Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Gehendra Lama Bomjan, 58, of Konjyosom Rural Municipality-2, Shankhu has been arrested on May 9, 2021, on a charge of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl. The victim had lodged a complaint at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Chapagaun on May 8 alleging that the accused had sexually abused the girl on…

May 11, 2021  
President Bhandari calls for Parties to Claim Majority Government

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has called the political parties in the House of Representatives to form a government of the majority as per Article 76(2) of the Constitution of Nepal. After Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli lost the vote of confidence in the House of Representative, President Bhandari has called…

May 11, 2021  
Update of May 10 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 405,794 after additional 9,271 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 10, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 306,794 of the total infected have recovered and the rate of recovery has reached 76% along with the 4,007…

May 10, 2021  
Prime Minister Oli Loses Vote of Confidence in the Parliament

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli lost a vote of confidence in the government he had tabled as per Article 100 (1) of the constitution. Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota had announced that the vote of confidence was not approved after only 93 out of 232 lawmakers present in the House of Representatives…

May 10, 2021  
Update of May 9 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 394,667 after additional 8,850 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 9, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 302,787 of the total infected have recovered and the rate of recovery has reached 76.7% along with the 4,022…

May 9, 2021  
Update of May 8 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 385,890 after additional 8,287 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 8, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 298,765 of the total infected have recovered and the rate of recovery has reached 77.4% along with the 3,370…

May 8, 2021  
Supreme Court orders release of the Journalist Duo

The Supreme Court has ordered the release of Anish Tamang, Executive Editor and Prabhat Lama, General Manager of Ujjyalo Network Online. The court issued the order in a habeas corpus writ filed by the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Lalitpur, demanding the release of Durgalal Lama known as Prabhat Lama. A…

May 8, 2021  
Update of May 7 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 377,603 after additional 9,023 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 7, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 295,395 of the total infected have recovered and the rate of recovery has reached 78.2% along with the 2,905…

May 7, 2021  
Civil Society Organizations Appeal Government to Prioritize Right to Health

Civil society organizations have appealed to the local government to focus on improving the physical infrastructure, quarantine, and construction of holding centres by stopping construction work other than the urgent ones. Thirty-seven civic organizations, including the NGO Federation of Nepal, Federation of Nepali Journalists and INSEC, have issued 26-point appeals…

May 7, 2021  
Update of May 6 Regarding COVID-19 Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people has reached 368,580 after additional 8,970 new cases were detected positive in Nepal on May 6, 2021. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 292,490 of the total infected have recovered and the rate of recovery has reached 79.4% along with the 2,707…

May 6, 2021