KHOTANG, June26: Police on Sunday arrested Umesh Chhetri on charge of attempting to acquire citizenship card from the District Administration Office, Khotang, by producing fake personnel records.

RAMECHHAP, Jan 5: The District Administration Office (DAO), Ramechhap, on Friday handed three persons to police for investigation, after they were found to have forged documents to get a citizenship certificate.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Acquiring a piece of forest land of 273 hectares at the project site has become a stumbling block for the 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project. Providing the forest land to the project is an obligation of the Government of Nepal as per the Project Development Agreement (PDA) signed in 2014.

KATHMANDU, June 11: With the second phase local elections fast approaching, the major ruling parties are unlikely to pick more ministers and give full shape to the government before the polls scheduled for June 28 are over.