There have been many analyses worldwide about the effects and possible effects of Covid-19 in social, economic, cultural, education, and public health sector. Economists have also discussed the multi-dimensional impacts of Covid-19 in Nepal, most of them based on assumptions or available rough data. This article is mainly focused on how this pandemic is going to affect the lifecycle of development projects in Nepal. Generally, large-scale projects pass through five phases: project conceptualization, project planning (feasibility studies), construction, operations, and handover under the project lifecycle.
The day was quite chilly. The sky was overcast, and the rain was drizzling. I could feel the sound of raindrops beating my eardrum. I was at the bus station. I felt like being at the college I recently visited. I was trying to figure out which college would be best for my high school. I remembered how I felt the same things about every college that I went through. But, I could join only one of them.
On July 31, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli gave the impression that he meant business, seriously. He had the ministers in his cabinet sign performance agreements and instructed that they should deliver as per those agreements.
KATHMANDU, July 28: A parliamentary committee has found that embankments in the flood-prone southern plains were constructed on the basis of access to the corridors of power rather than as per the need on the ground. This has led to flood risk in the settlements of economically deprived communities.
KATHMANDU, April 27: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the distribution of citizenship by descent to the offspring of those who were given citizenship by birth under a special one-time decision taken some 12 years ago.
SURKHET, Aug 28: After the construction of a dam on Bheri River in Chiple under the Bheri Babai Multipurpose Project gets completed, about one bigha of land belonging to Gehendra Pandey of Lekhbasi Municipality-1 will be inundated.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: A week after concluding hearings for chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) remains undecided as the ruling and opposition parties are divided whether to endorse or reject the nomination.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Although the confusion over an academic certificate of chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee has been cleared, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) put off any decision yet again on Monday as lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) were against his nomination.
KATHMANDU, July 30: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) may take a decision Monday on whether to endorse the name of acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee as the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Khag Raj Adhikari, former Minister for Health and Population, welcomed the government’s decision reduce privatization in medical education. However, he added that the Medical Education Bill had its flaws.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has prolonged its decision making in the hearings for chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee, after questions arose over his School Leaving Certificate.
LONDON, July 26: The statement comes amid stalled Brexit talks, which provoked cabinet havoc in the UK and a disagreement between Brexiteers and Brussels on the Irish border issue some eight months before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc.A
KATHMANDU, July 24: Government officials have suspected foul play in the recent government decision to release money from the frozen accounts of the transport committees to allow the transport operators to pay their liabilities.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an interlocutory stay order against the decision of the government cancelling two appointments made by the cabinet led by then prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
TIKAPUR, July 8: Locals and Tikapur and surrounding areas have welcomed the government's decision to upgrade Satti Small Customs Office along into a full-fledged customs office. On the call of Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI), they celebrated the decision by lighting up their homes with a belief that the decision will open up new opportunities in the area.
KATHMANDU, July 6:The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has advised the government to withdraw the recent decision of the Council of Ministers to revoke decisions about political appointments made by the erstwhile government led by party president Sher Bahadur Deuba.
JUMLA, July 3: Acting against its own letter to the Karnali Institute of Health Sciences (KIHS) issued yesterday, the District Administration Office (DAO), Jumla has barred the medical college not to provide treatment inside of the hospital.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Peasants and Workers Party (NPWP) lawmaker Prem Suwal lashed out at the government for its decision to take foreign loan arguing that Nepal has been already deep into financial crisis.
KATHMANDU June 26: The Supreme Court on Monday gave continuity to its earlier stay order against the decision of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) to seek Rs 100 million as performance guarantee from the Kathmandu Monorail Company Ltd (KMCL) before signing an MoU to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for Kathmandu Monorail Project.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.
SINDHULI, June 4: Locals have expressed concerns over the government's recent decision to permit heavy vehicles on the BP Highway. They are worried about the future of the road after the government allowed heavy vehicles to operate on the road.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Staff at the parliament secretariat have been receiving allowances equal to 80 percent of their salary, in addition to their regular salary and snacks allowance, and this has been going on for nearly four months now on the basis of a dodgy decision.
KATHMANDU, April 19: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) has backed the government decision not to renew any transportation committees, which are registered at district administration offices (DAOs).
BAJURA, April 4: The Badimalika Municipality here has made a decision requiring all the people drawing salary from the state coffers to mandatorily send their children to community schools.
The municipality made such decision enacting its own education policy. The decision would come into effect from this school session.
CHITWAN, April 3: Mayor of Bharatpur Municipality, Renu Dahal, has defended the metropolitan city’s recent decision to hike tax rates, stating that the new rates are justifiable considering the current situation of the country.
KATHMANDU, March 15: Taking strong exception to the letter from the Judicial Council (JC) secretary relieving Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of his post, the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has termed the decision “unauthorized” and “politically motivated”.
JANAKURDHAM, March 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensued a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.
KATHMANDU, March 1: The announcement last month to provide an additional Rs 100,000 housing grant to earthquake victims, which was widely remarked upon at the time, is not in a list of cabinet decisions taken in the month of Magh (mid-January to mid-February) by the outgoing Deuba government.
JANAKURDHAM, Mar 2: The decision of Udaya Barbariya Yadav, the mayor of Dhanusha-based Shahidnagar Municipality to suspend the principal of Dhabauli Secondary School (DSS), Shree Prasad Gohibar, has ensured a dispute between the mayor and the Chief District Officer (CDO) Dilip Chapagain.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has hit the streets in protest of the Hatauda Sub Metropolitan City’s decision to provide land owned by Municipal Development Committee to the lawmakers of Province 3 at the government’s rate.