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Newly elected minister Bhatta setting a bad example?
January 14, 2020

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s cabinet reshuffle has many researching on the newly elected ministers. Naturally, the first thing we scan for is their respective social media handles. During the course, we find a photo shared by the newly elected Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Lekh Raj Bhatta on Facebook, which grabs our attention. […]

US Congressmen urges govt to “fully protect human rights of Tibetans in Nepal”
January 14, 2020

US Congressmen James P McGovern and Christopher H. Smith, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, released a letter to the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, urging the Nepalese government to fully protect the human rights of Tibetans in Nepal. According to a press release issued by Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of […]

With great power comes great ignorance (for the privileged)
January 14, 2020

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is going through a health crisis. Yesterday, Oli visited Grande International Hospital for a ‘regular heath checkup’. While there have been reports that the Prime Minister is mulling another kidney transplant, no details have emerged as of yet. Over the past few weeks, the Prime Minister’s health condition has been […]

Supreme Court outlawed chaupadi in 2005, yet it’s claiming lives in Achham
January 14, 2020

A young girl died while she was practicing chhaupadi in Achham district of Sudur Paschim Province last night. Police have identified the deceased as 21-year-old Parbati Rawat, of Siddheshwori 21, Sanfebagar municipality-3. The Supreme Court outlawed chaupadi in 2005 and introduced a law that stipulates a three-month jail sentence and/or Rs 3,000 fine against those convicted […]

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