KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a corruption case at the Special Court against 16 people including land revenue officials and other individuals on the charge of selling a plot of land by creating a fake owner and land ownership certificate while keeping the rightful owner in the dark.
Kathmandu, July 28: Now onwards, Nepali citizens will have to pay conservation fee to Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) in order to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.According to the LDT, Nepalis will have to pay an additional Rs 50 to carry a camera and Rs 500 to carry a video camera inside the area. Meanwhile, one has to pay Rs 5,000 for video shooting inside the Lumbini area.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 3: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday by anti-graft investigators and will be charged over his alleged role in the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.
EUROPE, June 28: Lafarge is a French industrial company specializing in three major products: cement, construction aggregates, and concrete. The court is probing a case involving the Lafarge's Jalabiya plant, which operated in northern Syria between 2013 and 2014 when the territory was controlled by the Daesh* terrorist group.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Police have started an investigation into a molestation case filed by a student of Gyankunj School against Shiva Karki, principal of the school and president of the Lalitpur chapter of the Private and Boarding Schools' Organization Nepal (PABSON).
PARKLAND, Fla., Feb 15: An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years.
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Feb 4: Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. The women also threatened to cut off the head of the girl’s 8-year-old brother with a machete, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA, Jan 16: A California couple has been charged with torture after police rescued their 13 malnourished children from a home where some of them had been chained to beds, and neighbors on Monday described the family as shut-ins who shunned social contact.
CHAMPAIGN, July 1: A central Illinois man was charged Friday with kidnapping in the disappearance of a visiting Chinese scholar who authorities believe to be dead after last being seen three weeks ago.
LONDON, June 28: Prosecutors on Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people including ex-police chiefs over the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in which 96 fans died, Britain's worst sporting disaster.
DOLAKHA, June 4: The District Attorney’s Office, Dolakha, has filed case against 40 individuals including CPN (Maoist Center) politburo member and former state minister Devi Khadka, accusing them of involvement in the murder of Kul Bahadur Tamang, a UML worker on May 10, four days before the first phase of the local elections.
KATHMANDU, April 2: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed charges against Nalsing Gad Hydropower Development Committee Executive Director Moti Bahadur Kunwar and five other people at the Special Court on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Impeachment Recommendation Sub Committee of the Legislature-Parliament has substantiated four of the seven impeachment motions levelved against former Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki.
A 15-year-old girl appeared in court on Wednesday accused of murdering a 7-year-old girl in the northern English town of York, a case that shocked the nation and drew expressions of sympathy in parliament.
WICHITA, Kan, Dec 31: A Mexican man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on a Greyhound bus that traveled through Kansas had been deported 10 times and voluntarily removed from the U.S. another nine times since 2003, records obtained by The Associated Press show.
Electric vehicles (EV) are steadily gaining ground not only around the world but in Nepal as well. It certainly doesn’t make for a rare sight on our streets anymore. However, speculation on matters of its practicality hasn’t completely been dropped yet. So The Week asked some EV users about the pros and cons of owning and using this green vehicle. Here they share their experience.
LONDON, Oct 27: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Thursday charged with misconduct over comments he made about the referee in charge of this month's Liverpool game, the Football Association has announced.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Although the government has said that it has emerged tough against the transport entrepreneurs fleecing passengers, people using the public transport have complained of excessive bus fare within the capital city.
DHARAN, Sept 17: A senior Nepali actor Santosh Panta along with the chief of KTM Security Service Pvt. Ltd, Rameshwor Shah has been arrested on the alleged charge of sexually harassing a female security guard on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Ambulance drivers associated with government as well as private hospitals and voluntary organizations ferry patients to hospitals most of the times negotiating their way through heavy traffic in the Kathmandu Valley.