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Govt formally decides to convert Mahakavi Devkota’s house into museum

Kathmandu, December 6 The government of Nepal has decided to convert the house of Mahakavi Laxmi Prasad Devkota into a museum. A Cabinet meeting held earlier this week made the decision to convert the house in Maitidevi of Kathmandu into the museum to showcase belongings and property of late poet. The government spokesperson, Minister for […]

Govt adding USD 100,000 to UPF’s prize money for youth, children

Kathmandu, December 4 The government has decided to add the equal amount to the prize money that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli recently received from controversial Universal Peace Federation as Leadership and Good Governance Award. Prime Minister Oli had received USD 100,000. Oli has already handed over the prize to the government and the government […]

Ministers divided over govt plan to delay decision sharing

Kathmandu, November 15 After stakeholders and media fraternity criticised the government decision against sharing decisions of Cabinet meetings immediately, members of the Council of Ministers have been seen divided over the issue. Whereas some ministers view that the decision was right because Cabinet decisions take time to get mature, some ministers want to share them […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The government decision against making public decisions of the Cabinet meeting immediately after the meeting has been one of the most discussed issues on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Tuesday. Likewise, most of the newspapers have also given significant space to a lunch meeting of seven […]

Communications Minister to host press meet every week to share Cabinet decisions

Kathmandu, November 12 The government has defended its decision of not revealing decisions made by the Cabinet meeting to the public immediately. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s press advisor Kundar Aryal says the government has decided so, not to hide the information, but to make the dissemination process for effective and systematic. Now onwards, the […]

PM picks Rajan Bhattarai for foreign affairs advisor

Kathmandu, November 12 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appointed Rajan Bhattarai as his foreign affairs advisor. Bhattarai was a member of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the 2015 constitution. He had contested the 2017 parliamentary elections for a House of Representatives seat representing Kathmandu-4, but was defeated by Gagan Thapa of Nepali Congress. He […]