352 Indian nationals held for defying lockdown in Birgunj Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

BIRGUNJ: The Parsa Police today took under control 352 Indian nationals for defying lockdown enforced nationwide against the spread of COVID-19. The Police held them while going to India via Birgunj border. Among them, five are women, 11 children and 336 men. They were taken under control at..

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Pastor spreading rumour about Covid-19 arrested Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

POKHARA: A pastor spreading rumour about the cure of Coronavirus or Covid-19 in the name of religion has been arrested. Keshav Raj Acharya,29, a resident of Jumla was arrested by Kaski police from Pokhara today. Acharya was found preaching Christians and misleading them to say that the followers..

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Nepal Police bust a person spreading misinformation on COVID-19 Saturday, March 21st, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal police have caught a person involved in producing and spreading an audio clip containing misinformation relating to coronavirus via social media. The arrestee has been identified as Bibek Thapa Magar originally from Ramechhap district. Thapa was living in Sipadol in Bhaktapur. An..

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Baluwatar land scam: Special Court sends Poudel to custody Monday, March 16th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Special Court on Monday sent the then Section Officer of Dilli Bazar Land Revenue Office Krishna Prasad Poudel to custody in connection to Lalita Niwas land scam. A division bench of Shivaraj Adhikari and Chandra Bahadur Saru issued the order. According to Special Court Deputy..

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Death toll from bootleg intake reaches 17 Sunday, March 15th, 2020

DHANUSHA: The number of people succumbing to the intake of toxic alcohol at Ramadaiya of Kshireshwornath municipality in Dhanusha has risen to 17. They had taken ill after consuming locally made liquor excessively in course of celebrating the Holi festival on March 10, the District Police Office..

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Six Die After Consuming Hooch Friday, March 13th, 2020

DHANUSHA: Six people died after consuming homemade liquor in the district. The dead identified as Brahma Dev Yadav, 35, Raju Mahara, 30, Gudari Mahara, 36, Ram Narayan Mahara, 30, Bilas Mandal, 42 and Girija Nanda Jha, all of Kshireshwornath municipality-2 consumed excessive amount of alcohol from..

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One arrested in IED explosion incident Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

KATHMANDU: A person has been arrested on the charge of involvement in the explosion of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) carried out at the residence of former Communications and Information Technology Minister Gokul Banskota. The IED explosion took place this morning at the residence located at..

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Murderer of journalist Birendra Sah arrested after 12 years Sunday, March 8th, 2020

BARA: Police here have arrested a culprit involved in murder of journalist Birendra Sah after 12 years. Bara Police on Saturday held Narendra Phaujdar aka Kundan Phaujdar from Gadhal of Baragadhi rural municiplaity-6, said Superintendent of Police Krishna Pangeni. Journalist Sah was abducted on 5..

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Rape-accused Siddha Baba surrenders to court, sent to jail Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

BIRATNAGAR: Sunsari District Court Tuesday sent rape-accused Krishna Das Giri, popularly known as Siddha Baba, to jail after he surrendered himself to the Sunsari District Court. Siddha Baba was sent to Jhumka Jail immediately after he presented himself at the court, according to acting registrar..

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Man promising fake jobs in Greece, Turkey arrested Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday made public a fraudster swindling as many as 32 people luring them of foreign employments in European countries Greece and Turkey. Kamal Prasad Pokharel, originally from Bhudhabare in Morang and currently staying in Chuchhepati in Kathmandu, was arrested on the charges..

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Cases of human rights violation on rise in Nepal Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The cases of human rights violation has been surging in the country, according to the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC). On the occasion of its 28th anniversary, INSEC here today unveiled 'Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2019' which stated that altogether 6,642 cases of human rights..

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Nepal Police suspect murder of former secretary Karki’s wife Monday, February 10th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police have suspected that former secretary Arjun Karki's wife Muna might have been murdered. A police officer of the Police Headquarters said that investigation was underway on the basis of cctv footage of the house as well as other evidences in suspicion of murder. Muna, who..

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Soldier kills 27 in bloodiest shooting spree in Thailand Saturday, February 8th, 2020

By SAKCHAI LALIT and TASSANEE VEJPONGSA, NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand (AP): Thailand’s prime minister says 27 people are dead, including the gunman who went on the bloodiest shooting spree in the country’s history. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters that another 57 people have been..

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Lalita Niwas Land Scam: Charge sheet filed against 175 Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption against 175 persons including then Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar on the charge of illegally seizing public land. The case was filed at the Special Court today. Those named in the..

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Rape-accused Rana remanded five more days in custody Monday, February 3rd, 2020

SUNSARI: Rape accused Senior Superintendent of Police, Shaurav Rana, who has been working at the Federal Police Unit, Dharan, has been remanded five more days in custody on Monday. The District Court Sunsari sent Rana, who surrendered himself before Sunsari Police, five days more in the custody...

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Bolivian national arrested in Nepal with cocaine Thursday, January 30th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police arrested a foreign national in possession of 2.2-kg cocaine. The Drugs Control Bureau on Wednesday arrested Bolivian national Solyani Cavez Migul for his involvement in cocaine smuggling. The Bureau arrested the Bolivian national from Room number 402 of Buddha Land Hotel at..

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