KATHMANDU, May 4: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that he has directed Tribhuvan University (TU) to answer within three days why the TU-affiliated private medical colleges haven’t returned the illegal fees they had collected from the students, as agreed a month ago.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A new provision in the Foreign Employment Bill that envisages doubling the amount of guarantee for granting license to foreign employment agency has drawn flak from foreign employment firms.

Kathmandu, July 28: Now onwards, Nepali citizens will have to pay conservation fee to Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) in order to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.According to the LDT, Nepalis will have to pay an additional Rs 50 to carry a camera and Rs 500 to carry a video camera inside the area. Meanwhile, one has to pay Rs 5,000 for video shooting inside the Lumbini area.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has done nothing to implement the agreement reached more than two weeks ago to scrap the fee hike by private schools. As a result, the deal is unlikely to be implemented this year too like in the previous years.

Department of Immigration assures matter will be resolved soon

KATHMANDU, May 5: Student unions protesting against the 'illegal' hike in tuition fees by private schools staged demonstration by blowing whistles in front of the offices of local body chiefs and deputy chiefs on Friday. The unions demand, among other things, revocation of the hiked fees.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Agitating joint student unions on Friday demonstrated against school fee hike charged by private schools by blowing whistles in front of  local government offices across the nation.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Three student unions affiliated to different political parties have submitted memorandums to all 753 local bodies demanding revocation of the "illegal fee hikes" at private schools.

KATHMANDU, April 27: With private schools continually charging inflated price for education, student unions have jointly drawn attention of local governments today.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Demanding implementation of the Education Directives 2015, student unions affiliated with all major parties encricled the Department of Education (DoE) on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Three student unions affiliated to various political parties have decided to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday demanding action against the private schools that hiked their tuition and annual fees against the rules.

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: Party president Sher Bahadur Deuba and former general-secretary Prakash Man Singh will vie for the post of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party leader in case there is an election for the post.

CSIT students demand rollback of fee hike

February 16, 2018 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Students of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) protested in front of the Office of Vice Chancellor of Tribhuvan University (TU) on Thursday demanding proper implementation of the academic calendar and a reduction in hiked tuition fees.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10:  After four years of formulation of the directives to regulate fees at private health facilities, the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday formed a task force for fixing the treatment fees ceiling at private hospitals.

KATHMANDU Jan 29: Students pursuing MBBS degree in different private medical colleges took out a rally in protest against the alleged charging of high fee under various headings.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: A Chinese company has acquired a license for detailed exploration of limestone in Dhading paying Rs 600 million - a record fee that any mine and mineral company have paid.

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 24: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has been able to raise Rs 44.07 million in tourist entry fee, since October this year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has requested rural municipalities and municipalities to stop levying fee on foreign tourists for entering their respective areas.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu district has started levying entrance fee of Rs 2,000 (approximately $20) on every foreigner entering the rural municipality from October 1.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu district has started levying entrance fee of Rs 2,000 (approximately $20) on every foreigner entering the rural municipality from October 1.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has been keeping infrastructure development fee, which it charges from the end customers, in its profit accounts. Such profits are directly allocated to the corporation’s staff bonus and other incentives, NOC balance sheet shows.  As per the balance sheet of 2015/16, NOC has put the fee into its profit accounts.

KATHMANDU, July 19: India has said that it would not levy Goods and Services Tax (GST) on different services at its seaports and customs points for Nepal's third-country imports and exports.

KATHMANDU, July 15: A town assembly of Budhanilkantha Municipality on Saturday decided to waive 10 percent of the fees in approving the blueprint to construct house registered in the name of a woman.

LONDON, July 8: Manchester United have agreed a fee with Everton for the transfer of Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku subject to medical and personal terms, the Premier League side said on Saturday.

Manchester United have agreed a 75 million pound ($97 million) deal for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, a source close to the negotiations told Reuters on Thursday.

Bournemouth have signed Netherlands defender Nathan Ake from Premier League champions Chelsea for an undisclosed club record fee, the south coast club confirmed on Friday.

DHANGADHI, May 6: Student unions affiliated to the major political parties have jointly expressed their objection to the fee hike by private schools in Dhangadhi of Kailali district. Stating that the Fee Determination and Monitoring Committee hiked private schools’ fees too much, the agitating students padlocked the District Education Office (DEO) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Protesting against the unilateral and unlawful fee hike by private schools, the student unions affiliated to various political parties padlocked the accounts and administrative offices of 175 private schools across the country on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Hike in cargo handling fee will affect the ailing export sector, according to the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI).

KATHMANDU, April 22: Student unions affiliated to various political parties have announced protests starting Monday against the fee hike by private schools.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Ministry of Education (MoE) has directed the Department of Education and the district education offices to monitor fee hikes in private schools and take stringent action against the violators.

KATHMANDU, April 9: After private schools arbitrarily raised tuition fees for the coming academic session beginning April 14, the Ministry of Education has said it will monitor the schools and take necessary action.

KATHMANDU, April  4: A one percent fee that was being charged separately for environment services for hydropower project companies lifted by the previous government led by K P Sharma Oli using a cabinet policy decision has been brought back by the current government.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Disregarding a Supreme Court (SC) directive to private schools not to increase their fees before a lapse of three years, the schools have increased the fees by up to 60 percent.

Passport renewal fee to be reduced: PM

January 15, 2017 17:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the experience and the capital earned by Nepalis working abroad is the foundation for the country's development.

Thailand waives visa fee for tourists

December 15, 2016 18:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Thailand government has waived off visa fee for tourists visiting the country from December 1 to February 28, 2017.

POKHARA, Nov 17: Many Indian pilgrims visiting Muktinath Temple of Mustang district have long been avoiding paying fee for Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card while entering Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) region, it has been revealed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Private schools have challenged the government to implement its rules for the restructuring of school fees. They have demanded that the government allow them to determine the fees at their respective schools.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Zohra Sports Management (ZSM) on Friday announced new franchised-based T20 cricket tournament carrying total match fee of Rs 5.4 million for players. The tournament, Wai Wai Everest Premier League, is scheduled to be held at the Tribhuvan University ground, Kirtipur from September 24 to October 3.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: With the number of tourists visiting Basantapur Durbar Square dwindling, curio and handicrafts sellers at the heritage site are seeing a drastic decline in their income.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The government has reduced brokerage commission for trading of share and securities in the stock market.

Govt hikes driving license fee

July 19, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 19: The government has increased the fee for receiving new license for all categories of vehicles and also for their renewal, effective from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 27:The government has taken action against 13 private schools in Kathmandu district for increasing fees without meeting set criteria.