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House of Representatives meeting postponed till Friday

Kathmandu, February 28 The Federal Parliament Secretariat on Thursday postponed the House of Representatives meeting scheduled for this afternoon till Friday. The Secretariat’s General Secretary Manohar Prasad Bhattarai informed that the meeting could not be held today as the government has announced to observe the national mourning on death of Minister for Culture, Tourism and […]

House of Representatives passes Employees Adjustment Bill

Kathmandu, February 8 A meeting of the House of Representatives, the Lower House in the bicameral Federal Parliament, endorsed the ‘Employees Adjustment Bill’. The meeting unanimously passed the proposal presented by Minister for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, on behalf of the Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit, seeking the […]

Minister hopeful of all local units’ access to commercial banks in next 5 months

Kathmandu, February 6 Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada says the government will make sure that all 753 local units of the country will have at least one commercial bank by the end of current fiscal year that is mid-July. The government had set a deadline of mid-July last for the banks to reach the […]

Congress obstructs legislature meeting

Kathmandu, January 31 The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, on Thursday afternoon, obstructed a meeting of the House of Representatives demanding that the government take immediate initiatives to save the life of Dr Govinda KC. The sexagenarian medical education reform activist has been staging a fast-unto-death, demanding that the government correct the National Medical Education […]

Nepali Congress to continue House obstruction

Kathmandu, January 30 The main opposition party Nepali Congress on Wednesday has decided to continue obstructing the meeting of House of Representatives. The party had repeatedly obstructed the meeting of the House last week demanding that the federal government manage two hospitals named after two deceased leaders of the party. A recent Cabinet meeting has […]

Opposition up for protest as House endorses controversial bill amid hullabaloo

Kathmandu, January 25 The main opposition party of federal Parliament, Nepali Congress, on Friday has announced to launch protest programmes in Parliament and on the streets after the Lower House endorsed the controversial National Medical Education Bill. Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara announced the endorsement of the bill presented by Minister for Education, Science and Technology, […]