RUKUM, April 23: Rukum locals and representatives are protesting against the provincial government’s decision to divert the water of Uttar Ganga Hydro Project to Kali Gandaki River. The protestors claim that the move would bring several micro hydropower projects to closure apart from affecting water availability in many areas.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who is on the 41st day of her fast-unto-death Monday, has refused to end the hunger strike even after the surrender of Chhabilal Paudel, one of the prime accused in the killing of her son.
KATHMANDU, July 9: While Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa commemorated the deceased laborers of tipper accident and said that the government would provide Rs. 500,000 each to the victim’s family; he skipped talking about Dr. Govinda KC, his demands and Ganga Maya’s quest for justice as he addressed the federal parliament today.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Government authorities have sent Chhabilal Paudel, one of the main accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Phujel, Gorkha, to jail shortly after he surrendered before the Supreme Court on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, July 1: A group of human rights activists has urged the government to take necessary measures to save the life of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been on a hunger strike for the last 34 days demanding justice for her son murdered by the Maoists during the insurgency.
The pain and suffering of Ganga Maya Adhikari can be imagined. She has been seeking justice for the murder of her son, Krishna Prasad Adhikari, for the past 13 years. She along with her husband, Nanda Prasad Adhikari (who breathed his last on September 22, 2014 while giving continuity to hunger strike with the same demand) launched a number of hunger strikes in the past.
KATHMANDU, June 23: While civil campaigner Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine, stages protests or raises his voice with ample publicity, Ganga Maya Adhikari of Gorkha, who has been fighting for justice for years now, has been neglected even by civil society.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma have held one-on-one talks to discuss the issue of Ganga Maya Shrestha, who is on a fast-unto death.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Dismayed by the frequent deferrals of court hearings, Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been staging a protest demanding action against those accused of being involved in killing her son, warned of resuming hunger strike on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, August 20: Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund from Europe, has now become a shareholder of Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction Public Limited Company, promoted by Sanima Hydro Group, as a foreign investor.
DHADING, July 19: Landslide buried seven houses at Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality-2, Prunum on Wednesday morning. The landslide that swept away Khyamidanda of Ganga Jamuna-1 buried the houses at Prunum village.
SURUNGA, June 11: The murder of nine – year – old Ganga, the daughter of Hem Kumar Dahal of Damak Municipality – 2, was carried out by neighbor, Laxmi Prasad Adhikari, 43, police revealed amidst a press conference held on Friday.
DHADING, May 18: CPN-UML candidate Bal Bahadur Adhikari has emerged victorious in the race for chief of Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality with 3356 votes, compared to 3180 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress candidate Akkal Bahadur Tamang.
CHANDAULI, Oct 15: Twenty-four people were killed and 50 injured in a stampede on an overcrowded Rajghat bridge on the border of Varanasi and Chandauli when followers of a religious leader were crossing it to attend a congregation this afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: ‘Save Ganga Maya Campaign’ has warned of moving International Criminal Court (ICC) if the government fails to arrest Chabilal Tiwari, the main accused of murdering Krishna Prasad Adhikari, immediately.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Health condition of Ganga Maya, the widow of late Nanda Prasad Adhikari, who has been on fast-unto-death since the last 31 days is critical but stable, doctors attending to her said.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Doctors at Bir Hospital, who have been attending to Ganga Maya Adhikari, said that her health condition is deteriorating fast and she can be critical anytime in the coming days. She is currently receiving treatment at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Human rights activists today organised a sit-in in front of the Prime Ministerial official residence, Baluwatar demanding the government save the life of Ganga Maya Adhikari who is on a fast-onto-death at Bir Hospital to get murders of her son killed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency booked.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Doctors at Bir Hospital, who have been attending to Ganga Maya Adhikari, said that they have been providing fluids and total parenteral nutrition (TPN) [which supplies all daily nutritional requirements].
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Ganga Maya Adhikari, who is on a fast-onto-death at Bir Hospital for the past six days to get murderers of her son booked, has been admitted to ICU of the hospital following deterioration of her health.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Police today took into custody at least 11 human rights activists who have launched a 'Save Ganga Maya Campaign' in support of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who is on a hunger strike for the past six years demanding the arrest of the culprits of her son killed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Neer Bikram Devkota of Tribhuvan University (TU) and Ganga Bista of Far-western University (FWU) on Tuesday claimed badminton singles title in men's and women's sections respectively in the Prime Minister Cup University-level National Sports being held in the capital.