Nepal ranks second in South Asian countries and 106th place in the World Press Freedom Index of the year 2018. The World Press Freedom Index ranks as many as 180 countries on indicators such as media independence, self-censorship, the rule of law, transparency and abuses.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has transferred as many as 60 officials including joint secretaries and undersecretaries to various administrative units of the country. Of the total 60 officials, most of them are chief district officers and deputy chief districts officers.
Chitwan National Park (CNP) is preparing to send a male rhino calf to China. According to Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Director General, Man Bahadur Khadka, a team of wildlife experts including veterinarians from China and Nepal examined the rhino calf and verified it to be healthy enough to be sent to China.
Gautam Gambhir sent shockwaves across the country after announcing that he was stepping down as captain of Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The surprising decision stemmed from Delhi's dismal run in the eleventh edition of India's T20 league. He was sacrificed his Rs 2.8-crore salary after deciding to play for Delhi for free in the ongoing season. Gutam has decided that he won't take any salary from the franchise for the season.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday.