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Kamal Pariyar

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ATM skimmers had criminal records

Published On: November 28, 2016 08:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Foreigners involved in ATM skimming fraud in Nepal have had criminal records in their respective countries, according to reports sent to the Nepal Police by Interpol.

Ex-Maoist guerrillas not happy with peace accord as promises remain unfulfilled

Published On: November 21, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Ten years after signing the signing the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) since the decade-long civil war came to an end, the former Maoist guerrillas now feel that the agreement was 'a tool for party segregation and compromise on the promises made'.

When pickpocket reached Bank to cash stolen check ...

Published On: November 15, 2016 04:40 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Police have arrested a pickpocket while he was lining up to cash a stolen check on Tuesday.

'No plan to remove police chief'

Published On: November 15, 2016 05:57 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Dismissing media reports which claimed that the government is preparing to remove Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kanta Aryal, Home Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi on Monday said that there was no such plan to relieve the police chief from his duties.

Nepal Army drains 3 mile-high glacial lake

Published On: November 12, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: “Ever since the army assigned me the pilot project, I was haunted by the daunting task,” said Lieutenant Colonel Bharat Lal Shrestha, who led the Nepal Army team in draining water from the Imja glacial lake to a safe level. Imja in Solukhumbu. District is one of the potentially dangerous glacial lakes of Nepal.

Police urge greater vigilance against East Europeans

Published On: November 11, 2016 05:55 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Following repeated incidents of ATM skimming with the active participation of nationals from East European countries like Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Thursday urged the Department of Immigration to exercise vigilance against nationals of those countries visiting Nepal.

Romanian gang active in ATM fraud shifts focus to Nepal

Published On: November 7, 2016 09:45 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: After an alarming rise in ATM fraud in America and Europe in recent years, Romanian skimming gangs are found to be active in Nepal of late, prompting bank operators, law enforcement agencies and consumers to take immediate precautions to avert possible risk.

Police go high-tech for Mukherjee security

Published On: November 4, 2016 07:37 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: “The venue and its vicinity are sterile…. now security personnel can take up their duties,” DIG Dr Rajiv Subba instructed duty officers via a communications set three hours prior to the civic felicitations offered to visiting President of India Pranab Mukherjee. With this instruction, security at the entrance gates were tightened and  armed perosnnel stood guard at the premises.

Elaborate security for Indian prez, 5 protestors held

Published On: November 3, 2016 07:20 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Despite continued criticism over the national holiday announced for avoiding possible security threats and easing traffic management during the visit of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, the security agencies of Nepal braced themselves for ensuring elaborate security in the midst of a few failed attempts at protest.

Bulgarian held for stealing from ATM

Published On: October 28, 2016 09:35 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Thursday arrested a Bulgarian national on the charge of stealing money from ATM machines though a new high-tech method.

Nepal Army wins bronze in Exercise Cambrian Patrol

Published On: October 26, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Eight Nepal Army personnel who participated in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2016 held in United Kingdom have fetched bronze medal. The event was participated by 120 army teams from 20 various countries.

Police uncover trend of new armed groups in hills

Published On: October 25, 2016 07:37 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: While police and the other security agencies have been focused on containing various combat outfits in the Tarai-Madesh districts, a new trend of forming similar armed groups in the hills has come to the fore.

Dahal promises amendment deal before Chhath

Published On: October 20, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has promised to forge agreement among the ruling, opposition and agitating political parties for making amendments to the constitution by the first week of November.

SC notice served on Karki, way cleared for hearings

Published On: October 19, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The serving of a Supreme Court notice on Chief Commissioner at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki, on Monday has cleared the way for beginning the hearings process to to establish whether or not he was eligible to have been appointed  to the post.

Red panda smuggling baffles police

Published On: October 6, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: With the arrest of two people in Kathmandu on Monday for illegal possession of two red panda hides, the law enforcement agencies are yet again baffled by statements given by the arrested persons regarding the actual reasons behind the poaching of the endangered animal.

Drugs seizure prompts DDA to tighten locker rules

Published On: September 30, 2016 03:14 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Following the misuse of Department of Drug Administration (DDA) locker facility by a representative of pharmaceutical company, the authority has introduced a raft of new rules to regulate such facility.

Govt calls taxi drivers' demands irrational

Published On: September 29, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Even as taxi drivers in the Kathmandu Valley intensified their protest against police crackdown for discouraging meter fraud and overcharging, the government authorities continued to maintain that they would not bow to the irrational demands raised by the drivers.

NIDMC begins consultation on biometric ID's significance

Published On: September 28, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Even as National ID Management Center expedites efforts to complete technical and structural set up for issuing biometric ID cards, the center has simultaneously launched consultations with different government and non-government agencies on the significance of biometric identification cards.

Ban on security guards for conflict countries ending

Published On: September 27, 2016 02:34 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Some four months since the imposition of a ban on the employment of Nepali migrant workers in four conflict-ravaged countries, the government is making final preparations to allow security guards to work in those countries under stringent security-related conditions.

Ex-minister Ghimire, 2 others missing in Trishuli car plunge

Published On: September 25, 2016 09:50 PM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Former home minister and chief secretary Madhav Prasad Ghimire has gone missing along with two others on Sunday after a car carrying seven people plunged into the Trishuli River on their way back to Kathmandu from a pilgrimage to Muktinath temple. Bodies of three killed during the mishap have been recovered while one lucky survivor was rescued from the site.