July 24: Facebook Inc (FB.O) agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users’ data, the regulator said on Wednesday.

Misuse of power under PM’s nose

December 18, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli spares no opportunity to express commitment to root out all forms of corruption from the country. In public speeches, he reiterates that zero tolerance against corruption is one of the key agendas of his government.

Misuse of government vehicles on the rise

December 13, 2018 06:30 am

KHOTANG, Dec 13: Cases related to misuse of government vehicles have been steadily increasing of late in Khotang district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The then State Minister for Physical Planning and Works Sanjaya Kumar Sah did not return the Toyota Prado car, which he used in the capacity of state minister, to Melamchi Water Supply Project. Police recovered the car with registration number Ba 4 Cha 1503 left in broken state in a forest in Mahottari district some two years ago.

Local reps misusing government vehicles

October 28, 2018 05:05 am

SINDHULI, Oct 28: The misuse of government vehicles has emerged as a major concern with more local representatives and leaders using the government resources for their personal affairs even on public holidays.

Government bike found misused

August 31, 2018 13:22 pm

SURKHET, Aug 31: A white plated motorbike was found carrying breads and chowmein packets near Panchpuri municipality of Western Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Asia-Pacific regional office of the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) has summoned Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Chairman Sanjeev Thapa and NRCS Earthquake Response Operation head Umesh Prasad Dhakal to inquire about the organization's alleged involvement in gross misuse of earthquake relief fund

NC makes gross misuse of PR category

February 14, 2018 02:11 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Although the provision of proportional representation (PR) category was introduced in the constitution to ensure the representation of backward and marginalized communities in the parliament, political parties have been found grossly misusing the provision. The parties have repeatedly recommended the names of the leaders from the elite class as many as four times, against the spirit of inclusive representation.

SHANGHAI, Dec 23: China has punished 8,123 people for committing fiscal violations after an audit of how the government’s 2016 central budget was spent revealed multiple problems, the Xinhua state news agency reported.

JAJARKOT, Nov 27: Seventy-seven-year-old Tulache Tamata of Junichande Rural Municipality-4 finally exercised his voting right on Sunday in the first parliamentary and provincial elections held in the new federal setup.

Money for misuse

August 2, 2017 02:00 am

Migrant Workers’ Welfare Fund

BIRGUNJ, June 24: Drinking Water and Sanitation Division in Parsa district has found misuse of budget allocated for a drinking water project.

JANAKPUR, May 3: On her way to school, fifth-grader Priti Kumari Yadav carries an empty sack to use as a mattress to sit on in her class. Yadav and her 33 classmates do the same because there is no furniture.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Rather than investigating misuse of millions meant for earthquake victims, Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has formed a committee  to find out who was involved in leaking information to media about the funds misuse.

SINDHULI, Oct 4: Keeping in mind the possible misuse of government vehicles during the Dashain festival, District Police Office (DPO), Sindhuli, has banned the use of government-owned vehicles during holidays without its permission.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has resumed investigation into the alleged embezzlement of fund related to the then cantoned Maoist combatants two years after it raised the issue.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government is all set to investigate NGOs working on HIV/AIDS prevention, care of drug abusers and prevention of HIV/AIDS among homosexual persons for allegedly misusing millions of rupees.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has obstructed a Legislature-Parliament meeting on Thursday, accusing the government of discriminating quake victims on the ground of their political beliefs.