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Anjali Subedi

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Series of ‘medical mistakes’ leave victims in agony

Published On: September 11, 2019 04:36 PM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Kathmandu, Sept 11: Republica’s investigation has found that some of the senior and “well-known doctors” in Kathmandu’s biggest hospitals have shown massive lapse of judgment when handling sensitive medical cases. Sheer negligence of doctors at Grande International Hospital in Dhapasi, Kathmandu has resulted in a series of medical mishaps, leaving patients and their families entrenched in a spiral of financial and emotional issues.

Mental ill health a silent plague

Published On: June 13, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

After she posted the above stanza on her Facebook wall a year ago, friends reacted with encouraging comments, asking her to keep writing such beautiful verses.

Betrayed by activists

Published On: March 19, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Rights activists, her husband and media have made life difficult for Durga Devi Panta, Nirmala’s mother

Nepal farmer woes worry agricultural students in Israel

Published On: February 27, 2019 08:22 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: When the news of a farmer named Puran Mahato from Chitwan destroying a ton of cabbage after failing to get more than two rupees per kg was making rounds last month, Nepali students studying agriculture in Israel were shattered. “Is agriculture really a dying industry in Nepal?” they wondered.

2 women adopted by Dutch reconnect to land of birth

Published On: December 29, 2018 07:06 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: She is a Dutch national, but people here tell her she looks like a Gurung woman. And no wonder, for Gita Pelinck has deep connections with Nepal.

Dear President

Published On: November 4, 2018 12:25 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

If you want to be taken and remembered as an arrogant and extravagant president, go on. But if you want to live in the people’s heart, then prove your worth by your deeds.

JUSTICE DENIED: How the state and human rights group "cheated" Ganga Maya's quest for justice

Published On: September 10, 2018 09:15 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: "Now I have no reason to remain alive, better they let me die and not intervene anymore. I had merely asked for justice but both human rights activists and the government always kept tricking me."

When justice dies

Published On: August 4, 2018 02:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Adversities were severe. She was asking the disturbed, fragile state to bring her son’s murderers to book. Those who were in the government and were supposed to listen to her plea were not that clean and capable.

Dalit ward member dies after beating by paramour's children

Published On: June 6, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, June 6: She was fine until four o'clock on Saturday afternoon. What happened next took away her life. Ward member of Narahari Village Municipality - 9 in Kalikot, Mana Sarki was a mother of six, and she leaves behind a family devastated by their loss.

And I had to break your heart

Published On: June 4, 2018 10:05 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Though you opened the door and took me in Though you chose for me the best flower from the garden

Delhi musings

Published On: April 8, 2018 02:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Unless we grow in a real sense with solid infrastructures, home productions and competent systems our pride will remain hollow

Mr Mayor, do something

Published On: February 21, 2018 12:07 PM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Bidya Sundar Shakya is wasting precious time. If you have occupied highly important position but do not feel obliged to deliver, it’s a crime

Marriage and morals

Published On: January 23, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

If one or both of the couple have to constantly struggle to keep the marriage intact, it means the bond is weak, it can break away anytime.

SC orders citizenship through mother for Gurung sisters

Published On: May 23, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 23: Two years after filing a case at the Supreme Court for citizenship to her daughters through her identity, Deepti Gurung has finally taken a big sigh of relief. Now she can pass on citizenship certificates to her daughters. On Monday, the apex court ordered that Gurung’s daughters Neha, 22, and Nikita, 17, are eligible for citizenship by descent. The girls said that they are on cloud nine after the court’s verdict.

Third gender barred from contesting poll

Published On: May 5, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 5: Badri Pun has been barred from contesting the local-level elections because of the gender identity in his citizenship certificate.

Hustle and bustle at EC, as poll preparations in full swing

Published On: April 1, 2017 03:31 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, March 31: It's already 7:00 pm. Jamuna Khanal is busy cross-checking and uploading the name-list of voters. She might have to stay even longer, as the data processing target for the day has not yet been met. Khanal had come to the office early in the morning.

The curious case of unmarried mothers

Published On: March 3, 2017 12:55 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

When her parents heard that she was pregnant, they did not congratulate her. She wasn’t married. It would tarnish her image, they thought, and she was told to rethink. But Bhawani Sharma*, a high ranking professional, was not ready to reconsider her decision and insisted on carrying the baby to full term.

The male pantheon

Published On: March 1, 2017 12:25 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Though we have few highly revered goddesses, they are subordinate, not as mighty as their male partners

Trump era triggers fear among Nepal’s LGBTI

Published On: January 24, 2017 08:03 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the 45th president of the USA, Donald Trump, was delivering his inaugural speech on Friday in Washington DC, Badri Pun, president of a gay organization in Nepal was among those compelled to listen carefully every word he uttered.

Border regulation must for equal citizenship rights: UML secretary

Published On: December 14, 2016 07:10 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: CPN-UML Secretary Yogesh Bhattarai on Monday said that open border between Nepal and India has to be regulated in order to open doors for equal rights of citizenship for men and women.