Nepal’s public transport syndicate and cartels have become increasingly ruthless toward the general public since April. They crippled transportation along the Araniko Highway simply because Mayur Yatayat, another transportation company, was providing better services to the people at lower fare.
The Supreme Court has issued mandamus order to the government authorities to conserve Fewa Lake even if it requires demolishing already built illegal structures. A division bench of justices Sapana Pradhan Malla and Om Prakash Mishra issued the order to this effect passing the verdict on all writ petitions filed over the past seven years against encroachment on the lake.
The government’s top priority should be improving the state of Nepal’s public education system because it is deteriorating, rather than improving, every year. There is a great urgency to reform the entire system to ensure that the children who attend public schools become as competent in learning and as fit for much competitive job market.