SIRAHA, Dec 11: Known for his crusade for reforms in the country's medical education, senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has conducted free health camps in poverty-stricken settlements in Siraha district. Dr KC who arrived here in Lahan on Sunday, provided free health check-up to the locals in two nearby settlements of poor and marginalized communities on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has formed a 15-member taskforce, seeking suggestions on the recently enforced Criminal Code 2074 in view of its criticism that various provisions curtail freedom of expression.
KATHMANDU, May 1: In a move that could benefit nearly half a million Nepali migrants, Qatar is mulling crucial changes in its sponsorship system which 'subjugates' the expatriate workers to their employers
KATHMANDU, April 3: The Valmeeki Campus (previous Tindhara Pathshala) that was established during the Rana regime to impart education on 'karmakanda' (conduction of religious rituals) in the country is gradually losing its charm among students.
CPN-UML Secretary Gokarna Bista had earned a lot of appreciation during his short stint as Minister for Energy in 2011. He is a Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security in K P Sharma Oli’s government
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: All three tiers of government can manage the financial resources required to run their administrative set ups in the federal structure by taking key measures such as increasing the tax base, cutting recurrent expenditure and achieving high growth through investment - particularly private and public investment in infrastructures - politicians and economists have said.
Tao Zhang, deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is visiting Nepal this week on the invitation of Nepali authorities. The visit of the senior IMF official comes in the wake of a forecast that Nepal's economy will grow at a moderate pace after achieving 7.5 percent of real GDP growth rate in the last fiscal year.
JACKSON HOLE, August 27: Janet Yellen delivered a message to President Donald Trump on Friday, making it clear that if he re-nominates her as Federal Reserve chair she will not turn her back on the raft of US financial reforms that Republicans want to roll back.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda has started his hunger strike for the 11th time demanding reforms in medical education sector including edorsement of Medical Education Bill and sacking of some Tribhuvan University office bearers.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing Nepal US$ 21 million in policy-based loan to support the government's efforts to simplify, harmonize, and modernize the country's trade processes to meet international standards.
US President Donald Trump’s plans for sharp cuts to corporate taxes will lead Israeli technology companies, a lynchpin of Israel’s economy, to consider shifting their domicile to the United States, industry and accountancy executives say.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The World Bank has warned that Nepal may not achieve the status of a lower-middle-income country by 2030 if it does not pursue and implement comprehensive reforms to address long-standing challenges of the country.
DUBAI, May 2: The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and that additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Setting limits to ostentation during social functions such as weddings, a parliamentary panel has endorsed the Bill Related to Reforms in Social Conduct to replace a 40-year-old law which had become irrelevant.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has directed the director general at the Department of Customs Shishir Dhungana to reform the Tribhuvan International Airport Custom office even after changing its all staff.
Board of Control for Cricket(BCCI) president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke were removed by the Supreme Court on Monday for not complying with its order to implement administrative reforms within the body.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Health Minister Gagan Thapa has vowed to bring about major improvement in the health sector by introducing some technological reforms that, he claimed, would also lay the grounds for good governance in his ministry.
CHITWAN, Sept 22: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has reaffirmed his commitment to address the demands put by Dr Govinda KC who has already staged fast-unto-death eight times, fighting against the anomalies and aberrations in the medical sector in the country.