KATHMANDU, July 27: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has reiterated that the government will not introduce any bill in the parliament without consulting concerned stakeholders.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Stakeholders in the cooperatives sector have urged cooperative organizations to merge, considering the steady rise in the number of cooperatives and traits of financial anarchy.

Demand for legalizing same-sex marriage

December 9, 2018 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Stakeholders concerned have demanded a law related to same-sex marriage in the context when Nepal's constitution and laws have accepted the concept of marital equality.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: With the theme of “Mountain Medicine in the Heart of the Himalayas”, 12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine 2018 is set to commence from Wednesday in Kathmandu.

POKHARA, Oct 16: A tragic incident in Gurja Himal of Myagdi district on Thursday claimed nine lives -- five South Koreans and four Nepalis. Authorities knew about the incident only after two days and it took another two days to retrieve all the bodies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Stakeholders have called the on local administration of Kathmandu to take strict action against all those involved in market irregularities.

ITAHARI, July 19: When Saptakoshi floods wreaked havoc in 1966, the then government relocated the victims of Baharahkshetra to a forest area. Since 1966, massive Saptakoshi floods have been recorded 13 times.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Clean Energy Nepal in collaboration with the US Embassy in Nepal held a workshop entitled 'Open data for policy formulation, decision making and citizen-government partnership to improve air quality' on Tuesday with the aim to sensitize stakeholders on the importance of data-based decisions.

LALITPUR, June 8: Stakeholders are worried about the degrading environment of Godavari area in the southern outskirts of Kathmandu due to unmanaged waste.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Coffee entrepreneurs claim that Nepali coffee industry is not growing as expected due to lack of training and awareness among farmers regarding coffee farming, pulping and processing. They also say that many farmers are not aware of the right time to pluck cherries from the trees and are uninformed about the varieties of coffee seeds available in the market.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Young leg-spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday after completing his debut stint with Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

KATHMANDU, April 20: Various stakeholders have urged the government to amend protectionist migration law and policies which restrict women from going aboard to work as housemaids. They argued that the government’s decision to ban women from going aboard to work as housemaids has escalated gender inequality and forced women to reach labor destinations illegally.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Government officials, stakeholders and civil society members as well as representatives of development agencies have stressed on the need of open government data policy and work plan in federal Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Newly-appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has set two key targets for his tenure - welcoming 1.5 million tourists by 2020 and starting construction of second international airport in Nijgadh of Bara.

NUWAKOT, Feb 16: During the dry seasons of last year, large areas of community forests in Nuwakot district were gutted by wildfires. Stakeholders and concerned authorities in the district are adopting precautionary measures this time to prevent similar incidents from happening.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Tourism stakeholders of Lumbini have stressed the need to enhance connectivity and ensure smooth and hassle-free services at Nepal-India border for bringing more foreign tourists to Lumbini -- birthplace of the Buddha -- via India.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Tourism stakeholders of Lumbini have stressed the need to enhance connectivity and ensure smooth and hassle-free services at Nepal-India border for bringing more foreign tourists to Lumbini – birthplace of the Buddha – via India.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Policymakers and experts of South Asia have rued the slow pace of economic integration in the region, leading to failure to create a common market for nearly 2 billion population of the region.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 6 : Stakeholders have stressed the need for the government to become serious to stop ongoing incidents of violence and murder against journalists.  While acknowledging the important role of the free press in taking democracy at the doors of the people, they viewed that impartial, balanced, and objective news can be disseminated only when the government becomes serious in ending violence against journalists. They were speaking at a programme organised with the theme of 'end impunity relating to violence against journalists' on Sunday in Biratnagar by Freedom Forum and the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Morang.

CHITWAN, Nov 5: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha.

CHITWAN, Nov 56: Massive flooding this monsoon has polluted Chitwan National Park (CNP) by dumping piles of garbage. Plastic bags, bottles, slippers, shoes, clothes and even utensils are dumped within the park’s forest and water resources near the eastern side of Sauraha. Since the area is home to wild animals like rhino and elephants and many aquatic animals, the garbage is posing risk to their health.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: With an objective of discussing how the country's secondary level education system can be upgraded, the National Examinations Board (NEB) in collaboration with the Council of Boards of School Education, India (COBSE) is organizing a 3-day conference titled 'Innovation in Evaluation'.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The US Embassy organized a ‘Farm to Table’ event on Tuesday, highlighting Nepal’s agriculture sector to identify opportunities for maximizing the economic potential of its market.

KATHMANDU, July 23: In a program organized by the Federation of Community Forest Users, Nepal in the capital on Saturday, stakeholders of various governmental and non-governmental organizations urged the government to form a local body for the management of community forests.

KATHMANDU, July 20:The newly-elected local representatives and other stakeholders have opposed some of the provisions in some local-level related bills currently in parliament for curtailing the constitutional rights of the local government.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speakers at a programme here stressed for a provision wherein the Nepali migrant workers abroad could cast their ballots back home by any means.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The United States and the United Kingdom (UK) have urged all stakeholders to work to create favorable environment for the people of provinces 1, 5 and 7 to peacefully exercise their democratic rights during the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Professional bodies of contractors, consultants and engineers have said that the government itself should select contractors for roads projects being financed by utilizing Indian line of credit (LoC).

KATHMANDU, June 3: Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel has said that the grants doled out from the government would go to the beneficiaries earlier if the local levels were given rights for the job.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Basanta Chaudhary, coordinator of the Advisory Committee formed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to solve dispute of Nepali cricket, has said that the vested interests of stakeholders have been a major stumble block to solve the contentious issues.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Stakeholders from the media have demanded to scrap Online Media Operation Directive- 2017 BS' that was recently in issued by the government.

BANEPA, March 23: After becoming self-sufficient in dairy products, dairy stakeholders of Kavre have said that they would now focus on improving quality of milk produced in the district.

LAHAN, Feb 9: National Reconstruction Authority’s (NRA) to lift ban on excavating construction materials in the Chure forest range to aid in the reconstruction of earthquake affected areas has alarmed conservationists and stakeholders. They have expressed concerns that the step would be exploited to further damage the already fragile Chure ecology.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The concerned stakeholders have called on the political parties with belief entrenched in democracy to forward election as the agenda of the uprising.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Bankers' Association (NBA), in association with Microsoft, on Friday organized a gathering of banking and financial services industry stakeholders, including the Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Chiranjibi Nepal, to create awareness and discuss the increasing importance of 'Cyber Security and Trust in Technology'.

Stakeholders stress on safer migration

December 3, 2016 08:32 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: European Union Delegation to Nepal with the support of DAI Europe and Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) on Friday organized a regional seminar entitled "Making Labour Migration Easy and Safe in South Asia" in Kathmandu to discuss over how to overcome growing challenges faced by migrant workers in South Asian countries.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Various stakeholders of Nepali cricket on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Sripali asking him to release budget for making the ground condition of Mulpani cricket ground playable.

BANEPA, Sept 30: The government’s decision to allow heavy vehicles on the BP Highway has locals and other stakeholders worried about road safety.

Stakeholders push for slashing MBBS fees

September 5, 2016 20:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Stakeholders have raised their concerns over government's failure to force medical colleges to slash the fees for MBBS program in line with its own guideline.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Albeit late, stakeholders have started showing concern on security issues attached to Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas cylinder.