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Crackdown on illegal liquor trade

KATHMANDU: Law enforcement agencies today intensified their crackdown on bootleg trade. Police raided illegal distilleries in Bhatkekopul and seized 30,000 litres of bootleg, arresting seven people involved in brewing and distributing the illegal liquor. Metropolitan police later destroyed the bootleg in the presence of officials and local politial leaders. During the raid, police officials also seized logistics used for brewing liquor. In another incident, a joint team comprising officials from the Central Investigation Bureau and the Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj, raided the Gonga...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Call to amend Education Act for better results

KATHMANDU: Education Secretary Kishor Thapa today said that amendment in the Education Act is a must to bring improvements in the education sector. Speaking at a Reporters’ Club-organised interaction on the ‘Causes of declining pass percentage in SLC’, Thapa said the education act and politics have remained unchanged despite drastic changes in various other sectors. The Education Secretary conceded that he, in the capacity of an official of the Ministry of Education (MoE), which guides education institutions, is also responsible for this year’s poor SLC pass rate. ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Chairman just playing trick: Baidya faction

KATHMANDU: A faction in the UCPN-Maoist led by Vice-Chairman Mohan Baidya has floated six-point proposal in response to the party establishment's seven point proposal for the party unity on Thursday. Politburo member Hari Bhakta Kandel and central member Krishna Dev Singh belonging to the Baidya faction submitted the proposal to the party establishment, reaching the party chairman's residence at Lazimpat, said standing committee member Krishna Bahadur Mahara. Leader Mahara said utmost efforts would be made to cement the party unity by holding discussion on the Baidya factions' proposal. The...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Teen girl hangs self to death

KATHMANDU: A girl was found hanging from the ceiling with her shawl on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Niruta Karki, 16 of Khadadevi-9 , Ramechhap district currently living at Narefat, Kathmandu. The reason behind the suicide has not been established yet. Further investigation into the incident is underway. ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Woman robbed by bikers

KATHMANDU: An unidentified duo on Thursday snatched a gold chain of Lal Kumari Aryal (52) of Tandi-5, Chitwan currently living at Samakhusi. It is learnt that two unidentified motorcycle-borne people snatched a gold chain of two tolas and looted cash of Rs 2, 28,000 from her near Mitranagar Model Academy this morning. The snatchers are at large. Further investigation into the incident is underway.  ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Illicit liquor lands 7 in police net

KATHMANDU: A police team deployed from Kamal Pokhari on Thursday nabbed seven persons along with Jima Lamu Sherpa (45) of Kimathank, Sankhuwasabha district currently residing Bhatkeko Pul with 30,000 litres of home-brewed alchohol from Bhatkeko Pul. Police had also recovered chemicals used to make the alcohol from the spot. The alcohol recovered from the spot has been destroyed in front of locals and media persons. Further investigation into the incident is underway.  ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

Teen caught with weapon

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday detained a person on the charge of using a sharp weapon. The detainee has been identified as Durlab Thapa (17) of Newbaneshwor. A group of 10/11 persons had attacked Bir Bahadur Basnet of Chautara Pipaldanda-2 of Sindhupalchok district currently living at New Baneshwor with a sharp weapon at 8:30 pm yesterday. The critically injured victim was rushed to Venus Hospital after the incident. Further investigation into the incident is underway.  ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

3 chain snatchers rounded up

LALITPUR: Police on Wednesday arrested three persons on the charge of snatching a gold chain. The arrestees have been identified as Megh Bahadur Tamang (27) of Morang District currently living at Chabahil , his wife Pabitra Rai and Manisha Chhetri (20) of Dolkha district currently residing at Kapan . They had snatched a gold chain of Anisara Gurung (55) of Tikhe Dewal, Lalitpur. They were arrested along with a bike at 5 pm yesterday. Further investigation into the incident is underway.  ...
Published On: 2012-06-14

6 behind bars for selling endangered bird

KATHMANDU: Police on Wednesday nabbed six persons along with Dinesh Rayamajhi (26) of Ramechhap district currently residing at Radhe Radhe of Bhaktapur while trying to sell an endangered bird Huchil. They were caught red handed from Sallaghari Road of Bhaktapur at 1 pm yesterday while trying to sell the bird. Further investigation into the incident is underway....
Published On: 2012-06-14

Police arrest duo for abduction

KATHMANDU: Police on Wednesday rounded up two persons for their alleged involvement in the abduction of Duksan Lama. Duksan is an employee of Fullmoon Saving and Credit Co-Operative, Satdobato. The arrestees have been identified as Bikki Lama (22) and Sabin Pradhan. The victim was abducted and kept in the house of Sangita Lama in Teku, before being rescued. Further investigation into the incident is underway.  ...
Published On: 2012-06-14