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SAARC foreign ministers meet virtually and reiterate commitment to regionalism

Kathmandu, Sept. 25 -- Amid uncertainty over its future direction, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation member states have once again renewed their commitment to expediting the stalled reg... Read More


Cabinet reshuffle unlikely before Dashain as Oli has other pressing issues

Kathmandu, Sept. 24 -- The much touted Cabinet reshuffle, which is currently being discussed at the top level of the Nepal Communist Party, is unlikely to happen before Dashain or October 26 as the ru... Read More


A missing border pillar in Humla creates row between Nepal and China

Kathmandu, Sept. 23 -- Nepal and China are engaged in a boundary row in Humla after the Chinese side allegedly built 11 buildings in a remote part of the district that Nepal claims as its own territor... Read More


Boundary study panel to submit report this month

Kathmandu, Sept. 22 -- A team of experts commissioned by the government to collect evidence, historic facts, and documents to support Nepal's claim to the disputed territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh an... Read More


Opinions sharply divided over holding census in Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura

Kathmandu, Sept. 21 -- As the National Planning Commission and its Central Bureau of Statistics are all set to hold the 12th National Population and Housing Census from May 28 next year, a big questio... Read More


After semblance of peace in ruling party, Secretariat meet set to move to Parisdanda from Baluwatar

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- Following growing criticism of the ruling Nepal Communist Party holding its meetings at the Prime Minister's official residence, the next meeting of the party's Secretariat sche... Read More


To strengthen foreign relations, Nepal must build a system for envoy appointments, experts say

Kathmandu, Sept. 18 -- Flushed with a resounding electoral victory, the Nepal Communist Party government made a host of promises on delivering good governance. The introduction of the new criteria for... Read More


Oli's preferential treatment to Khatiwada may invite rift in ruling party and hit governance

Nepal, Sept. 17 -- The government's decision to appoint Yubaraj Khatiwada, who resigned as the finance and communication minister earlier this month, as prime minister's special economic adviser can c... Read More


In one and a half years, all Congress shadow government did was hold two meetings

Kathmandu, Sept. 16 -- The primary opposition Nepali Congress formed a 21-member shadow government led by party President Sher Bahadur Deuba on May 20 last year to check the activities of the KP Sharm... Read More


Passports department proposes a third bid for e-passports

Kathmandu, Sept. 15 -- The Department of Passports has recommended the Ministry of Foreign Affair to scrap the e-passports bid after none of the four bidders submitted the required documents. The dep... Read More