Britain pledges aid to developing country to Nepal graduate

British Ambassador to Nepal Nicola Pollitt and Health and Population Minister Padam Giri pose for a photo after a meeting, in Kathmandu, on Friday, February 3, 2023. Photo: Shreedhar Poudel

British Ambassador to Nepal Nicola Polit and Minister of Health and Population Padam Giri are pictured after a meeting in Kathmandu on Friday, February 3, 2023. Photo: Shridhar Paudel Kathmandu, 3 February The United Kingdom has assured the Government of Nepal that it will continue to help Nepal achieve developing country status. in meeting with … Read more

Kailali court sent MP Arun Kumar Chowdhury to jail as he did not choose the right option

Kailali District Court

Kailali District Court Dhangarhi, 3 February Nagrik Unmukti Party MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary, found a fugitive, was yet to serve six months in jail Kailali District Courthas been sent to jail to execute the sentence. A day after a police team in Banke’s Kohalpur arrested him, the court sent him to jail on Friday morning, … Read more

Civil Immunity MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary has been arrested in a 13 year old case

Lawmaker Arun Kumar Chaudhary

MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary Kathmandu, 2 February Nagrik Unmukti Party MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary, found a fugitive, was yet to serve six months in jail Kailali District Courthas been arrested. Nepal Police spokesperson DIG Poshraj Pokharel said that for the implementation of the decision, a police team arrested him at Kohalpur in Banke on Thursday. … Read more

Information commission wants ‘secrecy’ removed from officers’ oath

National Information Commission

Kathmandu, 2 February National Information Commission has recommended that the government remove the word ‘secrecy’ from the oath of office of all state officials. In its annual report for the financial year 2021/22 submitted to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday, the commission says that swearing public office holders to maintain secrecy may not … Read more

In defense of Balen Shah: why the mayor of Kathmandu needs your support now

Balen Shah. Photo: Chandra Bahadur Ale

Balen Shah. Photo: Chandra Bahadur Ali The people of Kathmandu voted for Balen Shah in last year’s local elections capitalThe mayor of the U.S., whom many thought would lose the election as an independent candidate. After his victory, the people of Kathmandu had high hopes from him. Apparently, it was a revolution that resulted in … Read more

Government prepares dedicated law to control conflict of interest

File: Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan

File:Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan Kathmandu, 31 January The government is preparing to enact a special law dedicated to controlling conflict of interest. Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Law Minister Dhrub Bahadur Pradhan recently handed over Nepal Law Commission To prepare a concept note and a draft bill to address the problem that is alleged … Read more

Civil Immunity MLA Arun Kumar Chaudhary was a fugitive, can be arrested anytime

Lawmaker Arun Kumar Chaudhary

MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary Kathmandu, 31 January Nagrik Unmukti Party MLA Arun Kumar Chowdhary has been found absconding, who is yet to serve six months in jail. Kailali District Court, It is learned that about 13 years ago, the court convicted MLA Parshuram Chowdhary and Bir Bahadur Chowdhary for setting fire to the tractor. Apart … Read more

Government plans to build a house for Bidya Devi Bhandari on her private land after retirement

The President of Nepal ordered the dissolution of the House, scheduled elections on 30 April-10, 2021

FILE: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attends the Basant Shravan rituals in Kathmandu, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. Kathmandu, 31 January Raising eyebrows among stakeholders concerned about good governance and financial integrity, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government is preparing to build a house for President Bidya Devi Bhandari on her private land for the rest of her … Read more

Presidential election in Nepal on March 9, 2023

Ram Bahadur Thapa reappointed as Home Minister

File Image: President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas Kathmandu, 30 January Election commission It has been decided to hold presidential elections on March 9, 2023, to elect the third President of the Republic. This decision was taken in the meeting of Election Commissioners on Monday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari is due to retire on March 13, and … Read more

US Undersecretary Victoria Nuland discusses bilateral relations with Nepal PM

Victoria Nuland, the United States undersecretary of state for political affairs, calls on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter

United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland meets with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at his residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. Photo: Secretariat of Dahal Kathmandu, 30 January Victoria NulandThe United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs met Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at his residence … Read more

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