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...

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...

Proposal to manage fecal sludge to be discharged from Singha Durbar internally

March 16, 2017: The Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation has come up with a proposal to manage sewage to be discharged from Singha Durbar, country’s main administrative station, internally. The Ministry has proposed to install an Omni processor machine within the Singha Durbar to process fecal sludge to be discharged from there. Presently Singha Durbar manages toilet waste through drainage. Ministry Secretary Bheem Prasad Upadhyay said the proposal for installing an Omni processor machine inside the Singha Durbar...

UDMF withdraws support to government

March 16: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has withdrawn its support to the government saying the government failed to implement the three-point agreement reached between the government and the Front. The UDMF has further said that the government did not respond to its seven-day ultimatum of retracting local poll and passing the constitution amendment bill. The UDMF leaders submitted a letter to Speaker Onsari Gharti at her office, Singh Durbar, notifying her of the withdrawal of their support...

NC expresses sorrow over Dhungel’s death

March 16, 2017: Nepali Congress has expressed sorrow over the demise of former lawmaker from Nepali Congress Ramhari Dhungel as he passed away at his rented residence at Dillibazaar in the capital today. Issuing a press release, NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba said that he was saddened and shocked over Dhungel’s demise. Deuba stated that Dhungel was active in the restoration of democracy in the country. He expressed sorrow over the death and wished fortitude to the bereaved family...

Nepal is fertile land for investment: PM Dahal

March 16, 2017: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said Nepal is a fertile land for investment. While inaugurating the sixth International Trade Fair at local Bhrikutimandap today, the Prime Minister said an investment-friendly atmosphere has been established in Nepal with the political confusion clearing up. On the occasion, he called upon the national and international community not to have doubt in investing in Nepal. The fair jointly organised by the government and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of...

EC urges all to follow election code of conduct

March 16, 2017: The Election Commission has, issuing a press statement today, urged all to abide by the election code of conduct in view of the local level election. The local poll is scheduled for May 14. The commission has issued 19-point directions, urging to follow the election code in effect since March 1. It has directed the Ministries, offices, political parties, concerned bodies and institutions to follow the election code. The press statement further stressing on fair and...

NC ex-parliamentarian Dhungel passes away

March 16, 2017: Former lawmaker from Nepali Congress Ramhari Dhungel passed away at his rented residence at Dillibazaar in the capital today. According to NC central member Pradip Poudel, leader Dhungel, 58, was found dead in bed at his own room this morning. He further shared that Dhungel’s cousin had forcibly opened the door of the room in which Dhungel had slept as his room remained locked from inside till late morning. Former lawmaker Dhungel was also Assistant Minister...

Ministers of State Baniya and Jabegu transferred

March 13, 2017: Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Indra Bahadur Baniya has been appointed as the Minister of State for Home Affairs and Minister of State for Federal Affairs and Local Development Shree Prasad Jabegu appointed as the Minister of State for Livestock Development, said PM’s press advisor Govinda Acharya. Baniya has been given the responsibility of Minister of State for Home Affairs after Parshuram Tamang of Rastriya Prajatantra Party was appointed as the Minister...

Local poll will be held at any cost: DPM Thapa

March 13, 2017: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has assured that the local poll would be held at any cost. Speaking in a face to face programme in the capital today, DPM Thapa urged all not to doubt over the elections as government was preparing for the same in full phase. He further urged all political parties and their cadres to be ready for the elections adding that no one should...

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