KATHMANDU, July 4: A Nepali working for an Indian in Jammu has allegedly been coerced into having his penis cut off in a bid to change his gender, according to police.

SIRAHA, Sept 30: Kaladevi Safi, 70, prays a little more intensely and many more times during the monsoon. And there is a reason for doing so. She feels that not doing so might invite disasters. If anyone falls sick at home or in the village, they can’t be taken to a hospital for health checkup as the village is on an island which is isolated from the outer world during the monsoon.