KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the parliament has asked the government to draft amendment bill on the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act in line with the verdicts issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on the cases of transitional justice as well as keeping in mind the international standards and practices. The committee has also asked the government to table the bill at the committee at the earliest.
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday ordered Ministry of Home Affairs and the Nepal Police to form a high-level probe panel to reinvestigate the alleged murder of Ajit Mijar in Kavre district.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 25: The decision of local authorities of Parsa to approve the lease of Rs 80 million worth of unregistered land previously used by Birgunj Sugar Factory to CPN (Maoist Center) has ignited widespread protests from the locals of the district.
If the Cabinet approves the fourth amendment of the Electricity Regulations Act (1993), it will signal a sea-change in hydropower development in Nepal. If the act is approved, hydropower producers interested in projects...