KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The National Youth Council (NYC) has proposed to revise the existing age range for youth stipulated in the NYC Act-2072.

WASHINGTON, July 25: US President Donald Trump has proposed a mutual cancellation of "all tariffs, barriers and subsidies" in trade with the European Union in order to provide for a "fair trade." Trump will hold trade talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday.

KATMANDU, APRIL 14: Tightening the screws on  international non-governmental organizations and foreigners,  the government has proposed a special mechanism under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) to exercise oversight on their activities. It has also proposed entrusting  responsibility for such oversight to the security agencies, including the Nepal Army, requiring them to keep close tabs on  international development organizations and foreigners working in Nepal.

UDAYAPUR, April 8: After the locals protested against the construction of airport by cutting down trees from local community forest, the Triyuga Municipality is mulling to use the wasted lands along Triyuga and Luhale rivers for the proposed Sagarmatha Airport.

New Delhi, Mar 29: An Indian billionaire who promised to help fund a rival to Facebook said Wednesday he had been "overwhelmed" with the response as the world grapples with concerns about data privacy.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has proposed the International Cricket Council (ICC) to convene the Special General Assembly in Kathmandu in third the week of April.

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.

KAILALI, Feb 2: The CPN (Maoist Center) today recommended Trilochan Bhatta to the post of Chief Minister of Province 7.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal has proposed to update the existing the 2008 MoU on Labour Issue and to form the Joint Technical Committee on Labour with Bahrain.  Ambassador of Nepal to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Padam Sundas made this proposal in a meeting with Jameel Bin Mohamed Ali Hamaidan, the Minister for Labour and Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain when he paid a courtesy call on the Bahrain Minister at West Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour in Manama on December 4.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has proposed to set a limit of transactions done through mobile payment services, mobile financial services, e-wallet, mobile wallet, digital wallet, electronic fund transfer, recharge and top up from payment service providers and remittance payment from electronic medium.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Nepali Congress (NC) has proposed fielding consensus candidates in some selected constituencies of Province 2 after efforts to form a pre-poll alliance in Province-2 failed to materialize due to differences over seat sharing.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The government has registered the Disaster Management Bill at the parliament secretariat, proposing punishment for those misusing relief goods, hiking the prices of necessary goods, spreading terror, and obstructing relief distribution.

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.

KATMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has proposed with the Election Commission (EC) to conduct both the provincial and central parliamentary elections simultaneously citing time constraints.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has proposed to provide Rs 50,000 more to the quake-damaged houses around the historic palaces and heritages, which were damaged in the earthquake.

EC again proposes buying EVMs

July 3, 2017 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Election Commission (EC) has now started the process to purchase electronic voting machines (EVMs) for using them in the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections saying that conducting elections using ballot papers has become too complex and costly.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Following the lack of proper coordination between National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and four central level project implementation units (CLPIUs), the NRA has asked the government to put those units under its authority. Since the NRA has been facing criticism over snail-paced reconstruction works across the earthquake-affected districts, NRA Chief Executive Officer Govinda Raj Pokharel has proposed bringing the units under his watch with a view to expedite the reconstruction task smoothly.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said Nepal has proposed with China to open two all-weather customs points for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said Nepal has proposed with China to open two all-weather customs points for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The high-level Federal Administrative Restructuring Committee has proposed 18 ministries including the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at the Center (federal level).

KATHMANDU, April 28: The government is preparing to make it mandatory for orphanages and child rehabilitation centers to buy health insurance for all those sheltering with them.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The government is preparing to make it mandatory for orphanages and child rehabilitation centers to buy health insurance for all those sheltering with them.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The government has proposed halting fresh recruitment of civil servants for year in order to adjust public sector employees in the new federal structure.

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.