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At House of Representatives, health minister makes light of dengue spread

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- While dengue is spreading at an alarming rate, the government has claimed the situation is gradually coming under control and that "there is nothing to worry about." Against th... Read More


Parliament prorogued without endorsing laws critical to federalism

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- The fourth session of the federal parliament was prorogued on Thursday without endorsing crucial laws necessary for both the federal and provincial governments to implement fede... Read More


New building for federal parliament to cost Rs5 billion rupees

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for a new Parliament building, the first-ever such infrastructure being constructed with the sole purpose of hous... Read More


At House of Representativs, health minister makes light of dengue spread

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- While dengue is spreading at an alarming rate, the government has claimed the situation is gradually coming under control and that "there is nothing to worry about." Against th... Read More


Government revokes earlier plan to conduct grade 11 exam at national level

Kathmandu, Sept. 18 -- In what looks like yet another example of policy inconsistency, the Curriculum Development Centre has revised its one-year-old decision regarding grade 11 examinations. The Cen... Read More


Government ready to amend transitional justice Act as per international standard: Law minister

Kathmandu, Sept. 17 -- Amid criticism over the politicisation in the appointment process in two transitional justice bodies, the government has started a consultation with the conflict victims to disc... Read More


Anup Raj Sharma: We could not be bold enough to pressurise the government

Nepal, Sept. 17 -- The National Human Rights Commission is the most powerful constitutional body that enjoys supreme authority when it comes to the protection of human rights. However, the government ... Read More


Ruling party's indecision delays finalisation of the bill to amend Citizenship Act

Kathmandu, Sept. 15 -- The parliamentary State Affairs Committee's plan to finalise the bill to amend Citizenship Act, 2006 has hit a snag due to the indecision of the ruling Nepal Communist Party. A... Read More


Government proposes national identity cards to end contention over naturalised citizenship

Kathmandu, Sept. 14 -- The government has proposed seven years to grant naturalised citizenship to a foreign woman married to a Nepali man, and a national identity card after marriage to ensure social... Read More


Committee formed to select transitional justice officials decides to step up efforts

Kathmandu, Sept. 13 -- Following pressure from different quarters, the recommendation committee formed to select officials for the transitional justice commissions has decided to step up and take the ... Read More