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

July 25, 2018 01:30 am

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

January 14, 2018 12:01 pm

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’

November 13, 2017 07:00 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Hearing a writ petition filed against the appointment of 11 justices at the Supreme Court (SC) during the erstwhile KP Oli government could not take place on Monday after it was known that the justice scheduled to conduct the hearing is a member of the Judicial Council (JC), the body responsible for appointing justices.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is going to organize public hearing focusing on the chronic problem that has marred the Gautam Buddha Regional International Airport project.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Former Chief Justice Sushila Karki has revealed that she faced impeachment motion on the day when she was scheduled to hear a case on Fewa land encroachment.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The hearing on a writ petition filed at the Supreme Court (SC) demanding release of suspended Director-General of Inland Revenue Department, Chudamani Sharma, from jail has been put for continuation for tomorrow.

CHITWAN, July 17: Although 50 days have elapsed since the ballot papers with votes of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 have been torn, no any move has been made yet to decide over the issue.

KATHMANDU, July 14 : Continuous exposure to sound has led to various kinds of hearing and psychological problems among the officials of Hello Sarkar, a government hotline initiated by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai with the objective of resolving public grievances.  Currently, there are altogether 15 officers working at the office. There are two shifts and each staff has to work for seven hours a day.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Continuous exposure to sound has led to various kinds of hearing and psychological problems among the officials of Hello Sarkar, a government hotline initiated by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai with the objective of resolving public grievances.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Today's hearing on Bharatpur vote counting dispute was postponed until July 17, citing a lack of time.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Supreme Court yet again deferred the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Supreme Court yet again deferred the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar looks set to face a disciplinary hearing over his involvement in a brawl that marred his Shanghai SIPG side's 1-1 draw with Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League at the weekend.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has deferred the date of hearing for the case of the Inspector General of Nepal Police for June 29.

Hearing on Bharatpur case deferred

June 12, 2017 01:45 am

KATHMANDU, June 11; The Supreme Court on Sunday could not conduct the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Supreme Court on Sunday could not conduct hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City as the bench assigned to hear it could not manage time.

KATHMANDU, June 5: A hearing on the writ petition filed at Supreme Court(SC) on Sunday demanding for the scrapping of Election Commission’s decision to hold re-election in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis is underway under a single bench of Supreme Court Justice Cholendra Shamsher Jabara.

Hearing is helping

June 3, 2017 00:25 am

In a place like Nepal with limited resources for those with suicidal thoughts, friends and family can be of tremendous help