I woke up with a sense of panic. Being a single parent meant my kids would starve if I got sick and I had been very unwell for few days. Then I saw my sixteen-year-old boy cooking in the kitchen. Sense of relief awash, I looked at my two-and-a-half- years-old toddler. She was already fed and changed. My sixteen-year-old son shouldn’t have to be a parent or a guardian to his half sister and his mum.
MOSCOW, Aug 4: US Secret Service has scolded the Guardian for "irresponsible and inaccurate" reporting on an alleged Russian spy at the US embassy in Moscow. Unfazed, the newspaper continued to spin the story calling it the 'tip of the iceberg.'
Just as the police officer and the doctor at the morgue in Patan hospital in Lalitpur sign the official documents and finish their jobs, Binaya Jung Basnet steps up. Standing before the unclaimed dead bodies, he begins his work. For a little more than four years, Basnet has been their guardian. Sometimes he is alone, other times he brings along a couple volunteers, usually his friends and their goal is simple: Give the abandoned dead bodies a funeral service with the dignity they deserve.