KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Army (NA) has announced it is to run 'fair price shops' to provide various goods of daily need at subsidized prices to military personnel and their dependents, as a part of its welfare activities.
RAUTAHAT, May 27: Nepal Police has nabbed three Indian security personnel and an Indian citizen for illegally entering Nepal to arrest a Nepali entrepreneur. They were detained while returning to India with the arrested person from Gaur’s border point in Rautahat district on Saturday. Police also impounded a jeep used by the Indian police.
Noted journalists, editors, columnists, media personnel and representatives of media freedom organizations signed a petition, protesting against the ongoing curbs on freedom of expression in Pakistan in the recent days.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Five Nepal Army personnel were injured on Friday after a hand grenade exploded at Maharajgunj-based Bhairavnath Battalion during a military training. One of the injured has been reported critical. The injured included three females and two males.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Various constitutional bodies formed to protect and promote the rights of women and other marginalized groups in the country have been facing difficulties carrying out their mandated work due to budget crunch and shortage of personnel, officials said.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Supreme Court has refused to issue interim order on a writ petition seeking the apex court order to the authorities -- the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Election Commission, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice and the Ministry of General Administration--to ensure the voting rights of the public servants and security personnel deployed on election duty.
KATHMANDU, Nov 56: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) to send amici curiae to plead in the apex court Monday in relation to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that demands voting rights for public servants and security personnel deployed on election duty.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Thousands of government officials deployed for poll duty are likely to be unable to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections slated for November and December.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 14: While the country is going through very difficult times due to monsoon-induced calamities, there have also been tales of courage and selflessness in helping the victims of disasters.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Top officials of the state including the president, vice-president and prime minister are always surrounded by a huge security presence, just like in a situation of serious security threat.
KATHMANDU, May 27: The Election Commission has stated that it was going to deploy around 100,000 employees besides the security personnel for the second-phase local level election to be held on June 14.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Police has deployed additional 4,887 police personnel with 220 vehicles in various districts of province 3, 4 and 6 to support the existing police forces there for the security of the first phase of local-level elections on May 14.
Kathmandu, April 28: A clash was ensured between security personnel and a group of student unions comprising Nepal Student Union (NSU), ANNFSU, ANNFSU-Revolutionary among others and known as the United Student Unions (USU) while they protested in front of the District Education Office in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
KATHMANDU, March 21: A Joint Election Operation Center (JEOC) to be formed under the Election Commission (EC) will mobilize over 200,000 security personnel to ensure security during the upcoming local elections.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Between three to eleven security personnel would to be deployed in each polling booth depending on the security sensitivity of the given location, according to the election security work plans submitted by security agencies to the the Election Commission on Friday.
NAWALPARASI, Oct 29: Security personnel of Nepal and India have started joint patrolling at the Nepal-India border check points in Nawalparasi to control any possible criminal activities during the Tihar festival.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Though Chandraman Pariyar, a seventy-two year old man from Kavre, could not fulfill his dream to become an army staff, he learned to feed his family by working hard in his traditional occupation.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Considering the serious challenge of vetting of security personnel, stakeholders have initiated a process of sorting out the problems and reviewing and systematizing the existing vetting module.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The trend of categorizing security personnel as “being under vetting” by the UN and various other international agencies has emerged as a serious challenge for security personnel as inclusion in this category bars them from promotion and other important opportunities.