Govt will gradually address every problem prevailing in labour industry

Nepali workers are compelled to face various problems related to payment, safety and security in both domestic labour market and foreign employment sector. In a bid to safeguard the rights of Nepali workers in the country and in foreign destinations, the government has initiated a few reformative measures in recent times, including preparations to sign
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Kathmandu, July 31 The government and brick kiln entrepreneurs have agreed to end the use of child labour in the brick industry. Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista and Mahendra Bahadur Chitrakar, president of the Federation of Nepal Brick Industries (FNBI), signed an agreement to that effect today. “After holding a series of
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Kathmandu, July 30 The first-ever long-range aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation – Airbus A330-200 wide-body plane that has been christened ‘Annapurna’ with call sign 9N ALY – has finally got the air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). The national flag carrier had earlier set a target to start operating the
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Kathmandu, July 30 Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) – the central regulatory and monetary authority – has provided additional time for commercial banks to publish their unaudited financial statements from the fourth quarter of the previous fiscal 2017-18 to the end of ongoing fiscal 2018-19. Amending the provision, under which banks and financial institutions have to
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The state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has retracted from its earlier plan to promote the construction of high-tech fuel stations, popularly known as ‘model petrol pumps’ across the country. Though NOC had introduced the concept of such high-tech fuel stations through the Distribution Bylaw of Petroleum Products a year back and has already issued licences
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Stockbrokers will also be allowed to extend margin lending soon as Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has endorsed the ‘Guidelines on margin lending facility from stockbrokers’ prepared by Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse). NRB has approved the guidelines on condition that the brokerage firms take its approval first. Nepse had sought NRB’s approval to start margin lending
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After a gap of almost one-and-a-half months, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has started accepting applications for driving licences across the country from today. Tulsi Ram Aryal, spokesperson for DoTM, informed that it has started accepting online applications for vehicle trial across the country, except from Province 2, from today. According to him, vehicle
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The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has proposed an increment in paid-up capital of airline companies from existing lump-sum capital requirement of Rs 500 million for class ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ category airlines to Rs one billion, Rs 750 million, and Rs 500 million, respectively. ‘The procedure for establishment of airlines for
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Kathmandu, July  29 The government-owned fuel monopoly Nepal Oil Corporation says it wants to run its own ‘smart’ fuel stations in all seven provinces of the country. The Corporation has planned to operate such petrol pump of Kathmandu Valley round the clock. The Corporation argues that a petrol pump operating 24 hours is essential in
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Kathmandu, July 28 The price of precious metals was relatively stable in the trading week between July 22 and 27. According to the price list of the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), gold was traded at Rs 56,800 per tola when the market opened on Sunday and its price remained unchanged the next
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