SEOUL, Aug 11: North Korea said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between the U.S. and South Korea.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Police has arrested three people who were planning gold robbery along with weapons from New Buspark in the capital city Kathmandu.

RUKUM, July 15: The Maoist rebels had launched their decade-long armed struggle by attacking a police post in Aathbiskot Municipality of Rukum. Hundreds of people lost their lives during the insurgency period in the district. The eastern part of the district was especially affected by the conflict.

SEOUL, June 1: The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons.

WASHINGTON, May 25: U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan.

THE HAGUE, July 9: A preliminary report by the world’s chemical weapons watchdog said “various chlorinated chemicals” were found at the site of an attack in Douma, Syria, in April that killed dozens of civilians and prompted air strikes by Britain, France and the United States, it said on Friday.

The US, alongside France and the UK, launched a massive missile attack against Syria on April 14 in response to what the Western states claim had been a chemical attack in the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, which had been immediately blamed on Damascus.

President Donald Trump says he has approved US military strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites, in collaboration with the UK and France.

MOSCOW, April 10: A senior Russian lawmaker says Moscow is willing to help arrange a visit this week for experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog to the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8:   The Nepal Army has displayed photos of their weapons and their contribution made duirng the service to the nation on Thursday at the Tribhuvan Army Officers Club.

Nuclear Weapons; Development and Accumulations

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 22:  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.

WASHINGTON, August 18: U.S. assessments of the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal vary wildly.

An 11-year-old ‘cyber ninja’ stunned an audience of security experts Tuesday by hacking into their bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys ‘can be weaponized’.

MALEKHU, May 13: As many as six persons were arrested in possession of weapons during a joint checking carried out by Nepal Police and Armed Police Force (APF) here on the eve of the local level polls.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad's weapons capabilities since a deadly chemical attack earlier this month.

BAJURA, April 7: District Administration Office, Bajura has urged one and all to handover licensed weapons to the administration office.

The United Nations says it will take 40 to 50 years to clear the mines, improvised explosive devices and other unexploded ordnance from Iraq and Syria.

KATHMANDU, March 23: With the date for the local elections approaching, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to provide details of the licensed weapons temporarily handed over to the District Adminstration Offices (DAOs) by private individuals.

RAUTAHAT, Jan 17: Police on Tuesday raided a forester’s house and seized a large amount of improvised explosive devices along with weapons in the district.

Two arrested with eight automatic weapons

December 27, 2016 11:50 am

JUMLA, Dec 27: The police involved in an extensive search for 21 statues stolen from Chandannath Baba's temple on November 26 came across two individuals in possession with eight hi-end automatic weapons.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepal has become the 177th state party of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction after formally depositing the Instrument of Ratification by Nepal in Washington D.C on November 4, said a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Thursday.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 2: Police have arrested six youths for attacking the local Aagrigau Police post and taking away their weapons on Tuesday evening. All the arrestees are residents of Kafalkot, eastern Surkhet.

Five held with modern weapons

September 1, 2016 13:59 pm

JUMLA, Sept 1:  Police arrested five people with modern weapons at Bumramandi-4 of the district on Wednesday night.

JANAKPUR (Dhanusa), Aug 6: A team from the District Police Office arrested six persons with illegal weapons from Banshichowk in Janakpur on Saturday.

The world's nuclear armed states possess a combined total of about 16,000 nuclear warheads. Approximately 10,000 nuclear warheads are in military service.