Stories By 'Binod Ghimire'
A government-formed panel of experts has recommended halting affiliations to private and community colleges until federal and provincial university Acts are in place.The panel led by Dev Raj Adhikari, member-secretary at the University Grants Commission, a government entity overseeing university education, has recommended formulation of laws on time for demarcating the jurisdictions of provincial and federal governments on university education.
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The Supreme Court (SC) has postponed the hearing on the case filed by private colleges to continue their affiliation from the Agriculture and Forestry University. This move legally stops the admission process in current academic session. The private colleges had moved to the apex court demanding to scrap the Cabinet’s decision to stop their affiliation from the university.
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Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa leaves for India on Friday to receive the honorary chief title of the Indian Army.
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Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been struggling for years demanding justice for her slain son Krishna Prasad, met with UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Juliand on Wednesday, as a beginning of her initiative to appeal the international community for justice.
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Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Wednesday issued a ruling to the government to respond to lawmakers queries on issues of public importance following the opposition’s demonstration in Parliament.
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The High Level Education Commission in its final report has extended the duration for private schools to convert into “trust from company” to 10 years from seven years as proposed in its preliminary report earlier.
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Just as the extended mandate of two transitional justice bodies is set to expire in a month, there seems to be little progress in achieving consensus among parties on various issues, which could delay the process of finalising amendment to the Transitional Justice Act, a lack of which would stall the entire transitional justice process.
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