KATHMANDU, March 22: The government has sent three individuals including a Dutch national of Nepali origin to Kharipati-based quarantine facility on Saturday midnight who came to Kathmandu from Singapore on a Silk Air flight.
KATHMANDU, March 22: After a few hours of a misleading audio clip on COVID-19 going viral on social networking sites, police have arrested the person who allegedly produced the clip on the charge of disseminating fake information and creating panic among the public.
KATHMANDU, March 14: After spending 12 days in hospital, Prime Minister KP Oli was discharged from Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) at Maharajgunj on Friday evening. He was taken directly to his official residence at Baluwatar.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Police have arrested a district leader of Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal for his alleged involvement in detonating pressure cooker bomb at the newly-constructed house of former Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Baskota this morning.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Absconding contractor Manoj Bhetwal, who was wanted by Nepal Police, has surrendered to the Metropolitan Police Range, Teku, on Tuesday. The police had put Bhetwal in their wanted list last month.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Police have arrested a fraudster for allegedly swindling some 60 persons out of more than Rs 25 million by showing them false hopes of finding attractive jobs in two countries – Kuwait and Malta.
KATHMANDU, March 7: Though the Nepal Oil Corporation is importing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in normal fashion, Kathmandu Valley has started to see a distribution crisis as consumers are panicking and rushing to buy the cooking gas cylinders.
KATHMANDU, March 6: A man who returned from South Korea last week visited the Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital on Tuesday, fearing that he had been infected with the COVID-19. Although the 32-year-old was not showing any flu-like symptoms, he was desperate.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: On December 24, 2019, a motorcycle was hit by a tipper truck at Gurjudhara along the Tribhuvan Highway. The accident killed bike rider Arjun Bahadur KC on the spot, while his son, who was pillion-riding, was severely injured. There were no traffic police along the highway and the truck was able to flee the scene.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Although the government has set up a health desk at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) to prevent possible entry of the coronavirus into Nepal, the passengers of an aircraft which landed in Kathmandu from China on Monday were not screened before leaving the airport.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A day after the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed that a Nepali student returning from China had been diagnosed with the coronavirus, two more persons suspected to be infected with the same pathogen have been admitted at the Shukraraaj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH), a government official said.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government suspended the search for the missing trekkers in the Annapurna region on Thursday citing renewed snowfall and difficulties in digging through the hardened avalanche debris. Officials said the search will resume possibly in March. The rescuers have already identified a gorge where the trekkers might be buried.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Though the Nepal Army has started searching for the trekkers missing in the avalanche-hit area of Annapurna Rural Municipality, it might stop the operation from Thursday as rescue equipment has traced what are possibly bodies of the trekkers in a deep gorge, it has been learnt.
Kathmandu, Jan 22: The government on Tuesday morning sent a helicopter equipped with a high-tech device to the Annapurna Base Camp area to detect the possible location of the trekkers, who are missing after a massive avalanche in the region last week.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: After almost year-long investigations, police have finally arrested a man who was behind recording his own ‘sick sexual activity’ on a public bus in Kathmandu and uploading the video on social media. They tracked him through his GPS activities over the last few months.