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Tarai communities more prone to abuse and torture in police custody, report says

Kathmandu, June 26 -- Towards the end of August last year, Ram Manohar Yadav was arrested from Gulariya in Bardiya for displaying black flags in protest against Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav. Te... Read More


Government's reluctance to abide by House rulings irks Madhes-based parties

Kathmandu, June 20 -- When Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara allowed the National Medical Education Bill to pass through the House in January amid obstructions by the main opposition, Nepali Congress, he... Read More


Opposition obstructs the House, forcing Oli to stand mutely at the podium

Kathmandu, June 19 -- Prime KP Sharma Oli, usually so voluble and full of wit and confidence, appeared forlorn and dejected at the House of Representatives rostrum on Tuesday. Oli had stepped forward... Read More


Lawmakers demand Public Service Commission abide by the principle of inclusion and revoke vacancy notice

Kathmandu, June 18 -- Lawmakers from various parties, including the ruling Nepal Communist Party, have said the Public Service Commission should revoke its recent vacancy notice, as directed by the St... Read More


Education ministry to stop issuing No Objection Letters for diploma and language courses

Kathmandu, June 13 -- The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, starting Wednesday, will stop issuing 'No Objection Letters' to students who want to study only diploma or language courses abr... Read More


Local governments cause delay in data collection of out-of-school children

Kathmandu, June 9 -- The government's plan to conduct an intensive survey on out-of-school children targeted at finding its reasons has been delayed following reluctance from the local level to dispat... Read More


Conflict victims mount pressure on leaders to amend transitional justice Act

Kathmandu, June 6 -- With the hearing of a review petition filed by the government against a 2015 Supreme Court ruling on transitional justice set for Thursday, victims of the decade-long Maoist insur... Read More


One more technical institute in Australia with hundreds of Nepali students faces deregistration

Kathmandu, June 2 -- Yet another wing of the Australia Institute of Business and Technology with hundreds of Nepali students has been deregistered by the country's regulator for the vocational and tra... Read More


Education budget courts criticism

Kathmandu, May 31 -- The National Campaign for Education, an umbrella body of 339 organisations working for the promotion of public education, has said that the government failed to take any tangible ... Read More


Education gets 10.68pc of budget share, half of what government had pledged

Kathmandu, May 30 -- Despite a slight increment compared to the current fiscal year, the budget allocated for fiscal year 2019/20 in the education sector is nowhere close to Nepal Communist Party's co... Read More