Jhapa residents losing lives to electric fences, elephant attacks
According to the District Police Office, eight people have been killed in elephant attacks in the last three years while the number of people dying from illegal electric fences is seven.
Despite laws in place, justice still out of reach for Dalits in Nepal
As discrimination and deaths continue, experts say law needs amendment to lift the burden of proof off victims.
Jhapa jute farmers stare at an uncertain future as crop productivity falls
Three decades ago, the country used to be a major exporter of jute to Europe, and the golden fibre was one of the major sources of foreign exchange.
Foreigners barred entry from Jhapa borders
Covid-19 hospital in Dharan struggling to cope with growing number of patients.
Kolkata High Court orders state government to consider compensating Timsina
The Timsina family faced hardships due to his incarceration, the court notes.
Durga Prasad Timsina reunites with his mother after four decades
The 60-year-old, who had been held in Indian prison without proper trial for the last 40 years, meets his 85-year-old mother and relatives at his ancestral home in Ilam.
‘I was innocent’, says Timsina upon his release after 40 years in Indian prison
The 60-year-old was jailed on charges of murdering a woman in Darjeeling in 1980. News about him came to light when an inmate spoke of him after his release last October.
Nepali man languishing in Indian prison for the past 40-years released
Durga Prasad Timsina of Ilam was serving a prison term without a formal sentence for the last four decade on a murder charge. ‘I am innocent’, he said after his release.
Nepal's tea exports thrive despite Covid-19 pandemic
Shipments to Germany alone were worth Rs52.7 million in the first half of the fiscal year, officials said.
TransNepal Freight Services wins bid to operate Kakarbhitta dry port in eastern Nepal
Intermodal Transport Development Board has handled the facility since its construction.
Local unit moves Musahar families to new settlement without basic amenities
Kankai Municipality has built 14 houses without road connectivity, power and water supply.
‘I’m shocked it happened to me’. Record-breaking athlete comes to grips with caste-based discrimination
Chandra Kala Lamgade, who has represented Nepal in two South Asian Games and an Asian Championship, is seven months pregnant and was allegedly attacked for standing up against discrimination.
Farmers get raw deal as middlemen take the lion's share
Ginger, tea and cardamom growers are forced to sell their produce for whatever prices they can get due to obstacles in exporting agro products to India.
Man shot in clash over ox slaughtering dies
The clash occurred between the locals of Kamatoli and police on Wednesday.
Three children died after drowning in an under-construction pond in Bhadrapur Municipality
One body was recovered from an under-construction pond in Kamaldhap Tourism and Wetland Construction Site on Wednesday while two were recovered on Thursday, said police.