TAPLEJUNG, Sept 15: Three local bodies of Taplejung have entered into an agreement with the National Land Commission with the aim of providing land to landless squatters, landless Dalits and disorganized residents. With this, all nine municipalities and rural municipalities of the district have signed an agreement with the National Land Commission.

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KATHMANDU, June 19: The Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested a person on charge of fraud. Prabin Poudel, 34 of Ganeshthan, Nuwakot, allegedly swindled several people out of Rs 60 million in total, promising good paying jobs in Singapore.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Second Airbus A330-200 aircraft ordered by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 26: An another wide body Airbus A330-200 of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 19: A Nepal Army helicopter has landed on the premises of Bhagawati Dal Battalion of Nepal Army which is 300 meters away from Karnali Academy of Health Sciences.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken delivery of the first of two ordered Airbus A330-200 series aircraft. The aircraft landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at 8 am on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Airlines welcomed its first wide body jet aircraft, the Airbus A330-200 at Tribhuvan International Airport at 8: 15 AM today.

SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

SIRAHA, May 16: Like a scene of an arid desert, hundreds of acres of arable lands in Siraha district wear desolate looks, either fully forsaken by the landowners or just awaiting the approaching monsoon for paddy plantation. However, a few kilometers from Lahan Municipality via Postal Highway, some plots of farms managed by a small squatter community belonging to the underprivileged Musahar group in Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-1 stands out.

Facebook lands girl in brothel

May 14, 2018 08:13 am

KOHALPUR, May 14: A few months ago, a 19-year-old girl of Raptisonari Rural Municipality of Banke district received a friend request on Facebook from a person named Sunil. She accepted the request and started chatting with him. They even exchanged their phone numbers. One day, they made a plan to meet in Kohalpur, where Sunil proposed to her. Though the girl informed him that she was already married and also had a four-year-old son, Sunil insisted on marrying her.

Reconstruction on risky lands

May 7, 2018 06:30 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 7: Kristi Tamang, one among the thousands of people to become homeless after the devastating earthquake of 2015, recently moved into her newly constructed concrete house. This might have given her a feel of safety and security. However, this is not the case.

Agricultural lands lie fallow

April 21, 2018 02:30 am

DOTI, April 21: Until a few years ago, the lush green fields and high agricultural output earned Mauwa the recognition of the storehouse of Doti. However,  the once fertile fields have turned into barren land and bushy jungles now.

SARLAHI, March 21: Sarlahi police has arrested a man from Lalbandi area, Sarlahi for his alleged involvement in a series of crimes including robberies and murders not only in Nepal but also in India.

PARBAT, March 19: An aircraft of the Tara Air landed at Balewa Airport for the first time in 16 years.

BARA, Feb 22: Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City of Bara district has started to demolish illegal structures built by encroaching public lands in Kalaiya Bazaar from Wednesday.

CHITWAN, Jan 29: Bimal Khadka, 34, of Kathmandu, who was at large after being convicted of banking fraud, has been arrested by police.

Lamichhane lands lucrative IPL deal

January 29, 2018 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cricket fraternity of Nepal and social media went into frenzy after the country’s teenage spin-bowling sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was purchased by Delhi Daredevils, the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit, on Sunday in Bengaluru. The seventeen-year-old has become the first Nepali player to be a part of the money-spinning IPL.

DHAKA, Nov 30: Pope Francis arrived Thursday in Bangladesh for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia with the Rohingya crisis looming large.

LOS ANGELES: Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of hit movie ‘La La Land’, has another musical in the works, this time a multilingual television series set in Paris.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Vice Premier of State Council of the People's Republic of China Wang Yang arrived here this afternoon on a four-day official visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 2: In what may be considered conflict of interest, Dolindra Prasad Sharma, the chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan is learnt to have given a job to the wife of a member of a panel formed to probe irregularities at the publishing house.

Rapist lands in police net, finally

July 18, 2017 17:07 pm

BHOJPUR, July 18:  Police have arrested a boy on the charge raping a minor girl in Arun Rural Municipality-5 in the district.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Shyam Raut, who had been hiding in India after being accused of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl has been arrested and made public after six years of investigations.

RASUWA, June 10: Manang Air's helicopter en route to Gosaikunda from Kathmandu has crash – landed incurring minor damages and sparing human casualties.

DHADING, May 27: Police have arrested a murder-accused 12 days after he allegedly committed a crime on the day of the local level elections in Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-9.

KATHMANDU, May 27: As consensus between the ruling and opposition parties to lift the ongoing House obstruction remains elusive, the government is facing difficulty in having the policy and programs endorsed by parliament and present the budget for the new fiscal year on time.

BAITADI, May 18: Police arrested an 80-year-old man convicted of murdering four persons 42 years ago from Puchaudi Municipality-2 in the district.

KATHMANDU, April 22: After rigorous persuasion, a Raute family with traditional mindset finally agreed to seek medical intervention for one of its injured members.

INDIA (New Delhi), April 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport of India a while ago.

SEOUL, April 16:  U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Police have arrested a Russian national on the charge of stealing money from the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) booth of Nepal Investment Bank, Dubar Marg.

Burglar lands in police net

March 31, 2017 15:47 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: Police have arrested a man on the charge of theft.

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: A Germany-bound airplane from Oman has landed in Kuwait over a bomb threat.

KOHALPUR, Dec 24:  Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping his teenage daughter in Banke district.

Stephanie del Valle of Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016, edging out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and beauties from around the globe.

BUTWAL, Dec 13: A man allegedly involved in murdering five persons during robberies has landed in police net.

PYUTHAN, Dec 10: The ashram of the famed Swargadwari Temple in Pyuthan district is struggling for proper management in lack of sufficient funds. The famous holy site located in the western region of the country has been thriving mainly on offerings made by pilgrims.

Fraudster lands in police net

November 11, 2016 16:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Police have arrested 40-year-old Amar Bahadur BK of Myagdi on the charge of swindling people promising them jobs in Cyprus.

SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Aug 31: The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.

PARSA, Aug 12: Muna Kumar Yadav, 21, a resident of Birjung Sub-metropolitian-17 has been arrested on the charge of stealing a motorcycle, Na 23 Pa 2017, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Central Investigation Bureau (CBI) of Nepal Police has arrested a Romanian national named Preda Eureliyan on the charge of stealing money through an ATM card belonging to Himalayan Bank and Nabil Bank.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 3: The Mideast's biggest airline Emirates says "an incident" has happened at Dubai's main airport as social media users are reporting smoke at the scene.

Fraudster lands in police net

July 4, 2016 14:30 pm

KATHMANDU, July 4: Police have arrested a man on the charge of defrauding a foreign job aspirant of Rs 2.2 million by promising him a Canadian visa under the earthquake victims’ quota.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A flight of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) with bodies of 12 Neaplis killed in the Talibani suicide bomb attack has landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.