General Thapa also knew very well that cooperation and coordination with other security agencies is a must to ensure effective national security and acted accordingly. His visit to Nepal Police Headquarters -- the first time ever by any incumbent army chief -- to congratulate newly-appointed Nepal Police Chief Shailesh Thapa is a testimony to this. General Thapa also ensured equally close coordination with the Armed Police Force (APF), which is mandated to guard Nepal's international border. It was never such a close cooperation the army established with other security agencies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) has decided to set the retirement age for civil servants at 60, revising the existing retirement age of 58 under a new bill which is under discussion at the committee.
KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who on Monday retired from the TU Teaching Hospital, has warned of starting fresh hunger strikes if his demands for reforms in the medical education sector are not met.
LONDON, Nov 22: Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday, calling time on a 20-year career in which the bullish centre forward won four Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The official trade union of civil servants has threatened to launch protests if the government did not immediately move forward with the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) announced by the erstwhile government for civil servants of over fifty years or who have worked for over 20 years.
BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said those government employees seeking voluntary retirement instead joining the adjustment process will be deputed to offices easily accessible from their home.
KATHMANDU, April 9: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has halted voluntary retirement process meant for those government employees unwilling to join the adjustment at three levels, citing no further direction from above.
BIRATNAGAR, Mar 21: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, has said civil service employees remaining as the competent human resources could not be given voluntary retirement.
KATHAMNDU, Feb 14: Contrary to the government's prediction, the voluntary retirement scheme announced by the government for civil servants on the brink of retirement has received a disappointing response so far.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: In what has been described as the first serious attempt to overhaul the ailing bureaucracy, the government has issued a decree urging public servants on the brink of retirement to seek voluntary departure if they wish not to be integrated in the new federal setup.
In a notice published in Nepal Gazette on January 12, the Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has asked public servants of above fifty years to decide whether they want to continue the service or retire with a handsome incentive.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The golden handshake scheme for civil servants is likely to exert further pressure on the government treasury if all those qualified for voluntary retirement opt for it, officials at the Ministry of Finance said.
SINGAPORE, Oct 27: Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week’s WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multiple grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan.
LONDON, August 23: Former England captain Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, ending a 14-year career in which he became the country's top goalscorer with 53 goals.
KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Despite frequent criticism for seeking ‘unnecessary’ facilities from the state, lawmakers seeking various facilities for themselves after retirement have registered an amendment to that effect to a bill now in parliament .
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Parliament on Thursday endorsed the amendment bill on Nepal Rastra Bank Act, 2058, restricting officials of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) from joining bank and financial institutions (BFIs) for a certain period.
Some fans, players, and even Argentina’s president and the country’s greatest player Diego Maradona asked Messi to reconsider. Other supporters on Monday were simply sad that one of the all-time greats is departing the national team prematurely.
OSLO,June 13: Ex Liverpool left back John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from professional football. Former Norway international who won Champions League with Anfield club in 2005 has decided to hang up his boots ending his contract at boyhood club Aalesund.