NUWAKOT, June 27: District Administration Office (DAO) Nuwakot has directed Siddhi Ganesh Oxygen Gas Industries to stop construction of its office and production plant.The office sent a letter to officials of the industry to stop all construction works, stating that industry was illegally extracting sand from the construction site in the pretext of building office and production plant.

KATHMANDU, June 25: In a controversial move, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to allow convicted senior captain Subarna Awale to resume working as pilot. Awale was earlier fined Rs 10 million by the Kathmandu District Court for misusing foreign currency.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has urged the United Nations and other international organizations to support Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in line with the Vienna Program of Action (VPOA) in order to meet special development needs and challenges arising from their landlockedness, remoteness and geographical constraints.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Supreme Court on Monday instructed the government to submit the file relating to a pardon for former Maoist lawmaker Balkrishna Dhungel, who is serving out a life sentence.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the workers should not go for protest to get their rights because the left alliance government will address all problems.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has applauded the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) to demolish the illegal structures around Fewa Lake.

KATHMANDU, April 28: In yet another twist to the left merger, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has asked UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli to choose between premiership and party leadership.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The official trade union of civil servants has asked the government to immediately endorse the Federal Civil Service Act in order to make the recruitment, promotion, and transfer of civil servants and fixing their salaries more systematic in all the three tires of government in the new federal setup.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed all brokerage firms to provide investors a service to place a buy or sell order of their shares online.

KATHMANDU, April 13: CPN-UML Vice-chairman Bhim Rawal has questioned the government's absence at the Boao forum recently held in China.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up ‘field office’ in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, April  6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up 'field office' in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Kathmandu District Administration Office (DOA)  has asked Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) to suspend its new recruitment process until further notice after a complaint was lodged at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) against  NRCS office bearers about alleged irregularities.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Election Commission (EC) has asked National Assembly election candidates to submit details of poll expenditures soon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has instructed CDS and Clearing Ltd to defer the implementation of Centralized Application for ASBA-based Issuance (C-ASBA) by a month.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Election Commission has directed the political parties and candidates of the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies to submit details of their election expenditure.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has instructed bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to classify their risks into seven categories as part of their risk management efforts, and has laid down provisions that they should follow to prevent the risks that are taking toll on the institutions.

TIA asks airlines to settle their dues

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KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Civil Aviation Office has issued a public notice, asking over two dozen international airlines and other businesses operating on the airport premises to pay their settle all their outstanding dues within mid-December.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Concerned over the electioneering extravaganza and massive involvement of money, the Election Commission (EC) has urged corruption oversight bodies to keep close taps on campaign finances so that transparency could be maintained in campaign expenditures.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM), has sought information from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the medical education ordinance, which was forwarded to her by the cabinet on October 23 for her approval.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The house owner Ravi Bhakta Bista has asked former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav to leave after the government failed to pay the rents since several months. The Lalitpur Metropolitan Baagdole's house has been used by the government for President's residence.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Parliamentary Environment Protection Committee has instructed the government and concerned ministries to take immediate steps for the protection of Fewa Lake, which is facing encroachment of late.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Unsatisfied with the clarifications furnished by Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan, the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Tuesday sought further clarifications asking  'why he should not be sacked'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday directed Deputy Speaker Ganga Prasad Yadav and Executive Chairperson of Nepal Television (NT) Mahesh Raj Dahal to furnish clarification on the violation of election code of conduct within 24 hours.

BIRATNAGAR, September 11: Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said that acceptance of constitution has increased after participation of Madhes-based political parties in the election.

This comes in the wake of reports that RPP (D) is picking then Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohora, who is alleged to have masterminded the controversial land procurement deal of the state-owned NOC.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to maintain the roads and bridges to ensure access to polling centers for the third phase of local level polls scheduled for September 18 in Province No. 2.

KATHMANDU, August 18: National Consumer Forum (NCF) has asked the government to withdraw the decision to hike the price of milk on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 17: rime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged China to provide market access for exportable items from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of local elections.

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, August 2: A delegation of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) on Tuesday met with Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Bir Bahadur Balayar, to brief him about the issues affecting them.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Drawing attention of the parliament to the ongoing standoff between neighboring India and China at their tri-junction border point with Bhutan over the Doklam plateau, a lawmaker from the main opposition CPN-UML has urged the government to make Nepal's position clear.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Home Ministry, and the Ministry of Labor and Employment, have been pressed to ensure strong and efficient coordination to resolve the problems relating to foreign employments.

KATHMANDU, June 27: In an apparent bid to discourage the use of Aadhar card as identification document outside the country, the Indian government has made it mandatory for its nationals travelling to Nepal to carry either a valid passport or election ID card as identification document.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to furnish a copy of its decision to conduct re-voting in the ward number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Following the latest report that  many pedestrians have been killed while crossing the roads in Kathmandu Valley, parliament's Development Committee on Friday  asked the government bodies to paint the zebra crossings at intervals of 120 meters within the next 15 days.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Pakistan has asked Indian government about the status of its former military official who went missing in Nepal.

The makers of ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ had to approach the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) once again after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) was dragging its heels to grant a certificate to the film. Now the censor body has been directed to certify the movie within a week. The FCAT issued an order in this regard on Friday, read a statement issued on behalf of the film’s makers.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Reiterating its commitment to hold the second round of local elections on June 14 as scheduled, the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday asked the government to ensure foolproof security to hold the elections in a free, fair and credible manner.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal Rastriya Bank (NRB) has directed banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to implement oath-taking provisions as stated in the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA), 2016.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Dismayed at the Election Commission (EC)'s consent to hold the second phase the local elections after the budget, the main opposition CPN-UML has urged the election body to reconsider the decision.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal urged opposition parties to support in endorsing the constitutional amendment bill with revision while opposition, including CPN-UML, urged PM to make them clear on what revision would be made on the bill.

KATHMANDU, April 19:  Election Commission (EC) has warned Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa not to involve in anti-polls activities.

UML asks EC to stop poll code breach

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KATHMANDU, April 10: Expressing dissatisfaction over its inability to enforce election code of conduct, the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has drawn attention of the Election Commission (EC) to stop breach of election of code of conduct on the part of the government.

NEW DELHI, April 6: India's government has asked all states to let transgender people use any public toilet of their choice.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to ease the process of sanctioning concessional home loans for the survivors of 2015 Gorkha earthquakes.

BHAKTAPUR, March 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has urged all political parties and the civil society to prepare for the local level polls with full confidence.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The government has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to set up at least a 15-bed hospital in each of the newly-created 744 local units.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Main opposition CPN-UML has asked the government to ensure security arrangements in its programs.