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Case filed against three including Rabi Lamichhane Sunday, August 25th, 2019

CHITWAN: A case has been registered against News 24 TV Program Presenter Rabi Lamichhane, Yubraj Kandel and Asmita Karki (Ruku), who have been arrested over the death of a journalist Shalikram Pudasaini, at the District Court, Chitwan. District Attorney Office, Chitwan, filed a case against..

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FIR filed against three including Lamichhane Sunday, August 18th, 2019

CHITWAN: A FIR has been filed against three persons including television programme presenter Rabi Lamichhane over the death of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini. Pudasaini's wife Samjhana on Sunday filed FIR against Lamichhane, Yubraj Kandel and Asmita Karki at Chitwan Police through Metropolitan..

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Man murders his wife by slitting her throat in Gorkha Saturday, August 17th, 2019

GORKHA: A man murdered his wife by slitting her throat with a sharp knife (khurpa) in Gorkha municipality-9 in the district on Saturday night, said the police. Local resident Yakul Pariyar, 20, killed his wife Puja Pariyar, 19, said Superintendent of Police Om Adhikari. "A police team acting on..

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Man arrested with pistols from Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The police have arrested a man with two automatic pistols and 20 bullets from Nagdhunga in Chandragiri municipality-2 in Kathmandu. Sulav Lama of Lalitpur was arrested on Saturday during a security check on a passenger bus (Ba 2 Kha 1980) heading to Kathmandu from Dhading, said the..

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Lamichhane, Kandel and Karki remanded in custody for five days Friday, August 16th, 2019

CHITWAN: The Chitwan District Court has remanded Rabi Lamichhane, a programme presenter at News 24 Television in custody for five days. Also sent in detention for further investigation along with Lamichhane are journalist Yubaraj Kandel and nurse Ashmita Karki. The single bench of judge Binod..

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Nepal Police clean up 8,000 marijuana plants Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Police have cleaned up around 8,000 marijuana plants at Thulogaun in Suryabinayak municipality-8, Sipadole. A police team headed by Chakraraj Joshi, Deputy Superintendant of Police of Metropolitan Police Range Jagati, destroyed the marijuana plants. DSP Joshi said they came up..

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Two involved in looting arrested from Kathmandu Friday, August 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu police today shot at two persons charged with looting and abduction threats before arresting them from Swayambhu in Kathmandu. A team from the Metropolitan Crime Division acting on a tip off held Milan Tamang and Amrit Tamang on the same charge at 12:10 from a café near..

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Woman assists in daughter’s rape; rapist, mom arrested Thursday, August 8th, 2019

MAHOTTARI: The Mahottari police have arrested a man on charge of raping a 12-year-old Dalit girl from the district. The rape was assisted by mother of the rape survivor and the woman has also been held. The rapist, Siya Ram Mahato, 40, of Bardibas municipality-6, with the help of the rape..

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Chinese national held with 4 kg of gold in Nepal Monday, August 5th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A Chinese national was arrested with 4 kilos of gold from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Sunday night. The Metropolitan Police and the officials of the Department of Customs stationed at the only international airport in the country apprehended the Chinese national..

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Nepal Police destroyed 2,100 liters of hooch Sunday, August 4th, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Police have sized and destroyed 21,000 liters of illegally-made liquor at Kuwa Chowk of Surya Binayak Municipality in Bhaktapur district today. After the locals lodged complaints, the police raided the place where the hooch was produced. Locals had complained that the sales and..

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1,873 cases of attempted rape registered in Nepal Thursday, August 1st, 2019

KATHMANDU: The spate of 'attempted rape' case has increased across the country over the time. According to the information provided by the central police headquarters, number of cases related to 'attempted rape' has increased in 2075/76 in comparison to 2074/75 BS. Total 1,480 cases were..

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CIAA arrests five police while taking bribe

KAVREPALANCHOWK: A team from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) held five police personnel serving in Kavrepalnchowk on charge of taking bribes from tippers. The team arrested five police personnel working in different posts along the Araniko and Helambu highway in..

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Two arrested on rape charge Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

NAWALPARASI: Nepal police have arrested two men on charge of raping an 11-year-old girl from the district. Narayan Shrestha, 60, and Lok Bahadur Khatri, 41, both of Sunawal municipality have been accused of raping the girl time and again for the past one a half months. The arrest was made acting..

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Drugs trafficking on rise; 3,357 cases registered in Nepal Monday, July 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The cases related to drugs trafficking have increased across the country. According to the information provided by Police Headquarters, the cases related to drugs trafficking have increased in the fiscal 2075/76 BS in comparison to the previous year. The fiscal year 2074/75 had..

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Nepal Maoist group Kaski District Secretary arrested Saturday, July 27th, 2019

KASKI: A leader of the banned Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' group has been arrested by police. District secretary of the group Sujan BK was arrested from Pokhara on Saturday evening. According to SP Dan Bahadur Karki at the District Police Office, Kaski, BK was arrested acting on a tip-off that he..

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America’s Feeble Indo-Pacific Strategy Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

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