Bill of flaws

July 29, 2019 00:30 am

For sure, Nepal needs some level of media regulation to check or at least control bad media practices and lack of discipline but proposed bill does not help

How to regulate internet

July 16, 2019 00:30 am

Although digital platforms raise a host of complicated issues, the government has a duty to protect its citizens

Where’s our drug regulation?

January 15, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal’s drug monitoring mechanisms seem to be either badly ailing or they are simply turning blind eyes to various irregularities in sale and consumption of vital drugs in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has released all 14 cooperatives that had received the license to carry out limited banking services from its supervisory and regulatory domain. The NRB and other stakeholders have urged the government to form a separate ‘second-tier institution’ to supervise and regulate those cooperatives as well as other companies that provide banking and financial services.

Three cheers for regulation

July 22, 2018 01:00 am

Contrary to the simplistic view that regulation is inevitably bad for business, there are channels through which regulation can benefit an economy

KATHMANDU, June 22: A joint meeting of National Assembly and House of Representatives under the Federal Parliament on Friday endorsed 'Joint Meeting of Federal Parliament and Joint Committee (Work Operation) Regulation, 2075'.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The joint meeting of the House of Representatives and National Assembly will take place today at the Federal Parliament Building at 4 PM.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The National Assembly (NA) is likely to approve its regulation. The approval will complete the process to form 16 parliamentary committees in the federal parliament. Two days ago, the House of Representatives had endorsed its regulations.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The House of Representatives (HoR) – the lower house of the federal parliament – will have 10 thematic committees under its radar.

KATHMANDU, June 5: ​Row over a provision in the parliament regulation has not only widened the rift between the ruling and opposition parties in the House, but also sparked mistrust in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

KATHMANDU, May 8: Expressing serious concern over parliament's move to drop the provision of suspending crime-accused Members of Parliament (MPs) from the parliamentary regulation, Transparency International Nepal (TIN) has urged the government to revise the regulation without further delay.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A row over the lottery method to fix the tenure of 59 members of the National Assembly (NA) has stalled the upper house regulation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is allowing investors to trade six different products in the commodities exchange market of the country.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has given assurances to have the new education regulation under the Education Act (eighth amendment), 2016 passed soon.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Following its approval by the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, the draft of a new education regulation has been forwarded to the cabinet for approval on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs has said that the final draft of the Education Regulation will be ready within a week. According to ministry officials, the draft will be then forwarded to the cabinet for approval.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Speaker Onsari Gharti has been found to be tweaking a parliamentary regulation in order to recruit a large number of employees on contract at the Parliament Secretariat.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Ministry of Education has forwarded the Education Regulation to the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs after approval from the Ministry of Finance (MoF).

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Sagoon (www.sagoon.com), a US based social commerce startup, announced the filing of a Regulation A+ (MINI-IPO) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to offer an investment opportunity mostly to a large pool of potential public investors who have already become a part Sagoon’s users, fans and supporters.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Tussle between the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) has hindered the move to implement the Education Regulation.

Time for regulation

December 26, 2016 00:15 am

Legislature-Parliament should immediately endorse the bill to form Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: CPN-UML Secretary Yogesh Bhattarai on Monday said that open border between Nepal and India has to be regulated in order to open doors for equal rights of citizenship for men and women.

DHANKUTA, Nov 26: The eastern regional conference of National Private and Boarding Schools Association Nepal (NPABSON) concluded on Friday, endorsing 23-point proposal for the amendment to the Education Regulation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The draft of the Education Regulations scheduled to be submitted to the education minister on Tuesday, could not be completed due to delay in finalizing the draft.

KATHMANDU, July 12: As part of its action plan, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has started working on the formulation of Education Regulation in a bid to incorporate changes envisioned by the new Education Act.

KATHMANDU, June 17: While investors keep saying that investing in infrastructure in Nepal is challenging, the central bank governor says that the country is profitable to invest in as there aren’t enough and stringent laws and regulations here.

KATHMANDU, June 16: With the flexibility shown by main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), major political parties are likely to endorse the much-awaited parliament's new regulation from the next House meeting on Sunday.