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Public transporters 'must register as private companies by Dec 16'

Kathmandu, Dec. 11 -- The authorities have said they will take punitive action against public transport operators that do not register as private companies before the deadline ends on Sunday. The Dep... Read More


Nepal seeks clarity before Qatar opens its service centre here

Kathmandu, Dec. 10 -- Nepal has sought more details on the Qatari proposal for opening a service centre in Kathmandu for catering to Doha-bound Nepali workers. The gas-rich nation has expressed inter... Read More


Malaysia job: Deal fails to resume worker flow

Kathmandu, Dec. 9 -- Even as pressure builds on the government to resume movement of Nepalis to work in Malaysia without further delay, officials say it will take more time as both the countries are w... Read More


Nearly 200 private firms register for Social Security Schemes

Kathmandu, Dec. 8 -- The formal private sector has responded positively to the recently launched Social Security Schemes, a landmark initiative that addresses the concerns of employees outside the gov... Read More


Cost-shared water projects cascade success in towns

Kathmandu, Dec. 7 -- The cost-shared and community-managed water supply projects in small towns across the country have been successful in providing improved quality and quantity of water to household... Read More


Malaysia 'to hire foreign workers via new system'

Kathmandu, Dec. 6 -- The Malaysian Home Ministry will take the lead to come up with a new system of hiring migrant workers in a move aimed at managing its foreign labour force, according to the Malays... Read More


Labour offices to provide work permit from all provinces

Kathmandu, Nov. 29 -- With an aim to provide services to aspirant migrant workers at provincial level, the government has started extending services of labour offices outside the Kathmandu Valley. Th... Read More


Social Security Scheme launched

Kathmandu, Nov. 28 -- Nearly 3.5 million formal private sector workers will be covered by the contribution-based Social Security Scheme, the government's move towards protecting workers nationwide and... Read More


Sarus Crane has a special status in Lumbini and Buddhism

Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- Lord Buddha's bird under threat in his birthplace Officials plan to declare Sarus Crane as 'Bird of Lumbini' Endangered Sarus Crane, also known as Lord Buddha's bird, has been ... Read More


Lord Buddha's bird under threat in his birthplace

Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- Endangered Sarus Crane, also known as Lord Buddha's bird, has been facing further threat in areas around Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Fragmentation of their habitat, ... Read More