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Facebook-related crimes on rise: Police Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Cyber crimes arising from the misuse of social networking sites like Facebook are on the rise, police said Monday. Police investigation shows that cases of phising, using fake Facebook accounts, email thieving, data hacking and blackmailing have increased. Lately, the police arrested..

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Man arrested on charge of murdering mother Friday, September 23rd, 2016

GULMI: Police arrested a man accused of murdering his elderly mother from Dibrung VDC-2 in Gulmi on Friday. Local resident Bir Bahadur Kaucha, 41, has been charged with murdering his mother Moti, 71, with a spade on Wednesday night while she was sleeping in her home. A team from the Area Police..

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Bomb explosions at schools condemned Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested three people for their alleged involvement in planting bombs in half a dozen of schools in the capital on Tuesday morning. “We are carrying out intensive investigation on the suspicious objects planted at various schools and have arrested three suspects so far in..

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American man arrested in Nepal on charges of child sex abuse Monday, September 12th, 2016

KATHMANDU, (AP): An American who has been a frequent visitor to Nepal has been arrested in the capital's tourist district on charges of sexually abusing children. The Central Bureau of Investigations said in a statement Monday that Kenneth Joseph Coombs and a local man arrested with him were being..

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Israel group: Families sue Facebook over Palestinian attacks Monday, July 11th, 2016

JERUSALEM, (AP): Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence, their lawyers said Monday. Shurat Hadin, an Israeli legal advocacy..

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6 yr old boy playing with gun fatally shoots brother in US Sunday, June 26th, 2016

EAST ORANGE, N.J., (AP): Authorities say a 6-year-old New Jersey boy playing with a gun fatally shot his 4-year-old brother in the head. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says the children were at their home in East Orange when the shooting occurred about 11 a.m. Saturday. Chief Assistant..

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Five detained in accusation of slaughtering ox Friday, June 10th, 2016

CHITWAN: Police arrested five persons in accusation for slaughtering an ox from Madi area of Chitwan on Thursday. A slaughtered ox was found at Sisaughari area near Chitpur of Madi and as the police made inquiries and followed the trail it led to the information of the killing. The police detained..

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Petrol bomb hurled at Save the Children office in Sindhupalchok Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

SINDHUPALCHOK: An unidentified group hurled a petrol bomb on the premises of Save the Children's Office in Chautara, headquarters of Sindhupalchok district, on Monday night. Superintendent of Police Rabindra KC said a bomb disposal team of Nepal Police rushed to the incident site immediately and..

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US Woman Buys Second-Hand Freezer, Finds Body Inside Friday, June 3rd, 2016

WASHINGTON, (PTI): In a shocking incident in the US, a woman bought a used freezer for USD 30 from her neighbour's garage sale only to discover parts of a dead body inside. The woman, from Goldsboro, North Carolina, was shocked when she looked into the used freezer she bought and found parts of a..

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Florida judge denies Gawker new trial in Hulk Hogan case Thursday, May 26th, 2016

TAMPA, (REUTERS): Gawker will not get a new trial to defend its posting of a Hulk Hogan sex tape, and a Florida judge also declined to reduce the $140 million in damages a jury awarded the celebrity wrestler after finding the media website violated his privacy, attorneys said on Wednesday. An..

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Looking for liquor, Bihar tipplers land in Nepal jails Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

KATHMANDU: Tipplers from Bihar have been crossing into adjoining Nepal in thousands for their daily liquor quota ever since the Indian state went dry on April 1. However, scores end up spending the night in Nepal Police lockups and pay hefty fines. Police in Rautahat district of Nepal said at..

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Three manhandling former MP arrested Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

MAHOTTARI: Police has arrested three people on the charge of their involvement in the incident of beating of a former lawmaker. The UCPN (Maoist) former lawmaker Budhani Devi Mahato was severely beaten up by unidentified people on Monday night. The Area Police Office, Gaushala arrested..

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Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh Saturday, May 14th, 2016

DHAKA, (REUTERS): An elderly Buddhist monk was hacked to death on Saturday at a temple in Bangladesh, police said. The body of Mongsowe U Chak, 75, was found at the isolated temple where he lived alone in Naikkhangchhari village, about 338 kilometres (211 miles) southeast of Dhaka, police..

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Dacoits loot three homes in Mirchaiya

SIRAHA: Three homes were looted in Mirchiya municipality-7 of Siraha last night. A group of eight to ten masked men carried out bomb blasts before robbing off the villagers. Property worth more than Rs. one million including cash, gold ornaments, mobile sets, laptop and other goods were looted..

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Police raid TIA and Labour Office Monday, May 9th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Police have raided the Tribhuvan International Airport and the Labour Office, Tahachal today. Chief of Metropolitan Police Office, Crime Investigation Division, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Sarbendra Khanal informed that the police have arrested two women from the Airport as..

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