KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Despite increase in investment by Nepal Army's Welfare Fund in various sectors, the profit declined in the fiscal year 2072/073 due various factors including fluctuation in bank interest rates, the devastating earthquake of April 2015 and Indian blockade.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Department of Immigration on Tuesday stated that it issued 163,518 visas in the FY 2015/016. Majority of those were tourist visas, a few were business visas and others were non-tourist visas.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Nepal Police is gearing up to host the 23rd Interpol's Regional Conference that brings together top cops from across Asia and the South Pacific regions in Kathmandu. Nepal is hosting the conference, scheduled for 17th, 18th and 19th of January, after 27 years.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: As in earlier narcotics busts, Nepal Police have blamed the Department of Customs at Nepal’s only international airport-- Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)-for inadequate surveillance on incoming drug smugglers and carriers, and for thus contributing to Nepal becoming a transit point for them.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: At a time when Nepal's only international airport has been criticized for various security lapses, several cases have surfaced at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) indicating negligence despite repeated government warnings.
KATHMANDU, July 31: With the seizure of precursor chemicals manufactured illegally by Arya Pharma Lab Pvt Ltd in Bara district and arrest of five persons allegedly involved in smuggling, the law enforcement agencies have claimed that domestic pharmaceutical companies are vulnerable in lack of effective monitoring.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Ambulance drivers associated with government as well as private hospitals and voluntary organizations ferry patients to hospitals most of the times negotiating their way through heavy traffic in the Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal Police has started investigation into the cases under the vetting category that has posed serious challenge to the security personnel by barring them from promotion and other important international opportunities.
KATHMANDU, July 27: After exhausting all forms of standard techniques and investigation tools, Nepal Police decided to conduct polygraph test on twenty traffic police personnel who faced bribery allegations.
KATHMANDU, July 25: In an 'unprecedented' move to ensure pedestrians' safety and lower fatality rates, the traffic police on Sunday announced to impose fine up to Rs 1000 upon jaywalkers of Kathmandu Valley starting from mid-August.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers that are mushrooming along with the increase in the number of drug users have remained rudderless for lack of effective guidelines and monitoring, putting lives at risk.
KATHMANDU, July 23: The drugs treatment and rehabilitation centers mushrooming along with the increment in drug users across the country have remained rampant in lack of effective monitoring, governance and required guidelines, risking the lives of the thousands of patient.
KATHMANDU, July 19: With senior Nepal Police personnel cornering the lion's share of the training provided and the huge numbers of rank and file sidelined, the National Police Academy (NPA) has now come up with a new training module to shift the focus of training to the lower ranks.
KATHMANDU, July 14: While the government has banned Nepali security guards from working in Afghanistan, the United States of America has assured the authorities in Nepal about the security of guards working in that country.
KATHMANDU, July 15: While the government has banned Nepali security guards from working in Afghanistan, the United States of America has assured the authorities in Nepal about the security of guards working in that country.
KATHMANDU, July 13: After failure to get justice in Kanchanpur district despite repeated pleas along with purported evidence of murder, the mother-in-law of slain Ram Dulari Rana has been knocking the doors of law enforcement agencies in the capital.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Considering the serious challenge of vetting of security personnel, stakeholders have initiated a process of sorting out the problems and reviewing and systematizing the existing vetting module.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The trend of categorizing security personnel as “being under vetting” by the UN and various other international agencies has emerged as a serious challenge for security personnel as inclusion in this category bars them from promotion and other important opportunities.
KATHMADNU, July 3: Apart from pledges to make available Rs 1 million in compensation for each of the families of those killed in the Kabul attack on June 20, the Nepal government has intensified its diplomatic efforts to bring additional compensation from the recruiting company and the government of Canada.