BEIJING, Feb 5: Chinese tech giant Tencent said it last year dismissed more than 120 employees for violating its anti-fraud rules, including for corruption and embezzlement.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The staff organizations of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Immigration Office have demanded that security be arranged at the international airport through the Armed Police Force.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: Employees at Jagdamba Steel, Triveni Spinning Mill, and Hulas Steels in Simra, Bara, staged a protest against the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for cutting off power lines.

Possibility of work-from-home in Nepal

December 18, 2023 09:00 am

In recent years, the way we work has undergone a significant transformation, largely driven by advancements in technology and changes in workplace dynamics. One of the most notable shifts, especially after the global COVID-19 outbreak, has been the rise of remote work, allowing employees to work from the comfort of their homes. The concept of work from home, often referred to as remote work or telecommuting, has gained significant popularity in western countries, especially in Europe.

BARA, Dec 13: A local resident sustained severe injuries in a clash between protesting employees and the police in Bara's Simraungadh Municipality. Bara Superintendent of Police, Suresh Kafle, reported that the injured individual was transported to Narayani Hospital in Birgunj for treatment. Additionally, 10 policemen were injured during the confrontation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The employees of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have initiated a protest calling for the removal of Ubaraj Adhikari, the executive chief of the state-owned airlines. The protest unfolded as employees barred the executive chief from entering the office premises, citing concerns about the airline's precarious state.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the employees to serve the people giving priority to their works.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Local government employees are gearing up for a protest, exerting pressure to expedite the Federal Civil Service Bill in order to address their grievances.

NEA makes major organizational reshuffle

September 18, 2023 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has carried out a mass transfer of 104 employees. This decision made on Sunday encompasses a diverse range of positions, including directors, managers, deputy managers, assistant managers, and engineers. A majority of those transferred hold key positions within the organization.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that no organization can terminate an employee without proper cause and doing so would be against the law. The joint bench comprising Justices Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Hari Prasad Phuyal has clarified that the Labor Act applies to employees of banks and financial institutions as well. The bench also explained that the punishment should be based on the misconduct of the worker. According to the judgment of the bench, the case of employees working in banks and financial institutions can be heard by the labor court.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Ministry of Health and Population has issued a directive to the National Academy of Medical Sciences to depute long-term health workers and employees from the National Institute of Medical Sciences to designated posting areas.

KATHMANDU, July 2: A total of 9,590 employees in the federal and provincial governments did not submit their property details in the fiscal year 2078/79 BS.

KATHMANDU, June 19: At least 17 ministries and 40 government agencies have defied the directives of the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) to send the details of employees and the status of vacancies.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Police have started recording the statement of seven employees of Everest Bank on the charge of defrauding the amount deposited in the bank by depositors.

WASHINGTON, April 1: Virgin Orbit, the satellite launch company founded by Richard Branson, said it will lay off 85 percent of its employees, according to a filing to the US stock market regulator.

Nov 4: Twitter Inc will tell employees by email on Friday about whether they have been laid off, temporarily closing its offices and preventing staff access, following a week of uncertainty about the company's future under new owner Elon Musk.

JUMLA, Nov 1: A total of 878 employees will be mobilized for the election to the House of Representatives and provincial assembly members in Jumla district. The twin elections are taking place across the country on November 20.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Nov 1: A total of 3,112 employees will be mobilized for the November 20 election to the members of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly in Kavre. The Office of the Chief Returning Officer informed that the process for the selection of employees had reached the final stage.

EC demands 250,000 employees for elections

September 11, 2022 12:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Election Commission (EC) has requested the government to make available 250,000 employees to successfully hold the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The employees, who have been working in the public school for a long time, have announced that they will go on strike from Wednesday, demanding a permanent position. The Nepal Public School Employees' Council (NPSEC) held a public program in Kathmandu on Tuesday and demanded that the situation where they have to work in public schools for a long time at low wages should be ended.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Eighteen employees of the five-star hotel, Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu, which has been providing services even under the prohibitory order, have contracted COVID-19.

MYAGDI, April 1: The calendar of test production of the 42-MW Mystery Rivulet Hydropower Project constructed in Myagdi's Annapurna Rural Municipality-4, Narchyang has been affected as its employees were contracted with the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) is preparing to distribute a bonus amount of around Rs 60 million to its employees. The corporation has stated that it has started allocating a bonus amount of Rs 58.5 million for the last two fiscal years even though it has been allocating the amount for years. As per the provision in the Bonus Act, 2074 (Fifth Amendment), one percent of the corporation’s net profit is going to be distributed as bonus.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: A committee formed by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has recommended to the government to implement a two-day weekly holiday for employees.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: A number of government offices related to transport management and land revenue have suspended their public services after their staffers tested positive for the coronavirus.

NEA employees launch new campaign

December 20, 2019 19:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) National Employees Union has launched the 'Smooth Service, Clean NEA' national campaign.

Deputies have grievances abound

August 3, 2019 17:30 pm

KAVRE, August 3: Deputy Coordinator at District Coordination Committee, Kavre, Manju Gautam, does not feel comfortable with the treatment she gets from some local representatives and employees.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has decided to restrict the arbitrary foreign visit of the local level employees.

BHARATPUR, Jan 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwar Pokharel has urged the civil servants to not be anxious with the adjustment process.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed the charge sheet at the Special Court against three government employees including secretary of the then Dummana VDC in Bhojpur district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Employees in all private sector firms will now be enrolled in a contribution-based social security scheme.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has lodged a case against seven persons including some working in the District Land Revenue Office, Parasi on charge of selling the public land through forgery.

BHOJPUR, Oct 2: The last local elections were held with the slogan 'Gaun Gaun ma Singha Durbar', meaning every village would have executive power in its own area under the new federal structure.

JUMLA, JULY 29: The office-bearers and employees of the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) have expressed conflicting views about the clash between supporters of Dr Govinda KC and police during the forced airlifting of the agitating surgeon who was then on the 20th days of his 15th fast-unto-death staged at the academy.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The local level is to have 57,690 employees for interim arrangement, while there will be 45,815 employees for the centre and 16,570 for the states.

TURKEY, July 7: Turkish authorities ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees including police officers, soldiers and academics, in a decree published on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 27: As part of bringing the property belonging to the then royal family under government ownership, the Nepal Trust Office locked the house of a former employee of the royal palace, Juni Thapa.  A team of police locked the house built on 2 ropani 13 ana plot in Chhauni of Kathmandu on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) has recommended action against 1,668 employees not coming to the office on time and not wearing the formal dress.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Employees of Bajeko Sekuwa have urged the government to open all outlets of the popular eatery chain.

KATHMANDU, June 14: As per the new decision, the NGOs should submit the property details of their office bearers and employees to the district administration offices concerned.

ILAM, May 27: The Maijogmai rural municipality in Ilam will be depriving its representatives and employees of three percent of their salaries if they admit their children in private schools.

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said those government employees seeking voluntary retirement instead joining the adjustment process will be deputed to offices easily accessible from their home.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has announced that the scarcity of employees would be addressed in two weeks. "The province and local governments would have adequate mobilization of employees in 15 days," he added.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed the officials under the Ministry to work honestly and effectively because the effectiveness of the Ministry depends on the role of chief district officers and police chiefs.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The trade union joint coordination committee has protested central government's plan to adjust the employees in the local levels.

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.

BIRATNAGAR, Mar 21: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, has said civil service employees remaining as the competent human resources could not be given voluntary retirement.

DHANKUTA, March 13: Two employees of Department of Roads (DoR), Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, died when a truck en route to Dhankuta from Dharan carrying excavator parts met with an accident today at Ghante of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-9 along the Koshi Highway. Four people have been injured in the accident.

LALITPUR, March 10: Experts, elected people's representatives and ex-civil service employees said that the implementation of federalism would take stride after the adjustment of employees.  It was said at an interaction programme 'Present Challenges and Potentials of Federalism Implementation' organized here today to mark the 27th establishment day of Ex Employees Service Council.

DANG, March 5: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law of Province 5, Kul Prasad KC has been looking for a suitable residence ever since he assumed office. However, due to the lack of government buildings, he is yet to get a residence.