KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Though the National Medical Education Bill, which was recently approved from both houses of parliament, paves the way for new private medical colleges outside the Kathmandu Valley, Tribhuvan University (TU) and Kathmandu University (KU) are firm not to issue new affiliations in line with the new law due to their "limited capacity" to supervise the colleges affiliated to them.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Senior orthopedic surgeon Govinda KC has demanded to annul the affiliation granted to Janaki Medical College based in Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has petitioned the Supreme Court to vacate its stay order against cancellation of the affiliation granted to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a stay order against the decision of Tribhuvan University (TU) to scrap the affiliation granted to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).

KATHMADU, Nov 1: The Supreme Court has issued stay order against the decision of Tribhuvan University (TU) to scrap affiliation given to National Medical College in Kathmandu. A single bench of justice Dambar Bahadur Shahi issued the order without calling the persecutor to discuss over a writ filed by the owner of the college.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The government has issued a medical education ordinance, barring the university from providing affiliation to new medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, September 7: Following the decision of Tribhuvan University's executive council to scrap the affiliation issued to the controversial Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC), Dr Govinda KC has puts off his 12th fast-unto-death scheduled to begin Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, September 3: Following widespread criticism against its decision to grant affiliation to the controversial Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC), Tribhuvan University (TU) has temporarily suspended the affiliation granted to the college.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Health professionals associated with Nepal Medical Association (NMA) are all set to work wearing black armbands from Monday as part of their protests against granting affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).

KATHMANDU, August 26: Bibeksheel Sajha Party organized a protest rally jingling bells  against the decision of Tribhuvan University (TU) to grant affiliation to Kathmandu Medical College.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Former health minister and parliament member Gagan Thapa registered a motion of public interest in parliament on Thursday, demanding that the prime minister cancel the affiliation issued by Tribhuvan University (TU) to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).

KATHMANDU, August 21: Five days after putting off his 11th and longest fast-unto-death, Dr. Govinda KC warned on Sunday to launch his 12th hunger strike, demanding that the Tribhuvan University (TU)’s decision to provide affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College of Ghattekulo, Kathmandu, be scrapped.

KATHMANDU, August 20: At a time when Dr Govinda Kc was staging his indefinite 11th hunger strike, it has been reported that Senate and Executive Council of Tribhuvan University has given the affiliation to Ghattekulo-based Kathmandu National Medical College.

KATHMANDU, June 3: After several postponements Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM) has again warned that he will start fast-unto-death strike from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is reportedly creating pressure on Kathmandu University (KU) authorities to issue affiliation to Jhapa-based B&C Medical College, which is owned by a Maoist leader.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: A group of medical doctors has urged the government to cancel the process initiated for providing affiliation to Jhapa-based B & C Medical College.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Breaching the deal reached with Dr Govinda KC only three days ago, the government has paved the way for the Jhapa-based B & C Medical College to get university affiliation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Women, Children, Senior Citizen and Social Welfare Committee (WCSCSWC) of the parliament has formed a sub-committee to stop new affiliation granted under foreign open universities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Women, Children, Senior Citizen and Social Welfare Committee (WCSCSWC) of the parliament has formed a sub-committee to stop new affiliation granted under foreign open universities.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, does not have any records of the lands and buildings owned by college campuses to which it has granted affiliation.

ROLPA, Sept 27: Students of the Jaljala Multiple Campus have expressed dissatisfaction over the decision to strip the campus' affiliation with the Tribhuvan University and become an offshoot of the Mid Western University.