ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Wednesday, July 17Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (July 17, 2019).
Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (July 17, 2019).
For rape survivors in Nepal, police is not always their friend
Counselors who work with rape survivors say the belittling attitude of officers and the institution’s soul-crushing bureaucracy—survivors are forced to show up at the police station multiple times before the investigation even begins—can take a heavy toll.
Nepal doesn’t grow any palm. Here’s how it still exported billions worth of palm oil
Nepal exported palm oil worth Rs 8.7 billion, accounting for 10 percent of all exports in the 11 months of this fiscal year ending Tuesday. Until last fiscal, Nepal did not export any palm oil, as the country doesn’t produce as much as a drop of palm oil.
Flood victims spend nights in makeshift shelter in Rautahat
Before the flood, Badaharwa had 400 houses; 338 of them were either damaged or swept away on Friday night. Two hundred families are spending nights in makeshift shelters on the banks of Bagmati River. Forty more are living in ‘safe homes’ put together by Mandavi Organisation, a philanthropic institution.
Internet access to become costlier due to addition of service charge
Internet service providers will be adding 13 percent to the internet bill as telecommunication service charge from Wednesday as per Nepal government policy.
With just 10 months left in BRI pact, not a single project has made any real progress
Nepal had identified nine projects to finance under the BRI, but negotiations have come to a halt on all of them, according to officials at the Finance Ministry, which is the nodal agency to negotiate and execute projects under the BRI with various Chinese government agencies.