Accused of Killing Arrested

Police arrested 28-year-old Dipak Rai for killing his 46-years-old mother Namaswari Rai of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City-11 Kubirta Chowk. Police reported that the accused was arrested for investigation after the locals informed about the incident. It was reported that the accused had beaten his mother fatally during a domestic dispute on…

February 21, 2024  
Three Children Injured During a Clash in Children Reform Home

Three children were injured in a clash between children at the Children's Reform Home in Sarangkot, Pokhara Metropolitan City - 18. A clash broke out between ‘Naike and Bhainaike’ at the Children's Reform Home on February 17 while waiting in line for food. DSP Shrawan Kumar BK of District Police Office,  Kaski …

February 21, 2024  
Need to Cover New Issues of Human Rights: Chairperson Dr. Aryal

Dr. Kundan Aryal, Chairperson of INSEC, stated that the field of human rights is getting broader. Addressing the gathering of INSEC district representatives in Kathmandu on February 20, Chairperson Aryal said that with the increase in the area of human rights, the area of human rights violations and abuses has…

February 21, 2024  
Over 25 Cases of Human Rights Violations and Abuses Reported Daily

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) has reported statistics that every day more than 25 people are victims of human rights violations and abuses in Nepal. According to the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 2024 published by INSEC on February 19 more than 25 people are victims of  human rights violations…

February 20, 2024  
Initiation of National Workshop For Human Rights Defenders

The national workshop of the National Human Rights Defenders started in Kathmandu on February 20. The program was organized by INSEC, the National Human Rights Commission, and Dan Church Aid Nepal. The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, Tap Bahadur Magar, started the program by lighting the lamp. During…

February 20, 2024  
Constitution has ensured Civil and political rights: Former President Bhandari

Informal Sector Service center INSEC released its annual publication Nepal human rights yearbook 2024 amid a program at Kathmandu on Feb 19, 2024. The book was unveiled by former president Bidhya Devi Bhandari. During the program Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari in her speech said that the Constitution of Nepal…

February 19, 2024  
Human Rights Violation Index Records Highest Violations in Bagmati Province

The Human Rights Violation Index of 2023, published by INSEC, reveals that Bagmati Province has the highest number of violations. This information is part of the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 2024 released by INSEC on February 19. The published result indicates Bagmati as first regarding the number of violations, Madhesh…

February 19, 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  
Death in Sindhupalchowk Jail

53-year-old Krishna Nepali, of Melamchi Municipality-10, Shikharpur, serving his sentence in District Jail Sindhupalchowk, died of heart attack on 6 February. Bhim Bahadur Basnet, Guard of the prison said that the deceased sentenced to 25 years in prison by the district court, suddenly fainted inside the prison and died while…

February 8, 2024