HoR endorses MCC with explanatory notesBy TRN Online
The House of Representatives (HoR) has endorsed the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact with explanatory notes.
Dr Bhattarai calls for endorsement of MCC compactBy RSS
Putting forth his views on the discussion in principles on the US-aid grant in the parliament on Sunday, leader Dr Bhattarai opined that both the ruling party and the opposition should approve the MCC grant and there was nothing to have a qualm about the compact. He stated that all prime ministers of Nepal since 2010 should take responsibility for the MCC compact, and argued that he came to know that the MCC compact was chosen for Nepal while he was the prime minister.
HoR endorses discussion proposal on MCCBy TRN Online
he proposal of normal discussion over the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact has been endorsed by the House of Representatives (HoR).
Government gives special priority to development of fine arts: Minister AleBy RSS
He said so while inaugurating the 12th Academic Assembly of the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) here today. The Culture Minister asserted that the Ministry will bring planned programmes for the development and promotion of fine arts in the country. He said the government will pay attention to the promotion of performing arts and culture by integrating the four separate Academies dedicated to these sectors.
CPN (US) to treat MCC merely as financial aid projectBy RSS
The CPN (Unified Socialist) has, in regard to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact, decided to make its presence at the House with an explanatory proposal in order to bring MCC projects under jurisdictions of Nepal’s Constitution and law.
'We are searching alternatives to protect alliance, resolve national problem': Chair DahalBy RSS
Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Centre), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that they have been focusing their attention to find out the solution to the national problem without breaking the ruling coalition.
UML registers party at EC for upcoming local-level election purposeBy RSS
The CPN (UML) has registered the party at the Election Commission for the purpose of upcoming local-level polls. A team led by UML General Secretary Shankar Pokhrel reached the EC today and registered the party for local-level election purposes.
PM Deuba, Chairman Prachanda hold meetingBy TRN Online
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' are holding a meeting at Baluwatar, the Prime Minister's official residence.
Maoist leaders insists on concluding MMC proposal, keeping ruling alliance intactBy RSS
CPN (Maoist Centre) is of the view of concluding the proposal to ratify the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact by keeping the existing ruling alliance intact. The party, however, is to come up with a new approach in regard to the matter if the condition arrives for discontinuity of the alliance.
JSP holds central working committee meetingBy TRN Online
The meeting of the central working committee of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is going on, according to Istiyak Rai, a member of the committee.
Demonstration against MCC (Photo feature)By TRN Online
Mass organisations of the CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socialist) and other political parties demonstrated against the MCC at the New Baneshwor area where the Federal Parliament building is located.
Environment conducive created to conclude MCC: Govt spokesperson KarkiBy RSS
Talking to the media after the meeting of the two leaders at the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwor, Minister Karki claimed that following the meeting attended by top leaders of the NC and UML, an environment conducive was created for reaching a conclusion on the MCC ratification that has been tabled in the House of Representatives.
Chairmen Prachanda, Oli hold meetingBy TRN Online
Ramesh Mall, Prachanda's personal secretary, informed that leaders Prachanda and Oli are holding a meeting at the office of the parliamentary party of the UML in the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwor.
MCC enlisted in possible business of parliament meeting tomorrowBy TRN Online
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact has been included in the list of possible agendas of the House of Representatives (HoR) for tomorrow's meeting.
Prachanda, Nepal and Khanal discuss MCCBy TRN Online
Discussions of the top leaders of the ruling coalition in Singha Durbar have ended. According to Surya Kiran Sharma, press coordinator of CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', a discussion was held between the top leaders at the office of the parliamentary party of the CPN (Unified Socialist) at Singha Durbar.
Putin tells Russians security is non-negotiableBy BBC
President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russia's interests and security are non-negotiable, amid reports of more Russian troops moving closer towards Ukraine's borders.
Tiny changes in international, regional security environment likely to affect Nepal-PM DeubaBy RSS
Prime Minster and Defense Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the concerned side to remain alert towards any possible effects on overall security sector due to minor changes in international and regional security environment considering sensitive geo-political location of the country.
Minister Jhakri insists on clear stand on MCCBy RSS
Minister for Urban Development Ram Kumari Jhankri has said the coalition members are not expected to exercise a double standard in regard to the US-aid project Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact.
Plots rife to split ruling alliance: Chair PrachandaBy TRN Online
Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), a major partner in the ruling alliance, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has observed that plots have been hatched to split the current ruling alliance and topple the government.