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Government extends registration deadline for employment scheme

Kathmandu, April 23 -- The government has extended the deadline for registration of unemployed population under the Prime Minister Employment Programme by a month. The Labour, Employment and Social S... Read More


Inspection of facilities begins for medical tests of migrant workers

Kathmandu, April 22 -- The Labour, Employment and Social Security Ministry has started inspection of health institutions that have expressed their interest to conduct medical check-ups of outgoing mig... Read More


Government comes up with 'wildlife friendly' road design to prevent roadkill

Kathmandu, April 21 -- All the roads-including major national highways-which traverse through forest areas and protected parks of the country will have to maintain a set of standards for ensuring the ... Read More


Government says it is easing process for property verification of public transport operators

Kathmandu, April 19 -- The government has said it is making efforts to minimise procedural hassles for registering erstwhile public transport committees as companies to encourage the public transport ... Read More


Lightning kills more people than flood and landslide, but country lacks preparedness

Kathmandu, April 15 -- Lightning continues to be one of the deadliest disasters in the country, with thunder strikes claiming dozens of lives every year. According to the Nepal Emergency Operation Ce... Read More


'Free visa free ticket' still far from implementation four years after is launch

Kathmandu, April 15 -- It has been almost four years since the government announced "free visa, free ticket" scheme to relieve financial burden of migrant workers, but its implementation has largely b... Read More


Search for lucrative jobs leaves 16 Nepalis stranded in Qatar for months

Kathmandu, April 14 -- As many as 16 Nepali workers, who had reached Qatar for employment, have remained stranded there for nearly three months. The Nepalis had landed in the gas-rich nation on diffe... Read More


Government allows workers with calling visa to fly to Malaysia but only a few show up to take labour permit

Kathmandu, April 11 -- More than a week since the government decided to allow Nepali migrant workers with calling visa for Malaysia to take up jobs in the Southeast Asian country, it seems there are o... Read More


Bodies of disaster victims to be preserved for a minimum of 12 years

Kathmandu, April 9 -- Unclaimed bodies of persons who have lost their lives in various disasters in the country will have to be kept safe for at least 12 years from now onwards, as per new guidelines.... Read More


Overcast skies and rains make Tarai windstorm survivors wary

Kathmandu, April 7 -- With pre-monsoon getting active and chances of rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and gusty wind on the forecast, survivors of last week's windstorm in Bara and Parsa are braci... Read More