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Tikapur carnage not a criminal act, Thakur claims Monday, August 20th, 2018

KAILALI: Central coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Mahantha Thakur has said that Tikapur incident should not be construed merely as a criminal act since the incident happened due to political reasons. After meeting with the accused of the Tikapur incident in Kailali prison house on..

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SC orders to present Prakanda within 24 hrs

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Nepal Police to present spokesperson of Biplav led Communist Party of Nepal Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma 'Prakanda' in the court within 24 hours. Bishwakarma was arrested for his alleged involvement on donation drive from the business persons. A..

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NC bats for amendment to Criminal Code Sunday, August 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Within a week of implementation of the new laws, opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has voiced for reforms and amendment to the Criminal Code arguing that the recently-implemented law would affect citizens' freedom of opinion and expression. Organizing a news conference at the party..

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PM reiterates commitment to correction in constitution

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli cautioned the stakeholders that impunity could rise with the leakage of sensitive information through an inappropriate way. Addressing a programme organized to mark the National Information Day-2075 organized by the National Information Commission (NIC) in..

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No tax burden at NC led local level: General Secretary Koirala Saturday, August 18th, 2018

BIRATNAGAR: General Secretary of Nepali Congress Dr Sashank Koirala has demanded that the burdensome tax levied on citizens must be reduced. The local levels having NC's victory would not be allowed to levy huge tax, he added. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport today, General Secretary..

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Province 2 to witness utmost development: PM Oli

JANAKPURDHAM: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has assured the lawmakers of Province 2 that this province would witness utmost development during his tenure. During his address at the Provincial Assembly meeting here today, PM Oli said every measure of prosperity would be adopted- constructions of..

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Govt. to adhere to the constitution: PM Oli Monday, August 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government will do what the Constitution requires of it and deliver to the people peace, good governance, development and prosperity. "The people of Nepal have waited long enough and will not tolerate any excuses whatsoever from this..

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PM says govt fully committed to press freedom, human rights Sunday, August 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated the government's commitment to democracy, press freedom and human rights. The government was sensitive to decent and free press, and human rights, PM Oli told the newly elected working committee members of Nepal Media Society at the PM's..

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Nepal former PM to embark on six-day India visit

KATHMANDU: Nepal's former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda will embark on a six-day visit to India from September 7 to 12. During his visit, Prachanda will engage in various high-level talks and discussions. "The dates for former prime minister Prachanda's visit to India have been..

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Bishwakarma arrested on criminal charge: Home Minister Friday, August 10th, 2018

CHITWAN: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal spokesperson Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma was arrested on the charge of criminal activities. In a press meet here today, Minister Thapa clarified that he was arrested in course of..

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Finding Fault and Faulty Infrastructure: Genoa’s Morandi Bridge Disaster Monday, August 20th, 2018

Bridges are the great symbols of human connection. They suggest a certain animal pride in the human race, a technological capacity to trick, and even subordinate..