KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal left here Friday night for Dubai, UAE to attend the 87th general assembly of the International Criminal Police Organization or INTERPOL.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Doubts have surfaced regarding the enforcement of civil and criminal codes from August 17. The civil and criminal codes, which were enacted after a long preparation, are unlikely to be enforced due to the lack of required rules, directives as well as insufficient preparation by the implementing agencies.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court on Sunday challenging a provision of the House of Representatives Act, 2018 that prohibits suspending lawmakers even after facing charges on criminal offenses.
ZURICH, June 5: Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorized ticket resales at the World Cup in Russia starting next week.
BUTWAL, April 19: Police investigations have revealed the involvement of youth leaders of CPN (Maoist Center) and Youth Association Nepal (YAN) as well as some entrepreneurs behind the criminal activities conducted by notorious criminal Manoj Pun, who was recently killed in police encounter.
KATHMANDU, April 17: The House of Representatives, Regulations Drafting Committee is doing home work to incorporate in the regulation the provision on automatic suspension of the post of Member of Parliament if a criminal case is filed against the MP or if the lawmaker is taken into custody for investigation.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 14: Even though the parliamentary and provincial elections were largely peaceful, incidents of crime and violence have increased noticeably in various parts of Rautahat after the polls, it has been observed.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Claiming that Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for provincial elections from Sunsari constituency no. 2, Hemkarna Paudel is a convicted criminal, CPN-UML candidate from the same constituency, Sarvadhoj Sawa has filed a writ petition against Paudel's candidacy at the Supreme Court (SC).
KATHMANDU, OCT 17: The entry of gangsters, mafia types and the corruption-convicted in competitive politics has drawn a huge backlash, with many from within and outside the political parties demanding an end to the practice of fielding individuals with criminal backgrounds in the elections.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Legislature Parliament passed the Criminal Code 2074 on Wednesday.
The Parliament brought the new code in order to update the criminal law which was earlier based on the amendment of Civil Code-2021.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's government has come under severe criticism on Friday over its decision taken a day ago to withdraw cases against individuals who were allegedly involved in lynching of eight on-duty security officials in Kailali in 2015. Political parties and human rights watchdogs have questioned the government's commitment to the rule of law.
PARIS, April 22: The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years in prison, including for attacking other officers, Frances's anti-terrorism prosecutor said Friday — a lengthy criminal history that gave a jolt to an already nail-biting election and fueled growing security concerns.
KATHMANDU, March 29: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urged Nepal to revise the draft Criminal Code Bill in line with international human rights standards in order to ensure justice for victims of serious human rights violations.
Nepal has not witnessed a case of poliomyelitis, commonly known as polio or infantile paralysis, for the past six years. In most acute cases, polio can cause permanent muscle weakness, which might then result in premature death. This viral disease, which has been in existence for thousands of years, used to cripple and kill thousands of people, even as late as the 1980s.
AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 28: Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the quake's high death toll.