Qatar to reimburse workers for illegal recruitment costs

Published On: October 16, 2019 07:37 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Qatar has started a scheme to reimburse expatriate workers who were forced to pay exorbitant fees to get employed there in a move that could benefit thousands of Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Around 43 percent children under the age of five are malnourished in Nepal, according to a report published by UNICEF.

Alam remanded to seven days in police custody

Published On: October 16, 2019 07:27 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Oct 16: The Rautahat District Court on Tuesday has remanded suspended lawmaker and former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam to judicial custody for seven days for investigations.

Mahara produced in court, remanded for 3 days

Published On: October 16, 2019 06:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Kathmandu District Court has remanded former House of Representatives speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara in custody for three more days for investigations into a rape attempt complaint filed against him by a female staffer at the parliament secretariat.

Oct 15: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: October 15, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

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KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Kathmandu District Court has allowed the police administration to remand Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara into custody for the next three days.

Lawmaker Shah arrested on charge of vandalizing airport

Published On: October 15, 2019 02:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Police on Tuesday have arrested lawmaker Pramod Kumar Shah on the charge of vandalizing Janakpur airport.

Lawmaker Yadav demands fair investigation into acid attack

Published On: October 15, 2019 11:57 AM NPT By: Republica

BIRGUNJ, Oct 15: Lawmaker Pradip Kumar Yadav has suggested to the police to fairly investigate the acid attack on Muskan Khatun, a 15-year-old girl from Birgunj.

Reconstruction of quake-destroyed govt buildings delayed

Published On: October 15, 2019 11:55 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Oct 15: The reconstruction of government buildings in Barpak, Gorkha, that were severely damaged by the 2015 earthquake, has been picking up pace of late.

Local govt distributes food to drought victims

Published On: October 15, 2019 11:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KHOTANG, Oct 15: Drought victims of eight wards in Halesi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang were distributed food recently. The local government took the step to distribute food and make the people aware about food storage by conducting a program.