KATHMANDU, May 17: Lawmakers have said that the government could not introduce concrete plans for the repatriation of Nepalis who have been left stranded in various parts of the world. They further blamed the government for being indifferent to taking any initiative to bring those Nepalis back to the country who are left stranded after their host countries imposed lockdowns to battle the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The House of Representatives (HoR), Public Account Committee, has sought correction in the local government's decision in Dhading to lease public land to a cement factory for 50 years.
KATHMANDU, June 12: The directive of parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) to scrap the vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC) has further complicated matters as the line ministry has announced not to abide by the directive.
KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has concluded that the British government has been violating the Tripartite Agreement reached between Nepal, India and the UK in 1947 since decades by discriminating against the Gurkhas in their pay and pension.
KATHMANDU, March 6: Lawmakers at a meeting of the State Affairs Committee of parliament have agreed to include a provision in citizenship law allowing an individual to acquire Nepali citizenship through the mother and no mention of the status of the father.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Industry, Commerce, Labor and Consumers Welfare Committee under the House of Representatives, has agreed for representation of Labor organization in the Board of Directors of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Authority.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota has undermined parliament's Development and Technology Committee's decision-making process as he forced the committee members to change a decision taken by the committee at its meeting on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The parliament's Development and Technology Committee on Tuesday demanded answers from the government over the recent awarding of the Nepal Rastra Bank building construction contract to controversial contractor Pappu Construction.