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Trader arrested over the 88 kg gold scam Monday, October 16th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested President of Nepal-China Kerung Trade Association Man Bahadur Tamang in connection with the confiscation of 88 kgs of gold illegally imported into the country.  The yellow metal was found hidden in a jeep (Ba.17Cha.6427) from Chettrapati of Kathmandu on August 4...

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Action demanded to murderers of FCAN President Gauchan Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) has decided to continue its protest programmea against the murder of FACN President Sharad Kumar Gauchan until the murderers were found.  At a news conference organized today at its office, the FCAN has demanded that the..

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Gauchan’s murderers yet to be identified Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Murderers of the Chairperson of Federation of Contractors' Association Nepal (FCAN), Sharad Kumar Gauchan, have not been ascertained till now. Gauchan was shot dead in the broad day light in the capital city Monday. According to Chief of the Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari,..

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FCAN Chair Gauchan shot dead in broad daylight Monday, October 9th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN) Chairperson Sharad Kumar Gauchan has been shot dead by an unidentified group in the capital this afternoon. Gauchan, who was critically injured when the unidentified group shot him at Kathmandu Metropolis-31, Kharibot Prayagmarg in New..

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Two arrested over Chitwan acid attack case Monday, October 2nd, 2017

CHITWAN: Police here today arrested two persons on the charge of throwing acid at the engineer at the Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan district, Prakash Chandra Dhungana on September 17 this year.  The arrested ones were Narayan Neupane, member of Communist Party of Nepal, and Sushil Koirala of..

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Chinese national held with foreign currencies from TIA Friday, September 29th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday apprehended a Chinese national with US dollars 46,480 and Chinese Yuan 1,600 from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.  41-year-old Yankun Duwan was intercepted by the security personnel while going through handbag checking at the TIA. The Chinese..

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Bolivian, Indian national held with 2.7 kilos of cocaine Monday, September 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU: A Bolivian national and an Indian woman were arrested by the police in possession of 2.7 kilos of cocaine.  A special squad from the Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police arrested the two from a hotel in Chiwalmarg, Thamel on September 22, the Bureau said in a press statement..

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Indian national held with sliver jewelleries

BAGLUNG: An Indian national, Surendra Saha, was held with 14.5-kg of illegal silver jewelleries. Police nabbed Saha, 51, of Aurahiyathana-4, Adapur of Motihari district in India from Baglung headquarters on Sunday evening. Baglung District Police Chief SP Chandra Kunwar Khapung informed that..

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Five more held for involvement in 88-kg gold smuggling scam Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested five more persons for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of 88 kilograms of gold.  A team of police personnel deployed from Division arrested Ganesh Dutta Badu of Karya Binayak Jewelries, Satya Narayan Agrawal of Rabi Shyam..

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Indian national arrested for robbing foreign employment aspirants Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The police have arrested an Indian national on the charge of robbing two foreign employment aspirants of more than Rs 2 million through false foreign job promises.  Suraj Lal Joshi, who hails from Deharadun in India, and was currently living in Kathmandu, has been accused of fleecing..

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Accused in death of woman from gang rape made public Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

KAVRE: The accused in the murder of a woman due to gang rape a week ago were presented before media by the police here today.  At a press meet, Superintendent of Police, Sahadev Thapa, said preliminary investigations into the case showed the woman went into coma during the brutal rape and died..

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Man held for trading women including wife to Indian brothel Sunday, August 27th, 2017

DOLAKAHA: A man has been arrested on charge of his involvement in the trafficking of his spouse and another adolescent girl to India.  Neer Kumar Nepali of Kharanitar-5, Nuwakot, has been arrested for trading his first wife Goma Pariyar and a 17-year-old woman of Namdu of Baiteshwor Rural..

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12 – year – old raped and murdered in Dhanusa Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DHANUSHA: A 12 – year – old girl was raped and murdered by a tenant living in her home here in Dhanusha on Tuesday. Krishna Dev Sah's daughter, Bibika Kumari Sah, of Musahar settlement of Janakpur Sub Metropolitan City was murdered after rape. Ram Chandra Mahato Nuniya, 40, from Bela area of..

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Attempted rape survivor seeking justice Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

MAHOTTARI: A girl who survived an attempted rape has reached the district headquarters, Jaleshwor seeking justice.  The girl said Bijaya, 32, son of Kailash Thakur, reached her house while she was alone, assaulted and dragged her to the courtyard, torn her clothes, inflicted wounds over body and..

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Sharma’s hearing to continue on Wednesday Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

KATHMANDU: The hearing on the case of corruption involving Inland Revenue Department's Director General Chudamani Sharma at the Supreme Court (SC) has been put on hold till Wednesday.  A full bench of Justices Dipak Raj Joshi, Dipak Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Sharada Prasad Ghimire and..

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Father and son arrested in accusation of murder

MAHOTTARI: Police have arrested a father in accusation of murdering his daughter here in the district. Shivaji Mahato and his son, Binod Kumar Mahato, of Hariban municipality – 5 were arrested in connection with the murder case, according to Superintendent of Police (SP), Raj Kumar Lamsal, of..

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Incapacitated 75 – year – old dies in course of treatment Friday, July 21st, 2017

CHARIKOT: A septuagenarian found in an incapacitated state of health at Satdobato intersection of Charikot – the district headquarters of Dolakha – has died in course of treatment. The body of the unidentified 75 – year – old man is being kept at a mortuary, said District Police Office,..

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PRESIDENT XI JINPING’S CONFUSION AND DILEMMA Monday, October 23rd, 2017

In his marathon opening address during the conference of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken about “principal contradiction”..