KATHMANDU, April 15: The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures.

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

KATHMANDU, July 30: Professor Dr Mahendra Lawoti has called for alliance among identical indigenous groups to form a broader identity to ensure their rights in the country.

Ensure availability and sustainability management of water and sanitation for all

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

MAKWANPUR, May 20: Locals of Pashupatinagar in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-9 have started feeling more safe and secure after the initiation of security patrol at night by the local women.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the 'Delivering the Learning Generation in South Asia: Regional Conference on the Delivery Approach' organised by UNICEF here today.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Lawmakers have demanded that the government take strong action against sugar mills that are not making payments to sugarcane farmers.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to ensure the voting rights of Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the security bodies to ensure prompt security provision for the upcoming presidential election.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Pakistan has called on the international community to urge India to put an immediate end to the gross human rights violations of innocent Kashmiris in Indian occupied Kashmir.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the government to ensure free education for Dalits as well as people from the indigenous communities and women as guaranteed by the constitution.

DANG, Jan 13: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and House of Representatives member from Dang constituency no. 2, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the guarantee of basic facilities such as education, health, drinking water and transport for the entire people of his constituency was his first priority and goal as the member in the federal parliament.

EC urges govt to ensure poll security

November 19, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Expressing serious concerns over what it called 'a growing security threat', the Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to ensure foolproof security for candidates and voters to peacefully and successfully hold the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.

KATMANDU, Nov 17: Worried by the series of attacks on election candidates, the Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to ensure foolproof security for parties, candidates, campaigners and voters by adopting all possible measures for making the upcoming elections a success.

CDO urged to ensure peace and security

November 11, 2017 03:38 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 10: Stating that physical attacks on them are on the rise, local representatives in Banke have demanded security from the authority. On Friday, they met Chief District Officer Ramesh Kumar KC to draw his attention toward the matter. The local representatives who had come all the way from Raptisonari Rural Municipality said that attacks on them have become common in the district. Unknown groups threaten and warn them as well.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Election Commission today has begun training of trainers (ToT) to ensure proper management of the election process including to ease the vote count process.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Supreme Court today directed government authorities to ensure equal remuneration for male and female workers in various enterprises and monitor the situation properly.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has said that his party is planning to join the government in view of a possible crisis facing the government due to the planned exit of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Mahendra Yadav has issued a directive to the officials in the Ministry to ensure clean drinking water in the flood-affected areas in different parts of the country.

Kathmandu, August 10: The Supreme Court has introduced the Supreme Court Mobile Apps in a bid to ensure people's convenient access to justice.

KATHMANDU, August 2: A delegation of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) on Tuesday met with Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Bir Bahadur Balayar, to brief him about the issues affecting them.

KATHMANDU: "Speed and effectiveness to guarantee quality are the prerequisites of service providers to make any city a smart city," said economist Achyut Wagle, adding that 'infrastructure auditing' is essential to know there is solid foundation to transform any city into a smart city.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Top leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on Wednesday urged the government to ensure the required support to endorse the constitution amendment bill before pushing it through the parliament.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Reiterating its commitment to hold the second round of local elections on June 14 as scheduled, the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday asked the government to ensure foolproof security to hold the elections in a free, fair and credible manner.

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KATHMANDU, April 20: The Election Commission (EC) has urged the political parties contesting the May 14 local level elections to ensure women's candidacy in all posts.

KATHMANDU, APRIL 12: Nepal should ensure “legally adequate process in line with international standards” in dealing with cases of human rights violations committed during the Maoist insurgency in Nepal, a German minister has said.

SIRAHA, April 9: Former President Ram Baran Yadav urged that the elections are essential for all the people across the country and suggested leaders to develop consensus to make environment for the elections.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued mandamus order to the government to make necessary arrangements for ensuring safe housing to all the people living across the country.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Main opposition CPN-UML has asked the government to ensure security arrangements in its programs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: With an aim to shed light on the issues of people with disabilities (PWDs) living across the country, a two-day National Human Rights Summit of Persons with Disabilities was organized in the capital on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Leaders of various political parties taking part in a discourse organized by the Human Rights and Peace Society here on Saturday have pressed for bringing into effect the new constitution to ensure good governance and transparency in the country.

LALITPUR, Oct 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has spoken of the essentiality of taking the country towards the election phase after amending the constitution.

MAHOTTARI, Oct 14: CPN (Maoist Center) senior leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha today stressed the need for amending the constitution to ensure its acceptability. Speaking at a program organized by the Bardibas Town Committee of the party to exchange greetings on the occasions of festivals like Bada Dashain, Tihar and Chhath, the leader pitched for amending the constitution to address the demands of all disgruntled parties.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Metropolitan Police Commissioner's Office, Ranipokhari has decided to deploy over 5,000 police personnel in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley as per the festival security strategy in the valley.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: A parliamentary committee has directed the government to prepare a strategy for diversification of petroleum products including liquified petroleum (LP) gas.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Ministry of Health (MoH) has urged all public and private water supplying agencies to ensure safety of drinking water. The ministry issued a press statement after a strain of cholera was detected in drinking water supplied in Kathmandu valley.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday inquired of Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohara about the shortage of petroleum products in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The Inter-Party Women's Alliance (IPWA) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal urging him to ensure one-third representation of women while expanding the Cabinet.

Call to ensure rights of indigenous

August 9, 2016 15:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) has called on the government to guarantee the rights of indigenous, ethnic and marginalized groups through the amendments to the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Common citizens are harassed and charged with public offence cases due to lack of clear and comprehensive policy and laws, according to a new research report.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has not made adequate preparations to ensure free education up to grade 12 at public schools as provisioned by the new Education Act.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Ncell has extended support to three communities of Syanja district to access water through clean water pumping technology.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE), July 18: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) UAE Chapter has urged the UAE-based Nepali Embassy to ensure hassles-free information to the Nepali journalists.