From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have given priority to a host of issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. The corruption case involving Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Raj Narayan Pathak, is still creasing some buzz on the front pages of popular broadsheets. […]

Nepali Congress boycotts Hearing Committee meeting

Kathmandu, February 17 The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, on Sunday boycotted the meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. The party representatives had walked out the meeting two weeks ago, objecting to theĀ  Constitutional Council’s recommendations for chiefs of various constitutional bodies, claiming they were recommended by a meeting, for which the main opposition leader […]

Parliamentary hearing for chiefs of constitutional bodies begins despite opposition’s walkout

Kathmandu, February 3 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Sunday decided to call for complaints from members of the publicĀ against five persons nominated to head five constitutional bodies. Four members of the 15 member panel, belonging to the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, however, protested the decision, handing over a note of dissent and walking […]

Two ambassador nominees get unanimous parliamentary nod

Kathmandu, January 17 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Thursday unanimously endorsed two names recommended by the government for Nepal’s ambassadors to various countries. A meeting of the Committee held today endorsed the names of Deepak Adhikari proposed for France and Ganesh Prasad Dhakal proposed for Thailand. Both are working as joint secretaries at the […]

Not a single complaint filed against five ambassador nominees

Kathmandu, January 14 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee says it did not receive any complaint against five persons who have been nominated for the vacant positions of Nepali ambassadors to various missions. Earlier on January 2, the Committee had called members of the public to file complaints against Deepak Adhikari nominated for France, Durga Prasad […]

Ambassador nominees to face parliamentary hearing coming Sunday

Kathmandu, December 5 The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee on Wednesday decided to conduct hearings with four nominees that the government recommended to head Nepal’s diplomatic missions in four countries coming Sunday, December 9. A meeting of the Committee comprising members of both houses of the Federal Parliament made the decision this afternoon. Earlier, the Committee […]