KATHMANDU, March 15: The government has proposed the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) unhappy with some provisions within the constitution to sort out contentious issues except the demarcation of provinces through the constitution amendment before upcoming local election.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed the agitating Madhes-based parties that the issues related to provincial delineation would be settled prior to the election of the Provincial Assembly and Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 4: A task-force formed by the government to review the number of local units proposed by the local level restructuring commission (LLRC) has proposed to increase the number of local units by 25, making the total number of local units 744.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The government has registered a new bill in  parliament proposing monthly pensions for former presidents and vice presidents and other facilities.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Election Commission (EC) has proposed the government to hold the local elections on May 14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Salt Trading Corporation (STC) has proposed to the government to increase the price of iodized salt.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Salt Trading Corporation (STC) has proposed to the government to increase the price of iodized salt.

New bill proposes open jail

January 19, 2017 07:46 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A parliamentary panel is close to finalizing a bill on sentencing, which envisions an open jail system for the first time in the country. Once the bill becomes law, the authorities concerned can deploy prisoners in various social activities if the prisoners so wish.

KMC proposes Rs 5.4 billion for next FY

January 10, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The 29th Municipal Council meeting of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has proposed Rs 5.4 billion budget for the next fiscal year (FY) 2017-18.

Commission proposes 719 local units

January 7, 2017 09:01 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: After much dilly-dallying, the government has finally received the report of the commission formed to restructure local units under the federal system. The commission has proposed altogether 719 local units across the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: A parliamentary panel working on a bill to replace the Civil Procedure Code has proposed a new provision under which any land transaction or other document (tamasuk) should be certified by an official at the local level to become legally valid.

KATHMADNU, Oct 22: The Commission on Numbers and Boundaries of Local Units under the new federal system has issued a new circular to its district bodies to finalize the number of local units between 507 to 744 and do so by November 5.

SBI board proposes 28% bonus share

October 3, 2016 22:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: : The 398th meeting of Nepal SBI Bank Ltd's board of directors, held Monday, has proposed distributing 28 percent bonus shares and 1.53 percent cash dividend -- for tax purpose -- out of the Rs 1.33 billion it earned in net profits last year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: As announced by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal earlier, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has proposed to provide additional Rs 100,000 in housing grant to quake victims whose homes were destroyed during last year's earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has proposed new population criteria for the delineation of local units such as village councils and municipalities.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A new bill registered at the parliament secretariat includes a provision mandating the Public Service Commission (PSC) to conduct examinations for recruiting personnel into the civil service, the security forces and all other government and semi-government bodies.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Election Commission has proposed a provision making it mandatory to elect at least one-third women representatives to the House of Representatives as well as the provincial assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Election Commission (EC) has proposed a minimum 1.5 percent threshold for political parties to win seats under the proportional representation (PR) system in the upcoming elections.

UDMF proposes to amend 34 Articles

August 7, 2016 15:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) that was in protest against the constitution has proposed to amend 34 Articles of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Supreme Court administration will be led by a registrar general in near future if the Supreme Court Act amendment bill, which is currently under consideration at Parliament, is passed by the House.