KATHMANDU, July 15: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has directed the chief administrative officers of all 753 local levels to be available at the office round the clock.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has directed all 753 local levels to establish anti-drug abuse unit in every school.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Minister for Finance, Yuba Raj Khatiwada, has said that the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) should not function under the shadow of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Ministry of Water Supply is learnt to have been working on an idea of a high-powered authority for the systematic management of waste produced from the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Only 433 out of the 753 local levels in the country have submitted particulars about vacant posts in their respective levels to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration within the deadline.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that he has directed Tribhuvan University (TU) to answer within three days why the TU-affiliated private medical colleges haven’t returned the illegal fees they had collected from the students, as agreed a month ago.

JANAKPURDHAM, March 14: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that the recently forged agreement between the government and CK Raut was as per the constitutional spirit.

Newly selected Nepal Fine Art Academy's Executive Council members taking oath at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Singha Durbar

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A recent preliminary data of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development has projected more than 8 percent growth in the country’s paddy production.

MORANG, Aug. 23: Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun on Wednesday marked the beginning of solar mini grid project of 30 kilowatt capacity installed in Miklajung Rural Municipality-1 in Morang district.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has urged the students not to go abroad for study through illegal education consultancies.

Govt splits ministry

July 27, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government has decided to split the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives (MoALMC) into two different ministries.

TEHRAN, July 26: Tehran will never take part in one-sided negotiations with the US under threat, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday. The comments appeared to be a reaction to US President Donald Trump’s statement on Tuesday that he is ready to “make a real deal” with Iran, Reuters said.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives has recommended minimum support price of paddy to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies.

MOSCOW, July 24: The pullout of the White Helmets from Syria, carried out by Israel on the US' and Canada’s request, reveals “true colors and hypocrisy” of the controversial group, showing who actually controls it, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set 10 milestone actions to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists to Nepal. The set of activities have been devised to address the target set by the government in the budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Ministry of Health and Population has directed health professionals not to involve in any forms of protest.

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 11: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Norwegian government “for enhancing access to justice for women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.”

MOSCOW, July 6: According to the Minister Maxim Oreshkin, Russia plans to tax $87.6 million worth of US annual imports, while the remaining taxes could be applied within three years in order to compensate for $537,6 mln, which Russian exporters lost due to the tariffs in the US.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has put all its bodies as well as locals in the risky areas on high alert after incessant rainfall that began on Monday increased high risks of landslides and flooding in various parts of the country, especially the western areas.

Ministry of mutual interests

June 29, 2018 07:01 am

If hell had different seasons, it would probably resemble our capital Kathmandu with its awful roads, polluted air, bad infrastructure and sky-high prices for everything from vegetables to property.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperative has started taking needful action against 98 traders at Kalimati Vegetable Market after finding that they were doing business flouting rules and regulations of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Development Market Board.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Indifference on the part of the Home Ministry and the National Planning Commission to relocate their logistics and goods stored in Singha Durbar, the main building which housed the central secretariat of the government until the 2015 earthquakes, has hampered the National Reconstruction Authority's recent move to carry out survey for retrofitting the century-old place.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A draft of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) prepared by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has drawn flak for proposing to make Mathematics as an optional subject in grades 11 and 12 of the science stream.

KATHMANDU, June 15: While millions of people displaced by the Gorkha earthquake of 2015 continue to live in makeshift shelters, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) is planning to abandon a newly-constructed building inside Singha Durbar after a few ministry staffers complained that the prefab building is not airy enough.

KATHMANDU, June 15: While millions of people displaced by the Gorkha earthquake of 2015 continue to live in makeshift shelters, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) is planning to abandon a newly-constructed building inside Singha Durbar after a few ministry staffers complained that the prefab building is not airy enough.

KATHMANDU, June 15: While millions of people displaced by the Gorkha earthquake of 2015 continue to live in makeshift shelters, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS) is planning to abandon a newly-constructed building inside Singha Durbar after a few ministry staffers complained that the prefab building is not airy enough.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has taken five decisions aimed at improving the education sector.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has issued a fresh directive to all district authorities to take necessary legal action against those contractors who have either failed to complete development projects on time or have done substandard work.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Joint-secretary Rupnarayan Bhattarai, who played a crucial role in crushing the transport syndicate, has been transferred to Ministry of Labor and Employment. Despite criticism from all walks of life, Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Raghubir Mahaseth had recalled Bhattarai to the ministry from the Department of Physical Infrastructure and Transport.

243 local units yet to see presence of commercial banks

Lawmakers lobbying hard for Constituency Development Fund

POKHARA, May 13:A province-level security seminar has been organised at Pokhara. Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa inaugurated the seminar organised by the Home Ministry in province 4 amidst a program here today.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Logistics Management Division (LMD) of the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) under the Ministry of Health and Population (MoPH) has been found to have finalized procurement processes against the law.

KATHMANDU, May 4:  Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed concerned authorities to arrest the office bearers of the transport committees for disrupting vehicular movements.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has provided millions of rupees in grants to various organizations in a suspicious manner in the current fiscal year. It has also failed to monitor the use of and progress made with those grants meant for social development.

KATHMANDU, April 23: A report of the Office of Auditor General (OAG) has shown that unsettled accounts at the Ministry of Health amount to Rs 2.64 billion in the fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, April 23: A report of the Office of Auditor General (OAG) has shown that unsettled accounts at the Ministry of Health amount to Rs 2.64 billion in the fiscal year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Ministry of Youth and Sports unveiled a 37-point action plan for 100 days on Friday. The plan included the construction of infrastructure, settling disputes in sports association and the preparations for the eighth National Games to be organized in Nepalgunj in December and 13th South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Kathmandu in March next year.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives is preparing to allocate conditional grant to the local levels for the development of agricultural sector. As the ministry received several complaints from farmers and other stakeholders that the agricultural budget of current fiscal year 2017/18 was spent in non-agricultural sectors, the ministry now has decided to allocate conditional grants to the local levels for upcoming Fiscal Year 2018/19. The ministry has started discussing with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Federal Affairs & Local Development in this regard.

New Delhi, April 6: The website of Ministry of Defense of India appeared to have been hacked on Friday, officials said.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Owing to the rising pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, the government has now taken initiatives to curb dust and smoke in the valley by forming a separate unit under the Ministry of Forest and Environment.

Now Ministry of Local Development will distribute housing grant tranches to victims.

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, Mar 5: Newly appointed Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav, has said that he would adopt a zero-tolerance policy against corruption.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has chosen Yuba Raj Khatiwada, a monetary economist, as the Minister for Finance and Policy, overlooking other senior leaders of his own party to lead a crucial ministry that is responsible for maintaining both micro and macroeconomic stability in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Education Ministry is to make a decision to continue the services provided by the erstwhile District Education Office as the Offices have stopped functioning in the new structure.

MORANG, Feb 13: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of Province 1 has officially begun its work on Monday.

Home Ministry appoints new SSP

February 12, 2018 09:54 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Home Ministry has appointed Bishwo Raj Pokhrel as the new Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Kathmandu.