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On education, government looks generous with words but stingy with funds

Kathmandu, May 19 -- In its election manifesto, unveiled in November 2017, the left alliance, now the unified Nepal Communist Party, pledged to allocate 20 percent of the national budget for the educa... Read More


Prime Minister must not have power to sack university officials, say former vice-chancellors

Kathmandu, May 18 -- Retired vice-chancellors from different universities in the country have demanded that the government withdraw the Bill to Amend University Acts, which allows the prime minister t... Read More


Prime Minister Oli said the Speaker hasn't asked to remove his remarks from Parliament record. He has.

Kathmandu, May 17 -- Upon his arrival from a weeklong visit to two Southeast Asian nations, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday told reporters that he did not make comments that were against par... Read More


Prime Minister Oli said the Speaker hasn't asked to remove his remarks from Parliament record. He lied.

Kathmandu, May 17 -- Upon his arrival from a weeklong visit to two Southeast Asian nations, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday told reporters that he did not make comments that were against par... Read More


Parliament Secretariat probes two lawmakers who attended Tibet forum in Latvia

Kathmandu, May 14 -- The Parliament Secretariat has launched an investigation into the participation of two members of the House of Representatives in an event organised by the International Network o... Read More


Oli's 'unparliamentary' remarks removed from the House record following Speaker's directive

Kathmandu, May 11 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's remarks in the House of Representatives on Monday have been removed from the records of federal parliament after it was deemed "unparliamentary" by ... Read More


House endorses government's policies and programmes as Congress accuses Speaker of siding with ruling party

Kathmandu, May 8 -- In a rare event in the country's parliamentary history, the government's policies and programmes were endorsed without the prime minister answering the counter-questions by lawmake... Read More


Members of education commission press for making public their report

Kathmandu, May 7 -- Members of the High-Level National Education Commission have launched a signature drive to put pressure on the Prime Minister's Office to make public a report they had prepared and... Read More


Human rights commission might withdraw its representative from recommendation committee

Kathmandu, May 4 -- The National Human Rights Commission could withdraw its representative from a recommendation committee formed to select new officials for the two transitional justice bodies as a l... Read More


Private schools operators decry local governments' new rule

Kathmandu, May 2 -- Two umbrella bodies of private schools, which usually stand poles apart, have come together to condemn the move of many local governments to make it mandatory for those who hold pu... Read More