KATHMANDU, July  20: Doubts have surfaced regarding the enforcement of civil and criminal codes from August 17. The civil and criminal codes, which were enacted after a long preparation, are unlikely to be enforced due to the lack of required rules, directives as well as insufficient preparation by the implementing agencies.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Even after the government airlifted Dr Govinda KC by force from Jumla Thursday, the 20th day of his fast-unto-death, he has continued the fast at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) here.

JUMLA, June 20: Over 40 people including doctors, nurses and students were injured on Thursday when security personnel entered the premises of Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), used batons to disperse the opposing crowds, and forcefully took Dr Govinda KC out of the hospital for airlifting to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Following pressure from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) to withdraw the National Medical Education Bill from parliament, the meeting of the House of Representatives was put off for a week on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the concerned bodies to complete the Pokhara airport, which is also a national pride project, within three years.

KATHMANDU, July 19: A meeting of the Federal Parliament scheduled for Thursday has been adjourned for July 27.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Dr. Govinda KC, who is on his 20th day of his hunger strike has accused the government of using force to airlift him for treatment from Jumla to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Girirajmani Pokharel today ruled out the possibility of pulling out the Medical Education Bill. He however, said that some revisions could be made in the bill.

KATHMANDU, July 19: After dozens being injured, Dr. KC has agreed to come to Kathmandu. "I cannot see students being injured, instead I will fly to Kathmandu", said Dr. KC.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued the interlocutory stay order upholding the appointments made by the Deuba government.