CIAA may face leadership crisis

January 10, 2017 02:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is likely to face leadership vacuum after its chief Lokman Singh Karki got removed from his responsibilities for not having 20 years of working experience in government services.

An international study by the London School of Economics has highlighted the link between globalization and rising obesity levels, with authors confirming that our modern lifestyles have had a profound effect on our overall health.

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NEPALGUNJ, Dec 8: Minister for Irrigation Deepak Giri has urged all political parties to be responsible towards the people and the country.

POKHARA, Dec 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has said that the government was in a crisis due to constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has emphasized the unity among political parties to give the country a way out of the current political crisis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: As the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission prepares to submit its report to the government next week, a serious crisis is likely to arise in local governance once the report is submitted.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista has said that the government has been making attempts to invite constitutional crisis in the country in the name of constitution amendment.

Coach Darren Lehmann has voiced concern about Australia's batting lineup after a catastrophic display in which the hosts were bowled out for 85 by South Africa on the first day of the second test in Hobart on Saturday.

PHALEBASH (Parbat), Nov 6: The largest Shaligram Shila in the world – located at the borders of Parbat, Gulmi and Syangja – is facing an existential threat.

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POKHARA, Oct 1: Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narsingh KC has stressed the need for all political parties to stand together to save the country from getting into crisis.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Looming economic crisis in the Gulf countries dims the prospects for the Nepali economy as migrant workers there are facing unprecedented problems and demand for workers from the countries has also declined over the past few months.

BAJHANG, SEPT 17: As many as 18 VDCs adjoining Chainpur, the district headquarters, are suffering from scarcity of food items while the local office of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) is letting the stock of rice in its godown rot.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4 : With a view to solve the problems plaguing Nepali cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has declared to form an ICC Advisory Committee after meeting with top governmental officials on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Road accidents are primarily a man-made crisis, with human error especially drivers' negligence accounting for over 80 percent of accidents, according to spokesperson for Nepal Police, DIG Madhav Prasad Joshi.

POKHARA, Aug 7: More than 50 per cent of supply of drinking water to Pokhara has been cut off after the water supply pipeline leading from Kaski's Mardi river was swept away by monsoon-triggered flood.

PATHARI (Morang), Aug 5: Jante VDC in Mornag district has been reeling under acute drinking water crisis after the flood in Teli rivulet swept away pipeline of Jante Drinking Water Project.

URLABARI (Morang), July 28: The flood-fed Teli Rivulet has blown away the drinking water supply pipes at Jante of Morang, keeping locals deprived of drinking water facility.

HOLIYA, INDIA, July 18: Deep down in heart, Bikaulal Yadav of Taperi village in Holiya-5 feels like he is a Nepali national. However, his residence falls in Indian territory across the border. This makes him wonder whether he is really a Nepali.