KATHMANDU, April 4: As the country approaches the mid of the second week under nationwide lockdown, Ministry of Health and Population has concluded that the lockdown could be extended by another week to stop the spread of novel coronavirus disease.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has extended the deadline for resurvey of the earthquake victims by two weeks stating that it needs to complete the inspection of the quake-damaged homes to include the victims as beneficiaries of the private housing reconstruction and retrofitting grants.
KATHMANDU, June 29: The government on Thursday tabled a bill to replace the ordinance introduced two months ago to extend the terms of two transitional justice bodies - Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP).
GORKHA, May 28: Many multi-million rupee projects in Gorkha district have remained incomplete even months after crossing the deadline. In fact, there are hardly any projects that could be listed as meeting completed within the deadline. Infrastructure projects including road, drinking water, building construction among others are plagued alike by the same problem.
United States, April 17: Twenty three senators have signed a petition urging the United States administration to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation granted to Nepalis living in the country after the devastating April 2015 earthquake. At present, 8,000 Nepalis are under TPS which expires on June 24, 2018.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists and Human Rights Watch have said on Tuesday that one-year extension of the two transitional justice mechanisms — Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)-- without necessary legal and institutional reforms are not sufficient to comply with international standards in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Failing to complete its task in the given time, the High-Level Education Commission has proposed that its term is extended by four months. The five-month term of the commission expires on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Two weeks after the government endorsed an ordinance clearing legal hurdles to extend the tenure of the Commission for Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), the transitional justice body on Wednesday wrote to the government urging the latter to increase its term by one year. CIEDP's term will expire on February 9.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for a year.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The 15th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Team of Experts (JTE) on Saptakoshi High Dam Multipurpose Project and Sunkoshi Storage Cum Diversion Scheme has recommended extending the term of the Joint Project Office of Saptakoshi Sunkoshi Investigation for a period of 30 months effective from March 1, 2017. The JTE meeting held in Kathmandu on July 25 -26 made the decision to recommend for the term extension after reviewing the progress made since the 14th meeting of JTE.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: While criticizing the government for its failure to grant real powers to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission for Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), various human rights organizations have said the extension of the terms of the transitional justice mechanisms without amending the TRC and CIEDP Act will be meaningless.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The government has decided to extend the terms of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappearance (CIEDP) by a year, effective from Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Commissioners at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are voicing contradictory views at a time when less than 15 days remain in the TRC’s original tenure of two-years and 57,753 complaints from conflict victims are still pending with it.