JUMLA, May 10: The Shey Phoksundo National Park Office has fined 74 people for illegally collecting Yarsagumba, also known as the caterpillar fungus, in the patan area of ​​Dolpa.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has warned doctors and health workers working under it that it is illegal for them to work full-time in private health institutions.

RUKUM PASCHIM, April 12: Police have destroyed illegal opium poppy farming across 172 ropanis (1 ropani is equivalent to 508.74 square meters) of land in different parts of Rukum Paschim.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: It has been revealed that a person received his driving license while he was still in police custody in connection with a case of vehicular homicide, thanks to a collusion between the employees of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) and middlemen.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Over the past few months, a persistent sugar shortage has led to increased prices for consumers in the country. However, it has come to light that a substantial quantity of sugar has been illicitly entering Nepal through the Indian border crossing.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Global Info Educational and Visa Services located at Old Baneshwor has promotional materials such as sending Nepalis to foreign employment and educational visas to countries with facilities in bold letters on the wall. The office is well managed with all  arrangements of working professionals from security guard to receptionists.

NEPALGUNJ, April 20: Police arrested two persons with illegal gold ornaments weighing around five kilograms from a hotel at New Road on Wednesday night.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 27: Dhanusha Police arrested four young people with illegal drugs in their possession on Thursday. They were apprehended from Janakpur's Pidari Chowk area along with 493 bottles of X-Plane.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A probe committee of the National Sports Council (NSC), the apex sports governing body of Nepal, has termed contract agreement for organizing the Nepal T-20 League as illegal.

Illegal goods imported from India seized

December 29, 2022 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The police have seized goods that were brought illegally from India. The police seized the illegal goods from Madhuwan Municipality-3 and Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality-2. According to the police, illegal goods worth Rs 143,614 have been seized.

LAHAN, Dec 6: A stone crusher plant is being operated at Khuttikhola in Lahan Municipality-14 Bastipur. However, the records of this crusher plant operating in the river are not with the Cottage and Small Industries Office in Lahan.

ITAHARI, Sept 21: Itahari police have arrested six people on the charge of duping the public through a networking business.

One arrested with drugs in Dailekh

September 21, 2022 13:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: A person has been arrested in Dailekh with drugs. Rovat Sijapati, 30, of Narayan Municipality-1 Kusada, was arrested by the police with drugs.

KATHMANDU, September 14: Police arrested seven people with illegal drugs from Sarlahi, Jhapa, Kapilvastu and Kailali.

Home-made liquor seized in Biratnagar

September 12, 2022 12:35 pm

MORANG, September 12: Police have seized liquor that was produced and sold illegally in the local market in Biratnagar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Tokha Municipality has urged its residents to remove structures built illegally in public and government lands.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) has filed cases against a number of individuals and consultancies which have been found embezzling large amounts of money from foreign job aspirants.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Amid rising number of Nepali job seekers falling stranded in foreign land, the government has cautioned outbound workers to go to foreign employment only after obtaining a work permit of the country concerned.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 19: The area deforested in Brazil’s Amazon reached a 15-year high after a 22% jump from the prior year, according to official data published Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has written to the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) to carry out detailed investigations on the companies that are found involved in the member-based network businesses.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: After being overwhelmed with complaints against the operation of network marketing businesses, the Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has warned of taking stern action against those found to be operating such businesses.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Police have arrested two persons with a huge number of smartphones from Naghdhunga checkpoint in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning. Police said the smartphones were being smuggled into Kathmandu.

BANEPA, Jan 16: Police on Wednesday arrested two individuals and confiscated 30 sets of illegally-imported smartphones from Banepa. Those smartphones were kept on sale by the arrested, according to police.

LAHAN, Jan 14: The Province 2 government has decided to shut down crusher plants which are being operated illegally in the province.

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, Jan 10: India’s Supreme Court said on Friday that an indefinite shutdown of the internet in Kashmir was illegal, rebuking the government for the communications lockdown imposed after it withdrew the Muslim majority region’s autonomy in August.

Police destroy 1,300 cannabis plants

August 24, 2019 05:30 am

KHOTANG, Aug 24: Khotang Police has continued with its campaign to destroy illegal cannabis planted at commercial farms in the district.

Illegal huts demolished in Nagarkot

August 18, 2019 17:15 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 18: The Chagunarayan municipality in Bhaktapur today demolished illegal structures including houses and huts constructed on the roadsides and by encroaching on the community forest area in Nagarkot.

JANAKPUR, July 17:  It has been found that swathes of land belonging to various temples in Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City, Dhanusha district, has been sold to various private individuals by the main priests of those temples, as the authorities concerned turn a blind eye to the matter.

Russian arrested for illegal stay

July 2, 2019 14:40 pm

POKHARA, July 2: A Russian national who was found staying illegally in Nepal has been arrested from Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Supreme Court has sought a written answer from the government regarding why the illegal extraction of sand, pebbles and stones from the Sunkoshi river was not stopped.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepal Police arrested 242 people in the current fiscal year for possessing illegal weapons.

DOLAKHA, May 21: The government’s failure to protect Kalinchowk, a popular tourist destination in Dolakha district, has encouraged illegal encroachment of public land in the area of late.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A team of officials from the Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested 12 Indian nationals from Hotel Yak and Yeti on Friday morning for swindling the locals by operating illegal networking business.

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BANKE, May 8: Illegal mining of stones is going on unchecked from a community forest near Lalpur of Rapti Sonari rural municipality-7 in Banke district. This activity which has been going on since long at the Chure hill falling under the Mandapawa community forest has resulted in the depletion of the environment in the area.

SURKHET, May 5: A crusher plant operating illegally at Gochhekhola in the Chure range was shut down in mid-March by the local authorities.

DANG, April 27: Five people including two foreigners were arrested from Ghorahi on Wednesday on the charge of illegally promoting Christianity. American citizen Cinquanta Oleana May, Indian citizen Gaurav Shrivastav and Nepali citizens Dilli Ram Paudel, Kunsang Tamang and Pramod Kafle were arrested by the police along with promotional materials such as a carton full of bibles.

POKHARA, April 26: A total of 47 unauthorized arms have been submitted so far to the police administration in the Gandaki state. Lamjung is ahead of the six districts, out of 11, in the state from where the highest number (17) of arms possessed unlawfully and without renewing the license have been collected.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Fifty-two shutter rooms are being constructed illegally at Khula Manch for business purposes. This is against the rules, but the authorities were not aware of what was going on.

NAWALPARASI, April 12: Illegal mining of river products has continued unabated in the Narayani River from Nawalparasi side. Locals complained that the concerned authority is exercising silence even when the river products are being unlawfully extracted and exported to India.

DOLAKHA, April 12: The unabated poaching and smuggling of the rare anteater pangolin has led to its disappearance from most parts of Dolakha.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The police on Saturday arrested three men in illegal possession of drugs from different places of Kathmandu. A team from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Nagdhunga made an arrest of Ansu Chaudhary of Gaushala Municipality-7 in Mahottari district during a security check. The team confiscated 165 Nitravet tablets from him.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: After receiving a suggestion from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) from Saturday evening started taking action against the two-wheeler ridesharing services terming them ‘illegal’ and ‘unsafe’.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 22: Shiva Shankar Crusher Plant of Garuda Municipality-5, Jhanjhpul extracts gravels, stones and sand full of 22 tippers everyday from the Bagmati River at Ramauli Ghat, which actually falls under the jurisdiction of Brindaban Municipality.

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: It has been found that there are nine hundred illegal boreholes that are currently in operation in Kathmandu valley.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 6: On Tuesday, five tractors were seized for illegally extracting and supplying construction materials from the Gachiya River.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has urged the students not to go abroad for study through illegal education consultancies.

LAHAN, July 25: There are around 40 private health institutes in Siraha district that are operating illegally. However, as the regulatory body of the government is keeping mum on the issue, their illegal functioning continues unhindered.