14th Joint Commission meeting of European Union, Nepal concludes
The EU and Nepal expressed determination to continue working on further strengthening bilateral ties and underlined the importance of further strengthening the representation of women and disadvantaged groups.
One arrested following theft of fuel and tanker in Saptari
Police investigation revealed the stolen fuel was distributed to two petrol pumps and the heist was perpetrated by the tanker’s former driver and another person.
Fire destroys houses, shops in Dolakha
The fire that broke out in Katuwachaur market of Kalinchok Rural Municipality at around 11:25 pm on Wednesday is yet to come under control, police say.
Canadian national held with 9 kg gold from Tribhuvan Airport
The arrested individual had made false buttons on his waist to smuggle eight bars of the precious yellow metal each weighing over 1 kg.
Foreign policy will be reviewed, Minister Bimala Rai Paudyal says
Bimala Rai Paudyal says the 31-page document published in 2021 is in the process of revision.
House sees heated debate among ruling MPs on political system
MPs opposing the provisions under which they joined the Cabinet is unnatural, experts say.
Lack of citizenship pushes Musahars deep into poverty
In 40 households of Shobhapur, more than 50 individuals above the age of 16 do not have citizenship certificates.
Landmark bill to boost women candidacy in polls
Election Commission is drafting a bill to increase women’s candidacy in all three tiers of government by a third.
More street protests: What do they signal?
They hint at public frustration, mounting since 2015 quakes, observers say. Lack of delivery has made things worse.
Supreme Court rejects petition challenging NC’s position as the main opposition
The petitioner had demanded that the Nepali Congress be barred from the services and facilities provided by the Parliament Secretariat as the main opposition party.
Corruption case filed against government witness
The accused had been presented as a government witness in a corruption case involving a former employee of the Taplejung-based Land Revenue Department, for embezzlement.
National Assembly chairman Timilsina undergoes surgery
The Undersecretary of the Upper House Sushila Acharya issued a note of thanks on Wednesday.
USAID administrator Samantha Power to visit Nepal on February 5
In a statement, USAID said Power will meet with civil society leaders, community groups, students, businesses, and government officials.
Nepal moves up corruption index, slightly
Transparency International report shows the country continues to remain among most corrupt nations.
Dahal in no mood to give Home to RSP
Rabi Lamichhane yet to clear his name, say top Maoist Centre leaders.
Foreign Secretary Paudyal seeks continued cooperation from the Netherlands
Paudyal met Netherlands Vice Minister Marcel de Vink on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 14th meeting of the Nepal-European Union Joint Commission.
Attorney general challenges high court on cricketer’s release
Demands ex-captain be investigated in judicial custody.
Arun III tunnel collapse kills one worker, injures two
The accident occurred on Tuesday morning after a section of the tunnel located at Pukhuwa in Chichila gave way while project work was ongoing.
Nepal ranks 110th in Corruption Perceptions Index
Nepal climbs seven spots in the global rankings but remains in the category of countries with rampant corruption.
Government backtracks on information classification
Experts say it happened just because the drafters tried to incorporate unnecessary issues instead of pinpointing certain matters or documents.