Police destroy 1,300 cannabis plants

August 24, 2019 05:30 am

KHOTANG, Aug 24: Khotang Police has continued with its campaign to destroy illegal cannabis planted at commercial farms in the district.

Illegal huts demolished in Nagarkot

August 18, 2019 17:15 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 18: The Chagunarayan municipality in Bhaktapur today demolished illegal structures including houses and huts constructed on the roadsides and by encroaching on the community forest area in Nagarkot.

JANAKPUR, July 17:  It has been found that swathes of land belonging to various temples in Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City, Dhanusha district, has been sold to various private individuals by the main priests of those temples, as the authorities concerned turn a blind eye to the matter.

Russian arrested for illegal stay

July 2, 2019 14:40 pm

POKHARA, July 2: A Russian national who was found staying illegally in Nepal has been arrested from Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Supreme Court has sought a written answer from the government regarding why the illegal extraction of sand, pebbles and stones from the Sunkoshi river was not stopped.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepal Police arrested 242 people in the current fiscal year for possessing illegal weapons.

DOLAKHA, May 21: The government’s failure to protect Kalinchowk, a popular tourist destination in Dolakha district, has encouraged illegal encroachment of public land in the area of late.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A team of officials from the Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested 12 Indian nationals from Hotel Yak and Yeti on Friday morning for swindling the locals by operating illegal networking business.

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BANKE, May 8: Illegal mining of stones is going on unchecked from a community forest near Lalpur of Rapti Sonari rural municipality-7 in Banke district. This activity which has been going on since long at the Chure hill falling under the Mandapawa community forest has resulted in the depletion of the environment in the area.

SURKHET, May 5: A crusher plant operating illegally at Gochhekhola in the Chure range was shut down in mid-March by the local authorities.

DANG, April 27: Five people including two foreigners were arrested from Ghorahi on Wednesday on the charge of illegally promoting Christianity. American citizen Cinquanta Oleana May, Indian citizen Gaurav Shrivastav and Nepali citizens Dilli Ram Paudel, Kunsang Tamang and Pramod Kafle were arrested by the police along with promotional materials such as a carton full of bibles.

POKHARA, April 26: A total of 47 unauthorized arms have been submitted so far to the police administration in the Gandaki state. Lamjung is ahead of the six districts, out of 11, in the state from where the highest number (17) of arms possessed unlawfully and without renewing the license have been collected.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Fifty-two shutter rooms are being constructed illegally at Khula Manch for business purposes. This is against the rules, but the authorities were not aware of what was going on.

NAWALPARASI, April 12: Illegal mining of river products has continued unabated in the Narayani River from Nawalparasi side. Locals complained that the concerned authority is exercising silence even when the river products are being unlawfully extracted and exported to India.

DOLAKHA, April 12: The unabated poaching and smuggling of the rare anteater pangolin has led to its disappearance from most parts of Dolakha.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The police on Saturday arrested three men in illegal possession of drugs from different places of Kathmandu. A team from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Nagdhunga made an arrest of Ansu Chaudhary of Gaushala Municipality-7 in Mahottari district during a security check. The team confiscated 165 Nitravet tablets from him.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: After receiving a suggestion from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) from Saturday evening started taking action against the two-wheeler ridesharing services terming them ‘illegal’ and ‘unsafe’.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 22: Shiva Shankar Crusher Plant of Garuda Municipality-5, Jhanjhpul extracts gravels, stones and sand full of 22 tippers everyday from the Bagmati River at Ramauli Ghat, which actually falls under the jurisdiction of Brindaban Municipality.

SIRAHA, Oct 4: Following the ban of alcohol in the adjacent Indian state of Bihar, the Indo-Nepal border of the district has become the hub for the illegal trading of the alcohol.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: It has been found that there are nine hundred illegal boreholes that are currently in operation in Kathmandu valley.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 6: On Tuesday, five tractors were seized for illegally extracting and supplying construction materials from the Gachiya River.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has urged the students not to go abroad for study through illegal education consultancies.

LAHAN, July 25: There are around 40 private health institutes in Siraha district that are operating illegally. However, as the regulatory body of the government is keeping mum on the issue, their illegal functioning continues unhindered.

WASHINGTON, June 25: President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to “break into” the country.

Illegal solution

June 5, 2018 02:00 am

Conflict era land deals

PARIS, June 1: French President Emmanuel Macron has told U.S. President Donald Trump that the new U.S. tariffs on European, Mexican and Canadian goods are illegal and a "mistake."

ILAM, June 1: Police have taken two excavators under custody for illegal sand extraction from the Ratuwa River bank of Mangsebung rural municipality. Chief District Officer’s team seized the key and took the excavators under custody.

TANAHUN, May 31: The authorities on Wednesday took under control an excavator used to illegally scoop the river bed for materials from the Marsyangdi river at Turture of Bhanu municipality – 3.

SIRAHA, May 24: On 25 October, 2016, an expecting mother Rambatti Devi of Aurahi village of Siraha was rushed to Lila Madan Polyclinic following excessive bleeding. After keeping her for observation for three days, the doctors said she and the baby in her womb are in good condition.

SIRAHA, May 24: On 25 October 2016, an expecting mother Rambatti Devi of Aurahi village of Siraha was rushed to Lila Madan Polyclinic following excessive bleeding.

JAJARKOT, May 21: Illicit cultivation of opium poppy is gradually flourishing in the Nalgadh Municipality in Jajarkot district. Locals here are found attracted to opium cultivation with the hope of getting a good return for small investment. A large section of dry land here has been turned into to illegal opium farm.

POKHARA, May 21: The Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) is to remove all the structures not meeting the stipulated standard that are constructed alongside the highway from local Prithvi Chowk to Talchowk.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has removed about four dozens of temporary structures constructed illegally at Tilganga area.

Unholy, illegal

May 8, 2018 02:00 am

Forceful conversion

POKHARA, May 2: Pokhara residents are elated with the Supreme Court's recent verdict to destroy infrastructures that have been built by encroaching land around the Fewa Lake.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City has compiled details of individuals involved in illegally constructing  structures on the shores of Fewa Lake.

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has issued mandamus order to the government authorities to conserve the Fewa lake even if it requires demolishing the already built illegal strucutres.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered to demolish the illegal structures around Fewa Lake on Sunday.

DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

CHITWAN, April 9: The Ratnanagar Municipality has started removing the structures including houses and sheds constructed by encroaching upon public land.

CHITWAN, April 2: An Indian vegetable truck container smuggling 10 tons of banned chicken meat and fish alongside vegetables was confiscated on Sunday midnight. The vehicle, 70 B T 1776 was confiscated at Ramnagar, Chitwan.

TIKAPUR, March 22: Since the past two months dozens of tractor trailers have been transporting loads of stones and sand illegally extracted from the Karnali River toward Bardiya.

SIRAHA, March 9: There is a small village to the south-east of Siraha Municipality known as Sukhchaina. To the west of this village lies Muslim settlements called Nawatoli and Madar while Dhanuk Tole is to the north of the village. The southern part of it is attached with the Indian border. In the middle of these settlements runs the Rishi Brick Factory.

SIRAHA, March 9:  There is a small village to the south-east of Siraha Municipality known as Sukhchaina. To the west of this village lies Muslim settlements called Nawatoli and Madar while Dhanuk Tole is to the north of the village. The southern part of it is attached with the Indian border. In the middle of these settlements runs the Rishi Brick Factory.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: The Special Court on Sunday released former chief of the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI), Chudamani Sharma on bail amounting to Rs 4.5 million in an illegal wealth possession case.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 22: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating stone and gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.

RAUTAHAT, Feb 21: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.

Police seize illegal timber in Rasuwa

February 18, 2018 05:15 am

RASUWA, Feb 18: During a regular patrol, Area Police Office (APO), Thambuchet on Saturday confiscated 19 logs of illegal Salla trees from Brapche.