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From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The disastrous storm in Bara and Parsa district of southern Nepal has been the most highlighted issue on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday. The newspapers have covered the incident and post-disaster crises from a variety of angles. Few other issues from political, sociocultural and economic […]

Five nominated for Supreme Court judgeship

Kathmandu, April 2 The Judicial Council on Tuesday nominated five persons for the vacant positions of justice at the Supreme Court. Those nominated for the position include senior advocate Kumar Regmi, advocates Hari Phunyal and Manoj Kumar Sharma. Likewise, incumbent Patan High Court chief judge Prakash Dhungana and Surkhet High Court judge Sushma Lata Mathema […]

Court tells author Pratikshya to correct her novel and apologise to Badis

Kathmandu, March 4 The Supreme Court of Nepal has ordered novelist Saraswati Pratiskhya to ‘correct’ some sections her novel ‘Nathiya’ and apologise to members of the Badi community, concluding that the sections disrespected the community members’ dignity. Though the novel was promoted as a tale of pains of the marginalised Dalit community, some leaders of […]

Writ at Supreme Court seeks protection of stray cattle

Kathmandu, March 4 Concerned over the fate of stray cattle, especially cows and oxen, of Kathmandu, a writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding that the government ensure immediate protection of them. Advocate Padam Bahadur Shrestha on Sunday filed the writ, naming the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, the […]

Supreme Court stays implementation of increased minimum wage of journalists

Kathmandu, February 5 The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interim order, staying the government decision to increase the minimum wage of journalists by 25 per cent. A single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana issued the order in response to a writ filed by Mohan Chandra Singh among others. Rana has stated in […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published in Kathmandu on Thursday have given priority to a host of issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. The┬áSupreme Court order on the operation of military court has received considerable attention along with the government planning to pass the National Medical Education Bill without addressing Dr Govinda KC’s […]