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CIAA Chief expresses concerns over institutionalisation of corruption

Kathmandu, December 9 The chief of Nepal’s anticorruption constitutional body says he is worried about the institutionalisation of corruption in the country. Navin Kumar Ghimire, the chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, says the government must be serious about controlling corruption. Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of International […]

Municipal official held with Rs 100,000 bribe in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, October 14 A team deployed from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Sunday arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Tokha Municipality, Krishna Prasad Subedi, with Rs 100,000 bribe amount. The team deployed by the anti-corruption constitutional body made the arrest at the municipal office in Kathmandu today. The Commission’s spokesperson […]

CIAA Chief says he won’t tolerate political interference

Pokhara, October 12 Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Navin Kumar Ghimire has said that there will be no political colour in the anti-corruption actions of the CIAA. At an interaction programme organised by the Civil Society for Good Governance, Kaski on Thursday, the Chief Commissioner said that whoever […]

Nepal’s anti-corruption body demands authority to probe local govt, private sector’s irregularities

Kathmandu, October 4 Nepal’s constitutional anti-corruption body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has demanded that laws governing it be amended so that the Commission gets more right to control corruption. The Commission says it has been unable to intervene into many complaints that it receives due to lack of rights to investigate […]

CIAA says public utilities are providing ‘irregular’ facilities to staff regularly

Kathmandu, August 20 The constitutional anti-corruption body, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), says various public utilities under the government ownership are providing ‘irregular’ facilities to its staff regularly. A recent investigation launched by the Commission says Dairy Development Corporation has been providing one litre milk every day and one kilo ghee […]

Bir Hospital officials accused of embezzling Rs 2 billion

Kathmandu, June 3 Constitutional anti-corruption watchdog, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has launched a probe into reports that officials of Bir Hospital embezzled as much as Rs 2 billion from the state coffers in past few years. On the other hand, National Vigilance Centre has launched another investigation. The two bodies have […]