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.
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.
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.
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, 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 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 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, 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.
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 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 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.
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.