Unhealthy travel

September 19, 2019 02:00 am

Health Minister Yadav’s unnecessary trips

KATHMANDU, June 27: Indifference on the part of the Home Ministry and the National Planning Commission to relocate their logistics and goods stored in Singha Durbar, the main building which housed the central secretariat of the government until the 2015 earthquakes, has hampered the National Reconstruction Authority's recent move to carry out survey for retrofitting the century-old place.

Deaths by indifference

June 18, 2018 01:00 am

Preventable deaths of migrant workers within months of being certified as ‘healthy’ speak of state indifference to migrant workers

ROLPA, June 12: Seven-year-old Jiwan BK often breaks into tears over the painful condition of his mother. She had joined the Maoist armed insurgency to improve the lot of people like herself. Since the last two years  she has been suffering from mental illness. When night falls, she is shifted to a shed for goats and chicken, and is released in the morning. Such has been the living hell of Sadhana BK, 30, of Tribeni-5 ever since illness overtook her seven years ago.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Former prime minister and UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal and party Vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam have emerged as two frontrunners for president as the UML intensifies internal discussions to pick the party’s nominee for  the next head of state.

The indifference for the different

December 2, 2016 05:28 am

It isn’t only about individuals in wheel chairs either, anybody with any kind of disability finds it impossible to navigate their way around our city.