The Nepali Congress (NC) emerged victorious in Biratnagar—the only metropolitan city in Province 1, with the party clinching both the mayoral and deputy mayoral positions.
Scripting the biggest comeback in Biratnagar in... More
Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the government has accorded first priority to holding elections at the federal and province level within the stipulated time (by January 21, 2018).
Narendra Modi was cheered as a hero and trustworthy friend during his two visits to Nepal in July and November of 2014. He conveyed the impression that he had introspected about the... More
The deferrals of the Nepal local elections time and again have incurred the nation an excess expenditure of over Rs 4 billion, it has been revealed. Election officers and security agencies... More
The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) have assured Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) of amending the constitution by mid-July to address the demands of the agitating party.
After RJPN... More
For Nepali migrant workers, Malaysia has nearly everything to make them feel at home. The climate in the Southeast Asian country is far pleasanter than the searing heat of the Gulf.... More
A team of UNESCO experts is holding a meeting in Krakow of Poland to decide whether the Kathmandu Valley, devastated by a massive earthquake in 2015, should go onto the UNESCO... More
Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday decided to write to the government to enact necessary laws and provide the report of Electoral Constituency Delimitation Commission for holding the Provincial Assembly and Federal... More
Darjeeling is in turmoil and Nepal is watching each unfolding event with guarded support, sympathy, love, trepidation, a muted indifference or all of these emotions.
Nepal shares a lot with Darjeeling, including... More
Nepal is set to propose Beijing for access to two land and three sea ports in China for enhancing connectivity with Europe. The Ministry of Commerce has prepared a draft and... More
China on Friday handed over an aid project of the National Armed Police Force (APF) Academy to Nepal following the completion of construction.
Amid a special ceremony at the APF headquarters in... More
If the early trends of vote count at the local level in the western Tarai are anything to go by, established major parties are highly likely to dominate the election results.
Early vote counting points to a tight race between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML in most of the local units that went to polls in the second phase local elections Wednesday. CPN... More
The Election Commission (EC) has estimated that 70.5 per cent voters cast their ballots in the second phase of local polls held in three provinces—1, 5 and 7.
The second phase of... More
The Madhesis, a people of recent Indian origin who had sworn that they would boycott the second phase of the Nepalese local body elections on June 28, ended up participating in... More
Despite a high amount of political pressure exerted by India, Nepal signed a Belt and Road initiative deal with China on May 12, three years after a preliminary agreement.
It is believed... More
The border point at Banke district on the Nepal-India border will be closed for 48 hours in view of the June 28 election, authorities confirmed.
The second phase of local level election... More
Two former Inspector Generals of Nepal Police, who were found guilty on the high-profile Sudan Scam, have been sent to jail on Wednesday.
Former IGs Om Bikram Rana and Hem Bahadur Gurung... More
Chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre) and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has remarked that the 'people's war' was not a romance of some individuals but an outcome of historical necessity.
A meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) summoned to pick a candidate for the post of Chief Justice (CJ) ended inconclusively on Monday due to serious differences between the ruling and... More
Chairmen of the Rastriya Janata Party- Nepal (RJP-N) have dubbed the second phase of local level election slated to be held on June 28 is only a drama.
The RJP-N, which has... More