ILLAM, Feb 17: Two people from Ilam have been fined Rs 50,000 each for giving false information to acquire citizenship certificates.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Nepal Police has arrested 5,364 defendants who were found guilty by the court and were absconding in the last six months of the current fiscal year. According to the Nepal Police Headquarters, those fugitives who remained out of contact between mid-July and mid-February were arrested and sent to jail.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government has proposed a new law to regulate social media platforms. The bill has been drafted encompassing certain provisions and new provisions from the earlier draft prepared during the tenure of former Communications Minister Gokul Baskota. The draft bill has been made public by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) for public feedback.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has imposed a hefty fine of Rs 200,000 on New Bhim Store, owned by Devdas Manandhar and situated in Ward No. 26. This action comes in response to a significant violation discovered during a routine market inspection conducted on Monday.

LONDON, Sept. 16: A European Union regulator fined Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok 345 million euros over child data breaches on Friday. Ireland's Data Protection Commission said in a statement that it has handed down the "administrative fine", which is equivalent to $369 million, over the breaches it uncovered in a two-year inquiry.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to impose a fine of Rs 10,000 on Rameshwar Thapa, president of the Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN).

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Election Commission (EC) has imposed fines against 2,435 candidates who failed to submit details of their election expenses.

GORKHA, June 13: A 90-year-old man has been fined Rs 10,000 by the District Administration Office (DAO), Gorkha, for correcting his age in his citizenship certificate.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has decided to impose a fine of Rs 50,000 on those who dump hospital-related harmful waste at Banchare danda, the final waste disposal site.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to cancel the candidature of those who were candidates in the local level elections and have not submitted their expenses details, if they are found to be on the proportional list for the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The traffic police took action against 1,407 drivers on Saturday for flouting various traffic rules. Among those facing action, 446 faced the music for keeping unclear number plates and four for drink-and-driving.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Mayors of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Chitwan, Pokhara and Birgunj metropolitan cities have to submit a fine of Rs 750,000 each to the Election Commission (EC) for their failure to submit the election expenditure details on time.

South Korea’s privacy watchdog has fined Google and Meta a combined 100 billion won ($72 million) for tracking consumers’ online behavior without their consent and using their data for targeted advertisements, as reported by Associated Press.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has slapped Rs 25,000 in fine to a company allegedly involved in disposing garbage in Dhobi Khola.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The National Information Commission (NIC) imposed a fine amounting to Rs 10,000 on the mayor of Rajpur Municipality in Rautahat district for not providing information to the information seeker.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The District Traffic Police Office, Khotang, has collected almost 4 million rupees in fines till the first nine months of the current fiscal year.

MAKWANPUR, Jan 26: People who don’t wear face masks at public places have been fined in Makwanpur district. A team deployed by the District Police Office has fined 60 people from different places for not wearing a mask at the rate of Rs 100 per person.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has collected Rs 3.30 million in fine for drink-driving on Friday-- the day of Vijaya Dashami.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Private sector has urged the government to waive the additional charge for the COVID-19 affected firms that have been unable to settle the taxes within the mandated time frame.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Metropolitan Police Traffic Division has started to receive a fine amount from traffic rule violators through an online payment method.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has slapped one- year imprisonment and fine on those involved in relabeling expired food items.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection on Friday slapped a cash penalty of Rs 300,000 against Bhatbhateni Supermarket on the charge of selling substandard drinking water.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The Department of Commerce, Supplies and Consumer Protection has fined the Katuwal Stores at Imadol Rs 200 thousand for selling salt to consumers for higher price than the declared price.

Traffic Police fine Magne Buda

January 22, 2020 17:20 pm

Comedian Kedar Prasad Ghimire aka Magne Buda was penalized on Wednesday after violating traffic rules.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The amendment bill of the Plant Protection Act has envisaged a fine of up to Rs 150,000 for anyone who is involved in importing and exporting infected plants or plant products.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has slapped All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) a fine of $35000 for inappropriately granting licenses to different clubs to participate in the AFC Cup 2019.

LONDON, August 17: Standard Chartered PLC is facing a fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, Sky News reported on Saturday.

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' show has been hit with a whopping fine of USD 395,000 because of the alert tunes it used in the show to make fun of the presidential alert test last year.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has collected revenue of Rs 310.56 million in a fine from the Kathmandu Valley in the last fiscal year 2018/19 for the violation of traffic rules.

CHITWAN, July 1: Two Maoist activists who were convicted for tearing up ballot papers during the election in Bharatpur Metropolis in 2017 have been handed down with fine of Rs 100,000 each.

The FTC claims, the lip-syncing app TikTok absorbed last August, violated a federal privacy law by failing to ask for parental consent when collecting the personal information from users under the age of 13.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Chakrapani Khanal has insisted on checking the unauthorized use of and smuggling of pesticides.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has adopted strict measures to punish those throwing garbage haphazardly in the metropolis.

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said it had absorbed the cost of the European Union fine and made $3.2 billion in profit in its latest quarter.

CHESHIRE, July 11: The UK's Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has announced that she intends to fine Facebook up to £500,000 (US$664,000) over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, in which the social media giant failed to safeguard user's information.

KATHMANDU, May 27: A fine dining pop up restaurant has come into operation at the Everest Base Camp as an attempt to set a Guinness World Record of a pop-up restaurant at the highest altitude.

BIRATNAGAR, May 3: The Office of District Attorney (ODA), Morang, has filed a case in the infamous 33 kg gold smuggling case, accusing 63 people including six police officials of racketeering, gold smuggling, kidnapping and murder.

Fine balance

April 19, 2018 02:00 am

Judicial powers of local bodies

Promoting culture through fine arts

February 7, 2018 18:18 pm

Narad Mani Hartamchhali, head of Architecture and other creative arts at the Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, has dedicated more than three decades of his life to the field of fine arts.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has slapped a record fine on two stock brokerage firms for their failure to maintain know-your-customer (KYC) compliance.

New resort offers fine dining in a pond

December 27, 2017 08:49 am

Chitwan, Dec 27: A team of four entrepreneurs have launched Chitwan Fulbari Agro Resort that offers eating arrangement in the middle of an old pond, Rani Pokhari, and is situated at 10 km west from Bharatpur in Chitwan Bharatpur Municipality Ward number 15.

CIAA seeks Rs 1m fine, jail for DOFE DG

December 20, 2017 05:00 am

KATMANDU, Dec 20: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday filed a corruption case against three Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE) officials including its Director General Bishwaraj Pandey at the Special Court on charge of receiving bribes from service seekers.

Customs agent gets jail term, fine

August 21, 2017 08:24 am

BUTWAL, August 21: Bhairahawa Customs Office has given customs agent Jagat Dahal, who was found inflicting huge loss on the office by preparing forged customs declaration form of imported goods, a jail sentence of a year.

MUMBAI, August 3: Legendary Indian actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised due to dehydration, is recovering well.

A Spanish court said on Friday it has exchanged a 21-month prison sentence handed to football player Lionel Messi for tax fraud last July for a quarter-of-a-million-euro fine.

The Seventh National Fine Art Exhibition organized by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts has been shown from June 19 – July 3 at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal.

Spain's state prosecutor would accept substituting a fine of 255,000 euros (224,554 pounds) for the 21-month prison sentence handed down by a Barcelona court to soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud, Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia reported on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopalman Shrestha has said that role of artists and artisans is significant to human knowledge and to spread light of education in the society.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) is to fine jaywalkers Rs 200 per person effective from May 30

MUMBAI, Dec 21: Veteran actor Dharamendra has been admitted to a hospital here as he was suffering from gastro infection and is on recovery path now.