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Medical Education Bill tabled at House of Representatives meeting

Kathmandu, January 13 The Education and Health Committee in the House of Representatives on Sunday tabled the revised National Medical Education Bill for discussion at the full House. The Committee’s Chairperson Jaya Puri Gharti tabled the bill that the panel had endorsed last week at the House meeting today. The bill apparently contradicts an agreement […]

Opposition may obstruct House meeting if denied time to question PM

Kathmandu, January 9 The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has warned that it will obstruct the meeting of House of Representatives scheduled for Wednesday afternoon if its lawmakers do not get sufficient time to ask questions to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The meeting had ended abruptly on Sunday after the opposition lawmakers protested Speaker […]

Opposition lawmakers protest as Speaker bars them from questioning PM

Kathmandu, January 6 Lawmakers of the main opposition Nepali Congress on Sunday chanted slogans in protest of the government in a meeting of the House of Representatives after Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara barred them from asking questions to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Prime Minister Oli had addressed the House meeting today. After around one […]

Chairpersons of House committees to take oath today

Kathmandu, September 21 The Federal Parliament Secretariat says 10 lawmakers, who have been elected chairpersons of 10 committees in the House of Representatives unanimously, are taking their oath of office and secrecy from Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara today. Earlier, on Thursday, only one nomination was filed in each of the 10 thematic committees in the […]

Home Minister: Govt maintained peace and security at its best in past six months

Kathmandu, September 14 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa claims the government maintained peace and security at its best in past six months, since he was appointed to the post. When lawmakers during the meeting of the House of Representatives today quizzed the Minister over recent reports about rapes and murders among other crimes from across […]

New law will bar government from covering leaders’ overseas medical expenses

Kathmandu, September 13 If the Federal Parliament endorses what has been proposed in the new public health bill, the government will be barred from covering medical expenses of its officials and political leaders when the treatments are made abroad. The Education and Health Committee in the House of Representatives on Thursday added a provision to […]