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Gandaki in final stage of introducing Provincial Police Act

Published On: November 13, 2018 07:53 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, Nov 13: The provincial government of Gandaki has given the green signal to introduce its own provincial-level Police Act. The permission was granted although a similar move by Province 2 in the past triggered a widespread controversy and created a conflict between the provincial and federal governments.

Govt joint attorney caught taking Rs 500,000

Published On: October 11, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, Oct 11: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Joint Attorney at Kaski District Prosecutor's Office Surendra Thapa, while taking a bribe of Rs 500,000 from a service seeker on Wednesday.

27-yr-old man held over rape and murder of child (with video)

Published On: September 27, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, Sept 27: Even before the rape and murder of Kanchanpur's Nirmala Panta has moved off public radar, a minor has been raped and murdered in Kaski this week.

CMs criticize central govt for depriving them of their rights

Published On: September 7, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, Sept 7: The chief ministers (CMs) of six provinces of the country except for the Karnali Province met on Thursday in Pokhara, marking the first joint meeting of the CMs. They criticized the central government for depriving the provinces of the rights they need.

Even poor farmers, vendors forced to pay taxes

Published On: September 1, 2018 01:05 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, Sep. 1: Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja is collecting taxes not only from the high-earning businesspersons but also from the farmers and vendors. Farmers who sell their agricultural products in bamboo baskets, locally known as Dokos, are levied Rs 10 per basket.

Gandaki Province introduces its own rules for crusher industry

Published On: July 26, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, July 26: Gandaki Province government has introduced its own set of operation guidelines for crusher industries. The new guideline details rules for excavation, collection and distribution of stone and sand.

Nepal should export mineral water through railways: PM

Published On: July 20, 2018 07:06 AM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

POKHARA, July 20: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal should export its abundant mineral water through the cross-country railways which are expected to link Nepal to China and India in a few years.

Nepalese Neurosurgeon Society confers honorary chair title to Dr Devkota

Published On: June 9, 2018 01:50 PM NPT By: BISHAN CHETTRI

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepalese Neuro Surgeon Society has conferred honorary chair title of the Society on senior Neurosurgeon Prof Dr Upendra Devkota today.