KATHMANDU, May 10: The government has pushed new legislation with harsher provisions to further tighten control on media, including a provision of up to Rs 1 million penalty for publishing content in violation of the media code of ethics.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Ignoring the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death, and protests from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), the government registered the much contested National Medical Education Bill in parliament on Friday, with all its controversial provisions intact.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chairman of the Unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nationalist), Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani has pitched for a directly-elected Prime Minister for doing away with the existing political instability and confusion in the current state system.
KATHMANDU, JULY 27: The plan to set up a foreign employment unit under Nepal Police could be a game changer in ending the woes faced by migrant workers but the government looks certain to face multiple hurdles including legal complications.
KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal Rastriya Bank (NRB) has directed banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to implement oath-taking provisions as stated in the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA), 2016.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Government officials have found some 'unequal provisions' in the contract agreement that the government signed three and half years ago with Nepal Purbadhar Bikas Company Limited (NPBCL) to develop Kathmandu-Kulekhani-Hetauda Tunnel Project.