KATHMANDU, April 22: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the bodies concerned to make management of by-election to the House of Representatives (HoR) member efficient. The by-election is taking place in Chitwan-2, Bara-1 and Tanahu-1 on April 23.
BEIJING, June 29: Many countries from China to Indonesia and Brazil rely heavily on Chinese vaccines to inoculate their people against COVID-19, but there are growing concerns about whether they provide enough protection against the Delta variant, first identified in India.
Work-life balance is something that every person on the planet (earth) has to go through. Life was simpler when human civilization started around 200K years ago. But now every simple things look complex with modernization.
SURKHET, Aug 6: Until a few months ago, Ratnadevi Pun of Gurvakot Municipality-8 spent her days doing household chores from early morning till late evening. She was obliged to spread her hands in front of her husband even for buying little things of her need, as she had no source of income. However, her fortune has changed for good.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepali Congress has urged the government to forward effective rescue and relief of the landslide victims immediately. The party also asked the government to save the life of landslide and flood victims.
BIRGUNJ, April 9: Local people's representatives here have urged the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to be more proactive in preventing corruption taking place at the offices related to development and construction from being institutionalised.
RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has informed that effective and reliable security has been arranged for the first phase of elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly for Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: With the arrest of murder convict and Maoist Centre leader Balkrishna Dhungel in an eight-year-old case, it has been shown that the filing of contempt of court charges can be an effective tool for the enforcement of justice.
One of the renowned figures in the field of Investigative Journalism, Mohan Mainali is the editor of South Asia Check South which is an independent, non-profit initiative by Panos South Asia that aims to promote accuracy and accountability in public debate. Being a travel writer and journalist, Mainali has so far visited 68 districts of Nepal and has published three books. Of them, “Mantha Darayeko Jug” was awarded the Padmashree Samman in 2015.
Republica’s Sonam Lama caught up with Mainali to talk about his experiences and challenges he faced in his career. Excerpts:
JUMLA, Jan 28: Following her labor pain eight months ago, Bachu Rawat, 20, of Malikabota village of Jumla was taken to a local birthing center for delivery. Although she was admitted to the center, it could not provide necessary treatment.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has stressed on making the coordination mechanism prompt and effective among the ministries and departments under them to promote tourism.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With growing number of genuine complaints registered against Nepal Police, the law enforcement agency said that the public complaints have helped in improving the police force in over three years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal held at the residence of party chair Kamal Thapa at Bishalnagar on Sunday has decided to play an effective role as a nationalistic force after its unification with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).
KATHMANDU, July 23: The drugs treatment and rehabilitation centers mushrooming along with the increment in drug users across the country have remained rampant in lack of effective monitoring, governance and required guidelines, risking the lives of the thousands of patient.