CPN-UML Chairman and the main Nepali opposition party leader KP Shaprma Oli has accused the judiciary system of failing to enlighten democracy in Nepal.
He said so while addressing a rally in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi district on Wednesday.
Approximately 77 voter turnout was witnessed in the third phase of local elections in Province 2, according to the Election Commission (EC).
The polls took place in eight districts of the province for 136 local units.
According to information... More
China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes, a move that Chinese experts say will enable Beijing to make forays into South Asia, according... More
China and Nepal have agreed to start technical works to build a cross-border railway link via Tibet to boost connectivity, according to Nepalese Foreign Ministry.
This was decided during the recent visit of Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister and... More
US President Donald J. Trump has congratulated Nepali people and expressed best wishes on the occasion of Nepalâ€™s Constitution Day that is marked on September 19.
In a message sent to Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Saturday,... More
With just three days away for the last leg of local level elections, the Election Commission on Friday directed the security agencies to beef up security along the Nepal-India border.
Chief Election Commission Ayodhee Prasad Yadav who had... More
The election of the new Nepali president and vice president is proposed within a month after the election of the new federal parliament and provincial assemblies scheduled for the end of this year.
The government registered the Bill... More
Nepal is confident that there will be no action from China to hurt its citizens, the country's Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyay said on Wednesday, while terming its ties with India as "incomparable".
Upadhyay said he was happy that... More
Increasing global warming caused by greenhouse effect and its subsequent impact has posed a grave threat to the Nepalâ€™s mountain ranges, experts said.
They stressed the need of taking timely interventions to minimise the impact of climate change... More
Election Commission has made public the election timetable for Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives on Monday.
A meeting convened under the chairmanship of EC Chief Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in the Capital today approved the election programme... More
Nepali Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has urged Chinese business community to invest in infrastructure sector in Nepal, as environment conducive to investment has been created in the country.
"Nepal has focused... More
South Asian Women Development Forum is organising a two day event â€œAcross Barriers-International Business Womenâ€™s Summitâ€ on September 11 in the Capital to develop partnerships between entrepreneurs from Saarc, Asean regions and China.
Nearly 80 delegates fromÂ 18 countries... More
Despite Nepalâ€™s repeated commitments to Chinaâ€™s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a sense of uncertainty and skepticism persists among Chinese officials.
Chinese think tanks and government officials during an interaction with a delegation of Nepali journalists in Beijing... More
Sep 7, 2017-Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang at the latterâ€™s office in Beijing on... More
NepaliÂ Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) leader Dipak Bohora, whose involvement in the corruption involving the controversial land procurement deal made by the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) was revealed recently, is set to become a cabinet minister from... More
Senior CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has criticized the government over â€œpreparations on the slyâ€ by the government and Indian officials to carry out field survey for laying cross-border natural gas pipeline without consulting the concerned government authorities.... More
The main opposition CPN (UML) has claimed first position in the upcoming third phase of local polls taking place in Province No-2 slated for September 18.
The claim was made at a press briefing in party central office... More
Investment Board Nepal (IBN) and Hongshi-Shivam Cement Private Limited, a Nepal-China joint venture company, signed Project Investment Agreement (PIA) on Sunday to set up a mega cement factory in Nepal.
The agreement is the first of its kind... More
Nepal will sign an agreement with the US government on September 14 to secure a grant of $500 million (approximately Rs51.5 billion) for construction of transmission lines and maintenance of various road sections.
A Nepali delegation is planning... More
India and Nepal on Sunday began their joint military exercise in the western part of the Himalayan country, focusing on counter-terrorism and forest fighting operations.
The exercise - Surya Kiran - was being participated by around 300 troops... More
The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal for breaching the election code of conduct.
The election body asked clarification from Nepal, who is also a former Prime Minister, as he was... More
The Trump administration's renewed push to seek Pakistan's help in bringing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table comes as a striking contrast to what the US president had only very recently said in one of his interviews about Pakistan not doing anything in Afghanistan to help the US win the war, or even get out of it. Coming from a president who is famous for his unpredictable habit of... More
One of the central problems of Imran Khan’s government is the quality and commitment of his range of advisers, not only for day-to-day politics but for short and long-term decision-making processes. The PM has been more than once given the perception of taking off-the-cuff decisions through speeches and interviews. Even good advisers do not matter until there is a due process for diligence and analysis to not only sort... More
In Dhaka’s swirling political speculations and gossip, the latest is about who among the electoral candidates is wealthy and who is not. On paper, many have declared their wealth and almost none have been found credibility among the public. They know that to survive in politics you need to make and spend a lot of money which, going by wealth levels, would be impossible.
Politics is not just about power... More
On the sidelines of the G20 conference in Argentina, there were two very important summits. One involved US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This was the first trilateral that brought Modi and Trump together.
“The relationships between our three countries is extremely good, extremely strong. I think, with India, maybe stronger than ever. And with Japan, I think, stronger than ever,” Trump said, as... More
While India has been investing in Afghanistan for several years, the changing dynamics of the Afghan war indicate that this economic, political and diplomatic investment may not yield the desired results after all. First and foremost, India’s Afghan-policy has been driven by the imperative of having a strong presence on Pakistan’s western border, which India has been able to pursue—and aims to continue—with the help of Kabul. But the... More
The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), held in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31, was “not fruitful” because of the inherent “weakness” of the regional inter-state institution,... More