Nirmala and mother’s DNA match

The blood sample collected from Durga Devi Panta, mother of 13 years old murdered teenager Nirmala Panta, to cross verify her DNA with her murdered daughter, has matched with the DNA sample... Read more »

151 days since justice has been delayed

Sunday, the 23rd of December marked 150 days since the death after rape of a 13 year old girl in Kanchanpur District, Nepal. The 150 days have been a witness to a... Read more »
Venue of sit-in protest in Kanchanpur

Nirmala Panta’s parents sit-in protest redraws attention to case

Frustrated with the inability of the authorities’ to provide their daughter justice, the parents of Nirmala Panta initiated a 24 hour sit-in protest in front of the District Administration Office, Kanchanpur from... Read more »

Parents of Nirmala begin ‘sit-in’ protest until justice delivered

Parents of Nirmala Panta, Yagya Raj Panta (father) and Durga Devi (mother) after having appealed for justice for their daughter to a police constable of the police department, to the Prime Minister... Read more »

Nirmala Panta Investigation report raises more questions than provide answers

The government yesterday made public the ‘investigation report’ submitted by the high level probe committee. All fingers, as said earlier, point to the inefficiency and carelessness by the district police handling the... Read more »

NC’s Student Wing shut down Kanchanpur, demand Nirmala’s culprit be arrested

Protesting against the inability of the government to arrest the culprit behind the murder and rape of 13 year old Nirmala Panta from Kanchanpur, members of Kanchanpur’s Nepal Student Union have shut... Read more »

Kanchanpur investigation in final stage: Home Minister

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ said, the Kanchanpur investigation has reached its final phase. Thapa stressed that government is seriously taking the case of Nirmala Panta while addressing the National Assembly... Read more »

Nirmala Panta rape case: Resigned probe members ‘rejoins’

Birendra KC, a member of the government panelĀ  investigating the rape and murder of a teenage girl has agreed to return to the panel two days after resigning. KC, under secretary at... Read more »

Schools provides sanitary pads to girls student in Krishnapur

Thirty-four community schools and twenty-seven private schools in Krishnapur Municipality, Kanchanpur, have started providing sanitary pads to adoloscent girls. The municipality has allocated Rs 100,000 to initiate the project. The decision by... Read more »

Nirmala Panta Rape Case: Home ministry probe committee member quits

A member of the high level investigation committee formed by the Home Ministry toprobe the rape and subsequent murder of 13-year-old NirmalaPanta of Kanchanpur resigned on Monday. Committee member and under-secretary at... Read more »