The Kathmandu Post (Nepal)
Established in Feb 1993, the Kathmandu Post is Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily and it’s leading English language newspaper. The daily circulation of 82,000 copies makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely circulated newspaper.
The Kathmandu Post is considered one of the most reliable publications for news, opinion and original content. It is a 16-page broadsheet that covers a wide variety of news, views and analyses and includes the Money section, a daily four-page pullout dedicated exclusively to business news. The newspaper’s Op-Ed section, which is widely followed, features columns by some of Nepal’s leading intellectuals, writers and experts from various sectors.
KATHMANDU (Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - The Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), one of the two transitional justice mechanisms, is preparing to summon Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to record his statement on the charge that the state of emergency imposed during his tenure as the prime minister at the time of the decade-long war was responsible for enforced disappearances.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - Nepal’s air traffic control (ATC) can now monitor the country’s entire airspace and keep track of aircraft from the Himalaya to the Indian border using an advanced radar system recently built on a hilltop in Lalitpur.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - Eleven years after Comprehensive Peace Accord, Nepal's political parties are still to internalise the essence of transitional justice
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - Promulgation of the constitution through a Constituent Assembly, integration of Maoist combatants into the security forces, management of arms and justice to war-era victims were some of the major issues the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) envisioned when it was signed between the government and then Maoist rebels on November 21, 2006.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - The Ministry of Finance has proposed to set up the Public Expenditure Review Commission, which will recommend ways to raise income generating capacity and reduce expenditure of the three tiers of the government, under former minister and former finance secretary Vidyadhar Mallik.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - A total of 2.6 million Nepalis, nine per cent of the country’s total population, still do not have access to toilets and are left with no choice but to defecate out in the open, according to the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS).