KATHMANDU, July 10:The National Forensic Science Laboratory (NFSL) has carried out 6,520 sample tests in the first eleven months of the fiscal 2075/76 BS. The sample tests were undertaken in 1,770 cases the laboratory received from different agencies, the lab sources said.

ILAM, June 14: Families of those who were disappeared during the decade-long armed conflict in Ilam are still waiting in the hope that their missing kin would return home some day.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The government has proposed to bar the judiciary, constitutional bodies and security agencies from receiving direct funding from foreign donors and international non-governmental organizations

KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Oli on Thursday directed the security agencies to stay prepared to combat security challenges posed by international terrorist groups and various extremist elements taking the path of violence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A case of tax evasion and fraud against promoters of nine outlets of branded goods in Durbar Marg has suffered due to differences among two government agencies.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Mahendra Yadav has issued a directive to the officials in the Ministry to ensure clean drinking water in the flood-affected areas in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, JULY 27: The plan to set up a foreign employment unit under Nepal Police could be a game changer in ending the woes faced by migrant workers but the government looks certain to face multiple hurdles including legal complications.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government has claimed that fixing potholes and repairing roads inside the Kathmandu Valley has been expedited following the direction from the prime minister last week.

Among its other duties, the parliament’s Development Committee is responsible for making government agencies accountable for the vital development and infrastructure works they carry out. This includes holding those responsible for the current messy state of the roads of Kathmandu Valley to account. Republica’s Thira L Bhusal and Mahabir Paudyal spoke to the committee chairperson, Rabindra Adhikari, on the state of valley roads. What explains the woeful state of our roads, and can we expect things to get better anytime soon?

KATHMANDU, May 27: The representatives from government and different foreign aid agencies have committed to working together on better emergency preparedness during crises in Nepal.

AUSTIN(Texas), May 7:  Parents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under a proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bimilendra Nidhi has instructed the concerned government bodies to make all arrangement for preempting human loss by clearing the blocked confluence of Arun rive and Barun river with great caution.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has instructed the security agencies to make necessary security arrangements to ensure “free and fair polls”.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The parliament on Friday endorsed the Election Offence and Punishment Bill which bars political parties from accepting financial assistance or donation from the governmental and non-governmental agencies. They will however be allowed to accept donations offered by private individuals and the private sector.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Jan 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will leave no stone unturned to punish unscrupulous manpower agencies that have left many Nepali youths in a lurch in foreign lands.

NEW YORK, Jan 12: President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies on Wednesday, just nine days before he takes over their command as president, and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The first convention of the government attorneys concluded on Sunday stating that the attorneys could be selective in defending decisions of state agencies.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Experts have said that the reconstruction and renovation of heritage sites by foreign governments has been taking time as they lack proper and detailed knowledge about Nepal's arts, culture and heritage.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Keeping in view of the growing grievances of the public over the constitution amendment bill that might spur clashes, the Ministry of Home Affairs has warned security agencies to remain alert about the possible repetition of the Tikapur incident of last year that left eight people dead. The ministry has also instructed the security forces to avoid excessive use of force to control mob.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed manpower companies to operate foreign employment sector in an organised and decent way.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday defended the government's Thursday's decision to give nationwide public holiday during the visits by the heads of state of two neighboring countries--India and China.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government decided to observe a public holiday for Chinese and Indian presidents’ Nepal visits as per the suggestion of the political leaders and security agencies.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Ministry of Education (MoE) and its departments have been running without high ranking officials and chiefs for several months.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Despite the government's introduction of free visa and free ticket policy for Nepalis seeking employment in Malaysia and some countries in the Gulf, many migrant workers going to these countries are still forced to pay more than the required amount as processing fee.

JANAKPUR, July 15: Outbound migrant workers are yet to benefit from the free visa, free ticket system introduced by the government as authorities have failed to take action against manpower agencies that force them to pay travel as well as visa processing fees.

KATHMANDU, June 21: A sub-committee formed under the Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Parliament to study the facilities provided to former ranking officials has stated that the former top brass of all the three security agencies--Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army--have been misusing the facilities provided them by the government.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The International Relations and Labor Committee of Parliament on Friday directed the Ministry of Labour and Employment not to renew license of manpower agencies that have not submitted their transaction details to the government.