KATHMANDU, March 31: Newly-appointed Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Sharat Singh Bhandari, has vowed to make his ministry a reputed institution. Minister Bhandari made the remarks while assuming his office at Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The government has extended the deadline to get registered in a contribution-based Social Security Fund (SSF) by one month.

April 12: A total of 165 people among those who ventured out into India for labour from three districts Accham, Kanchanpur and Doti have gone missing.

Expecting mother airlifted to safety

March 28, 2019 18:25 pm

RARA, March 28: A woman who had been facing problems giving birth since the past three days was airlifted from Khatyad rural municipality, in the western region of the district. Lalita Thapa,22, of Thamlekha in ward no. 8 of the rural municipality was airlifted by a Nepali Army helicopter to the regional hospital in Surkhet today.

ROLPA, Nov 30: Tribeni Rural Municipality of Rolpa on Thursday rescued three children who were allegedly being taken to work in brick factories in Kathmandu.

LONDON, Nov 16: Seven high profile resignations have followed on the heels of Theresa May’s announcement that her cabinet has settled on a Brexit deal, with Labour claiming that the Conservative government is at risk of completely dissolving.

Nepal-UAE to revise labor agreement

September 27, 2018 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept. 27: The governments of Nepal and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached an agreement to revise the existing labor agreement so that both the nations would get maximum benefits.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has given pace to the formulation and implementation of laws and policies to systematize the foreign employment, migrant workers' problems and society security.

KATHMANDU, July 25 (RSS): Minister for Labour Gokarna Raj Bista and UAE Ambassador to Nepal Saeed Hamdan Alnaqbi on Tuesday discussed about matters relating to amendment of the labour agreement with the UAE.

LONDON, June 24: The Labour leader said there has to be a peace process and there has to be a right of the Palestinian people to live in peace. Corbyn declared said if he was successful in his 2022 prime minister bid he would take steps to “very early on” come to “a genuine two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestine conflict.

Labour Minister leaves for Geneva

June 2, 2018 12:59 pm

KATHMANDU, June 2: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Raj Bista, today left for Switzerland to participate in the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference.

Labour Minister leaves for Geneva

June 2, 2018 10:16 am

KATHMANDU, June 2: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Raj Bista, today left for Switzerland to participate in the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for amending the Foreign Employment Act criminalizing exploitation, forced labor and human trafficking.

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, April 2: The International Relations and Labor Committee under the Legislature-Parliament which had declared a role of immigration employees in illegally sending Nepali women to the Gulf countries a week back, has directed the Council of Ministers to completely ban the sending of Nepali workers to such countries until they came with a substantive law relating to domestic help and made a bilateral labour agreement with Nepal.