UAE, Oman agree for high-level understanding on migrant workers

Kathmandu, 5 February: The governments of United Arab of Emirates (UAE) and Oman– the two major destination countries for Nepali migrants–have agreed to review existing separate labour agreements with Nepal by incorporating massive reforms for the issues of both the employees and employers. During the talks with the officials of the Ministry of Labour, Employment […]

Over 2,000 govt employees recommended for action last year

Kathmandu, 5 February: The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) said it recommended action against 2,377 government employees for not following the office hour in the fiscal year 2074/75 BS. Centre Spokesperson Bishnu Raj Lamichhane shared the information that NVC inspected 1,140 government offices and made the recommendation for action to the absentees. The information came to […]

No minimum wages to other staffs except working journalists, SC orders

Kathmandu, 5  February: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interim order against the implementation of the minimum wages to other staffs except for working journalists at the national media. In response to a writ filed by Mohan Chandra Singh of Image Channel Pvt against the facility of working journalists to other staffs at media […]

Develop Telecom as leading institution: Minister Baskota

Kathmandu, 5 February: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Baskota, has said Nepal Telecom needs to be developed as the leading and unchallenged institution. During a programme organized on its 15th anniversary in the capital city on Tuesday, Minister Baskota suggested the Nepal Telecom that it ensured quality service to the people with extensive […]

Ambassador Sherpa’s resignation approved

Kathmandu, 1 February: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has approved the resignation of Nepali Ambassador to Australia, Lucky Sherpa, on Friday. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali confirmed the approval of the resignation of Ambassador Sherpa. Ambassador Sherpa had submitted the resignation after she was alleged of involving in human trafficking and exploitation of […]

124 thieves arrested in three days from Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu, February: Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, and Metropolitan Crime Division, have arrested 124 thieves from different parts of the Kathmandu Valley. They were arrested under the ‘Theft Special Campaign’ jointly launched by the Range and Division from January 29. Organising a press conference on Friday, the Range and Division informed that the thieves were arrested […]