Cry for transparency

KATHMANDU: Health Professionals’ Organisation of Nepal has demanded transparency while transferring employees and an end to discrimination based on ideology. Threatening protests, HEPON has demanded proportional representation as provisioned by the ordinance. THT Online

Joint mechanism

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel said a joint mechanism had been set up to make the government works effective and to draft the constitution on time. Talking to reporters at a reception here on Friday, he said the commitments made by the PM in parliament should be fulfilled. There is no alternative to consensus and co-work, said Pokharel, adding that the Maoists should abandon extremism. He said CPN-UML had started working for unity among leftist parties to set the country on a right pace. — RSS

Results published

KATHMANDU: Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering, has published the result of regular examinations of fourth year, second part of Bachelor's Level Civil Engineering (Eastern and Western campuses only) held last January-February. — RSS

Kiranti for federalism

LALITPUR: Minister for Culture and State Restructuring Gopal Kirati said political parties protesting federalism should be banned. At a one-day interaction on "Federal Autonomy: Essentiality of Republic Nepal" organised by the Ministry of Culture and State Restructuring, he said some parties were trying to ambush republic and to take the country back to 2017BS. "The main problem at present is class, caste and gender. Thus, the federal states should be carved out keeping in mind the marginalised and downtrodden classes." CA member Suresh Ale Magar presented a paper, which stated that federal autonomy is indispensable and said caste, language and culture should be the basis of federalism, not religion. — RSS