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JSP's Yadav faction knocks at EC’s door seeking official recognition access_time2021-06-18

KATHMANDU, June 18: Janata Samajwadi Party  (JSPN) has reached the Election Commission (EC) on Friday  to claim official recognition of the party.  A group of party leaders headed by Chairman Upendra Yadav reached the EC to this effec...

Supreme Court issues interim order against govt’s decision to export Chure’s stones, pebbles and sand access_time2021-06-18

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Supreme Court on Friday issued an interim order not to implement the government's decision to export Chure Region’s stones, pebbles and sand.  A Constitutional Bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher J...

Gandaki CM Pokharel wins trust vote access_time2021-06-18

POKHARA, June 18: Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel, Chief Minister of Gandaki Province has secured a vote of confidence from the Gandaki Province Assembly.  CM Pokharel received a total of 31 votes in his favor while 27 other members cast their ...

Gandaki CM Pokharel taking trust vote today access_time2021-06-18

POKHARA, June 18: Newly appointed chief minister of Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel is taking a trust vote from the provincial assembly on Friday, six days after he was appointed as the executive head of the province.  Ac...

Claims made by Oli, Deuba did not have strong bases to win trust vote: President’s Office responds to Supreme Court access_time2021-06-17

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Office of President has submitted its written response to the Supreme Court (SC) over the House dissolution case.  The response was submitted by Rup Narayan Bhattarai, the acting secretary at the office through the Offic...

PM Oli’s response to SC: No alternative govt can be formed (with full document) access_time2021-06-17

KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister, on Thursday, submitted a written response to the Supreme Court (SC).  The Constitutional Bench headed by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JBR asked the defendants including Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the O...

Govt lifts suspension of int’l flights to and from six countries access_time2021-06-17

KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has decided to lift the suspension of the international flights to and from six different countries which are the major labor destinations for the Nepali migrant workers.  A meeting of the COVID-19 Crisis...

Italy first team to enter knockouts, Wales edge Turkey access_time2021-06-17

ROME, June 16 Italy became the first side to assure their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2020 thanks to a 3-0 win against Switzerland in Rome on Wednesday. The result means they will now contest top spot in Group A in their final group game ag...

Heavy rain forecast for three more days access_time2021-06-16

KATHMANDU, June 16: Heavy rainfall is predicted in most parts of the country for three days more, the Hydrology and Meteorological Forecasting Division said. It has warned of the risk of flood and landslide at some places due to the heavy rainfall. ...

Three killed, 11 go missing in floods, landslides across country access_time2021-06-16

KATHMANDU, June 16: Three persons lost their lives and 11 others have gone missing at different districts of the country due to flood and landslide following incessant rainfall for the past few days. According to the National Emergency Operation Cen...

Maoist Center Chair Prachanda urges govt to gear up for search and rescue access_time2021-06-16

KATHMANDU, June 16: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged the government for the immediate search, rescue and relief of the citizens gone missing in flood and landslides. Issuing a press release on Wednesday, the...

Massive floods ravage Sindhupalchowk (photos) access_time2021-06-16

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 16: Massive floods and landslides have been reported in Melamchi and Helambu areas in Sindhupalchok.  Incessant rainfall since Tuesday afternoon ravaged the settlement areas lying on the mank of the Melamchi and the Indrawa...

Province govts introduce budgets, here are highlights access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Provincial governments in all seven provinces, on Tuesday, tabled the annual budgets for the upcoming fiscal year 2021/22.  As per the Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangement Act-2017, the province governments are requ...

Ghimire, KC recommended as amicus curiae for HoR dissolution case access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Supreme Court Bar Association has finalized the members of the amicus curiae to help the Constitutional Council with the case relating to dissolution of the House of Representatives sub judice in the Supreme Court (SC).  ...

Policies, programs of Karnali, Gandaki endorsed access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Karnali Province Assembly has endorsed the policies and programs of the province for the fiscal year 2021/22. During a meeting of the assembly on Tuesday, Speaker Raj Bahadur Shahi announced that the policies and programs were ...

JSP Chair Yadav announces political, legal fight against Election Commission's decision access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), Upendra Yadav has said that the Election Commission (EC) failed to carry out impartial and neutral role while deciding on the internal matters of the party.  Issuing a public st...

Nepal reports 2,918 new COVID-19 cases , 5,147 recoveries Monday access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, June 14: A total of 2,918 new cases of COVID-19 infection were detected through the 14,819 tests including 9,438 RT-PCR and 5,381 antigen tests in the country in the past 24 hours as of Monday afternoon.  According to the Ministry of...

Supreme Court relieves Krishna Thapa of Gandaki Province Assembly membership access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, June 14: Krishna Thapa's membership in the Gandaki Province Assembly has been annulled as the Supreme Court (SC) ordered not to implement its earlier interim-order passed on June 6.  A division bench of justices duo Bishwamb...

75 out of 77 districts enforce prohibitory orders access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, May 11: Amid the existing fears of the coronavirus disease, the local administrations have placed restriction orders in an attempt to stem the transmission chain of the deadlier variant of the virus.  The district administration offi...

COVID-19 vaccination in Nepal: 2,383,098 receive first jab, 691,494 both access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: As many as 691,494 Nepalis have received both doses of the vaccine against the coronaviru disease since the country initiated inoculation drive earlier on January 27.  According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP...