NC lawmakers from Tarai-Madhes seek party role in resoling problem

March 17, 2017: Nepali Congress ( NC) lawmakers and central members representing the Tarai-Madhes have demanded that the party central committee meeting scheduled for upcoming March 23 should take a substantive decision regarding the matter of constitution amendment . A meeting of party lawmakers and central members from Tarai-Madhes held in Singha Durbar this morning stressed that the party should formally from its upcoming central committee meeting decide to move the constitution amendment process ahead. Most of lawmakers present...

Search expedited for legally and illegally possessed firearms in Chitwan

March 17, 2017: As the local level’s election is drawing closer, the local authority in Chitwan district has stepped up the search and surveillance of arms, especially firearms that is kept by the members of public either legally or illegally in view of security concern during the election. According to the District Administration Office (DAO) Chitwan, a total of 204 people in the district have kept the arms for security reasons and various other reasons, of them only 115...

UN ESCAP executive secretary for Asia, Pacific calls on PM Dahal

March 17:Visiting Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), Shamshad Akhtar, today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal ‘Dahal’ Prachanda. During the meeting took place at the Singha Durbar-based Office of Prime Minister, the two discussed about the matters relating to the UN ESCAP affairs. The Commission that was established in 1947 AD presently comprises 53 countries including Nepal in Asia-Pacific region as its members while...

Mechi-Mahakali campaign successful: Chair Oli

March 17: CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli today said the party has successfully concluded the Mechi – Mahakali Campaign. At a press meet held to announce the conclusion of the campaign at Bhimdattanagar this morning, leader Oli said the party was overwhelmed and glad to see active, enthusiastic and spontaneous participation of the people in the campaign. He thanked the mass for their participation and support during the campaign. The former Prime Minister said the incumbent government in...

44 students expelled from exams in Mahottari

March 17, 2017: Forty four students have been expelled from the examination for breaching examination conduct in Mahottari district in course of the ongoing Secondary Education Examinations that commenced throughout the country on Thursday. These many students were expelled while attending the exam of English paper yesterday. A monitoring team led by Chief District Officer Birendra Yadav ordered the expulsion of 11 boys and 33 girl examinees for cheating in the exam. The monitoring team expelled six examinees from...

ECN appraises PM of election preparation

March 17: The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has appraised Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ of the preparations regarding the upcoming local election today. Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav reached the PM’s residence at Baluwatar in the morning to inform the PM about ECN’s activities and ongoing preparations to hold local level election on May 14 this year. During the meeting, Chief Commissioner Yadav and PM Dahal also discussed about enabling conducive environment for the election that...

State Minister’s instruction to fill up potholes

March 17, 2017: A person was injured this morning when a bike fell into a road depression at Lazimpat created in course of the installation of the pipeline under the Melamchi Drinking Water Project. The motorbike (Ba 47 Pa 7430) heading towards Ratnapark from Chakrapath fell into the depression injuring the rider. The identity of the injured person is yet to be disclosed. The motorbike was retrieved by a crane, traffic constable, Hari Krishna Sedai said. Meanwhile, Minister for...

Nepali migrant worker found dead in Malaysia

March 17, 2017: A man from Dhanusha who had gone to Malaysia for work has been found dead in suspicious circumstances. Santosh Singh, 21, from Hansapur Kathapulla of Dhanusha district was found dead in the premises of the house where he had been staying at Puchung, Malaysia, Dhirendra Paswan, who works at the same place where Singh worked, informed the Singh family. According to Paswan, Singh was found hanging in the premises of the house where he lived. He...

Joint Secretary Bhattarai appointed KUKL chair

March 16, 2017: Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation and member on the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) Board of Directors, Ghanashyam Bhattarai, has been appointed the KUKL Chair. Bhattarai replaces Limited outgoing chair Suresh Kumar Basnet who tendered his resignation from the post. A meeting of the KUKL board of directors today unanimously decided to appoint Bhattarai as its head, accepting the resignation tendered by Basnet, as stated by Ministry Secretary Bheem Prasad Upadhyay....

DPM Nidhi meets Indian Home Minister Singh, draws attention to Kailali incident

March 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi, who is presently on India visit this morning held a meeting with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh. During the meeting took place at the North Block-based Indian Home Ministry, DPM Nidhi drew the attention of the Indian Home Minister towards the incident of the Indian Seema Suraksha Bal opening fire in Kailali a few days ago in which a Nepali national was killed, said DPM’s press coordinator...

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