KATHMANDU, August 14: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has planned a capacity building training for all elected representatives and officials of all 753 local governments of Nepal on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM). The training seeks to enhance the local authorities’ capacity on DRRM that will greatly assist in the development, drafting or revision of local DRRM Acts and/or strategic action plans in the local context.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nepal and Cyprus, with support from the Government of Cyprus and in coordination with Nepali authorities, organized the voluntary return of 63 Nepali nationals. The migrants landed at the Tribhuvan International airport on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, July 7: The newly-constructed multipurpose community centre at Changunarayan Municipality in Bhaktapur district was handed over to the municipal authorities on Monday. The building will be used as a ‘coordination hub’ by the municipality as part of its crisis preparedness and response efforts including those for COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The European Union in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is launching a project on Mainstreaming Migration into International Cooperation and Development (MMICD) this week. This initiative is part of a follow-up of the previous assessment that found there was a need for improved coherence between migration, sustainable development, education and rural development.
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, 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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.