Biken K Dawadi

The contributor for Republica.

Experts emphasize sex education to minimize sexual crimes

Published On: October 13, 2018 01:05 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Experts from various sectors including those from the law enforcement agencies have stressed the need for adopting an integrated approach, sex education and domestic peace in order to minimize sexual crimes in the country.

PM urges police to be proactive to ensure peace and security

Published On: October 12, 2018 03:05 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Stating that the failure to solve even a single case can dent the image of police despite 90 percent success rate in booking criminals, Prime Minister KP Oli has asked Nepal Police officials to proactively work to maintain peace and security and ensure the safety of the general public.

Two more cops suspended for 'mishandling' crime scene

Published On: October 9, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Nepal Police on Monday suspended two more police personnel for their alleged involvement in destroying evidences related to two-and-a-half months old rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta in Kanchanpur.

Two 'gamblers' die as they jump off house to evade arrest

Published On: October 7, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Two 'gamblers' died as they jumped off the second floor of a 'gambling den' in their attempt to avoid arrest by police during a search and arrest operation by the Metropolitan Police Range Office in Mulpani on Friday at 9:30 pm.

Fraud-convict Kist Bank ex-CEO nabbed after two years on the lam

Published On: October 6, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Police on Friday arrested absconding chief executive officer of the then KIST Bank, Kamal Prasad Gyawali, from Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur district.

Gold smuggling rampant ahead of Dashain

Published On: October 4, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Even as the authorities have stepped up measures in recent months to curb gold smuggling, cases of illegal trade of the precious yellow metal from China to Nepal have remained unabated.

17 years on, man still searching for his father

Published On: October 3, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: When Ram Bhandari received a call from his father Tej Bahadur Bhandari on December 31, 2001, his father informed him that he was meeting with the then Chief District Officer (CDO) of Lamjung, Shiva Prasad Nepal on that day, and was coming to Kathmandu the day after.

MPROs ready security plans for festive season

Published On: October 1, 2018 05:45 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Keeping in view the increase in crimes in the Kathmandu Valley during the festive season, the Metropolitan Police Range Offices (MPROs) have come up with security plans in order to check crimes.

Dad calls for stern action after acid attack victim dies

Published On: September 25, 2018 07:27 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Following the death of one of the acid attack victims of Rautahat on Sunday, the family members of the victims have demanded strong action against the perpetrator.  They have also expressed dissatisfaction toward the lack of support from the government.

Dahal says he has been denied peace Nobel

Published On: September 22, 2018 11:08 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Former armed Maoist insurgency chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is now a chairman of the newly re-branded Nepal Communist Party (NCP), on Friday complained about not being conferred the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to peace in Nepal.

PM assures Nirmala’s parents of justice

Published On: September 18, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has given assurances of justice for Nirmala Panta, the schoolgirl who was raped and subsequently murdered some two months ago.

#JusticeForNirmala rallies across country

Published On: September 16, 2018 05:20 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Thousands of civilians took to the streets in major cities across the country on Saturday to exert pressure on the government to conduct an impartial investigation in the rape and murder case of Nirmala Panta, a thirteen-year-old girl of Mahendranagar.

Police pressuring Nirmala’s parents to return home

Published On: September 13, 2018 07:00 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 13:  The parents of Nirmala Panta, who was raped and murdered in Kanchanpur, have said police have been pressuring them to return to their home district and not stay any longer in Kathmandu.

I hope

Published On: September 10, 2018 09:14 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

I hope you have forgotten by now, what I have done  at what cost and how,

PM Oli's use of official residence for private event draws flak

Published On: September 8, 2018 06:10 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, like his predecessors, has been widely criticized for using the prime minister's official residence at Baluwatar for the meetings of party committees and other non-official events. A gathering of the Oli clan has been scheduled at Baluwatar for Saturday.

Netizens divided over doctors' protest

Published On: September 5, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The new Muluki Codes enforced on August 17 have created a wave of dissatisfaction among the people of two important professions - doctors and journalists.

VVIP movement likely to affect vehicular movement in inner Kathmandu today

Published On: August 30, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Are you planning a trip to the downtown areas for shopping or other tasks on Thursday? If yes, it is better you reschedule your plan.

Sisdole road blocked after truck kills local

Published On: August 28, 2018 08:04 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Locals from Kakani obstructed the road connecting Kathmandu with Sisdole landfill site for ten hours Monday after a privately-owned garbage truck killed a local at Kagatigaun. According to the Metropolitan Police Post, Balaju, Padam Bahadur Balami, 49, of Kakani Rural Municipality-2 was killed by a tipper driven by Bishnu Magar at 6.45 in the morning.

Pvt schools await govt request to remain closed during BIMSTEC Summit

Published On: August 27, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Private school and college operators in the Kathmandu Valley have sought a formal request from the government after the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) asked their cooperation to ease traffic management during the upcoming Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit to be held in the capital.

Kalanki underpass closed until Friday

Published On: August 23, 2018 07:49 AM NPT By: Biken K Dawadi

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Vehicular movement along the recently opened underpass connecting Khasi Bazaar and Bafal Chowk in Kalanki has been halted from 7 am Wednesday to carry out minor construction work. The minor work which should have been completed Wednesday could not be finished after a Chinese worker died in an accident at the site.