CPN-UML divided over recalling sports minister

Rival factions led by UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal are at loggerheads over whether to sack Sports Minister Purushottam Poudel

Most students pass with ‘B’ grade

A majority of students have passed the first ever technical category of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations with ‘B’ grades.

Recruiting agencies stage protests

Recruiting agencies on Sunday picketed the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) demanding withdrawal of a new provision that mandates foreign employers to provide free visa

‘No progress’ on legalising same sex marriage

In a landmark decision, the United States’ Supreme Court legalised same sex marriage nationwide, a move that was celebrated by LGBT supporters all over the world, including in Nepal.

Maoists, UML to press PM to issue statute at earliest

CPN-UML and UCPN(Maoist) have reached an understanding to put pressure on Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to promulgate the new constitution through a fast-track approach.

Nafea to protest free visa, ticket provision

Nafea has announced a protest against the government’s decision to provide free visa and free air ticket to the workers visiting the Gulf countries and Malaysia.

Debris to be used in reconstruction

More than 3.9 million tonnes debris is expected to accumulate from the earthquake-damaged buildings inside Kathmandu Valley after their demolition

Ratna Park set to re-open this week

The Kathmandu Metropo- litan City (KMC) is set to re-open Ratna Park this week.

NA hands over relief materials to quake victims

The Bhairab Prasad Battalion on Saturday handed over relief materials and teaching materials along with other logistical supports for orphanage and physically disabled students

Citizenship through mother: Youth activists protest ‘regressive’ provision

Youth groups and women rights activists said they will continue to press the CA to make changes to what they say is a regressive citizenship provision in the draft constitution.

Graft case filed against 33 individuals

A corruption case was filed at the Special Court on Friday against 33 individuals, including an Under-secretary at the Department of Foreign Employment

Donors’ meet a success: PM

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction (ICNR) on Thursday was a success.

‘Conduct soil, structure tests for quake-resistant houses’

Geologists have stressed on the need for soil testing before constructing houses and regular technical inspection during the construction process during a programme organised in the Capital

Censorious tweets calls for aid accountability

As doors at the donor conference opened and pledges began to pour into Nepal Thursday morning, so did the tweets, commentaries and speculations on social media.

Wang visits quake victims in Tundikhel

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed optimism that Nepal will rise from the rubble.