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Newly-elected parliamentary committees Presidents sworn in

Kathmandu : Speaker of the House of Representative Krishna Bahadur Mahara has administered oath of office and secrecy to the newly elected Presidents of 10 thematic committees of the lower house. The parliamentary committee Presidents took oath of office from Speaker Mahara amidst a special function at the hall of …

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Journalism facing challenges to be credible: Mahara

Kathmandu: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that an intense discussion was held on the bills relating to the fundamental rights. Inaugurating an online newsportal ‘nayapaila’ launched by Naya Media Pvt Ltd here Wednesday, Speaker Mahara said, “The Federal Parliament has approved 16 Bills related to the fundamental rights and …

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TIA resumes services after brief halt

Kathmandu: The Tribhuvan International Airport resumed its services after a brief halt Tuesday evening. The TIA halted its services due to some cracks on its runway. TIA General Manager Raj Kumar Chhetri informed that they resumed services after repairing the runway. The service was affected for about 12 minutes from …

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NEPSE sees slight fall

Kathmandu: The domestic stock market that closed with the records of a double-digit rise on Sunday, the first trading day of the week, suffered a slight fall Monday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) Index today decreased by 0.31 points compared to the previous day to sit at 1256.40 points. The …

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NA passes seven bills

Kathmandu: Sunday’s meeting of the National Assembly has passed seven different bills related to fundamental rights. The meeting passed ‘Bill relating to Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights-2075′ and Public Health Bill-2075’ presented by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Population, Upendra Yadav. Similarly, ‘Bill relating to Employment Rights-2075’, …

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43 injured in bus collision

Surkhet: As high as 43 passengers were injured in a bus collision incident at Thulo Biureni in Surkhet along the Surkhet-Nepalgunj section of Ratna Highway. Chief of District Police Office, Surkhet, Basanta Rajaure said that the bus (Ba 3 Kha 6212) heading to Surkhet from Nepalgunj and the next one …

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Seven bills tabled in National Assembly

Kathmandu: Seven bills relating to the fundamental rights have been tabled in the second meeting of the National Assembly (NA) on Friday. The bill on right to safe motherhood and reproductive health 2075, public health bill 2075, bill on right to employment 2075, consumers’ protection bill 2075, bill on food …

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Border dispute should not continue: PM

Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there should be no border dispute between Nepal and India. Addressing the Nepal-India international border meeting at Singha Durbar today, he said that as disputes seen in the border are not that cannot be solved, there was no need to bicker …

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Parliamentary committee passes Housing Bill

Kathmandu: The Development and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives today passed with revisions a report on the bill presented by a sub-committee on managing appropriate and safe shelter to every citizen. A meeting of the committee decided to forward the bill with provisions to providing housing facilities by …

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Seven hurt in gas cylinder explosion

Kathmandu: Seven people were injured after a fire broke out following a gas cylinder explosion in Jyatha in the capital city early Tuesday this morning. The fire broke out from the sparks while fixing a mortar to pump water near 4:00 am in the house of local Suman Sthapit. Out …

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