Here are some stories you might have missed

We compile you some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post you might have missed.

Post Report, Mar 23 2019

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Shashank’s referendum remarks irk Congress

Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashank Koirala’s demand for holding referendum on religion, federalism and republicanism has drawn flak with party leaders warning that such “regressive” statement could put the party in peril.

ANIL GIRI, Mar 23 2019

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Trauma centre patients forced to seek MRI, CT scan services elsewhere

Maya Singh Kami, a local of Dhawang village in Rolpa district, fell off a tree a week ago. He was admitted to the Kathmandu-based National Trauma Center in an unconscious state three days after the incident. But doctors told Kami’s relative that he needed to undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test, a service that the trauma center does not offer.

Arjun Poudel, Mar 22 2019

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Nepali bureaucrats regularly asked for ‘their cut’ from Melamchi contractor, Italian officials say

Rampant corruption, regular demands for commission by government officials, and labyrinthine bureaucratic hassles forced the Italian contractor to abandon the Melamchi Water Supply Project, throwing the national pride project that is close to completion into uncertainty once again, a Post investigation has revealed.


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Two dead, dozens others injured during Holi celebrations in Kathmandu Valley

At least two people died and dozens others were injured in various accidents and assaults during Holi celebrations in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday.


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Supreme Court directs government to find ways to conserve Bagh Durbar

The Supreme Court has issued a mandamus order to the government to initiate the process within 15 days to decide the method for conserving the historic Sundhara-based Bagh Durbar.

Sanjaya Lama, Mar 20 2019

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Revellers mark Holi, the festival of colours (in photos)

Phagu Purnima or Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated with much fanfare in the Capital and other parts of the hilly region on Wednesday.

Post Report, Mar 20 2019

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Phagu Purnima being observed with fervour

Phagu Purnima or the festival of colours is being celebrated with much fanfare in hilly areas, including the capital city, on Wednesday.

RSS, Mar 20 2019

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Metropolis to introduce transportation bill to address traffic issues

In a bid to lessen the traffic hassles faced by the public in the metropolis, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City is planning to register ‘Transportation Bill 2075’ in the upcoming municipal assembly, which is going to be held on April 7.

ANUP OJHA, Mar 20 2019

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Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine offices padlocked

All Nepal Free Student Union and All Nepal Free Student Union (Revolutionary), student wings of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, padlocked the offices of Vice Chancellor of Tribhuvan University and Dean Office of the Institute of Medicine today.

ARJUN POUDEL, Mar 20 2019

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Congress demands government to explain ‘jana abhimat’ in its pact with CK Raut

The opposition party, Nepali Congress, has demanded that the government explain its interpretation of the democratic process based on “jana abhimat” pertaining to the demands of the Madhesi community as mentioned in the agreement signed with ‘free Madhes’ campaigner CK Raut two weeks ago.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Mar 20 2019

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Government moves indicate effort to centralise power in prime minister

In March 2016, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli made an announcement at the Kathmandu University senate that he would work to revise legal provisions, which would make the country’s executive head the ex-officio chancellor of all the universities.

Binod Ghimire, Mar 20 2019

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