Recommendation of TJ bodies officials at 'final stage'

Published On: May 14, 2019 06:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 14: The process of recommending the chiefs and members of the two crucial Transitional Justice (TJ) bodies has reached the final stage.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairperson of the National Assembly (NA) have assured a delegation from the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) of their support for amending regressive provisions in media-related bills which are under discussion in parliament.

MAKWANPUR, May 14: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed the provincial assembly session of Province 3 on Monday, demanding that the permanent capital of the province be fixed without further delay.

MoU signed between Nepal and Cambodia

Published On: May 13, 2019 08:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal and Cambodia have agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations, promote tourism and enhance trade to newer heights.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Sajha Bibeksheel Party has suggested the government to hold deep discussion with bodies concerned in response to the questions raised over the proposed Media Council Bill.

KATHMANDU, May 13:  Lawmakers attending the meeting of the House of Representatives today raised their voice on various current issues.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Federal Parliament members have stressed that development, construction and industrialisation issues should be given priority in the upcoming budget.

KATHMANDU, May 13: As the government drafts bills, one after another, curtailing press freedom, experts have advised the media watchdog organizations to challenge the bills in court.

Protesting students pelt stones

Published On: May 13, 2019 08:36 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 13: Students affiliated to the erstwhile Naya Shakti Nepal party’s students union pelted stones at Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) office for appointing TU personnel affiliated to the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), relatives of TU staffers and those affiliated to the main opposition party Nepali Congress to permanent posts ranging from driver to deputy administrator.

Tainted TU registrar Upreti promoted to professor

Published On: May 13, 2019 08:32 AM NPT By: Bishnu Prasad Aryal

KATHMANDU, May 13: Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) has promoted the university’s controversial registrar Dilli Ram Upreti, to a professor. A probe panel had found Registrar Upreti, among other officials, guilty of irregularities while issuing affiliations to private medical colleges a few years back, and had recommended to the government to take action against him.