Missing plane yet to be found
The Nepal Airlines plane believed to have crashed in Arghakhanchi district while flying from Pokhara to Jumla has not been found yet. Five teams of Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force from Gulmi and Arghakhanchi have not been able to locate the suspected crash site despite search operations for the past four hours. According to police, a rescue team has left for Murakot after concluding its search operation in Khidim VDC of Arghakhanchi.
Parliament likely to take one and a half months to finalise impeachment motion against Karki
It is likely to take one and a half months for the Legislature-Parliament to finalise the impeachment motion registered against Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki. The Parliament is commencing the discussions on the motion from October 25. The Parliament is expected to take two days (October 25 and 26) to wrap up preliminary discussions on the impeachment proposal.
Student Unions stage demonstration demanding Lokman Karki's impeachment
Various Student Unions staged a demonstration demanding that the impeachment motion registered at the Legislature-Parliament against Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Chief, Lokman Singh Karki be endorsed. The demonstration that began from Maitighar Mandala concluded as a corner meet at the parliament building in New Baneshwor.
Political maneuverings impossible in Lokman's impeachment motion: Speaker
Talking to reporters after today's parliament meet, she said, "The impeachment motion has already proceeded in the House. There's no place for political maneuvering. Either the MP who registered the proposal has to withdraw it, or it will go ahead. The PM has also said he will ensure a common is stance is made on the issue. So political maneuverings are impossible."
CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) in favour of impeachment motion
CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) has supported the impeachment motion filed in Parliament against Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Lokman Singh Karki. A statement released by Maoist Spokesperson Hari Bhakta Kandel today said, "Our party is firm on the matter that disciplinary action should be taken against any government employee or a person holding government position found to be misusing authority and involving itself in corruption."
Dahal directs Maoist lawmakers to endorse impeachment motion
CPN (Maoist Center) today directed all its lawmakers to support the impeachment motion filed in the Legislature-Parliament against Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki. A CPN (Maoist Center) Parliamentary Party meeting held at the building of Legislature-Parliament in New Baneshwor directed its lawmakers towards this end.
How, in today’s time, is it possible for a ‘Head' of a constitutional body to try tricks used by petty criminals like absconding, avoiding a summon by the court and not letting the notice be pasted at the home address to confuse the process in legal technicalities, and still be seen by our ‘Leaders’ as morally suited for the most powerful post in the country?
Beyond Plagiarism: How honest research could be promoted in Nepal
Sanctions for plagiarizing should be such that even if they are discovered years after the degree has been granted, the university in question should be able to retract the degree(s) it has granted to the student in question.
A patient's odyssey
“You should not expect much from doctors in Nepal because they choose to stay to serve the country unlike many who fly abroad to study and never come back,” a friend told me to mitigate my frustration. I understand what she meant; I acknowledge all those who choose to serve home but why is it aberrant to expect an ounce of professional ethics from them?
Words of gratitude
Over my daily monotonous commutes, I have realized that Mahanagar Yatayat and Traffic police in the valley deserve our utmost respect.
Let’s change the way we see rape
Feminism can help punish a rapist, but can never control rape. Some say rapists are mentally disturbed people. If this is true, how do we explain gang rape? Can a whole gang be mentally disturbed at the same time? What makes understanding the motive behind rape more difficult is that some rape cases are a result of ‘punishment’ imposed upon the raped by community for ‘violating’ social norms, customs.
For the visually impaired
Coincidentally, I was surfing the internet one day when I recalled those yellow tiles. On Google I typed ‘Odd yellow tiles on the sidewalk’. Instantly trusty Google displayed answers on the screen. I felt a fat smile form on my face as I read. Immediately I was praising Nepalese policymakers.