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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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Arson attack at ward office in Doti, Far West Nepal

DOTI: The Mannakapadi ward office of Badikedar rural municipality, Ward No 4, Doti, Far West Nepal has come under arson attack by an unidentified group at 2 am today, the District Police Office, Doti stated. All the documents and files at the ward office have been burnt to ashes in the incident,..

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Two dead bodies found in Baglung Monday, May 6th, 2019

BAGLUNG: Two dead bodies were found, one in Badigad rural municipality and another in Jaimini municipality in Baglung district, police confirmed. The dead body of Bam Bahadur Gharti of Tamankhola rural municipality-2, Baglung was found decomposed in the forest of Badigad rural..

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Newborn ready for cremation found alive

CHITWAN: A newborn taken for cremation was taken back to hospital after the people attending the funeral procession found out the child alive. An unmarried woman of Hetauda in Makawanpur district bore the child at Chitwan Medical College on Sunday, and following birth, the family brought it to..

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Man arrested for possessing narcotic drugs Sunday, May 5th, 2019

DHANDING: A team from the Narcotic Drugs Control Bureau Kathmandu and the Area Police Office Gajuri has arrested a person for possessing opium and marijuana this morning. The police team arrested Kalche Bohara, 46, of Uttar Behada, Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-4, Kailali district in this..

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Property worth 500,000 robbed in Jaleswar, South-eastern Nepal Saturday, May 4th, 2019

MAHOTTARI: A gang of looters has looted property worth 500,000 rupees after taking a family under gun-point in Sarigaon of ward no. 10 of Jaleswar municipality, South-eastern Nepal early this morning. The incident took place in the house of Nabin Thakur at around 1:00 am, SP at the District Police..

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Indian Maoists kill 16 in fresh election violence Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

MUMBAI, (AFP): A bomb attack by suspected Maoist rebels killed 15 Indian elite commandos and their driver on Wednesday, police said, in the latest incident of election-time violence in a decades-long insurgency. Tens of thousands of people have been killed since the 1960s in several areas of India..

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Public offense cases high in Nepal: Police Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal is ahead in terms of the occurrence of public offense which is considered a crime of first degree in the order of crime. However, overlooking such crimes may prod up crimes of serious nature as such offense is indication of a threat of serious crimes in the future, security..

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Biplav leads 10 CPN cadres and supporters arrested

BAJURA: Ten people including the district in-charge of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) for Bajura, Bhupendra BK, have been arrested by police. A police squad led by District Police Office, Bajura’s Deputy Superintendent of Police, Uddab Singh Bhatta arrested them this morning. Other arrestees are..

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Two arrested on charge of raping twin sisters Monday, April 29th, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: The police have arrested two men on the charge of raping twin sisters, from Bhaktapur on Sunday night. Sunil Shilpakar, 26, of Bhaktapur municipality-10 and Bishal Tamang, 18, of Rosi rural municipality of Kavre district have been accused of luring and raping the 15-year-old twin..

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