KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The media fraternity across the country is seriously concerned over the worsening situation of press freedom as the authorities have started arresting journalists for publishing news that sought to expose corruption and malpractices.

DANG, July 1: Last year Babai Rural Municipality of Dang confronted the District Coordinating Committee (DCC), over the handling of some contracts that were related to resources within the area of the municipality.

DANG, June 12: ​Assembly member of Province 5, Arjun Kumar Shrestha travelled to and fro Butwal - Dang several times in the last 100 days. From his home situated in Dang to the parliament located in Butwal he had to make frequent trips.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The government has stripped off the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) of additional authorities delegated by ministerial-level decisions of the Ministry of Finance.

Now Ministry of Local Development will distribute housing grant tranches to victims.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Leakage and technical loss of electricity in Province 1 has decreased by 3.91 percentage points to 13.74 percent in the first seven months of FY2017/18, according to Nepal Electricity Authority.

Abusing authority

January 31, 2018 02:00 am

Local representatives’ perks

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 15: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that authority should be given to the Election Commission to announce the election date.

POKHARA, Jan 11: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Yagya Bahadur Thapa has said that the government does not have the right to determine the province capitals.

Nepal is exercising the federalism after the conclusion of the three-level elections- local, provincial and federal parliamentary. A lot of works are yet to be done before putting the new structure in place. The proper allocation of revenue and mobilization of means and resources of the state is uncertain until the financial commission is formed.

MAHOTTARI, Nov 21: Poll activities such as mass gatherings, rallies, door-to-door visits have heated up the election atmosphere in Mahottari. In order to persuade more number of voters, political parties are adopting interesting agendas and strategies that have caught the attention of voters.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Following the lack of proper coordination between National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and four central level project implementation units (CLPIUs), the NRA has asked the government to put those units under its authority. Since the NRA has been facing criticism over snail-paced reconstruction works across the earthquake-affected districts, NRA Chief Executive Officer Govinda Raj Pokharel has proposed bringing the units under his watch with a view to expedite the reconstruction task smoothly.

BHIMDATTANAGAR (Kanchanpur), June 2: An Indian police team which was taken under control for arresting and transporting a Nepali national to India has been handed to the police office at Banbasa in India.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has allocated 17 percent of the total budget, or Rs 225 billion, to 744 local units for the coming Fiscal Year 2017/18.

Sajilo School Manager is web based school management software system developed by Eton Technologies which can be directly connected to mobile application. Developed with an objective to bridge the gap between school authority and the parents to improve the school management system, this web based school management system is currently being used by more than 50 schools in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has made a controversial decision to distribute bonus to its 800 staffers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The government is preparing to form an autonomous regulatory body to oversee the country’s petroleum sector.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has devolved the authority of works including coordinating with the non-governmental organisations to the Sub-regional offices.

Kathmandu, June 24: The main opposition party – Nepali Congress – today presented a 22-point dissent letter citing political intervention and snail-pace activity in reconstruction with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

RAJBIRAJ, June 16: As discussions on budget allocation for special infrastructure development projects in Saptari-6 were being held at the office of Local Development Officer on April 28, three lawmakers barged into the meeting venue leading to a scuffle.