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Death toll in Malaysia tainted alcohol scandal hits 21 Thursday, September 20th, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: (AFP) - A total of 21 people, mostly foreign workers, have now died from drinking tainted alcohol in Malaysia, authorities said Wednesday as police made a series of arrests over the scandal. The victims, who include three Malaysians as well as people from Nepal, Bangladesh, India and..

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Gunman kills five people in California, then himself: police Thursday, September 13th, 2018

LOS ANGELES, (AFP) - A man went on a shooting rampage in California on Wednesday, killing five people including his wife, before taking his own life, a police spokesman told AFP. The shooting in Bakersfield in central California was possibly "a domestic violence incident," said Lieutenant Mark..

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Tarun Dal leader shot dead in Rolpa Monday, September 10th, 2018

ROLPA: Leader of Nepal Tarun Dal Rohit Pun was shot dead near Area Police Office, Sulichaur, in Rolpa district on Sunday afternoon. Pun was shot dead inside the Rest Point Restaurant and Bar in Sulichaur bazaar. According to police, Pun died on the spot as he received two bullets in chest and next..

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‘Investigation procedure full of mistakes’ Thursday, September 6th, 2018

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has concluded that the preliminary investigation procedure of Nepal police into the incident of rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant of Khoti in Bhimdutta municipality-2 was full of mistakes. Speaking at a press conference..

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NA endorses Treaty on anti-terrorism Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously endorsed a motion seeking consideration on 'BIMSTEC Treaty regarding international terrorism, cross-country organized crime and drugs smuggling'. Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa tabled the motion in the meeting. Taking part in..

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Woman arrested on charge of murdering mother-in-law Saturday, September 1st, 2018

DANG: The police made public a woman arrested on the charge of murdering her mother-in-law on the charge of witchcraft amid a press conference in the district on Saturday. Tanki Raut, 40, of Dangisharan Rural Municipality-3 in Dang has been accused of murdering Khopi Raut, 69. A team from the..

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Five youths arrested on charge of rape Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

LAHAN: Police here have arrested five youths on the charge of raping a woman in Shambhunath Municipality of Saptari district. A twenty-year-old woman of Khadak Municiplity-5 of Saptari was raped by the five-member gang when she was returning home after attending Rakshabandhan programme at Anarhama..

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SP Bista suspended Sunday, August 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Superintendent of Police (SP) of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, Dilliraj Bista has been suspended. A meeting between Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Home Secretary Prem Kumar Rai and chiefs of three security bodies held at the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday took a..

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Home Minister assures investigation into Nirmala murder Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' has assured to form a high-level probe committee to spell out truth behind the gruesome murder of Nirmala Pant after rape. Receiving a memorandum submitted by the lawmakers and representatives of the Province-7 today, Home Minister Thapa expressed..

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Man arrested over Facebook post depicting Nepal PM as monkey Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

KATHMANDU, (AFP): A man in Nepal was arrested for sharing a doctored image on Facebook showing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's head superimposed on a monkey's body, police said Wednesday (Aug 22). Homnath Sigdel, 44, was taken into custody on Tuesday for "sharing indecent photos that targeted the..

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One arrested for spreading false rumour against PM Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Metropolitan Crime Division on Tuesday arrested a person, accusing him of spreading false rumour against the Prime Minister through the social networking site. Homnath Sigdel, 44, of Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur, was arrested from Babarmahal for his involvement in spreading negative and..

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Ex ambassador Jha found dead Monday, August 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Former Nepali ambassador to France Keshab Raj Jha was found dead at his own residence in Babarmahal in the capital this morning. According to Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range SSP Basanta Kumar Lama, the preliminary investigation shows that the former ambassador was attacked with..

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Headteacher jailed for sexually abusing students Saturday, August 18th, 2018

PARBAT: Head teacher of Majhigaon primary school in Falebas municipality-6 has been remanded to judicial custody for necessary investigation on charges of sexually abusing his students. Head teacher Khil Prasad Poudel was sent to judicial custody by a single bench of district judge Dayaram..

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Chitwan police arrest 12 for ‘suspicious’ activities Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

CHITWAN: The Chitwan police have arrested 12 people from different parts of the district on charge of their involvement in suspicious activities. According to Superintendent of Police, Sushil Singh Rathaur, a police squad which was mobilised since the last night for security purposes took such a..

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Murder accused Sharma presents in Mahottari court Monday, August 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Minister of State of Province 2 for Social Development Abhiram Sharma accused in the murder of Assistant Sub Inspector of Armed Police Force Thaman BK, presented himself in Mahottari district court today morning. He submitted an application to district judge Brajesh Kumar Pokharel before..

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Three-member taskforce formed to investigate into Jumla clash Sunday, August 12th, 2018

SURKHET: A three-member taskforce has been formed to look into a clash erupted between the police and local people at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla on July 19 when the police tried to airlift then protesting Dr Gobinda KC to Kathmandu. Many people were injured in the conflict. A..

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Court convicts Ganesh Lama on money laundering Thursday, August 9th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Special Court has slapped one year jail sentence and Rs 14 million in fine to Ganesh Lama, after convicting him of money laundering. A division bench of Chairman of Special Court Baburam Regmi, Judges Dwarikaman Joshi and Ratna Bahadur Bagchand handed down the verdict on Thursday...

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Khinumaya desperate to know the status of her missing husband Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Kashiram Sharma, NEPALGANJ: Nineteen years have gone by since Khinumaya Pathak of Banke has been desperately waiting to know the status of her missing husband. Dhakaram..