KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The government is preparing to assign senior most secretary of a village council or a municipal council that falls under a to-be-formed local government as the executive head of the new local government so as to avoid any leadership vacuum at the local levels.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Three to four bodies of dead migrant workers arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport every day from the labor destination countries. The government spends millions having the bodies delivered to the homes of the deceased for last rites.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has put on hold the corruption complaints filed against eight prominent politicians and ex-bureaucrats, saying that evidence for the allegations could not be established in the course of investigations.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: As the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission prepares to submit its report to the government next week, a serious crisis is likely to arise in local governance once the report is submitted.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The CIAA on Tuesday filed a corruption case against Rishav Dev Bhattarai, former Assistant Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF), on charge of accumulating properties through illegal means during his stay in office.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The CIAA on Tuesday filed a corruption case against Rishav Dev Bhattarai, former Assistant Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF), on charge of accumulating properties through illegal means during his stay in office.
KATHMANDU, NOV 19: Following the suspension of Lokman Singh Karki as chief of the CIAA, internal feuding between Karki and the new leadership of the anti-graft body has deepened, damaging the reputation of a key constitutional body.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The new leadership of the CIAA, with support from other government agencies, has tried to dismantle the network set up by suspended CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki for running the anti-graft body as a ‘parallel government’.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Supreme Court (SC) has expedited court proceedings in cases filed against Lokman Singh Karki, the suspended chief the country's anti-graft body, indicating that the apex court is firm in resolving crucial cases against him soon.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In yet another blow to Lokman Singh Karki, suspended head of the CIAA, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered him to appear before the court in person within seven days and furnish clarification in writing for obstructing the court from serving notice on him.