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Police start monitoring gas depots Saturday, March 26th, 2016

BHAKTAPUR: Police have started monitoring gas depots after Bhaktapur district still witnessed cooking gas shortage even after border blockade imposed by India has already been lifted. Mobilising a special team, police have started collecting details of gas cylinders received at gas suppliers and..

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Jury awards Hulk Hogan $115 million in Gawker sex tape suit Saturday, March 19th, 2016

ST PETERSBURG, (AP): A Florida jury sided with ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan on Friday and awarded him $115 million in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media. The jurors reached the decision Friday evening, less than six hours after they began deliberations. The trial lasted two weeks, and Hogan..

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Bhaktapur youth sent to jail for raping own sister Friday, March 11th, 2016

BHAKATPUR: A man convicted of raping his own sister has been sentenced to 16 years in prison by the Bhaktapur District Court. Issuing a verdict to this end on Friday, the Court also ordered him to pay a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the victim, Court Registrar Shreekrishna Bhattarai said. The..

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Hogan sex video trial continues for third day in Florida Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (AP): Testimony will continue Wednesday for a third day in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial, with Hogan's attorneys expected to call more witnesses. The former pro wrestler, whose given name is Terry Bollea, is suing Gawker Media for $100 million for posting an edited version..

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Doctor with fake academic certificate arrested Saturday, March 5th, 2016

KATHMANDU: A doctor based at the District Hospital in Doti with fake academic credentials has been arrested by police. Sujit Kumar Shrestha working as a medical officer at the hospital was arrested by police from his home in Thankot, Kathmandu on Friday. He has been charged of submitting fake..

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Turkish court jails two Syrians over drowning of toddler Aylan Friday, March 4th, 2016

ISTANBUL, (REUTERS): A Turkish court on Friday sentenced two Syrians to four years in jail over the drowning of five people including toddler Aylan Kurdi, the image of whose dead body sparked global sympathy last September over the fate of migrants, Dogan news agency said. Three-year-old Aylan,..

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Woman kills self Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

MAHOTTARI: A woman of Bardibas Municipality-2 in Mahottari district has committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of the house. Married to Bimalendra Kumar Mahato just a year ago, Monita Devi Mahato, 20, killed self on Saturday night, Assistant Sub-Inspector of Nepal Police Birendra..

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Hotelier killed Monday, February 29th, 2016

BHIMDUTTANAGAR: A hotelier was found murdered in his hotel at Jhalaripipaladi Municipality-11 in Kanchanpur district last night. Body of Damodar Awasthi, 40, the owner of Hotel Baitadi was recovered from his hotel this morning after Awasthi’s younger brother informed the police about the..

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B.C. court overturns India extradition in honour killing case Saturday, February 27th, 2016

By Camille Bains, VANCOUVER: The British Columbia Appeal Court has overturned an extradition order against the mother and uncle of young woman murdered in India over concerns that they will be tortured. A B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered the surrender of Malkit Sidhu and Surjit Badesha to police..

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Two traffickers arrested, girls rescued Friday, February 12th, 2016

KAKADVITTA: Police have today arrested two human traffickers from Galgaliya, the border area in Jhapa district. The arrested are Sabina Tamang, 24, of Sarlahi and Munnu Tamang, 35, of Panighatta in India, according to the District Police Office, Jhapa. A team from the Sana Hath Haru Nepal,..

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Man nabbed, 4 kg charas seized near Nepal-India border Sunday, February 7th, 2016

BIRGUNJ: Customs sleuths today seized four kg contraband charas valued at Rs 40 lakh in international market from a smuggler at Raxual on Nepal-India border. Acting on a tip off, the Customs team nabbed one person after chasing his auto rickshaw for some distance at Raxual, Assistant Customs..

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Dalit woman gang raped in Rautahat Monday, February 1st, 2016

RAUTAHAT: A Dalit woman was allegedly gang raped at Bishrampur VDC in Rautahat district early this morning. A gang comprising some six persons raped the woman taking her some one kilometre away from home after tying up her husband at the house. The gang had entered the victim's house at 1:00..

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6 Cleveland police officers fired for actions in fatal 2012 chase Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, (CNN): Six Cleveland police officers have been fired in connection with a November 2012 car chase that ended with officers firing 137 bullets at a car, killing Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, said Detective Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's..

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Mexico Probes Possible Money Tie Between Actress, Drug Boss Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

MEXICO CITY, (AP): There are indications that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman had business dealings with actress Kate del Castillo, who arranged a meeting between the drug boss and actor Sean Penn, Mexico's attorney general said in an interview published Tuesday. Arely Gomez told the newspaper..

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