PANCHTHAR, April 13: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas. Senior citizens of Phidim Municipality were expecting to receive their allowances without any hassles after the local elections but that has been a far-fetched dream so far.
POKHARA, April 13: A Bill on Salaries and Allowances of Provincial Lawmakers endorsed by the Provincial Meeting of the Province 4 has laid down a provision according to which a leader of the party having ten percent seats can become chief whip.
GORKHA, Jan 16: Mangal Bahadur Gurung of Siranchowk Rural Municipality-6 has been waiting for second installment of the housing grant since several months. Every time he visits the office of District Coordination Committee (DCC) for it, he is told to wait a bit longer. “I am tired of this now,” Gurung laments. “They always say I still need to wait.”
DOTI, Jan 13: Fuel traders in the district have claimed that the tankers of Nepal Oil Corporation have been delivering less than the said amount of petroleum. The tankers have been supplying them four percent less petroleum in average, the traders have claimed.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Number of complaints registered at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has drastically decreased last year as compared to the preceding year. Along with the decline in complaints, the anti-graft body's efficiency to tackle corruption has also hit a record low, according to the details mentioned in a recent annual report published by the CIAA.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 30: The much awaited first installment of government-promised quake grants is finally starting to reach the victims of Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the catastrophic earthquake last year.