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Kamal Pariyar

US pedophile arrested in Nepal had a history of sexual misconduct: Interpol

September 24, 2016 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: A US national arrested recently in Nepal on charge of molesting children has had a history of sexual misconduct, according to the Interpol.

NA studying Col Lama's case

September 21, 2016 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 20 : The Nepal Army (NA) is taking a fresh look at the case of Colonel Kumar Lama following his acquittal, so that he can return to normal duty and the question of possible recompensation for him for the loss he suffered can be taken up.

Maoist ex-combatants set off bombs at schools, 2 arrested

September 20, 2016 23:10 PM

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Former Maoist combatants were found involved in planting and detonating improvised explosive devices (IED) at various schools in the Valley early Tuesday morning, generating terror among the public all for the sake of 'easy money'.

Ministry slashes security forces' group clearance privilege

September 19, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Keeping in view of security sensitivity and effective management of immigration process at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), the Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to slash the group clearance privilege enjoyed by the security forces departing to or arriving from different peacekeeping missions.

Govt to let India choose consultants for building police academy

September 16, 2016 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The government has agreed to amendments in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the construction of the  Nepal Police Academy at Panauti, Kavre district. The amendments allow India to appoint consultants on its own, among other things.

Poverty, weak laws behind rise in pedophilia: Experts

September 13, 2016 07:02 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: With an increasing number of pedophilia cases surfacing in Nepal in recent years, officials concerned have pointed to various factors such as poverty, weak laws and inducements as being behind the phenomenon.

India snubs flood-related issues during secretary-level talks

September 12, 2016 07:39 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Despite Nepal’s emphasis on ending the prolonged plight of people caused by floods in the Tarai districts due to India-made embankments, the Indian authorities have remained reluctant in addressing the problems.

Police charge US national with pedophilia

September 12, 2016 02:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested a US citizen along with one of his Nepali aide for their alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that involves sexual feeling towards prepubescent children.

Teacher arrested on charge of raping student

September 8, 2016 02:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Metropolitan Police Circle Office, Balaju on Monday arrested a teacher of Balaju-based Abhiyan Public School in charge of raping a 12-year-old student residing in the school hostel.

Complainant detained after arrest of ex-minister Gupta

September 7, 2016 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The arrest of former minister and Sadbhawana Party leader Shyam Sundar Gupta on Monday on a charge of  threatening abduction has resulted in the detention of the complainant and suspension of a police inspector.

Ex-minister Gupta arrested again on kidnap charge

September 6, 2016 01:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Metropolitan Police Range Office, Jawalakhel, on Monday arrested former minister Shyam Sundar Gupta from Talchhikhel of Lalitpur on the charge of threatening a woman with abduction if she failed to provide him Rs 5 million.

Former minister Gupta arrested

September 5, 2016 18:34 PM

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Police have arrested former minister Shyam Sundar Gupta on the charge of threatening and demanding money from a woman.

Over 100 Nepali children a month smuggled to India as bonded labor: Activist

September 5, 2016 01:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Rescued from bonded labor in India, Ekraj Biswakarma, 15, of Jajarkot district, reached Kathmandu on Thursday, his dream of studying in a boarding school and improving his family's lot presumably shattered.

NA ‘under-represented’ at UN peacekeeping command levels

September 1, 2016 07:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Nepal Army has drawn the attention  of the United Nations to its under-representation in senior command positions in UN peacekeeping missions despite its continuous contribution to peacekeeping over 60 yrs and its record of high credibility and sound performance.

Revenge plot backfires as police arrest three for misleading report

August 31, 2016 08:04 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Police investigations have revealed that a fraudster had masterminded a revenge plot against one of his relatives to trap him in a trafficking case.

Highway patrols lacking as road accidents soar

August 30, 2016 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: While big road accidents have been occurring almost on a regular basis, the government hasn't resorted to highway patrolling, which could have averted many of the accidents and saved hundreds of lives.

INTERPOL suspends red corner notice against wildlife 'smuggler'

August 26, 2016 02:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: INTERPOL headquarters has suspended the red corner notice issued against most-wanted wildlife 'smuggler' Ian Baker after the latter appealed to the global police body to review the notice.

Women promoted to major for first time in NA infantry

August 24, 2016 01:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Despite the fact that outnumbered women in Nepalese Army (NA) have held high-ranking posts over the years, female officers have been promoted to the post of major in the infantry division for the first time in history of the national army.

Govt vetting Turkish tourists for Gulen links

August 23, 2016 01:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: As per the request from the Government of Turkey, authorities in Nepal have intensified vetting of Turkish tourists and other immigrants living in Nepal to check possible infiltration by Islamic leader and cleric Fethullah Gulen, the alleged mastermind behind the failed coup of July 15.

Missing French woman found dead

August 19, 2016 13:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: District Police Syangja on Thursday recovered the dead body of a French woman, who had gone missing since last 10 days, from a ravine in Tindobato VDC of Syangja district.