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House meeting postponed after dispute arises over who should speak first

Kathmandu, July 16 -- As the country continues to reel from floods and landslides that have left at least 70 dead, the House of Representatives meeting has been postponed by nine days following a disp... Read More


Another Chand cadre's killing raises questions about government's stance-and style-against the outfit

Kathmandu, July 12 -- The death of a member of the Communist Party of Nepal in police firing in Bhojpur on Wednesday has once again raised concerns over the government's approach to dealing with the N... Read More


Ruling party stands firm against forming probe committee, opposition obstructs House

Kathmandu, July 11 -- The ruling Nepal Communist Party's rigid stance against the formation of a probe panel to investigate into two incidents of death in Sarlahi district led to the obstruction of th... Read More


With new controversies rising, Tribhuvan University is becoming centre of anomalies

Kathmandu, July 10 -- Last week, the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority filed a corruption case against around a dozen senior officials from Tribhuvan University. They have been charg... Read More


Police killed a Madhesi man. Home minister blamed it on the man for standing on an elevated surface while police fired into the air.

Kathmandu, July 9 -- The ruling Nepal Communist Party's refusal to form a parliamentary probe committee to investigate two incidents of deaths in Sarlahi district last month led to the obstruction of ... Read More


Hearing Committee endorses names of all four ambassadorial nominees

Kathmandu, July 9 -- On Monday morning, it was all but certain that the Hearing Committee of Parliament would summon Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to inquire over the government's nomination of four ne... Read More


Local and provincial governments are taking reparative measures for conflict victims

Kathmandu, July 7 -- At a time when the federal government seems reluctant to provide justice for the victims of the decade-long armed insurgency, the local and provincial governments have started tak... Read More


High schools are setting their own entrance criteria, in direct contradiction to government regulations

Kathmandu, July 6 -- Nishan Gautam recently sat for his Secondary Education Examinations from a private school in Katari in Udaypur. He passed with 2.6 Grade Point Average (GPA). While the results wer... Read More


Province ready to hold secondary education examination from next year

Kathmandu, July 2 -- The Constitution of Nepal provided local governments with an explicit authority to manage the school level education. Schedule 8 of the statute lists basic and secondary education... Read More


How schools are becoming easy target to fulfil petty party interests

Kathmandu, June 23 -- For years since the start of the Maoist insurgency, academic institutions became the first target of the dissenting party to pressurise the government to fulfil its interests. Bu... Read More