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Govt declares 2,807 security personnel martyrs

Kathmandu, January 29 The government has declared 2,807 security personnel killed on various occasions as martyrs. A Cabinet meeting held on Monday declared personnel of Nepal Police Nepal Army, Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department martyrs. It includes 1,448 personnel of Nepal Police, 1,018 of Nepal Army, 318 of APF and 23 of NID. […]

Nepal govt ‘sacks’ its ambassador to Australia after human trafficking controversy

Kathmandu, January 8 The government of Nepal has decided to ‘sack’ its ambassador to Australia, Lucky Sherpa, after a controversy about her alleged involvement in human trafficking activities mounted. Few weeks back, Wonchhu Sherpa, who was deployed as a driver for the ambassador in Canberra, had told a television programme in Nepal that not only […]

NOC gets full-fledged boss after 13 months

Kathmandu, January 8 The government on Monday appointed Surendra Paudel as the Executive Director of the state-run fuel distribution monopoly, Nepal Oil Corporation. The post was vacant since then Executive Director, Gopal Bahadur Khadka, was transferred to the Ministry in October 2017 after he was found involved in irregularities while purchasing land to construct petroleum […]

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 […]