KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Police, in coordination with two other national security agencies, has formed a special task force for monitoring the leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and issuing orders for their arrest .
KATHMANDU, March 14: Following the government's decision to ban the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), security agencies have gone on high alert against possible retaliatory moves from the Maoist splinter group.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Police on Sunday morning arrested three persons on the charge of smuggling 105 kg of hashish using a wedding party bus. Police officials from the District Police Office (DPO), Dhading found the hashish hidden under the seats of the bus (Na 5 Kha 2812) en route to Birgunj from Kathmandu, at Gajuri, at around 2 am.
KATHMANDU, March 7: In what has been described as the first case of civil disobedience by motorists in Nepal, dozens of motorists on Tuesday flouted traffic rules to drive on a road in the capital which was blocked to facilitate a VIP motorcade.
KATHMANDU, March 4: Reconstruction of the Bal Gopaleshwar Temple in the middle of Rani Pokhari, a pond holding historic significance in the heart of the city, will be completed by the upcoming festival of Tihar, claimed Sushil Gyewali, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).
KATHMANDU, March 4: The Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO), Kathmandu, has decided to enforce the blanket ban on the consumption of marijuana in the Pashupatinath temple area on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.
KATHMANDU, March 4: With the work at the Melamchi Water Supply Project stalled since the past several weeks following the exit of the project’s Italian contractor, the security guards and locals have started stealing valuable construction materials from the project site.
KATHMANDU, March 1: Lalitpur District Court on Friday slapped 10-year jail sentences on all three accused in the Godamchaur rape case, 15 months after the crime. However, family members of the victim report that they are still been receiving threats from the families of those now convicted.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Metropolitan Police Range (MPR), Kathmandu, has said that it has set the target of installing 150 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) in the current fiscal year with the budget of Rs 30 million provided by the metropolis on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Top politicians, major political parties as well as members of the public took to various platforms on Wednesday to express their condolences over the death of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari and six others in a helicopter accident at Phungling of Taplejung while his entourage was returning from Pathibhara temple on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: When the Policies and Programs for fiscal year 2018/19 were launched by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) at the very start of the current fiscal year, it included a very ambitious program titled the “Mayor Lighting Program.”
KATHMANDU, Feb 18: After receiving pressure from various forefronts of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on his new satirical song ‘Lutna sake lut’, popular folk singer Pashupati Sharma removed the song from YouTube on Saturday. Claiming that such ‘unethical’ action of the government is a serious act of undermining freedom of expression, the general public has taken to various platforms to vent their ire against the government move.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: On Friday, Dilip Basnet, 34, from Lagan, ward 21 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, in a drunken state pushed a parked motorcycle down in KMC-32, Bagbazar. A police constable who was watching rushed to the site and started questioning Basnet. Basnet, who was aware of his actions by then, offered the police personnel a bribe of Rs 1,000 for letting him go.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth, on Tuesday, said that the ministry has already directed the concerned authorities to compulsorily include footpaths while constructing roads across the nation from now on.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The newly widened Koteshwar-Kalanki road section has been plagued by doubts ever since its inception, with stakeholders pointing out technical lapses . As a result of these lapses, accidents have proliferated on the road section at an alarming rate.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Officials involved in the investigation into the 33.5 kg gold smuggling case have said that Hari Sharan Khadka, one of the main accused in the case who was arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a few days ago, was the kingpin of the smuggling racket.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Cadres of Nepal Student Union (NSU), the student wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) on Saturday torched four government vehicles and took scores of others in control in line with their program of taking government vehicles running on Saturday in control. NSU had run a nationwide campaign of taking such vehicles in control on Saturday till 5 pm in order to stop the misuse of the government vehicles on holidays.