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Acid attack on Kathmandu woman; two suspects confess to crime

Kathmandu, July 24 A 22-year-old woman in Sitapaila of Kathmandu has survived an acid attack on Thursday evening. In a few hours after the crime, police personnel arrested two suspects, including one Indian national, both of whom confessed to the act. The victim was attacked on her face and she is currently undergoing treatment at […]

This Bhaktapur pond was dried for king’s visit 62 years ago. Today, locals restored it

On World Water Day 2005, cultural expert Satya Mohan Joshi stood at the end of Nigu Pukhu (literally meaning ‘two ponds’) of Madhyapur Thimi-4 in Bhaktapur and said, “We failed in preservation and management of our traditional water resources; we all should direct our efforts towards it.” Supporting Joshi, Nepal Bhasha ‘people’s poet’ Durga Lal […]