KATHMANDU, Feb 26: In the seven months of the current fiscal year, the government has collected Rs 6.62 billion in revenue from the import of electric vehicles (EVs) worth Rs 15 billion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: After the government implemented a policy to promote electric vehicles (EVs), their import has increased almost threefold.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Department of Customs (DoC) has been lenient to take action against the officials involved in the inspection of more than one quintal of gold smuggled through the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). According to sources, the report of the internal investigation committee made by the DoC is going to be liberal to the employees involved in the inspection.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Department of Customs (DoC) has formed an investigation committee after the seizure of a large amount of gold that was cleared by the customs office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Department of Cooperatives (DoC) says it has been receiving an increasing number of complaints from the members who failed to get back their money deposited in cooperatives.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Department of Cooperatives (DoC) has endorsed new guidelines for the cooperatives looking for their merger. The new guidelines seek to prevent rampant merging of cooperatives in the aftermath of the cooperatives facing financial problems.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Cooperatives will now have to report their financial transactions online on a regular basis to the regulator or they will be punished, said the Department of Cooperatives (DoC).

KATHMANDU, FEB 20: The Department of Customs (DoC) has processed digital revenue collection of over Rs 7.4 billion till the end of mid-February, since it pilot-started from 16 December, 2021 from Dry Port Birgunj Customs Office.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The government has made it mandatory for cooperatives to invest at least 51 percent of their lending in the production sectors in a bid to restrict rampant lending by the organizations to private companies.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The government has asked an individual returning from foreign visits not to bring in gold jewelry, alcoholic beverages, mobile phones and laptops beyond the limits prescribed by the law.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The government has stepped up measures to curb import of gold by the returnee migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit. MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14:  Police have submitted an investigation report on forged documents case of  former DIG and UML Parliamentary member Nawaraj Silwal.

Baitadi PHC without doc for over 7 yrs

February 18, 2017 03:35 am

BAITADI, Feb 18: A primary health center (PHC) in Baitadi has seen no doctor for the last seven years. Even though every health post is supposed to have at least one doctor, health workers have been running the Kesharpur PHC in Melauli village in the southern part of the district for more than past seven years.

Kathmandu, Aug 1: Bisundev Mahato, a native of Lahan, Nepal and a Harvard Anesthesiologist, Sadeq A Quraishi teamed up and developed a concept and design for improving ICU mortality prediction on the basis of a research conducted at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) patients.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala could be discharged from the hospital after two days as his health was improving gradually, according to a doctor attending him at Om Hospital.

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, June 25: In an appalling finding, all the educational credentials of one doctor, who claimed to be a specialist, have turned out to be phony.