Kumar Shrestha

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Kumar Shrestha said : “There's a shortage of health workers in remote areas, as the federal government has delayed filling up vacant posts in the last three years,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 26, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We have allocated the number of teams for finals as per the existence of futsal clubs in the provinces," External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 8, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Even days after the verification process resumed, workers’ demand documents have not been attested so far,” “There are still issues with the overall process” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “Our workers also need jobs in labour destination countries such as Saudi Arabia,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “If some companies are problematic, they should be investigated. But bureaucratic hassles in the demand attestation process should be minimised,” “More than 90 percent of demand applications from Saudi employers used to get approved in the past. But the number has come down to 20 in the past few years” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We visited the foreign employment department and met the director-general several times to express our concerns,” “But our concerns were not addressed” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Four or five demands can be addressed immediately. We are hoping that a consensus will be reached as soon as there is a meeting at the department on Sunday,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “When workers file complaints against recruiting agencies, the department deducts money from the guarantee agencies deposit with the government even without informing them. The department should give them the opportunity to defend themselves,” “Such activities should stop, and action should be taken only if the agency concerned doesn’t respond to notices from the department” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Five protesters and as many security personnel were injured,” “But all those injured protesters have returned home after receiving treatment at TU Teaching Hospital” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “That’s when the situation turned tense and clashes broke out,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Security personnel tried to take the situation under control and more police personnel were deployed in the area,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Security personnel are still trying to take the situation under control and more police personnel have been deployed in the area,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha asked ( about Party Nepal ) : “How can we buy the PM’s argument that his government was formed under Article 76 (1)? Why did the Samajbadi Party-Nepal leave the coalition government and withdraw its support to Oli,” “There are multiple articles of the constitution that need to be analysed, apart from comparing the constitution of 1990 with the current constitution” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We faced a hard time for several months due to the pandemic. Recruiting agencies had started receiving demands for workers from these countries after they had slowly opened up,” “Agencies had started the hiring process of workers who could not go abroad for many months. However, if the new ban persists, things will get worse for workers who have not recovered well from months of slowdown” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Recruiting agencies have already been dealing with high guarantee amount, bank loans, staffs expenses and office operation expenses,” “It costs around Rs27,000 to get demand for one worker. The ceiling of Rs10,000 fixed by the government under the free visa and free ticket scheme is not even enough for office expenses” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “When the government signed labour agreements like the one with Malaysia , agencies were not consulted. It was signed and imposed on agencies for cheap popularity. Demand for Nepali workers in Malaysia has dropped since the labour deal, ” “The government can not implement it by bypassing recruiting agencies. Even the government has not followed the principle as workers going to South Korea and Israel under the new deal will be paying for their jobs” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “A rape victim’s identity should be protected in all circumstances and if police personnel are sent to a rape victim’s house to notify her of court proceedings, that could ruin her family life because in our society a rape victim is not accepted even by family members,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Designating one room as in-camera court would not serve the purpose if a crime victim has to use the same entrance and exit on the premises of the court. Crime victims do not want to see the face of their perpetrators, but current provisions do not ensure these things. Only new rules can address these issues,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “NAFEA has already demanded clarification from the three agencies for their involvement in unethical activities,” “NAFEA will scrap the general membership of these agencies as well” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “At that time we met QVC chair Hem Gurung and the Qatar Ambassador to Nepal and had been assured by both that that there is no syndicate. We had also raised the issue of hiring for the Qatar Police through a more transparent and competitive process which was received positively,” External link

nepalitimes Monday, November 30, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Cases of exploitation and forced labour are rare. Romania is 99 percent safer than the Gulf and other destinations,” “Those exploited have fallen into the trap of sub-agents, educational consultancies and human traffickers. If they go via registered recruiting agencies, then such agencies will be accountable for their safety and protection” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Airfare is expensive. There are no direct flights. A one-way ticket might cost between Rs100,000-Rs150,000. Then it takes around Rs50,000 to send the candidate to India for the visa interview,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “During a recent meeting with the Nepali ambassador to Qatar and the labour counsellor there, we have been told that attestation of workers demand would begin from Sunday,” “The decision comes as a respite for recruiting agencies that have for many months been waiting for the process to resume so that they can start sending workers abroad” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The ambassador told us that his government does not support any kind of syndicates while hiring workers. We were informed that the Qatar government was willing to hire Nepali security guards,” “Through a letter written to the Qatar embassy in Kathmandu, we have offered our support in helping the Qatari government select the finest Nepali recruiting agencies which can supply Nepali security guards” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “What is even more surprising is that the Cabinet opened labour migration, but Nepali missions abroad have not abided by the decision and are still not verifying labour demand documents. We have been reaching out to all concerned authorities for the resumption of the service,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The Cabinet decision of August 30 said that the government had fully opened the labour migration sector. Following the decision, the Department of Foreign Employment also started issuing pre-approvals and final labour permits,” “However, Nepali missions have not started verification of the demand letters. Not a single demand has been approved in this period” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have been expressing our concerns to the Foreign Employment Department and Labour Ministry, as it is the line agency for labour migration matters,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Local units must be kept abreast of the situation of development projects and development activities taking place at the local level,” “If this is done, the projects can be completed on time. The people’s representatives can mediate between the locals and the contractor companies and reach a solution to problems that arise during construction” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are not celebrating the festivals this year because of the virus and we have no extra money to spend, but if we are alive and healthy there will be festivals next year and year after that and we have a grand celebration,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “I was unemployed for six months. I was getting 300 dirham (Rs9,600) per month for food. It is not enough for an expensive city like Dubai but I do not have any other choice,” External link

nepalitimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are hopeful that Nepali workers will also be able to go to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain as employers there have shown interest in hiring workers,” “Workers who had been issued their permits before the government halted issuing the document can leave the country. But it depends on the validity of their visa and job contract” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “A number of studies are being conducted jointly for the projects,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “All these developments indicate that there is a new syndicate in the making with the government’s backing,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have also been critical of the government when it wants to send workers. What is the need for recruiting agencies then?” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As many as 183 persons including the virus infected persons and suspected cases had been admitted to the hospital. Of them, 80 COVID-19 infected persons recovered and were discharged,” “We had the highest number of admission of COVID-19 cases on June 13, at 35, and from Tuesday we don’t have any such patients. As the local levels have setup their own isolation centres, asymptomatic cases are either staying in those isolation centres or in home-quarantine,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Recruiting agencies have invested millions of rupees in this business. We were first hit by the government decision to stop sending workers to Malaysia for 17 months. Nearly 70 percent of agencies rely on Malaysia for their business,” “When Malaysia was finally open for Nepali migrant workers, the pandemic started and the government enforced the lockdown. If agencies are not allowed to renew their operating licence for failing to send a certain number of workers, then it would mean injustice to such agencies” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The steep terrain of Sarki Gaun has made it difficult for us to look for the missing,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The steep terrain of Sarki Gun has made it difficult to search for the missing ones,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Rs 2.63 million has been spent so far on purchase of RDT kits. Per unit cost of RDT kit is Rs 950,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 3, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “We have got a strict direction from the Home Ministry not to let any public vehicles on the road. If they are found on the streets of Kathmandu Valley, we will take action against them,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are strictly enforcing the ministry’s rules. But we won’t obstruct two-wheelers that need to go to the hospital,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “Labour migration to Malaysia was suspended for 17 months. It had been just a few months since the suspension was lifted when the pandemic happened, shutting down everything,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The provision is due to be amended. The Department of Foreign Employment should consider the extraordinary condition that has arisen because of the pandemic and make it easier for recruiting agencies,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Demands for food are rising from districts that are most vulnerable to food shortage,” “The District Food Management Committee has asked us to manage stock to last until September-October. But our store is fast emptying. The stock would not even suffice to provide for the hilly districts that face the food crisis” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Going by the numbers, there are signs that the foodstuff won’t be sufficient for the nine districts in the province,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There is no guarantee of when the business will bounce back. All these agencies have managed the deposit amount from somewhere else. They have bank interests to pay and other expenses to bear even though the business is close,” “The government can at least return the cash deposit so that they can pay interests or start some other business jointly or individually. That’s a huge amount and should not stay unused” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The money can either be invested in productive sectors, for instance, agriculture, which can further create more jobs, or the money can be given to existing entrepreneurs to jointly or individually start other businesses,” “The government can also tell us where to invest the money. A new business can be started under the public-private-partnership model. Investing the money for a labour bank, which supports workers and entrepreneurs, can also be an option” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "If the drivers are found to be violating traffic rules, we counsel the drivers about the risks and precautionary measures they can adopt to save themselves from meeting accidents," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We did not violate Yadav’s human rights. If his rights were violated, it was not because of us but because of Baburam Bhattarai and Ang Kaji Sherpa who came to Marriot Hotel and took him with them,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have around 50 workers and 45 of them are women, and we have given all the women leave from Friday,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “We have also asked all public vehicle operators to disinfect the buses and take preventive measures,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “However, no one should take it for immunity to drink driving. We appeal to all the motorists to refrain from driving under the influence and save themselves from road accidents,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We also aim to educate drivers about the importance of following lane discipline,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “This will also help us make our plans and programmes to minimise traffic rule violations, which is one of the main causes of accidents,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have provided surgical masks, gloves and sunglasses to our officers,” “We have even instructed our officers not to carry out drink driving tests as it could be dangerous for them” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Land plots at the office are being bought and sold based on assumption and estimation since the records are not available,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have trained our officers to prioritise emergency service vehicles such as ambulances as they need to reach their destinations quickly,” “Even if the road is blocked, we allow ambulances to use the opposite lane” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The patient is being monitored. The people in close contact with him since he came to Nepal are also being identified and tested,” External link

wqad Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We know volleyball has reached to a new height and we are eager to support the sport,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Though we have allocated limited budget to the education unit of the municipality, we have invested millions for the development of school infrastructure and education reform programmes,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 22, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Sixteen people were provided citizenship certificates by producing fake documents in collusion with the ward chairmen, employees at the district administration office and some locals, who presented themselves as the fathers of the recipients of the citizenship,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The provincial government gave us additional responsibilities but did not make provisions for human resource. Driving licence renewal is done online but we don’t even have a computer operator,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We extend our gratitude to all those helping hands that supported us in the project,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, September 8, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “We have been demanding our money which has not been paid for a year now,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I have submitted all the bills and documents to the government. We worked on a government project site so the government should address our concerns,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “If only the government had paid the amount as decided by the Dispute Adjudication Board last year, our payment would have been cleared already,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We had not settled as a team on the first day of the tournament against India. That was the reason for the heavy defeat," "As our boys found it hard acclimatising themselves with the local condition, they performed well below par against India" External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 30, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "But our boys found their feet in the next three matches winning all those games to secure a path to the final. Bangladesh are strong opponents and we beat them 4-1. We take it as a huge morale booster ahead of our re-match against India in the final. Our objective is to beat India at the own backyard and lift the trophy," External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 30, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : "Each individual brings something of their own to the music, regardless of whether people are aware of the music’s evolution," "However, people need to understand traditional music to grasp a larger audience, as its scaling is different than that of western instruments" External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 9, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have already distributed nutritious food items to more than 10 mothers,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “For a good harvest, tilapia can be farmed along with sahar species which feeds on its fingerlings, or it can be harvested in separate cages for larger and smaller fish with controlled feeding,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, July 10, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “For a good harvest, tilapia can be farmed along with sahar species which feeds on its fingerlings, or it can be harvested in separate cages for larger and smaller fish with controlled feeding,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional relief materials from the provincial and federal government,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 27, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The strong wind that lasted for just one and a half. minutes caused huge damage to the houses. Technicians were deployed in the area to assess damage,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The strong wind that lasted for just one and a half. minutes caused huge damage to the houses. Technicians were deployed in the area to assess damage,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Earlier, we were insecure as there was an issue regarding supply of electricity,” “We are. now hopeful after getting commitment from the SEZ management and electricity authority to provide us with electricity soon” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Earlier, we were insecure as there was an issue regarding supply of electricity,” “We are. now hopeful after getting commitment from the SEZ management and electricity authority to provide us with electricity soon” External link

ekantipur Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “We need wild bees to conserve the biodiversity of wild areas. There are some flowers that can only be pollinated by the Apis cerana ,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “If we continue with commercial beekeeping without any clear plans for indigenous bees, a time will come when the native bees will disappear,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “We need wild bees to conserve the biodiversity of wild areas. There are some flowers that can only be pollinated by the Apis cerana ,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “If we continue with commercial beekeeping without any clear plans for indigenous bees, a time will come when the native bees will disappear,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are working with our legal team to present our case,” “We are staying positive and hoping this will end well” External link

ekantipur Monday, February 25, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The upcoming plan will be formed by keeping in view our targets and vision including the commitments to graduate as a developing country by 2022, achieve the development target, become a mid-income country by 2030 and become a prosperous country by 2043,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There is a shortage of workers in the farm sector. Coffee producers are not even able to harvest the ripened cherry in a timely manner,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 21, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The plan was subsequently abandoned as the Chinese government said that the funding required to build the entire Ring Road exceeded its maximum limit,” “At that time, China had promised to upgrade the rest of the Ring Road under the second phase. Therefore, we are hopeful that China will undertake the remaining section” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 10, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The draw was not enough and now we are almost certainly out of the qualification race,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I think the lack of space needs to be addressed. There is limited space for parking, and it makes it difficult for customers looking to visit the autoshow,” “We would like to offer visitors to the autoshow the option to test drive our vehicles at the event itself” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Our company supports NADA fully as it highlights all facets of the auto industry which ultimately benefits customers,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “If the illegal extraction is not controlled in time, the concrete bridge on Myagde River will also be at risk,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, July 30, 2017 7:39:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “This is posing a big threat to us,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 28, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “These taxes are evaded when foreign shoes are smuggled into the country. This automatically raises the profit margin, enabling traders engaged in smuggling to sell shoes at cheaper rates,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 28, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Demand is growing because offering a rose on V-Day has become a fad. Nowadays, people from all age groups like to present a rose to their loved ones because of the transformation taking place in society,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Valentine’s Week is one of the most important seasons for flower trading, especially rose. Roses sold on this day account for 15 percent of the total annual revenue generated from sales of roses,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I remember those days when we used to export roses to England and Japan during Valentine season,” “Since that time, many have stopped planting roses and other flowers because of labour problems and political instability” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “By refusing to empower the commissions, the government has been obstructing the transitional justice process,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As a number of banks are likely to issue rights and bonus shares in future, investors are rushing to buy shares of these financial institutions at a time when the prices have gone down,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, February 5, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "Government lawyers have been discriminated in the appointment. The appointment process skips proportional system and inclusive provision," External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:24:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We have initiated preparation to open branch in India by end of current fiscal year (mid-July 2017)," "Our plan is to open branch in China in the next fiscal year" External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:16:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The selection is neither based on seniority nor on individual performance,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:45:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Although leaders who fought for democracy all their life hold the executive offices, their governments have not respected the minimum norm of democracy,” “This is also a disgrace to Parliament” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 16, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “It is unfortunate that the Prime Minister’s Office holds the report of national importance, keeping the public in the dark forever,” “The committee will end this culture once and for all” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 16, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “As the appointment of the new chief commissioner should be made as per the new constitution, there is no other option than to appoint one of the commissioners,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There are still differences over some provisions in the amendment bill,” “Besides, political issues overshadowed the task of finalising the draft” External link

ekantipur Monday, December 5, 2016 8:27:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The BCG immunisation service has come to a halt in Kailali and Kanchanpur,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We want clear stance of the prime minister and the chiefs of the major parties whether they want to move the process forward or scrap it altogether,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, November 26, 2016 7:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I will spend some money on my family, especially to repay my children’s education loan but I will also give away some of it to the charity my father is associated with,” External link

ekantipur Monday, November 7, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “This will also give exposure to our budding actors, who have been learning the basics of theatre under our extra-curricular activities,” External link

ekantipur Friday, October 21, 2016 7:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I have pleased to have the man to conduct the course that gave us the first international silverware. Football is a dynamic game. Football have come a long way since 1984. Hopefully all the participants will make the most of the opportunity and implement the it in practice in future,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha argued ( about Kumar Lama ) : “In one case, the court ruled the government did not have enough evidence to convict Lama. In another, the prosecutors withdrew the case without consent of the victim,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As for now, we’re in the last phase of selecting a contractor. Once the selection process gets over in a month, we will begin construction,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “I would be curious to know what plans Kathmandu View Tower has for rainwater harvesting, solar power generation, and waste management. Commercial projects of this nature should no longer be excused for, or allowed to, affect public health for their private benefit,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “It is more restorative than punitive approach,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The forest staff cannot stay in the border point due to the lack of proper infrastructure,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have been presenting an incomplete report since we have not been able to incorporate the issues raised by national rights body,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Parliament rule also stipulates that the NHRC report be discussed and implemented,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The data for the last 14 days show high concentration of dust particles in the air, but the level of concentration did not remain constant. So there is no need to worry,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Mine is a small effort to contribute to the ongoing conservation with whatever experience I have gained while working as part of Nepali Army for two years in Chitwan National Park,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon ... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud,” External link

scmp Wednesday, July 6, 2016 5:06:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:19:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “We had played an important role during 2006 popular movement. We had even defied prohibition imposed by the government. Now since talks are not taking place between the two sides, we must help both the sides to come to the negotiating table,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “All 224 passengers have been evacuated, no injuries, everyone is safe,” External link

tribune Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "All 224 passengers have been evacuated, no injuries, everyone is safe," External link

afp-en Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:31:00 PM EAT



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Kumar Shrestha said : “There's a shortage of health workers in remote areas, as the federal government has delayed filling up vacant posts in the last three years,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 26, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We have allocated the number of teams for finals as per the existence of futsal clubs in the provinces," External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 8, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Even days after the verification process resumed, workers’ demand documents have not been attested so far,” “There are still issues with the overall process” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “Our workers also need jobs in labour destination countries such as Saudi Arabia,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said ( about Saudi ) : “If some companies are problematic, they should be investigated. But bureaucratic hassles in the demand attestation process should be minimised,” “More than 90 percent of demand applications from Saudi employers used to get approved in the past. But the number has come down to 20 in the past few years” External link

kathmandupost Monday, February 1, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We visited the foreign employment department and met the director-general several times to express our concerns,” “But our concerns were not addressed” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Four or five demands can be addressed immediately. We are hoping that a consensus will be reached as soon as there is a meeting at the department on Sunday,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “When workers file complaints against recruiting agencies, the department deducts money from the guarantee agencies deposit with the government even without informing them. The department should give them the opportunity to defend themselves,” “Such activities should stop, and action should be taken only if the agency concerned doesn’t respond to notices from the department” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Five protesters and as many security personnel were injured,” “But all those injured protesters have returned home after receiving treatment at TU Teaching Hospital” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “That’s when the situation turned tense and clashes broke out,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Security personnel tried to take the situation under control and more police personnel were deployed in the area,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Security personnel are still trying to take the situation under control and more police personnel have been deployed in the area,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha asked ( about Party Nepal ) : “How can we buy the PM’s argument that his government was formed under Article 76 (1)? Why did the Samajbadi Party-Nepal leave the coalition government and withdraw its support to Oli,” “There are multiple articles of the constitution that need to be analysed, apart from comparing the constitution of 1990 with the current constitution” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We faced a hard time for several months due to the pandemic. Recruiting agencies had started receiving demands for workers from these countries after they had slowly opened up,” “Agencies had started the hiring process of workers who could not go abroad for many months. However, if the new ban persists, things will get worse for workers who have not recovered well from months of slowdown” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, December 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Recruiting agencies have already been dealing with high guarantee amount, bank loans, staffs expenses and office operation expenses,” “It costs around Rs27,000 to get demand for one worker. The ceiling of Rs10,000 fixed by the government under the free visa and free ticket scheme is not even enough for office expenses” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “When the government signed labour agreements like the one with Malaysia , agencies were not consulted. It was signed and imposed on agencies for cheap popularity. Demand for Nepali workers in Malaysia has dropped since the labour deal, ” “The government can not implement it by bypassing recruiting agencies. Even the government has not followed the principle as workers going to South Korea and Israel under the new deal will be paying for their jobs” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “A rape victim’s identity should be protected in all circumstances and if police personnel are sent to a rape victim’s house to notify her of court proceedings, that could ruin her family life because in our society a rape victim is not accepted even by family members,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Designating one room as in-camera court would not serve the purpose if a crime victim has to use the same entrance and exit on the premises of the court. Crime victims do not want to see the face of their perpetrators, but current provisions do not ensure these things. Only new rules can address these issues,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 13, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “NAFEA has already demanded clarification from the three agencies for their involvement in unethical activities,” “NAFEA will scrap the general membership of these agencies as well” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “At that time we met QVC chair Hem Gurung and the Qatar Ambassador to Nepal and had been assured by both that that there is no syndicate. We had also raised the issue of hiring for the Qatar Police through a more transparent and competitive process which was received positively,” External link

nepalitimes Monday, November 30, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Cases of exploitation and forced labour are rare. Romania is 99 percent safer than the Gulf and other destinations,” “Those exploited have fallen into the trap of sub-agents, educational consultancies and human traffickers. If they go via registered recruiting agencies, then such agencies will be accountable for their safety and protection” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Airfare is expensive. There are no direct flights. A one-way ticket might cost between Rs100,000-Rs150,000. Then it takes around Rs50,000 to send the candidate to India for the visa interview,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 29, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “During a recent meeting with the Nepali ambassador to Qatar and the labour counsellor there, we have been told that attestation of workers demand would begin from Sunday,” “The decision comes as a respite for recruiting agencies that have for many months been waiting for the process to resume so that they can start sending workers abroad” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The ambassador told us that his government does not support any kind of syndicates while hiring workers. We were informed that the Qatar government was willing to hire Nepali security guards,” “Through a letter written to the Qatar embassy in Kathmandu, we have offered our support in helping the Qatari government select the finest Nepali recruiting agencies which can supply Nepali security guards” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “What is even more surprising is that the Cabinet opened labour migration, but Nepali missions abroad have not abided by the decision and are still not verifying labour demand documents. We have been reaching out to all concerned authorities for the resumption of the service,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The Cabinet decision of August 30 said that the government had fully opened the labour migration sector. Following the decision, the Department of Foreign Employment also started issuing pre-approvals and final labour permits,” “However, Nepali missions have not started verification of the demand letters. Not a single demand has been approved in this period” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have been expressing our concerns to the Foreign Employment Department and Labour Ministry, as it is the line agency for labour migration matters,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 6, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Local units must be kept abreast of the situation of development projects and development activities taking place at the local level,” “If this is done, the projects can be completed on time. The people’s representatives can mediate between the locals and the contractor companies and reach a solution to problems that arise during construction” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are not celebrating the festivals this year because of the virus and we have no extra money to spend, but if we are alive and healthy there will be festivals next year and year after that and we have a grand celebration,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “I was unemployed for six months. I was getting 300 dirham (Rs9,600) per month for food. It is not enough for an expensive city like Dubai but I do not have any other choice,” External link

nepalitimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are hopeful that Nepali workers will also be able to go to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain as employers there have shown interest in hiring workers,” “Workers who had been issued their permits before the government halted issuing the document can leave the country. But it depends on the validity of their visa and job contract” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “A number of studies are being conducted jointly for the projects,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “All these developments indicate that there is a new syndicate in the making with the government’s backing,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have also been critical of the government when it wants to send workers. What is the need for recruiting agencies then?” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As many as 183 persons including the virus infected persons and suspected cases had been admitted to the hospital. Of them, 80 COVID-19 infected persons recovered and were discharged,” “We had the highest number of admission of COVID-19 cases on June 13, at 35, and from Tuesday we don’t have any such patients. As the local levels have setup their own isolation centres, asymptomatic cases are either staying in those isolation centres or in home-quarantine,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Recruiting agencies have invested millions of rupees in this business. We were first hit by the government decision to stop sending workers to Malaysia for 17 months. Nearly 70 percent of agencies rely on Malaysia for their business,” “When Malaysia was finally open for Nepali migrant workers, the pandemic started and the government enforced the lockdown. If agencies are not allowed to renew their operating licence for failing to send a certain number of workers, then it would mean injustice to such agencies” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The steep terrain of Sarki Gaun has made it difficult for us to look for the missing,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The steep terrain of Sarki Gun has made it difficult to search for the missing ones,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Rs 2.63 million has been spent so far on purchase of RDT kits. Per unit cost of RDT kit is Rs 950,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, July 3, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “We have got a strict direction from the Home Ministry not to let any public vehicles on the road. If they are found on the streets of Kathmandu Valley, we will take action against them,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are strictly enforcing the ministry’s rules. But we won’t obstruct two-wheelers that need to go to the hospital,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “Labour migration to Malaysia was suspended for 17 months. It had been just a few months since the suspension was lifted when the pandemic happened, shutting down everything,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The provision is due to be amended. The Department of Foreign Employment should consider the extraordinary condition that has arisen because of the pandemic and make it easier for recruiting agencies,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Demands for food are rising from districts that are most vulnerable to food shortage,” “The District Food Management Committee has asked us to manage stock to last until September-October. But our store is fast emptying. The stock would not even suffice to provide for the hilly districts that face the food crisis” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Going by the numbers, there are signs that the foodstuff won’t be sufficient for the nine districts in the province,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There is no guarantee of when the business will bounce back. All these agencies have managed the deposit amount from somewhere else. They have bank interests to pay and other expenses to bear even though the business is close,” “The government can at least return the cash deposit so that they can pay interests or start some other business jointly or individually. That’s a huge amount and should not stay unused” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The money can either be invested in productive sectors, for instance, agriculture, which can further create more jobs, or the money can be given to existing entrepreneurs to jointly or individually start other businesses,” “The government can also tell us where to invest the money. A new business can be started under the public-private-partnership model. Investing the money for a labour bank, which supports workers and entrepreneurs, can also be an option” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "If the drivers are found to be violating traffic rules, we counsel the drivers about the risks and precautionary measures they can adopt to save themselves from meeting accidents," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We did not violate Yadav’s human rights. If his rights were violated, it was not because of us but because of Baburam Bhattarai and Ang Kaji Sherpa who came to Marriot Hotel and took him with them,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have around 50 workers and 45 of them are women, and we have given all the women leave from Friday,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “We have also asked all public vehicle operators to disinfect the buses and take preventive measures,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “However, no one should take it for immunity to drink driving. We appeal to all the motorists to refrain from driving under the influence and save themselves from road accidents,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We also aim to educate drivers about the importance of following lane discipline,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 15, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “This will also help us make our plans and programmes to minimise traffic rule violations, which is one of the main causes of accidents,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, March 9, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have provided surgical masks, gloves and sunglasses to our officers,” “We have even instructed our officers not to carry out drink driving tests as it could be dangerous for them” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Land plots at the office are being bought and sold based on assumption and estimation since the records are not available,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have trained our officers to prioritise emergency service vehicles such as ambulances as they need to reach their destinations quickly,” “Even if the road is blocked, we allow ambulances to use the opposite lane” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The patient is being monitored. The people in close contact with him since he came to Nepal are also being identified and tested,” External link

wqad Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We know volleyball has reached to a new height and we are eager to support the sport,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Though we have allocated limited budget to the education unit of the municipality, we have invested millions for the development of school infrastructure and education reform programmes,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, November 22, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Sixteen people were provided citizenship certificates by producing fake documents in collusion with the ward chairmen, employees at the district administration office and some locals, who presented themselves as the fathers of the recipients of the citizenship,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The provincial government gave us additional responsibilities but did not make provisions for human resource. Driving licence renewal is done online but we don’t even have a computer operator,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:32:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We extend our gratitude to all those helping hands that supported us in the project,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, September 8, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “We have been demanding our money which has not been paid for a year now,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I have submitted all the bills and documents to the government. We worked on a government project site so the government should address our concerns,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “If only the government had paid the amount as decided by the Dispute Adjudication Board last year, our payment would have been cleared already,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We had not settled as a team on the first day of the tournament against India. That was the reason for the heavy defeat," "As our boys found it hard acclimatising themselves with the local condition, they performed well below par against India" External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 30, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "But our boys found their feet in the next three matches winning all those games to secure a path to the final. Bangladesh are strong opponents and we beat them 4-1. We take it as a huge morale booster ahead of our re-match against India in the final. Our objective is to beat India at the own backyard and lift the trophy," External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 30, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : "Each individual brings something of their own to the music, regardless of whether people are aware of the music’s evolution," "However, people need to understand traditional music to grasp a larger audience, as its scaling is different than that of western instruments" External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 9, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have already distributed nutritious food items to more than 10 mothers,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “For a good harvest, tilapia can be farmed along with sahar species which feeds on its fingerlings, or it can be harvested in separate cages for larger and smaller fish with controlled feeding,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, July 10, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “For a good harvest, tilapia can be farmed along with sahar species which feeds on its fingerlings, or it can be harvested in separate cages for larger and smaller fish with controlled feeding,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have asked for additional relief materials from the provincial and federal government,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 27, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The strong wind that lasted for just one and a half. minutes caused huge damage to the houses. Technicians were deployed in the area to assess damage,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The strong wind that lasted for just one and a half. minutes caused huge damage to the houses. Technicians were deployed in the area to assess damage,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Earlier, we were insecure as there was an issue regarding supply of electricity,” “We are. now hopeful after getting commitment from the SEZ management and electricity authority to provide us with electricity soon” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Earlier, we were insecure as there was an issue regarding supply of electricity,” “We are. now hopeful after getting commitment from the SEZ management and electricity authority to provide us with electricity soon” External link

ekantipur Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “We need wild bees to conserve the biodiversity of wild areas. There are some flowers that can only be pollinated by the Apis cerana ,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “If we continue with commercial beekeeping without any clear plans for indigenous bees, a time will come when the native bees will disappear,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “We need wild bees to conserve the biodiversity of wild areas. There are some flowers that can only be pollinated by the Apis cerana ,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “If we continue with commercial beekeeping without any clear plans for indigenous bees, a time will come when the native bees will disappear,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, March 30, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We are working with our legal team to present our case,” “We are staying positive and hoping this will end well” External link

ekantipur Monday, February 25, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The upcoming plan will be formed by keeping in view our targets and vision including the commitments to graduate as a developing country by 2022, achieve the development target, become a mid-income country by 2030 and become a prosperous country by 2043,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:21:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There is a shortage of workers in the farm sector. Coffee producers are not even able to harvest the ripened cherry in a timely manner,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, January 21, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The plan was subsequently abandoned as the Chinese government said that the funding required to build the entire Ring Road exceeded its maximum limit,” “At that time, China had promised to upgrade the rest of the Ring Road under the second phase. Therefore, we are hopeful that China will undertake the remaining section” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 10, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The draw was not enough and now we are almost certainly out of the qualification race,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I think the lack of space needs to be addressed. There is limited space for parking, and it makes it difficult for customers looking to visit the autoshow,” “We would like to offer visitors to the autoshow the option to test drive our vehicles at the event itself” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Our company supports NADA fully as it highlights all facets of the auto industry which ultimately benefits customers,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “If the illegal extraction is not controlled in time, the concrete bridge on Myagde River will also be at risk,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, July 30, 2017 7:39:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “This is posing a big threat to us,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 28, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “These taxes are evaded when foreign shoes are smuggled into the country. This automatically raises the profit margin, enabling traders engaged in smuggling to sell shoes at cheaper rates,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 28, 2017 6:27:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Demand is growing because offering a rose on V-Day has become a fad. Nowadays, people from all age groups like to present a rose to their loved ones because of the transformation taking place in society,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Valentine’s Week is one of the most important seasons for flower trading, especially rose. Roses sold on this day account for 15 percent of the total annual revenue generated from sales of roses,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I remember those days when we used to export roses to England and Japan during Valentine season,” “Since that time, many have stopped planting roses and other flowers because of labour problems and political instability” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “By refusing to empower the commissions, the government has been obstructing the transitional justice process,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As a number of banks are likely to issue rights and bonus shares in future, investors are rushing to buy shares of these financial institutions at a time when the prices have gone down,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, February 5, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "Government lawyers have been discriminated in the appointment. The appointment process skips proportional system and inclusive provision," External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:24:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : "We have initiated preparation to open branch in India by end of current fiscal year (mid-July 2017)," "Our plan is to open branch in China in the next fiscal year" External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:16:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The selection is neither based on seniority nor on individual performance,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:45:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Although leaders who fought for democracy all their life hold the executive offices, their governments have not respected the minimum norm of democracy,” “This is also a disgrace to Parliament” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 16, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “It is unfortunate that the Prime Minister’s Office holds the report of national importance, keeping the public in the dark forever,” “The committee will end this culture once and for all” External link

ekantipur Monday, January 16, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “As the appointment of the new chief commissioner should be made as per the new constitution, there is no other option than to appoint one of the commissioners,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “There are still differences over some provisions in the amendment bill,” “Besides, political issues overshadowed the task of finalising the draft” External link

ekantipur Monday, December 5, 2016 8:27:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The BCG immunisation service has come to a halt in Kailali and Kanchanpur,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We want clear stance of the prime minister and the chiefs of the major parties whether they want to move the process forward or scrap it altogether,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, November 26, 2016 7:43:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I will spend some money on my family, especially to repay my children’s education loan but I will also give away some of it to the charity my father is associated with,” External link

ekantipur Monday, November 7, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “This will also give exposure to our budding actors, who have been learning the basics of theatre under our extra-curricular activities,” External link

ekantipur Friday, October 21, 2016 7:40:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “I have pleased to have the man to conduct the course that gave us the first international silverware. Football is a dynamic game. Football have come a long way since 1984. Hopefully all the participants will make the most of the opportunity and implement the it in practice in future,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha argued ( about Kumar Lama ) : “In one case, the court ruled the government did not have enough evidence to convict Lama. In another, the prosecutors withdrew the case without consent of the victim,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “As for now, we’re in the last phase of selecting a contractor. Once the selection process gets over in a month, we will begin construction,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha says : “I would be curious to know what plans Kathmandu View Tower has for rainwater harvesting, solar power generation, and waste management. Commercial projects of this nature should no longer be excused for, or allowed to, affect public health for their private benefit,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “It is more restorative than punitive approach,” External link

ekantipur Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:33:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The forest staff cannot stay in the border point due to the lack of proper infrastructure,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “We have been presenting an incomplete report since we have not been able to incorporate the issues raised by national rights body,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Parliament rule also stipulates that the NHRC report be discussed and implemented,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The data for the last 14 days show high concentration of dust particles in the air, but the level of concentration did not remain constant. So there is no need to worry,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “Mine is a small effort to contribute to the ongoing conservation with whatever experience I have gained while working as part of Nepali Army for two years in Chitwan National Park,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, August 3, 2016 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha said : “The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon ... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud,” External link

scmp Wednesday, July 6, 2016 5:06:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "The investigation is underway and the investigating committee is likely to unveil its report soon... and recommend punishment to those involved in the fraud," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 6, 2016 12:19:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha added : “We had played an important role during 2006 popular movement. We had even defied prohibition imposed by the government. Now since talks are not taking place between the two sides, we must help both the sides to come to the negotiating table,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:02:00 AM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : “All 224 passengers have been evacuated, no injuries, everyone is safe,” External link

tribune Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7:53:00 PM EAT

Kumar Shrestha told : "All 224 passengers have been evacuated, no injuries, everyone is safe," External link

afp-en Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:31:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
Names Lang Count
Kumar ShresthaEN38.78%
Kumar ShresthaPT20.51%
Kumar ShresthaFR20.19%
Kumar ShresthaES20.19%
Kumar ShresthaSA0.32%


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