Politics

Environment created to achieve 6 per cent economic growth rate: Minister Mahat    

Kathmandu, Dec 29: Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said an environment has been created to achieve six per cent economic growth rate, as the country’s economy has started returning to its form gradually. Inaugurating the 20th annual general meeting of Bhrikutimandap based Kathmandu Valley Public Library Society today, Minister Mahat mentioned that overall situation of country’s economy is …

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Federal government should entrust power to provinces: CM Yadav

Hetauda, Dec 29: Chief Minister of Madhes Province, Saroj Kumar Yadav, has said the federal government should entrust powers to each province as soon as possible to make federalism sustainable and strong. At a programme organised at Hetauda of Makawanpur, Chief Minister Yadav urged the federal government to distribute revenue in provinces and local levels in justifiable manner. He further …

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UML is a party with vision: party Chair Oli 

Chitwan, Dec 29: CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli has said the UML has the onus of defending the nation’s sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and nationality, thereby raising high the national prestige. Addressing a party workers’ meeting organised by CPN (UML) Chitwan at Kalika Municipality today, he said the UML has demonstrated that it can work as it is a …

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CM Karki rules out possibility of mid-term election in Koshi Province

Manahari (Makawanpur), Dec 29: Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, said that there was no possibility of holding mid-term election in his province. At a press meet in Hetauda of Makawanpur district today, CM Karki said that the current all-party government will continue to function in his province and assured of taking forward the public service delivery and developmental …

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Economy is growing stronger, claims PM Dahal 

Dolakha, Dec 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the economy is growing stronger. Inaugurating the Trade and Tourism Festival organised by Dolakha Chamber of Commerce and Industry here today, PM viewed that the economy at present is not weak as it was when he took the reins of the government. Improvement has been witnessed in the economy …

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BIMSTEC can help Nepal’s economic development, says FM Saud 

Kathmandu, Dec 28: Foreign Minister Narayan Prakash Saud has said that the foreign policy of the country is aimed at promoting national interests through regional platforms. Speaking at a programme organized by Policy Research Institute on the future direction of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multilateral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) here today, he said Nepal has joined regional …

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Hearing on the case against rape-accused Lamichhane postponed  

Kathmandu, Dec 28: The final hearing in the rape case against national cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has been postponed to Friday after it could not be completed today. Continuous hearing on the case is taking place at the Kathmandu District Court since December 24 before the bench of Judge Shishirraj Dhakal. It will continue tomorrow. Earlier, the Kathmandu District Court had …

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PM insists on effective delivery of ministries, underlines to keep people’s hopes intact  

Kathmandu, Dec 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said the government should work seriously to keep people’s hopes intact. During a meeting with the bodies affiliated with the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, the Prime Minister pledged a quality change in government upcoming policies, programmes and …

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Remove limitation of land in agriculture: UML Vice Chair Pande 

Jhapa, Dec 28: Vice Chairman of CPN UML and former finance minister Surendra Pande has said it is essential to remove limitation of land for commercial agriculture. At a programme organized at Birtamod in the district on Wednesday, Vice Chairman Pande suggested the government that it created atmosphere for business and employment generation. “New thought and style is imperative to …

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EC makes necessary preparation for nomination for NA election 

Kathmandu, Dec 28: The Election Commission has made necessary preparations for the nomination on January 8 of candidates for the National Assembly election scheduled for January 25. The EC has made clear about the documents to be submitted by the candidates for the nomination. According to the EC Spokesperson, Shaligram Sharma Paudyal, the candidate should submit photocopy of Nepali citizenship …

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