KATHMANDU, May 21: It is only fair and rational to think that the deadline for justice should be when the victims get justice and the perpetrators get punished. However, the National Penal Code Act 2017, Chapter 18, Section 229 (2), statute of limitations, states that “no complaint shall lie after the expiry of one year from the date of commission of any of the offences such as rape, sexual harassment, child sexual abuse, among others.”
KATHMANDU, May 8: Namaste Eid 2022, a multicultural event organized with an aim to bring people from various communities of Nepal together to celebrate Eid and conclude the fasting month of Ramadan concluded successfully at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu on Saturday.
The start-up scene in Nepal is okay, if not too well. The launching of start-ups didn’t slow down although all other sectors of the economy were held back by the COVID-19 pandemic for over two years. Similarly, there is no dearth of innovative business ideas introduced by the budding and young entrepreneurs in the country. That certainly gives us a glimmer of hope in these torrid times. But right government policies, implementation of government commitments made to the start-ups in the past, and investors willing to take risks are lacking.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Sajal Lopchan, 28, a freelance filmmaker, and his friends decided to go to watch Spiderman: No Way Home on December 17, all dressed up as the characters in the movie. He himself cosplayed as Tom Holland's Spiderman whereas his team members Ronish Raut, Jason Lopchan, Bimesh Shrestha, Bishal Dhakal, Tosit Ghatane and Biplov Gauli cosplayed as Tobey Maguire’s spiderman, Andrew Garfield’s spiderman, Tom Holland’s spiderman (Black suit), Doctor Strange and J Jonah Jameson and Doctor Octopus, respectively.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The festival of lights ‘Tihar’ has officially begun with Kaag and Kukur Tihar already celebrated on Wednesday. As the people are busy buying goods that are needed for the celebrations, the sale of electric decorative lights is also high across the country. It is believed that Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth, visits the homes of those who keep their home well-lit and clean during Tihar. Due to this belief, people illuminate their homes with electric lights and butter lamps to invite the goddess to their homes.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Shree Ram Rai, a writer who has been established in Nepali literature from Khotang and is currently practicing literary journalism in Kathmandu, has recently brought another collection of children's stories named Poleko Makai' in the market.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: On the occasion of Constitution Day, the government has presented various decorations, awards and medals to 903 individuals. However, it is being widely criticized by politicians as well as the general public.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal is becoming a hotbed of crime for foreign nationals. Foreigners are even involved in big crimes such as drug trafficking, gold smuggling, cybercrime, child sexual abuse and prostitution in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Free masks have been distributed to 6,686 people under the campaign ‘Where is your mask?’ run by Nepal Police for the prevention and control of the COVID-19 infection on Thursday. Under this campaign, since April 20, a total of 1,078,309 people have been given free masks.