US Congressmen urges govt to “fully protect human rights of Tibetans in Nepal”

US Congressmen James P McGovern and Christopher H. Smith, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released a letter to the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, urging the Nepalese... Read more »

Occupy Tudikhel

Occupy Tudikhel is an apolitical campaign pushed forward by the concerned general public of Kathmandu valley in a bid to reclaim encroached public land. Kathmandu locals have long been calling on the... Read more »
L-R: Accuser/Victim Ms. Shahi, an employee of the Federal Parliament of Nepal, Mr. Mahara, ex-Speaker of the HoR, Mr. Shiwakoti, founder/editor of Hamra Kura

The Mahara Story: Accuser ‘retracts’ statement, journalist feels ‘threatened’, police to continue ‘investigation’

On Monday, a report by, an online news portal based in Kathmandu broke a story which took the nation by a storm – the report alleged that then House Speaker Krishna... Read more »

Yes, Rajendra Mahato’s citizenship was stripped. No, Not the one you are thinking about

State media yesterday pulled out a list of eight people whose Nepali citizenship status was revoked. Their names were, Rajendra Mahato, Ashok Shah, Binde Mahato, Danadevi Mahato, Sushil Mahato, Rajeshwor Mahato, Rajeshwor... Read more »

A report to ease tensions between Biplav and govt endorsed

A report prepared by a Parliamentary Political Dialogue committee as a resolution to Chanda-led Biplav party’s ongoing vandalism, general strikes across the nation for few years has been passed by the government.... Read more »

Sajha Yatayat to get 300 electric buses

Nepal government has transferred Rs 3 billion to the Sajha Yatayat account as its investment towards buying a new set of electric buses. The amount was allocated in the new budget, which... Read more »
Left: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives, and Poverty Alleviation, R: Protesters protesting the Guthi Bill (Reporters' Club)

Government to withdraw Guthi Bill

“The government will withdraw the Guthi Bill”, Padma Kumari Aryal, Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives, and Poverty Alleviation said in a press meet today. The Guthi Bill, which was tabled in the... Read more »

Nepal under international scrutiny after Everest climb death toll reaches 10

Nepal has come under heavy scrutiny after the death toll on the world’s highest peak reached 10 this climbing season alone. The reason for their death is attributed to the heavy waiting... Read more »

FNJ calls for upholding press freedom

Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has urged the government not to arrest journalists and hamper their work at the work place. FNJ, the umbrella organisation of journalists across the country, complained that... Read more »

80 percent progress in bridge construction

The government has set a target of completing the constructions of 120 bridges in the current fiscal year. Until the past eight and half months, 80 percent progress has been achieved as... Read more »