Nepal | February 18, 2020

Justice likely to elude children allegedly molested by their school teacher

molestation charge

A teacher of a Lalitpur-based community school who has been accused of sexually molesting 26 girls of grades III, IV and V is likely to get off scot-free as the school management committee is undecided whether or not to formally press charges against him....


Krishna Bahadur Mahara cleared of attempt-to-rape charge

Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who was charged with attempt-to-rape by a parliament secretariat staffer, has been cleared of all charges, today....


Domestic, foreign forces hell-bent on weakening govt, says PM Oli

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday charged that forces against development and prosperity were hell-bent on weakening his government. ...


US flies 338 Americans home from cruise ship, including 14 with coronavirus

China coronavirus outbreak; Cambodia, Cruise ship, MS Westerdam

More than 300 Americans who had been stuck on a cruise ship affected by the coronavirus were back in the United States on Monday, flown to US military bases for two more weeks of quarantine after spending the previous 14 days docked in Japan....



NOC slashes price of petroleum products

petrol pump

The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the price of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 effective from Monday midnight....



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