U.S. authorities returned about 250 antiquities to India on Thursday in a long-running investigation of a stolen art scheme.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: An agreement has been reached between Ruby Khan, a women's rights activist who has been on strike for the past 12 days, and the government. After the government formed a committee to investigate the Banke incident, an agreement was reached between Khan and the government.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The government has launched a probe into the case of issuance of fake COVID-19 reports by hospital employees.

Britney Spears is under investigation over misdemeanor battery after a staff member at her home alleged the singer struck her, authorities said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, August 7: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police is carrying out an investigation into the alleged misappropriation of the depositors’ money by Ichchha Raj Tamang, chairman of the Civil Group, who has been accused of embezzling more than Rs 8 billion through Civil Savings and Credit Cooperative.

DHANGADI, Feb 26: Two junior police officials involved in the successful investigation of the rape and murder case of the 17-year old Bhagarathi Bhatta have been promoted as a reward to their hard work and dedication for their duty.

SHANGHAI, Feb 13: China refused to give raw data on early COVID-19 cases to a World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of the pandemic, one of the team’s investigators said, potentially complicating efforts to understand how the outbreak began.

WUHAN, Jan 28: A World Health Organization-led team investigating the origins of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic was expected to leave their quarantine hotel on Thursday to begin field work, two weeks after arriving in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged in late 2019.

RUKUM (WEST), June 19: The parliamentary committee formed to probe the incident in which six persons were killed at Chaurjahari Municipality-8, Soti in Rukum (West), has started face-to-face consultations with the sides concerned in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has said that it has already started a probe into the controversial medical equipment procurement deal signed between the government and a business firm to supply medical essentials required to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded a fair probe into alleged irregularities in the procurement of medical equipment to contain the novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: President of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, Sher Bhadur Deuba has expressed concern over the delay in launching investigation on the recent security printing procurement deal scandal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government towards various contemporary issues in today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has stepped up moves for amending the Prevention of Corruption Act to allow its anti-corruption agency to investigate property held in foreign countries and retrieve it if it is found to have been acquired through corrupt means.

MAKAWANPUR, Jan 22: Eight Indian tourists including four minors died of suffocation at a hotel in Thaha Municipality-4, Makawanpur, on Tuesday.

JUMLA, Jan 13: The distribution of rotten rice by a Shreenagar-based government depot in Adanchuli Rural Municipality has enraged the locals. They have demanded a fair investigation into the matter and punishment for the culprits.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Lila Devkota, who died in a hit and run at Budhanilakantha on Saturday, was everything for her family. She was the emotional and financial pillar for four children and reliable support of her husband. A close relative told Republica that her eldest daughter left for Japan just six month ago in pursuit of opportunities there. And for this, Lila sold whatever jewelry she had besides incurring other arrangements. Another daughter, a Bachelor’s first year student in Kathmandu, collapsed on learning of her mother’s sudden death. She had to be hospitalized and given oxygen. “She could not take it, she collapsed,” the close relative said, cautioning not to intrude on the family’s tragic hour.

ITAHARI, Dec 3: Sunsari District Court has remanded Krishna Das Giri known as ‘Siddhababa’ in judicial custody for four days for investigation on the charge of raping a female follower.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection Management has started investigation on possible embezzlement of gold jewelries collected as samples by its officials during market inspection.

BARA, Nov 20: The District Police Office, Bara, has arrested two persons with Rs 3.5 million hundi money. A team of police arrested Sunil Mahato and Rajan Dube, following information that they were coming to Pacharauta Municipality-8 with Hawala (Hundi) money, said Superintendent of Police Bikash Raj Khanal of Bara Police.

Police say they are investigating a member of K-pop superstar group BTS over a traffic accident involving the band member and a taxi driver.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel on Friday said that the government could investigate the 2007 Gaur carnage and other political violence overlooked by the past governments.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Directorate of Public Relations and Information (DPRI) of the Nepal Army has launched an investigation against 27 including 4 incumbent army personnel over alleged irregularities in the process of recruiting army personnel.

BIRGUNJ, Oct 15: Lawmaker Pradip Kumar Yadav has suggested to the police to fairly investigate the acid attack on Muskan Khatun, a 15-year-old girl from Birgunj.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4:The investigation into the rape allegation against former speaker of the lower house of parliament Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been thrown into doubt after the victim registered a written compliant with the police stating that there was no truth in media reports in this connection.

Man kills wife

September 3, 2019 12:23 pm

RUKUM WEST, Sept 3: A person killed his wife using a sharp weapon in Rukum (West) on Monday night. According to the District Police Office, Nabin Khadka, 27, of Machhimi of Musikot municipality-3 murdered his wife Kamala Budhathoki, 27.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Nepal Police on Monday arrested one more Chinese man and three Nepalis on the charge of their involvement in Saturday night’s ATM heist in Kathmandu.

SARLAHI, Sept 3: Police in Sarlahi district are probing Shyam Krishna Kalawar for alleged involvement in money laundering also. He is already under investigation for duping hundreds of impoverished locals with faked loan documents.

7 sent to custody over Surkhet cow deaths

September 2, 2019 07:45 am

SURKHET, Sept 2: Seven persons arrested by the police in connection with the deaths of dozens of cows in Surkhet have been presented before the court on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The kin of Bimala Tamang are preparing to appeal to the Supreme Court for a re-investigation of  her mysterious death. They had filed an application at the high court on August 9 after Kala Adhikari Sanjel, Sangita KC and Tirtha Kumari Shrestha , the three main suspects in the case, were released on bail on July 19.

BHARATPUR, Aug 20: Chitwan District Court has issued an order to remand journalist Rabi Lamichhane and two others in custody for five more days to conduct further investigation into the case of the death of ex-colleague journalist Shalikram Pudashaini.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The death case of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini and the arrest of journalist Rabi Lamichhane and two others in connection with the case has formally entered the parliament.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Legal practitioners, journalists and civil society people have unanimous opinions that there should be no hurdles in conducting a fair and independent investigation into the death issue of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

CHITWAN, Aug 18: Friends and families of journalist Salikram Pudasaini who was found hanging in Kangaru Hotel of Chitwan on 5 August demonstrated for a fair and free investigation into the case on Saturday. They raised their voice for justice in front of the District Police Office of Chitwan where fans of TV journalist Rabi Lamichhane, who is in police custody in connection with the case, had protested for his quick release.

NEW YORK, Aug 11: Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the investigation report from the Department of Money Laundering (DoML) in relation to Rs 4 billion brought into the country in 2010 by controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi from Cyprus.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Accountability Watch Committee (AWC) has urged the National Human Rights Commission to conduct an independent and effective investigation into killing of outlawed Communist Party of Nepal leader Kumar Paudel and recommend prosecution of the perpetrators. It has also demanded that the report of the investigation into the killing be made public without further delay.

NEW DELHI, July 25: Authorities in India’s northern Uttrakhand state are investigating whether sex-selective abortions were carried out in 132 villages in one of its 13 districts, where not a single girl was born since April.

SEOUL, South Korea, July 12: South Korea said Friday it wants an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea.

MOSCOW, July 3: Fire broke out on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, and toxic fumes from the blaze killed 14 sailors aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, although it released few details about the disaster or the vessel involved.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Member of the National Assembly, Tara Devi Bhatta, has urged the government to launch an investigation into brutal attack on the cadres of Nepali Congress during a peaceful protest in Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, June 28: One person allegedly involved in the series of syringe attacks targeted at women was arrested on Thursday night from Maharjgunj, Kathmandu.

One held with illegal home-made gun

June 25, 2019 09:48 am

PANCHTHAR, June 25:The District Police Office, Panchthar held a person with illegal home-made gun. The arrestee is Kali Bahadur Tamang, a permanent resident of Faktanglung rural municipality-1 in Taplejung who is currently living in Fidim municipality-7.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has started investigation into the killing of Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN (Maoist) Kumar Paudel amid allegations that he was killed after being arrested.

Bimala case: Murder or suicide?

June 22, 2019 02:25 am

KATHMANDU, June 22: On Monday evening at around 7:32 pm, Buddhiraj Tamang's phone rang. The call went unnoticed as he was cycling on the way home from Gaurighat in the capital.

Mother kills 22-month son

May 29, 2019 12:15 pm

BHOJPUR, May 29: A mother in Bhojpur murdered her 22 months old son with a sharp weapon on Tuesday.

ACHHAM, May 25: Seven houses were destroyed in a fire on Friday evening at Balanta of Dhakari rural municipality-4 in Achham.

PANCHTHAR, May 25: The brutal murder of nine people of two families recently in Panchthar and the subsequent hanging of the suspect in a tree has left the entire Miklajung Rural Municipality in a state of shock. Even though a large number of police personnel have been deployed in and around the crime spot at Arubote area and investigation into the case is underway, the people are restless.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has opined for enhancing the technology in crime investigation process.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has underscored the need of carrying out thorough investigation to stamp out the growing corruption in the country.