Nepalgunj, 23 June, 2017 : The Nepal-India border point in Banke district would be closed for 48 hours in view of the second phase of local level elections on June 28. The second phase of civic polls is taking place in 334 local units in 35 districts across province no 1, 5 and 7.
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Biratnagar, 23 June, 2017 : Minister for Home Affairs, Janardan Sharma, has said that the government is committed to its responsibility of holding the election in a fearless environment. Inaugurating a Regional Security Seminar of province no 1 at Biratnagar Home Minister Sharma said that the role of local-level election was significant for constitution implementation.
Nawalparasi, 23 June, 2017 : Police have arrested six cadres of agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal for organising anti-election activities in Parasi of Nawalparasi. Party\'s vice-chairperson Govinda Chaudhary, district coordinator Puran Chaudhary, leaders Radheraman Pandey, Bijay Agrahari, Om Prakash Chaudhary and Abhimanyu Yadav were arresed.
Kathmandu, 23 June, 2017 : To mark the 3rd International Day of Yoga, 2017, Embassy coordinated with various Yoga Associations and Friendship Societies to hold Yoga Shivirs across the length and breadth of Nepal.
Kathmandu, 23 June, 2017 : The World Bank has agreed to provide Rs19.05billion ($185 million) loan for the implementation of School Sector Development Programme (SSDP) in Nepal.
Kathmandu, 22 June, 2017 : Nepal has raised with India the matter about illegally constructed structures in Lalita Ghat premises in Varanasi and requested for intervention to remove such constructions. Lalita Ghat premise is a Nepali property in Varanasi that includes historical monuments built some 200 years before in Nepali style.
Kathmandu, 22 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Chairperson Mahantha Thakur has met Prime Minister Sher Bahadeur Deuba. During the meeting, they discussed for giving the country a positive solution from the ongoing political crisis. On the occasion, Thakur requested Deuba to address the demands of Madhesh as soon as possible.
New Delhi, 22 June, 2017 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led tens of thousands of people in a yoga session in the centre of the capital today to showcase the country\'s signature cultural export, which has prompted criticism of fomenting social divisions at home.
Kathmandu, 21 June, 2017 : The third International Day of Yoga has been marked in the Capital at a special program. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri, Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha, among other dignitaries were present in the programme.
Bhairahawa, 21 June, 2017 : The local administration in Rupandehi has concluded that the election-opposing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal\'s participation in the second round of local level elections as independent candidates has made providing security during the polls easier in the district.
Lahan, 20 June, 2017 : Nepali Congress treasurer and former minister, Sita Devi Yadav, has sent out an appeal to the agitating Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal to help make local polls a success citing its need to implement the constitution and defend the achievements.
Kathmandu, 20 June , 2017 : Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has challenged the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Manish Kumar Suman to prove that he was given a hefty suman by the government to take part in the elections.
Chitwan, 20 June, 2017 : Nepali Congress leader and former Deputy Prime Minister, Bhimalendra Nidhi, said the local poll date for Province no 2 was postponed in agreement with Rastriya Janata Party Nepal.
Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : The government will be marking the third International Day of Yoga on June 21 nationwide with several programmes with the objective of highlighting the significance of yoga to human health.
Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Manish Suman has accused Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairperson Upendra Yadav for taking money and participating in the second phase of the local polls.
Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : Just after sworning as Prime Minister, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba clearly stated the coalition government’s position on the constitution amendment.
Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) leader Rajendra Mahato is bereaved of his father. Mahato\'s centenarian father Khovari Mahato passed away today morning.
Rukum, 19 June, 2017 : Minister for Home Affairs Janardan Sharma said that the civic polls date was postponed for the third phase in Province 2 of the Tarai districts as per the suggestion of the agitating forces.
Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has demanded immediate release of its supporters who were arrested from various places across the tarai. RJPN leader Mahendra Raya Yadav has claimed that around 455 people have been arrested by security forces since Saturday.
Kathmandu, 14 June, 2017 : The CPN-Maoist Centre and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal forged an alliance for the second phase of local level elections in Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Morang.
Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : RJP-N senior leader has defected to the main opposition party, CPN-UML. Treasurer of RJPN Anita Yadav has joined the UML. Party Chairman K P Sharma Oli welcomed Yadav to the UML.
Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to visit India after the second phase of local elections. This was communicated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara to Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri during a meeting.
Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leader Rajendra Mahato has argued that RJPN were compelled to announce its agitation to save the country.
Biratnagar, 19 June, 2017 : Federal Socialist Forum Chairman Upendra Yadav has remarked that the protests launched by the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal against the second phase of local level elections will rob the Madhesi people of their right to vote. T
Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The government has decided to postpone the local elections in Province 2 until September 18 as part of its effort to bring the agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) on board the poll process.
Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : India has clarified that inclusive constitution and consultation among stakeholders still remain pillars of its position concerning the political situation in Nepal.
Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : Former President Ram Baran Yadav has stated that many Nepali leaders had contributed to India’s independence. At a programme organised by the Indo-Nepal Friendship and Economic Cooperation in the Capital, the former Head of State, Yadav, asserted that Nepal could learn from the democratic system as well as model of the economic development from the southern neighbour.
Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The Ambassador of China to Nepal Yu Hong called on CPN Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Ambassador Hong and Former PM Dahal discussed the contemporary issues and bilateral relations between Nepal and China.
Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has directed its leaders and cadres from Province 2 to join the party’s anti-election campaign in the eastern and western plains that are going to the polls on June 28. RJP-N leaders said their leaders and cadres have been asked to join the party’s protests in various districts.
Kathmandu , 17 June, 2017 : Ambassadors of India and China to Nepal have held separate meetings with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri and Chinese Yu Hong expressed their concerns about preparations for the second phase of polls scheduled for June 28 and postponement of elections in Province 2.