Costs of justice delayed

August 20, 2019 01:00 am

If the voices of the victims are ignored and justice process is put on hold like this, Nepal’s TJ process is surely going to attract universal jurisdiction

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has been delayed.  The meeting which was scheduled for 3.30 pm on Wednesday afternoon could not start its official meeting. However, it has been learned that the members are holding informal meetings.

SIRAHA, July 24: In 2011, the foundation stone laid for the construction of a bridges over Kamala and Balan rivers offered a huge respite to the locals of Saptari, Siraha and Dhanusha. This bridge was expected to speed up the development process of the region. The locals were elated as they were finally about to realize their dreams which remained unfulfilled since the Rana regime.

KHOTANG, July 21: Negligence by contractors has left construction of Thamkharka airport in the eastern district of Khotang in quandary. The deadline to complete the work was mid-July, 2018.

KATHMANDU, July 11: In 2015, the Kathmandu Valley Road Improvement Project (KVRIP) decided to build two sets of network arc bridges along the eight-lane Tinkune-Maitighar road section to facilitate the traffic along the busy road. These bridges are said to be the first-of-its-kind to be constructed in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government’s plan to put the crown of former Shah kings of Nepal on public display has been postponed multiple times. This decision was first made some eight years ago when the Narayanhiti Palace Museum was first opened to the public.

BUTWAL, May 17: The announcement for the construction of waste processing center in Siddharthanagar, the gateway to Lumbini, under the integrated city development plan in 2012, had elated the locals.

KHOTANG, April 17: While the new academic session has already begun across the country, textbooks in English language are yet to be supplied in schools of Khotang.

BARA, April 5: The government had introduced Public Residential Program (PRP) in order to provide rehabilitation to the poor, underprivileged and marginalized communities.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal has found itself in a difficult position, with India including a caveat in the use of a  soft loan amounting to around US$750 million pledged by New Delhi for post-earthquake reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: At least 14 ministers out of the total of 33 in the Sher Bahadur Deuba government are still heading key ministries despite losing the elections as the formation of a new government is being delayed. With the new government expected only after the end of February, they will get a chance to lead the government for three months even after their election defeat.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 31: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Agni Prasad Sapkota has said that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should tender his resignation immediately to pave the way for the formation of a new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Senior advocate Khim Lal Devkota has said that the delay in the endorsement of National Assembly ordinance is due to the political reason rather than any constitutional or legal barrier.

MBBS classes at IOM delayed by a month

December 11, 2017 09:58 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11:  Prospective MBBS students at medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have to wait for one more month for their academic classes to begin due to the delay by Tribhuvan University (TU) to decide on the allocation of MBBS seats at the medical colleges. MBBS classes at colleges under IOM were scheduled to begin from November 17.

MBBS classes at IOM delayed by one month

December 11, 2017 01:07 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10:  Prospective MBBS students at medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have to wait for one more month for their academic classes to begin due to the delay by Tribhuvan University (TU) to decide on the allocation of MBBS seats at the medical colleges. MBBS classes at colleges under IOM were scheduled to begin from November 17.

DHANKUTA, Nov 23: Victims of the devastating earthquakes of 2015 are yet to reconstruct their houses in Dhankuta as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has failed to mobilize engineers in the quake-affected areas of the district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: With the election of the provincial assemblies just a month away, the government is yet to decide about the capitals of the seven provinces, and this two years after the promulgation of the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A parliamentary probe committee investing alleged rigging and other irregularities in the 2013 Constituent Assembly (CA) election submitted its report at the penultimate sitting of the current parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The terminal lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport TIA) has been extremely cramped on Thursday afternoon. The passengers were forced to stand due to lack of seats. The lounge was cramped with passengers after all the flights from the TIA were delayed suddenly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to take a few more days to declare the complete results of Province 2 elections, owing to frequent disputes over ballots and resource constraints.

BARDIYA, Sept 1: Even three weeks after the floods ended, comprehensive statistics of damages is yet to be collected in the district. In lack of proper data, Natural Disaster Rescue Committee in the district has not been able to start reconstruction works of damaged physical infrastructure.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Urban Development Minister Prabhu Saha has said a contract for the development project which was awarded some 13 years ago is yet to be implemented.

BHAKTAPUR, July 6: Spokesperson of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pampha Bhusal said the internal dispute of the Nepali Congress has delayed the cabinet expansion.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The adjustment of the staffers serving in different capacities in the Ministry of Education (MoE) as well as its subordinate bodies has been taking forever owing to various reasons.

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: The vote counting has not started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 4: House meeting scheduled to be held at 11 am has been postponed until 3 pm today after CPN-UML indicated that it would obstruct house proceedings.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The budget for the fiscal year 2017/18 has been delayed over the row of the impeachment of Chief Justice Sushila Karki.

SCBNL FPO allotment delayed

May 8, 2017 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, May 7: The allotment of the FPO of Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) has been delayed.

BUTWAL, April 20: The 132 KVA Butwal-Mainahiya Transmission Line Project has fallen into uncertainty after the Department of Roads (DoR) is dragging its feet to give go-ahead to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to use Yogkoti-Kotihawa section of the Siddhartha Highway.

BHAIRAHAWA, April 17: Passengers are facing trouble due to negligence on the part of private airlines. The passengers are bearing the brunt after the airlines do not operate flight services as scheduled.

SURKHET, April 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has warned of withdrawing from the government if the local-level elections scheduled for May 14 is deferred.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Although the government started distributing the second tranche of the reconstruction grant some four months ago, less than one percent of the earthquake victims have taken the amount so far.

DHADING, March 14: Nearly two years after the massive earthquake, reconstruction works in Dhading has not yet taken momentum.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Tussle between the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) has hindered the move to implement the Education Regulation.

GORKHA, Nov 11: Renovation work of the quake-ravaged Manakamana Temple, a popular pilgrim site of Gorkha district, has been delayed by eight months in lack of wood.

Swayambhu reconstruction delayed

November 5, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The reconstruction of temples around Swayambhunath stupa, one of the renowned Buddhist shrines and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, still remains neglected even after more than a year and a half since the massive earthquakes.

Swayambhu reconstruction delayed

October 28, 2016 00:33 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The reconstruction of temples around Swayambhunath stupa, one of the renowned Buddhist shrines and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, still remains neglected even after more than a year and a half since the massive earthquakes.

PASADENA, Calif, Oct 15:  NASA says a rocket engine burn designed to put a spacecraft close to Jupiter has been delayed until December.

Six children die in delayed drowning

September 20, 2016 11:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 20: As many as six children died in incidents of delayed drowning on Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Surya Kiran Gurung has warned that he will not continue in his job if the bill to amend the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CIEDP & TRC) Act is not endorsed speedily.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A voting under the 11th General Convention of the Nepal Students Union has been delayed.

Bill on high courts delayed

August 16, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The parliament on Sunday forwarded the Judicial Administration Bill to a parliamentary committee for further deliberations, prolonging its endorsement process.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The parliament on Sunday forwarded the Judicial Administration Bill to a parliamentary committee for further deliberations, prolonging its endorsement process.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Kaancha Prasad Tiwari, a local of Lapsefedi in the eastern rim of Kathmandu district, reached Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) along with his wife Sarala on Thursday to show his solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike since the last 12 days.