KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Lawmakers have demanded the government to provide compensation and relief to the victims of natural disasters including landslide and flood following the heavy rainfall that occurred from July 11 at different places of the country.
KATHMANDU, Aug1: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has expressed serious reservation over the decision to halt the compensation distribution in some areas which are almost certain to be affected by the proposed Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The Foreign Employment Promotion Board (FEPB) has distributed Rs 484.94 million in compensation to the families of 753 workers who have lost their lives during employment abroad last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The government has decided to provide Rs one million to the family of Saroj Narayan Singh who was shot dead by the police who opened fire on the agitating crowd in the course of dispersing them.
ARUGHAT, March 19: Stakeholders took to the streets and obstructed the Kathmandu-Benighat-Gorkha road on Monday to protest against the delays done by the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project in determining rates of land that the project will be acquiring in Arughat, Khahare, and Arkhet area.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The government has decided to provide up to 75 percent compensation for acquiring land needed for the East-West Electrical Railway, in the case of those who have been living on the land for years but without actually owning it.
DAMAK, Jan 20: Dissatisfied with the rate of compensation fixed by the local authorities, most locals have refused the compensation being provided for the land acquired for the Chinese-funded Nepal China Friendly Industrial Park in Damak, Jhapa district.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 29: Seven decades after the Sapta Koshi Bridge construction, families that provided land are yet to be compensated. The Indian government had acquired thousands of bighas of registered lands some 73 years back.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The ruling of a full bench of the Supreme Court a year ago concerning the Kalimati-Nagdungua road section has halted road widening work that has been going on in Kathmandu Valley for nearly a decade. Government officials state that the roads in Kathmandu and elsewhere will not be widened now. The ruling by justices Kedar Prasad Chalise, Hari Krishna Karki and Purushottam Bhandari simply requires the government to adhere to the Land Acquisition Act regarding compensation while acquiring private land.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Melamchi Water Supply Project has been asked to pay its Italian contractor Rs 350 million after the latter claimed compensation for lack of a working environment due to earthquake and the Indian blockade.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Families affected by the Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project have said that two changes related to their compensation—first, in the valuation of their houses and second, a new threshold for capital gain tax rates for the income due to compensation—have affected them badly.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: In a significant blow to the government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued the full text of a verdict ordering the government to acquire private land for public purpose only after paying adequate compensation to the land owners.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The government has declared Maulana Khursid Alam, who was shot dead by an unidentified group in Sunsari on Friday, a martyr. The government has also announced to provide Rs 1 million to the victim’s family as compensation.
DHANGADHI, Sept 21: The local unit, as well as the provincial and federal governments, decided to provide compensation to the family of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant, who was raped and murdered around two months ago in Bhimdatta Municipality of Kanchanpur.
DHANGADHI, Sep 1: A month after the rape and subsequent murder of Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta Municipality of Kanchanpur, the federal government has provided Rs 1 million as compensation to the victim’s family. The government also provided the same amount of money to the family of a 17-year-old boy, Sunny Khuna, a passer-by who was killed in police firing after he got caught in an anti-government protest carried out in the district demanding justice for Nirmala and arrest of her rapists.
SAPTARI, Aug 4: It has been more than half a century since India and Nepal signed the agreement to construct the Koshi Barrage. And experts from both countries are saying that the barrage is already old.
ROLPA, July 10: Some victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency have complained of injustice in distribution of compensation. Conflict victims in Rolpa district claimed that some genuine victims have been deprived of compensation while oth
BARA, May 27: The government has distributed Rs 147.1 million as compensation to the landowners of Tonigya settlement of Jitpur Simara Sub-metropolitan city where an international airport is going to be constructed.
GORKHA, May 3: The compensation distribution to the locals of affected area under the Budhigandaki National Pride Project has been at a snail’s pace. The project has deposited the compensation in respective bank accounts four months after the locals of affected area filed applications.
GORKHA, April 29: Two years ago, land acquisition deal for the Budhigandaki Hydro Project was finalized and the land to be acquired for project was blocked from sales. However, the owners of the land have still not received the compensation for the land. Let alone distributing compensation, the government has not yet fixed rate of the land in some cases.
BAJURA, April 2: People of Tipada at Badimalika Municipality-5 in Bajura have blocked the Sanfe-Martadi Highway since this morning, citing that they were not compensated for their land that was acquired in course of the highway construction.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Victims of US-Bangla air crash are likely to receive less amount in compensation than they are supposed to receive, as both Nepal and Bangladesh have delayed adopting the Montreal Convention 1999.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 8 : Leaders of Saptari district on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, saying the government failed to carry out effective treatment of the injured of Trishuli bus accident and compensation to the victims.
GORKHA, Oct 30: Locals of Gorkha and Dhading, whose land would be acquired by Budhigandaki Hydro Project, have warned of boycotting the upcoming federal and provincial polls if the government does not start the process of distributing compensation at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Thousands of patients across the country were deprived of medical treatment at hospitals where doctors shut down the OPD (out patient department) services to protest a proposed law on malpractice compensation.
DAILEKH, Sept 24: GMR, the developer of Upper Karnali hydroelectricity project, has started distributing compensation to the locals at a very slow pace, after a long wait, against the land acquired for the project.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Nepal Petroleum Dealers’ Association has announced to withdraw its protest as the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has addressed their demand.
With the decision of the association following a meeting with the NOC on Friday, the supply of petroleum products, which was disturbed for two days, is expected to get back to normal.
GAUR, August 8: Rautahat farmers have picketed District Administration Office (DAO), Gaur demanding compensation for destroyed crops in planted in thousands of Bighas caused by toxic liquid discharged by factories such as Jyoti Distillery, Baba Distillery and Shreeram Sugar Mill during monsoon.
ROLPA, July 4: The rightful beneficiary of a dead migrant worker, Jaya Bahadur, of Rolpa is yet to claim the compensation amount sent to the district administration office by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs more than a year ago.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Petroleum distributors in Kathmandu Valley have demanded that the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) provide them full compensate for technical loss of around 100 liters of fuel per chamber (of 4,000 liters) during transportation.