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UN letter on transitional justice process puts government in a bind

Kathmandu, April 19 -- A letter from the United Nations addressed to Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali in relation to Nepal's transitional justice process has put the government in a bind, as officials... Read More


Nepal and China to sign at least half a dozen deals during President's visit to Beijing

Kathmandu, April 16 -- Officials from Nepal and China are working to sign at least half a dozen agreements during the first visit of President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the northern neighbour beginning A... Read More


Nepal government plans to launch a regional international forum every year

Kathmandu, April 13 -- The government is planning to set up a flagship international forum in Kathmandu to host dialogues with the rest of the globe on Nepal's concerns and expertise, according to off... Read More


After promises failed, secretaries told to focus on 'flagship' projects

Kathmandu, April 11 -- Last year's Policies and Programmes, presented by President Bidya Devi Bhandari just ahead of the fiscal budget, carried several commitments and promises. Popular expectations r... Read More


After promises failed, secretaries told to focus on 'big' and 'flagship' and projects

Kathmandu, April 11 -- Last year's Policies and Programmes, presented by President Bidya Devi Bhandari just ahead of the fiscal budget, carried several commitments and promises. Popular expectations r... Read More


Ahead of elections, India's major parties are divided over regional strategy

Kathmandu, April 8 -- India's two major political parties, Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress, appear sharply divided over their approaches when it comes to taking forward two major r... Read More


Army's plan for defence university stokes debate over who should pay for it

Kathmandu, April 8 -- Nepal Army's long-held plan to establish a defence university has stoked a fresh debate among experts, as they have raised concerns over its modality, logistics, sustainability, ... Read More


Deuba says no to early Congress convention

Kathmandu, April 6 -- Despite mounting pressure on Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to convene an early general convention and amend the party charter as recommended by the party's Mahasam... Read More


In latest attempt to squeeze media, government seeks journalists' payroll details, violating the constitution

Kathmandu, April 4 -- Amid a series of moves at controlling news publishers and limiting access to information, the government now has moved a step further which, stakeholders say, is in violation of ... Read More


Country's premier foreign policy think tank without chief for over a year

Kathmandu, April 2 -- The government is struggling to appoint the executive director at the Institute of Foreign Affairs, country's premier foreign policy think tank under the aegis of Ministry of For... Read More