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From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

All major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Tuesday have given attention to the arrest of medical education reform campaigner Dr Govinda KC on a contempt of court charge. Other political issues including the government’s preparations to fix provincial capitals and appoint province chiefs, and CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre’s preparations to unify the […]

Dr Govinda KC accuses Chief Justice of corruption, demands resignation as he begins 14th fast

Kathmandu, January 8 Enraged by the Supreme Court’s order to reinstate Dr Shashi Sharma as the Dean of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC on Monday has accused Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli of being corrupt and colluding with the ‘mafia’. Dr KC demands that Parajuli resign from the position. […]

Supreme Court orders reinstatement of IoM Dean who was sacked due to Dr Govinda KC’s protest

Kathmandu, January 7 The Supreme Court on Sunday ordered that Tribhuvan University reinstate Dr Shashi Sharma as the Dean of Institute of Medicine. A division bench of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli and Justice Deepak Kumar Karki issued the verdict. The government around four years ago had sacked Dr Sharma from the position owing to a […]

Judiciary can’t indulge in corruption by threatening media: Dr Govinda KC

Kathmandu, November 12 Medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC says judiciary cannot indulge in corruption by threatening media with the contempt of court. In response to a recent Supreme Court order in the name of Tribhuvan University¬† not to implement the decision to scrap the affiliation of controversial Kathmandu National Medical College, Dr KC […]

President enacts Medical Education Ordinance

Kathmandu, November 10 President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday enacted the Medical Education Ordinance as sent by the Cabinet for approval. The government was under pressure of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC to enact the law. Besides other significant provisions, the law bars establishment of new medical college in the Kathmandu Valley for […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

As the dates for provincial and federal parliamentary elections are coming closer, major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu have prioritised issues related to elections. Many newspapers have published stories focusing on specific constituencies where the competition will be interesting to watch due to different reasons. The leftist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist […]