2 Slaps – Inhuman punishment; is the society going backward?

A warning notice posted near the Bishnumati Bridge in Balaju, Kathmandu reads:

If anybody is found throwing garbage around this Bishnumati Bridge, out people volunteers will charge Rs. 5000 fine and slap 2 times.

Doesn’t the rule sound like a "Jungle Rule"? No civil society allows "local youth" to punish anybody. Punishing is the job of law enforcement officers or the police officers. Nobody else can punish anybody – that too physically.


Nobody can deny the fact that the person who
litters a public place should be punished, but physical punishment is inhuman.

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Pole and wire – mutual support!

A twitter user, @gogoze, posted the amazing photo below. The engineering principles and rules fail when people build structures like that seen in the photo below.

It is unthinkable, unbelievable to see cable supporting hanging poles in the air. This should be the perfect example of how engineers work in Nepal. Another photo (it should be pretty scary to look up like that):

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Only in Nepal – newspaper neutrality and sustainability

As long as our newspapers depend on some political party (or, one leader in this case), the debate of neutrality, in itself, is flawed.

The journalists are more worried about loosing the job! (read the comment written by the journalist Arun Baral – click to enlarge)


It seems, it is a very tough choice between the sustainability and neutrality.

Does this prove newspapers (National Dailies) are compromising their neutrality to sustain?