The Number of Breastfeeding Mothers Decreased by Ten Percent

The number of breastfeeding mothers in Nepal has decreased by ten percent in the last five years. Additionally, data from the HMIS shows that the percentage of mothers breastfeeding for 6 months from birth in Lumbini Province is 61%. Arghakhanchi has the highest number of breastfeeding mothers in Lumbini Province.…

February 28, 2024  
INSEC Financially Assisted Domestic Violence Victim

INSEC, Lumbini Province Office, Nepalgunj  provided financial assistance to 35-year-old Rubina Halwai, a victim of  domestic violence to go through a legal process on February 27. The victim appealed for help on the recommendation of the Human Rights Research Center on February 3. The victim said that the poor financial situation made…

February 28, 2024  
Complaint Against Accused of Rape

The aggrieved party filed a complaint against 21-year-old Dipak Chauhan of Suddhodhan Rural Municipality-5 Gogouli at the District Police Office on February 25 alleging that he raped a 17-year-old girl on January 10. DSP Manohar Prasad Bhatta of the District Police Office said that the accused is currently absconding and…

February 26, 2024  
Accused of Killing Arrested

Police arrested Bhim Bahadur Budha, 32, on February 23 for the charge of killing his 28-year-old wife Mankumari of Madi Rural Municipality-1 Jayalkhase on the same day. District Police Office Inspector Ram Narayan Gupta said that the accused killed his wife by hitting her on the neck with a sharp…

February 26, 2024  
Accused of Killing Arrested

Police arrested 35-year-old assistant constable Yam Bahadur Jhankri, of Karnali Province Police Training Center, Nepalgunj, on the charge of killing 26-year-old police constable Dhanmaya Thapa Magar, of Panchapuri Municipality working at Ward Police Office, Ghorahi Dang, on 15 February. Yam Bahadur shot three rounds of bullets at his wife while…

February 16, 2024  
First Same-sex Marriage Registered in Bardiya

Bardiya registered its first homosexual marriage. Anju Devi Shrestha (Dipti), 33 of Badaiyatal Rural Municipality-2 and 33-year-old Supita Gurung of Kohalpur Municipality-5 legally obtained their marriage registration certificate on February 11, 2024. They applied for their marriage registration at the ward office on 18 January. Ward Chairperson Diladev Giri said…

February 15, 2024  
Accused of Attempted Rape Arrested

Police arrested 27-year-old Ashrit Shrestha from Butwal on February 6,  of Mallarani rural municipality-4, Pyuthan currently living in Butwal sub-municipality-9, on the charge of attempting to rape a 23-year-old woman. The victim filed a complaint at the Area police office, Butwal, on February 7, alleging that the accused attempted to…

February 8, 2024  
Accused of Trafficking Arrested

Police arrested 21-year-old Kalim Miya of Ramgram Municipality-2, 26-year-old Arun Mal of Brijhawa of India's Debriya District, and 28-year-old Shailesh Verma of Chotki Pakdi, Maharajgunj District, India, on February 2 for allegedly taking a 17-year-old girl and a 21-year-old woman to India for trafficking. . DSP Resham Bohra of the…

February 3, 2024  
Police Rescued Abandoned Newborn

The police rescued a newborn found on January 31 in a goat pen in Pyuthan Municipality-4. The locals reported the police after finding the baby wrapped in a cloth in the goat pen of a resident, Chhaya Bhandari. The baby was taken to the District Hospital Bajubar for treatment. The…

February 1, 2024  
Lifetime Imprisonment for Crime of Rape

The District Court sentenced 59-year-old Ren Bahadur Nepali of Bhumikasthan Municipality-7 to life imprisonment for the crime of raping a five-year-old girl. Registrar Narayan Poudel of theDistrict Court informed that bench of Shrikrishna Jung Shah on January 31 found the accused guilty and  sentenced him to lifetime imprisonment along with…

February 1, 2024