At a time when the ruling party and the main opposition are at loggerheads over the National Medical Education Bill, a sitting minister in the KP Oli administration on Wednesday said that the government should abide by the agreement it had reached with Dr Govinda KC on July 26.
In May last year, the government introduced the “Guidelines on Bringing Austerity and Effectiveness in Public Expenditure”, and one of its provisions called for scrapping most of the incentives under various titles the civil servants were enjoying.
The Judicial Service Commission has elevated secretary of the Judicial Council Nripadhwoj Niroula to the chief registrar of the Supreme Court. A commission meeting held on Tuesday evening under Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana also decided to appoint Devendra Raj Dhakal as secretary of the Judicial Council.
The roadway alongside the Sleshmantak jungle—between Tilganga to Tamarganga—which falls under a Unesco world heritage site is currently functioning illegally, despite the Supreme Court’s order to stop access to the road.
The Central Investigation Bureau, on Saturday, arrested a British citizen identified as Iain Robert Cole, 50, (passport number 511123659) on the charge of sexually exploiting under-age male children from Kathmandu.
Dr Govinda KC, who is receiving treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, has been moved to general ward from Intensive Care Unit on Sunday. Dr KC was shifted to cabin as per his own request, it is learnt.