KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the authorities concerned to make arrangements for immediate rescue and relief of those affected by floods and inundation after heavy rains in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Home Ministry has formed a team under the coordination of Joint Secretary Thaneshwor Gautam to probe on the deaths that occurred in police detention.

KATHMANDU, September 6: The Home Ministry has instructed all three security agencies under it to stay on "high alert" as the government prepares for the US aid project, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), to be endorsed through the parliament.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Home Ministry has directed District Administration Offices (DAOs) across the country to make a list of isolation center, hospitals and medical colleges designated for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

KATHMANDU, April 8: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle within the ministry, the Home Ministry on Thursday transferred 26 Under Secretaries and Joint Secretaries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) on Friday transferred and deputed as many as 52 joint-secretaries and under-secretaries.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The home ministry has recommended for the promotion of six Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) to the post of Deputy Inspector General (DIG).

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday suspended two Superintendent of Police (SPs) and one inspector on charge of their involvement in financial irregularities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The government has directed all Hindu temples and shrines across the country to conduct only the daily rituals during Navaratri, the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) has directed all 77 District Administration Offices (DAOs) in the country to suspend issuing ‘vehicle pass’ being distributed so far for inter-district travel.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Police have arrested five 'Enough is Enough' campaigners, who were on their way to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) to seek information by filing a Right to Information (RTI) petition.

KATHMANDU, July 13: As many as 85 people died while 46 are missing due to monsoon-induced disasters in various parts of the country in recent days.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Amid the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the Kathmandu Valley, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has instructed all the local units inside the Valley to seal off all entry points to further restrict the people's movement.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Home Ministry has instructed its subordinate bodies to ensure effective implementation of lockdown against the global pandemic of coronavirus. Issuing a circular to all district administration offices today, the Ministry has asked them to ban the movement of vehicles sans earlier permission.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed both of police institutions to call back security personnel involved in security of VIPs owing to shortage of manpower along Nepal-India borderline at a time when the country is struggling hard to combat against the spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Home Ministry has today launched a website in a bid to disseminate the latest information about coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1:  An action plan related to the security during the upcoming by-election scheduled for November 30 has been prepared.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Home Secretary Prem Kumar Rai on Monday reiterated that those police officers who are eyeing for adjustment package will not be promoted.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Nepal Police and Home Ministry have signed a work performance contract on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa on Monday has said that peace and security are crucial for the prosperity of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday has claimed that his ministry has succeeded in maintaining peace, security and good governance in the country.

SARLAHI, July 2: The government team which visited Sarlahi to investigate the killing of Kumar Paudel, the district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), by police has returned to Kathmandu empty-handed.

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BIRGUNJ, June 11: The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a minister-level notice to 22 district administration offices including those in Bara and Parsa districts, against stopping vehicles transporting raw materials for production units.

KATHMANDU, May 26:  An emergency meeting presided by Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed the DAOs and security agencies to further tighten security across the country.

KATHMANDU, May 4: As Cyclone Fani was making landfall in India, hundreds of climbers heading up Everest and other mountains for acclimatization have descended to base camp.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the government the go-ahead for issuing citizenship by descent to the offspring of those who were given citizenship by birth under a special one-time decision taken some 12 years ago.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The Supreme Court has upheld the decision of Ministry of Home Affair’s (MoHA) circular ordering all districts to issue citizenship by descent.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has claimed that his first year in office was successful in busting the transport syndicate and an organized racket of gold smugglers. The 'victory' over cartels and mafia is the major highlight of an annual progress report released by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) on Monday.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the Federal Parliament of Nepal, has directed the Home Ministry to control all activities relating to drug trafficking.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to create environment for preparing for the election to the vacant posts in the Province Assemblies and the local levels within mid-May 2019.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: After holding several rounds of meeting and paying a field visit to the project site of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to hear the complaints of the locals, the parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has instructed the authorities to expedite the project through effective coordination among the government agencies involved.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) is to ask the Home Ministry how many certificates of citizenship by birth have been distributed since the Madhes movement of 2007.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: CIB has resumed recording of an 18-year-old for his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of Nirmal Panta, DIG and chief of Central Investigation Bureau, Niraj Shah said. The accused's DNA report is yet to come. The 18-year old's DNA was sent for inspection on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: In the four months since Nirmala Panta, the 13-year-old schoolgirl in Kanchanpur district, was raped and subsequently murdered, the issue of rape and other gender-based violence has remained the most talked-about issue. Civil society groups, informal social media groupings and several other networks launched awareness and pressure campaigns aimed at sensitizing the public about violence against women and girls.

PAANCHTHAR, Oct 15: The personal details of 46,000 people have been collected so far for the distribution of National Identity Cards (NIC) which will be a first in Nepal's history. The Home Ministry is planning to conduct the first level distribution of NICs within mid-November.

CHITWAN, Oct 3: The government plans to start a new campaign to end domestic violence,  Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa said. This will succeed previous campaigns the KP Sharma Oli government has initiated over the past couple of months.