Food Act set to get more teeth

June 27, 2016 02:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 27: The government is making amendment to Food Act 1966 to discourage adulteration and black-marketing of food commodities, among others. It has proposed to increase punishment against wrongdoers by up to 20 fold.

KATHMANDU, June 27:The government has taken action against 13 private schools in Kathmandu district for increasing fees without meeting set criteria.

TILATHI, SAPTARI, June 27: Villagers living close to no-man's land in Saptari district are having hard times during monsoon since some years as floods have started to submerge their settlement, destroy crops and damage roads.

KATHMANDU,June 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office has been deploying over 900 sweepers to clean the streets of Kathmandu every day.

KATHMANDU, June 27:The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police Friday arrested a man who had managed to evade the long arm of the law for 17 years.

KATHMANDU, June27: The government had agreed to fix the ceiling of fee for MBBS studies in Kathmandu Valley up to Rs 3.5 million following an agreement with Dr Govinda KC, who staged fast-unto-death several times demanding reforms in medical sectors.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The Department of Mines and Geology has discovered 15 more places having the deposits of iron, copper and limestone.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The row over the rent of the residence provided by the government to former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav at Bhaisetapi has been settled.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Police have arrested a man on the charge of burning her wife to death seventeen years after the incident.

KATHMANDU, June 26: A five-member parliamentary Sub-committee has been formed in order to probe why the report of the committee formed to investigate into irregularities in the state-owned Nepal Television was not implemented.