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Kamal Subedi

Kamal Subedi has been working as an Online Correspondent for Republica English daily since July, 2019 after gaining experience as an education professional for one and a half decades. Subedi writes on political, social and contemporary issues. He is also a multimedia professional, especially versed in infographics and graphics. He also has a knack for fact-checking. Know More

Nepal Constitutional Crisis: What happens after 5 PM today?

Published On: May 21, 2021 12:54 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

“He might be preparing to impose a state of emergency in the name of the COVID-19 crisis and curtail political rights.”

Do we have a government?

Published On: May 16, 2021 07:25 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Until and unless the people realize that they have a state at the time of emergency, the political system - irrespective of how fancy it may sound - will neither flourish nor instionanlize. The country turns out to be a laboratory to make experiments of political systems. Anarchy at its worst rules the country. Isn’t it high time we washed our faces before scrubbing the mirror?

PM Oli fails to secure parliament’s confidence, what next now?

Published On: May 10, 2021 08:35 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 10: Prime Minister KP Oli has failed to secure confidence of parliament during a vote of trust motion held in parliament.

PM Oli is seeking a vote of confidence today in parliament. Will he survive?

Published On: May 10, 2021 12:22 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Oli has announced to seek a vote of confidence in parliament two months after the Supreme Court invalidated the unity reached between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center). The two parties had formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) after the merger deal on May 17, 2018.

COVID-19 in Nepal: Not only infection number, but also recovery number is on the rise

Published On: May 6, 2021 07:15 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, May 6: Nepal has been witnessing a massive surge in new coronavirus cases as the second wave of the infectious disease started ravaging the Himalayan country since mid-April.

Ride-sharing platforms offer relief to Nepal’s urban population

Published On: April 26, 2021 07:35 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Ride-sharing platforms have become popular in a comparatively short time. They have not only brought about a significant change in the modality of urban  public transportation but have also offered an opportunity to the riders to make a decent income at their convenience. These platforms are, however, yet to be regulated and address safety concerns raised at times by the stakeholders.

Animals are killed brutally time and again, but perpetrators are hardly booked

Published On: April 13, 2021 07:55 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Despite mounting pressure exerted by animal rights activists, Nepal has yet to introduce a separate legal framework to ensure animal rights and welfare. However, the National Criminal Code 2017 has tried to make some reference about the conditions that are deemed as offensive treatment against animals.

Nepal plans to add at least 2,210 kilometers of blacktopped roads at a cost of Rs 57.1 billion in three years

Published On: April 3, 2021 03:53 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

PM Oli, during the inaugural ceremony, turned a switch on to mark the commencement of the construction of these strategic roads in all 165 electoral constituencies across the country.

Once again, Kathmandu breathes world’s most polluted air, AQI hits 303.89 μg/m³

Published On: March 26, 2021 07:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Lalitpur’s Bhaisipati reported a PM 2.5 reading of 396 μg/m³ as of 6 PM today

Nepal ‘happiest’ country in South Asia

Published On: March 20, 2021 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Despite political crisis and COVID-19-haunted economy, Nepal climbs five notches up as compared to last year’s WHR

How many positions are vacant at constitutional bodies?

Published On: December 15, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Only two constitutional bodies -- PSC and Office of the Auditor General-- are functioning full fledgedly

The bitter story of sweet sugarcane: Farmers not paid for past seven years

Published On: December 13, 2020 08:05 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

“Mill owners took our canes, processed them to sugar, sold it and earned lucrative profits. However, we are still empty-handed. We are neck-deep into debt as we have borrowed money from the local moneylenders and financial institutions.”

Over 100,000 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Nepal in past one month alone even as the number of PCR tests has come down

Published On: November 11, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

COVID-19 has killed more than 500 COVID-19 patients since the first week of October

With clean-feed coming into force, foreign TV channels are ad-free; some 150 channels’ broadcast suspended

Published On: October 24, 2020 05:20 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The much-anticipated clean-feed policy in television broadcasting systems in Nepal has been implemented starting Friday midnight.

Nepal’s COVID-19 recovery rate is the lowest among SAARC countries

Published On: September 25, 2020 09:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

COVID-19 recovery tally goes past 50,000

VIDEO STORY: Nepal’s ‘snow leopard’ Ang Rita Sherpa: From a porter to a legendary climber

Published On: September 22, 2020 02:15 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Ang Rita Sherpa, the only person to conquer Mount Everest 10 times without supplemental oxygen, was born on July 27, 1948 in Yillajung of Solukhumbu district in Nepal.

COVID-19 in Nepal: The country fights the pandemic (VIDEO STORY)

Published On: September 11, 2020 02:24 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Experts have frequently questioned the effectiveness of the months-long lockdown and criticized the government for its 'inefficiency' to tackle the pandemic as the country has started witnessing more than 1,000 new cases almost every day.

Most people dying of COVID-19 in Nepal belong to 41-50 age group

Published On: August 30, 2020 07:35 AM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal’s death toll as a result of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed 200 on Saturday. With 12 more people dying, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths hit 207.

62 new cases reported in Kathmandu Valley in past 24 hours

Published On: August 4, 2020 07:10 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

The valley reported 31and 51 new cases on Sunday and Monday respectively

Kathmandu Valley reports 51 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: August 3, 2020 05:17 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

Kathmandu district alone sees 43 new cases