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Paanchthar Massacre: Treatment of Sita begins

JHAPA: Sita Khajum, 12, who had managed to fee when nine members of two families were murdered in Paanchthar on Monday night, is undergoing treatment here. The incident took place at Arubote in ward no. 3 of Miklagunj rural municipality of the district. Seeta, who has suffered a broken arm, was..

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Seven arrested in possession of illegal drugs

BANKE: The police have arrested seven people in possession of illegal drugs from Banke district. A team from Narcotic Control Bureau, Stare 5 arrested Adil Miya of Sharmarani rural municipality-5 from Nepalgunj while smuggling 10 grams brown sugar from India. Likewise, the police held Laxmi..

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75-year-old woman raped in Damak, Eastern Nepal

JHAPA:  A 75-year-old, physically disabled woman was raped in Damak, Eastern Nepal on Sunday. The police suspect local Rajendra Gurung, 35, as the rapist and have taken him into custody. The woman, who cannot speak and can barely walk, is undergoing treatment at the Damak Hospital under the..

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Gangster Bishnu Tamang ‘Kale’ arrested

KATHMANDU: Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested Bishnu Tamang 'Kale' on the charge of his involvement in crime. Police had to open fire to nab Tamang at Tokha this morning, after he aimed pistol and tried to shoot at police personnel, said Chief of Division, Sahakul Thapa. He said, "Police..

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11 people killed in reported gun attack at bar in Brazil Sunday, May 19th, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Brazil’s northern Pará state Sunday afternoon, and authorities said 11 people were killed. The state security agency confirmed late Sunday only that six women and five men died in the incident in the Guamá..

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School Principal held over a theft case in Melamchi Friday, May 17th, 2019

SINDHUPALCHOK: Police arrested a school principal on charge of stealing yellow metal and cash from the house of a local guardian. Kamala Joshi, Principal of Bhairabidevi Primary School at Melamchi municipality-11, Khanigaun in Sindhupalchowk, admitted that she stole gold weighing over two tola and..

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District in-charge of Biplav-led group, Nakaal, arrested Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

RUKUM: District in-charge of Rukum (East) of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group, Karna Bahadur Nakaal has been arrested. A team deployed from the District Police Office, Rukum (East), on Monday night arrested Nakaal of Sanibheri rural municipality-3 from the same place, said Deputy..

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Six arrested with banned Indian currency

KATHMANDU: The Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu has arrested six persons with 1.5 million rupees worth of banned Indian currency. They were arrested along with the banned currency notes of 1000 and 500 denomination from a hotel in New Bazaar of Kathmandu-16 last night. Acting on a tip-off,..

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Nepal Police destroy 14,660 liters home-brewed liquor Saturday, May 11th, 2019

BAJURA: The District Police Office, Bajura has confiscated and destroyed 14 thousand 660 litres of illegal home-brewed liquor in seven months in the district. This much quantity of liquor was seized and destroyed as part of a campaign initiated by the police to control illegal production and sale..

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Marijuana farming in 27 ropani destroyed in Far-west Nepal Thursday, May 9th, 2019

BAJURA: The District Police Office, Bajura, Far-west Nepal has cleaned up huge cache of marijuana farming in the district. Marijuana planted in 27 ropanis of land was destroyed at the directive of District Police Office Chief and DSP Uddhav Singh Bhat. A team deputed from the District Police..

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Suicide attempt in jail takes nasty turn

CHITWAN: Situation took a nasty turn when a youth serving jail sentence in the prison of Area Police Office, Ratnanagar was found in a critical condition. Police informed that Sameer Ghising, 24, of Kalika municipality-1, Suryapur on Thursdy evening was found hanging in the restroom of the..

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23 Nepali Girls Rescued From India

KATHMANDU: Twenty-three Nepali girls about to be taken to a third country on the pretext of foreign employment have been rescued from India. The girls were rescued with the support of the Indian government from the northern State of Mizoram of India. The girls were handed over to Nepali..

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

With the global geopolitical center of gravity shifting toward Asia, a pluralistic, rules-based Indo-Pacific order is more important than ever, including for America’s..