April 15, 2019| Matrika Dahal

Government scraps illegal decision to lease Public Land for commercial purpose
Government scraps illegal decision to lease Public Land for commercial purpose

KATHMANDU, April 15: Scrapping an illegal decision to lease the government-owned land to private firms for commercial purpose, the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday reclaimed 7...
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April 14, 2019| Matrika Dahal

'Mafia' grabbed 1,860 ropani govt land in 6 yrs post-Panchayat
'Mafia' grabbed 1,860 ropani govt land in 6 yrs post-Panchayat

KATHMANDU, April 14: The so-called land mafia, which succeeded in transferring ownership of even public land adjoining the prime minister's official residence, is found to have...
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April 13, 2019| Matrika Dahal

Govt decorating Bhatbhateni owner Gurung with high state honor
Govt decorating Bhatbhateni owner Gurung with high state honor

KATHMANDU, April 13: The government has decided to confer one of the highest civilian awards on the proprietor of Bhat Bhateni Supermarket, Min Bahadur Gurung,...
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April 12, 2019| Arjun Oli

Sikta Irrigation Project: Land illegally transferred to private individuals
Sikta Irrigation Project: Land illegally transferred to private individuals

NEPALGUNJ, April 12: Sikta Irrigation Project: A group of land brokers in collusion with land revenue officials are found to have illegally transferred the ownership...
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April 11, 2019| Matrika Dahal

Billions in bank loans issued with Lalita Niwas land as collateral
Billions in bank loans issued with Lalita Niwas land as collateral

KATHMANDU, April 11: Various banks and financial institutions issued billions of rupees in loans with land at Lalita Niwas as collateral, it has emerged. ...
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April 10, 2019| Matrika Dahal

NCP Gen Secy Paudel among those involved in Lalita Niwas scam
NCP Gen Secy Paudel among those involved in Lalita Niwas scam

KATHMANDU, April 10: General Secretary of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Bishnu Paudel is among those owning controversial land at Lalita Niwas, it is learnt....
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7,144 committed suicide in 16 months, 57% were youths
7,144 committed suicide in 16 months, 57% were youths

KATHMANDU, March 15: At least 7,144 people committed suicide across the country, 57% of which were youth, according to Nepal Police data of the past 16...
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February 22, 2019| Dipesh KC

How Kamalpokhari land morphed into Chhaya Center
How Kamalpokhari land morphed into Chhaya Center

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Stone inscriptions, historical documents, people of the guthi concerned and local old-timers all agree that the land used to build the Chhaya Center...
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February 21, 2019| KP DHUNGANA

Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes
Rs 7.8 million in sweets boxes

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Last week, a video clip implicating then CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak in a bribery of Rs 7.8 million from a Bhaktapur-based college...
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February 18, 2019|

Legal hurdle in way of KMC move to take back encroached public land
Legal hurdle in way of KMC move to take back encroached public land

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) stares at a herculean task of regaining control over around 500 ropani [25.44 hectares] of public land encroached...
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