Six women being taken to Saudi Arabia rescued Friday, January 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Six women being taken to Saudi Arabia via India were rescued by police today.  They were intercepted at Dharke of Dhading on Wednesday night, as they were about to board a bus to Butwal. None of the women knew each other and had been promised jobs in Saudi Arabia. They were handed over..

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China Reins in Investors With New Rules Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

After clamping down on outbound investment last year, China's government appears to be tightening its vise even further in 2018. In recent months, China's planning, financial and regulatory agencies have issued a slew of warnings, threatening to curb overseas investment with new guidelines,..

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Police issues arrest warrant against former DIG Silwal Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Police has issued an arrest warrant against former Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police and recently elected member of the House of Representatives from Lalitpur constituency no 1, Nawaraj Silwal. The warrant is issued, accusing Silwal of forgery of government..

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Two held for rape and extortion attempt Monday, January 1st, 2018

JHAPA: Police here on Saturday presented before the media two youth who attempted rape on a woman and also tried to extort money by making an obscene video of her.  The two people arrested on the charge of attempted rape and extortion are 17-year-old Bijaya Bahadur Magar and Nabin Dangi, 17, of..

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Indian national arrested with 3.2 million rupees Friday, December 29th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Metropolitan Police Circle Nagdhunga has arrested an Indian citizen with Rs. 3.2 million rupees. Sonu Kumar Chaudhary of India was arrested during a police checking in the vehicle (Na. 7 Kha. 2776) he was travelling from Rautahat to Kathmandu. He was arrested at the Nagdhunga check..

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Australian gran escapes death in Malaysia drugs case Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, (AFP): An Australian grandmother who said she was tricked into smuggling drugs into Malaysia after falling for an online romance scam was Wednesday cleared of trafficking, a crime punishable by death.  Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was arrested in December 2014 at Kuala Lumpur..

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Ward chair Sun Bahadur Tamang arrested Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

NUWAKOT: Chairman of ward no.1 in Dupcheswar municipality, Sun Bahadur Tamang has been arrested by police. He was arrested from his office in Ghyangfedi, according to SP at the District Police Office, Nuwakot Basant Kunwar. A case of human trafficking and smuggling is under consideration at the..

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Gang making fake citizenship certificate arrested Thursday, December 14th, 2017

SAPTARI: Police here have arrested a gang involving in making fake citizenship certificates Thursday. Chief of District Police Office Saptari Mukesh Kumar Singh shared that they were arrested from Rajbiraj based stadium.  The arrested ones on the charge were district administration office..

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Tamang arrested for duping Rs 5.2 million using social media Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested a person on the charge of cheating Rs 5.2 million through facebook from different persons at different time.  A team of the Division arrested Tul Bahadur Tamang of Sindhupalchowk on Sunday and made him public in Kathmandu on Wednesday...

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Jewelleries looted Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

PALPA: An unidentified group has looted valuables and other goods from a house at Rupse Deurali in Mathagadhi rural municipality in the district last night. The robbery took place at the house of Suresh Nepali. Three youths wielding khukuri knives looted gold earrings, necklace, rings and other..

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Sharma released on a bail of ten million Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Former Director General of Inland Revenue Department Chudamani Sharma was released on a bail of Rs. 10 million from the Special Court on Tuesday.  A bench of justices Dwarikaman Joshi, Ratna Bahadur Bagchand and Narayan Prasad Pokharel issued an order to seek the amount equivalent to..

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Fugitive murder convict arrested after 12 years Monday, November 27th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Mahottari District Court on Sunday sent to prison a man who earlier was sentenced to 20 years in jail for a murder.  The convict Rameshwor Sada Musahar, 60, of Bhangaha Municipality-9 in Mahottari, who had been hiding in India for the past 12 years, was arrested on Sunday from his..

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Two security personnel shot at by unidentified group Sunday, November 26th, 2017

LAHAN: Two people-- one Nepal Police personnel and one temporary police-- were injured as they were hit by shots fired by an unidentified group here this afternoon.  They were shot at during traffic check by two people coming on a motorcycle. The injured are policeman Mageram Yadav posted at the..

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Youth held with 17 kgs gold Sunday, November 19th, 2017

RASUWA: A youth was arrested by Border Police Post, Timure, Rasuwa this morning in possession of illegal imported 17 kilograms of gold from Kerung entry point of China.  Police Inspector Ranjan Kumar Dahal said that Karsang Dawa Tamang, 31, of Chilime in Parbati Kunda Rural Municipality in the..

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Maoist Centre leaders attacked with bombs in Rolpa Friday, November 17th, 2017

ROLPA: Deputy Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara, former Speaker Onsari Gharti and Maoist Centre leader Barsha Man Pun were attacked with an improvised explosive devises near Bhadaure Jungle in Rolpa district on Friday. Leader Mahara was going to Liwang, the..

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