BP Chintan Pratisthan to run free health camp in quake-hit districts

BP Koirala

Kathmandu / December 9: The BP Chintan Pratisthan is once again going to run free health camp at different places of the earthquake-hit districts with an objective of protecting the quake survivors living at temporary shelters from cold-related diseases. The Pratisthan is to initiate the second-phase health camp from Aginchowk VDC in Dhading district from […]

NHRC to resume monitoring of Madhes unrest


Kathmandu / December 8: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is all set to resume the monitoring/investigate the Madhes unrest. The human rights watchdog body had put off the monitoring citing insecurity following the attack on the monitoring team and vandalism of the vehicle of NHRC at Jutepani, Nawalpur of Sarlahi district on last December 3. […]

NHRC condemns attack on human rights protectors


Kathmandu / December 4: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) condemned the attack on human rights defenders monitoring the Madhes agitation and called on the government to take action against the perpetrator. In a statement here Friday, NHRC has pressed for immediate investigation into the incident of physical assault on the human rights activist, vandalism, arson […]

UDMF cadres torch NRHC vehicle and assault staff; Human rights activists arrested


Kathmandu / December 3: In what seems as clear indication of terror act than the political movement cadres of agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) manhandled staffs of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the constitutional body to monitor the rights situation of the country, and torched a vehicle they were riding in Sarlahi today. A […]

Former NA officials express concern over prevailing scenario

NA interaction

Kathmandu, Nov 29: Nepal Army on Sunday sought necessary feedbacks from its former officials in connection with the country’s contemporary scenario. At an interaction held at the NA Headquarters, former Chief of Army Staffs (CoAS) and retired generals expressed serious concern towards the emerging and prevailing unease in the country, said NA Public Relations Directorate. […]

Indian drug company provides Rs 5.3 million for quake survivors

PM Fund Support

Kathmandu / November 20: An Indian drug manufacturing company today handed over a cheque for around Rs 5.3 million to the Prime Minister Relief Fund in aid of the April 25 earthquakes survivors. Indian drug maker Sonafi handed over the cheque to PM Oli amid a programme at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar […]

Mothers group install street lights in Kawasoti

street light

Parasi / November 14: The local mothers group has installed street lamps in Samarthya tole of Kawasoti municipality. Altogether 18 street lamps were installed on the power poles in the area to help give light to pedestrians during the night, and also to ward off incidents of theft and hooliganism, chair of the group Pabitra […]

Kukur Tihar and Narake Chaturdashi today


Kathmandu / November 10: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today, to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. Tihar is the second biggest festival of the Nepali Hindus. Dog, which is an animal well known for being the trustworthy sentry as well as faithful companion […]

Auspicious hour for Bhaitika at 11:55 am

bhai tika

Kathmandu / November 6: The auspicious hour for receiving and offering Bhaitika this year is 11:55 am, as stated by the Nepal Calendar Determination Committee. The auspicious hour for this year’s Bhaitika (the main celebration of the five-day Tihar festival) that falls on November 13 is 11:55 am, but tika ceremony can be observed throughout […]

NHRC recommends government to resolve problem in Tarai at earliest


Kathmandu / November 1: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recommended the government to quickly resolve the ongoing problem in Tarai by holding dialogue in a responsible manner, and giving the civilians a sense of its determination to respect and protect human rights. At a programme held to make public a report prepared after monitoring of […]

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