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CIAA arrests govt employee taking bribe

MAKWANPUR: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday held a government employee red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 75,000. Madan Adhikari, jailor of Bhimphedi Regional Prison, threatened to transfer prison guard Denial Lama elsewhere if he denied his proposal for..

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65 years old rapist gets six years imprisonment Thursday, February 21st, 2019

SAPTARI: The district court had handed down six years of imprisonment to a 65-year-old man convicted of raping a 14 years old girl. A single bench of Judge Harish Chandra Dhungana also ordered the rapist Singheshwor Pandey to pay Rs 30,000 in compensation. Pandey was arrested on June 10, 2018..

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Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business Saturday, February 16th, 2019

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and AMANDA SEITZ, AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman..

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Report on Nirmala murder case submitted to govt Monday, January 28th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A probe committee formed by National Human Rights Commission to carry out investigation on rape and murder case of Nirmala Panta, has submitted its report to the government on Sunday. Officiating Secretary of the Commission, Murari Prasad Kharel said that the probe committee submitted..

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Chaudhary killed in police retaliatory firing Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

SAPTARI: A person was killed during police encounter at Rupani rural municipality today. Deependra Chaudhary, 30, of Kadarbona, Saptari was killed in retaliatory firing by police on the road which is one kilometer towards south from Rupani Chowk along the Rajbiraj-Rupani road section, informed..

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Human trafficking accused Rai arrested Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Central Investigation Bureau of the Nepal Police has arrested Santosh Rai, accused of human trafficking. The Bureau has arrested Rai from Sunsari and forwarded process for the necessary action. Rai is accused of trafficking Nepali girls to India alluring them of good work there and..

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Police arrests monk in connection with Bamjan case Thursday, January 10th, 2019

SIDNHULI: The police today arrested a monk from the Ashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjan, a self-declared hermit, charged with rape and disappearance cases in Kamalamai Municipality-8 in the district. Indra Bahadur Syangtan was held for interrogations as part of the police investigations into Bamjan..

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CIAA files case against the ex-DG of DoTM Shrestha Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption against former Director General of Department of Transport Management, Chandraman Shrestha, at the Special Court. Shrestha is now joint-secretary at the Ministry of Forest and Environment...

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Case of corruption filed against ex-NOC chief Monday, January 7th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case against former Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka on the charge of amassing property through illegal means. A case of corruption was filed against Khadka at the Special Court..

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Fraudsters arrested in Kathmandu Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested a foreign national and a Nepali woman from Kathmandu for their conning people using social networking site. A team of police deployed by the Metropolitan Crime Division, Kathmandu has arrested Ivory Coast's Obotar Alkagni and Kusum Kayastha from Kavrepalanchwok and..

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CIAA arrests three NEA employees with bribe Saturday, December 29th, 2018

KATHMANDU:  The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested three employees of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on the charge of asking bribe with service seekers. The arrested are Hasta Bahadur Thapa Magar, Kale Thapa Magar and Bidur Pudasaini. Hasta Bahadur and Kale..

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13 Nepal Women Rescued From Hotels In India Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: At least 13 women from Nepal, allegedly being trafficked on the pretext of jobs in India, were rescued from different hotels by an NGO. Maiti India, an NGO, rescued eight women from Bangalore and five from Ahmedabad and sent them back to Kathmandu today, Balkrishna Pandey, a..

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Don’t fall in love on Facebook, jailed Indian warns Friday, December 21st, 2018

MUMBAI, (AFP) - An Indian man released this week after being jailed for six years in Pakistan issued advice on Friday not to follow his example and fall in love on Facebook. Hamid Nehal Ansari illegally entered Pakistan from Afghanistan in 2012 to meet a woman he had fallen for on the social media..

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Charge sheet filed against three on polymer note print

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has registered a graft case against three persons, including ex-Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Dr Tilak Rawal on charge of corruption on printing polymer notes. The constitutional anti-graft body filed corruption case..

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Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Overly reliant economies are dangerously fragile things. As it takes two parties, often more, to play the game, the absence of interest, or its withdrawal by one, can..