Oct 4: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 4, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

'Action against guilty within a week'

October 4, 2018 15:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has expressed commitment to take action against the guilty of Nirmala Panta rape and murder case within a week.

Protesters demand publicizing probe report

September 30, 2018 05:25 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A group of civilians on Saturday gathered spontaneously at Maitighar Mandala to stage a protest demanding that the report of the high-level probe committee on the rape and murder case of Nirmala Panta be made public. They also demanded the government to book perpetrators immediately.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 30: Women's rights activists in Mahendranagar have begun a sit-in protest demanding that the government make public a report prepared by a high-level commission investigating the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today committed to bringing the murderer(s) of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur who was raped and murdered, to justice.

KANCHANPUR, Sept 25: The high-level committee formed to probe Nirmala Panta rape and murder case is set to present its report to Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Nepal Women Association (NWA) has decided to hold protest program across the country tomorrow, Sunday against growing cases of women violence in the country.

#JusticeForNirmala rallies across country

September 16, 2018 05:20 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Thousands of civilians took to the streets in major cities across the country on Saturday to exert pressure on the government to conduct an impartial investigation in the rape and murder case of Nirmala Panta, a thirteen-year-old girl of Mahendranagar.

Candles lit demanding justice for Nirmala

September 15, 2018 19:37 pm

JAJARKOT, Sept 15: Jajarkot locals lit candles at Thanti Bazaar of the district in a symbolic protest against Nirmala rape and murder incident on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: In an attempt to exert pressure on the government to book those guilty in the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur, civil society members are organizing protest demonstrations across the country on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: While reiterating his commitment to do all to punish those involved in the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has appealed to all for cooperation in the ongoing investigations.

Sept 14: 6 things to know by 6 PM

September 14, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KANCHANPUR, Sept 5: Family members of Dilip Singh Bista, the alleged perpetrator of Nirmala Panta's rape and murder have accused the police of giving extreme torture to Bista.

Rage against rape

September 3, 2018 10:56 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A group of artists protested against the rape and murder of the 13-year-old Nirmala Panta at Maitighar Mandala on Tuesday. According to the police report, Nirmala, a resident of Kanchanpur, was brutally raped and eventually murdered. Several nation-wide protests are being organized demanding for justice to Nirmala.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Aug 30: The judicial custody of Roshani Bam and Babita Bam, taken into custody for investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant, has been extended by a week.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has demanded the government to investigate the Kanchanpur murder case fairly and bring to book the culprit.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Aug 25: An all party meeting was held here this morning in an effort to normalize the situation that has become tense as a result of the ongoing agitation following the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant.

High-level committee begins work

August 25, 2018 10:46 am

KANCHANPUR, Aug 25: The high-level task force formed to investigate the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant has begun its work since Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Top political leaders have remained conspicuously silent over the increasing cases of rape and murder of girls in various parts of the country.

KANCHANPUR, Aug 25: A 17-year-old boy was killed and others injured on Friday after police opened fire at protesters demanding justice for rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta.