MCC to be discussed in HoR tomorrowBy TRN Online
Finance Minister Janardan Sharma will put forth the proposal for the discussion of the MCC, according to the possible agenda of parliament issued today.
Minister Khand meets Chiarmen Prachanda and OliBy RSS
During the meeting with Prachanda, also former Prime Minister held at his residence at Khumaltar in Lalitpur, the two dwelt on the contemporary political situation, addressing the parliament impasse and endorsement of the MCC among others, according to the secretariat of Minister Khand.
SC rejects demand for interim order to postpone local level pollBy RSS
The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday rejected to issue an interim order in a petition filed demanding to put off the local level election slated for May 13.
PM Deuba, UML Chair Oli hold discussion at BaluwatarBy TRN Online
Ram Sharan Bajagain, Chair Oli's press coordinator, informed that Chair Oli went to Baluwatar for a meeting with PM Deuba at about 6 pm and the meeting was going on till 7 pm.
Voting against government proposal by coalition partner unethical: ThapaBy RSS
He added, "It will be unethical and non-political to say we are the ruling coalition after casting vote against the government's proposal. It is not possible to be the ruling alliance if the ruling partners cast vote against government's proposal."
Chair Prachanda instructs party cadres to focus on upcoming pollBy RSS
Prachanda has also asked to identify the prospective candidates who could positively influence in the locality to field in the upcoming local level election.
CPN US central secretariat meeting todayBy TRN Online
A meeting of the central secretariat of the ruling coalition partner CPN (Unified Socialist) is going to be held Monday afternoon.
'Parliament alone decides what development assistance is needed'By TRN Online
"Nepal has always been pursuing an independent, balanced and non-aligned foreign policy. In pursuant to this policy, as a sovereign country, Nepal has accepted and utilized development assistance as per her national requirement and priority," read the MoFA press release issued in response to the media queries and the views related to the MCC.
MCC tabled without national consensus: Dev GurungBy TRN Online
He said that CPN (Maoist Center) was for tabling the MCC after forging a national consensus and that the same was view put forth in the business advisory committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) today
Ruling coalition parties agree to table MCC in parliamentBy TRN Online
The ruling coalition has agreed to table the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement, a US development aid project, to parliament.
MCC needs to be amended before tabling, ratifying: CPN (Unified Socialist)By TRN Online
The meeting of the standing committee of the party held today decided not to accept the MCC as it is, spokesperson of the CPN (US) Jagannath Khatiwada informed after the standing committee meeting.
Perspective towards MCC be changed: NC Vice-Chair GurungBy RSS
Nepali Congress (NC) Vice-Chairperson Dhanaraj Gurung has urged all political parties to consider changing their political perspective towards the US-aid grant Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
UML Chair Oli for unity to materialize national aspiration for prosperityBy RSS
On the same occasion, Chair Oli extended tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the democratic movement of Nepal. The former prime minister also recalled the day as a historical day when civil rights were established.
Kamal Thapa announces RPP NepalBy TRN Online
A party named 'RPP Nepal' has been declared on the chairmanship of Kamal Thapa.
Violence, incitement to violence not acceptable: US embassyBy TRN Online
The US embassy's view comes out in the context of the demonstrations against the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in the country.
China opposes coercive diplomacy at expense of Nepal's sovereignty, interests: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokespersonBy TRN Online
Spokesperson Wang was responding to a question about China's comment on the reported US' pressure on Nepal to ratify Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact by February 28 and the demonstrations in Nepal against the MCC.
Central Committee meeting of CPN (Maoist Center) postponedBy TRN Online
The meeting has been deferred owing to a special political situation that has developed lately, informed Shriram Dhakal, secretary of the central office of the CPN (Maoist Center).
Youth organisations protest against MCC (Photo feature)By TRN Online
Youth organisations of CPN (Maoist Center), a partner in the ruling alliance, and other political parties protested against the MCC carrying out demonstrations and sloganeering against the MCC in Baneshwor, the area where the parliament building is located.
Integrated and coordinative efforts required for scientific innovations: PM DeubaBy TRN Online
At the 45th Academic Assembly of the NAST today, Prime Minister Deuba laid an emphasis on the need of stopping the brain drain by fully mobilizing educated human resources in the area of science and technology in the country and accelerating the pace of economic development linking science and technology with nation's modernization and production system.