Govt hints at revising Guthi Bill

June 16, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 16: The government has hinted at revising the Guthi Bill registered at the National Assembly due to widespread protests by the supporters of the traditional Guthi [trust] culture, demanding the withdrawal of the proposed law from the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that the World Bank needs to revise the basis and methodology of its Doing Business country rankings.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The government has decided to send an eight-member delegation led by joint-secretary Rabi Shankar of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies to India to participate in the first meeting being held for reviewing the Nepal-India Trade Treaty, which was last revised in October 2009.

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, 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

April 7: New Delhi has had a difficult relationship with Oli in the last few years, and the blockade episode in 2016 had strained the ties. But with Oli winning the elections again with a strong mandate, the Indian side has moved to stabilise the relationship.

EUEOM must revise its report: PM Oli

March 25, 2018 14:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed serious objection against the election report of the European Union Election Observation Mission.

KATMANDU, Feb 13: The Election Commission (EC) has given two more days to three political parties to revise their lists of candidates for parliamentary seats under the proportional representation (PR) system.

EC likely to revise its decision

October 29, 2017 07:11 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: A day after the Election Commission (EC) started printing ballot papers for central parliament and provincial assembly elections, the Supreme Court (SC) administration on Saturday submitted its letter to the EC seeking details about the progress in printing separate ballot papers for the two elections.

SEOUL, September 2: U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South’s ballistic missiles, Moon’s office said on Saturday, amid a standoff over North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The main opposition party CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the Election Commission (EC) to the date announced by the government for the second phase of the local level election.

EPG agrees to revise 1950 Treaty

April 5, 2017 18:39 pm

KATHMANDU, April 5: The third meeting of the Members of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal India Relations (EPG-NIR) from Nepal and India has decided to revise the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty.

KATHMANDU, March 29: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urged Nepal to revise the draft Criminal Code Bill in line with international human rights standards in order to ensure justice for victims of serious human rights violations.

LAHAN, Dec 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment bill registered at parliament will be modified.

PHRD to revise essential drugs list

August 16, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Primary Health Revitalization Division (PHRD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) said that it has decided to hold a review meeting to revise the essential drugs list to make it more practical. The meeting is expected to include additional medicines for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in the revised list, officials said.

KATHMANDU, June 29: If you are a medical student preparing for your exams, you know the pain of having to carry around bulky books or notebooks for revisions.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Citing serious loopholes in legal provisions related to narcotics, the Ministry of Home Affairs is preparing to revise the provisions for the effective enforcement of laws, curbing smuggling and controlling substance abuse.