Theft cases on rise

August 13, 2019 13:23 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 13: The theft cases have increased in the country lately. Police Headquarters shared the information that police filed theft cases against a total of 2,646 persons in the last fiscal year.

Tip cases settled by courts in Nepal

SURKHET, March 31: District Police Office here has registered 64 cases related to drug trafficking and drug abuse combined in the recent eight months. The District Police arrested 109 persons- 14 women and 95 men- in this connection and initiated investigation for the action.

Kidnapping cases up by 29%

December 5, 2018 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: While Nepal Police claims that kidnapping cases have declined over the last few years due to increased police vigilance, data maintained by Nepal Police itself show that kidnapping cases increased by 29 percent in last fiscal year compared to the year earlier.

CARACAS, July 31: The Indian government decided to frame a scheme to set up an "appropriate" number of fast-track courts to try rape cases across the country's states. India is planning to implement over 1,000 'fast-track special courts' for swift justice in cases related to the rape of children and women, according to the law ministry's statement.

ITAHARI, July 24: The community snakebite treatment centre operated from the premises of the Nepal Army's east region headquarters, Itahari treated 1,407 cases last year.

TULSIPUR, July 22: The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.

TULSIPUR, July 18: The Dang District Court, Deukhuri last fiscal year registered 640 cases related to divorce and the figure is the highest among the cases filed at the court in the period.

Rape cases on the rise

July 14, 2018 11:40 am

SURKHET, July 14: A 15-year-old girl from Barahatal Rural Municipality of Surkhet was gang raped on June 16 while she was in Chhaugoth (menstruation hut). Three young boys raped her at around half past ten. Her family members came to know about it only in the morning. The girl who was found unconscious at the shed is still receiving treatment at a local hospital of Kalagaun. The accused Janak Sharma, Chetan Giri and Padam Giri are in police custody as the case in under investigation.

Divorce cases up in Salyan

July 13, 2018 10:24 am

SALYAN, July 13: Divorce cases have gone up in the district in recent years.

Rape cases up in Udayapur

June 28, 2018 12:58 pm

UDAYAPUR, June 28: Number of rape cases in Udayapur district has escalated in the current fiscal year, according to a new data published by the District Police Office.

WASHINGTON, June 25: President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to “break into” the country.

SINDHULI, June 23: With the summer season in full stride, cases of viral and diarrheal diseases have increased markedly at the District Hospital, Sindhuli.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The government is preparing to withdraw cases now being investigated by the courts and bring them under the transitional justice mechanisms.

LALITPUR, June 5: The cases of domestic violence against men have also gone up in Lalitpur district of late.

DAKAR, Senegal, Jun 1: More than 680 people have received Ebola vaccinations in the three health zones where dozens of cases of the deadly virus have been confirmed, Congo’s health ministry said.

BAJURA, May 13: It has been already over one decade since the Maoist armed conflict in the country formally ended with the signing of historic Comprehensive Peace Accord.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A total of 795 cases of rape have been registered so far in the current fiscal year, according to Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Supreme Court (SC) has a trend of postponing hearings on 25 percent cases in its daily cause lists.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The country recorded a total of 131 incidents of violence against women (VAW) in the month of Chaitra (March/April).

KATHMANDU, April 16: The Supreme Court (SC) has settled almost 30 percent of the filed cases in the last eight months of the current fiscal year.

Rape cases increasing in Bhaktapur

April 5, 2018 15:35 pm

BHAKTAPUR, April 5: Rape cases are rampant in Bhaktapur district. Data published by the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, shows that 58 rape and 25 attempted rape cases occurred in the past three years in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 5: A surprise inspection carried out by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that police offices in Kathmandu Valley are in a shabby state when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

NEPALGUNJ, April 3:   Since the last few months, repeated cases of rapes of minors, young girls and women have rocked the whole nation. From school-going girls to working and household women, no one has been spared from the hands of some lecherous men.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: The Supreme Court has begun hearing the contempt of court cases against Kantipur Publications and Dr Govinda KC in a larger full bench led by Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

UNITED NATIONS, March 8: The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women says the global spotlight on sexual harassment and abuse and the punishment of some powerful men who had been “untouchable” is an important moment — but it’s just “a tip of an iceberg.”

REPUBLICA (KATHMANDU): National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal, an organization of families of the victims of enforced disappearances, have threatened to launch protests to pressure the government into formulating necessary laws to criminalize conflict-era torture and enforced disappearances.

Special Court, 17 per cent of cases settled

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Between 400 to 500 persons rush to the state-owned Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku of Kathmandu daily after being bitten by dogs or other animals in the Kathmandu Valley. Ninety two percent of rabies cases belong to dog bites, according to health officials.

ROLPA, Jan 31: Of late, Ropa district is seeing an unprecedented rise in the number of child marriages. Although no official data has been maintained, it is estimated that around 41 percent of the total marriages in the district are child marriage.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli urged the media on Monday to refrain from commenting on sub-judice cases pending at courts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12:  Dr Govinda KC is the first to be released after being accused by our judiciary and even after admitting in court to criticizing the chief justice and his decision.

UDAYAPUR, Dec 30: Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC), human rights watch dog, has reported that incidents of human rights violations soared up in Udayapur district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the concerned sides to furnish written response within seven days in the petition registered claiming foul play in vote counting of the recently held polls.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has urged the legal practitioners, who implement the rule of law, to follow the constitution and law.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Had the Supreme Court given due priority to settling high-profile corruption cases pending with it for years, NC rebel candidate Govinda Raj Joshi might not have filed as an independent for the parliamentary election from Tanahun constituency 1 on Tuesday.

JHAPA, Oct 23: A man died after getting infected with dengue in Jhapa district.  The deceased has been identified as Umesh Sah, 40, of Birta, Birtamod Municipality-4 in the district.

DHADING, Oct 6: Cases of dengue infection have steadily gone up in Dhading since the past two weeks. As of now, 27 cases of dengue have been detected in the district by local clinics and the district hospital.

GAUSHALA, Oct 5: Rapid spread of dengue in Bardibas of Mahottari district has created fear among the locals.

Increasing dengue cases spreads fear

October 4, 2017 11:29 am

GAUSHALA, Oct 4: Rapid spread of dengue in Bardibas of Mahottari district has created fear among the locals.

POKHARA, Sept 23: Cases of drunk driving is on the rise with the public gripped by the fervor of two greatest festivals of the Hindus - Dashain and Tihar.

RAJBIRAJ, August 29: Three people have died from snakebites in two weeks in Saptari district in the aftermath of the massive floods.

DANG, August 26: Dengue fever is gripping in Dang district with at least five people recently diagnosed with the fever in various parts of the district.

BAGLUNG, August 20: Cases of couples seeking divorce have increased in Baglung district in the last four years. In the fiscal year 2016-17, 138 cases among the total 489 cases filed at the District Court, Baglung were related to divorce cases.

KHOTANG, August 19: Three women including a 17-year-old teenage girl were gruesomely murdered in a period of six months in the district.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The number of Influenza virus type 'A' (H1N1) patients in the capital and other parts of the country is on the rise. Two patients succumbed to this viral disease medically known as 'swine flu' in the period of two months.

District Court settles 266 cases

July 25, 2017 11:11 am

BABIYACHAUR (MYAGDI), July 25: The District Court Myagdi has settled 266 cases in the last fiscal year.

GULMI, July 23: On February 12, Sarita Khatri, 23, of what was former Darbar Devisthan VDC-3, filed a complaint against her husband at the District Police Office (DPO), Gulmi, accusing him of making her life hell.

GULMI, JULY 23: On February 12, Sarita Khatri, 23, of what was former Darbar Devisthan VDC-3, filed a complaint against her husband at the District Police Office (DPO), Gulmi, accusing him of making her life hell. Five days later, police called both of them for reconciliation and the issue was resolved. On March 13, Puja Budhathoki, 24, of Resunga Municipality-14, filed a complaint against her husband Bam Bahadur BK, 25, accusing him of keep beating her. Though police tried to resolve the issue, Puja was not ready for reconciliation. She instead approached the District Court. These two women are only the representatives of the dozens of domestic violence cases registered at the DPO.

RAUTAHAT, July 18: For the past four days, the temperature has been soaring in Rautahat, increasing the number of viral fever patients.