Nepalese leader, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav greets visiting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Rastrapathi Bhavan in Kathmandu on Friday . The president earlier visited Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha. (Pic by Suadth Silva)
AG’s Department call for reports on three prisoners
The Attorney General’s Department has called for reports from the police and other relevant authorities on three remand prisoners – two former army soldiers and a civilian woman – incarcerated in the Jaffna prison, to ascertain whether the law has been fair by them, a top official said last week.
Opposition asks Elections
Commissioner to intervene in resettling IDPs
With Presidential and Parliamentary elections expected in early 2010, the Opposition wants at least 75% of around 200,000 IDPs remaining in northern refugee camps to be resettled in their original homes by the end of this month.