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Take stern action

The parliamentary International Relations and Labour Committee has done the right thing by instructing the Department of Foreign Employment to stop manpower agencies from sending security guards to foreign destinations for one month.  

The Hollow Sarkar

The grievance-hearing mechanism was formed within the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM), which means it is under the direct supervision of the Prime Minister who is briefed occasionally about the progress being made on addressing the people’s grievances related to various ministries, departments and offices directly related to the public.

The new fall guy

With the constitution in disarray and a total absence of accountability for things going wrong, political parties, especially the ones in office, seem to be trying to shift the blame on to “outsiders”. The government circular to the chief district officers (CDOs), many think, is a forerunner of more stern action coming the way of the voluntary sector.

With the constitution in disarray and a total absence of accountability for things going wrong, political parties, especially the ones in office, seem to be trying to shift the blame on to “outsiders”. The government circular to the chief district officers (CDOs), many think, is a forerunner of more stern action coming the way of the voluntary sector.

Rising From the Ruins: An Opera Brings Healing to Nepal

At the time, plans were already underway for an original music-drama, The Macbeth Massacre, which would combine the talents of acclaimed international opera singers Roy Stevens and Annalisa Winberg with One World Theatre, a social justice-oriented English-language theatre company I founded in Kathmandu in 2011. Since then I’ve brought such plays as In the Red and Brown Water and The Laramie Project to Nepal, in collaboration with a core group of Nepali artists.

At the time, plans were already underway for an original music-drama, The Macbeth Massacre, which would combine the talents of acclaimed international opera singers Roy Stevens and Annalisa Winberg with One World Theatre, a social justice-oriented English-language theatre company I founded in Kathmandu in 2011. Since then I’ve brought such plays as In the Red and Brown Water and The Laramie Project to Nepal, in collaboration with a core group of Nepali artists.
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