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RUDRA KHADKA



Half of migrant workers going through individual labor approval

April 22, 2018 08:21 AM

KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.

Foreign employment act to be amended says Minister Bista

March 18, 2018 17:21 PM

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Minister of Labor and Employment Gokarna Bista has said that the government is preparing to amend the foreign employment act.

Foreign employment department DG Pandey arrested

November 15, 2017 15:27 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Director General of Department of Foreign Employment Bishworaj Pandey on Monday.

Nepali languishing in Saudi jail for four years

September 12, 2017 07:29 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: For the past few years, 62 years old Yam Kumari Bhusal of Nawalparasi, Madhyebindu-4, has hardly slept at nights. Seven years ago, her son had fled to Saudi Arabia in search of a job. Before leaving, he had told his mother that the days of sorrow will soon be over.

Nepali languishing in Saudi jail for four years

September 12, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: For the past few years, 62 years old Yam Kumari Bhusal of Nawalparasi, Madhyebindu-4, has hardly slept at nights. Seven years ago, her son had fled to Saudi Arabia in search of a job.

12, 108 candidates pass Korean Language Test

July 25, 2017 18:41 PM

KATHMANDU, July 25: As many as 12,108 candidates have passed the Korean Language Test (KLT) held under Employment Permit System (EPS) for jobs in Korea for the year 2018.

Nepal elected deputy member of ILO governing body

June 14, 2017 01:45 AM

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal has been elected in the governing body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), 50 years after it became member of the United Nations (UN) body.

Process of rescuing trouble-ridden Nepali workers in Gulf countries and Malaysia begins

April 16, 2017 11:27 AM

KATHMANDU, April 16: Foreign Employment Promotion Board(FEPB) has started rescuing Nepali migrant workers who are serving jail terms in different Gulf countries and Malaysia with the help of law experts. The FEPB has already allocated Rs 6.3 m for facilitating the rescue process.

Nepali women ahead of men in committing suicide abroad

January 24, 2017 01:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the number of women opting for job abroad is far less as compared to men, they are simply ahead of their male counterparts while it comes to committing suicide. According to a recent report published by International Labor Organization, 24 percent of Nepali women migrant workers committed suicide in 2014/15 whereas the percentage for the male workers stands at 17.

Formation of labor bank in limbo

January 7, 2017 00:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Formation of Labor Bank, which is said to utilize remittances sent by migrant workers, is becoming uncertain due to government's apathy.