Prisons in Nepal are holding double the number of inmates they were built for. One of Nepal’s oldest prisons- Palpa prison is in critical condition and human right activists say as a result it could collapse in on the prisoners. Rajneesh Bhandari went to western Nepal to find out more on this.
People in the Nepal are going with out electricity for up to 12 hours a day—due to daily power cuts. Nepal only produces about half its electricity needs mainly from hydropower. As Rajneesh Bhandari from Kathmandu reports in winter when there is not enough water there is no enough power to go around.
Nepal: Search Continues for Missing Aussie Trekker from Rajneesh Bhandari on Vimeo.
Despite 3rd Sex Recognition, Life is Hard for Transgenders in Nepal from Rajneesh Bhandari on Vimeo. With long curly hair and a particularly feminine outfit Neelam Paudel, is busy applying make-up. 21-year-old Neelam is transgender and likes to dress as a woman. When she discovered her own sexual orientation, it was not an easy […]
Bihar midday meal tragedy puts poorest kids’ future at risk from Rajneesh Bhandari on Vimeo. 25 Jul 2013 | by Rajneesh Bhandari India’s worst midday meal tragedy has cost lives of many innocent children. 23 children died while several others are hospitalised after eating the midday meal in Bihar’s Dharmasti Gandaman village earlier in […]
By Rajneesh Bhandari and Alyssa Kim July 20th, 2013 Poisoning from a school lunch killed 23 children from the northeastern Indian state of Bihar on Tuesday. One villager talks about the effect the tragedy had on his family.
Nepal steps up security at all Buddhist shrines from Rajneesh Bhandari on Vimeo. 15 Jul 2013 | by Rajneesh Bhandari | Armed Conflicts – Original Feature Security in major Buddhist shrines across Nepal has been beefed up since a series of bombs went off on the Indian holy site of Bodh Gaya, Sunday July 7th. […]
Rescue teams face a grim search for victims as they converge on the remote epicentre of a powerful Himalayan earthquake that killed at least 67 people in India, Nepal and Tibet.
Hope: Internally displaced persons of Nepal from Rajneesh Bhandari on Vimeo. By Rajneesh Bhandari Kathmandu, Sept 16: One day in 1999, Kalyan Bhudathoki, 50, left his home in Ramechap that lies in the hilly and mountain region of Nepal and came to Kathmandu. Kalyan used to work as a farmer in his own field. 12 […]