KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Based on the intelligence provided by the global police, Interpol, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Thursday intercepted 33 kg of 'smuggled' gold from Pinglasthan of Kathmandu after the valuables were being taken to the market following customs clearance at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Nepal Police on Tuesday night arrested real estate entrepreneur Sudhir Basnet, who was absconding since August 2014 after the Supreme Court convicted him of defrauding several individuals, financial institutions and companies. Basnet is also the promoter of Oriental Cooperatives.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The recent campaign on banning street vendors along the streets of Ason, Indrachowk and Hanumandhoka has helped to timely control the fire that broke out in a four-storey building in Makhantole of Kathmandu on Tuesday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: In its fourth attempt to auction off military aircraft including six helicopters, Nepal Army did not receive a single bid from any independent group or subgroup. The bidding was started at Rs 156 million.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Although the government had decided last July to purchase three helicopters--one medium and two light--for disaster response and rescue operations, the purchase of medium-size twin-engine helicopters has been put off as the price ceiling exceeded an earlier deal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Police has become successful in convincing the Interpol that the Red Corner Notice issued against most wanted wildlife 'smuggler' is valid and the police force is hopeful of getting judgment in its favor.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: When Jigme Dorje Palbar Bista, who was revered as king in Mustang culture, turned frail a few months ago, he sensed that the end was near. He then suggested to his son, “Never migrate from the village and the district”. Family members said these were the last words he uttered.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: With just one month left for the 23rd Interpol Regional Conference, Nepal Police has intensified its preparation to hold meeting in Kathmandu from January 18-20. The mega event, which is being hosted by Nepal after 27 years, brings together top cops and few ministers from 53 countries across Asia and the South Pacific region to Kathmandu. Interpol’s President Meng Hongwei has confirmed his participation in the event.
KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Bauddha Nayabasti area is tense following the death of a taxi driver Ram Kumar Lama. Locals have intensified protest against the death of Lama calling it suspicious. Irate locals have set a police beat on fire.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Even though the prison management has urged the government to reduce the number of prisoners by releasing non-violent inmates, the number of sexagenarian inmates has reached 308, causing burden for prison management in lack of proper care and support for them.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Despite regular efforts by law enforcement agencies to curb gold smuggling, the rate of seizure of illegally smuggled gold has been declining as scant incentives have failed to impress the informers to blow the whistle.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Keeping in view of the growing grievances of the public over the constitution amendment bill that might spur clashes, the Ministry of Home Affairs has warned security agencies to remain alert about the possible repetition of the Tikapur incident of last year that left eight people dead. The ministry has also instructed the security forces to avoid excessive use of force to control mob.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Police and Indian police have separately arrested six Nepali nationals accusing them of being involved in transporting huge quantity of explosives from Siliguri, a city in West Bengal of India, to Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With growing number of genuine complaints registered against Nepal Police, the law enforcement agency said that the public complaints have helped in improving the police force in over three years.