On one hand where the Covid-19 infected singer Kanika Kapoor is facing the wrath of the netizens, on the other, the latest reports reveal that not one or two but three complaints have been legally lodged against the ‘Baby Doll’ singer for negligence.

LAHAN, Jan 7: Three newborns died at a Lahan-based private hospital on a single day, it has been learnt. The babies born on Friday at Saptarishi Hospital, Lahan were declared dead one after another within 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government has shown negligence over multiple errors in the textbooks for private schools, which were given to students at the beginning of the new academic session.

SINDHULI, April 25: Local representatives in Sindhuli have blamed the hectic process and negligence from technical staff for the delay in the reconstruction of houses damaged by the ravaging earthquake of 2015.

Mental health of neglect

December 25, 2018 02:00 am

Various reports and surveys paint the troubling picture of Nepal’s mental health. A study of 2013 showed 37.5 percent of Nepalis suffer from mental illness.

DOLAKHA, Nov 20: The Charikot-Khadichaur road widening project has come to a halt due to the negligence of the authorities concerned and the contractors, locals alleged. The delays in upgrading the road that links the mid hilly districts with Kathmandu has made it inconvenient to the business fraternity, and millions of commoners who use the road regularly. The Charikot-Khadichaur road connects Kathmandu with Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, and Ramechhap, among other hilly districts.

GORKHA, Oct 16: The classroom of Kalikadevi Primary School at Taple of Gorkha Municipality – 1 resembles an abandoned hut. The roof and three walls of the classroom are made of corrugated sheets while one side is left open.

Expedite national pride projects

October 15, 2018 01:30 am

Multiple delays, multiple deadline extensions, multiple irregularities and negligence are perhaps what characterize our multi-billion rupees development projects—including the national pride ones on which Nepal exclusively relies to achieve its development goals. This laxity and non-action on national pride projects will cost us dearly—both in terms of economy and the benefits people are supposed to derive from their completion. As Republica has found out, only seven out of 21 national pride projects have achieved 50 percent or more progress although their completion deadlines are inching closer.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: A report of the high-level committee formed to look into the investigation of the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta has found serious “lapses” and “negligence” on part of the police in dealing with the case and booking the perpetrators on time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Amid call from various quarters that the police officials who handled the case of Nirmala Panta's rape and murder in the initial stage in negligent manner, be investigated, Nepal Police has formed a five-member probe panel led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Uttam Subedi.

PARSA, June 20: Construction of the 27 kilometers Pathalaiya integrated check post is likely to get delayed due to various factors including the negligence of the contractor.

DANG, May 29: In the summer of 2004, an outbreak of diarrhea claimed three lives and affected nearly 400 people in Patetakura of Shantinagar Rural Municipality, Dang. The reason behind the outbreak was the distribution of contaminated water.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign has said the government was indifferent towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign has said the government was indifferent towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap.

RAJBIRAJ, March 2: A group of irate locals vandalized Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj citing doctor's sheer negligence behind the death of an expectant mother.  Tension ran high in the hospital premises after the locals resorted to vandalism.

BUTWAL, Feb 27: Negligence of construction companies has affected several development projects across the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26:  Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has started the process to grill the doctors of Norvic International Hospital for their utter negligence while operating on a patient.

Gross negligence at Norvic Hospital

February 25, 2018 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: In a case of utter negligence, doctors of Norvic International Hospital have conducted surgery on the right leg of a patient admitted there for a torn left leg ligament.

BARDIYA, Feb 13: With a budget of Rs 790 million, the construction of a 57-kilometer long stretch of the Postal Highway in the district has been expected to provide strong infrastructural backbone for the country. However, the construction has been marred with severe negligence on the part of the contractors of the project.

JUMLA, Jan 29: The much-hyped Raralihi Drinking Water Project of Tila Rural Municipality-1, which started five years ago, has been stalled halfway due to the negligence of the consumers' committee.

Utter negligence in question paper

December 24, 2017 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The questions probably confused sixth graders of 49 community schools who were sitting for exams of Social Studies and Population Education.  The Nepali questions, translated into English were worlds apart and reflected utter carelessness of teachers and publishers.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 22: Preliminary investigation has blamed negligence on the part of the Super Gas Industry for the massive fire in the Birgunj-based gas bottling plant on Wednesday in which two people were killed.

GULMI, Dec 21:  A patient admitted to Resunga Hospital of Gulmi has apparently died due to the negligence of doctors.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The government has called Chief District Officer of Udayapur, Chandraman Shrestha to the Ministry of Home Affairs after security negligence in the district. Pradip Raj Kandel succeeds Shrestha as the district's new CDO.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 24: Sanju Shah of Biratnagar-14 was taken to a gynecologist after severe labor pain. As fluid was continuously flowing from her body, Renu Rathi, the gynecologist advised Sanju's family to admit her to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for proper care.

KOHALPUR, July 19:  After losing a leg in course of treatment, a patient has filed a case against Maa Janki Hospital of Nepalgunj accusing it of negligence.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Utter negligence of District Education Offices in the Kathmandu Valley has encouraged private schools to arbitrarily raise their tuition fees, flouting the rules.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Utter negligence of District Education Offices in the Kathmandu Valley has encouraged private schools to arbitrarily raise their tuition fees, flouting the rules.

JAJARKOT, March 17: An examination invigilators' job is to maintain the proper conduct of an examination in accordance with the exam regulations.

CHITWAN, Feb 11: Tension ran high after the demise of a woman who delivered a baby  at Bharatpur Hospital, Chitwan on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: National league champion Three Star Club has been deprived of its rights to compete in the playoff of the AFC Asia Cup due to negligence of All Nepal Football Association, the football governing body of the country.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 28: Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the quake's high death toll.