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Anjali Subedi

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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.

Unequal, by law

Published On: December 5, 2016 11:25 PM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

When a girl or woman is viewed in connection with a male figure, it creates an unequal society

Rethinking education

Published On: November 17, 2016 12:25 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Instead of promoting broader and innovative thinking and making them learn with joy, schools treat children much like machines

Oli-Prachanda deusi duet goes viral

Published On: November 3, 2016 11:11 PM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

KATHMANDU, Nov 3 : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal/Prachanda says to former Prime Minister Oli –

Raising them right

Published On: September 30, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

Holt insists that providing a free learning environment to kids will not cause harm at all. Instead, it will add to human happiness and prosperity in many subtle and no-so-subtle ways.

A thought-provoking read

Published On: August 12, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Anjali Subedi

The chances that you would leave the book midway are next to nil – thanks to its gripping narration, well put-together plot and storyline.