Politics


Three new ministers take oath of office Thursday, October 15th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Three newly appointed ministers took oath of office and secrecy before President Bidya Devi Bhandari at a special function held at Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas today. Those taking the oath are Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel, Minister for Urban Development Krishna Gopal..

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Prime Minister Oli expands Cabinet Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expanded the cabinet and changed the responsibilities of some members. He has removed Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokharel from the charge of the Ministry of Defense and given him the charge of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of..

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NC demands govt to implement agreement with Dr KC Sunday, October 11th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The major opposition Nepali Congress has welcomed the agreement reached between the government and Dr Govinda KC. It also demanded the government to implement the agreement honestly. Issuing a press release today, NC Spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma also appealed to all to continue..

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PM Oli warns of existential threats posed by climate change Thursday, October 8th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has underlined the existential threats posed by climate change such as rising temperature, rising sea levels, and melting of glaciers which have impacted the lives and livelihoods from the high Himalayas to the lowlands. The PM highlighted this while..

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Government appeal to remain on high alert in Kathmandu Valley Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

KATHMNADU:- The government has urged high alert among the Kathmandu folks due to the growing risk of COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley lately. Minister for Foreign Affairs and spokesperson of the government, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali appealed one and all in the Valley in a press meet organized here at..

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Bhalubang well represents entire State-5: CM Pokharel Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

BUTWAL:- Chief Minister of State-5, Shankar Pokharel has claimed that Bhalubang, the state capital, fully represents the entire State-5. Bhalubang covers some parts of Arghakhanchi and Dang districts. Addressing the State Assembly meeting, taking special time on Tuesday, CM Pokharel, further said,..

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NCP Parliamentary Party directs state assembly to pass proposal Monday, October 5th, 2020

BUTWAL:- The Parliamentary Party of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) State 5 has directed its state assembly members to pass the proposal regarding the state capital and the name of the state brought by the government. NCP Chief Whip Bhumishwor Dhakal shared that Chief Minister Shankar Pokharel as..

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World unsafe as long as nuclear weapons loom large

KATHMANDU:- Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali stressed that financial resources spent on nuclear weapons should be diverted to achieving the sustainable development goals for the overall security and wellbeing of humanity at large. In his pre-recorded video address to the..

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