KATHMANDU, May 30: Three students have been injured in a clash between the two groups of the Nepal Students Union (NSU), a sister organization of the main opposition Nepali Congress, at Tri-chandra College on Wednesday.
DUBLIN, May 26: Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions.
SIRAHA, March 23: Three months ago, Rebati Saday of Lahan-1 used her ring as collateral to obtain loan from her landlord for constructing toilet in front of her dilapidated hut. Unfortunately, she had to stall the construction of her toilet in lack of adequate money. She wandered from place to place seeking loan but to no avail. No one is ready to trust her.
KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Women, the poor and excluded groups face various structural barriers in fully benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, according to a new report of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The recently released report entitled ‘Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Assessment of the Energy Sector’ assesses the status of energy access in Nepal, and their implications for women and the socially excluded.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Women, the poor, and excluded groups face various structural barriers, preventing them from benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, said a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists and Human Rights Watch have said on Tuesday that one-year extension of the two transitional justice mechanisms — Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)-- without necessary legal and institutional reforms are not sufficient to comply with international standards in Nepal.
BIRGUNJ, Nov 6: Leaders and cadres who were not officially selected as poll candidates have become threats to the political parties in Parsa district. It has become a thorny issue for the parties after several disgruntled members joined their rival parties while some have rebelled against the parties to file independent candidacy.
MUMBAI (Reuters), Nov 4: Disabled Indians are finding love and tips for everyday life on mobile apps and chat groups, as technology helps level the field for a community that is often stigmatized and ignored.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A former president of Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN) on Wednesday claimed that FCAN President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead by an unidentified group last week, had informed Nepal Police a year ago that he was receiving threats from unidentified groups.
XIAMEN (CHINA), Sept 4: Barely a week after U.S President Donald J. Trump accused Pakistan of giving shelter to terrorist groups, leaders of the BRICS countries specifically mentioned names of terrorist organizations in Pakistan and called upon action against those responsible for committing, organizing or supporting terrorist acts.
MANILA, Philippines, March 2: A human rights watchdog on Thursday accused the police in the Philippines of falsifying evidence to justify unlawful killings in the government's war on drugs that has caused more than 7,000 deaths, and pointed the finger at President Rodrigo Duterte as being ultimately responsible.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: While police and the other security agencies have been focused on containing various combat outfits in the Tarai-Madesh districts, a new trend of forming similar armed groups in the hills has come to the fore.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Human rights organizations and activists have urged the parliament to amend the recently tabled bill to criminalize torture by removing the provision of statute of limitations so that the perpetrators of torture during the armed conflict era could be booked under the new law with retroactive effect.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Sudur Biscuits Far-western Football Club and Nepal Police Club topped Group C and Group D respectively in the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato.