Supreme Court lottery system brings semblance of calm after weeks of disruption, but there are issues

https://kathmandupost.com/national/2022/01/08/supreme-court-lottery-system-brings-semblance-of-calm-after-weeks-of-disruption-but-there-are-issues Adopting a lottery system for preparing the cause list—a list of cases to be heard by justices—besides Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana’s resignation was one of the demands of the Supreme Court justices when they started their agitation on October 25 last year. On November 18, 2021, Rana, as demanded by the justices, called… Continue reading Supreme Court lottery system brings semblance of calm after weeks of disruption, but there are issues

After weeks of silence, Chief Justice Rana starts asserting his role

https://kathmandupost.com/national/2021/12/22/after-weeks-of-silence-chief-justice-rana-starts-asserting-his-role About two months since the crisis in the judiciary started to unfold, following a revolt by justices against Cholendra Shumsher Rana, the chief justice appears to have started to up his ante, just as lawyers’ protest continues. After asking Chief Registrar Lal Bahadur Kunwar to stop the ongoing lawyers’ protests in front of the… Continue reading After weeks of silence, Chief Justice Rana starts asserting his role

As Omicron spreads in India, experts say next two weeks are crucial

https://kathmandupost.com/health/2021/12/21/as-omicron-spreads-in-india-experts-say-next-two-weeks-are-crucial As cases of the Omicron infection of Covid-19 have been reported in many states of India, public health experts in Nepal say the next two weeks will be crucial for determining how the new variant impacts Nepal. They say the rise in new cases of the Omicron variant in India is concerning as thousands… Continue reading As Omicron spreads in India, experts say next two weeks are crucial

Two weeks after launching e-passport, government goes on issuing machine-readable ones

https://kathmandupost.com/national/2021/11/29/two-weeks-after-launching-e-passport-government-goes-on-issuing-machine-readable-ones On Sunday noon, it had been eight hours since Bikash Shrestha stood in a queue at the Department of Passports at the western gate of the Narayanhiti Palace Museum to renew his passport. “I came here at 4am, and stood in the queue. Until now I haven’t eaten anything except a packet of dry… Continue reading Two weeks after launching e-passport, government goes on issuing machine-readable ones