KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Representing the Government and people of Nepal, foreign minister, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for New Delhi to mourn the death of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A new set of laws to replace the one-and-a-half centuries old Muluki Ain (Civil Code) that introduces sweeping reforms in the traditional legal practices and legal provisions to deal with modern technology-based crimes has come into effect from Friday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Nepal Medical Association (NMA), professional organization of doctors, has postponed its protests which had been scheduled to begin from August 17. On August 13, NMA had announced that the doctors would stop seeing patients from August 17 and surrender their apron and licenses to the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), the medical sector regulator.
JUMLA, Aug 17: It has been almost a week since the government of Karnali Province formed a taskforce to investigate into police brutality against supporters of Dr Govinda KC at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS). However, much to the disappointment of Jumla locals, the taskforce has yet to begin its investigation.
KAKANI (Nuwakot), Aug 17: It has been three days since Ram Bahadur Tamang, 48, a garbage truck driver for the Kathmandu Metropolis has been waiting for his truck’s turn to dump waste at the Sisdole landfill site. It is not the longest of wait he has faced to dispose the garbage at the landfill site.