Former Maoist child soldier reaches out to UN over injustice

Kathmandu, April 14 -- Lenin Bista, a former Maoist child soldier, has taken to an international platform to raise the issue of hundreds of former child soldiers who fought against the state for the M... Read More

After mega projects, government assigns Army to construct homes

Kathmandu, April 6 -- Amid widespread criticism that the Nepal Army is increasing its commercial activities, the government on Thursday decided to award yet another project to the national defence for... Read More

Police reveals the names of individuals accused of leaking SEE question papers

Kathmandu, April 5 -- The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police on Thursday made public the names of six people, including two police personnel deployed to guard the question papers, who were a... Read More

Complaints registered with transitional justice bodies to be sealed until new leadership assumes office

Kathmandu, April 2 -- As the current leadership at two transitional justice commissions is set to retire in two weeks, conflict victims and human rights defenders have expressed concerns over security... Read More

No more secrecy

Nepal, March 31 -- More than a month after the second amendment to the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2014, the government formed a recommendation committee ... Read More

Let provincial government hold remaining SEE exams: Experts

Kathmandu, March 31 -- Amid a spat between the central and provincial governments regarding the question paper leak of Secondary Education Examination in Province 2, experts have suggested that the fe... Read More

SEE exams in Province 2 suspended

Kathmandu, March 30 -- The government has decided to suspend tests of the remaining subjects under the School Leaving Certificate (SEE) examination in Province 2 in the wake of back-to-back question p... Read More

Government's intent to keep security policy secret raises concerns

Kathmandu, March 29 -- Even almost two weeks after the Cabinet endorsed the National Security Policy, the document is yet be made public, raising concerns about the government intent to keep it under ... Read More

Government ban unconstitutional, says Nepal Bar Association

Kathmandu, March 27 -- Around two weeks after the government's decision to ban the activities of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, Nepal Bar Association, an umbrella body of lawyers... Read More

Thapaliya recommended for the position of chief election commissioner

Kathmandu, March 26 -- The Constitutional Council on Monday picked incumbent Secretary Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya as the chief election commissioner, the post that became vacant after the retirement of Ay... Read More