KATHMANDU, June 17: Aiming to reduce domestic sexual violence between intimate partners and women, Equal Access International has launched a project- ‘Change Starts at Home’.
The project comprises research on violence against women, public awareness initiatives, radio program among other programs. The Change Starts at Home project targets married couples, their close family members, community and religious leaders and the community as a whole in Chitwan, Nawalparasi and Kapilbastu districts, said Equal Access Asian program coordinator Nirmal Rijal.
PANCHTHAR, June 17: A case of serious human rights violation has been lodged against former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
It is stated in the complaint that the former Prime Minister had mobilized Royal Nepal Army force to take lives of rebel CPN (Maoist) cadres at Ansrang-1 of Panchthar even after the truce for peace talks.
Consumers feel the heat of price hike, govt claims otherwise
KATHMANDU, June 17: Despite government's claims of having cracked its whip at price rises, the country's inflation is hovering at double digits.
According to the central bank's macroeconomic update, for the 10th month of the current fiscal year, consumer price inflation stood at 10 percent.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The second US-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) council meeting, held in the US capital -- Washington, DC, affirmed both the countries' belief that the bilateral trade and investment relationship has great potential that can be realized through adoption of enabling policies.