KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has taken action against a total of 6,664 taxi drivers for unfair business practices and in various traffic rule violations in Kathmandu as of now in the current fiscal year.

A first-of-its-kind UN report on alleged human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir provoked a strong reaction on Thursday from India, which described it as “fallacious, tendentious and motivated” and a violation of the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. In the Kashmir Valley, a separatist leader welcomed the report as did the Pakistan foreign office in Islamabad.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that there will be no blanket amnesty for cases of serious violation of human rights and humanitarian laws.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 1: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns. In a bid to attract the voters, the parties are adopting provocative campaigns and promotional strategies which are considered unethical by the election law.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal saw relatively improved atmosphere for press freedom resulting in significant decline on number of intimidation against media and media persons, according to a report published by Freedom Forum on Wednesday.