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  • Transparency International is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Hodess as Interim Internal Managing Director of the International Secretariat, based in Berlin, Germany. Robin Hodess joined Transparency International in 2000 to establish the Global Corruption Report. She was made Policy and Research Director in 2004, and in January 2010 became Group Director for Research […]

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  • Claiming that the results of the exams conducted for the post of assistant lecturer at Tribhuvan University (TU) last November were published violating merit, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday seized the answer sheets of the exams. CIAA Spokesperson Jib Raj Koirala said that the constitutional anti-corruption body raided […]

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  • Most public bodies should be flayed for poor services they are providing. After all, the general public deserve a better deal as the civil servants are paid salaries from the taxpayers. The public bodies are supposed to serve the citizens in a manner which is simple, easy and effective as well. But this is not […]

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  • Private medical colleges have been accused of charging students on government scholarships fees under unreasonable heads. Some students studying on government scholarship at private medical colleges affiliated to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) under Tribhuvan University (TU) and at Kathmandu University have filed complaints at the Ministry of Education (MoE) that the medical colleges have […]

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  • Last month, a bus cartel in Bhaktapur sent a letter to the Route Permit Division of the Transport Management Office. Dated 16 January 2016, it ordered the government agency responsible for regulating public transport to not allow City Yatayat to operate on the Bhaktapur route with its spacious new buses. The letter from the Madhyapur […]

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  • Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday asked the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to respect the standing of the individuals concerned while investigating corruption charges. Referring to the CIAA’s announcement, when he was visiting India in September, that it was going to investigate him and other senior leaders of his party […]

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  • Parliamentarians representing Panchthar district are learnt to have divided the development budget received under Electoral Constituency Development Programme in an unsystematic way. As per the government provision, each constituency is entitled to Rs 30 million for development work. Sources at the District Development Committee, Panchthar said parliamentarians had divided the budget among themselves to spend on […]

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  • The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority received a total of 24,691 complaints, out of which 9,565 complaints were carried forward from the previous fiscal, whereas 15,116 new complaints were registered in the fiscal 2016/17. The fiscal 2016/17 saw a decrease of 6,522 complaints in comparison to complaints registered in the previous fiscal. […]

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  • On January 8, the Supreme Court quashed the recommendation of the Constitutional Council (CC) and subsequent act of the President to appoint Lok Man Singh Karki to the powerful post of Chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) made some four years before. The full bench also overturned the two-year-old ‘flawed’ […]

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  • The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is seeking a strong political commitment for expanding its jurisdiction as the anti-graft body looks to amend the Corruption Prevention Act-2002 in line with the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The CIAA’s jurisdiction was curtailed in the new constitution. With the Legislature-Parliament already endorsing the United […]

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