LOS ANGELES, August 2: California’s lieutenant governor and other elected officials on Tuesday urged Taylor Swift to postpone her Los Angeles concerts as a way to stand in solidarity with striking hotel workers.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Ending a weeklong wrangling between them, the officials of Lalitpur District Court and lawyers have settled the issue by withdrawing their ongoing protest programs.

KATHMANDU, August 5: The third wave of COVID-19 has begun in Nepal, according to health experts and officials at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

BEIJING, April 11: In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost.

MUGU, July 15: Two local representatives were critically injured when locals vandalized the office of Khatyad Rural Municipality in Mugu district on Saturday.

SINDHULI, July 6: Site observation of areas that will be affected by the Sunkoshi Marine Diversion Multipurpose Project has begun.

NEPALGUNJ, April 17: A recent investigation carried out by Nepal Police has revealed that land mafia were involved in transferring government land worth millions of rupees into private property in collusion with officials of the Land Revenue Office (LRO).

BANEPA, April 1: The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has warned most of the local units of Kavre district not to offer more pay and perks to the elected representatives and government officials than what has been determined by the law.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has voiced serious reservations over the decisions of the government to make key constitutional appointments through meetings of the Constitutional Council (CC) without the participation of the leader of the main opposition party as envisioned in the constitution.

The 22 officials from the Ministry of Finance of Nepal attended a training course on ‘Global Perspectives on Public Financial Management’ at the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance (INGAF) in New Delhi on Monday.

Officials into corruption

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Where is true and pure justice? When a victim needs it most Where is our professing government? When they take relief by her first

GORKHA, Oct 1: It has been three months since the officials working under the provincial government received their salaries. Without formulating any policies, programs and budget, Gandaki Province set up several offices in Gorkha.

Road officials relent to Pappu's demand

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GORKHA, Sept 20: The Department of Roads (DOR) and the Office of Chhewetar-Bhaluswara—Barpak Road Construction Project appear to be working hand in glove with the defaulter contractor Pappu Construction, which has failed to complete the construction of a bridge over the Trishuli River within the set deadline.

Punish tainted TU officials

July 31, 2018 02:00 am

Five days after the government signed nine-point agreement with Dr Govinda KC, who was on 27th day of his 15th hunger strike demanding crucial reforms in health and medical education, a key point of the nine-point agreement faces the risk of not being implemented.

DANG, July 29: Lamahi Municipality in Dang fixed the salaries of its elected officials through the municipal assembly right after the local elections last year, but kept the matter secret as the move ran counter to the policy of the federal government.

PARSA, July 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today caught two government officials red-handed while taking bribe from service seekers in Birgunj, Parsa.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Government officials have suspected foul play in the recent government decision to release money from the frozen accounts of the transport committees to allow the transport operators to pay their liabilities.

SURKHET, July 23:Officials of Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) have been accused of having their hand in the recent vandalism occurred there.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country's resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.'

KATHMANDU, July 3: When people in Kathmandu Metropolitan City elected a new leadership in May last year they were very hopeful that  life  in the city would become easier, with toxic pollution brought under control and waste management properly tackled.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Locals and some forest officers in Sarlahi have accused the District Forest Officer (DFO) and other forest officers of smuggling forest products from the national and community forests in the district.

SINGAPORE, June 11: U.S. and North Korean officials were in talks in Singapore on Monday in a late bid to narrow differences before their leaders hold an unprecedented summit meeting aimed at finding ways to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The government has not taken any action against 43 officials involved in irregularities while issuing affiliation to the controversial Kathmandu National Medical College.

SARLAHI, May 30: Officials of the Area Administration Office (AAO), Harion, have been accused of asking for bribes from the service seekers to issue citizenship certificates.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has threatened to publicly brand government officials and agencies not implementing the commission's recommendations as 'human rights violators'.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The CIAA has ordered action against 13,390 civil servants for not submitting the property details within the set deadline.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal has asked Minister of Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit not to transfer top officials of the authority without consulting with the authority, arguing that rampant transfers were likely to impede the ongoing post-earthquake reconstruction efforts.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) has on Monday sought clarification from senior government officials of Province 2 over the use of national flag of wrong size and specifications at the Janaki Temple during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Nepal, government officials have expressed optimism about the Indian side making necessary efforts to speed up the release of the grant and loan pledged by India after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.   During the bilateral meeting with the delegation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the Nepali side led by Prime Minister KP Oli had requested the Indian side to simplify the procedures for a speedy release of the grant and loan pledged by the Indian government after the earthquakes in 2015, among many requests made by the Nepali side.

ILAM, May 9: Indian customs officials have obstructed export of readymade tea to India, according to industrialists.

DOLPA, May 6: The absence of officials in Tripurasundari Municipality has not only affected the day to day work but has also greatly disappointed the service seekers.

KATHMANDU, April 27: A joint-taskforce formed by the ruling parties, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), has suggested to the government not to appoint retired civil servants, army and police offices to key government offices and constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Ministry of Home Affairs has transferred as many as 60 officials including joint secretaries and undersecretaries to various administrative units of the country. Of the total 60 officials, most of them are chief district officers and deputy chief districts officers.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Prime Minister KP Oli has come down heavily on government officials for their failure to expedite the post-earthquake reconstruction even as individual initiatives have yielded impressive results.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The drop in revenue from import of readymade garments, and tobacco products and its raw materials in the first eight months of current fiscal year, i.e. from mid-July 2017 to mid-February 2018, has left government officials worried.

BUTWAL, April 12: Recently human remains and ash were recovered near the Mayadevi Temple in Lumbini. Since the finding at the world heritage site, serious security concerns are being raised by stakeholders. Lumbini Development Trust manages the site, revered as the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday arrested chief executive officer of Budhanilkhantha Munici

NUWAKOT, April 10: The Central Project Implementation Unit has sacked eight officials deployed in Nuwakot for housing reconstruction on the recommendation of the District Project Implementation Unit, Nuwakot.

JHAPA, April 4: An inebriated youth has attacked on-duty police officials with a khukuri at Bhadrapur of Jhapa district on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the state authorities to follow the existing provisions of the constitution in making public the assets details of high-ranking officials post 1979 referendum.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Panchakanya Group recently held a discussion about its products with representatives of different government offices. According to a statement issued by the group, it made a presentation about its products as well as unveiled its future plans.

POKHARA, March 27: In a provincial assembly meeting held on Monday, Province 4 proposed the monthly salaries and other perks for the chief minister (CM), speaker, deputy-speaker, ministers and office-bearers of the local units.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Following directives of the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA), all ministries and their subordinate units in the Kathmandu Valley have barred "defiant" civil servants from signing attendance sheets.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Despite government's warning of legal action, over 500 government employees deputed by the federal government to the offices in the provinces are yet to reach their new offices.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Asia-Pacific regional office of the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) has summoned Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Chairman Sanjeev Thapa and NRCS Earthquake Response Operation head Umesh Prasad Dhakal to inquire about the organization's alleged involvement in gross misuse of earthquake relief fund

KATHMANDU, March 21: Those elected to top positions in the executive and legislative branches have come under flak for spending too much time  attending formal functions and accepting congratulations from well-wishers.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Vowing to do away with the rampant corruption in the country, Prime Minister KP Oli has announced to keep all his cabinet colleagues under surveillance and threatened to sack right away any cabinet member found involved in any unscrupulous activity.

KATHMANDU, March 14: While the Tribhuvan International Airport officials and aviation authorities of Bangladesh trade blame for Monday's US-Bangla plane crash, a high-level Bangladeshi team led by Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal has arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Minister and employees staying in hotels