Sangeet Sangroula is a correspondent of Republica Daily. He has been reporting on earthquake reconstruction, bureaucracy, development issues, elections and various political issues since 2012.
KATHMANDU, June 29:Due to incompletion of two sets of agreement required between the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and banks on the one hand and NRA and the victims on the other, hundreds of thousands of earthquake victims are still unable to receive the house reconstruction grant offered by the government even months after signing agreements with the local authorities, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has said.
KATHMANDU, June 25:Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also chairman of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Directive Committee, has expressed serious dissatisfaction with the NRA for failing to carry out result-oriented reconstruction and rehabilitation work even 15 months after the devastating earthquakes of April and May last year.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Following the Afghanistan bomb attack which killed 13 Nepali citizens, the government has imposed a ban on employment for Nepali workers in the four conflict-ravaged countries of Afghanistan, Syria, Libya and Iraq.
KATHMANDU, June 23: The government on Wednesday brought home the bodies of the 12 Nepali citizens who were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday. Along with the dead bodies, as many as 24 Nepalis also returned home quitting their jobs in Afghanistan.
KATHMANDU, June 21: A sub-committee formed under the Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Parliament to study the facilities provided to former ranking officials has stated that the former top brass of all the three security agencies--Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army--have been misusing the facilities provided them by the government.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The government has come up with a detailed action plan for holding elections of all the three levels -- local, provincial and federal -- in the new federal setup and completing other key tasks as envisioned in the new constitution, by mid-January, 2018.
KATHMANDU, June 16:Despite objections from the opposition as well as the ruling Maoists, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that the local level elections will be held by mid-December.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Despite objections from the opposition as well as the ruling Maoists, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that the local level elections will be held by mid-December.