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Ashok Dahal

Ashok Dahal has been covering political and parliamentary affairs for Republica since 2013. He has worked for different media houses—print, television and radio.
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Way paved for establishing open university in Nepal

Published On: July 4, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, July 4: After a decade-long effort, the parliament has finally paved way for establishing and running open university for the first time in Nepal by endorsing the Nepal Open University bill on Thursday.

Way paved for establishing open university in Nepal

Published On: July 2, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, July2: After a decade-long effort, the parliament has finally paved way for establishing and running open university for the first time in Nepal by endorsing the Nepal Open University bill on Thursday.

Donors stop funding orphanage after finding irregularities

Published On: June 30, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 30: German donors have accused Ramesh Dhamala, chairman of Children's Welfare Organization (CWO), Dhading of misusing donations provided by them for the education of orphans.

Parliament session deferred over grant distribution row

Published On: June 25, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 25: The major opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting on Friday again demanding that the government distribute the grant amount of Rs 200,000 to earthquake victims at one go rather than in installments.

Existing bills backlog affecting new legislations

Published On: June 22, 2016 12:06 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 22: As over 40 bills remain pending in parliament for years, the new task of formulating over 100 legislations in line with the new constitution is likely to be affected.

Parliamentary regulations endorsed, paves way for hearings panel

Published On: June 20, 2016 01:11 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 20: With the endorsement of the new parliamentary regulations on Sunday, Parliament has paved the way for initiating parliamentary confirmation hearings for the proposed chief justice, the chief election commissioner, 11 other justices and 22 ambassadors, which have remained pending for long now.

House endorses Parliament Regulations, PHSC to be 15-member

Published On: June 19, 2016 03:11 PM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 19 : The Legislature-Parliament has passed the Legislature-Parliament Business Operations Regulations which had been pending at the House for a long time dues difference in opinion among the major political parties. A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament approved the Regulations on Sunday.

Parliament dumping motions of urgent public importance

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:17 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

KATHMANDU, June 18: Over 70 motions on matters of urgent public importance were registered at the Parliament Secretariat in the past three years, but only six of these came up for discussion in parliamentary meetings during this period.

7 appellate courts to become high courts

Published On: June 6, 2016 06:44 AM NPT By: Ashok Dahal

Nine to be converted into high court benches KATHMANDU, June 6: The government has registered a bill at the Parliament Secretariat to replace the existing 16 appellate courts with seven high courts, in accordance with provisions of the new Constitution.