CARACAS, July 9: Venezuela's best-known jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez celebrated a surprise return to his family after being granted house arrest on Saturday with a promise to fight on following three years' imprisonment for leading anti-government protests.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepal Telecommunications Authority(NTA) has granted go-ahead to Ncell, the largest private ICT service provider company in the country, for offering 4G service following mounting pressure from various stakeholders on Wednesday.
PARSA, Nov 21: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairperson Upendra Yadav has claimed that the implementation of new constitution could not be carried out unless it secures equal rights for all caste and communities, including Madhesis, Muslims, Dalit, and women marginalized.
Paul Jackson, a political economist working predominantly on conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, has closely studied post-conflict African countries like Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. He has also been involved in Nepal’s peace process since 2009, as a foreign consultant helping with the supervision, integration and rehabilitation of ex-Maoist combatants. Republica’s Biswas Baral talked to Jackson, who is also a professor of African Politics at Birmingham University, to understand how the peace process in Nepal compares to other peace processes. Has it been a success? How does Nepal get transitional justice right?