• CJ Karki receives pension documents after Oli raises the issue

    CJ Karki receives pension documents after Oli raises the issue Setopati, Kathmandu, June 6 - Chief Justice (CJ) Sushila Karki has received pension documents and the amount she was due to receive from the Supreme Court for her service Tuesday afternoon. SC staffers delivered the pension documents and the amount at her official residence later on the day.

  • Top leaders take turn in House to attack each other (VIDEO)

    Top leaders take turn in House to attack each other (VIDEO) Setopati, Kathmandu, June 6 - The top leaders of the big three parties took turn to attack each other while addressing the House on Tuesday.

  • Deuba, Dahal sign 3-point agreement with FSF-N, RJP

    Deuba, Dahal sign 3-point agreement with FSF-N, RJP Setopati , Kathmandu, June 6 - The ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have signed a three-point agreement separately reached with agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal.

  • Govt refused to issue pension documents to humiliate CJ Karki: Oli

    Govt refused to issue pension documents to humiliate CJ Karki: Oli Setopati, Kathmandu, June 6 - The Finance Ministry refused to issue pension documents to Chief Justice Sushila Karki on Monday citing the impeachment motion against her, CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli claimed at the House on Tuesday.

  • House meeting begins

    House meeting begins Setopati , Kathmandu, June 6 - The House meeting slated for Tuesday has begun.

  • Six names recommended for CJ

    Six names recommended for CJ Setopati , Kathmandu, June 6 - Chief Justice Sushila Karki on Tuesday has recommended six names for the post of Chief Justice after the meeting of Judicial Council could not be convened. Karki has recommended six names including justices Gopal Parajuli, Deepak Raj Joshi, Om Prakash Mishra, Devendra Gopal Shrestha, Cholendra Shumsher Rana and Jagadish Prasad Sharma.

  • UML agrees to end House obstruction

    UML agrees to end House obstruction Sanjib Bagale, Kathmandu, June 5 - The main opposition CPN-UML has agreed to allow House proceedings after the meeting of top leaders of the three big parties convened by Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar in her office in Singha Durbar Monday evening.

  • IRD DG Chuda Mani Sharma at Bir

    IRD DG Chuda Mani Sharma at Bir Director General of the Inland Revenue Department Chuda Mani Sharma has visited Bir Hospital Monday afternoon for regular checkup.

  • SC stays EC decision to hold reelection in Bharatpur-19

    SC stays EC decision to hold reelection in Bharatpur-19 Setopati, Kathmandu, May 5 - The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday has stayed the Election Commission's decision to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

  • Hearing on UML's petition against EC decision for Bharatpur reelection today

    Hearing on UML's petition against EC decision for Bharatpur reelection today Setopati, Kathmandu, June 5 - A single bench of Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Monday will hear the writ petition filed against the Election Commission’s decision to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

  • RPP to vote for Deuba in PM election

    RPP to vote for Deuba in PM election Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) on Sunday has decided to vote for Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba in the prime ministerial election.

  • House meeting postponed to Tuesday on special request of UML

    House meeting postponed to Tuesday on special request of UML Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - The House meeting has been postponed to 1 pm Tuesday. The meeting has been postponed on special request of the main opposition CPN-UML.

  • Meeting of big 3 parties starts

    Meeting of big 3 parties starts Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - The meeting of top leaders of the three big parties called by Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has started. CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has also attended the meeting that was earlier postponed to wait for him.

  • CIAA granted 7-day custody of Sharma for investigations (VIDEO)

    CIAA granted 7-day custody of Sharma for investigations (VIDEO) Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - The Special Court on Sunday has granted the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) a seven-day custody of arrested Director General of the Inland Revenue Department Chuda Mani Sharma for investigations.

  • Writ against EC decision for reelection in Bharatpur-19

    Writ against EC decision for reelection in Bharatpur-19 Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - A writ petition has been registered in the Supreme Court on Sunday against the Election Commission’s decision to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City. Advocate Tikaram Bhattarai told Setopati that hearing for the petition has been scheduled for Monday.

  • Meeting of big 3 parties postponed to 2 pm

    Setopati, Kathmandu, June 4 - The meeting of top leaders of the three big parties called by Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has been postponed to two Sunday afternoon in wait of CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli.

  • House meeting adjourned till 3 pm

    House meeting adjourned till 3 pm Setopati , Kathmandu, June 4 - The House meeting slated for Sunday has been adjourned till 3 pm after the main opposition CPN-UML obstructed its business protesting the Election Commission's decision of holding repolling in Bharatpur-19. The Election Commission on Saturday had decided to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City. A meeting of the commission Saturday had taken the decision to that regard.

  • EC decides to hold reelection in Bharatpur-19

    EC decides to hold reelection in Bharatpur-19 Setopati, Kathmandu, June 3 - The Election Commission on Saturday has decided to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City. A meeting of the commission Saturday has taken a decision to that regard and given the authority to announce the date for reelection to the chief election officer, according to spokesperson at the commission Surya Prasad Sharma.

  • Embassies of benevolent countries mean to Nepali pedestrians

    Embassies of benevolent countries mean to Nepali pedestrians Girish Giri, Kathmandu, June 3 - Pedestrians moving toward the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital from Lainchaur suddenly walk into the wall of French Embassy both figuratively and literally. Walls of the Japanese and American embassies also obstruct the pedestrians along the same road.

  • Deuba files nominations for PM

    Deuba files nominations for PM Setopati, Kathmandu, June 3 - Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has filed nominations for the post of prime minister as per the schedule issued by Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar.

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    Chintamani Mahapatra

  • RJP's suicidal move RJP's suicidal move

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