When the sugarcane farmers from the Tarai plains came to Kathmandu with their legitimate demands around three weeks ago, there was almost nobody to listen to them. Only after media reports brought out the stories of injustice done to them—they had not been paid by the sugar mill owners for years—the public stood in their favor and mounted pressure on the government to address their demands. The farmers braved the cold of Kathmandu and struggled for more than a week. Only then the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS) signed a five-point deal with the agitating farmers.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Agitating sugarcane farmers and the government on Friday evening reached a five-point agreement regarding outstanding payments to be received by the farmers from the sugar mill owners.
KATHMANDU July 21: The Public Account Committee (PAC) under the House of Representatives (HoR) has constituted a sub-committee on the issues relating to the collection of dues to be raised from several industries for the use of dedicated and trunk line services of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).
KATHMANDU, June 30: A tussle between Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and local level units regarding use of land and payment for street lights has left electricity dues worth six billion in quandary.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has failed to recover dues amounting to Rs 2.96 billion from different telecommunication companies. These payables date back to several years.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The government has given a five-day ultimatum to sugar producers to clear their outstanding dues to sugarcane farmers. A joint meeting of ministers of five different ministries has decided to take legal action against those sugar producers who fail to pay their dues to sugarcane farmers within five days.
As the United Nations concludes its two weeks of annual meetings in New York, some states are timelier with their annual payments than others. By the end of the on-time payment period in February, only about a third of countries paid their dues in full.
SARLAHI, June 3: The Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has halted the payment to the sugarcane farmers, stating that it needed time to analyze the effects on the industry that the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 could make.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The country's only international airport, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), is still to recover Rs 1.45 billion from airline companies, government offices and other commercial organizations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) under the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has asked Telia Company (Telia Sonera Group) - the former owner of Ncell --- to pay outstanding tax dues worth Rs 65.4 billion, including interest, within 15 days.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Civil Aviation Office has issued a public notice, asking over two dozen international airlines and other businesses operating on the airport premises to pay their settle all their outstanding dues within mid-December.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has directed Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) management committee to submit details of outstanding dues of international airlines operating flights to Kathmandu within three days.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), has a staggering Rs 2.12 billion dues to recover from its customers, including government agencies, private organizations and households.