Control pollution, NHRC tells government

The National Human Rights Commission has recommended that the government mitigate the adverse impacts of environmental pollution on public health and promote cleanliness in Kathmandu valley to ensure that the citizen’s right live in a clean environment is not violated. Article 35 (4) of the constitution establishes each citizen’s right…

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They are citizens too Gender equality was sacrificed in the name of preserving social and cultural values – BHARATI SILAWAL-GIRI

The preamble to the constitution promises ‘to build an egalitarian society founded on the proportional inclusive and participatory principles in order to ensure economic equality, prosperity and social justice, by eliminating discrimination based on class, caste, region, language, religion and gender and all forms of caste-based untouchability’. Nevertheless, discriminatory provisions…

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More to join hunger strike

Unconvinced by the government’s offer of dialogue, more than 200 supporters of orthopaedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC have threatened to start hunger strike at Basantapur tomorrow. Advocate Om Prakash Aryal told a rally that more than 200 supporters would stage hunger strike tomorrow at Basantapur to express solidarity with Dr…

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