KATHMANDU, June 12: Nepal Law Commission has drawn a preliminary conclusion suggesting that the statute of limitation should be extended only in the rape cases involving minors. Following the demand to make changes to the statute of limitations specified by Section 229 of the National Penal Code Act regarding coercive control, the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs gave the commission the responsibility to study the issue and report whether it would be appropriate to extend or reduce the time limit.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Making revisions to the Right to Education Bill, parliament’s Committee on Health and Education has proposed that big private schools should provide completely free education for up to 15 percent of their students.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The Ministry of Education has altered a provision in the bill on right to education that would require private schools to provide completely free education to at least 25 percent of their students.