Corruption rife at local units

November 18, 2018 04:00 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 18: While it was believed that corruption mostly thrived in the education sector, the scenario has largely changed under the country's new federal structure. Now, local units are said to be the most corruption-prone offices.

LONDON, June 26: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.

Rape rife in Saptari localities

March 14, 2018 04:00 am

RAJBIRAJ, March 14: It was around eight o'clock in the evening. Parbati (name changed) walked out of her home in Sabhunath Municipality to buy medicines at a nearby medical store.

SIRAHA, Feb 12: It has been revealed that some traders are smuggling chicken from India with the help of security personnel.

BARDIYA, Jan 14: Irregularities have been found, including use of low-standard material, in the construction of the 18-kilometer section of Hulak Rajmarg, connecting Madhuvan Municipality Ward 8 of Bardiya to Murtiha along Nepal-India border.

ROLPA, Dec 16: Nepotism has been rampant in the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rolpa and Rukum districts, the cradle of the decade-long Maoist insurgency that started in 1996 demanding restructuring of the state.

Smuggling rife at Maheshpur small customs

September 23, 2017 09:40 am

BUTWAL, Sept 22: Smuggling is flourishing through Maheshpur border checkpoint of Nawalparasi district with Sources say police are also involved in smuggling.

Smuggling rife at Biratnagar customs

September 6, 2017 03:51 am

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 5: With major festivals drawing nearer, smuggling of goods through the eastern customs point of Biratnagar is on the rise.

MUKALLA, June 22 :Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the “grill,” in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found.

JANAKPUR, May 3: On her way to school, fifth-grader Priti Kumari Yadav carries an empty sack to use as a mattress to sit on in her class. Yadav and her 33 classmates do the same because there is no furniture.

BAITADI, Dec 10: Baitadi district has witnessed 30 anti-human rights incidents during the past six months when the country is gearing to mark the 68th International Human Rights Day today with fanfare.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A recent research report shows high rates of depression among women migrants who have returned to Nepal.