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Be serious about agreements, save Dr KC’s life: NHRC tells govt

Kathmandu, January 22 The constitutional human rights watchdog, National Human Rights Commission, has told the government to make maximum efforts to save the life of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death for past 14 days. The Commission has also urged the government to be serious about the agreements […]

NHRC relieves two members of responsibilities

Kathmandu, January 21 Nepal’s constitutional human rights watchdog, National Human Right Commission, has relieved two of its members of their assigned responsibilities. Sources claim Mohna Ansari has been relieved of her responsibility as the spokesperson of the constitutional body. The NHRC leadership has accused her of presenting herself as a nongovernment campaigner in the media. […]

Implementing laws on fundamental rights is difficult: NHRC

Kathmandu, December 9 The constitutional human rights watchdog, National Human Rights Commission, has says implementing the laws formulated to ensure fundamental rights listed in the 2015 constitution is difficult. The Commission made the remark as it submitted its annual report to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday. On the occasion, the Commission’s Chairman Anup Raj […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, October 12, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday have published reports about Nepal Communist Party leader Bamdev Gautam’s decision to withdraw his plan of contesting a byelection in Kathmandu-7 in his bid to secure a seat in the House of Representatives. Other major issues that have been featured on the front pages […]

NHRC’s attention drawn towards death in police custody

Kathmandu, September 2 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its attention was drawn seriously towards the death of a prisoner in Banke. Spokesperson Mohana Ansari said that the NHRC’s attention was seriously drawn towards the death of 30-year-old Ram Manohar Yadav of Banke district, who died during treatment while he was in detention. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu Valley on Thursday have given priority to a host of issues from political, sociocultural and financial spheres. Controversies regarding the death of two abduction suspects killed in an ‘encounter’ in Bhaktapur on Monday continues to be one of the most discussed issues in the press today […]