KATHMANDU, July 30: The parliamentary Industry, Commerce, Labor and Consumer Welfare committee on Thursday formed a taskforce to investigate the controversial network marketing businesses that have recently been granted licenses by the Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The parliamentary development and technology committee has directed the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to make necessary management for the safe operation of taxis amid growing concern of the further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 26 :The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to expand the coverage of the internet to all local units, community schools and health institutions at the earliest.

RUKUM (WEST), June 19: The parliamentary committee formed to probe the incident in which six persons were killed at Chaurjahari Municipality-8, Soti in Rukum (West), has started face-to-face consultations with the sides concerned in the district.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Women and Social Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has launched a probe into alleged corruption at the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).

House panel endorses disputed IT bill

December 30, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has forced a controversial Bill on Information Technology through a parliamentary committee amid public outcry for amendment and opposition lawmakers writing a joint note of dissent against various provisions that are against the freedom of expression.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Development and Technology Committee of the Federal Parliament has directed for the early construction of the Hanumante corridor project in Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Parliamentary committee on Development and Technology on Friday held a discussion on frequent road accidents.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Trashing a government proposal for allowing the excavation, use and trade in nuclear materials in the country, the parliamentary Committee on Education and Health has endorsed a Bill on Safe and Peaceful use of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials that only allows the use of radioactive materials for medical purposes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: A parliamentary committee is mulling over visiting the Kalapani area of Darchula to take stock of the ground situation amid protests across the country against Indian encroachment of the area.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Parliamentary Committee on State Affairs and Good Governance will be holding a discussion with Prime Minister KP Sharma over Nepali territory Kalapani.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Public Accounts Committee of Federal Parliament has directed the government to suspend the bidding for supplying the excise duty stickers immediately.

House Committee monitors fair price shops

September 27, 2019 20:35 pm

Kathmandu, Sept 27: A taskforce formed under Sustainable Development and Good-Governance Committee of the National Assembly has monitored Salt Trading and Fair Price Shops which are being operated in the capital from September 9 to October 4 targeting Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: A parliamentary committee has instructed the government to reshuffle the existing management of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), concluding that the current management team has appeared incapable of running the institution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: A probe committee formed to investigate the problems appearing in the newly-purchased vehicles for the parliamentary committee heads have recommended replacing the sub-standard parts and accessories found in the problematic vehicles within seven days.

Three reports tabled to HoR

August 18, 2019 15:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Three reports of different parliamentary committees were presented in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Co-operatives and Natural Resources has passed a 'Bill Related to Land (Eighth Amendment) 2075' on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said Kumar Poudel, district in-charge of Netra Bikram Chand Group in Sarlahi, was killed on June 20 in a police encounter.

KATHMANDU, July 3: A parliamentary committee on Tuesday directed the government to stop the 20th edition of the IIFA Awards, casting fresh doubts over one of the most prestigious events of the Indian film industry. The Awards to be held in August has triggered a raging political battle ever since Nepal agreed to host it.

KATHMANDU, June 14: A House Committee on Friday directed the government to take action against the Pappu Construction company that has been winning contracts of development projects despite having a reputation of delivering poor structures or leaving its projects incomplete.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The House of Representatives, International Relations Committee has directed the government to take initiatives for addressing the demands and the issues raised by the former British Gurkha Army soldiers for justice and equality.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A week after the deaths of a mother and her two sons in a 'chaugoth' (menstruation shed) in Bajura district, a parliamentary committee has decided to pay a field visit to inquire about the incident.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the Federal Parliament of Nepal, has directed the Home Ministry to control all activities relating to drug trafficking.