NC expedites preparations for local level election

Kathmandu, March 29: As the long overdue local level election is at hand, Nepali Congress (NC) has accelerated preparation in view of it. The local level election is to be held on May 14. The recently held three-day meeting of the NC central committee members held in Kathmandu has decided on various activities aimed at the constitution-mandated election and incorporated new provisions in its statute. According to the NC central member Dilendra Prasad Badu, various Committees have been formed, including...

PM Dahal reaches Lhasa

Kathmandu, March 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, who is on an official visit to China, observed the ancient Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, today. The PM Dahal-led delegation was welcomed at Lhasa airport by employees of Consulate General of Nepal in Tibet including Consul General Gobinda Bahadur Karki. On the occasion, Dahal, who reached Lhasa today morning after a tour of Chengdu, the capital of China’s...

Maximum 16 Ministries in Centre

Kathmandu, March, 28: The Ministry of General Administration has prepared preliminary draft report with the provision to have maximum 16 Ministries in the Centre. The study sub-committee in this connection has suggested 12 to 16 Ministries in the Centre, said member Nanda Raj Gyawali. He shared that they were planning to suggest maximum 16 Ministries in the Centre. According to him the names for these Ministries will be decided after finalizing the number. It may be noted that the...

RPP extended meeting complete in 60 districts

Kathmandu, March 28: Extended meeting of the ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party has been completed in around 60 districts across the country. Started from March 20 with the aim to strengthen party organisation across the country, the meeting had been affected in other remaining districts following the removal of constitutional monarchy and Hindu state from RPP statute by the Election Commission. Respective District Working Committees have been assigned to start holding the meeting. The holding of the meeting got affected...

FSU election underway in RR Campus

Kathmandu, March 28: The Free Students Union (FSU) election at Ratna Rajya (RR) Campus is underway as it was postponed for two times due to the disputes seen among the student organizations. According to campus Chief Dr Nirmala Kumari Suwal, the election was held as per the order of the Supreme Court. According to the latest update, around 1,000 votes have been cast and the voting is underway peacefully. The student wing All Nepal National Free Student Union (ANNFSU)...

PM Dahal urges Chinese investors to invest in Nepal without qualms

March 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has called on the Chinese investors and businessmen to invest in Nepal, saying Nepal is a virgin land for investment and that there were prospects for investments and returns in every sector. The Prime Minister said this while speaking at the Roundtable Meeting on Investment Opportunities in Nepal organised by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCIT) in Beijing today. The Prime Minister is currently in China in...

Issue of post-quake reconstruction key election agenda in Kavrepalanchok

Banepa, March 27: When will post-reconstruction works begin in true sense, and how and in what way will it take place? Why it is not getting a momentum till now? These are most frequent questions that political parties and leaders reaching villages of Kavrepalanchok in view of the upcoming local poll face from the public sphere. The first question the majority of Kavrepalanchok folks ask to political parties and leaders visiting their doorsteps with the hope of creating an...

Front leaders warn against holding polls sans amendment

Rajbiraj (Saptari), March 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairman, Upendra Yadav, on Sunday ruled out the possibility of conducting the polls without amendment of the new constitution. Speaking at a ceremony held to pay tribute to the five Untied Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) cadres killed in police firing at the Rajbiraj Industrial Zone in Maleth, Yadav said that Kathmandu does not have the right to conduct local elections under the existing federal set up. Stating that the right to...

Nine student organisations demand postponement of FSU election at RR Campus

Kathmandu, March 26: Nine different student organisations have demanded postponement of the Free Students Union (FSU) election at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus scheduled on coming Tuesday. Issuing a press release, the nine student organisation of the ruling parties have asked the campus administration to set a new date for the FSU election by postponing ongoing process, as the students of MA second year are sitting for their examinations and no environment conducive was created to participate in the elections...

No alternative to elections: General Secretary Pokharel

Pokhara, March 26: CPN (UML) General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that his party will cooperate with the government to hold the local level polls in slated date, May 14. Speaking at a press meet organized by the Press Chautari, Kaski chapter today, leader Pokharel said elections were essential to end political transition and to implement the constitution He added that the local polls should not be postponed under any pretext. In an another note, he shared that the...

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