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Covid-19 Nepal pushes foreign employment agencies, notorious for cheating, to a struggle for existence

Covid-19 Nepal pushes foreign employment agencies, notorious for cheating, to a struggle for existence
bampijhyala, 23rd July, 2021Govinda Thapaliya, who used to own a foreign employment recruitment agency named Koshi International Services, has opened an agricultural farm in Kavre of late. He says his recruitment company suffered a lot because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and as a result, he opted for another business. Likewise, Kumar KC of Omega International Pvt Ltd has also opened... Read More

PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in restored House, likely to rule until early 2023

PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in restored House, likely to rule until early 2023
bampijhyala, Kathmandu, July 18 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has won a challenging vote of confidence in the reinstated House of Representatives meeting on Sunday. Deuba, appointed the prime minister as per article 76(5) of the constitution on July 13, was required to prove the support of majority lawmakers in the House within one month. However, he chose to test... Read More

Nepal monsoon: Melamchi locals recount how floods left them homeless

Nepal monsoon: Melamchi locals recount how floods left them homeless
bampijhyala, 18 June, On Tuesday night, flash floods in Melamchi and Yangri rivers damaged three dozen houses by the rivers, washed away bridges and affected more than 100 houses. Other concrete houses are filled with mud brought by the rivers. But, even now, the speed of water has not slowed down. It is still cutting away the riversides. On Wednesday... Read More

Sithi Nakha is a reminder for Kathmandu locals to keep water sources at home clean

Sithi Nakha is a reminder for Kathmandu locals to keep water sources at home clean
bampijhyal, 16 June, 2021Spot a house in Kathmandu with a rooftop or underground tank. Easy! Right? Now, spot someone cleaning them. Not so easy now! Right? For Kathmanduites, either of the two kinds of tanks or both is a prerequisite. But, such tanks mushroomed only a couple of decades ago. If so, what about the time before that? People used... Read More

Nepal monsoon disaster response: The too-little-too-late tale to repeat this year also

Nepal monsoon disaster response: The too-little-too-late tale to repeat this year also
bampijhyala, June, 13 According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, 1,205 people died due to landslides in Nepal in the past 10 years while 297 have been missing (that means they are also feared dead). The numbers are expected to rise this year as the government believes that the forthcoming monsoon is likely to affect nearly 2... Read More

Prime Minister Oli Preparing To Expandcabinet Today

Prime Minister Oli Preparing To Expandcabinet Today
bampijhyala, Kathmandu, Jun. 10 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is preparing to expand the Council of Ministers today. The CPN-UML leaders informed that seven new ministers and a state minister who are being appointed to the vacant ministries would be taking the oath of office and secrecy today itself. Meanwhile, the Office of the President at Sheetal Niwas has not... Read More

Constitutional Bench Formed To Hear HoR Dissolution Case

Constitutional Bench Formed To Hear HoR Dissolution Case
bampijhyala, 6 June, kathmandu: Supreme Court Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana has formed a constitutional bench to hear the writ petitions concerning the dissolution of the House of Representatives. The newly formed constitutional bench comprises Chief Justice Rana and justices Deepak Kumar Karki, Meera Khadka, Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada, and Dr. Aananda Mohan Bhattarai. After the law practitioners had raised... Read More

Bureaucracy also to blame for sorry state of health sector

Bureaucracy also to blame for sorry state of health sector
bampijhyala, 4 June, 2021There is a reason why they say, ‘bureaucracy is a giant mechanism run by pygmies’. Sounds pretty harsh, but sad reality of the time we live in. We have always been shown a dream, a dream of better future on all fronts. The dreams, alas, have now turned into ashes, literally ‘ashes’. Yes, I am talking about... Read More

Explained: Nepal’s plan to export pebbles and sand ‘at the cost of Chure conservation’

Explained: Nepal’s plan to export pebbles and sand ‘at the cost of Chure conservation’
bampijhyala, 3 June, 2021Nepal’s trade deficit at the end of the first nine months of the fiscal year 2020/21 stood at Rs 1.01 trillion, rising by 12.49 per cent from the previous year. The deficit has been rising every year despite the government trying its best. But, on Saturday, Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel announced yet another ambitious yet controversial plan... Read More

Bibeksheel Nepali founder Ujwal Thapa no more

Bibeksheel Nepali founder Ujwal Thapa no more
bampijhyala, Kathmandu, June 1 Emerging politician Ujwal Thapa, who established the Bibeksheel Nepali party a few years ago, is no more. He was popular among the youth of Nepal thanks to his courage to establish a party with an aim to do ‘alternative politics.’ The 44-year-old man breathed his last at 4:25 this afternoon while undergoing treatment at Mediciti Hospital... Read More
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