KATHMANDU — The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has condemned the incident that the cops have assaulted photo journalists inside the Singha Durbar premises on Sunday.
Issuing a statement, the FNJ has also demanded justice for the injured journalist and prompt action against the ones who attacked journalist stating that the attack is against the press freedom.
Photo Journalist Kabin Adhikari, working for Onlinekhabar.com, was beaten by police in Singha Durbar while he is trying to cover the ongoing demonstration of the civil servants outside the Ministry of General Administration.
Police stopped Adhikari and started beating him up with sticks while taking photographs of the protest. He has sustained injuries after the incident and is currently receiving medical attention.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.