Corruption charge sheet filed against former minister Badri Neupane Reporter
February 05, 2019

The anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a case against former minister Badri Neupane and 12 others on charge of corruption. The former minister is charged of embezzling Rs 315.2 million while renting the land for Fun Park.

The CIAA filed the case stating that norms and processes were breached to rent the 60 ropani land of Bhrikuti Mandap belonging to the Social Welfare Council (SWC). The other alleged in the case are the then vice-chairman of the SWC Pramod Mehata, treasurer Kunja Bihari Prasad Chaudhary, member Rabindra Kumar, Mohan Kumar Sharma, Madan Kumar Lal Karn and Hari Neupane, among others.

Messages of President, PM on Sonam Lhosar Reporter
February 05, 2019
The country is observing the 2855th Sonam Lhosar, a festival celebrated particularly by Tamang community, with various programmes today. The festival which marks New Year of Tamang community falls in the Shukla Pratipada of the Nepali month of Magh. On the occasion, a special programme will be held in Tundikhel where a variety of clothing, foods and artworks of Tamang community will be put on display, said Belilo Tamang, senior vice chairperson of the main organising committee. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to inaugurate the programme at 1 pm. Meanwhile, President Bidya Devi Bhandari extended a message of…

Rural women's access to property nominal Reporter
February 05, 2019
Most of the rural women of this area are still confined to merely handle household and kitchen chores. The rural women also are equally suffering from various forms and manifestations of violence. Majority of women are yet to be aware of their constitutionally-guaranteed rights. The marginalized and disadvantaged section of rural women is deprived of enjoying these rights. The situation is more alarming among the rural women in Karnali. The family burden has pushed them to a situation that they…