UML: Extremist forces threat to statute writing

The ruling CPN-UML leaders have said that growing influence of right and ultra-leftist forces has undermined the constitution writing process.

Bhattarai vows justice for gang-rape victim

UCPN (Maoist) leader Baburam Bhattarai has vowed to do everything possible from his part to ensure justice to Puja Bohara, a gang-rape victim

Free dialysis for patients with Hepatitis B, C: HOTC

Following criticisms from various quarters that Hepatitis B and C was spread among kidney transplant patients due to the carelessness of health workers

Demand to reinstate Prithvi Jayanti

A delegation comprising leaders from Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and members of civil society on Wednesday met with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala

Judicial Council not to honour judges this time

The Judicial Council (JC) will not felicitate any judges on the occasion of its establishment anniversary on Thursday, as per the tradition that started three years ago.

Pak mission opens condolence book

A condolence book has been opened at the Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu on Wednesday for those who are interested to offer their condolences to people killed in Tuesday’s deadly attack

‘Tortured for years’, woman seeks justice

Twenty-nine-year old Sharmila Gothe has been hospitalised after being assaulted by her husband and brother-in-law over a minor dispute.

Dalit panel without members for a year

The National Dalit Commission has been without members for a year, hampering its work on championing Dalit rights.

MPs divided over statute procedure

Procedural dispute on settling the contentious issues of constitution writing dominated the Constituent Assembly Hall, as lawmakers met for the second day on Tuesday

Saarc project irregularities: CIAA starts investigation

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started investigation into irregularities concerning infrastructure development and beautification for the 18th Saarc Summit

Govt offices begin double shift

Various government offices started working on two shifts on Tuesday—from 6 am to 6 pm—to provide necessary services to the general public.

Chands’s party working on ‘revolutionary doctrine’

The CPN Maoist is planning to endorse a ‘more revolutionary’ political doctrine that includes long term plan of administering parallel local bodies to form a paramilitary setup.

Dilly-dallying employees to face action: Minister Pandit

Minister for General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit has warned of taking action against the employees who dillydally while providing services to the service seekers

Flexibility a far cry as CA deliberations begin

There has been no let up in discordant voices between the ruling and the opposition parties regarding constitution drafting process, as evidenced in the full house meeting

PDCC must settle disputes: Maoists

The main opposition UCPN (Maoist) said on Monday that the disputed issues should be returned to the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee for settlement

House panel instructs probe in 2 weeks

Good Governance and Monitoring Committee (GGMC) of Parliament has directed the Education Ministry to probe the incident of MBBS entrance question paper leak and submit a report in two weeks.

Govt to felicitate Nobel laureate

The government will felicitate the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi next week, the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare said on Monday.

Asia-Pacific LDC ministerial meet begins today

Nepal government in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS (UNOHRLLS) is organising a three-day Ministerial Meeting

UML forms Politburo; Oli holds most seats

The CPN-UML on Sunday formed a 62-member Politburo on consensus, ending the dispute between party Chairman KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal

MoFA to ask for UK envoy’s take

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to ask for an explanation from British Ambassador Andrew Sparkes