Reimagining regulations

July 11, 2020 11:00 am

While the concept of AI politicians has started to dominate the public discourse in many parts of the world, the government of Nepal is still clueless about harnessing the power of the AI to deliver better governance.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Construction entrepreneurs have welcomed the eighth amendment to Public Procurement Regulation, stating that new provisions in the regulation will help in the growth of infrastructure development in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon ) has issued the Specialized Investment Fund Regulation, 2075 (2019), paving the legal way for operation of various funds like private equity fund, venture capital fund and hedge fund, among other specialized types of investment funds, in the securities market.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Legal experts have raised serious questions over the decision of the government to relieve chief of the National Investigation Department Dilip Regmi of his post through an amendment in the NID regulations. They argue that the move is arbitrary.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28:  A meeting of the National Assembly (NA), the upper house of the Federal Parliament, has constituted a draft committee to amend the NA regulations 2075 BS.

NCP endorses party regulations

July 11, 2018 12:21 pm

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has endorsed the regulations of the party on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Information and Technology, Gokul Baskota said that the country needed to regulate social media and online portals through necessary laws.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Lawmakers from various political parties have taken strong exception to the regulations suspension proposal.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly on Friday endorsed the joint parliamentary regulations, finally paving the way for the formation of the much awaited parliamentary hearings committee.

Lower House gets regulations

June 9, 2018 01:45 am

KATHMANDU, June 8: Ending a months-long impasse over a provision on the suspension of lawmakers, parliament on Friday endorsed the House of Representatives Regulations, with a provision barring a lawmaker from parliamentary privilege, perks and facilities instead of suspension from his or her post upon being arrested for a criminal offence or any other offence liable to incur a jail term of three years or more.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Today's lower house meeting endorsed the House of Representatives Regulations, 2075 BS with majority votes.

KATHMANDU, June 7: As the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has become flexible on its previous stance on the conditions under which a lawmaker can be suspended from parliament, a meeting of the House of Representatives is likely to endorse the House regulations on Friday.

POKHARA, April 8: In mid-March, a Korean tourist Ji Ae went missing while she was on her way back to Pokhara after Annapurna Base Camp trek. After eight hours of the ‘disappearance’, a search team rescued her. She had lost her way as she had chosen to tread on an uncommon route during the return.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has finalized a draft of the Civil Servants Adjustment Regulations 2074 BS to adjust over 86,000 civil servants in three different tiers of government under the new federal set up.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The government has formed a five-member panel to study on the long-pending Education Regulations.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Officials at the Ministry of Education (MoE) are discussing the management and administrative structure of the education sector after the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers refused to register the 'final' draft of the Education Regulations for approval by the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14:  Education Minister Dhani Ram Paudel has said that the government will need an additional Rs 27 billion per year to implement the new education regulations, which are awaiting approval from the Ministry of Finance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has asked for the feedback from the Women, Children, Senior Citizen and Social Welfare Committee under the Legislature-Parliament on the new Education Regulations.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: After they succeeded in incorporating two types of private schools- as companies and  as trusts- under the Education Act, the private schools are now advocating against inclusion of the provision for approval of school fees by a two-thirds majority of the guardians.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is all set to hold formal discussions on the formulation of new education regulation in line with the newly amended Education Act.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The delay in formulating the new education regulations has affected the transfer of government school teachers across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The process to collect inputs from stakeholders for drafting an education regulation is in its final stage, according to the Ministry of Education (MoE).

KATHMANDU, June 20: With the endorsement of the new parliamentary regulations on Sunday, Parliament has paved the way for initiating parliamentary confirmation hearings for the proposed chief justice, the chief election commissioner, 11 other justices and 22 ambassadors, which have remained pending for long now.

KATHMANDU, June 19 : The Legislature-Parliament has passed the Legislature-Parliament Business Operations Regulations which had been pending at the House for a long time dues difference in opinion among the major political parties. A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament approved the Regulations on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 15: 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.