KATHMANDU, July 24: According to Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana, the government imposed the new tax after finding income tax collection from the sector very low. He, however, clarified that the tax cannot be passed on to consumers.Fruits and vegetable traders have allegedly hiked prices after TDS came into effect from last Tuesday -- the start of new Fiscal Year 2018/19.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held discussions with Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Shahidul lslam, on Wednesday about hosting BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Association (FNNTEA) General Secretary Saroj Sitaula has been arrested. Police arrested Sitaula from Bhrikutimandap while he was going to attend an interaction at Reporters Club Nepal this afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The conference of the Intellectual Property Conservation Society (IPCS) held on Sunday formed a new working committee under the leadership of Krishna Gyawali, former secretary at the Ministry of Industry.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Outgoing tourism secretary Maheshwar Neupane, who has recently been transferred to Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), has requested his successor Krishna Prasad Devkota not to get influenced by external power while performing his responsibilities at the tourism ministry.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: SAARC Secretary General Amjad Hussain B Sial on Tuesday inaugurated the recently renovated conference facility equipped with state-of-the-art video conferencing system at the SAARC Secretariat, Kathmandu.
NAWALPARASI, Oct 10: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev and joint secretary at the ministry Suresh Acharya, are at odds over the content of the clarification sought from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjiv Gautam.
KATHMANDU, JULY 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday instructed newly-appointed Chief Secretary Rajendra Kishor Kshetri to bar top bureaucrats and other officials from going abroad to attend 'unnecessary' events.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Just five days before the second round local elections, the government on Thursday transferred Election Commission Secretary Gopinath Mainali in a row over procurement of luxury cars for the five election commissioners and other logistics issues.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The government is preparing to assign senior most secretary of a village council or a municipal council that falls under a to-be-formed local government as the executive head of the new local government so as to avoid any leadership vacuum at the local levels.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Disputes between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Sports Council (NSC) surfaced on Monday during a program organized to distribute motivational amount to international medalists in the capital.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi has asked the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) to furnish within three days all particulars related to the ilakas sought by the commission formed to restructure local bodies.
KATHMADNU, Sept 6: PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also chairman of high-level Federalism Implementation and Restructuring Directive Committee, has directed Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi to expedite the process of formulating a clear roadmap for adjusting existing public administration and bureaucracy to the federal system.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today directed the concerned authorities to stop medical doctors, who are under investigation on the charge of holding fake academic certificate, from carrying out medical practice.
KATHMANDU, July 14: The post of member secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC) has remained vacant for the last 15 months owing to differences over sharing of position among political parties.