A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood producer’s trial in January.

A U.S. Attorney’s office spokesman says singer R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex-crime charges in Chicago.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Former UN-Habitat country representative for Afghanistan, Peter John Dalglish, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal, a Canadian media report said on Tuesday.

A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.

BEIJING , Oct 19:  — China’s former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was standing trial Friday on corruption allegations, state media reported.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Just a few days after a Swiss national was arrested for sexual abuse of a minor, police have yet again arrested two French nationals for their alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The government has clarified that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not allowed to raise price of Internet services that they are providing to consumers.

JOHANNESBURG, July 9: Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-plagued former South African president Jacob Zuma, has been charged with corruption, his lawyer said on Monday.

NEW YORK, July 9: Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court on Monday for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman.

MYANMAR, July 9: A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings.

July 7: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad yesterday, lawyers said, dealing a serious blow to his party’s troubled campaign ahead of July 25 elections.

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after their fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Special Court on Thursday has acquitted five former footballers including former national team captain Sagar Thapa and an official who were accused of being involved in match fixing in Nepal’s international games.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Police have arrested six people for their involving in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting from the capital.

MOSCOW, April 17: FIFA has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Former UN-Habitat country representative for Afghanistan, Peter John Dalglish, has been arrested from Kavrepalanchowk district for his alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.

TOKYO April 6:  Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached last year amid a sensational corruption scandal, was found guilty Friday of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power.  She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, tantamount to a life sentence for the 66-year-old.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 24: Rupandehi police on Wednesday made public a group of people arrested on charges of fleecing people by promising them a job in networking business amid a press meet in Lumbini.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A Malaysian court has acquitted a Nepali migrant worker on drug trafficking charges. Bhim Bahadur Nepali of Siraha district, who worked as a security guard in Malaysia, was charged with trafficking drugs a year ago. The Malaysian laws deem drug smuggling illegal and slap a capital punishment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police have filed a fraud case against those arrested for cancelling a live concert ‘Marshmello Live in Nepal’ that resulted in vandalism at Club Déjà Vu in Durbar Marga last Wednesday night.

BUTWAL, Nov 29: A complaint has been filed to the Rupandehi district election office against Minister for Health and Rastriya Prajatantra Party leader Dipak Bohara accusing him of violating the election code of conduct.

WASHINGTON, Oct 30: President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former officials of the Tax Clearance Commission, Chudamani Sharma and Lumbadhoj Mahat, who have been facing corruption allegation at the Special Court, have received the court summons after repeated attempts to face the charges.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has been keeping infrastructure development fee, which it charges from the end customers, in its profit accounts. Such profits are directly allocated to the corporation’s staff bonus and other incentives, NOC balance sheet shows.  As per the balance sheet of 2015/16, NOC has put the fee into its profit accounts.

DOLAKHA, July 17: Police have arrested an elderly man on charges of raping a six-year-old from Bhimeshwor Municipality-7 in the district.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Metropolitan Crime Division on Thursday arrested Lok Bahadur Shahi, the former general secretary of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), with the charge of obtaining money from numbers of people by telling a lie that he would send them to Canada through an organization called 'Sports for All'.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has been receiving tax levied on rental charges from only 22 per cent of the total number of house owners in the capital city.

KATHMANDU, May 19: In a controversial move, the government has decided to withdraw criminal cases brought against the leaders and cadres of the Madhes-based political parties who were are accused of involvement in the lynching of at least eight on-duty security personnel.

"The Fate of the Furious" continued to dominate the North American box office over the weekend, easily fending off three newcomers at home while also passing the $1 billion mark worldwide, industry data showed Sunday.

Three arrested on charges of bribery

April 22, 2017 08:13 am

CHITWAN, April 22: The District Administration Office (DAO) on Friday arrested two employees with the Land Reform Office, Bharatpur and one legal consultant on charges of seeking kickbacks from a service recipient.

Australian police on Thursday urged fans of Justin Bieber and their parents to stay vigilant on the internet, after they filed charges over more than 900 child sex offences against a man who impersonated the popstar online.

SEOUL, South Korea, March 9: Samsung lawyers denied on Thursday all charges brought against Lee Jae-yong, the billionaire heir to Samsung, in a massive corruption scandal that has ensnared the country's president.

CIAA charges surveyor with bribery

January 31, 2017 09:40 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case against Machakaji Maharajn, a surveyer at the Kalanki Survey Office, at the Special Court on charge of taking bribe from service seekers.

CIAA charges surveyor of bribery

December 29, 2016 20:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The CIAA on Thursday filed a charge sheet against Ganga Prasad Sah, a surveyor at Survey Office, Bhairawha, on charge of bribery.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday filed a corruption case against Sub Inspector Mohan Singh Sunar at the Special Court on charge of submitting fake certificate while joining the government service.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: A charge sheet has been filed against four officials of Kalikot District Agriculture Development Office including its former chief Yog Prasad Kharel on charge of misappropriation of budget allocated for apple farming in the district.

WASHINGTON, Nov 7: FBI Director James Comey told Congress in a letter sent Sunday that a review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails has "not changed our conclusions" from earlier this year that she should not face charges.

9 charges against Karki

October 26, 2016 08:50 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Lawmakers from major political parties have stood united in favor of the impeachment motion filed in Parliament against suspended chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki  Members of Parliament (MPs) from various political parties, airing their views during deliberations on the motion on Tuesday, expressed strong support for the impeachment motion. Altogether 157 lawmakers from the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and the main opposition CPN-UML had registered the motion at the parliament secretariat on Wednesday.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 22: The District Court of Parsa on Wednesday dismissed cases filed against eight doctors by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police of using bogus credentials to become doctors.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The state-owned Janak Education Material Center (JEMC) and private publishers have proposed to almost double the rate of book printing cost for school textbooks.

KATHMANDU, July 27: After exhausting all forms of standard techniques and investigation tools, Nepal Police decided to conduct polygraph test on twenty traffic police personnel who faced bribery allegations.

Seven arrested on various charges

July 20, 2016 14:39 pm

BHOJPUR, July 20: District Police Office, Bhojpur has arrested seven persons on the charge of different cases. Police arrested Santosh Kumar Rohita, 23 and Roshan Kumar Yadav, 21 residents of Portaha -3, Saptari on the charge of running an illegal dental clinic.

PARIS, June 18: UEFA formally opened a disciplinary case against the Croatian soccer federation on Saturday for racism and fan disorder at a European Championship match.