Stories By 'Binod Ghimire'
The ongoing tussle between the federal and local governments has further intensified after the former decided to recruit teachers to fill vacant positions at the public schools on its own, ignoring repeated calls from the latter to get that authority.
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Four years after the devastating earthquake, the government is yet to ensure necessary budget, which amounts to billions of rupees, for the reconstruction of school buildings, which could mean thousands of students will have to study in makeshift structures for a few more years.
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Some two weeks after the government decided to endorse an amendment bill to revise the existing act of the National Human Rights Commission, an act that undermines the institution’s authority, a squad of the Nepal Police tried to forcibly enter its regional office in Nepalgunj.
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The government’s annual school enrolment campaign is more of a ritual and it lacks substance as, despite claims, the drive fails to bring all out-of-school children to the education system, experts and stakeholders say.
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The National Human Rights Commission has objected to a bill to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act-2012, saying the government is trying to undermine the rights body’s authority by forcing it to recommend the cases it has investigated to the attorney general.
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The representatives of the Municipal Association of Nepal, an umbrella body of the municipalities, say the federal government continues to treat local governments as its subordinate bodies.
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