GENEVA, July 8: As the Nepal government begins a process of consultations around proposed amendments to the transitional justice mechanisms, two international organizations have called on authorities to take into account concerns of all stakeholders and to ensure that the amendments comply with international human rights standards and international crimes.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Though Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) is drafting a regulation for 'net neutrality', a senior official of the telecommunication sector regulator said that the regulation is not an urgent need.
The statistics of schools damaged by devastating earthquakes of April and May 2015 is staggering. According to Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report 8,242 schools were damaged by earthquakes. But even after one and half years of devastation hardly any of these schools have been rebuilt, forcing millions of school-goers to study under flimsy tents or the makeshift shelters made of zinc sheets.
KATHMANDU, July 19: The parliament's Social Justice and Human Rights Committee (SJRC) on Monday has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to take immediate action to save Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death for the last nine days, demanding reforms in the medical education sector.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Over 70 motions on matters of urgent public importance were registered at the Parliament Secretariat in the past three years, but only six of these came up for discussion in parliamentary meetings during this period.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Concerned stakeholders have stressed on need for bringing 'transformation in school education' with an aim to produce human resources that can best suit the needs of present time.
At an interaction held by Global Action Nepal here, speakers warned the public education will not rise above current standard if prevalent trend and attitude persisted. They insisted on efforts from civil society for the transformation.