After ban on security guard jobs lifted, hundreds of Nepalis apply for permits every day

Kathmandu, December 9 Over 1,200 have received permits to work as security guards on foreign soil in the last 15 days after the government lifted a ban on recruitment of Nepalis for the job. Following a directive from the Parliamentary Committee on International Relations and Labour Affairs, the government in September had decided not to […]

Demonitisation and Nepal: Deadline looms, frustration mounts, India still mum

Kathmandu, December 8 Frustration mounts in Nepal as New Delhi continues to remain silent on the fate of demonitised Indian currency notes in Nepal and Bhutan, even as just 22 days remain before the Modi government deadline to exchange the notes elapses. Two weeks after Nepal’s central bank directed BFIs not to accept Indian currency notes […]