KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The 20 people arrested in the Lalita Niwas land-grab scam will remain in custody for another seven days.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: UML provincial candidate Deepak Niraula in Kathmandu Constituency No 5 was detained by the police on Friday evening on the charge of distributing money to influence voters.

KHARTOUM, Oct 25: Soldiers arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on Monday in an apparent military coup, three political sources said.

MYANMAR, Feb 1: A verified Facebook account from Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party on Monday published a statement on behalf of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying that people should not accept a military coup and should protest.

Police have received permission to keep Singer Astha Raut detained for four days for the investigation. Raut surrendered herself at the police station on Monday morning, where Metropolitan Police Office, Kathmandu requested for extension of her detention, to the District Administration Office through a government lawyer.

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 8: Indian authorities have detained at least 300 politicians and separatists to quell protests in Kashmir over the withdrawal of its special status, a police officer, local leaders and media said on Thursday, in one of the biggest crackdowns in years.

NEW DELHI/MALE, August 1: Indian authorities are questioning the former vice president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, for illegally entering the country after he arrived on a tugboat in the southern Indian port city of Thoothukudi, port and police officials said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Police on Thursday detained Barsha Shah, a photojournalist, from outside the President’s Office at Shital Niwas while she was taking photos. Shah was detained at a police station for three hours before she was released.

OTTAWA, Dec 13: Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize extradition cases, a day after President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the affair of a Chinese executive detained in Canada at Washington’s request.

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA, Dec 7: President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to stop the incident from impeding crucial trade talks with Beijing.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Police on Tuesday briefly detained 25 human rights activists associated with the Human Rights and Peace Society (Hurpes) who were staging sit-in protests near Singha Durbar against the government decision to ‘curtail democratic freedoms’.

IRAN, July 8: Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Sharmila Raut, 24, from Hattiban found dead at Sundhara based Nikud Guest House on Saturday morning. Raut came with her three friends on 3:30 AM with drinking alcohol and one of her friend recovered body hanging at around 9.30, informed police.

BANGKOK, Dec 22: The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) gravely condemned Indian Immigration authorities’ decision to refuse entry to Mukunda Raj Kattel, Director of FORUM-ASIA in the country. He was denied entry by the Immigration Department at Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, India.

LAHAN, May 10: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Distribution Center at Lahan on Tuesday detained 19 individuals on charges of power hooking.

DORTMUND, April 14: German federal prosecutors said Thursday that they had cleared the sole suspect in custody for the bomb attack against the Borussia Dortmund football team bus of involvement in the crime.

BERLIN, April 3: Germany's Foreign Minister thanked his Turkish counterpart Monday for granting consular access to a German-Turkish journalist detained since January, the first positive development between the two NATO partners after weeks of acrimony.

KATHMANDU, April 3:  Police detained scores of protesters at Kantipath on Sunday, including Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) Coordinator Baburam Bhattarai and Hisila Yami, after hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate against the Election Commission’s decision not to give election symbol to party having no representation in the legislature parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Metropolitan Commissioner Office of Nepal Police detained and fined 1,294 motorcyclists on the charge of violating traffic rules in Kathmandu on Sunday. Of them, 698 were released after punishment on Sunday while 596 are still in its detention.

Kathmandu, March 12: Police detained altogether 213 people for hooliganism from various places of the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday as part of the drive to control hooliganism during the festival of colours, Holi.

Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of raping a woman in an assault that was broadcast live on Facebook, police said.

295 detained for vandalism during banda

November 13, 2016 20:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The nationwide general strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN (Maoist) on Sunday partially affected life across the nation, followed by few incidents of vandalism and torching of vehicles.

Two swindlers detained

September 24, 2016 09:10 am

MAHOTTARI, Sept 24: Police have detained two swindlers who were attempting to escape after cheating unsuspecting victims with counterfeit US dollars in Bardibas of Mahottari district on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The arrest of former minister and Sadbhawana Party leader Shyam Sundar Gupta on Monday on a charge of  threatening abduction has resulted in the detention of the complainant and suspension of a police inspector.

NEW YORK, Aug 12: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was again detained at a US airport for questioning by the immigration department.

CHITWAN, July 25: Three protesters have been arrested on the charge of their involvement in vandalizing the vehicles and affecting normal life in course of the general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist, in Chitwan today.

POKHARA, July 25: The normal life has been put off gear following the general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist in Kaski today.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Supreme Court quashed the writ petition filed by 10 doctors detained by police on the charge of possessing fake academic certificates to stud medical science.