KATHMANDU, April 27: The recent arrest of former secretary Bhim Upadhyay by the police on the charge of cybercrime has been largely perceived as the government's deliberate attempt to stifle critical voices.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Anyone visiting Bhainsepati can notice a pond and a water tank after taking a left turn from Waiwai Chowk in the posh settlement on the southern rim of the Kathmandu Valley. The pond is spread over 8-9 ropani [1.13 acres].
RASUWA, Dec 21: When the devastating earthquake of April 2015 rendered them homeless, dozens of Uttargaya rural municipality residents fled to safer locations. In the immediate aftermath, they erected makeshift house in rented property and started living there. Months passed by, but life did not change.
LALITPUR, Sept 3: Prior to receiving training on vegetable farming, 58-year-old Maili Thing of Bagmati Rural Municipality of Lalitpur District was often pestered by vegetable pests. She was discouraged to see vegetables being destroyed while they were about to bear fruits and flowers.
KATHMANDU, July 30: On Sunday, pedestrians and vehicles were tardily moving along the Kalanki-Sitapaila road stretch, which was muddy and slippery after the rains in the afternoon. They were walking cautiously and slowly. A few traffic police were working with difficulty managing the traffic.