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507 Inmates Contract COVID-19 At Siraha Prison (rn 23/09/2020)

Constitution Day is like any other for city’s poor : Official celebrations take place barely a hundred metres from the people queuing up for free meals, by Anup Ojha (kp 20/09/2020)

Our most vulnerable need protection during the pandemic. We can then celebrate the constitution : First thing first, by Shreejana Pokhrel (rep 19/09/2020)

Around 750 quake displaced families live in landslide-prone settlements in Rasuwa : While some families have taken grants from the government to buy a plot of land, most are awaiting relocation to integrated settlements built by the government, by Balaram Ghimire (kp 19/09/2020)

Resettlement plans still to be readied, landslide survivors live in leaking tents : Not only immediate relief, survivors also need means to start their lives anew, experts say, by Anish Tiwari and Timothy Aryal (kp 18/09/2020), Resettle The Disaster-Hit, by Bini Dahal (rn 18/09/2020)

By extending restrictions, government is barking up the wrong tree, experts say : Authorities are still not following the basics—doing effective contact tracing, isolating the infected,  listening to experts and ensuring that there are sufficient dedicated Covid-19 health facilities, by Arjun Poudel (kp 27/08/2020)

Landslide-displaced people worry about their future : Many families who were driven by the landslide in Lidi are not assured by the government’s plan to resettle them, by Anish Tiwari (kp 24/08/2020)

The cost of stigma : The government must run a campaign to counter the infodemic surrounding Covid-19 (kp 24/08/2020)

Flood-displaced families from Bhajani seek refuge in forest: More than 550 families who were displaced by the July flood have moved to  a community forest after living on the Postal Highway for eight days, by Mohan Budhaair (kp 21/08/2020)

Integrated settlement plan in Karnali fails to move beyond paper, by Kalendra Sejuwal (kp 21/08/2020)

‘We had long been asking the authorities to move us to safer locations’: Lidi villagers say they knew a disaster was coming as the area weakened by the 2015 earthquakes was experiencing landslides since the start of the monsoon season, by Anish Tiwari (kp 15/08/2020), 44 feared dead in Sindhupalchowk landslide (ht ht 15/08/2020)

Young woman dies for want of treatment (ht 09/08/2020)

Monsoon-induced disasters occur every year but authorities ill-prepared to handle them: Hundreds of people are displaced by the monsoon disasters in Sudurpaschim Province year after year but the authorities rarely make disaster preparedness plan (kp 11/07/2029)

Conflict victims lament govt’s apathy in their joint submission (ht 11/07/2020)

Exploitation risk for women migrant workers has increased during pandemic, labour migration experts and rights activists say: They have urged the government to protect vulnerable women migrant workers and ensure their wages and other legal rights, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 05/07/2020)

Seven years since the Mahakali floods, victims await compensation: Residents of Khalanga fear possible floods every monsoon, as the embankments that were damaged seven years ago are yet to be reconstructed, by Manoj Badu (kp 21/06/2020)

Lawmakers demand govt bring home Nepalis abroad at the earliest, by Kamal Subedi (rep 17/05/2020), International Committee seeks prompt rescue of Nepalis in crisis (kh 17/05/2020)

Over 400,000 Nepalis stranded abroad appeal for rescue (kh 15/05/2020)

Structures destroyed by floods in the Mahakali river in 2013 are yet to be reconstructed: Only the damaged embankment and two government office buildings have been reconstructed in the last seven years, by Manoj Badu (kp 24/01/2020)

Children deprived of vaccination in Bajura, by Krishna Oli (rep 02/01/2020)

NHRC demands justice for farmers: Says state should not deviate from its duty to protect its citizens (ht 01/01/2020), Arrest absconding mill operator: Govt (ht 01/01/2020)

Without proper sanitation facilities, girls keep missing school during menstruation: While menstrual taboos already lead girls to miss school, a lack of water and sanitation at schools only pushes them to stay away, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 31/12/2019)


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