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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Police on Tuesday alone arrested 21 cadres and leaders of the banned Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) in what has been described as a nationwide operation to arrest the central leaders of the outfit.
KATHMANDU, March 27: In an intensified search and arrest operation against leaders and cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Nepal Police arrested as many as 20 of them on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has splurged a whooping Rs 108 million on five Italian-made street sweeping vehicles (or broomers) to fight dust pollution in the capital city. The five broomers are set to be launched into use amidst a function at Rastriya Sabha Griha, Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Police, on Friday morning, arrested one Indian national from Dhading on the charge of smuggling 164 kilograms of hashish from Kathmandu to India using a truck with Indian number plate.