Decade-Long Wait for Relief Continues for Earthquake Victims

Almost a decade after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, 13 households in Syangja Galyang Municipality-10, Pakwadi, are still waiting for relief despite having received red cards. These 13 families, who suffered earthquake damage on April 25, 2015, have expressed their grievances about not receiving any relief assistance, even though they…

October 20, 2023  
Man Accused of Killing a Child Arrested

The police arrested Sujan Chuwai Subedi, 22, of the same place on the charge of killing Harshit Devkota, 10, of Arjunchoupari rural municipality-6 on June 15, 2023. The police arrested the accused from Putlibazar Municipality-1 on the same day on the charge of murdering the child with a  sharp weapon…

June 19, 2023  
Woman Injured by Husband’s Beating Lost Her life During Treatment

Kamala Neupane, a resident of Putali Bazar Municipality-13, lost her life in the course of treatment at Norvic Hospital on 22 March. She was undergoing treatment after being beaten by her husband. Kamala, who was beaten up by her husband Laxmi Prasad Neupane and brother-in-law Keshav Raj Neupane was referred…

March 24, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Ramesh Chhetri, 24, of Harinash Rural Municipality, has been arrested by the police on December 26, in the charge of raping a 19-year-old woman. Accused is kept under custody by Waling police for further investigation. DSP Rabindra Khanal informed that the accused absconded jumping the wall while he was being…

January 4, 2023  
Protests Demanding Re-voting in Three wards of Chapakot

CPN-UML, Rastriya Swatantra Party, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, and other parties, including independent candidates, have demanded re-voting for the election held on November 20. They claimed that the booths of three polling centers of Chapakot municipality were captured. CPN-UML secretary Rajendra Dumre said that a petition was filed demanding re-voting along…

November 23, 2022  
Mother Arrested in Accusation of Killing Her Infant

Police have arrested Lakshmi Rana of Galyang Municipality-2 Ilungga and Kedar Kumal of Palpa Rampur, on August 5, 2022, on the charge of killing Lakshmi’s six-month-old daughter. Kedar has been identified as Lakshmi’s lover. The police said that they were arrested on the charge of killing Lakshmi’s six-month-old daughter and…

August 9, 2022  
Clash Between Cadres of Congress and UML, One Injured

In a clash between clash between Nepali Congress and UML cadres at Suntalitar in Chapakot Municipality on April 30, 2020, a person has been injured. According to the Area Police Office, Chapakot, UML cadres were attacked by Congress cadres while they were returning from campaigning in Chapakot Municipality Ward no.…

May 1, 2022  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy on April 19, 2022, in accusation of sexually abusing a six-year-old girl. The victim was sexually abused on April 15. According to DSP Dhakendra Khatiwada, the victim lodged a complaint against the accused at the Ward Police Office. He said that they have arrested…

April 20, 2022  
Court Orders Imprisonment of 4.5 Years to the Guilty of Rape Attempt

The District Court of Syangja has ordered four and half years’ imprisonment to Bishwas Nepali Haribhaiya Magar, 21, of Putali Bazaar Municipality-9 for attempting to rape a 52-year-old woman. The verdict was given on November 16, 2021. The decision was taken by the bench of Judge Surya Bahadur Thapa and…

November 18, 2021  
Court Orders Twelve Years of Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape 

Maite BK, 38, of Tripura Sundari Rural Municipality-3 in Dhading has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl.  A bench of Syangja District Court Judge Basanta Raj Poudel declared him guilty and sentenced him to 12 years of imprisonment and charged him NRs 50,000 compensation…

June 18, 2021