RAUTAHAT, July 17: High-level government officials and ministers have flocked to the flood-hit areas in different parts of the country with a view to monitoring the havoc wreaked.

NHRC forms rapid monitoring team

June 20, 2019 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 20: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a rapid monitoring task force to monitor the serious violations of human rights.

Watching the watchdog

November 15, 2018 01:00 am

Absence of good mentoring in journalism schools or within the newsrooms has failed to create new breeds of journalists with knack for news

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: In a bid to expedite the ministries' performance and ensure better results, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is monitoring the progress details of different ministries through online system.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 1: A joint team of concerned authority and security agencies has carried out a monitoring along the border with India in Panchthar district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Chief of the Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa has said that Nepali Army has been monitoring the separatist and anti-constitution elements in the country.

DHARAN, Oct 9: Local units in Dharan have intensified market inspection after being widely criticized for not monitoring the market on a regular basis.

As festival season approaches, government agencies meant for market monitoring wake up. They take media with them, close down few shops and proclaim that the market is all in shape.

JUMLA, Oct 5: The Dashain festival is just around the corner and demands for all types of commodities have soared up. As usual, dealers are making attempts to take advantage of the situation by selling outdated products. There have been numerous complaints against such incidents.

Assessing tiger population

September 24, 2018 01:00 am

Monitoring tiger populations at regular intervals is vital to assess ecological health of a protected area as well as results of conservation effort

KATHMANDU, July 14: Nearly six months after coming to power, the KP Oli-led government is preparing to start a 'special' market monitoring targeting essential goods and services from Tuesday, the first day of the upcoming new fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has decided that District Administration Offices (DAOs) will work in close coordination with branch offices of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to curb electricity theft.

JUMLA, June 6: Locals of Karnali Province have formed a special block in Patarasi Rural Municpality-7 of Jumla for monitoring and conservation of the endangered red panda.

DHADING, June 5: Large quantity of expired foods such as noodles, biscuits, juice and junk foods were seized and destroyed during a surprise market monitoring at the Prithvi Highway, according to Assistant Chief District Officer Dholak Raj Dhakal.

KMC intensifies school monitoring

April 19, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, April 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started monitoring in private schools.

CHITWAN, April 6: A high-level technical meeting held on Thursday in Chitwan decided to monitor districts like Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Chitwan adjoining India in the wake of a bird flu outbreak in Indian borders. It also directed staying on high alert.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has launched an online monitoring information system to keep track of activities of international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in the reconstruction and rehabilitation in all districts affected by the 2015 earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government’s monitoring agencies have not been inspecting the expiry date of LPG cylinders -- the household cooking gas cylinders -- in the market, which is an obligatory safety practice for such cylinders, it has been learned.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The government has started connecting business firms and enterprises with computer billing software system into its central monitoring system, bringing all selling records of the firms into government’s surveillance system.

EU mission begins poll monitoring

November 8, 2017 05:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) has officially started its poll monitoring of the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections in Nepal from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A total of 21 firms are under scanner of Inland Revenue Department under doubtful financial accounts and transactions, officials of IRD informed.

DHANGADHI, Sept 24: A vehicle being used by Minister of State for Supplies, Karna Bahadur BK, for market monitoring Saturday was vandalised at Tikapur of Kailali.

LAMJUNG, Sept 13: Keeping in mind the possibility of swindling people and black-marketing in the countdown to the upcoming festivals, the District Monitoring Committee (DMC), Lamjung, has started monitoring various markets of the district from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Traders have shut down their businesses in Durbar Marg for an ‘indefinite period’ to protest the government’s raid conducted on some of the outlets on Monday and Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, September 2: Election Commissioners have left for the various districts of the Province-2 for monitoring all aspects of the election including the overall status of preparation, logistics management, abidance of the election code of conduct and the security arrangements among others.

KATHMANDU, August 23:Festive season is round the corner, and like in the past, vegetable prices have skyrocketed. But a special market monitoring has found nothing substantial in its two-week-long joint monitoring squad of ten government agencies led by Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumers Interests (DoSMPCI).

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Even as billions are spent on the inspection and monitoring of various big and small projects in the country, the results of such monitoring have remained acutely dismal.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to mobilize a central monitoring team to assess the loss it incurred due to floods and landslides triggered by the heavy rainfall across the country.

POKHARA, Aug 1: A government market monitoring team in Pokhara has found serious issues regarding the quality of goods and services that is directly affecting public health and well-being.

ILAM, June 29: Following the infamous vote tearing incident of Chitwan district's Bharatpur Metropolis during the first phase of local elections, Ilam district has taken up preventive measures to avoid similar incidents during its vote counting process.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has made monitoring arrangements at various levels, as it seeks to conduct the upcoming second-phase of local-level elections in a free, impartial and peaceful atmosphere.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Election Commission has formed a three-member monitoring team to carry out investigation into the incident related to tearing of ballot papers by CPN (Maoist Centre) cadres in course of counting votes of ward no 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City under the first round of local-level election.

KATHMANDU, May 12: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a high level monitoring team led by Chairman Anup Raj Sharma to make the election monitoring work more effective and credible.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The National Women Commission has set up a Local Level Election Gender Monitoring Committee in view of the local-level election scheduled to be held in two phases -May 14 and June 14.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) is going to launch the Local level Election Monitoring Directives-2017 to streamline the monitoring of the local level election scheduled to be held May 14 this year.

DHANUSHA, March 23: The High-Level Probe Commission that was formed with mandate to investigate the incidents of violence and killings occurred during the Tharuhat-Madhes movement started on-site investigation into the incidents from Dhanusha district headquarters, Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, March 15: As a part of the ambitious plan to establish a comprehensive network of air quality monitoring stations across the country, two more air quality monitoring stations have been set up on Tuesday -  one at Ratna Park and the other at the US Embassy's recreational centre at Phora Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A team from Ministry of Health on Monday raided 34 clinics and pharmacies in Kathmandu and Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Industry, Commerce and Consumers' Welfare Committee has garnered information from the Ministry of Supplies whether it has implemented the direction on market monitoring.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Department of Revenue Investigation (DoRI) last week seized eight containers and trucks that were found supplying illegally imported goods to different parts of the country from Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: It has been revealed that Surya Gas Industry refilled cooking gas cylinders of substandard quality without conducting hydraulic test and sent them to market for sale.

GORKHA, Aug 25: The Gorkha Chamber of Commerce and Industry has enforced shutdown of Gorkha Bazaar since early this morning in protest of the detention of entrepreneurs for the past three days.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management have started monitoring the infrastructure development projects running under its aegis through use of information and technology.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The government's efforts to uplift the quality of education at public schools through monitoring remain hamstrung by needless formalities.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: A market monitoring team from Department of Supply Management and Consumer Protection (DoSMCP) on Monday had raided the Kalopul-based godown of Big Mart.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With the seizure of precursor chemicals manufactured illegally by Arya Pharma Lab Pvt Ltd in Bara district and arrest of five persons allegedly involved in smuggling, the law enforcement agencies have claimed that domestic pharmaceutical companies are vulnerable in lack of effective monitoring.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Various consumer rights groups have criticized the concerned government bodies for not carrying out effective monitoring on consumers' rights as per the government directives.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Department of Environment (DoE) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) is all set to install air quality monitoring equipment in various 15 places in the Kathmandu Valley, including Dhulikhel.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers that are mushrooming along with the increase in the number of drug users have remained rudderless for lack of effective guidelines and monitoring, putting lives at risk.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The drugs treatment and rehabilitation centers mushrooming along with the increment in drug users across the country have remained rampant in lack of effective monitoring, governance and required guidelines, risking the lives of the thousands of patient.