Major parties agree on civic poll plan, date announcement likely on February 19

Kathmandu, February 10 Major political parties have agreed to announce the date for local level elections within February 19, 2017. As per the understanding, the first phase of local elections will take place within Baishakh-end, 2074 BS (May 14) or Jeth 1 (May 15). According to sources, the government will announce the date for elections […]

CPN-UML after poll talks with PM Prachanda: No clear commitment came

Kathmandu, February 10 After a pretty long time, Prime Minister Prachanda has held talks with his predecessor and CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli. The talks between Oli and Prachanda, who is also chair of the CPN-Maoist Centre, took place at the residence of Maoist leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha at the latter’s residence in Lalitpur. Oli […]