The increasing tendency of negotiations, re-negotiations and settlement for a corpse somewhere inside a hospital’s dark room does not sound commonsensical. It has affected the overall health sector.Visha Kafle/ Janak Nepal: Centre for Investigative Journalism-NepalRead More
Haggling of corpse in hospitalsPosted on: Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 5:10 am
Dismal university versus sharp-witted teachersPosted on: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:28 am
The future of Nepal’s oldest university – Tribhuwan University (TU) – looks rather dismal basically due to two reasons: slack administrative rigorousness and deceitful staffers and teachers operating private colleges and institutions avidly. In fact, these deceitful staffers pop in the university building only to sing their attendance to ensure their salary. Let’s have a look what a confidential report prepared by TU monitoring directorate reveals:
-Pramod Acharya: Centre for Investigative Journalism-NepalRead More
Crusher ‘lords’ don’t get crushedPosted on: Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 7:49 am
A story of Nawalparasi crusher dons who transferred two LDOs in seven months
-Kalpana Bhattarai, Centre for Investigative Journalism-NepalRead More
A Case of Academic Degeneration in Nepali UniversitiesPosted on: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 10:11 am
The involvement of Asst. Professors, Associate Professors and Full Professors in plagiarism and replicating the academic work of others to gain academic promotions and to perpetuate existing jobs practiced within universities. How? -Pramod Acharya: Centre for Investigative Journalism-NepalRead More
Revelation-Malpractice of Tax Settlement Commission: Huge Crime on National TreasuryPosted on: Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 8:34 am
In the name of tax settlement, taxes collected from people have been given back to the businessmen. Not only this, the taxes admitted by many of the business clans have been returned to them saying that ‘for the sake of justice’.
-Krishna Acharya/ Krishna Gyanwali: Center for Investigative Journalism- NepalRead More
Frequent poll deferrals cost Rs 4 billion to state cofferPosted on: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 9:57 am
The deferrals of the local elections time and again have incurred the nation an excess expenditure of over Rs 4 billion, it has been revealed. Election officers and security agencies who do not hesitate to take advantage of the situation for their own financial gains have also contributed to the exorbitant amount of the excess expenditures.
-Bhadra Sharma: Centre for Investigative JournalismRead More
Local elections and Madhesh factor: Do votes come with a price tag?Posted on: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 7:21 am
Among several factors influencing elections in Madhesh, big-spending of money shapes the process. "Bhagawan tahat bheti", (fund raising as per the influence of local leaders) and ‘katla ki raat' (late night effect) influence the next day's elections in Madhesh. Other factors include caste and candidate's personal influence.
-Saroj Raj Adhikari /Bhusan Yadav : Centre for Investigative JournalismRead More
Gumba Village: A world on its ownPosted on: Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 11:03 am
Imagine a village without communication facilities like telephone, radio, etc. The only primary school in the village opens hardly three months a year. Due to travel time taken for voting which is almost two days up and down, villagers are reluctant to take initiative. Here we try to unfold a story of a remote hilly village in the far-western district, Bajura.
-Prakash Singh: Centre For Investigative JournalismRead More
No fancy Slogans: Only roads, electricity and reconstructionPosted on: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 7:57 am
While election slogans of introducing metro trains, trams, and free WiFi have been reverberated in the urban areas, including Kathmandu; slogans of electricity, construction of roads and earthquake-destroyed houses have drawn inspiration of the disparate voters in the mountainous region.
-Navaraj Mahatara (Humla), Anu Acharya (Rasuwa),Sujata Tamanga (Solukhumbu): Centre for Investigative JournalismRead More
Voting with conscience? It’s a fantasyPosted on: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 4:56 am
Election slogan of "casting vote for one's desired candidate without fear" has been a showy publicity for Dalits and poor people of Bajhang. Life of Dalits is crushing and with no control over their living conditions. Their concern is: "Imagine our fate if we cast our vote against landlord's desire when we are compelled to take their permission on trivial issues."
-Basanta Pratap Singh : Centre for Investigative Journalism -NepalRead More