KATHMANDU, April 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the government the go-ahead for issuing citizenship by descent to the offspring of those who were given citizenship by birth under a special one-time decision taken some 12 years ago.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has claimed that his first year in office was successful in busting the transport syndicate and an organized racket of gold smugglers. The 'victory' over cartels and mafia is the major highlight of an annual progress report released by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to create environment for preparing for the election to the vacant posts in the Province Assemblies and the local levels within mid-May 2019.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: After holding several rounds of meeting and paying a field visit to the project site of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to hear the complaints of the locals, the parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has instructed the authorities to expedite the project through effective coordination among the government agencies involved.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: CIB has resumed recording of an 18-year-old for his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of Nirmal Panta, DIG and chief of Central Investigation Bureau, Niraj Shah said. The accused's DNA report is yet to come. The 18-year old's DNA was sent for inspection on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: In the four months since Nirmala Panta, the 13-year-old schoolgirl in Kanchanpur district, was raped and subsequently murdered, the issue of rape and other gender-based violence has remained the most talked-about issue. Civil society groups, informal social media groupings and several other networks launched awareness and pressure campaigns aimed at sensitizing the public about violence against women and girls.
PAANCHTHAR, Oct 15: The personal details of 46,000 people have been collected so far for the distribution of National Identity Cards (NIC) which will be a first in Nepal's history. The Home Ministry is planning to conduct the first level distribution of NICs within mid-November.
CHITWAN, Oct 3: The government plans to start a new campaign to end domestic violence, Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa said. This will succeed previous campaigns the KP Sharma Oli government has initiated over the past couple of months.