JUMLA, July 13: Two Bir Hospital doctors deployed by the government to look after the treatment of Dr Govinda KC in Jumla have not been able to get involved in his treatment following his refusal to be treated by doctors sent by the government. Both of these doctors have been limited to the outdoors of the hospital where they receive updates on Dr KC’s health from doctors from Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) who have been looking after Dr KC.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The official trade union of civil servants has threatened to launch protests if the government did not immediately move forward with the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) announced by the erstwhile government for civil servants of over fifty years or who have worked for over 20 years.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The chairpersons of the two main parties in the leftist alliance have asserted that although there might be attempts to undermine the unity and collaboration between them, such attempts would be foiled.
RIYADH, Sept 27: Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by rights activists as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom’s repression of women.
Member of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee and Nepali Congress Central Committee member Dhan Raj Gurung is a strong voice against corruption. But lawmakers from his own party are looking to amend electoral laws to allow even corruption-convicts to contest elections. What does Gurung make of this? Here are excerpts of his interview with Mahabir Paudyal.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to allow development banks to handle government transactions in local units after commercial banks showed reluctant to show their presence in all local units.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Professional bodies of contractors, consultants and engineers have said that the government itself should select contractors for roads projects being financed by utilizing Indian line of credit (LoC).
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has lashed out at the WTA for giving Maria Sharapova the chance to compete in tournaments after serving a 15-month doping ban and said the Russian is a "cheater" who should never be allowed to play again.
KATHMANDU, March 23: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow some parties, which missed an earlier deadline to register for the upcoming local election in some districts, to participate in the polls in those districts. Parties including the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) had not registered for the polls in some districts and the EC said they could miss the elections in those districts.
NEW YORK, Feb 4: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that an Iranian infant banned from entering the United States for life-saving heart surgery under President Donald Trump's executive order will now be allowed to travel for the emergency procedure.
Officials in one of India’s fastest growing cities are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to update land records in a pilot project that could be rolled out across the country if rules governing the use of drones were simpler, authorities said.
KATHMANDU, June 21:Despite increasing Taliban attacks and high security threats in Kabul's so-called green zone, the government in Nepal in the past ten years permitted over 8,889 Nepali migrants to work as security guards in the Afghan capital.