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Calls to national helpline for women are growing, but it is accessible to only a few

Kathmandu, April 3 -- Every ten minutes, a woman somewhere in Nepal dials 1145, the helpline operated by the National Women Commission, seeking assistance. Majority of these calls are made by survivor... Read More


Waling Municipality says it will sue Michael Kobold if the fire truck is not delivered

Kathmandu, March 22 -- Waling Municipality Mayor Dilip Pratap Khand says his office is ready to take German watchmaker Michael Kobold and his associates to court if the latter don't fulfill an agreeme... Read More


Trump administration halts plans to end the temporary protected status of Nepali and Honduran immigrants

Kathmandu, March 13 -- Thousands of Temporary Protected Status holders from Nepal and Honduras got a reprieve on Tuesday after the Trump administration agreed to temporarily halt the termination of th... Read More


Women are being denied equal rights in the name of national security and sovereignty: Binda Pandey

Kathmandu, March 8 -- Lawmaker Binda Pandey, a member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has been one of the most vocal proponents of equal citizenship laws in Parliament. Pandey, who has been... Read More


Debate over Nepali women's right to pass on citizenship to children reignites as House Committee holds discussions on controversial provisions

Kathmandu, March 7 -- The debate over the Citizenship Amendment Bill has reignited after the Parliament's State Affairs and Good Governance Committee on Monday passed a controversial provision which r... Read More


Nepali immigrants are suing the Trump administration over the end of their temporary protected status

Kathmandu, Feb. 12 -- A group of Temporary Protected Status holders from Nepal and Honduras is suing the Trump administration for its decision to terminate TPS designation for the two countries, argui... Read More