Parliament’s monsoon session begins today

Kathmandu, May 3: The Monsoon Session of the Legislature-Parliament has begun today. Speaker Onsari Gharti welcomed the lawmakers and the meeting observed a minute’s silence in memory of martyrs who lost their life in the struggle for democracy and republicanism. The meeting began in the stipulated time 11:00 am. Speaker Gharti read out the letter […]

NRA assigns chiefs to six sub-regional offices

Kathmandu, May 3: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has assigned six joint secretaries to as many sub-regional offices as the office chiefs. Joint Secretary Khom Raj Koirala has been assigned to Kathmandu, Ramesh Kumar KC to Lalitpur, Suman Dahal to Kavrepalanchok, Narayan Prasad Sapkota to Nuwakot, Shivaram Neupane to Dolakha and Jitendra Basnet to Gorkha, […]

Journalists’ jamboree in Chitwan; President to inaugurate assembly

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), May 3: Journalists from across the country have gathered at Ratnanagar of Chitwan to take part in the central general assembly of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ). The journalists have been brought together in Chitwan to hold discussions on the FNJ proposal on statute amendment in a way to make it provincial […]

World war fighter obtains citizenship certificate copy

Nawalparasi, May 3: Brave warrior Chandra Singh Gurung, who fought the Second World War, has obtained certified copy of the citizenship from Nawalparasi District Administration Office. 109-year-old Gurung, a local of Narsahi-4, Nawalparasi received the carbon copy of the citizenship certificate. He had reached up to Iraq in course of the World War. Gurung said […]

Implementation of new constitution should be a common agenda: VP Pun

Kathmandu, May 2: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stated that the effective implementation of the new constitution be acknowledged as a national common agenda. Addressing a programe organized to observe Information and Technology Day here on Monday, VP Pun urged one and all to be more committed and dedicated to bring new national statute into […]

South Asian Conference on Refugees starts

Kathmandu, May 2: A South Asian conference on refugees has commenced here today with the objective of deliberating on the problems faced by the refugees in South Asia and ways of addressing them. Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma inaugurated the two-day conference jointly organised by Centre for South Asian […]

Former PM Chand’s health improving

Kathmandu, May 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman and former Prime Minister, Lokendra Bahadur Chand’s health condition is improving after being admitted to hospital for treatment of a heart disease. Chand is undergoing treatment for heart related diseases at Vayodha Hospital at Balkhu for a week and his health is seeing good improvement, RPP Spokesperson, […]

NRA asks NRNA to complete Laprak reconstruction project in two years

Kathmandu, May 2: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) to work out the reconstruction projects at Laprak village, the worst quake hit area of Gorkha district, within two years. The NRA today wrote a letter to the NRNA in this connection informing the programme approval as per the tripartite […]

Mai Pokhari in Ilam welcoming a good number of migratory birds

Ilam, May 2: Migratory birds have started arriving at Mai Pokhari (lake) wetland in Ilam, a hilly district in the eastern Nepal. It was recognized as the Ramsar site in 2008. The lake this season is witnessing an arrival of migrating birds of different species in a good number, according to a local Kamal Mukhiya […]

Acting Chief Justice Karki recommended as chief justice

Kathmandu, May 2: The meeting of the Constitutional Council today has recommended the acting chief justice of the Supreme Court Sushila Karki to the post of chief justice. The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence Baluwatar recommended her name and decided to send the recommendation to the parliamentary hearing committee, said Law Minister […]