Positive environment building up for elections: Mahato

Dhanusah, 20 July, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) presidium member Rajendra Mahato has said a positive environment for election is building up. Mahato made the remark during an interaction with journalists after distributing relief packages among the flood – stricken in the district.

No respite for Rautahat flood victims from government

Rauthat, 18 AUgust, 2017 : After moving from pillar to post for relief the entire day, Kanti Paswan returns to her makeshift home at night, with no sign of any relief coming her way. A resident of Piparabhagawanpur Ward No 1, she has been taking refuge on the roadside along the Gaur-Chandrapur stretch under a flimsy tent with her family for the past six days.

Anil Jha inspects flood-hit areas

Rauthat, 18 July, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal presidium member Anil Kumar Jha visited various flood-hit places of Saptari and took stock of the victims in the district.

Discussion begins in parliament on constitution amendment bill

Kathmandu, 17 August, 2017 : The Parliament began clause-wise discussion on the constitution amendment bill. Speaker Onsari Gharti said discussion on the bill would continue in the next Parliament meeting scheduled for August 20. All the lawmakers who registered amendments to the bill will present their proposals in the House. The bill will then be put to vote.

Floods swept away crops worth Rs 8bn

Kathmandu, 17 August, 2017 : The recent floods and landslides triggered by the heavy monsoon rains in different Madhes districts have swept away planted crops worth over Rs eight billion, as per a preliminary report of government.

RJP-Nepal submits memorandum to government

Kathmandu, 17 August, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba demanding allocation of Rs 26 billion for relief for flood victims of the Tarai region immediately.

PM’s India visit: Follow-up on deals high on agenda

Kathmandu, 16 August, 2017 : Implementation of past pacts and several pending bilateral issues is expected to figure prominently during Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s upcoming visit to India along with discussions on strengthening bilateral ties, according to officials.

Constitution Amendment Bill to be tabled in parliament today

Kathmandu, 16 August, 2017 : The Constitution Amendment Bill (second amendment)-2073 is being tabled in the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday. Minster for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa is scheduled to table the bill in a bid to bring on board the disgruntled Madhesh-centric political parties.

NSPN expels Ram Chandra Jha

Kathmandu, 16 August, 2017 : Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) has expelled leader Ram Chandra Jha. Issuing a letter of termination in the name of Jha, NSPN said it has stripped him of all his duties and responsibilities including that of federal council member over his recent anti-party activities.

CPN-MC calls for increase in Chinese investment

Kathmandu, 16 August, 2017 : The CPN Maoist (Centre) has urged China to increase investment in physical infrastructure development in Nepal. In a meeting with a high-level delegation led by Vice Premier of the People\'s Republic of China Wang Yang, the party pointed out the need for Chinese investment and technology for the development of Nepal, including through the belt and road initiative.

Nepal-China sign three agreements on economic cooperation

Kathmandu, 16 August, 2017 : Nepal and China have reached three different bilateral agreements to further bolster economic cooperation between the two countries. During the official meeting held between the two countries in Kathmandu in the presence of visiting ...

Indian Embassy observes 71st Independence Day of India

Kathmandu, 15 August, 2017 : On this occasion the 71st Independence Day of India, India has gifted 30 ambulances and six buses were gifted to various hospitals, non-profit charitable organisations and educational institutions of different districts in Nepal.

RJP-Nepal returns to good sense

Kathmandu, 15 August, 2017 : Immediately after landing in Kathmandu, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched a series of political dialogues with Prime Minister and various political parties, including Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N).

India to open dam gates

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara talked to India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over phone and requested her to open gates of dams in border areas.

Pakistani Embassy marks 70th Independence Day

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : The Embassy of Pakistan had organised a flag hoisting ceremony to mark the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. Hoisting the national flag of Pakistan, Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that his country was marching forward on the path to economic development while fighting terrorism.

PM asks EC to provide umbrella poll symbol to RJPN

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : The government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of local elections.

9 local units to be added in Province 2

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development is preparing to add nine local units in Province 2, which currently has 127 local units. This will take the total number of local units across the country to 753.

Closest of ties bind Nepal and India, says Swaraj

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj highlighted the strides made by India since Independence. She was addressing a reception hosted at India House today to celebrate 70 years of India’s Independence. Noting the closest of ties that bind India and Nepal, Swaraj underlined the highest priority that India attached to its relationship with Nepal.

Bimstec issues Kathmandu Declaration

Kathmandu, 14 August, 2017 : The 15th Bimstec ministerial meeting on Friday adopted a Kathmandu Declaration on various areas of cooperation even as the seven-country meet failed to clinch a concrete deal.

At least 30 killed in floods, landslides

Kathmandu, 13 August, 2017 : Floods and landslides triggered by severe monsoon rains have killed at least 30 people across the country, with the highest death toll of seven reported from Sunsari. Four have gone missing.

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