KATHMANDU, July 1: A day after the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) concluded its common report on the 1950 treaty, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, coordinator of the Indian side met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Ishwor Pokhrel at the latter’s house in Dhapasi.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has threatened to publicly brand government officials and agencies not implementing the commission's recommendations as 'human rights violators'.
Shristi Shakya loves to read but laments the fact that, in Nepal, there aren’t many book clubs or book related events. Thus she plans to create an online community for avid readers in Nepal where they can share reviews and discuss their favorite books. After all, one of the true pleasures of reading lies in sharing the stories. Here, Shakya shares eight of her all time favorite reads.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Defending its recommendations that courted serious controversy in Nepal, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) has said it is up to Nepal to accept or not the recommendations offered by them in a spirit of partnership.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Society of Government Attorneys and the trade unions at the Office of the Attorney General have expressed serious disappointment over the Judicial Council's recommendations for the appointment of 80 judges at the seven high courts and their extended benches.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Judicial Council on Thursday midnight appointed 80 judges for seven high courts and their extended benches but the decision drew controversy as one of the council members boycotted the meeting and another was absent.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Supreme Court on Sunday declined to issue an interim order in response to a writ petition against the decision of the incumbent government to withdraw the recommendation of seven individuals by the previous government for appointment as ambassadors to various countries. The writ petition was filed by the seven recommended individuals.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday stated that the government has executed only 14.3 percent of the total number of recommendations forwarded to it, and termed this state of affairs disappointing.