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Nepali Congress irate after govt adjourns House meeting for 8 days

Kathmandu, July 19 The main opposition Nepali Congress has objected to the adjournment of House of Representatives meeting for next eight days at the time when the government is facing criticism from various sections of the public for its apathy to demands raised by Dr Govinda KC. The party, which has already announced nationwide street […]

Govt won’t withdraw medical education bill: Minister Pokhrel

Kathmandu, July 19 The government says it will not withdraw the controversial medical education bill, but it is ready to amend it if necessary. Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, who was talking to mediapersons in Kathmandu on Thursday, said that it was impossible for him to withdraw the bill as it has already been registered […]

Dr Govinda KC: Won’t deal with staff, send minister for the talks

Kathmandu, July 18 Medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC says he and his representatives will not hold talks with the government unless it forms a new team under the leadership of a minister. Earlier, the Cabinet meeting formed a three-member team headed by Education Secretary Khaga Raj Baral. The team has already held a […]

Maitighar Mandala as restricted zone: Home Minister says Dr Govinda KC is authoritarian

Kathmandu, June 28 Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa says medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC is turning authoritarian by demanding that he be allowed to stage demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala, but not other places. In April,  the Kathmandu District Administration Office had prohibited demonstrations in the area along with few other places. The […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, January 14, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have prioritised a range of issues. Newspapers have criticised the government’s delay in appointment of province chiefs and name provincial headquarters as the Cabinet meeting failed to make any decision on those issues. The end of Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death, the establishment of National […]

Nepal Bar Association defends CJ Gopal Parajuli, urges Dr Govinda KC to end fast

Kathmandu, January 12 Nepali lawyers’ umbrella organisation, Nepal Bar Association, on Friday defended Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli, in relation to charges labelled on him by senior medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC. Expressing its opinion over the dispute today, the Central Committee of the umbrella body also said Dr KC should end exerting pressure […]