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Jewelleries stolen from unattended house

KATHMANDU: Jewelleries worth Rs 859,000 were stolen from an unattended house in Mahalaxmisthan of Lalitpur on Sunday. Thieves barged into the house of Shailamaya Rai in Mahalxmisthan, LSMC-5 on Sunday by breaking a window from backside and decamped with gold and diamond ornaments worth that value, police said. Police nabbed five suspicious persons in connection to the crime. Further probe in underway. ...
Published On: 2015-01-26

Youth duped into giving away Rs 250‚000

KATHMANDU: A 21-year-old man was tricked into giving away Rs 250,000 cash by a gang of four persons in Tinthana of Kathmandu on Sunday. The gang had tricked Anil Regmi from Ghairung-8 of Gorkha district, currently residing in Nayabazaar Sorhakhuttle of the Capital, showing him a handkerchief. Telling the youth that the handkerchief contained dollars, the gang had taken away his cash. Metropolitan Police Circle, Kalimati, arrested three persons in connection to the incident. Further investigation is underway. ...
Published On: 2015-01-26

Duo held for gambling

KATHMANDU: Two persons were held while gambling from Bauddha of the Capital on Sunday. Samundra Tamang and Madan Lama were arrested by a team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Bauddha, while they were gambling. Police also recovered playing cards and Rs 51,800 cash from the scene. Further investigation is underway. ...
Published On: 2015-01-26

Basanta Panchami observed across nation

KATHMANDU: Hindu communities across the nation today observed Shree Panchami, also known as Basanta Panchami, by worshipping the goddess of learning Saraswati. President Ram Baran Yadav attended the Basanta Shrawan ceremony organised today in Hanumandhoka Durbar Square in the capital city. Also present were the Vice President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly, ministers, chiefs of constitutional bodies, high-level government officials and chiefs of all four security agencies. The priest at Nepal Ved Vidyashram, Bishnu Prasad Pokhrel, recited Basanta vers...
Published On: 2015-01-25

In Brief

KATHMANDU: The body of a newborn baby girl was found in a bush at Arubari on Sunday. Police had reached the incident site after local residents informed police about the body. The body has been sent to TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, for post-mortem. Police have launched an investigation to establish the parents of the newborn. Two held with hooch KATHMANDU: Metropolitan Police Circle, Swoyambhu, arrested Mina Tamang,30, and Sangita Limbu, 36, of Taplejung with unlicensed liquor in Nagarjun. Police had raided their rented room acting on information that they were involved in producing an...
Published On: 2015-01-25

Five wildlife crime suspects nabbed

KATHMANDU: The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police today rounded up five alleged racketeers of wildlife crime with a rhino horn and a leopard skin from Bageshwori of Bhaktapur. Those who have landed up in jail are Murari Timilsina, 48, and Janak Raj Karki, 48, of Bhaktapur; Keshav Dahal, 30, of Dolakha; and Dhan Bahadur Sunuwar, 43, and Mitralal Sunar, 43, of Makwanpur. SSP Pitambar Adhikari said they were found to be involved in smuggling and trading in body parts of endangered wild animals. The seized rhino horn weighs 526 grams, and the leopard skin is 2.7 feet in length and ...
Published On: 2015-01-25

On-the-job training part of course for SLC

KATHMANDU: The government is going to provide ‘on-the-job training’ to tenth graders from technical and vocational stream. Curriculum Development Centre (CDC), the main executing body, is preparing work procedure with details to implement this part of the curriculum from this year. Diwakar Dhungel, executive director of CDC, today said students from technical and vocational stream will be participating in on-the-job training after finishing School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exam-2071. The training course will be for a month. The students will learn by doing work given by some or...
Published On: 2015-01-25

Children's park inaugurated on banks of the Bagmati River

KATHMANDU: Various government and non-government agencies and volunteers have worked to restore the past glory of the Bagmati River after the Bagmati clean-up mega Campaign was initiated on February 15, 2014. The High Power Committee for Integrated Development of Bagmati Civilisation (HPCIDBC) under the Ministry of Urban Development is one such government agency that has contributed to developing green parks on the banks of the Bagmati River as part of the clean-up campaign. HPCIDBC inaugurated a children’s park on the banks of the river in Jorpati yesterday. The park is equipped with ...
Published On: 2015-01-25

Public deprived of service at National Trauma Centre

KATHMANDU: Even after the National Trauma Centre was handed over by the Government of India to Nepal, the general public have not been able to avail of its facilities. The Centre which was mired in political controversy for long, was handed over to Nepal in November last year. Currently, only the Out Patient Department has been brought into operation in the well equipped Centre. It has not been able to conduct surgery as there is no anaesthesiologist. Dr Ashok Bajracharya, director at the Centre, said, “All necessary preparations have been completed. The hospital lacks human resour...
Published On: 2015-01-25

5 held with rhino horn‚ leopard hide

KATHMANDU: Police on Saturday nabbed five persons for their alleged involvement in trade of body parts of endangered animals from Nagarkot of Bhaktapur. Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police said Murari Timilsina (48) from Mahamanjushree Nagarkot Municipality-8 of Bhaktapur, Keshav Dahal (30) from Khopachangu VDC-8 of Dolakha, Janak Raj Karki (48) from Chhaling VDC-7 of Bhaktapur, Dhan Bahadur Sunuwar (43) from Aambhanjyang-9 of Makawanpur and Mitralal Sunar (37) from Basamadi-3 of Makawanpur (respectively from left to right in the photograph) were detailed from Bansbari, Maha...
Published On: 2015-01-25