KATHMANDU, July 11: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has criticized the government’s move to convert Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) into a public limited company in a bid to privatize the national flag-carrier.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: A taskforce formed by the State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the House of Representatives has sought investigation into the property of former chief of Nepal Army Rajendra Chhetri. The move of the taskforce comes in response to ‘several complaints’ that allege Chhetri’s involvement in ‘massive financial irregularities’ during his term in office. Chhetri served as army chief from September 2015 to September 2018.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Directorate of Public Relations and Information (DPRI) of the Nepal Army has launched an investigation against 27 including 4 incumbent army personnel over alleged irregularities in the process of recruiting army personnel.
KATHMANDU, April 3: A sub-committee of International Relations Committee of parliament has found irregularities in share ownership transfer and land ownership transfer of Hotel Hyatt Regency Kathmandu.
POKHARA, Jan 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwor Pokhrel has said the government has formed a high-level judicial probe commission in regard with the wide-body aircraft procurement scandal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has formed a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is reportedly preparing to dole out Rs 85 million to Sajha Prakashan, the government-owned publishing house which has been reeling under a series of controversies of massive irregularities for the past one decade.
BHAKTAPUR, Nov 28: It is the responsibility of the municipality to monitor irregularities and take stern action against those violating laws. However, Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur has been found breaching the law itself.
CHIPLEDHUNGA (Kaski), Nov 26: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has expressed commitment to take action if any irregularities were found while purchasing the wide-body aircraft for the state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A study conducted by the National Vigilance Centre has exposed anomalies and irregularities prevailing in the oldest university in the country-Tribhuvan University (TU)- including the shirking of the duties by the lecturers and professors of the University.
Multiple delays, multiple deadline extensions, multiple irregularities and negligence are perhaps what characterize our multi-billion rupees development projects—including the national pride ones on which Nepal exclusively relies to achieve its development goals. This laxity and non-action on national pride projects will cost us dearly—both in terms of economy and the benefits people are supposed to derive from their completion. As Republica has found out, only seven out of 21 national pride projects have achieved 50 percent or more progress although their completion deadlines are inching closer.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: In yet another move to keep international and national non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) in line, the government has initiated an investigation into alleged financial irregularities within the Social Welfare Council, a government body responsible for exercising oversight on the I/NGOs.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 2: Rabita Devi, 22, was busy with her household chores when a few officials from her rural municipality’s office approached her on Tuesday afternoon. They handed over three chicks and Rs 500 to her. A resident of Pakahamainpur Rural Municipality, she was surprised with the gifts.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislature-Parliament has started investigating the alleged irregularities in Sajha Prakashan.
Following a series of news reports on the irregularities taking place in Sajha Prakashan in Republica and Nagarik dailies, the parliamentary panel has summoned the Sajha Prakashan officials concerned for discussions on Friday, according to PAC officials.
“We have called education secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairperson and general manager (GM)of Sajha Prakashan tomorrow,” said Ram Hari Khatiwada, a member of PAC. “I wonder what the ministries are doing by not taking action against the corrupt people!” he said.
KATHMANDU, August 2: In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament's Public Account Committee on Wednesday, lawmakers demanded action as per the law against those indulged in 'irregularities' in the Nepal Oil Corporation's land procurement process in four districts.
KATHMANDU, July 30: At a press conference organized Sunday at the Nepal Academy by Dolindra Prasad Sharma, the chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, several staffers and shareholders of the Prakashan attacked him with a flurry of questions whose answers Sharma was unable to supply. Sharma has been accused of multiple charges of corruption.
LAHAN, July 27: The tendency of government agencies and local units leaving the development budget unused till the 11th month of the fiscal year and spending it all in the final month has been found in targeted programs including women empowerment programs.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairperson and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, the state-owned publishing house established 105 years ago, has become a byword of controversy because of his working style.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 15: Following complaints of financial irregularities in various NGOs and INGOs involved in post-earthquake reconstruction works in Sindhupalchowk, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has started an investigation into the matter.
DOLAKHA, Jan 12: Although Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Dolakha chapter has been found indulging in rampant irregularities, no action has been taken against the humanitarian organization which 'works to relieve human suffering during disasters and emergencies'.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Irregularities have been detected in the ongoing enrollment of the Post raduation (PG) program under the 'sponsorship quota' at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan.