Removal of Publicity Material Which Violates the Code of Conduct

In Madhyapurthimi Municipality, the Office of the Election Officer has started removing campaign materials against the ruling alliance including the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML. Maiya Kandel, Election Officer of Madhyapurthimi Municipality informed that the office has started removing the campaign materials while monitoring the city area. She further said…

May 8, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Dinesh Tamang, 28, of Khadadevi Rural Municipality-2 on March 23, 2022, on the charge of raping a 14-year-old girl. The accused was arrested from a brick kiln of Changunarayan Municipality-2 where he had been working. The victim was raped on March 22 and the complaint was filed…

March 24, 2022  
Neonatal ICU Closed in Bhaktapur District Hospital

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Bhaktapur District Hospital has been closed by the hospital administration before it completed its first month of operation. The NICU of Bhaktapur Hospital, which came into operation for the first time after 119 years of the hospital’s establishment, was closed after the transfer…

March 23, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Pradip Malla Thakuri, 28, of Sindhupalchowk Indrawati Rural Municipality-2, on March 14 on the charge of raping a 16-year-old girl on March 13. The relatives of the victim had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi on March 12 alleging that Thakuri had raped the…

March 15, 2022  
Accused of Killing Arrested

The police have arrested Jeevan Rai, 25, on December 20, 2021, on the charge of killing his wife Mandira Rai, 25 of Bhojpur Kerabari and a temporary resident of Katunje in Suryabinayak Municipality-5. She was beaten to death by her husband on December 19. According to DSP Raju Pandey of…

December 21, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy of Sindhuli temporarily residing in Suryabinayak Municipality-2, Balkot of Bhaktapur on December 7, 2021, on the charge of raping a 12-year-old girl. According to DSP Narhari Regmi, the victim's mother had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi on December 6 alleging…

December 9, 2021  
Human Rights Group Submits Memorandum to the Mayor of Changunarayan

Municipal Level Human Rights Group formed in Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur has submitted a memorandum to the Mayor of Changunarayan Municipality mentioning demands related to different sectors. A team of INSEC facilitators led by the coordinator of the group, Bacchu Ram Neupane handed over a memorandum to Mayor Somprasad Mishra…

October 25, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Basanta Damai, 32, of Baiteshwor Rural Municipality-4, a temporary resident of Bhaktapur Municipality-9, Chokha on June 27, 2021, on the charge of raping a 12-year-old girl. The victim was raped on June 27 and her mother filed a complaint on the same day at the Metropolitan Police…

June 29, 2021  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Harikrishna Koju of Suryabinayak Municipality-7 Gundu and Chulai Mukhiya of Suryabinayak Municipality-5 Katunje on June 3, 2021, on charges of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. The accused had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle on June 2, said DSP Deepak Giri. According to the victim,…

June 5, 2021  
SEE Exam Uncertain Due to COVID-19

All SEE students were scheduled to be taking the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) from May 27, before the current wave of COVID-19 disrupted that schedule. The examination has been postponed until further notice by the National Examination Board (NEB). Experts have said that the uncertainty with exams, along with the…

May 31, 2021