Nepal PM Administers Fresh Oath to Chief Justice

Jan 18 – Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala administered the oath of office and secrecy to Chief Justice (CJ) Dilip Kumar Poudel at a special swearing-in ceremony organised at the National Planning Commission hall inside Singha Durbar, today afternoon. This is the first time in the five-decade history of the Nepali judiciary that the primeContinue reading “Nepal PM Administers Fresh Oath to Chief Justice”

Nepal Maoists Formally Dissolve Peoples' Governments, Peoples' Courts

Jan 18 – Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has said that it has dissolved all its “people’s governments” and “people’s courts” across the country. In a statement issued Thursday, Maoist Chairman Prachanda said that all levels of local governments run by his party were dissolved as per the agreement reached with the governments in theContinue reading “Nepal Maoists Formally Dissolve Peoples' Governments, Peoples' Courts”

Nepal in Transition: Photos of First Day of Arms Management

News of the day: Maoists Formally Dissolve Peoples’ Governments, Peoples’ Courts: Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has said that it has dissolved all its “people’s governments” and “people’s courts” across the country. In a statement issued Thursday, Maoist Chairman Prachanda said that all levels of local governments run by his party were dissolved as perContinue reading “Nepal in Transition: Photos of First Day of Arms Management”

First Day of Arms Management: 554 Maoist Combatants Registered

KATHMANDU/CHITWAN- United Nations arms monitors- assisted by the Gurkha Interim Task Force (ITF)- started the registration and storage of Maoist arms at two cantonment sites, in Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts, Wednesday (17 Jan). Altogether 554 Maoist combatants and an equal number of weapons were registered on the first day. A statement issued by the OfficeContinue reading “First Day of Arms Management: 554 Maoist Combatants Registered”