KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Last month, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal reportedly received a report from the National Farmer’s Commission in which the commission had sought Rs 9 billion from the government to pay the farmers in damages for crops failure caused by various natural calamities.
ROLPA, Nov 28: Of the 407 community schools in Rolpa, 232 do not have even a single government teacher’s quota and only a very few of the schools have proper building or classrooms. In the lack of such resources schools here are operated in a pathetic condition that is affecting the education of thousands of children.
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.
KATHMANDU, July 13: At a time when they are under criticism from various quarters for their failure to do anything substantial, the elected officials of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have begun efforts to have their salaries and perks increased.
JUMLA, May 26: With a sudden increase in the number of schools in Jumla, the trend of hiring private teachers has also grown. However, as the schools are not in a position to pay salary of the teachers on their own, they urge for help from the guardians.
TAPLEJUNG, May 14: Rupa Limbu of Taplejung's Fungling Municipality ward-10, works as a laborer and earns Rs 200 per day. While male laborers are paid Rs 400 on a daily basis for labor, women are paid only half of the amount. "We should all get paid as per our capabilities not on the basis of our gender," says Limbu.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Newly-appointed vice-president of Nepali Congress (NC) Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday reached Dumja, the birthplace of the late BP Koirala, to pay homage to the founding leader of the NC. Nidhi had reached Janakpur immediately after being elected through the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting as the party's vice president on May 4. He had offered homage to his late father Mahendra Narayan Nidhi at his cremation site.
GORKHA, May 6: In order to make the government's school enrollment campaign successful, the prime minister, parliamentarians and local representatives have taken various initiatives. While some have assumed guardianship of indigent school children, others are busy with door-to-door campaigns.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Public transport operators have invested over a trillion rupees [Rs 1,000 billion] in the industry but they have not been paying any taxes on their profits, according to government officials. All the public transport operators including bus operators and truckers in the country are registered with one or another "transport enterpreneurs committees", which operate as non-profit organizations.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Federation of Nepali Journalist (FNJ) and Photojournalist club Nepal on Wednesday lit candles in Maitighar Mandala to pay tribute to the journalists who lost their lives in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.
ITAHARI, April 15: There is a dumping site in the western side of a local river in Duhabi ward no.3. As the river lies in the Sunsari-Morang border area, the garbage released from various factories of both the districts is dumped here.
DAMAK, March 19: Himalaya Mahalaxmi Tea Garden based in Damak Municipality, which is owned by Gyanendra Shah, has not paid tax worth over Rs 40 million. Shah has not paid the tax even after he was stripped of all his kingly power and reduced to a common citizen.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Patients visiting government health facilities in all 77 districts are going to be deprived of essential medicines for at least the next three months as the government has failed to purchase and supply the drugs meant to be distributed free of cost.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: A recent decision of the Ministry of Energy has paved the way for hydropower producers, particularly those developing Run of River (RoR) type projects, to sign power purchase agreement with Neal Electricity Authority (NEA).
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Following warning from Nepal Resident Doctors Association (NRDA) to halt services except emergency in teaching hospitals, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has forwarded documents to the concerned authorities to pay the resident doctors at teaching hospitals across the country.
DHANGADHI, Jan 19: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
DHANGADHI, Jan 18: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: After repeated follow up, Malaysia-based Air Asia X has paid Rs 20 million of the total Rs 230 million it owes to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) in various services including passengers service charge, airport development fee, landing, parking and the fees involving the use of navigational equipment.
KATHMANDU, Jan 1: In a eight year long dispute between five-star hotels and Nepal Recreation Centre (NRC) regarding paying the royalties and income tax for the operation of casinos, the Supreme Court on Sunday directed the NRC to pay over Rs 1 billion in taxes to the government.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Around a dozen international airlines operating flights to Nepal owe the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) around Rs 1.35 billion in various services including passengers service charge, air development fee, landing, parking and the fees involving the use of navigational equipment.
SARLAHI, Dec 26: Ram Binaya Raya of Khairwa Boharwa village, in southwestern part of Sarlahi district, has not received his payment for sugarcane worth Rs 125,000 from Annapurna Sugar and General Industries for the past three years. Yet Raya delivered fresh lot of sugarcane to the industry this year.
EAST RUKUM, Dec 2: A packet of salt costs nine rupees. However, residents of East Rukum, one of the youngest districts of Nepal, are forced to pay three times the amount as the district lacks a storage facility.
DOLAKHA, Oct 30: As the day for the upcoming elections nears, Dolakha district too is gripped by the election fever which is spreading across the country. An interesting and intense battle will be unfolding at the polling centers in the district, the locals expect.
BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 26: Tilottama Municipality of Rupandehi district has decided to help farmers by providing additional subsidy on crops and livestock insurance as part of its efforts to promote commercial agriculture.
KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today paid final tributes to Sharad Kumar Gauchan, chairman of the Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN). Gauchan was shot dead by an unidentified group in the capital on Monday.
MELBOURNE, August 3: Cricket Australia has proposed taking their pay dispute with the nation's elite players to arbitration if there is no resolution by early next week, chief executive James Sutherland said on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepalis going abroad for employment will now have to deposit up to Rs 2,500 in the Migrant Workers’ Welfare Fund (MWWF), depending on the duration of their work tenure, according to a revised regulation on foreign employment unveiled on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepali Congress top leaders including party President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the party central office, Sanepa today to pay tribute to party senior leader and former minister Ramhari Joshi who passed away on Thursday evening.
SYDNEY, July 13: The chairman of Cricket Australia has heavily criticized the country’s top players for their stance in a long-running pay dispute, and accused their union of a “reckless strategy that can only damage the game.”
BRISBANE, Australia, July 6: A development tour of South Africa has become the first casualty of the Australian players' pay dispute with Cricket Australia, and the Ashes series in November is also at risk.