JAN 23: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 23, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMADU, Jan 23: Police have arrested five people in possession of narcotics during a security check at Nagdhunga checkpoint while they were coming into the Kathmandu Valley from Birgunj and Kapilvastu.

Woman killed by her nephew

January 23, 2019 15:25 pm

DHADING, Jan 23: A woman of Nilkantha Municipality-14 in Dhadhing district was hacked to death on Tuesday, apparently by her nephew.

One shot at in Gongabu police firing

January 23, 2019 15:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Police on Tuesday resorted to firing to arrest a suspected criminal in a hotel in Gongabu. A team of police personnel from the Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO), Kathmandu, shot Abilash Tamang, 30, of Bansakharka Rural Municipality, Kavre, on his left leg at 5:20 pm on Tuesday, after he allegedly pointed a gun at the police team.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) headed by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has made a major administrative reshuffle in the judiciary.

BHADRAPUR, Jhapa, Jan 23: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari today said the government was at work to bring in over two million tourists by 2020.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Mountain regions of the country have witnessed heavy snowfall after a change in weather by westerly disturbance. In the hilly regions, temperatures have dipped and there has been normal to light drizzle.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Tootle, a ride-sharing service provider, has faced strong criticism on social media after Wednesday's Republica revealed that the company was collecting 13 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) from riders for 19 months but without paying the tax to the government.

RASUWA, Jan 23: The transportation between Nepal-China border Kerung to Kathmandu has been blocked due to heavy snowfall that occurred in Kerung on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Chandragiri hills, one of the highest land elevations around the Kathmandu valley, has witnessed snowfall for the second time this year on Wednesday.