KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), a key body to address public health concerns, has not been proactive to share the detailed information about COVID-19 funds, its allocation and records of spending by different government bodies.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The government has been facing a massive rise in demand for non-budgetary funds for the preparation of mid-term elections and procurement of vaccines against COVID-19 along with the unhealthy competition to extend the institutional structures and more recruitment of staff.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: As the government has decided not to bear the cost of PCR testing and COVID-19 treatment, a conflict has arisen between the local units and the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) over conducting PCR tests, resulting in delayed contact-tracing.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepali Congress (NC) Joint General Secretary Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is also a coordinator of Corona Monitoring Committee of party, has urged the government to arrange isolation and quarantine facilities to those COVID-19 infected people living in rent in Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Refuting media reports about the alleged encroachment of Nepali territory by China in Humla district, Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali has said that there is no dispute over territory between Nepal and China.
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Medical doctors who recently completed their undergraduate degree (MBBS and BDS) have been impatiently waiting to put their skills to use. Thousands of students who completed their medical internships have been waiting for the government to deploy them to work on frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The federal, provincial and local government bodies have been directed to observe the upcoming Civil Service Day by maintaining adequate health safety. The meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Lokdarshan Regmi has urged the government employees to compulsorily maintain lockdown rules and adopt health safety.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The government’s plan to make hotel quarantine mandatory for the migrant workers returning home through repatriation flights could possibly put many Nepali migrant workers into trouble.
KATHMANDU, July 7: With the incumbent Inspector General of Police (IGP) Thakur Prasad Gyawaly retiring from the service on Wednesday, a cabinet meeting scheduled for later today is set to appoint the new chief of Nepal Police.
KATHMANDU, March 4: Police have failed to book key leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN) as the former do not have any orders to do so from the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Senior NCP leaders also appear divided over a possible solution. NCP Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday said the government was looking for 'administrative solutions' to the problem without further explanation.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: At a time when the government is drawing flaks from all quarters for allegedly removing Pashupati Sharma’s satirical song from YouTube, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli defended saying that the government has no hand in removing it.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: National Federation of the Disabled-Nepal (NFDN) has expressed serious dissatisfaction over a proposal of the government to reduce reservation quota for disabled people in the government jobs.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: While terming transitional justice an “internal matter,” Nepal has said that it remains committed to addressing the remaining components of transitional justice in the best interest of the country and people.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has said it has not any formal information regarding the decision of the Council of Ministers to keep the hospitals named after its two former presidents the late Girija Prasad Koirala and the late Sushil Koirala under the federal government.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The government is to provide Rs 500,000 each to the family of those who died in a bus accident in Dhanusha. Six persons were electrocuted on Friday when the bus carrying members of a marriage party came in contact with live wire of 11,000 voltage at Sabaila municipality-4.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES), a non-governmental, non-political, and not-for- profit organization, has urged the government to fulfill Dr Govinda KC’s demands by implementing the past agreements reached with him.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The year 2018 is almost over and we are on the eve of the New Year 2019. The year 2018 has been proved a historic one in view of the promotion of domestic tourism as over one million foreign tourists, the ever highest number, visited Nepal in this period, sending a wave of new hope and encouragement to the tourism industry.