KYIV, Ukraine, April 7: Ukraine was bracing to battle for control of its industrial east and appealing for more help from the West after Russian forces withdrew from the shattered outskirts of Kyiv to regroup.

LVIV, Ukraine, March 27: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, visibly irritated, on Saturday demanded Western nations provide a fraction of the military hardware in their stock piles and asked whether they were afraid of Moscow.

BEIJING, July 16: China’s government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington.

Indian national nabbed with pistol

June 18, 2019 17:45 pm

BHAIRAHAWA, June 18: Police have arrested an Indian national with a pistol and 16 rounds of bullet from Bhairahawa Airport.

INDIANAPOLIS, April 27: President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups.

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 19: Netra Bikram Chand's Communist Party of Nepal appears headed for a face-off with the government after an ultimatum issued by Prime Minister KP Oli to the outfit to surrender arms expired Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday warned Netra Birkam Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to surrender its weapons or get prepared for more crackdowns.

SURKHET, March 14: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Chakrapani Khanal has revealed that the Chand-led group had taken away some arms from the cantonments after the then Maoist party joined mainstream politics.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Crackdown continued on leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Thursday with the police seizing several weapons including two sub-machine guns during an operation in the outfit chief Netra Bikram Chand’s village in Kapilvastu.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: While the United States has been pushing Nepal on the procurement of thousands of M16 rifles as agreed earlier between the two governments, officials in Nepal have cited complications in local law.

DANG, Nov 21: In 2001, Yogendra KC of Ramechhap joined the then Maoist insurrection with a strong determination to bring revolution and overthrow the state. He was a Maoist platoon commander and put his life on the line for the sake of so-called change.

SAANA, Nov 8: Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs on Wednesday called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen, where they warned the Saudi-led coalition’s war has put 14 million people on the brink of famine.

NEW DELHI, Nov 2: The Supreme Court of India has dismissed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)'s appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict discharging all the accused including the Hinduja brothers in the Bofors case.

SAN DIEGO, July 11: Lugging little backpacks, smiling immigrant children were scooped up into their parents’ arms Tuesday as the Trump administration scrambled to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.

NAC procures ARMS software

February 26, 2018 01:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation has (NAC) has signed an agreement with Sheorey Digital System Pvt Ltd for the integration of new advanced software systems.

WASHINGTON, Feb 2: The United States is set to announce an arms embargo against South Sudan on Friday, three sources familiar with the decision told Reuters, stepping up pressure against President Salva Kiir to end the country’s civil war and humanitarian crisis.

Infographics: Sales of Arms

January 17, 2018 00:05 am

Sales of Arms

Many in Baitadi refuse to turn in arms

November 6, 2017 07:10 am

BAITADI, Nov 6: The members of the general public in Baitadi district have shown disinclination to the appeal of the District Administration Office to turn in the legal firearms with them in view of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections taking place in the district on November 26.

BAITADI, Nov 5: The members of the general public in Baitadi district have shown disinclination to the appeal of the District Administration Office to turn in the legal firearms with them in view of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections taking place in the district on November 26.

2 held with arms and banned drugs

July 12, 2017 18:01 pm

SARLAHI, July 12: Police have arrested two people with weapons and banned drugs from Nawalpur in the district during a security check.

RIYADH, May 21: President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements.

NAWALPARASI, April 7: The notice issued by the Nawalparasi Local Administration calling on public to submit arms in their possession to the local police administration in view of the upcoming local-level election has fallen on deaf ears.

BHADRAPUR, March 27: The district administration office, Jhapa has urged the public to submit arms and ammunition possessed by the locals to it. The DAO issued this edict aimed at making the May 14 local level poll peaceful.

World leaders reacted harshly Saturday to President Trump’s executive order suspending immigration and visas for citizens from certain countries with majority Muslim populations. Iran, one of the targeted nations, suggested it would limit issuing visas to American tourists.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: At a time when Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is chalking out plans to eradicate load-shedding altogether under the leadership of its newly appointed managing director Kulman Ghising, two trade unions of the power utility are playing spoilsport.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 2: Police have brought the arms looted by locals from Deuli Police Post at Agri VDC in Surkhet under its control on Wednesday.

BEIJING, Oct 11:  Rescuers pulled out a 3-year-old girl who survived under the remains of collapsed homes in the arms of her dead parents, state media reported Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Democratic (MPRF-D) lawmaker Yogendra Chaudhari on Tuesday warned of an armed revolt if the demands of Madhesi and Tharu communities are not fulfilled right away.

Asia’s arms race

July 19, 2016 00:15 am

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Two arrested with illegal arms

June 26, 2016 12:36 pm

MAHOTTARI, June 26: Police have arrested two persons on Sunday morning on the charge possessing arms illegally from Sripur-7 of the district.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Former Nepal Army junior officer, Rana Bahadur Dhakal, has been arrested in charge of possessing illegal arms.

Wants to purchase arms, logistics on price-ceiling basis KATHMANDU, June 15:The Defense Ministry is preparing to clear long pending dues of Rs 2.4 billion for arms and other military purchases from neighboring India, in an attempt to expedite a new purchase model based on a price-ceiling approach.