KATHMANDU, Aug 13: As one after another junior government official commits suicide following implication by the CIAA, a debate has started whether such small fry is being made the scapegoats in various corruption scandals.

KATHMANDU, Aug1: With stalemate between the ruling and opposition parties prolonging obstruction of the House of Representatives, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has floated a proposal to probe the police killings in Sarlahi through parliament's own State Affairs Committee (SAC).

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday said that investigations into the notorious Lalita Niwas land scam have reached the final stage.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC)  on Monday directed the Home Ministry to probe the death of  Kumar Poudel, Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN), and present a report within seven days.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Kin of Bimala Tamang who was found hanging inside one of the rooms of Samata Hospital in the capital last Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday demanding fair probe into the case. The post-mortem report has stated suicide as the cause of death while the relatives of the deceased claim that she was murdered.

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.

American rapper Nicholas Diego Leanos, popularly known as Lil Xan is being investigated for an alleged assault with a deadly weapon on a man.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the authorities to further investigate the source of millions of US dollars of Ajeya Raj Sumargi-owned Muktishree Cement Industry Private Limited now frozen at Nepal Rastra Bank.

Users’ groups have remained integral to Nepal’s local development initiatives.

JAKARTA, May 9: A top Indonesian lawmaker has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of more than 500 officials during recent elections, most of them linked to fatigue-related illnesses in gruelling work conditions.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Official records show that the government acquired with due compensation back in 1964 land measuring 114 ropani [5.8 hectares] at Lalita Niwas, Baluwatar, right behind what is now the speaker's residence.

POKHARA, March 15: The Pokhara High Court on Thursday rejected a writ petition filed by Khuma Prasad Aryal, chairman of Gandaki Medical College (GMC), allowing the police to arrest college officials and begin probe against them on charges of fraud.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: The students of Gandaki Medical College have demanded a probe and appropriate action against the Administration and Board members of the College.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed a five-member committee to probe into a plane carrying Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, which was kept on hold during its landing attempt at Tribhuvan International Airport on March 5.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nabin Kumar Ghimire, chief commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday said that the anti-graft body is probing the high-profile corruption cases including the multi-billion rupee wide-body aircraft purchase scam.

CIAA starts probe against Pathak

February 20, 2019 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A day after the Office of Attorney General (OAG) advised the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority to go ahead with a probe into former commissioner at the anti-graft body Raj Narayan Pathak, a three-member probe committee has been formed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Families of chief district officer (CDO) of Bara, Ganesh Bhattarai and Armed Police Force (APF) SP Balaram Pokharel, have demanded an investigation into the road accident that took place in Bara district on January 26.

SAPTARI, Jan 24: The family members of Dipendra Chaudhary, 35, who was shot dead by police in an 'encounter'  have demanded a probe into the 'murder'.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government has cancelled a controversial contract awarded to Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei to develop a Digital Action Room at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) after the anti-graft body CIAA launched a probe.

Probe NAC scam in depth

December 12, 2018 02:00 am

After decades-long mismanagement, politicization, opaque deals and corruption, a crucial organization of the country, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), stands at the crossroads.

PARIS, Oct 6: French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after traveling from France to his native China, and they have placed his wife under protection after threats, the interior ministry said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has adopted a strategy of maintaining confidentiality in the investigation process by ending the culture of pre-investigation publicity.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27: Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro made an unexpected trip to the world body’s headquarters to deliver a nearly hourlong speech declaring his nation “will never give in.”

KANCHANPUR, Sept 25: The high-level committee formed to probe Nirmala Panta rape and murder case is set to present its report to Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Amid call from various quarters that the police officials who handled the case of Nirmala Panta's rape and murder in the initial stage in negligent manner, be investigated, Nepal Police has formed a five-member probe panel led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Uttam Subedi.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: In a dramatic move, a member of the high-level probe committee formed to investigate the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, has withdrawn his resignation from the probe, stating he has received assurances from the home minister, the home secretary and the police chief of support for independent investigations.

KANCHANPUR, Aug 26: The newly-appointed Chief District Officer (CDO) of Kanchanpur, Taranath Adhikari has said that the victim's family would have got justice and there would not have been human causality and other losses had the District Police Office (DPO) initiated investigation into the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta right after the incident.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has demanded an independent probe into his academic credentials. Issuing a press statement on Saturday, Joshee said, “I have been a victim of grave injustice”.

Jumla incident probe stalled

August 5, 2018 04:10 am

JUMLA, Aug 5: Police brutality on Dr Govinda KC's supporters last month in Jumla had garnered widespread condemnation from across the country. However, authorities of Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), where the incident took place, are still refusing to talk about the incident.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3:  Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kathmandu has formed a three-member probe committee to look into the case related to death threat of Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Niru Pal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government formed a four-member committee to probe into Nepal Sanskrit University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Kul Prasad Koirala.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: An application has been filed at the Kathmandu District Administration Office on Wednesday demanding probe into the reason behind the death of journalist Yadav Thapaliya, who was working with Kantipur national daily.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A high level probe panel formed by the government to investigate 33 kg sold scam has reached Baluwatar to submit their report.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30:  Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible.

NEPALGUNJ, July 26: Locals have demanded a probe on recurring damage in the main canal of Sikta Irrigation Project.

LONDON, July 25: The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on Tuesday urged London to provide Moscow with access to the materials of the Amesbury poisoning incident investigation, noting that UK authorities deliberately restrict communication of all victims of poisoning incidents with the outside world.

BEIJING, July 24: China’s Commerce Ministry launched an anti-dumping investigation on Monday into stainless steel imports from four countries. Domestic producers have complained that a flood of cheaper products has damaged the local industry.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The suspended chief of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa has verbally abused former lawmaker Ram Hari Khatiwada, alleging that the latter had ruined his career by implicating him in a multi-million rupees scam at ANFA.

CAIRO, July 12: An international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Even as the term of the high-level committee formed to probe the 33 kg gold smuggling case expires next week, there are concerns that the probe body failed in carrying out an in-depth investigation into the matter.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has decided on Wednesday to probe against Kathmandu District Court Judge Amrit Bahadur Basnet over his controversial decision to grant bail to an accused who faces fraud charges for misappropriating billions of rupees.

July 3: A federal investigation into Facebook Inc’s data breach with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened focus on the actions and statements of the tech giant, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the inquiries.

MUMBAI, July 1: Eleven members of a family were found dead in India’s capital on Sunday, most of them hanging from the ceiling of their home, blindfolded and hands tied behind the back, in a part of the city that was the scene of a gang war just two weeks ago.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The high-level committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the smuggling of 33 kg of gold has not been able to trace any political links to the case although some of those accused in this connection have indicated the involvement of politicians.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The National Examination Board is to form a probe committee to investigate the mistakes seen in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results published on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The government has initiated consultation with experts and stakeholders to prepare land utilization policy.

KATHMANDU, June 12: A high-level committee formed by the Home Ministry to investigate the 33 kg gold smuggling case raided two gold shops belonging to Rajendra Shakya, one of the main accused in the smuggling case, in the capital on Monday.

SURKHET, June 10: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded the formation of a high-level probe committee to investigate the murder of Mana Sarki, a Dalit woman member of Naharinath Rural Municipality.

RAJBIRAJ, June 7: Police investigations have revealed that officials of the District Administrative Office (DAO) Saptari were involved in two notorious cases of fake citizenship that have surfaced since December.

POKHARA, June 4: A land measurement team formed by the government has started to measure land encroached by Karna Shakya's Water Front Hotel at Fewa Lake.