SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Feb 23: More than 100 separatists in Kashmir were detained in overnight raids, police officials said on Saturday, as part of a crackdown on groups that might cause trouble ahead of nationwide elections set to be held by May.
SURKHET, Nov 11: Opium production is not legal in the country. However, until a few years ago Kaltadi village of Surkhet was known for only one thing - opium production. Almost all of the 32 households of this tiny village would farm nothing but opium.
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.
KATHMANDU, April 18: Police have arrested operator and seven others from Casino Majong in Hotel Soltee, last night. Police raided the casino after a tip-off that stated Nepalis were also in the casino.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has raided Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank (NCCB) and arrested some staffers for their alleged involvement in the past embezzlement scam.
ZAMBOANGA, July 30: Police in the southern Philippines said they fatally shot 15 people Sunday, including a city mayor who was among the politicians President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs, in the bloodiest assault so far in Duterte’s anti-drug crackdown.