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Deuba: Govt is intentionally not taking Dr Govinda KC’s life seriously

Kathmandu, July 16 The main opposition leader in Parliament and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of intentionally not taking the life of Dr Govinda KC seriously. The Nepali Congress President has issued a statement on Monday, saying the government has put Dr KC’s life at stake. Medical education reform activist […]

Nepali Congress obstructs House meeting over Medical Education Bill

Kathmandu, July 16 The main opposition Nepali Congress obstructed the House of Representatives meeting on Monday after the government tried to begin the process to endorse the controversial Medical Education Bill without taking the party into confidence. As soon as the meeting began this afternoon, lawmakers of the party stood up from their chairs in […]

Govt likely to form team to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC today

Kathmandu, July 15 Sources close to the ruling Nepal Communist Party say the government is likely to form an official team on Sunday to hold talks with medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla of Karnali demanding various reforms in Nepal’s medical education sector. It has already […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Most of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu Valley on Sunday have given the top priority on a demonstration staged by supporters of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC in the capital on Saturday. Likewise, reports filed from Jumla, where the veteran doctor is staging a fast-unto-death, about his health conditions […]

KC will be brought to Kathmandu by ‘force’ if his health worsens, says Education Minister

Kathmandu, July 13 Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel said that medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC will be brought to Kathmandu by applying ‘force’ if his health deteriorates further. Dr KC is on a hunger strike at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla for the past 14 days demanding medical reforms […]

TU Teaching Hospital doctors to shut all services except emergency from today

Kathmandu, July 13 Resident doctors of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital say they will shut down all regular services of the hospital except the emergency unit in solidarity with the Hospital professor Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla of Karnali, from Friday. The veteran medical surgeon is on the indefinite […]