Obstructed Telecommunication Leads to Death of a Pregnant Woman

Telecommunication was obstructed at Chhaya Nagar Rara Municipality-10 due to snow fall from past five days because of which a woman lost her life. Dhan Rupa B.K, 35, of Jiula village had her labour at 3am on 8 January but her family members were not able to contact the ambulance.…

January 9, 2020  
Signature Campaign against Chhaupadi Practice

District Administration Office Surkhet initiated a signature campaign in their premises from 30 December against the evil practice of Chhaupadi and to eradicate menstrual huts.  ‘We are against this brutal practice, this is a social evil and promoting it is a crime’- this was written in the signature board. CDO…

January 2, 2020  
Arrest on charge of being Biplov’s Cadre

Police has arrested Thantkandh Rural Municipality- 6 Lamamela residing Pradip BK, 32, on charge of being Netra Bikram Chand (Biplov) lead CPN’s cadre. He was arrested on 1 January. After getting the information of him being involved in some suspicious activities, police arrested him for further information, said DSP Hari…

January 2, 2020  
Seven years’ Imprisonment for Rape

Court has declared seven years’ imprisonment to Aadarsha Shahi, 22, of Aathbis Municipality- 5 Tilepata for raping a 24 years old woman. The declaration was made in the session of District Justice Dandapandi Lamichhane informed Binod Acharya, Court Information Officer. The victim was raped on 8 May and a complaint…

January 2, 2020  
Police Attacked by CPN (Biplov)’s Cadres

Police has informed of being attacked by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplov) led CPN’s cadres whilst on their way to arrest their District Leader on 1 January’s afternoon. Two policemen headed in civil attire to arrest Bajra Bahadur Shahi of Panchapuri Municipality-8 were attacked near Shahi’s house by the cadres. They…

January 2, 2020  
Social Evils Will Eradicate: Deputy Speaker Gharti

Pushpa Gharti, Deputy Speaker of Karnali Province has said of forming laws that will eradicate social evils like Chhaupadi and Polygamy. Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) had organized ICCPR and ICESCR on 27 December at Birendranagar in which Gharti mentioned her next move. She said while forming the provincial laws…

December 29, 2019  
Reporter Complains of Death Threat

Narjan Tamang, 29, correspondent of Nepal Television and Naya Patrika from Humla’s Changkheli Rural Municipality- 5 was given death threat by Ramjan Shahi, 28 and Jagdish Hamal, 30, of Kharpunath rural municipality- 4. He had filed a complaint on 27 December at the police station. He was threatened for publishing…

December 29, 2019  
Arson at Ward Office by Unknown Group

Police informed of arson at the ward office of Aathbiskot Municipality- 10 on 24 December by a group of intruders. The ward office was sabotaged and the computer, printer, camera and many other materials were also burned. According to District Police Office Rukum (west)’s DSP Sumit Khadka, the locals informed…

December 25, 2019  
Congress Cadres break into food depot

The locals of the Kharpunath Rural Municipality-5 have blamed the cadres of Congress for breaking into the office of the food depot (sales centre) located at Yangchu on 20 December and distributed rice grains to their own cadres. The locals also complain that the distribution had to take place in…

December 24, 2019  
Abducted Chairperson rescued safely

Netra Bikram Chand (Biplov) led CPN’s cadres’ had kidnapped Thatikandh Rural Municipality’s Chairperson Dhir Bahadur Shahi who was rescued safely by the team of police. It was confirmed that he was kept at Kalikot’s Subhakalika Rural Municipality-1 Chhati. After the police did air firing, the cadres fled leaving Shahi and he…

December 22, 2019