PSHC to issue public notice on hearing of proposed ambassadors

March 3, 2017: Parliamentary Special Hearing Committee (PSHC) will be issuing a ten-day notice on the individuals recommended for ambassadorial positions in 12 countries. The written protest and complaints can be lodged against the individuals with appropriate reasons and clarifications at the PSHC within the mentioned date. The government on February 20 had recommended the names of the individuals for the post in 12 countries and sent the name list to the committee for the hearing process. The Committee’s...

Reserve pool to be managed to officials in Health Ministry

March 3, 2017: The Ministry of Health has stated that it would create ‘pool category’ to depute some health workers working in the sixth level in different departments under the Ministry. The Cabinet meeting on February 22 had taken a decision in this regard. The Ministry today issued a press statement in this regard and urged the protesting health workers to end all kinds of agitations as they were urging to mange special pool under the Health Act 2053...

FSU election results from campuses across the country

March 3, 2017: A joint panel has emerged victorious in the Free Student Union (FSU) elections held in two campuses in Bhaktapur. The joint panel of Nepal Student Union (NSU) close to Nepali Congress and Nepal Revolutionary Students’ Union aligned to Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) won in Bhaktapur Multiple Campus with Dinesh Khadgi elected as the FSU President, Bibek Lamichane in Secretary and Milan Ganeju in Treasurer. In Sano Thimi Campus, a joint panel of All Nepal...

Examination Schedule of class 11 postponed

March 3, 2017: Examination schedule of class 11 board has been postponed due to announcement of election on Baishakh 31st. Examination board today informed, examination of class 12 will not have any effect whereas examination schedule of class 11 has been postponed to Asadh. Examination schedule of Class 11 will start from Asadh 1st to 11th whereas Class 12 routine is to go according to previous schedule starting from 10th baishakh to 22nd.  

624 Female health volunteers gets mobile phone incentive

March 3, 2017: Female health volunteers of different villages of Gorkha are gifted the mobile phone sets as an incentive for their dedication to work. The District Public Health Office, Gorkha, in support of different health organisations including the Nepal Fertility Care Centre (NFCC) presented mobile phone sets to 624 female health volunteers. The DPHO said it decided to provide cell phone sets to women volunteers as it hoped that this would further motivate them to dedicate to people’s...

Police round up Chitwan Medical College chief’s assailant

March 3, 2017: A youth who had been on the run after attacking Prof Dr Harish Chandra Neupane, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Chitwan Medical College, was arrested on Wednesday. Police rounded up Bhim Bahadur Tamang, 24, of Chitwan Municipality – 3, Chitwan’s Superintendent of Police, Deepak Shrestha said. The attack took place on January 24 at a time when Dr Neupane was inside his vehicle (BA 14 Cha 7564) within the college premises. Tamang managed to break...

Japanese national donates huge sum for remote ECDC building

March 3, 2017: An Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) building has been constructed at Tham village of Sahalkot VDC – 8 which is located in one of the remotest parts of the district. Japanese national, Iti Oko, donated Rs 300,000 for construction of the building. The Sahalkot VDC chipped in with Rs 55,261 while Rs 55,785 was raised among the locals who also contributed with labour donation. The building was constructed at a total cost of Rs 411,046. The...

AIIB president calls on Mahara

March 2, 2017: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) president Jin Liqun paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, at the Finance Ministry this afternoon. In the meeting, DPM Maharajah urged him to promote Indian invest in the big projects that Nepal is seeking to undertake. According to Ministry sources, in response to Mahara, the AIIB president said that the Bank was ready to invest in big projects proposed by Nepal and...

Indian Finance Minister arrives in capital

March 2, 2017: India’s Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley arrived here this afternoon in connection to a two-day official visit at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara. Finance Secretary Shanta Raj Subedi, Nepal’s Ambassador for India Deep Kumar Upadhyay, the representative from the Indian Embassy here and senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)’s VIP lounge to receive Minister Jaitley. He will attend the ‘Nepal...

Nepal Investment Summit-2017 kicks off

March 2, 2017: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said it is inevitable to bring in foreign direct investment for the country’s economic development and all were unequivocal on this. Inaugurating the Nepal Investment Summit-2017 in the capital today, he asserted that the government was putting in every possible effort for creating environment conducive to foreign investment. The Prime Minister said that peace and prosperity complemented each other and that the Summit has been organised to promote Nepal...

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