E-passport delivery begins in Chitwan

December 23, 2021 09:14 am

CHITWAN, Dec 23: The District Administration Office, Chitwan has started distributing e-passport booklets from Wednesday.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 8: Bhaktapur District Administration Office has started registration for e-passport (electronic passport) and its distribution starting Wednesday.

E-passports to be issued from today

November 17, 2021 11:34 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The government is issuing electronic passports from today. The Department of Passports (DoP) is preparing to issue e-passports from its new building located in Tripureshwor.

Talking about the kind of projects she wants to do, in a recent interview, she said that there are a lot of social issues on which she wants to do a film.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: The process of issuing stockbroker license to subsidiaries of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) has been put on hold following an instruction from the Finance Committee of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Prime Minister K P Oli has not missed any international forum ever since his ascent to power in February 2018. These have ranged from the World Economic Forum in Davos and the International Labor Conference in Geneva to the UN Day of Vesak in Viet Nam.

KATHMANDU, June 6: As Prime Minister KP Oli prepares to visit Britain next week as part of his visit to three European nations, former British Gurkha veterans have urged him to raise their demand for pay parity during his scheduled meeting with his British counterpart.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31: The Home Ministry of Malaysia will brief the Cabinet on Friday (Aug 3) over the Nepalese government's decision to bar its workers from coming to Malaysia.

An Issue Of Unaffordability

July 28, 2018 08:05 am

Issuing a complain ​What do you do when a taxi denies service, or suggest an unmetered ride? Do you just walk off, or be a responsible citizen and inform the authority of their wrongdoings? If you want to inform of any irregularities, you can either file a complaint by calling at 100 or 103. If there are traffic police nearby, you can directly talk to them and explain the situation.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Similar to microfinance institutions that cater financial needs of low-income and rural individuals or groups, the government is preparing to license microinsurance companies that will bring plans to provide coverage to people of low-income groups and low-valued assets.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit. MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the meeting of the House of Representatives on Friday over the ongoing fast-unto-death by crusader for medical education reform Dr Govinda KC. The meeting was adjourned for Monday following obstruction by the opposition party as soon as it commenced.

CHITWAN, April 18: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has stated that the issue of taking up an election symbol after the unification between the party and CPN (UML) has not been finalized yet.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Three student unions affiliated to various political parties have decided to submit a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday demanding action against the private schools that hiked their tuition and annual fees against the rules.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have stressed the connectivity and infrastructure development. During the press meet PM Oli has stated that after the landmark political transformation, his government has given priority to economic transformation with the motto ‘Samriddha Nepal Sukhi Nepali’.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up ‘field office’ in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, April  6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up 'field office' in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, March 27: A single bench of Justice ordered to register the case filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the oath taking administered by former Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, arguing that it was unlawful.

JANAKPUR, March 9: With the tussle between those for and against 'Hindi as the official language' of Province 2 growing, the language debate in the province has become complicated. The ruling and opposition parties are unlikely to resolve this debate anytime soon.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Minister for Finance, Yubaraj Khatiwada, is planning to issue white paper to make public the current economic position of the country and the measures that the government plan to take to deal with the ongoing economic and financial challenges.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The district police office has issued an arrest notice  against former Maoist rebel  Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' after he failed to show up in  court to face charges of violence carried out by his outfit during the local elections.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has given permission to issue an initial public offering worth Rs 27.76 billion in the past six months of the current fiscal, said data published by the Board.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: A meeting between CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Saturday ended with an agreement to give final shape to the power-sharing deal for the provincial governments and key constitutional positions.

ILAM, Jan 17: The Panchakanya Mai Hydropower Company based at Sandakpur Rural Municipality of Ilam is to issue initial public offering (IPO) to the locals from January 19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has directed the sides concerned to provide information about their financial status before issuing their initial public offering (IPO) so that the people can make informed decision.

Court order sought for issue of ordinance

December 29, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court Thursday demanding its order for immediate issuance of the upper house ordinance by the president.

We cannot receive such dirty cargoes from Sirsiya dry port: Commerce ministry joint-secretary

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has permitted NIC ASIA Bank Limited to issue 3 million units of NIC Asia Debenture 2081/82 worth Rs 3 billion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Concerned over the overall standing of the party and their portfolio in the merged entity, second-rung leaders of CPN (Maoist Center) have cautioned against rushing for unification with CPN-UML until there is a clear agreement on power sharing.

LAHAN, Dec 13: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav has said that it has now been easier to address the issue of the Madhes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal has proposed to update the existing the 2008 MoU on Labour Issue and to form the Joint Technical Committee on Labour with Bahrain.  Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Padam Sundas made this proposal in a meeting with Jameel Bin Mohamed Ali Hamaidan, the Minister for Labour and Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain when he paid a courtesy call on the Bahrain Minister at West Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour in Manama on December 4.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Everest Bank Ltd has decided to issue 33 percent bonus shares. The bank's board of directors approved the issuance of bonus shares on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Supreme Court on Sunday refused to issue a stay order against the Election Directives, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Supreme Court today refused to issue an interim order in response to a writ filed at the court, demanding the printing of separate ballot papers for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: As many as 18 companies are awaiting the nod of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to launch rights issue worth Rs 12.94 billion. They are floating 129.43 million units of shares to their shareholders.

KATHMANDU, September 11: Transparency International Nepal (TIN) has called on the government to issue a white paper on the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) land procurement scam right away.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The CPN (Maoist Centre) chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stressed on unity among three major parties to hold three tiers of elections and the implementation of the constitution as well.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said he has done nothing wrong by making announcement of putting further efforts for second amendment to the constitution during his joint press conference with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi last week.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Nepal and India issued a joint statement during the state visit of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to India.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Five days after putting off his 11th and longest fast-unto-death, Dr. Govinda KC warned on Sunday to launch his 12th hunger strike, demanding that the Tribhuvan University (TU)’s decision to provide affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College of Ghattekulo, Kathmandu, be scrapped.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Brushing aside media reports that both India and China are trying to court Nepal on the issue of Doklam standoff, Nepal has clarified that Nepal won't be siding with any of the parties to the dispute.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has summoned its working committee meeting on August 16 to discuss Three Star’s compensation issue.

KATHMANDU, July 27: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has postponed its working committee meeting for indefinite period after failing to solve the Three Star’s compensation issue.

KATHMANDU, July 24: At a time when the dispute between India and China over Doklam border stand-off is escalating, this topic has entered the parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 22: A total of 19 companies are awaiting approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float 135.75 million units of rights issue. According to the Sebon, these 19 companies plan to raise Rs 13.56 billion from the rights issue.

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, June 1: Mega Bank Limited has sought approval from the Securities Board of Nepal to float 65 percent rights issue. It has already appointed Nabil Investment Banking Ltd as issue manager for the rights issue.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell 3.91 points to close at 1,563.81 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

DHARAN, June 24: Senior leader of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Ashok Rai said that the constitution has completely overlooked the identity even though it is the central issue of the current political gamut.

DUBAI/DOHA, June 24: Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.