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South Asia has made progress in education enrolment but quality remains a challenge

Kathmandu, May 23 -- The South Asian countries, including Nepal, have made remarkable progress in increasing school enrolment. The number of out-of-school children at the primary level has decreased t... Read More


Rastriya Janata Party asks government to make report on Tarai protest public

Kathmandu, May 21 -- With no signs of the government making public the report prepared by the Girish Chandra Lal-led High-Level Probe Commission despite rulings from the Speaker, the Rastriya Janata P... Read More


Under pressure from Speaker and parties, lawmakers say sorry for attending Tibet convention in Europe

Kathmandu, May 21 -- Two members of the House of Representatives, who were embroiled in controversy for their participation in World Parliamentarian Convention on Tibet, said on Monday they were unawa... Read More


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