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NC’s Narayan Khadka appointed as foreign minister

Narayan Khadka, a Central Working Committee member of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has been appointed the Minister for Foreign Affairs. President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed NC lawmaker Dr Narayan Khadka, as Minister for Foreign Affairs. He was appointed to the post as per Article 76 (9) of the Constitution ...

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PSC examinees demand immediate publication of final result of section officers’ exam

Examinees of the Public Service Commission (PSC) examinations have taken to the streets demanding immediate publications of the final results of the section officers. The final result of the examination of section officer candidates has been delayed following the Supreme Court’s order even though their interview tests have been already ...

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MCC Vice President arrives in Kathmandu

A team led by Fatima Sumar, vice president of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), has arrived in Kathmandu. Assistant Vice President Jonathan Brooks is also accompanying her on her four-day visit. They arrived in Kathmandu from Qatar on Thursday. Sumar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on ...

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Govt expedites preparations to form new land commission by amending formation order

The government has started doing the necessary homework to form a new Land Related Problems Resolution Commission (LRPRC) by amending the formation order of the LRPRC formed earlier by the KP Oli-led government. The preparation to form a fresh, ‘all-powerful’ commission comes days after the government on Tuesday took a ...

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Oli takes oath as PM, inducts old ministers into the cabinet

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday afternoon. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday afternoon. Oli, who had lost the premiership on Monday after failing ...

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Prime Minister Oli fails to garner vote of confidence in HoR

May. 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has failed to garner the vote of confidence in the House of Representatives (HoR). Of the total 274 members of the HoR, only 232 were present in today’s special session. Of the members present, 93 voted for the Prime Minister, 124 voted against ...

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Petition demands Oli seek vote of confidence immediately, but court rejects hearing

Two advocates tried to file a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding the court issue a mandamus telling Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to secure a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives immediately. The court, however, rejected hearing the case. Claiming Oli was required to seek a ...

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Dahal-Nepal faction reaches Election Commission seeking official recognition as legitimate NCP

eaders of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) including chairpersons Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal reached the Election Commission office at Kantipath in the capital on Tuesday morning, demanding that they be granted the official recognition as the legitimate NCP and the election symbol ...

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PM submits reasons for House dissolution to SC

  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has submitted reasons for House dissolution in writing to the Supreme Court (SC). The defendants including PM Oli have submitted written response to the show-cause order issued by the constitutional bench hearing the 13 writ petitions against House dissolution by President Bidya Devi Bhandari ...

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Chinese Ambassador Meets Prachanda

Early morning ,Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi met chairman of Nepal Communist Party (Prachanda-Nepal faction) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’. Prachanda’s Press coordinator Bishnu Sapkota informed that she reached his residence Khumaltar at 9:45 AM and had spent around half an hour on discussion with chairman Dahal. Earlier, news was ...

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