Samipa Khanal

Latest from Samipa Khanal

Action plan delay leaves goal in doubt

The ‘National Action Plan to End Child Marriage’ is likely to take a few months before coming into effect due to apathy of concerned stakeholders towards giving a final shape to the draft.

7-day trial run begins to ease traffic jams

Beginning Wednesday, stakeholders have agreed to launch a seven-day trial run of banning trucks, tippers and mini trucks during rush hours from entering the Valley in a bid to curb chronic traffic congestion at Lokanthali, Jadibuti, Koteshwor and Tinkune.

Complaints from men on rise at police’s women cell

When Nepal Police set up Women and Children Service Directorate (WCSD), the main objective was ensuring women and children’s easy access to the law enforcement agency so that they could report in case any offence is committed against them.

Rhinos continue to face threat from poachers

The country would have been celebrating zero rhino poaching for third consecutive year on May 3, a feat in Nepal’s conservation efforts, had there not been a major setback on the night of April 7 when poachers killed a one-horned rhino in the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Cyber crimes of harassing women on rise

On an evening in 2012, Uma Khadka (name changed) was out with her friends at a restaurant. She got a frantic call from her sister, who alerted her about the nude photos of women leaked from her Facebook page. Bewildered, Khadka checked her profile immediately and removed the posts.

CCWB reunites 200 street kids with families

More than one-third of the children who were rescued from the streets of Kathmandu Valley have been reunited with their families almost a year after a rehabilitation campaign was initiated by the Central Child Welfare Board in May 2016.

Lumbini chokes as pollution levels cross safe limits

Data analysis of air quality monitoring stations set up last year in five places across the country shows that Lumbini is the most polluted city followed by Chitwan, Ratnapark (Kathmandu), Pulchowk (Lalitpur) and Dhulikhel (Kavrepalanchok).

Load More