Nepal is set to record highest economic growth in 23 years in the current fiscal year, according to the World Bank’s new estimates.
In its Nepal Development Update released on Thursday, the World Bank (WB) has projected that the growth... More
Top leaders of major political parties including Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal have signed a commitment letter to abide by the election code of conduct.
Earlier, Wednesday, the Election Commission (EC) has summoned top leaders of the political parties to... More
The ruling CPN (Maoist Centre), Nepali Congress, main opposition CPN-UML have agreed to move ahead the constitution amendment process at the legislature parliament on May18.
In the meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar on Tuesday morning, the big... More
A South African attempting to climb Mount Everest alone and without a permit has been ordered off the mountain, had his passport confiscated and will be fined US$22,000 (S$30,914), an official said on Monday (May 8).
Ryan Sean Davy, 43,... More
The government has decided to sign an agreement with China to become a part of the northern neighbour’s “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” initiative.
A Cabinet meeting on Monday afternoon decided to sign a framework agreement ahead of the OBOR... More
Parliament’s meeting has been postponed till after the first phase of local level elections, amid confusion over whether the legislature should continue with the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki even after the apex court order to... More
Hours after the Supreme Court (SC)’s interim order, Nepal Chief Justice Sushila Karki has resumed the office from Friday evening.
The SC Friday afternoon had directed the Legislature-Parliament to put on hold the impeachment motion filed against Karki and reinstate... More
The government has decided to hand over the much touted Kathmandu Tarai Fast Track road project to Nepal Army.
A Cabinet meeting on Thursday took the decision paving the way for Nepal Army to build a 76-km expressway linking Kathmandu... More
Coalition partners Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have agreed in principal to form electoral alliance in four metropolitan cities including capital Kathmandu.
The two parties have agreed to give the mayoral position in Kathmandu and Pokhara Lekhnath metropolitan cities... More
A top aide to Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba will become prime minister after the first phase local elections are held on May 14.
Speaking at an interaction organized... More
A day after the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) decided to pull out of the government, the party ministers tendered their resignations on Wednesday.
Party Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister and Local Development Minister Kamal Thapa, among other party ministers, handed... More
The CPN-UML and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) have decided to forge electoral alliance for the local level election in Kathmandu and Lalitpur metropolitan cities.
According to CPN-UML chief whip Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, the two parties have decided to forge electoral... More
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has called on Nepal government and ruling parties to withdraw the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki in order to ensure judicial independence and the appropriate separation of powers.
In a statement... More
A day after the two large coalition partners filed an impeachment motion against the chief justice, the Rastriya Prajantantra Party, the fourth largest party in Parliament, on Monday pulled its support for the government.
The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of... More
Nepal's first female chief justice has been suspended after the two largest parties in the ruling coalition filed an impeachment motion against her.
They accuse Sushila Karki of delivering biased verdicts and interfering in the executive's jurisdiction.
At least 249 MPs... More
Nepali Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara has claimed the much-talked about pact on the Kathmandu-Kerung rail project, a cross-border rail network between Nepal and China, is at final stage of signature.
Speaking at a programme... More
Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal went into a huddle with various parties in parliament on April 28 to untie the Gordian knot hindering the full implementation of the country’s constitution passed in September 2015.
Parties of the Madhesi community... More
To further strengthen economic ties between Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Nepal, China will try harder to get India to see the benefits of participating in the "One Belt, One Road" initiative, and growing border trade will help... More
CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that the ruling and Madhes-based parties are acting on behalf of India to subvert the constitution and break apart the country.
“Indian is plotting against the implementation of the constitution, thereby subverting it,... More
Nepal’s economic growth has been projected to grow by 6.94 per cent in the Fiscal Year 2016-17, as per the data released by Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.
This is the highest growth since fiscal year 1993-94 when the... More
The Nepal government has started a process to increase local units in 11 districts of Tarai.
The process to increase the local units has been started to address the demands of the regional parties.
The Sanghiya Gathabandhan—an alliance of regional parties—has... More