KATHMANDU, March 12: Initiating parliamentary hearings of ambassador designate to China, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, on Wednesday, the  Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) has called for complaints against him within ten days.

PHC clears four envoy nominees

July 9, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) has unanimously endorsed the ambassadorial nominees for four countries including Qatar, Bangladesh, Australia and Spain on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Proposed ambassador to Qatar, Narad Nath Bhardwaj has said that he would work on exporting Nepali water to Qatar.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) of the federal parliament has endorsed the names of candidates to the post of ambassador for four countries on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Out of the total five complaints registered at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC), two complaints have questioned the criteria and selection process of justices recommended by the Judicial Council instead of questioning the recommended individuals.

KATHMANDU, April 13: High profile individuals including a member of provincial assembly and a senior advocate have filed complaints at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) against the nominees of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Supreme Court justices.

KATHMANDU, April 1: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) called for the hearing of Dinesh Thapaliya, the candidate recommended for the post of chief election commissioner (CEC), was put off on Sunday after request from the lawmakers representing the main opposition party, Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The way has been cleared for the appointment of Samim Miya Ansari as chairperson of the National Muslim Commission even without confirmation of his nomination by the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC).

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Samim Miya Ansari, who was nominated by the Constitutional Council as chairperson of the National Muslim Commission, is likely to be appointed to the post even though the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) on Tuesday failed to endorse him.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Chairman of Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) Laxman Lal Karna has questioned the role of the Constitutional Council (CC) while nominating the heads and members of constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) has decided to probe the citizenship certificate, academic documents and political affiliation of Muslim Commission Chairperson-nominee Samim Ansari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee received complaints against the proposed chairperson of the National Muslim Commission, Samim Ansari.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee has sought for complaints against the five chairpersons of constitutional bodies despite discontent from the Nepali Congress, the main opposition. Nepali Congress had handed over a note of dissent against the PHC’s decision to recommend five chairpersons in its absence.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Parliamentary hearings of five nominees for heads of various constitutional commissions has been stalled after protests from main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers in the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) on Monday.

Three ambassadors' names endorsed

January 22, 2019 17:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee under the Federal Parliament has approved the names of the three proposed ambassadors to Canada, Switzerland and Kuwait.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) is conducting the hearing for proposed ambassadors Deepak Adhikari to France and Ganesh Prasad Dhakal to Thailand today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) on Tuesday endorsed Cholendra Samser Rana for chief justice of the Supreme Court (SC) for the next four years.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The parliamentary hearing on complaints received against chief justice nominee Cholendra Shamsher Rana has been postponed till Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) on Sunday unanimously endorsed the ambassadorial nominees to India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirate and Israel.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Not a single complaint has been registered at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) against four ambassadorial nominees, prior to their hearings.

JC recommendations draw mixed views

November 29, 2018 08:11 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Politicians representing the ruling and opposition parties have given mixed reaction to the Judicial Council’s recommendation for the next chief justice.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The senior-most justice at the Supreme Court (SC), Deepak Raj Joshee, who was rejected by the Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) as the Chief Justice, resumed office from Tuesday, after a month-long leave.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11; Supreme Court's senior-most justice Deepak Raj Joshee, who was in leave since the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) rejected his nomination to the post chief justice last month, has decided to resume his office from Tuesday amid threats of impeachment by the ruling party leaders.

Mishra to be sworn-in as CJ today

September 10, 2018 16:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Following the unanimous endorsement from the Parliamentary Hearing Committee on Monday, acting Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra is to take the oath of office and secrecy of new Chief Justice of the country.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) member Niru Pal has said that she received a death threat from unidentified persons on Tuesday if she stood  for rejecting Deepak Raj Joshee’s nomination as chief justice.

Baitadi PHC without doc for over 7 yrs

February 18, 2017 03:35 am

BAITADI, Feb 18: A primary health center (PHC) in Baitadi has seen no doctor for the last seven years. Even though every health post is supposed to have at least one doctor, health workers have been running the Kesharpur PHC in Melauli village in the southern part of the district for more than past seven years.