KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Stating that the dissolution of parliament was unconstitutional, Senior Advocate Chandra Kanta Gyawali has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli attacked parliament after he failed to settle the intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Advocate Santosh Bhandari has said that the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve the House of Representatives, which has a full term of five years, midway.  Bhandari today on behalf of the writ petitioners spoke during a hearing on a writ petition against the HoR dissolution that is ongoing at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: During the ongoing hearing on the writ petitions seeking the restoration of the House of Representatives (HoR), Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher JBR said that they would ask for the recordings of series of discussions held at the Constituent Assembly (CA) if necessary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Hearing on writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the parliament will continue in the Constitutional Bench from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister K P Oli’s reported meetings with the justices assigned to the Constitutional Bench have raised fresh controversy in the country as the hearing on over a dozen writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Hearing on the case of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) is being continued on Friday as well at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: A hearing on 13 writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the Supreme Court began on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The hearing on 13 writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) at the apex court is scheduled for today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The lawyers, who filed separate writ petitions challenging the decision of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the lower house of the federal parliament, have demanded a full bench of the apex court in the course of the preliminary hearing on the case on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The hearing on 13 writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representative (HoR) is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Hearing on the 12 writ petitions filed at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR) has begun under the single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Supreme Court has postponed the hearing on the case relating to the nomination of ruling party NCP Vice-Chairman Bam Dev Gautam to the National Assembly member as the time ran short today. Now, the next hearing is scheduled for October 7, Wednesday.

16.6 percent of Nepalis suffer from hearing problems, one of the highests in Asia

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A hearing on a writ petition filed against Agni Sapkota, the sole candidate for the post of speaker of the House of Representatives, which was scheduled for today afternoon at the Supreme Court, is likely to be postponed.

Hearing over Alam case over

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RAUTAHAT, Nov 7: The hearing over an alleged murder case against Congress leader Mohammad Aftab Alam has been over on Thursday.

Hearing over Mahara case begins

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KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The hearing over attempted rape case against Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has begun at Kathmandu District on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been produced before the Kathmandu District Court.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Supreme Court (SC) has scheduled the initial hearings on the case of pesticide residue tests for the vegetables and fruits imported from India as well as other third countries for Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Proposed ambassador to Qatar, Narad Nath Bhardwaj has said that he would work on exporting Nepali water to Qatar.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Nepali for Nepal Campaign is going to organize a public hearing on the 'wide-body aircraft purchase scam' at local Basantapur Dabali on May 25.

An important pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault case could play out in secret if a judge rules against news organizations fighting to keep the courtroom open. Both the prosecution and defense have asked that Friday’s hearing, which will deal with trial strategy and potential witnesses, be held behind closed doors.

KATHMANDU, April 1: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) called for the hearing of Dinesh Thapaliya, the candidate recommended for the post of chief election commissioner (CEC), was put off on Sunday after request from the lawmakers representing the main opposition party, Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court on Friday began final hearings on two writ petitions seeking court intervention to punish former Maoist leader Agni Prasad Sapkota for his alleged involvement in the murder of a schoolteacher.

DUBAI, Jan 3: Saudi prosecutors will seek the death penalty for at least five people in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s state media reported on Thursday as 11 suspects attended their first court hearing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The parliamentary hearing on complaints received against chief justice nominee Cholendra Shamsher Rana has been postponed till Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) is conducting the hearing for Chief Justice nominee Cholendra Sumsher Rana today afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The case of controversial Hotel Waterfront, which allegedly encroaches the land of Fewa Lake, has been postponed for the third time.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) is taking place today to begin procedure for conducting the hearing of proposed chief justice Cholendra SJB Rana.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) is underway to conduct the hearing of the proposed ambassadors to India, Malaysia, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Following disapproval of the name of Deepak Raj Joshi to the post of Chief Justice, senior-most Justice of the apex court Om Prakash Mishra is set to assign the hearing.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee will meet on Monday to decide whether to endorse the recommendation made by the Constitutional Council to appoint Dipak Raj Joshi as the new Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has concluded hearing for acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi on Thursday. The PHSC will give its decision on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has started conducting hearing for acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi on Thursday.

Hearing for reforms

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The parliamentary hearing committee is preparing to conduct hearing on chief justice, CIAA chief and ambassadors. Will it be able to break the past trend?

KATHMANDU, July 24: Opening five complaints registered against him on Monday, a meeting of the parliamentary panel also decided to summon the complainants on Tuesday for discussion. Various individuals have registered complaints against Joshee questioning his performance, fairness and integrity during his career in the judicial service.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board and traders at Kalimati market have submitted their statements at Kathmandu District Court on Monday, regarding a case filed by the traders against the board. It is likely that the court will take one or two more days to give its verdict on the case.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee is meeting at 12 PM today where parliamentarians are likely to discuss about recommending officials to constitutional bodies and other priority issues.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The meeting for the formation of the Parliamentary hearing committee is scheduled for 1:00 PM today.

BIRATNAGAR, May 14: After recording statements of those involved in gold smuggling case, Morang District Court has started hearing over the scam. Noted advocates including Shambhu Thapa, Raman Shrestha, Yadunath Khanal and Raju Basnet defended the case on behalf of Sanam Shakya, one who was killed in course of smuggling 33 kg gold from Tribhuvan International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: Hearing on contempt of court case against Kantipur daily is scheduled for 11 AM today in a seven-member full-bench of the Supreme Court. The hearing is being led by Chief Justice, Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing on the case filed against three nominated National Assembly members for Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing on the case filed against three nominated National Assembly members for Monday.

DHANUSHA, Feb 14: Ram Ishwar Yadav alias Bechan Yadav of Chorakoyalpur -6 in Dhanusha arrested on a murder charge has been in the Jaleshwor Prison since October 29, 2009, awaiting trial.

Why you should get your hearing checked

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Jan 14: Ten million people in the UK - one in six of us - have some degree of hearing loss.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The hearing on the case of contempt of court against Dr Govinda KC has concluded. The verdict is expected on Wednesday itself.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Detained orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC will remain in detention as the hearing of the case of contempt against him did not start on Tuesday.

LONDON, Dec 3: Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is set to face an extradition hearing in London that should determine whether he is sent back to India to face money laundering allegations related to the collapse of several of his businesses.

Grave concerns over ‘bloc hearing’

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KATHMANDU, Nov 13: A total of 71 cases were assigned to a division bench of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli and Justice Ishwar Khatiwada on October 25.

CHITWAN, Nov 1: Hearing on a case relating to the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha dating back to the armed conflict in the country has been postponed for the 15th time.

KATHMANDU, October 12: The hearing on appointment of 80 judges of High Court who were appointed nine months ago has been deferred.