Politics

Gateway Payment Services and two Indian enterprises have reached an agreement

by Karuna Thapa Kathmandu, February 18 Unified Payment Interface Nepal (UPI) based on interconnectivity and mobile-first technology has been launched by Gateway Payment Services Pvt. Ltd. in collaboration with NPCI International and Manam Infotech in India. Various banks, financial institutions, and payment service providers will now be able to operate an interconnected electronic payment network and make arrangements to instantly …

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Meeting of the ruling coalition is being held

by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 18  The ruling coalition is holding a meeting even today to trash out differences on Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Top leaders of the coalition will hold a discussion at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar at 10 am. On Thursday, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba met with CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli. After …

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US Ambassador meets Prime Minister Deuba

by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 17 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and US Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry have held talks on a wide range of issues, including Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Ambassador Berry reached Baluwatar on Wednesday evening to meet Prime Minister Deuba. According to a Baluwatar source, the two discussed the MCC agreement and Prime Minister Deuba said that …

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A cabinet meeting has been convened

by Karuna Thapa Kathmandu, February 17 Today, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba called a cabinet meeting. On Thursday, Prime Minister Deuba convened a cabinet meeting at 3:30 p.m. The prime minister called the cabinet meeting at a time when the coalition couldn’t agree on whether or not to put the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement before parliament. Prime Minister …

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Complaint against UML leaders including KP Oli

by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 17 CPN (Unified Socialist) students filed a complaint at the Commission of the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli among other leaders. The student union has accused Oli and leaders of UML of being corrupt while they were in government and demanded a fair investigation into the case. They …

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Prime Minister Deuba and Prachanda hold talks; meeting of the coalition to be held at 5 pm

By Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 17 A meeting has been held between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of the CPN-Maoist Centre Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda.The meeting took place at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar on Thursday morning. According to Baluwatar sources, the meeting held this morning did not strike chords on the issue as both the leaders …

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House of Representatives meeting postponed till February 18

 by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 17 The meeting of the House of Representatives has been postponed till February 18. Speaker Sapkota informed that today’s meeting has been postponed till 1 pm on February 18. As soon as the meeting started, lawmakers of the opposition CPN (UML) obstructed the session chanting slogans. However, as the UML obstruction continued, the Speaker postponed …

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Ruling coalition meeting to discuss MCC

by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 17 A meeting of the parties participating in the ruling coalition is being held today. Today’s meeting will focus to decide on the US grant millennium challenge corporation (MCC). Today’s meeting of the coalition was called after a meeting between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday.

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Meeting of the ruling coalition will be held tomorrow to decide on MCC

By Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 16 The government has decided not to present the MCC proposal in today’s meeting of the House of Representatives.During a meeting between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN(Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, it was agreed not to present the MCC today. According to PM’s Press Coordinator GovindaPariyar, it was agreed not to …

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Meeting of the House of Representatives is being held today at 1 pm

by Muna Chand Kathmandu, February 16 The meeting of the House of Representatives is being held today. According to the Parliament Secretariat, the meeting will be held at 1 pm. The government is making preparations to table the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Parliament. However, this controversial issue has not yet been featured in the agenda item. In today’s meeting, the …

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