High-level panel continues arrests

June 24, 2018 07:32 am

KATHMANDU, June 24: In yet another round of arrests in connection with the infamous 33 kg gold smuggling case, the high level committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the case has arrested three individuals in the last two days.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal and China are all set to set up a high-level bilateral mechanism for the implementation of projects supported by China in Nepal during Prime Minister KP Oli's visit to the northern neighbor, starting Tuesday.

PAJU, March 29: High-level officials from North and South Korea began talks at a border village Thursday to prepare for an April summit between their leaders amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the standoff over the North’s nuclear program.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Expressing serious concern over the anomalies in the judiciary and the wrong doings by court officials, Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN) has demanded the formation of a High-level Commission for judicial reforms.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: A high-level government delegation from Bangladesh arrived in Kathmandu, today to take updates about the fatal crash involving the US Bangla passenger airplane.

White House chief economic advisor Gary Cohn has resigned joining a string of  recent departures by high-level personnel and further fueling concerns that the Trump administration is in chaos.

SEOUL, Mar 4: South Korea’s president will send a delegation led by his national security director to North Korea this week for talks on how to ease nuclear tensions and help arrange the restart of dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, officials said Sunday.

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.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 28: A high-level committee of the government has visited the site where a massive fire broke out at Super Gas Industry in Birgunj Sub-metropolis-18 of Parsa district last week, killing two firefighters.

KATHMANDU, September 8: The government has formed a high-level education commission headed by the education minister to work on the federal structures of the education system in the country. It has also formed another high-level task force to settle down the immediate problems of the sector and recommend an outline of long-term reforms.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has formed a high-level committee that will recommend the procedures to procure private medical colleges including Manmohan Medical College

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Agriculture Development Ministry has formed a high-level committee to provide immediate relief after carrying out study of losses incurred by the agro sector in the recent flood and landslide following incessant rainfall.

KATMANDU, July 12: A high-level team of Election Commission (EC) has left for India to study feasibility of Indian Electronic Voting Machines in upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections.

BEIJING, July 1: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China has hinted of a possible high-level visit from Nepal to China in the first week of July for a trade fair which focuses on trades and investments along the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) routes.

KATHMANDU, May 30: A Kathmandu-based high-level election observation team on Tuesday left for Chitwan to launch an investigation into the incident of tearing up ballot papers with votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 30: A high-level team of the CPN (UML) has today reached the Election Commission to draw the attention of the Election Commission to carry out investigation into Chitwan incident regarding tearing of some ballot papers of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No. 19.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak, Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki and other members of a visiting Nepali delegation attended a welcome reception hosted by Ambassador of Nepal to the People's Republic of China Leela Mani Paudyal at the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 12: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a high level monitoring team led by Chairman Anup Raj Sharma to make the election monitoring work more effective and credible.

DHANUSHA, March 23: The High-Level Probe Commission that was formed with mandate to investigate the incidents of violence and killings occurred during the Tharuhat-Madhes movement started on-site investigation into the incidents from Dhanusha district headquarters, Janakpur.

REPUBLICA, Nov 4: Ministry of Health has formed a high-level health policy and restructuring coordination committee to improve and restructure the health sector as the country embraces federal structure.

POKHARA, Oct 29: A high-level team of officials has acquired information about the preparations going on in Pokhara in connection with the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's scheduled visit to this touristic town on November 4.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also the chairman of the Advisory Council of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), has formed a Development Aid Coordination and Facilitation Committee on Sunday for effective monitoring of reconstruction and rehabilitation projects supported by the development partners and activities of I/NGOs.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Ministry of Energy has constituted a high-level mechanism meant for addressing complaints of electricity users.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is presently in New York City leading the Nepali delegation to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, attended the High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on addressing the large movements of refugees and migrants organized by the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Former diplomats and international relations experts have said that possible visits by the Chinese and Indian presidents to Nepal would be positive events for this country. The visits of the two deputy prime ministers to the two neighboring countries as special envoys of the prime minister have ensured that the presidents of those two countries would visit Nepal in the near future, it is reported.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has said that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi's India visit will pave the way for three high-level visits to and from Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae on Wednesday said that high-level visits between Nepal and India will be held soon.