LALITPUR, Feb 19: The human rights organization Informal Sector Service Center (Insec) has accused the government of failing to curb killings and rights violations by non-state actors.
Among a total of 255 killings in 2017, the state was responsible for the killing of 11 individuals whereas non-state killings numbered 214, with 30 killings still unaccounted for, according to Human Rights Year Book-2018 published by the rights organization.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), two leftist parties in charge of the federal government and six of the seven provinces, have struck a historic merger deal.
A meeting of top leaders of the two parties at late night Monday officially approved the "left unity" deal agreeing, in principle, on party leadership, organization and ideology.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Among thousands of candidates vying for public offices in the upcoming elections are dozens of contractors who have won bids to build roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects. Major political parties have fielded them as both first-past-the-post (FPTP) and proportional representation (PR) candidates.