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Kathmandu monorail project: Investment Board, contractor at odds over DPR preparation

Kathmandu, June 26 The dispute between Investment Board Nepal and the contractor company selected for the preparation of a detailed project report for the proposed monorail project in Kathmandu Valley has reached its peak as the company filed a case against the Board at the Supreme Court. Earlier, the Board has assigned Kathmandu Monorail Pvt […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Broadsheet daily newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday, including both English and Nepali, have diversified their priority in the selection of issues for the front pages. As usual, political issues are on the top; but there are many followup stories about the announcement of Secondary Education Examination results. Few other sociocultural and economic issues have […]

Why shouldn’t NCP’s registration be cancelled? Supreme Court asks Commission over 33% women reservation

Kathmandu, June 17 The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a show cause notice to the Election Commission asking why it should not cancel the registration of newly unified Nepal Communist Party. Earlier, advocates and women’s rights activities had filed a case at the apex court demanding that the decision to register the party be revoked […]

Constitutional Council meeting to recommend new Chief Justice today

Kathmandu, June 12 The Constitutional Council is holding its meeting on Tuesday to recommend the name of new Chief Justice at the Supreme Court. The position is vacant since then Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli was removed from the position in March after finding that he already crossed his retirement date. The senior-most Justice Deepak Raj […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have prioritised a host of issues. Most of them are centred on contemporary political affairs including activities in the Federal Parliament and post-budget discussions. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s address to Province 3 Assembly yesterday has also drawn significant attention. Few other contemporary sociocultural […]

Bal Krishna Dhungel case: Apex Court issues show cause to govt

Kathmandu, May 25 The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to the government on the government’s plan to waive the jail term for murder- convict Maoist leader Bal Krishna Dhungel. A single bench of Justice Deepak Kumar Karki ordered the government to submit in writing within 24 hours why it wants to waive […]