KATHMANDU, July 16: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a case against six officials of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) including its former vice-chancellor Bal Bhadra Prasad Das and two suppliers at the Special Court on charges of corruption.

LAMAHI, July 9: The Dang-Deukhuri District Court Dang has sentenced two sex offenders to twelve years in jail each on a rape case.

POKHARA, June 22: Annapurna Rural Municipality of Kaski has decided to charge each foreigner coming to the region Rs 100 in tourism tax.

DHARAN, June 19: Private clinics and hospitals in Dharan are taking advantage of dengue outbreak by charging exorbitant fee for tests due to the inability of the overcrowded BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) to handle all the patients who have flooded the institute for free tests.

ITAHARI, May 5: Police on Saturday arrested an Armed Police Force constable stationed in Sonapur of Sunsari district on the charge of raping a woman.

BIRATNAGAR, April 26: An elderly couple in Sundarharaicha Municipality-11 of Morang was beaten up mercilessly by a group of people on the charge of practicing witchcraft recently.

POKHARA, March 21: Dozens of tourists visit Sarangkot area every day. Many reach the tower for sightseeing. For this, they pay a certain amount to the government.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Bibeksheel Sajha Party has said its serious attention has been drawn to the latest media reports of massive overcharging by medical colleges.

Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Admitting that ‘middlemen’ were unduly influencing the judiciary, Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana on Sunday said he plans to charge them with contempt of court.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Main opposition Nepali Congress leader Sujata Koirala today accused the incumbent government of failure to deliver to meet the expectations of the people.

Mishra takes charge as acting CJ

August 6, 2018 07:12 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: As the acting Chief Justice (CJ) Deepak Raj Joshee went on leave after the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) rejected his name as the CJ on Friday, the senior-most justice at the Supreme Court, Om Prakash Mishra, assumed office as the acting head of the judiciary on Sunday.

One held on rape charge

July 29, 2018 12:23 pm

SURKHET, July 29: Police have arrested Yamlal Sapkota, 45 from Panchpuri-2 after he was trying to rape a five-year-old girl, informed Sushobhan Shrestha, Police Inspector, Chief, Area Police Office, Babiyachaur.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Former Chief Justice Sushila Karki accused the government of being intolerant while Khagendra Sangraula questioned what kind of socialism the government was batting for. Karki added that if the government continued to turn a deaf ear to KC’s demands, a wave of protest would erupt across the country.

Swiss held on pedophilia charge

July 21, 2018 03:49 am

KATHMANDU, July 20: Over a month after a foreigner was arrested on the charge of sexually abusing a minor, police have arrested another 66-year-old Swiss citizen for his alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.

3 held on gold, cash theft charge

June 23, 2018 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, June 23: Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kathmandu has arrested three people with stolen ornaments and cash.

KATHMANDU, June 12: England and Belgium will most likely dominate the Group G of this week's 2018 FIFA World Cup, as the European teams will face each other only in the final round of the group.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Hotel and restaurant employees will now get a bigger share of the service charge received from the clients.

KATHMANDU, Jun 1: The government has decided to waive off value added tax (VAT) on brokerage service charge on transaction of securities, ending the uncertainty over taxation of such transactions.

PARBAT, May 16: A 20-year-old youth accused of raping a differently-abled 79 years of woman in the district has been remanded in custody for further interrogation.

Mayor held on murder charge

May 10, 2018 18:34 pm

KATHMANDU, May 10: Mayor of Katari Municipality of Rautahat has been held on the charge of a murder case.

One held on rape charge

May 9, 2018 13:41 pm

MAHOTTARI, May 9: A person has been arrested on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl from Samsi Rural Municipality-4 in Mahottari district.

50-year-old man held on rape charge

April 26, 2018 13:34 pm

UDAYAPUR, April 26: A man was arrested on the charge of rape at Katari municipality, Udayapur on Wednesday.

Yarsa collection charge increases

April 16, 2018 08:51 am

TRIPURAKOT,  April 16 (RSS): Extra charge of Rs 500 has been slapped while collecting Yarsa in the mountainous district, Dolpa, from this year.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Private schools all over the country have collected an estimated  Rs 15 billion from  guardians under the head of annual fees for the academic session that begins from April 14. An estimated Rs 5 billion is collected under this head in Kathmandu Valley alone.

KATHMANDU, April 8: A Canadian ‘high profile personnel Peter Dalglish has been arrested from Kavre district on the charge of his involvement in paedophile.

KATHMANDU, April 5:  Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel on Wednesday directed private schools not to charge exorbitant fees from the students.

GORKHA, April 4: Yogendra Kumal, in charge of Biplav led rebel party, the Communist Party of Nepal, at Gorkha, was arrested on charges of setting fire in Ncell tower and excavator, DSP Besh Raj Rijal, chief at the district police office said.

KAILALI, April 3: Six persons involved in witchcraft torture incident that took place at Devkaliya village in Ghodaghodi Municipality-5 on March 8 charge have been remanded to jail.

PANCHTHAR, March 30: A ward member of Falelung Rural Municipality-6 has been arrested on the charge of raping and impregnating a woman.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet against Chief of the Department of Transport Management Office in Sukedhara and two other officials at the Special Court on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, Mar 14: The police has arrested Tirtha Sapkota alias Subin KC on the accuse of blackmailing women.

KAILALI, Mar 12: Three people have been arrested in connection with an incident last Thursday in which Radha Chaudhary, 20, of Deukaliya of Ghodaghodi Municipality-5, Kailali district, was thrashed mercilessly for 'practicing witchcraft.'

Police arrest one on fraud charge

February 21, 2018 03:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Responding to complaints filed by two Nepali migrant workers who were abducted in Turkey, police have arrested one of the accused, Om Prakash Kumar Panjiyar, on the charge of defrauding.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: With the retirement of Deep Basnyat, head of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), the constitutional anti-graft agency is now left with only four members. Basnyat, 65, retired on age ground on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Police have arrested popular fight director Rajendra Khadgi from Thamel, Kathmandu on Thursday on human trafficking charges.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Celebrated cine action director Rajendra Khadgi has been arrested from Thamel area on Thursday afternoon.

ENCOURANGING WOMEN TO TAKE CHARGE

February 1, 2018 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1:Haushala Creatives is an initiative of two sisters — Haushala Thapa and Samanata Thapa to empower women.

DANG, Jan 19: On its third day, the indefinite strike demanding Dang to be the capital of province 5 has affected daily life and that of passengers commuting to various districts. Two days ago, the Sher Bahadur Deuba led government had named Rupandehi as temporary provincial capital of the province.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: In a dramatic new development, police on Monday arrested Dr Govinda KC, who had started his 14th fast-unto-death, against a recent apex court verdict  reinstating sacked dean of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine (IOM) Shashi Sharma.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:The Nepal Police have taken around one thousand people under control on the accusation of attempting to spoil the election atmosphere.

SC acquits Chakre Milan of murder charge

November 28, 2017 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Supreme Court has acquitted gangster Milan Gurung also known as Chakre Milan of a murder charge.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Police have arrested Rinpoche Tulku Lama of monastery based in Dakshinkali on a rape charge.

LAHAN, Oct 30: A 16-year-old girl who was arrested here on the charge of her involvement in the recent killing of her cousin has committed suicide while in the police detention this evening.

2 land in police net on rape charge

October 26, 2017 18:01 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 26: Chitwan Police have arrested two people on the charge of raping two minor girls.

Man arrested on rape charge

October 18, 2017 12:01 pm

BHOJPUR, Oct 18: A man was arrested on rape charges from the district on Tuesday.  Dipak Kumar Rai, 21, of Aamchowk rural municipality-3 has been accused of raping a 17 year-old neighbour a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The server of US Department of State for the Diversity Visa (DV) program has been down since 10th of October. The application for the 2019 DV program was opened on October 3. However, the consultancies are charging and accepting the application forms.

LONDON, Oct 12: Liverpool and Manchester United’s globe-trotting squads must shake off the effects of international duty for one of English football’s most eagerly-anticipated clashes on Saturday.

KAKADVITTA, Oct 9: Journalist Pujan Ghimire, the mastermind behind the kidnapping of Jeevan Bista, has been arrested after five months.

One arrested on attempted rape charge

October 6, 2017 12:50 pm

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Oct 6: An e-rickshaw driver has been arrested for an attempted rape on a mentally retarded woman here.