Nepal | April 21, 2019

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  • Art & Culture

    Paleti resumes to honour women in Nepali music

    Singer Meena and Aavaas perform at the 'Paleti' in Kathmandu, on Friday, February 22, 2019. Courtesy: Nepalaya KATHMANDU: After a short interruption, Paleti has resumed its regular show with the theme 'Celebrating Women in Nepali Music', on Friday. On the occasion, female pioneer singers...

  • Oddities

    Oscar win seen ending shame about menstruation that puts women at risk

    NEW DELHI: Giving an Academy Award to a documentary about periods set in India will help shatter the monthly shame that impacts millions of women globally, with some even dying in isolation while menstruating, health campaigners said on Monday. The Netflix film "Period. End of Sentence.", set...

  • Women

    Yearning for Olympic gold, ‘Magnificent Mary’ keeps punching

    MUMBAI: MC Mary Kom has spent close to two decades slugging it out in the ring but even at 36 one of the most decorated women boxers in the amateur game has no intention of quitting before she gets a chance to land the ultimate prize in Tokyo next year. 'Magnificent Mary', as she is known in ...

  • Nepal

    Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

    Ministry lacks clarity on umbrella law

    The judiciary is unitary, but the constitution provisions creation of Provincial Judicial Service Commission Kathmandu, April 20 Although the KP Sharma Oli-led government has enacted more than a dozen laws to facilitate implementation of the new constitution, it failed to bring new legislation t...

  • Travel

    Amsterdam sex workers angry at red light district tours ban

    AMSTERDAM: The city of Amsterdam’s latest attempt to rein in the nuisance of over-tourism by banning guided tours of the red light district has run into opposition from some of the people it is intended to protect: sex workers. The Dutch capital plans to ban such tours, saying they are disr...

  • Entertainment

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

    Judge says Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now single

    LOS ANGELES: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final. Los Angeles Superior Court documents show that Judge John W. Ouderkirk entered a judgment Friday, saying the couple is no longer married. Her name was also re...