KATHMANDU, May 12: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the global media watchdog, and the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) have objected to proposed changes in the media law and asked the government to revise the bill it has registered in parliament.
KATHMANDU, May 10: The government has pushed new legislation with harsher provisions to further tighten control on media, including a provision of up to Rs 1 million penalty for publishing content in violation of the media code of ethics.
As the mercury across the country is plummeting with each passing day, the minimum temperature in Kathmandu was recorded at around zero degree Celsius on Sunday. But the bone biting cold does not keep Kathmanduiets from getting out and about. As a result, people can be seen wearing bulky and fluffy clothes, eating hot food and sitting near bonfires to keep themselves warm.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 24: It’s already afternoon on Wednesday. Ratna Kumari Nepali, 63, stepped out of her room and looked around for a sunny spot to sit. “I do not come out of the room unless the sun warms up. It’s too cold,” said Nepali. “But sometimes it does not remain here for long and sometimes it doesn’t even show up,” she lamented.