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KATHMANDU, July 21: Almost 100,000 PAN cards have been issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) after the government made Permanent Account Number (PAN) card mandatory for all salaried workers from the current Fiscal Year 2019/20.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Nepal has signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for sending Nepali workers to the Gulf country with employers responsible to bear all costs, including but not limited to recruitment, employment, residency, agency fees, airfare, insurance, and medical test.
SINDHUPALCHOK, June 4: Six months have elapsed since the Italian contractor Cooperative Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna has left the project work of Melamchi Drinking Water Project in Melamchi, Sindhupalchowk district but the workers and contractors related this project are yet to receive their payment thereby further enraging them.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 8: Chinese railroad workers were highly disciplined and well organized, and they made huge contributions to the first American Transcontinental Railroad that put the United States on a path to economic prosperity, a docent of the California State Railroad Museum told Xinhua Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 1: The 130th International Workers’ Day, is being marked across the country today. The Day is being marked since 1890 in recognition to the 1986’s workers’ movement that demanded respect to work in the US.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A high-level task force formed to study the possibility of enrolling workers going for foreign employment in the country’s social security system has recommended to the government to include them in foreign employment provident fund and various social security schemes of the government.
JAJARKOT, Oct 13: With the increase in the flow of people visiting their hometowns from outside of the district and country, the villages and markets of Jajarkot have become lively. Those who live away from their loved ones for education, job, and other purposes have started arriving at their villages adding to the Dashain fervor.
AMSTERDAM, July 28: The World Health Organization says female sex workers are 13.5 percent more likely to be infected with HIV than other women of reproductive age.Sex workers took center stage at the International Aids Conference in Amsterdam Thursday, using music and dance to press home a serious message: "We are people too, and we have rights."
KHOTANG, July 24: Different social organizations joined hands to provide food assistance to 36 Nepalis who remain stranded in Saudi Arabia for the past five days after their company expelled them over a salary row.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Health workers all over the country are boycotting Out Patient Departments at all hospitals and health facilities from Thursday, to express their solidarity with the fast-unto-death staged by Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine.
JUMLA, June 26: Blaming government for not providing salary and allowance to local level health workers, Jumla based health workers have started sit-in protest at District Administrative Office (DAO). They are asking for immediate salary and allowance.
KATHMANDU, June 25: Thirty six Nepali workers sustained minor injuries after a factory bus carrying around 38 workers overturned after crashing into a road divider at Tingkat Paya Terubong, Ayer Itam in Malaysia early morning today, according to a local newspaper.
JHARKHAND, INDIA, June 23: The head of the Kochange village school, from where five women working with an NGO were allegedly abducted and later gang-raped, has been booked for not reporting the incident to police, an official said today.
KATHMANDU, June 13: The falling number of Nepali workers going for foreign employment after the enforcement of the 'free-visa-free-ticket' system is due to not any slowdown in demand but supply side issues, according to a report issued by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).
MEXICO CITY, June 7: Rescuers were searching on Wednesday for seven workers who went missing in at a gold and silver mine in northern Mexico after a dam filled with liquid waste collapsed, authorities said.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the workers should not go for protest to get their rights because the left alliance government will address all problems.
MUGU,April 22: The authorities seems to be silent despite of the construction of maternity hospital that has become lame due to lack of maternal and child health workers at the health posts of Karmarong rural municipality of Mugu.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.