ongoing General Convention. Party Chair Bijay Kumar Gachhadar was given the rights to pick up the party central members, according to party Spokesperson Sunil Ranjan Singh. Nanda Kumar Sardar, […]

374 conflict-hit children in Myagdi

Beni (Myagdi), May 5: As many as 374 children have been identified as the conflict-hit in Myagdi. The data regarding the children affected by the decade-long conflict in the country was unveiled in a meeting of the authorities concerned held here Wednesday under the convenorship of Myagdi’s Chief District Officer and District Child Welfare Board […]

Educational materials distributed

Lalitpur, 4 May : IESDRI distributed educational materials to 70 students of Sitadevi Kali Lower Secondary School based in Chaughare VDC-5, Lalitpur district. The relief materials were distributed to the students on the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. The school family has been moved to safer place after cracks appeared […]

Educational institutions closed

Kathmandu, May 3: Educational institutions are closed here today. All Nepal National Free Students Union (Revolutionary) called the closure demanding the release of the union students arrested on the charge of smearing soot on the face of the District Education Officer of Kathmandu district Shankar Prasad Gautam. Prakash Adhikari and Bikas Adhikari were arrested on […]