Biken K Dawadi

The contributor for Republica.

Where were the gods?

Published On: May 21, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

Where were the gods? First, I saw her. Pursued her, wooed her, fell in her love, Touched her, smooched her, fell deep, by love! Braced her, graced her, fell in her grasp, Bugged her, hugged her, felt no time lapse.

Notorious robber ‘Kale’ lands in police net

Published On: May 21, 2019 07:41 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 21: Police arrested Bishnu Tamang aka Kale, a serial burglar who had struck fear into the minds of the Kathmandu Valley denizens and served a six-year jail term till 2015 for previous robberies, from his hideout in the capital on Monday morning, three years after his last reported robbery.

Police arrest 12 Indians for running networking business

Published On: May 12, 2019 08:46 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 12: A team of officials from the Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested 12 Indian nationals from Hotel Yak and Yeti on Friday morning for swindling the locals by operating illegal networking business.

Bomb hoax at Koteshwar

Published On: May 7, 2019 07:33 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 7: When a local of the Muni Bhairav area saw an abandoned schoolbag in the parking lot of the Muni Bhairav Complex at Koteshwar in the capital at 5 pm Monday, police sprung into action. Police found the bag contained some suspicious items.

Watching you!

Published On: May 4, 2019 01:00 PM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

While I gazed deep through that window pane, Oh! love drove my vision towards you, I felt your beauty growing insane, I couldn’t turn away from that view.

Govt’s policy claim contradicts NRA plan

Published On: May 4, 2019 08:21 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 4: Unveiling the government’s policy and program for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20 on Friday, President Bidya Bhandari made a claim on post-earthquake recovery contradicting the plan of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

Major police offices in capital still operating in tents

Published On: May 2, 2019 08:38 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, May 2: Even after four years of the 2015 earthquakes, two major police offices in the capital that were damaged by the quakes are still operating under tents, awaiting the start of the reconstruction of the office buildings.

Khula Manch shopkeepers decry ‘injustice’

Published On: April 29, 2019 07:54 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 29: It had been just about five months since Sujan Tamang, 27, of Nuwakot, submitted the first installment of money for setting up a shop in Khula Manch, the open air theater at Tundikhel. What remains of his shop now is mangled roofing sheets.

KMC bulldozes 52 illegally-built structures at Khulla Manch

Published On: April 28, 2019 07:47 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 28: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Saturday demolished 52 structures built illegally on public land at Khulla Manch at the heart of the capital city.

Red notice issued against double amputee Gautam

Published On: April 27, 2019 07:46 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 27: The National Central Bureau (NCB) of Nepal, on Friday, issued a red notice against Sudarshan Gautam who was convicted of trafficking in people from Nepal to the US. Gautam had hit stardom in Nepal after becoming the first person without hands to scale Mount Everest without prosthetics and then acting in a popular Nepali movie.

PM Oli, former PMs Dahal and Nepal hand over dubious certificate

Published On: April 16, 2019 07:34 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 16: It never occurred to the three political leaders that the certificate they were handing over might not be genuine. Prime Minister KP Oli and former prime ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Nepal do not seem to have paid sufficient attention to what was widely publicized as a ‘world record’ certificate for the cheapest education being handed to Samata School. Nor do they appear to have read what was written in the certificate.

Over 50 pc vehicles in capital fail pollution test

Published On: April 11, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 11: Upon inspection by a team of officials from the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) and the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), 53 percent of the vehicles checked for their level of pollution contribution failed the Public Vehicle Pollution Test.

Most Chand outfit leaders, cadres out on bail: Police

Published On: April 9, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 9: Officials at Nepal Police Headquarters have claimed that a majority of leaders and cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) who have been arrested to date are either out on bail or were released after interrogations.

Police baton-charge RPP protestors in capital, detain 20 in Pokhara

Published On: April 9, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 9: Police fired three rounds of teargas shells and baton-charged the cadres and leaders of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) for obstructing vehicular movement on the Exhibition Road, Monday.

MTPD to open traffic along river corridors in capital in three months

Published On: April 7, 2019 04:05 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 7: Since Thursday, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), Baggikhana, has started clearing out the encroached footpaths in the capital and opening the otherwise shut river corridors with the target to complete these works in three months. The action comes as a part of the division's nine-point working procedure which will span three months. The division has been running such operation repeatedly over the past few years but none of them have been able to bear fruits.

Kirtipur excavation continues

Published On: April 6, 2019 06:34 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 6: The locals of Kirtipur Municipality-6, who dug up a Lichchhavi era idol of the Hindu deity Vishnu along with his consort Laxmi last Saturday, have uncovered more ancient artefacts during further excavations.

More radars could have helped avert storm havoc: Officials

Published On: April 2, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 2: Had the heavy storm that struck villages in Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday taken place within a 200-kilometer radius of Surkhet, weather radar would have detected it four hours earlier.

Vishnu-Laxmi statue dug up in Kirtipur could be from Lichchhavi era

Published On: April 1, 2019 09:24 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, April 1: In the process of rebuilding an earthquake-hit temple on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Saturday, locals dug up what is believed to be a Lichchhavi-era stone statue of Hindu god Vishnu and his consort Laxmi.  The locals of Kiritpur Municipality-6, Charghare, which is about 9 kilometers from the capital, were surprised when they found the ancient looking statue while carrying out the reconstruction work at the Jalapadevi temple on Saturday.

Security setup ready for Investment Summit

Published On: March 29, 2019 07:44 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, March 29: As the government is all prepared to host the much-hyped Investment Summit from Friday to Saturday, security agencies have said that the security arrangements for the summit have been completed. Various high profile guests and investors have already arrived for the summit which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday.

Cabbie dumps passenger in throes of heart attack

Published On: March 29, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, March 30: Prabin Ranjit of Gokarneshwar Municipality-4 on Wednesday took his father, a patient of diabetes and high blood pressure, to Medicare Hospital at Chabahil for a medical checkup.