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.
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: 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.