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Activists picket Baluwatar demanding action against rapists

Kathmandu, October 12 Human rights activities have picketed the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar of Kathmandu on Friday afternoon, demanding action against perpetrators of various cases of rape including that of Nirmala Pant in Bhimdatta Nagar of Kanchanpur district in July. The protesters vented their ire over the delay in concluding the investigation and bringing […]

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 […]

Pant murder: IGP says probe needs time as PM reminds him of cost of mishandling

Kathmandu, October 11 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli suggested that Nepal Police investigate into the mysterious rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant of Kanchanpur district around three months ago and book the perpetrators at the earliest. Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of Nepal Police Day at the Police Headquarters in Naxal, […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday have given priority to a host of issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. From politics, key issues to get featured on the broadsheet covers are the meeting of ruling Nepal Communist Party and statements made by the main opposition Nepali Congress about […]

Pant murder probe: Two more police personnel suspended

Kathmandu, October 8 Nepal Police on Monday suspended two more police personnel as it continued investigating into the role of its staff in the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant in Bhimdatta Nagar of Kanchanpur, and destruction of the evidence. Those suspended today are assistant subinspector Harasingh Dhami and constable Chandani Saud. Nepal Police […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, October 8, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have given the top priority to the report of an investigation committee on the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant in Kanchanpur district two and half months ago as the Ministry of Home Affairs made the report public yesterday. The newspapers have highlighted […]