Karnali to present policies and programmes tomorrow

Karnali to present policies and programmes tomorrow
The Karnali provincial government will be presenting its policies and programmes for fiscal year 2018-19 at the provincial assembly on June 8.The provincial government will table the proposed policies and programmes with a goal for balanced, justified and equal development. Karnali Government's Spokesperson and Minister for Land Reform, Agricult...

World Environment Day-PM Greetings

World Environment Day-PM Greetings
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that environmental pollution could emerge as a common challenge with rapid efforts in place towards attaining economic prosperity. In a message on the occasion of the World Environment Day today, he said that it is urgent for all of us to collectively think about environmental protection and devise our actio...

North Korea ‘military reshuffle’ raises eyebrows in Seoul

North Korea ‘military reshuffle’ raises eyebrows in Seoul
Seoul is monitoring developments in the North's military, it said Monday after reports Pyongyang replaced three of its top military officials ahead of a summit with the United States. President Donald Trump is due to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal high on the agenda and reports ...

More than 300 citizenships distributed through mobile camp

More than 300 citizenships distributed through mobile camp
More than 300 citizenship documents were distributed from the Integrated Mobile Camp at Darbang of Malika rural municipality on Saturday.The District Administration Office (DAO) organized a two-day mobile camp in Malika and Dhaulagiri rural municipalities distributing 314 citizenships, Assistant Chief District Officer (CDO) Lila Devi Aryal said. ...

Kenya arrests 20 officials over graft scandal

Kenya arrests 20 officials over graft scandal
Kenyan police have arrested about 20 suspects from the National Youth Service (NYS) over a 90 million U.S. dollar graft scandal. Youth Affairs Principal Secretary Lillian Mbogo-Omollo presented herself to the police on Monday as investigators intensify probe into the scandal at the NYS, the country's premier vocational training institute for under...

India to ignore US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela: minister

India to ignore US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela: minister
India will keep trading with Iran and Venezuela despite the threat of fallout from US sanctions against the two countries, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.Swaraj, asked at a news conference whether US action against Iran and Venezuela would damage India, said the country would not make foreign policy "under pressure".US President Donald ...

Palestinian president leaves hospital after eight-day stay

Palestinian president leaves hospital after eight-day stay
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday left hospital in theWest Bank city of Ramallah eight days after he was hospitalized with pneumonia and high fever. Outside Ramallah Consulting Hospital in the city, Abbas told reporters "I will get back to work tomorrow and thanks God and to the great hospital which is a good exemplary of our hospita...

Saudi Arabia says ready to allow women to drive as ban lift nears

Saudi Arabia says ready to allow women to drive as ban lift nears
Saudi Interior Ministry has confirmed its readiness to allow women to drive vehicles, starting from June 24 after decades of ban. Assistant Minister of Interior for Operation Affairs General Saeed Al-Qahtani has confirmed that all women who are capable of driving cars can do so, Al Arabiya local news reported on Monday. He also said female driv...

Abe, Trump agree to meet before possible DPRK-U.S. summit: Kyodo

Abe, Trump agree to meet before possible DPRK-U.S. summit: Kyodo
  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump had agreed to meet before a possible summit between Trump and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un, Kyodo news reported. Enditem

Malaysia PM says to cancel high speed rail project with Singapore

Malaysia PM says to cancel high speed rail project with Singapore
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday that he will drop the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) project, as part of his efforts after winning the election to restore the financial health of the country.Mahathir made the remarks at a press conference, saying it is "a final decision" to cancel the project, but Malays...