More optics, less substance

June 25, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 25: Prime Minister KP Oli arrived home on Sunday, concluding his six-day official visit to China. Although there was high optimism in Nepal about his visit to the northern neighbor this time, Prime Minister Oli has largely failed to live up to the expectations.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to control possible monsoon flooding of Tarai, and provide appropriate price to the sugarcane farmers for their production.

POKHARA, June 24: The Province 4’s assembly is working to finalize their provincial name and its capital today after a committee formed to finalize names recommended it.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that it would take time for the much hyped railway to come to Nepal, despite claiming that a monorail would ply in Kathmandu’s roads within five years.

LHASA, TIBET, June 24: Government of both neighbours—China and India have called Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's slogan of 'prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepalis' as 'significant', while recognizing it at the government level.

DANG, June 24: Three months after the formation of the provincial assembly in Province 5, lawmakers of the province are yet to get their badge, which is often considered as their identity.

POKHARA, June 24: A meeting of Province 4 on Sunday will initiate discussions on the viable names for the province and the location of its capital based on a report submitted by a special committee.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Former foreign minister Prakash Saran Mahat has said that Nepal should ask both India and China to build railway links to the country on grants instead of investing national budget in such projects.

JANAKPUR, June 23: The already troubled relations between Kathmandu and the government of Province 2 have further soured lately after the federal government allegedly intervened in the affairs of the provincial government against the spirit of federalism.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A national convention of Nepali Congress (NC) district presidents that ended with a 21-point Hetauda Declaration on Friday concluded that the controversial remarks by ruling party leaders about introducing a directly elected executive presidential system were aimed at pushing the country toward a fresh round of instability.