IOM Nepal gets a new chief

September 11, 2019 09:52 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Newly-appointed chief of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nepal, Lorena Lando, presented her credentials to Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on Tuesday. Receiving the credentials, Minister Gyawali congratulated Lando.

GENEVA, June 28: The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of at least one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the U.S.-Mexico border continuing to take lives.

NEW YORK, June 15: The International Organization for Migration (IOM)—together with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the 2019 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Chairmanship—is hosting a high-level meeting at the UN Headquarters on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has urged the government to ensure democratic governance in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 27: International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized a two-day consultation program to discuss the inclusion of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) into the process of drafting laws in the new devolved, federal structure. Members of the Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Parliament took part in the event that was organized in coordination with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Federal Affairs & General Administration.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Two student unions -- All Nepal National Free Students Union and the All Nepal National Independent Students Union (Revolutionary) affiliated to the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) today padlocked the office of Tribhuvan University (TU) vice chancellor and of the IOM (Institute of Medicine).

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The film ‘Together Apart’ was showcased on Wednesday at IOM’s 3rd Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) in Kathmandu. The film portrayed lives that closely resembled some 2.5 million Nepali migrant workers who work abroad to provide support for their families back home

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Crusader for medical education reforms Dr. Govinda KC has urged the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the authorities concerned to scrap the permission granted to Janaki Medical College to run medical education courses.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Prime Minister KP Oli, who was hospitalized on October 29, is being discharged from the hospital on Friday evening or Saturday, according to the hospital sources.PM Oli was admitted to the CCU of Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre in Maharajgunj under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on Monday after developing chest infection and fever.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for the admission of students to various medical science courses at colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Fate of 1,736 medical students remains uncertain after Supreme Court ordered the Institute of Medicine not to admit those students selected through the recent entrance exam. The apex court has questioned the fairness of entrance exams conducted to pick smart minds.

CIAA probing plagiarism by IOM faculty

October 4, 2018 04:15 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has been probing into the cases of plagiarism by teaching faculties in the colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

KATHMANDU, Jan 13:  Prof Dr JP Agrawal, dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), resumed office from Friday after an interval of four days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Supreme Court on Sunday reinstated sacked dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of Tribhuvan University (TU), Shashi Sharma just for four days of his remaining tenure.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to reinstates Dr Shashi Sharma, sacked dean of Institute of Medicine (IOM) to work in the capacity of the Dean of the institute.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18:  Tribhuvan University (TU) has said it is "quite dissatisfied" with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Nepal Medical Council (NMC) for slashing MBBS seats at private medical colleges.

IOM also to grill 'plagiarist' docs

December 14, 2017 09:11 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 14:  After Kathmandu University (KU) initiated the process last month to take action against the doctors who were found involved in plagiarism, Tribhuvan University's (TU) Institute of Medicine (IOM) is also preparing to grill the doctors over the matter.

MBBS classes at IOM delayed by a month

December 11, 2017 09:58 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11:  Prospective MBBS students at medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have to wait for one more month for their academic classes to begin due to the delay by Tribhuvan University (TU) to decide on the allocation of MBBS seats at the medical colleges. MBBS classes at colleges under IOM were scheduled to begin from November 17.

MBBS classes at IOM delayed by one month

December 11, 2017 01:07 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10:  Prospective MBBS students at medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have to wait for one more month for their academic classes to begin due to the delay by Tribhuvan University (TU) to decide on the allocation of MBBS seats at the medical colleges. MBBS classes at colleges under IOM were scheduled to begin from November 17.

IOM cancels October 14 MBBS entrance exam

November 20, 2017 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has canceled the MBBS entrance exam conducted on October 14, following the controversy of widespread cheating in the exam through the use of electronic devices.

IOM suspends MBBS entrance result

October 18, 2017 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Office of the Dean at the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM) has suspended the results of MBBS entrance exams conducted on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Senate and Executive Council of Tribhuvan University (TU) has appointed the Campus Chief and Assistant Dean of Institute of Medicine (IOM) on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Protesting against the reservation quota set for the postgraduate level of medicine, the students of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) padlocked the office of the dean on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Protesting against the reservation quota set for the postgraduate level of medicine, the students of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) padlocked the office of the dean on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The padlocked office of the Institute of Medicine has been unlocked from Monday after a six-point agreement was reached with the padlocking group of professors' association.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Institute of Medicine (IoM) Save Struggle Committee team today called on Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel to request him to scrap the appointment of Dr Jagdish Agrawal as the IoM Dean.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Prof. Dr. Jagadhish Prasad Agrawal has been appointed as Dean of Institute of Medicine (IoM) effective from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The newly-appointed dean of the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM), Dr KP Singh, is all set to form a committee for setting criteria for dean appointment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Ending a months-long delay, Tribhuvan University (TU) on Sunday appointed Prof. Dr. Keshav Prasad Singh to the post of dean of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the crucial body for granting affiliations to medical colleges and for decidng the number of seats for students at such colleges.

Dr Singh appointed dean of IOM

November 13, 2016 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Prof Dr Keshab Prasad Singh has been appointed Dean of Institute of Medicine (IOM) to be effective from today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Tribhuvan University (TU) is likely to appoint dean at the Institute of Medicine on the basis of political interest. This will not satisfy Dr Govinda KC of TU Teaching Hospital, who has warned to launch fast-onto-death strike from Saturday if the dean is not appointed on the basis of seniority.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Seven professors at the Institute of Medicine (IoM) on Thursday registered a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding annulment of the 'illegal order' issued by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to Tribhuvan University to take action against them.