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 »

Absconding former CEO of KIST bank arrested

Police have arrested former ex-CEO of KIST Bank, Mr. Kamal Prasad Gyawali on Friday morning from Mahendranagar.  Gyawali had been absconding since 2015, after Patan High Court found him guilty of indulging... Read more »

The hypocrisy in PM Oli’s address at the UNGA

The General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is an influential platform – the world (almost) is listening intently. On 27th September, PM Oli represented Nepal and delivered an ‘eloquent’ address... Read more »

PM Oli speaks at the 73rd UNGA

Prime Minister K P Oli took to the stage and addressed the 73rd United Nations General Assembly at New York yesterday. The theme for the 73rd UNGA is ‘Making the United Nations Relevant... Read more »

A 10 year old raped, murdered; a 30 year old attacked with acid, stabbed

Amongst the many incidents of violence against women in Nepal that occur on a daily basis, we report to you a few horrifying instances: Kaski:  In Pumdibhumdi, Pokhara Metropolitan City, a 10... Read more »
Fuel lines at Sajha Petrol Pump reaches Labim Mall

Motorists queue for fuel as ‘fuel tankers’ join strike against Criminal Code

Queues outside petrol stations in the valley has lengthened since early morning as fuel tanker drivers joined the protests by transport workers demanding they repeal certain sections of the ‘Criminal Code’. The... Read more »

Nepal: No Country for Women

Celebrated Teej yesterday? Took pride Nepal has a festival dedicated to women? Good, now let us know what you think of this, because it is high time we start talking about the... Read more »

Helicopter crash in Nuwakot claims 6 lives; only one survivor

An Altitude Air helicopter flying from Gorkha district to Kathmandu crashed due to bad weather on Saturday morning. 6 of the 7 aboard were declared dead at the crash site itself. A... Read more »

Kanchanpur’s resilience reopens case of Nirmala Panta

In what could be called an incredible sign of resilience – a week long protest despite countless and injuries and the death of a 13 year old kid by a stray (plastic)... Read more »

Why is Kanchanpur burning?

Here is a complete timeline how the district reached this day: Day 27: Protests continue:  Adamant residents continue protests and keep their demands. Kanchanpur remains tense – scenes of tires burning, mass... Read more »