Former chief of the Kanchanpur District Police Office SP Dilliraj Bista, who was dismissed on charge of tampering evidence and mishandling initial investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant, appeared at the Kanchanpur District Court on Tuesday.
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Sunday filed a corruption case at the Special Court against its own employee--Assistant Sub-Inspector Janma Adhikari who was caught red-handed receiving bribe in January.
Rejecting the pension hike announced by the UK government recently, the agitating Gurkha veterans on Tuesday set July 1 deadline for both Nepal and British governments to meet their demands of pay, pension and facilities at par with British nationals serving in the British Army.
The construction of the Miteri bridge—that connects Tatopani in Sindhupalchok to Khasa in Tibet—has gained momentum. The bridge, damaged by the 2015 earthquake, has remained closed for the past three years.
Market monitoring, an exercise that is mandatory to ensure consumer health and safety, has not seen effective implementation in Jhapa district due to a lack of technical knowhow, required resources and manpower.
Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party-Nepal Baburam Bhattarai has objected to the government’s bid to further empower the prime minister by allowing him the authority to recommend army deployment without holding a meeting of the National Security Council.
Delays in the formation of a recommendation committee by the government will see two transitional justice bodies vacant following last month’s amendment to the Enforced Disappearances Inquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act-2014, that will conclude the terms of existing officials beginning April 14.
Six years of struggle to generate momentum for creating a separate Madhes. In and out of jail for about a dozen times on various charges. Behind bars for five consecutive months since October last year.