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Parties mull options to decide state delineation

Major political parties are mulling over alternatives to address the concerns raised by the Supreme Court’s stay order in the implementation of the 16-point agreement

CA gets constitution draft

Seventeen months after the second Constituent Assembly election, the preliminary draft of the new constitution was tabled in the CA on Tuesday

Disputes keep draft from landing in CA

The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) on Monday failed to table the preliminary draft of the constitution in the CA as the UCPN (Maoist) objected to some of its provisions

Race for rebuilding body CEO hots up

With President Ram Baran Yadav approving an ordinance on Monday to set up the National Reconstruction Authority, a quiet race has begun for the chief executive officer of the high-level comm

Analysis: A combination of factors made 4-party deal possible

The four-party agreement on the eight-province model on late Monday night came as a pleasant surprise to Nepalis.

Way paved for constitution as four parties reach 16-pt deal

In a major breakthrough, four major political parties—Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, UCPN (Maoist) and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik—sealed a 16-point deal

NPC layout for powerful panel

The government has taken a major step towards its reconstruction and rehabilitation in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake

Interpol warns police about Oz sex offender in Capital

An Australian man, who was convicted in his country on paedophilia charge in 2005, is in Nepal and the Interpol has alerted Nepal Police to keep a close eye on him.

Schools reopen after five weeks

As schools reopened across the country after a five-week gap, parents were relieved that their children were finally out of home but concerns remain how schools will respond

Discrepancies in no. of quake-hit families

The number of families seeking government relief in the earthquake-hit districts has shot up—as much as by 20 percent in some places—raising suspicion of possible wrongdoing

Kaligandaki disaster ‘averted’

The perceived danger downstream was averted, at least temporarily, as the water in a landslide-dammed lake on the Kaligandaki river in Myagdi district started overflowing after 15 hours

Demolition mooted for buildings flouting norms

With a new building code in the pipeline, officials involved in the preparations say houses will undergo stringent tests before and during construction.

Donors, Nepali officials divided over who leads rebuilding works

Opinions are divided over the institutional framework that will oversee the massive rebuilding activities that need to be carried out

Fresh quake rattles country

A fresh jolt that struck the country on Tuesday claimed 61 lives till late in the evening.

CBS explores ways to adjust quake damages in nat’l account

Every year, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) publishes the National Account Estimate with the GDP growth estimate for the year by mid-May.