Activism against Section 377 began in the early 90s when NGOs and health workers, primarily working against HIV/AIDS, alleged that the law was being used to persecute them and hamper the distribution of condoms
BUTWAL, July 2: The Butwal-Tansen section of the Siddhartha Highway has remained obstructed due to a landslide that occurred at Siddhababa Temple area on the road section at around 11 pm on Sunday, following rains since two days.
CHITWAN, June 12: The vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section has disrupted following the landslips at least in seven different areas after the heavy rainfall occurred from Monday evening.
RAUTAHAT, June 6: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested Suresh Das, section officer at District Administration Office, Sarlahi, for taking bribe of Rs. 50,000 from a service seeker.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Almost three years after the Tripureshwar -Nagdhunga road expansion project began, the Tripureshwar -Kalimati road section is finally being black-topped. However, the concerned authorities are still clueless about when the project will be completed.
JAJARKOT, Jan 16: The Jajarkot section of Mid-Hills Highway is in a sorry state.
Heavy rainfall and landslide in the rainy season has left the 92-kilometer section between Kudu of Jajarkot to Suyada in the border of Jajarkot and Dailekh nearly inoperable.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Last week when almost all the southern plains of Nepal were hit by incessant downpours, employees at the Flood Forecasting Section of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) were busier than ever.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Last week when almost all the southern plain of Nepal was hit by incessant downpours, employees at the Flood Forecasting Section of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) were busier than ever. They had a very technical and complex job of forecasting the flood and issuing detailed warning leading to timely evacuations, upon which fate of thousands of lives depends.
DHANKUTA, August 15: Vegetables farmers and traders in hilly districts of Koshi zone are suffering loss of as much as Rs 10 million on a daily basis as they have not been able to export their vegetables after floods and landslides damaged different sections of Koshi Highway on Saturday.
CHITWAN, Aug 2: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has told the concerned authorities to contact him directly if any government unit dilly dallies in finishing the work related to Mugling-Narayangadh road expansion.
CHITWAN, APRIL 14: Vehicular movement obstructed by a small-scale landslide that took place at Charkilo along Narayangadh-Muglin road section on Friday morning has resumed after the blocked road was cleared.
SINDHULI, Feb 21: The transportation system in the eastern Tarai and mid-hills has suffered a huge setback after a section of BP Highway in Shitalpati of Sindhuli district collapsed on Sunday night. Poor maintenance and weak construction of the highway have been blamed for the collapse.