December 13, 2020 08:05 PM NPT
By: Kamal Subedi
“Mill owners took our canes, processed them to sugar, sold it and earned lucrative profits. However, we are still empty-handed. We are neck-deep into debt as we have borrowed money from the local moneylenders and financial institutions.”
September 11, 2020 02:24 PM NPT
By: Kamal Subedi
Experts have frequently questioned the effectiveness of the months-long lockdown and criticized the government for its 'inefficiency' to tackle the pandemic as the country has started witnessing more than 1,000 new cases almost every day.
KATHMANDU, June 26 :The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to expand the coverage of the internet to all local units, community schools and health institutions at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, May 24: Nepal reported the first case of COVID-19 on January 24 earlier this year. A student returning from the disease’s epicentre, China’s Wuhan, was the first to be diagnosed with this disease.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Lawmakers have said that the government could not introduce concrete plans for the repatriation of Nepalis who have been left stranded in various parts of the world. They further blamed the government for being indifferent to taking any initiative to bring those Nepalis back to the country who are left stranded after their host countries imposed lockdowns to battle the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, May 7: Lawmakers of the House of Representatives have demanded that the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) of class 10, which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 fears, should be scrapped.