Scam central

May 3, 2019 08:38 am

This country is going to the dogs and, if anyone needed any convincing, then a brief glance at the news over the past year ought to do it. Our news feed seems to be filled with a never-ending assortment of scams. Over the past week it has been all about land – from the Lalita Niwas land scam to the blatant appropriation of public space at Khula Manc

CHITWAN, Mar 2: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav has called on one and all to contribute to a campaign of posthumous organs donation.

Staffers at Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL), Bhainsepati were found to be stealing and selling water to locals and housing apartments in and around Bhainsepati.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: As Kathmandu is all set to hold the 14th summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on Thursday and Friday, the head of states and executive heads of member state have started arriving in the capital.

Comprehensive Job Portal App launched

August 27, 2018 06:38 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The International Labour Organization and the Department of Labour and Occupational Safety jointly launched a smartphone application on public employment service centre amidst a special function in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription.  As the stock price of the bank continues to plunge, general public have showed little interest over the offering that the bank launched to shore up its capital.

DANG / ROLPA, July 31: Dang district's Babai Rural Municipality-4 used to have a village named 'Maskidar'. The small settlement managed to retain its name for many generations.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription.

Aiming for the holistic development of their students, DAV College recently completed a 14 days Public Speaking and Emcee Training for BBS 1st year students at their college premises in Jawalakhel. More than 50 students participated in an intensive training by media personality Malvika Subba.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The controversial remarks of Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang and the owner of Jhapa-based B&C Medical College Durga Prasain about female Nepali students pursuing medical education in Bangladesh has drawn huge public uproar, forcing Minister Tamang to retract his remarks.

KATHMANDU, July 14:  Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has introduced a new regulation on the listing and trading of securities, requiring companies to list their securities immediately after the allotment.

KATHMANDU, July 9: While Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa commemorated the deceased laborers of tipper accident and said that the government would provide Rs. 500,000 each to the victim’s family; he skipped talking about Dr. Govinda KC, his demands and Ganga Maya’s quest for justice as he addressed the federal parliament today.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Lawmaker Khagaraj Adhikari tabled the motion of public importance, drawing the government's attention to make appropriate arrangement for under construction drinking water, road, bridge and irrigation projects.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)  halted all flights on Sunday while Prime Minister KP Oli was returning from his official visit to China. Both domestic and international scheduled flights were halted for 30 to 45 minutes. Some of the flights had to wait for an hour. Such disruptions caused by VVIP movements are always much resented by the public.

Gets Sebon nod to issue 5.28 million units of shares

KATHMANDU, June 21: The result of written examination for various posts of Rastriya Banijya Bank has been published.

DANG, June 13: Four days ago, Dilmaya Pun of Sitganga Municipality-9 of Dang district was mercilessly thrashed by two other women. They also stripped her half naked in public. They slapped her, pulled her hair and kicked her in the face.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Daayitwa is preparing for the 8th Nepal Public Service Fellowship Program. The fellowship program aims at inspiring youths to enhance positive conversation and action in Nepal’s public governance system.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The government has set per unit cost of all its spending for goods and services, from building a classroom of a public school to the price of a medicine provided to health posts to cure tapeworm.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd has received approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float its primary shares to the affected communities in the project area and the general public.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Department of Transport Management has issued new directives for public vehicles movement permissions in the BP Highway at Dhulikhel-Sindhuli road section.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The amount of fine for small micro-buses and three-wheelers carrying passengers more than their capacity has been raised in Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government built fewer public infrastructures this year compared to last year, although there has been some progress in the reconstruction of public offices and utilities damaged by the earthquakes of 2015, says the new economic survey unveiled by the government on Sunday.

SINDHULI, May 19: Public vehicles having more than 18 seats have been prohibited for operation along the BP Highway. The decision to this end was taken, bearing in mind road safety and safe travel.

KATHMANDU, May 18:  The meeting of the House of Representatives today unanimously approved a proposal seeking consideration on the Public Security (Third Amendment) Bill 2075.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Nepali Congress is to make its views on the government's policies and programs and the budget by forming concerned thematic committees.

KATHMANDU, May 16 The Public Security (Third Amendment) Bill, 2075 has been tabled in the meeting of the House of Representatives today.

Public speaking is an art to deliver a fluent and effective speech in front of an audience. It is usually performed live in front of a large audience such as school functions, beauty pageants, and other formal programs. Unlike normal speaking or communication, public speaking needs a lot of practice and skill as speakers should have the capability to bind the audience to their words. The public speakers need to take special caution not to speak any controversial or biased word.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Although over 5,000 public vehicles older than 20 years are plying the roads across the country according to government estimates, only 395 have been taken under control or dismantled, a data compiled by the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) shows.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal has said that the NRB was committed to ensurE the security of public deposits in Banks and financial institutions.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Government has announced a public holiday on Sunday on the occasion of the Bhoto Jatra.

KATHMANDU, May 8: With the public transport operators formally agreeing to operate under the Companies Act, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has decided to form a taskforce to devise new standards and criteria for the management and regulation of the public transport sector.

Mao Xinyu, the only grandson of Mao Zedong, made a public appearance last week, silencing a rumor that he was among 32 Chinese tourists killed in a traffic accident in North Korea last month.

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.

Arrests 82 office bearers of public transport associations, begins scrapping route permits of defiant public vehicles; route permits of 26 micro buses scrapped in Kathmandu Hoarding boards of transport associations not registered under the Companies Act removed from New Bus Park, Gongabu.

DANG, May 3: Different transport committees of Dang district, who have been protesting government's decision, have stopped operating transport service from today.

KATHMANDU, May 3: CPN (Maoist center) Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal has expressed his dissatisfaction on the cut-off public holidays. He stressed that he will talk with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to revise the cut-off public holidays.

KATHMANDU, April 27: With most parents switching to private schools citing poor results by public schools, the Ministry of Education (MoE) is preparing to introduce new policies and programs aimed at improving education at public schools.

JANAKPUR, April 23: The government in Province 2 has announced eight public holidays in addition to the number of such holidays fixed by the federal government.

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

Public holiday is not a right: SC

April 20, 2018 06:47 am

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday said that public holiday is not a right of any individual but a matter of executive discretion.

Registration as companies is expected to widen net

April 17: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded on Monday to the news organizations that drove two of the biggest stories of the year: the high-stakes investigation into President Trump’s relationship with Russia and the consequential reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men.

CHITWAN, April 9: The Ratnanagar Municipality has started removing the structures including houses and sheds constructed by encroaching upon public land.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has hit back at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for portraying the grand old party in negative light by distorting facts and figures in the white paper.

BARA, April 5: The government had introduced Public Residential Program (PRP) in order to provide rehabilitation to the poor, underprivileged and marginalized communities.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the state authorities to follow the existing provisions of the constitution in making public the assets details of high-ranking officials post 1979 referendum.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Main Opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has protested against the government's decision to scrap public holidays on Martyrs Day (Magh 16) and Democracy Day (Falgun 7).

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday decided  to announce Asoj 3rd as Nepal's National Day as it was the day when Constitution of Nepal had been promulgated.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Country’s private sector will have something to cheer about if a proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs to slash public holidays is endorsed by the cabinet, business leaders have said.