Nepal | November 15, 2019

Trial hearing complete on Alam case, decision awaited

Trial hearing in the case of suspended lawmaker of Nepali Congress, Mohammad Aftab Alam, has been completed today. The decision is now awaited as to whether he will remain in custody or be released while the investigation continues....

Kathmandu

Children of daily wage earners face abuse

A child writes with chalk on a wall to celebrate Shreepanchami festival at Saraswati temple in Kathmandu, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Children of daily wage earners have been suffering mental and other types of problems, states a report based on a study conducted on 103 children of daily wage earners, who were located at eight child care homes following their rescue....

Nepal

Reflector stickers pasted to avert accidents

Traffic police have started pasting reflector (retro) stickers along the Nepalgunj-Kohalpur road to minimise road accidents in Banke....

World

Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said....

Opinion

  • Bliss of freedom

    We keep celebrating International Women’s Day, and our heads are held high with pride. But the question is, are our women really free? Most of them ...

  • Editorial: Protect victims

    Although relocation of the vulnerable with changed identity has been suggested, is this feasible in a small country like ours?...

  • Opinion: Science education, make it job-oriented

    Science and technology has not been the first choice of students in Nepal due to limited employment opportunities. The curriculum in Nepal’s univers...

  • Bliss of freedom

    We keep celebrating International Women’s Day, and our heads are held high with pride. But the question is, are our women really free? Most of them ...

  • Editorial: Protect victims

    Although relocation of the vulnerable with changed identity has been suggested, is this feasible in a small country like ours?...

  • Opinion: Science education, make it job-oriented

    Science and technology has not been the first choice of students in Nepal due to limited employment opportunities. The curriculum in Nepal’s univers...

Business

Govt scraps construction agreement with Pappu

The government has scrapped the construction agreement with Pappu Construction — a company with a poor track record — for the 85-metre-long Bagmati Arch Bridge in Tinkune, stating that the firm has been unable to meet the set criteria....

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