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Prime Minister expands his Cabinet, inducts two new ministers from Federal Socialist Forum Nepal

Kathmandu, June 1 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expanded his Cabinet on Friday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed two ministers from the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal as per the¬†recommendation made by the Prime Minister. The party recently joined the ruling coalition after signing a two-point agreement with the government. Forum‚Äôs Chair Upendra Yadav has […]

Government may pick new chiefs of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force today

Kathmandu, April 10 The Council of Ministers is likely to appoint new inspectors general of Nepal Police and Armed Police Force on Tuesday. Incumbent Nepal Police IG Prakash Aryal and APF IG Singha Bahadur Shrestha are retiring this week. A Cabinet meeting was held this morning. However, it could not make the appointments. Therefore, it […]

Left alliance-Forum talks: No understanding on power sharing

Kathmandu, March 1 A meeting held between the left alliance, consisting the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre, and the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal could not make any concrete result to bring the Madhesh-centric party into the government. Top leaders of the three parties had held the meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar […]

Left alliance, Forum to give another try for understanding today

Kathmandu, March 1 The left alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre is holding another round of meeting with Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal on Thursday also. The two sides have expedited talks for last few days in a bid to convince the Madhesh-centric party to join UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government. A meeting of […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Whereas the new government is yet to get its full shape as the Prime Minister is waiting for the Madhesh-centric Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal to join his Cabinet, the Federal Parliament Secretariat has expedited preparations to host the first meeting of the first session of Parliament including both the House of Representatives and the National Assembly. […]

What are messages of Khatiwada’s appointment as Finance Minister?

Kathmandu, February 27 In selecting ‘non-politician’ Yubaraj Khatiwada as the powerful Minister of Finance of his government, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, of course, faced severe criticism from a section of his own cadres. Apparently, the former Nepal Rastra Bank governor was not expected to be sworn in as the Cabinet minister though some people […]