NCP MPs condemn govt for Dashain allowance

Lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) — Bhim Rawal and Janardan Sharma — and Chief Whip of the Nepali Congress in the House of Representatives Bal Krishna Khand have opposed the distribution of Dashain allowance among federal lawmakers

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Nepal government’s indecision over exams worries thousands of grade 12 students

Two weeks have passed since the government decided to allow all test administrators in the country to conduct their respective exams. But the National Examination Board’s indecision over the grade 12 exams has left thousands of students worried

Government’s mission to end poverty: Nepal PM Oli

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the mission of the present government is to put an end to poverty and establish prosperity in the country

Nepal PM Oli continues to transfer secretaries without giving them time to settle down at one place

On Thursday, Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers Yadav Koirala got transferred to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development

Nepal's Health Ministry slashes two-thirds budget for treatment of non-communicable diseases

Two out of three deaths in Nepal are blamed on non-communicable diseases, but the Ministry of Health and Population has cut the budget by around two thirds this year meant for medicines used to treat non-communicable diseases free of cost compared to the funds allocated last fiscal year

4,392 fresh infections take Nepal’s COVID-19 tally to 126,137 on Friday

Nepal registered 4,392 additional coronavirus infection cases on Friday, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 126,137

Nepal PM Oli reshuffles cabinet, Bishnu Paudel gets finance portfolio

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma has reshuffled his cabinet and has added three new ministers to the council of ministers

1 in 5 Nepal families lack food

Results of a new survey shows that although most Nepali families have more food than at the beginning of the lockdown, one in every five households still does not have enough food

Ruling NCP leaders term cabinet reshuffle an example of PM Oli’s unilateral approach

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reshuffled his cabinet without seeking the consent of co-chair of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and without discussing the issue at the party Secretariat meeting

In Oli administration, ministers don't even know of many cabinet decisions

On Tuesday, when Nepal's Minister for Land Reforms and Cooperatives Padma Aryal was asked whether Monday’s cabinet meeting had discussed reopening the country for tourists from October 17, as it had been decided at an earlier meeting, she said “no idea”

Nepal’s COVID-19 tally advances to 121,745 with 3749 fresh infections

Nepal registered 3749 additional coronavirus infection cases on Thursday, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 121,745

Nepal's Supreme Court orders government to ensure free tests, treatment of coronavirus

Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the government to conduct PCR test of all people who want to undergo the test free of cost

With a cabinet rejig, Nepal PM Oli sows seeds of conflict in the ruling party

Despite promises that a reshuffle in the Oli administration will be “based on merit, system and performance”, the prime minister on Wednesday effected a minor rejig in his Cabinet which smacked of internal political manoeuvrings

Students in Nepal to be promoted without conducting regular examinations

School students will not need to take the usual examinations this academic year to be promoted to the higher grade

Nepal directs cable TV operators to air foreign channels without advertisements

The government has directed distributors of foreign television channels to broadcast them in Nepal without advertisements from October 24, warning of legal action against those who fail to comply

Government working to minimise disaster risk, says Nepal PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Government of Nepal had been working with specified mission, objective, policies and action plans in the sector of disaster risk reduction and management