Friday, 25 May 2018

Plan to waive Balkrishna Dhungel's jail term challenged

Posted by Anup Baral | May 25, 2018 :
A petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the recommendation of Dillibazaar Prison Office to waive the remaining jail sentence of former lawmaker of the then CPN (Maoist Centre) Balkrishna Dhungel. He is doing time in the Dillibazaar Central Jail in a murder case. Update: The apex court had issued an order in the name of the Nepal Police Inspector General to arrest Dhungel after finding that he was walking free and making contemptuous statements against the judiciary. Dhungel was sentenced life imprisonment with property seizure by the Supreme Court. The police have presented him before Kathmandu District Court amid tight security today itself. It has been learned that he will be sent to the Dillibazar-based prison.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.