| November 28, 2020
Terai cannot be separated from the hills: DPM KC

Terai cannot be separated from the hills: DPM KC

BAGLUNG, Nov 22: Deputy Prime Minister Chitra Bahadur KC has asserted the districts of the Terai could not be separated from the hilly region in the name of changing the...

PM Oli urged to  improve ties with India

PM Oli urged to improve ties with India

BIRGUNJ, Feb 18: The Tarai-Madhes agitation has set the country back by several years in terms of economic and social development aspects. Locals, intellectuals and civil society leaders of Birgunj...

Govt forms political committee on boundary disputes

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The government on Thursday night formed a political committee to resolve the disputes over provincial demarcations under the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal...

Japanese arrested over swindling quake-victims

KATHMANDU, June 17: Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) on Thursday evening arrested fifty-five years old Japanese citizen along with a Nepali man on the charge of defrauding quake victims in Gorkha, the epicenter of last year's devastating earthquake.

Police have accused Hiroshi Morikawa from Japan and Bajra Gurung, 50, from Lazimpat-2, Kathmandu, of cheating quake victims by assuring them lucrative jobs in Japan.


TRC probes will take intn'l law into consideration: Gurung

KATHMANDU, June 18:Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Chairman Surya Kiran Gurung has said that the commission will take international law into consideration while investigating conflict-era cases.

Speaking at an interaction program organized by the Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of Parliament on Friday, Chairman Gurung said that the core values of international law should not be ignored during the investigation of cases from the conflict era.


Govt. to complete three responsibilities: Minister Rai

BHAKTAPUR, June 17: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has said that the incumbent government will accomplish major three responsibilities: election of local, federal and central bodies, implementation of the constitution and completion of the reconstruction projects. 

Speaking in a face to face program organized by the Rafat Sanchar Club here today, Minister Rai claimed that the government will accomplish these duties adding that there was no alternative to the incumbent government unless these responsibilities are completed. He claimed that this government was the strongest one in the history as it was formed on such coalition partnership. 



Complaint field against former PM Deuba

PANCHTHAR, June 17: A case of serious human rights violation has been lodged against former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

It is stated in the complaint that the former Prime Minister had mobilized Royal Nepal Army force to take lives of rebel CPN (Maoist) cadres at Ansrang-1 of Panchthar even after the truce for peace talks.


UDMF sets conditions for talks

KATHMANDU, June 16: Responding to the prime minister's call for talks, the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has sent a letter to the government setting out seven-point conditions.

A meeting on Thursday of seven Madhes-based political parties aligned to the UDMF decided to send a letter to the PM setting out their conditions for making the talks productive.


TRC extends time for lodging complaints

KATHMANDU, June 16: The deadline for filing complaints related to atrocities and rights violations during Maoist insurgency has been extended by a month.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has extended the deadline by a month after it began receiving a large number of complaints on the last few days before the deadline that expired on Thursday.


Cabinet promotes DIGs on the basis of meritocracy

KATHMANDU, June 17: A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Thursday promoted Deputy Inspector Generals (DIG) Shailendra Khanal and Jeet Bahadur Pun to the post of Additional Inspector General (AIG) of the Armed Police Force (APF).

According to Minister for Information and Communications Sher Dhan Rai, who is the government spokesperson, Khanal and Pun were promoted to the posts as per the recommendation of the promotion committee. The committee had recommended the names of the two for the promotion on the basis of meritocracy.


Two Maoist parties unite announcing armed revolution

KATHMANDU, June 16: Two Maoist parties have decided to merge announcing armed revolution to complete 10 years long Maoist movement.

Communist Nucleus Nepal party led by Hemanta Prakash Oli and Bhupendra Neupane leaded CPN Maoist (Revolutionary) declared the unification organizing a press conference in Reporters’ Club and proclaimed the armed revolution to accomplish the people’s revolution .

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