KATHMANDU, Dec 5: While Nepal Police claims that kidnapping cases have declined over the last few years due to increased police vigilance, data maintained by Nepal Police itself show that kidnapping cases increased by 29 percent in last fiscal year compared to the year earlier.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: While the reconstruction across the nation has been picking up pace, the reconstruction of private houses inside the Kathmandu Valley has not shown satisfactory progress even three and half years after the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Keeping in view the movement of Very Very Important Persons (VVIPs) during the Asia Pacific Summit 2018 which begins in Kathmandu this weekend, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) has decided to bring the odd-even rule for vehicular movement in force in the Valley from November 30 to December 3.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Police on Friday arrested the owner of an education consultancy on the charge of human trafficking. Police said she used to lure students willing to pursue their higher studies in Canada but she either sold them or left them stranded in India. The company has been operating for a year but its is not registered at the Ministry of Education.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Almost three months have elapsed since former Nepali ambassador to France, Keshav Jha, was found murdered at his residence in Babar Mahal but police are nowhere close to nabbing the culprits. Jha’s murder remains as one of the unsolved high profile murder cases that took place in the Valley in the last few years.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: With the increase in the use of social media and the Internet by the Nepali public, cyber crimes too have increased in the last few years. Records maintained by the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) show a significant surge in cyber crimes in the last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: In order to make the Tihar festival peaceful and safe, police have launched a campaign to control the smuggling and sales of firecrackers and intensified security checks on roads so as to minimize road accidents.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Like every year, the cases of confiscation of firecrackers by police have increased with the arrival of Tihar this year. Data maintained by the Police Headquarters, Naxal, shows that the number of firecracker confiscation cases, arrests for smuggling and possessing firecrackers and the number of firecrackers seized during the festive season have doubled over the year.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Given the open border regime between Nepal and India that requires no visa to travel, fugitives from Nepal should find India as their preferred hiding place. However, the data maintained by Nepal Police over the past several years has shown otherwise.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Maya Devi Bhusal, 65, a resident of Gulmi, had already waited in queue for more than an hour to enter the venue of the tea reception hosted by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday. Yet, the serpentine line in front of her didn't seem to move forward.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: A photo showing former chief justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli going down on both knees to receive tika from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday went viral on social media within minutes. Members of the general people, noted personalities and even central level leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party criticized the president and her secretariat for arranging the event in such a way that it reminded one of the practice of kings and queens before the monarchy was abolished in 2008.