Appeal to Protect the Life of Dr. Govinda KC

Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) has requested the government of Nepal to save the life of Dr. Govinda KC, respecting the constitutional obligation of the government to protect the lives of people. Dr. KC has been on a hunger strike for the last 12 days. INSEC has released a press…

September 23, 2022  
Round-table Discussion on The Situation of Human Rights Defenders completed 

Bagmati Province Coordinator of National Human Rights Commission, Yagya Adhikari, informed about initiating talks regarding the issuance of identity cards to the Human Rights Defenders, in order to ensure their safety and security. Human Rights Defenders shared their concerns about having to put their own safety at risk while working for the protection and…

September 22, 2022  
Accused of Child Abduction Arrested

Police have arrested Anita Pal, 38, a resident of Rahasi, India on the charge of abducting a four-year-old boy. She was arrested on September 21, 2022. The victim’s family lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on September 21 stating that the child was abducted from his house on…

September 22, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 19-year-old Anish Bhujel, of Dolakha Shailung Rural Municipality-7 on September 17, 2022, on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. DSP Raju Pandey of Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, informed that the police arrested the victim on the charge of raping the victim girl on the night of September…

September 17, 2022  
National Human Rights Commission’s Observation on the CIEDP and TRC

A team led by the commissioners of the National Human Rights Commission  Dr Surya Dhungel and Manoj Duwadi have observed and discussed on the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. On September 14, 2022, the Commission released a press statement regarding the team’s…

September 15, 2022  
Countrywide Spread of Dengue, More than 11 Thousand Infected

Right now, there are more than 11,000 infected with dengue in Nepal. According to the statistics released by the Ministry at a press conference on September 14, dengue infection has been confirmed in 11,065 people so far. The disease has been spread in 75 districts of all seven provinces. As…

September 14, 2022  
Accused of Killing Arrested

Police have arrested Khyalmo Lama, 63, of Bhimeshwar Municipality-9 of Dolakha District, on the charge of killing his wife Rupa Chhetri Lama, 47, of Lalitpur Metropolitan-29 Harisiddhi. He was arrested on September 12, 2022. On September 10, the victim's relatives lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle Satdobato informing…

September 13, 2022  
Update of COVID-19, Weekly Report (September 5 to 11)

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 11,470 PCR tests were conducted from September 5 to 11 and among them 875 were diagnosed positive with COVID-19. This week seven deaths were documented. This week 1,040 people have recovered. According to the Ministry, this week, 16,042 swabs were tested by…

September 12, 2022  
Update of September 9 Regarding COVID-19 Infection 

The number of COVID-19 infected people reached 998,542 after 110 additional new cases on September 9, 2022. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 984,082 of the total infected have recovered, and the recovery rate has reached 98.6% along with the 133 latest recovered. There are 2,448 active infected cases at present. According to the…

September 9, 2022  
Accused of Trafficking and Hostage Keeping Arrested

Police have arrested Niru Timalsina, 40, on September 7, 2022, on the charge of trafficking a 19-year-old girl. Police raided the Niharika Hotel and Lodge located at Hetauda Sub-metropolitan city-10 on September 7, based on the information that a young woman was taken hostage and forced into prostitution. A team…

September 9, 2022