KATHMANDU, May 14: A complaint has been lodged against Kaski District Court Judge Lal Kaji Shrestha following his order to release a rape-accused despite having evidence to prove the offense.

Actress Amber Heard asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a $50 million defamation lawsuit her ex-husband Johnny Depp filed over an op-ed about domestic violence she wrote in The Washington Post, and provided new evidence toward her allegations of abuse.

Judging by caste

March 6, 2019 01:00 am

Caste remains a primary criterion to judge the manner, competency and beauty in Nepal. I am talented, good mannered and beautiful until I disclose my caste

Nov 20: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 20, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

HOUSTON, Nov 20: A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.

KATHMANDU, October 5: A district court judge who was sacked by King Gyanendra 12 years ago is continuing his legal battle for reinstatement.

SAN DIEGO, July 7: A judge on Friday refused to grant the Trump administration a blanket extension of the deadline to reunite children separated from their parents at the border, instead acknowledging that more time may be justified only in specific cases.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has decided on Wednesday to probe against Kathmandu District Court Judge Amrit Bahadur Basnet over his controversial decision to grant bail to an accused who faces fraud charges for misappropriating billions of rupees.

MCALLEN, June 27: A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

WASHINGTON, June 16: U.S. President Donald Trump’s former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged with witness tampering, the latest episode in his long fall from grace.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Kathmandu District Court Judge Kailash Prasad Subedi has referred the defamation case between Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd (NRM) versus Gopal Khadka to another bench.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Former chief of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who tried to avoid final hearings in a defamation case by alleging kinship between the promoters and journalists of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd and a judge at Kathmandu District Court (KDC), has ultimately failed to prove the kinship.

MORANG, May 4: Morang District Court has selected a judge for conducting hearings in the multi-billion rupee gold smuggling case through a drawing of lots.

LOS ANGELES, March 30: Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a liberal stalwart on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly four decades, died Thursday in Southern California. He was 87.

UNITED STATES, Jan 27:  A University of Hawaii professor caused a ruckus in court on Wednesday when he refused to respond to a judge’s questions in English and requested a Hawaiian interpreter.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Supreme Court is to deliver its verdict on the case over the appointment of 80 judges in the high court on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Law Minister Yagya Bahadur Thapa has been lobbying for the appointment of his brother  Krisha Bahadur Thapa as the chief judge of a high court (HC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Supreme Court (SC) has begun testing the legality of the appointment of 80 High Court judges by the Judicial Council (JC) headed by former Chief Justice Sushila Karki nine and a half months ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Supreme Court is set to make the final constitutional audit of 80 judges that were appointed by the High Court 13 months ago.

HARARE, Nov 25: A Zimbabwean High Court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal, a key decision as the military has sought to show that its moves were not a coup.

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora has been roped to judge the third season of the modeling reality show ‘India's Next Top Model’ on MTV.

BAGLUNG, August 20: Cases of couples seeking divorce have increased in Baglung district in the last four years. In the fiscal year 2016-17, 138 cases among the total 489 cases filed at the District Court, Baglung were related to divorce cases.

LOS ANGELES, August 19: A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski’s victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director.

NEW DELHI, May 9: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday sentenced Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan to six months in jail while holding him guilty of contempt.

A federal appeals court judge says President Donald Trump has the authority to block foreign travelers and courts must defer to the president's judgment in decisions about who should be allowed in the United States.

SEATTLE, Feb 4:  A federal judge's order blocking President Donald Trump's ban on admitting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries or any refugees left authorities and advocates wondering what to do Saturday with the people who finally got visas to come to America, only to be turned away.

The emergency court ruling was cheered at Boston’s Logan International Airport, one of several major U.S. airports where protesters angry with Trump’s order gathered.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Judicial Council (JC) has defended its recent recommendations for the appointment of 80 judges at the seven high courts and their extended benches.

Sonu Nigam to return as Indian Idol judge

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MUMBAI, Sep 11: Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam is making a comeback as one of the judges on singing reality show "Indian Idol" after a gap of 10 years.

POKHARA, Aug 13: Kaski District Court has finalized 69.83 per cent cases in the fiscal year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Lack of awareness of the law and the social stigma around human trafficking keep many victims in Nepal from approaching the courts, even as the number of such cases being prosecuted is slowly rising, a district court judge said.