WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, June 20: The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.
KATHMANDU, June 12: The joint meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) and National Assembly (NA), summoned for 1 pm on Monday to endorse the parliament regulations for joint session of parliament was deferred until further notice citing a procedural error by the parliament secretariat.
GULMI, June 3: Sabitri Ghimire, 44, a resident of Ghurkot rural municipality-7 attempted to commit suicide twice in a day by jumping in the Kali Gandaki River. After being rescued, Ghimire said that she had decided to end her life after family related issues and conflict.
WASHINGTON, May 24: President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from North Korea.
RAJBIRAJ, March 2: A group of irate locals vandalized Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj citing doctor's sheer negligence behind the death of an expectant mother.
Tension ran high in the hospital premises after the locals resorted to vandalism.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27:While the Supreme Court (SC) has sought details of progress in printing separate ballot papers for parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) has started printing the ballots as designed earlier, with both the ballots on a single sheet of paper.
PALPA, August 24: The only medical college in Palpa that distributed the safe motherhood allowance to new mothers has stopped doing so. Lumbini Medical College has stopped providing the allowance to new mothers since a month stating that it pulled out of the agreement with the government because it was bearing loss.
RATNANAGAR (CHITWAN), June 4: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has issued a notice calling on the locals and visitors to adopt extra alertness when heading near any rivers citing crocodile breeding season.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has put on hold the corruption complaints filed against eight prominent politicians and ex-bureaucrats, saying that evidence for the allegations could not be established in the course of investigations.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25:The heads of both the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), have expressed serious dissatisfaction over government apathy toward the two transitional justice bodies.