LONDON/GIBRALTAR, August 15: The United States has applied to seize the Iranian Grace 1 tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, complicating a possible tanker swap between Britain and the Islamic Republic.
DUBAI, August 3: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran’s state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had been detained.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Crackdown continued on leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Thursday with the police seizing several weapons including two sub-machine guns during an operation in the outfit chief Netra Bikram Chand’s village in Kapilvastu.
GAZA, July 11: This is the second attempt to go out of the blockade since Palestinians started to hold regular demonstrations along the security fence that is located between Israel and The Gaza, on March 30. The first fleet had tried to set out from The Gaza on May 29.
YEMEN, June 16: Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen's exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation's main gateway for food shipments.
KATHMANDU, April 13: Supreme Court (SC) staffers on Monday seized the car being used by former Chief Justice (CJ) Kalyan Shrestha and submitted its key to the chief registrar of the apex court, Rajan Bhattarai. The key was returned to Shrestha after few hours.
Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup.
DAILEKH, Nov 11: Surkhet Police have seized huge amount of explosive substances suspected to spoil upcoming elections. The police seized detonators, gelatin, fuse wire, mobile phones, Nepali and Indian SIM cards from Panchapuri-11 of Surkhet.
KATHMANDU, September 4: The Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MTCD) has busted 'an international gold smuggling racket' from the capital in what officials described as one of the largest seizure of illegally held precious yellow metal.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Sajha Prakashan General Manager Dolindra Prasad Sharma was caught transporting about 5,000 copies of Sabaiko Nepali, the textbook of Grade XI and XII, from Alpine Offset Press to Sajha Prakashan on Sunday.
LONDON, Oct 26: While the English League Cup lacks prestige, it still provides a platform in the early rounds for out-of-favor players or those lacking in confidence to make an impact. Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did just that on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an interim order to the District Land Reform Office, Lalitpur and the Department of Revenue Investigation, not to take any action in cases related to the properties of Kanak Mani Dixit, the noted journalist and chairman of Sajha Yatayat.