NC meet held to discuss current political development

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kathmandu: The office-bearers of ruling Nepali Congress (NC), who are available in Kathmandu, held their informal meeting to discuss current political developments. The meeting held at the Prime Minister official residence in Baluwatar did not take any formal decision. “We discussed all topics openly and decided to hold the next meeting at the earliest to make the party’s views on current political situation public” NC joint general secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka told The Rising Nepal ...

Indian national arrested on charge of murdering woman

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

KATHMANDU, JUNE 24: Police have arrested an Indian national on Monday on charge of murdering a woman and her seven-year-old son in Janakpur-4 on June 21. Police detained alleged murderer Deepak Thakur, hailing from Bihar of India. Thakur is the contractor of an under-construction house of one Maitun Khatun, 27, whom he murdered in order to steal cash worth Rs 112,350, kept in Khatun’s bedroom. Police said that the victim’s husband had sent Rs 250,000 to cover expenses of their under ...

Judge Kunwar wins US award

June 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kathmandu: A Nepali judge has won an award in the USA for his exemplary works back home. Tek Narayan Kunwar was honored with the award, “Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award 2014” in the United States, in recognition of his exemplary efforts to fully implement the human trafficking and transportation control act, champion the rights of victims, adopt a victim-centered approach within the judicial system and demand appropriately severe penalties for perpetrators of human trafficking. ...

Chure protection gets new name

June 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kathmandu: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya on Saturday said that the government implemented Rastrapati Chure Terai Madhes Protection Porgramme, by changing the name of the Rastrapati Chure Protection Programme, to increase the participation of all people of the area. Speaking at the Reporters Club, he informed that the government announced six other programmes for implementation at the earliest by keeping the sensitivity of Chure’s geological structure in view. ...

NTB resumes all operations

June 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kathmandu: After the direction of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has come into operation from Thursday. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) Thursday decided to hand over the NTB management function to its directors as per article 11(Ka) of the NTB bylaw. On Wednesday, the CIAA had directed the government to make the NTB operational within three days by solving its problems. Following the direction, the ...

Khanal, Nepal not eligible to vie for post of chairman: Pokhrel

June 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kathmandu: CPN-UML secretary Shankar Pokhrel, a close confidant of KP Sharma Oli, Thursday argued that the party statute did not allow incumbent chairman Jhala Nath Khanal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal to vie for the highest post during its ninth convention due in the first week of July. “Khanal and Nepal have ‘no moral and legal grounds’ to contest for the post of chairman,” said Pokharel, speaking at a Reporter’s Club hall in Kathmandu. He insisted that if they wanted to file ...

Live-in partners practice puts women in trouble

June 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Biratnagar: Police have been registering increasing number of post relationship problems as the number of live-in partners have thrived lately here in Biratnagar. According to the police, cohabitation among unmarried women and men in Nepal is regarded illegal by the society. However, the authority lacked proper legal boundaries to take action in such incidents, said police. Morang District Police Office started registering dozens of complaints from the women victims of live-in relationship. The ...
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