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 that Nepal... 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 is taking... 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 had surrendered... 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.
While launching the... More
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 opposition parties.
Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has reiterated its decision to continue its protest programmes and not to take part in the second phase of local level elections slated for June 28.
A meeting of the... More
The ruling parties and the agitating Rastirya Janta Party-Nepal (RJP-N) on Thursday has agreed to postpone the local level election in Province 2 for September 18.
A meeting of the ruling parties—Nepali Congress and... More
A meeting between the top leaders of major political parties and agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has ended inconclusively on Wednesday. During the meeting held at Singh Durbar on Wednesday, RJP-N leaders said... More
The Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday recommended the names of six Supreme Court Justices for the post of Chief Justice that has been lying vacant following the retirement of Sushila Karki.
Gopal Parajuli, Deepak... More
Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the Election Commission would not accept third phase of elections for local level.
Speaking to mediapersons at Biratnagar on Monday, CEC Yadav said that it... More
Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal on Sunday announced fresh programmes of protest including general strike saying that they will not take part in the upcoming second phase of local level elections slated for June 28.
Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that there is no possibility of constitution amendment before the second phase of local polls on June 28.
Addressing the parliament on Friday, Deuba said that... More
The Bhutanese refugees living in different camps in eastern districts of the country have extended congratulations and best wishes to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on his election to the post of... More
Newly elected Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assumed office on Wednesday. After assuming the office, PM Deuba held a Cabinet meeting at Singha Durbar in Kathmandu Thursday.
While assuming his office at... More
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal on Tuesday.
In a voting conducted at the Legislature-Parliament today, the proposal to elect Deuba as the new prime... More
The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday stayed Saturday’s Election Commission (EC) decision to conduct re-election in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City and asked the authorities concerned to maintain status quo on the... More
The Nawaz Sharif episode shows that pervasive corruption has not only acquired respectability in a perverse manner in Pakistan but left to the National Assembly (NA), may even acquire legality. Political instability, poverty, unequal structure of society, unemployment,... More
China has rapidly moved from an emerging popular country in Bangladesh to a lesser pedestal. For a while, China basked in the sunshine of a post-India dominated Bangladesh scenario, but it didn’t last a full season. Myanmar... More
Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to realize that in the current global world its... More
If the US’ new Afghan strategy was aimed at forcing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table, the recent wave of highly sophisticated attacks has shown that this strategy has not only failed, but also backfired. The... More
Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with JamaitUlema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani, for warning that the on-going revision of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) could lead to a... More