Chitra Bahadur KC condemns ‘police intervention’ in civic protestBy RSS
Ruling partner Rastriya Janamorcha has criticized what he said ‘police intervention’ in a civic demonstration held on Sunday in the central capital against the US-aid project, Millennium Challenge Corporation ( MCC).
37 languages on verge of extinction in Nepal being preservedBy RSS
At a seminar jointly organized by the Commission, Nepal Academy and UNESCO here today on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, it was shared that among the 37 languages, 23 were on the verge of extinction.
Clash between police and anti-MCC protestors (Photo feature)By TRN Online
The clash occurred as the protesters tried to enter the prohibited area and resorted to pelting stone at the police while the police responded with tear gas, baton charge and water cannon.
Police arrest 13 demonstrators from BaneshworBy RSS
Police have arrested 13 people during protests against the US Grant Assistance, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). They were detained during an anti-MCC protest in and around New Baneshwor.
Hailstorm batters PokharaBy TRN Online
The hailstone piled up from four-inch to a foot at different places such as New Road, Chiphledhunga, Bagar, Amar Singh Chowk, and Ranipauwa.
'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
Four persons die in separate incidents in BhaktapurBy RSS
Similarly, yet another man was found dead at Suryabinayek-9 in the district. According to Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, 78-year-old Shivaram Shreemali died after falling off the ladder at his home in Sanothimi. Deputy Superintendent of Police Raju Pandey said Shreemali died while receiving treatment at Nepal-Korea Friendship Hospital.
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.
Government decides to establish labour hospitalBy RSS
Disclosing the decisions of the February 17 cabinet meeting at a press conference here today, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, also the government spokesperson, shared the information.
Nepal is film shooting destination: Srinu PandrankiBy TRN Online
“Nepal is like a buffet for a filmmaker. Its wonderful sceneries, the landscape, the mountains, the rivers and the cultural and geographical diversities make Nepal a wonderful film shooting destination,” said Pandranki.
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.
National Democracy Day- poetry and essay competition winners awardedBy RSS
Academy's Chancellor Ganga Prasad Uprety gave away the awards to the winners-Ten Rai (Khotang), Basudev Pandey 'Prabhakar', Sabita Baral (Taplejung) who stood first, second and third respectively in the poetry competition.
Indian court orders death for 38 for deadly 2008 serial bomb blastsBy TRN Online
An Indian court on Friday sentenced 38 Muslim men to death and ordered life in prison for 11 others for a series of bomb blasts in 2008 in the city of Ahmedabad that killed more than 50 people, lawyers said.
Province Chief Pariyar insists on keeping PSC integrity intactBy RSS
In his address to a ceremony held to mark the first establishment day of Province PSC today, the Province Chief sought the increased role of the province body of PSC to produce an efficient workforce useful for the development of the Province. “The PSC is not expected to make a delay in selecting and recommending required human resources," he asserted.
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.
Decorate Pashupati area with images of gods, goddesses for Maha Shiva Ratri: Minister Ale directs PADT officialsBy TRN Online
"Decorate this area with the images of god Shiva and different gods and goddess as the Maha Shiva Ratri festival is approaching. Make wall painting in all the walls in the area," he told the PADT officials on Wednesday evening while inspecting the area.
Mahabir Pun to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award'By RSS
Chairperson of the National Innovation Centre Mahabir Pun is going to be honoured with 'Gandaki Ratna Award' for his contribution to the development in science and technology sector of the country.
NC Whip Bhusal presses for tabling MCC in parliament soonBy RSS
Stating that all the governments in the past pledged to implement the project, she viewed that the compact which is connected to relations including foreign and economic between Nepal and the US should not be used as a means of accessing political gains and power.