KATHMANDU, Jan 20: To control and regulate the use of cigarettes and tobacco products, the government has introduced the provision of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. A Cabinet decision on Thursday approved the proposal after five years of the Tobacco Product (Control and Regulatory) Act 2011.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government is preparing to remove chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction authority (NRA), Sushil GyewaIi. According to Minister for Population and Environment, Jay Dev Joshi, almost all members of the Council of Ministers have agreed to dismiss Gyewali.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8:The government on Thursday formed a Language Commission and appointed Lawadev Awasthi as its head, in accordance with a provision of the new Constitution that makes formation of such a commission mandatory by September 19.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday said that the government will provide a total of Rs 500,000 each to the earthquake victims. According to him, out of the total amount, Rs 300,000 would be provided as a grant and Rs 200,000 as a public collateral loan.
KATHMANDU, July 22: A Cabinet meeting held in Singha Durbar on Friday decided to construct a spectacular building for Bir Hospital in the area stretching over 700 ropanis of land at Duwakot in Bhaktapur district.