KATHMANDU, March 25: Two persons have been arrested for abducting girls, holding them hostage for nine days and raping in the Rukum East. Two persons have been arrested for abducting two 14-year-old and 15-year-old girls from Bhume Rural Municipality of the district and taking them hostage, police said.
MYANMAR, March 22: Myanmar activists plan fresh protests on Monday including a call for vehicle convoys to drive through intersections honking horns with occupants raising three-finger anti-coup salutes despite reports of security forces killing more people at the weekend.
MYANMAR, March 15: Security forces killed at least 22 anti-coup protesters in the poor, industrial Hlaingthaya suburb of Myanmar’s main city on Sunday after Chinese-financed factories were set ablaze there, an advocacy group said.
MYANMAR, March 14: The acting leader of Myanmar’s parallel civilian government said it will seek to give people the legal right to defend themselves as the death toll in protests against last month’s coup exceeded 80, according to an advocacy group.
MYANMAR, March 12: Myanmar activists pledged to hold more rallies and strikes on Friday, a day after a rights group said security forces killed 12 protesters and as the lawyer of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi ridiculed new bribery allegations against her.
ILAM, March 2: Police arrested four people from the district headquarters of Ilam along with the illegal drug. On the basis of information that drugs are being used, a police team arrested four persons along with brown sugar from Ilam Municipality-7, Phulgachhi on Monday.
YANGON, Feb 2: Police in Myanmar’s biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month’s coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier.
YANGON, Feb 28: Police fired tear gas and water cannons and there were reports of gunfire Sunday in Myanmar’s largest city where another anti-coup protest was underway with scores of students and other demonstrators hauled away in police trucks.
MYANMAR, Feb 28: Opponents of military rule in Myanmar planned protests on Sunday a day after the security forces launched their biggest crackdown, arresting hundreds of people and shooting and wounding at least one.
MYANMAR, Feb 24: Myanmar was set for more street protests on Wednesday against military rule as Indonesia sought to build momentum behind a diplomatic push involving other Southeast Asian countries to steer a path out of the crisis.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Police have rearrested a secretariat member of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, Dharmendra Bastola even as the Supreme Court ordered the government to release him unconditionally.
MYANMAR. Feb 21: Opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 military gathered again on Sunday, undeterred by the bloodiest day of their campaign the previous day when police and soldiers opened fire in the second city of Mandalay, killing two.
MANDALAY, Feb 21: Riot police in Myanmar shot dead two anti-coup protesters and injured several others on Saturday, as security forces increased pressure on popular revolt against the military takeover.
MYANMAR, Feb 18: Myanmar’s military junta has issued arrest warrants against six celebrities for encouraging strikes that have paralysed many government offices in protests against this month’s coup, with total arrests since then now nearing 500.
MYANMAR, Feb 13: Myanmar’s army on Saturday ordered the arrest of seven well-known backers of protests against this month’s coup, including Min Ko Naing, who has been a leading pro-democracy activist since bloodily supressed protests in 1988.
MYANMAR, Feb 12: Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the junta’s call to halt mass gatherings.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Student wing close to the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal took to the streets in Kathmandu protesting the arrest of youth leader Ram Kumari Jhakri on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Police have arrested at least 157 cadres of the Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) who tried to enforce the general strike in different parts of the country on Thursday.
MYANMAR, Feb 1: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy said on Monday.
SARLAHI, Jan 24: A man was arrested in possession of a pistol from Kabilasi in Sarlahi district. Arun Mishra,50, of Gaudata municipality-8, Sarlahi was arrested, according to SP Santosh Singh Rathaour at the District Police Office.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24: Malaysian maritime authorities have arrested 16 Vietnamese fishermen from two boats they said were encroaching in Malaysia’s waters without a license, the Bernama state news agency reported.
MOSCOW, Jan 23: Police detained over 1,000 people across Russia on Saturday and used force to break up rallies around the country as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was among those detained.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Police have arrested seven youths from the mass gathering organized by a ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) faction led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Dhangadhi on Friday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: An Armed Police Force (APF) team deployed from the Armed Police Force, Nepal Highway Security Post in Adamghat has arrested a man with about 50 kg of hashish. The APF team arrested Deepak Magar, 34, of Galchi Rural Municipality-8 in Dhading district Saturday night.