KATHMANDU, Aug 12: As a part of his ongoing drive against the anomalies existing within the institution, Nepal Army (NA) chief Purna Chandra Thapa is preparing to take action against nearly three dozen army officers including some brigadier generals after they were found to have submitted forged academic credentials and changed their dates of birth to prolong their stay in office.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Nepal's Ambassador to Switzerland Mani Prasad Bhattarai presented his credentials to President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Newly-appointed United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Resident Representative in Nepal, Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe presented her letters of credence to Minister for Foreign Minister Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, at the latter's office on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Nepal's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amrit Bahadur Rai presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at a special ceremony held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The new French ambassador to Nepal, Francois-Xavier Leger presented his credentials to President Bidya Bandari amidst a special ceremony held at the Office of the President on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has demanded an independent probe into his academic credentials. Issuing a press statement on Saturday, Joshee said, “I have been a victim of grave injustice”.

Ambassador Pokharel presents credentials to Argentine Prez

KATHMANDU, June 15: The newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Nepal Bushra Halepota presented her credentials to Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Friday. Bushra, who just arrived in Nepal to take up her new assignment as UNHCR Representative in Nepal, began her career with the UN in 1991. She later joined the UN refugee agency in 1994 and served in a number of countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United States of America, Armenia, Pakistan and Iraq.

Questionable credentials

June 6, 2018 02:00 am

Fake certificates in Nepal Army

KATHMANDU, May 13: Teeange player Santoo Shrestha’s rise as national prodigy in Nepali sports last year has established the table-tennis player as one of the front-runners for the People’s Choice Award in imminent Pulsar Sports Awards. The 18-year-old won three national table-tennis tournaments in 2017-18 season.

RUKUM, Jan 13: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli, whose credentials have been questioned, has claimed that he is eligible to lead the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Prasad Parajuli on Friday claimed that he is capable for the post.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of Austria, Prakash Kumar Suvedi, presented his Letters of Credence to Dr Alexander Van der Ballen, the Federal President of Austria, amidst an official ceremony held at the President's Office, Hofburg Palace in Vienna, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday received the Letter of Credence from new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Nepal, Lubna Baqi, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Going into the second round of local election, the protesting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has been trying to portray CPN-UML as an ‘anti-Madhesi’ party, and the main barrier to constitution amendment. But is the party really anti-Madhesi? What has contributed to this image of UML in Tarai-Madhes? And what is UML’s electoral strategy for the second and third rounds of local election? UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokhrel shared his views with Mahabir Paudyal.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Ambassador of Nepal to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Lok Bahadur Thapa, presented his Letters of Credence to His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg amidst an official ceremony held at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg Thursday afternoon.

Real Madrid’s La Liga title credentials will be put to the test on Wednesday as a tough week continues with a tricky trip to Deportivo La Coruna.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri presented his credentials to the President Bidya Devi Bhandari at a ceremony held at President's Office, Sheetal Niwas, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Ambassador of Nepal to Belgium, Mr Lok Bahadur Thapa presented his Letters of Credence to the King of the Belgians, King Philippe, amidst a special official ceremony held at the Royal Laeken Castle in Brussels on Wednesday.

Login credentials for over 412 million users of adult websites run by California-based FriendFinder Networks Inc. were compromised last month in the largest hack of 2016, according to breach notification website LeakedSource.com.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 22: The District Court of Parsa on Wednesday dismissed cases filed against eight doctors by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police of using bogus credentials to become doctors.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari received the letters of credence from Ambassador of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Wellage Swarnalatha Perera; from Mentor Patricia Villagomez Merino the Republic of Ecuador Ambassador, from Republic of Slovenia Ambassador Jozef Drofenik and Republic of Mauritius to Nepal, Jagdishwar Goburdhun amidst a special ceremony held at the ceremonial hall, Office of the President, Shital Niwas, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday directed health authorities to bar medical doctors with fake credentials from practicing.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed a chargesheet against SSP Dr Maheshman Pradhan of Nepal Police at the Special Court, Kathmandu on the charge of tampering with his educational credentials to enter the force.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The newly-appointed Resident Coordinator (RC) of the United Nations in Nepal and the Resident Representative (RR) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Valerie Julliand on Tuesday called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa to present the letter of credentials from the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

DHAMILIKUWA, June 22: In the wake of a crackdown on doctors with fake credentials, resulting in the arrest of many such doctors, police arrested a doctor possessing fake academic documents from Lamjung today.