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Six arrested in connection with attack on helicopter pilot
Six arrested in connection with attack on helicopter pilot The injured pilot continues to receive medical treatment as police proceed with investigation
Ten people involved in T20 spot-fixing, CIB confirms
Ten people involved in T20 spot-fixing, CIB confirms Police identify Seven3Sports owner Jatin Ahluwalia as the mastermind of live betting and spot-fixing in...
Activists demanding justice for Nirmala Kurmi in police net
Activists demanding justice for Nirmala Kurmi in police net Days after Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane promised investigation, police arrest Ruby Khan and her friends...
Police arrest two cricketers over T20 spot-fixing
Police arrest two cricketers over T20 spot-fixing Adil Ansari and Mehboob Alam have been detained for colluding to rig Nepal T20 League...
Two Janakpur youths found murdered in India after abduction
Two Janakpur youths found murdered in India after abduction Dhanusha Police Office says five people have been arrested in connection with the murders
Patan High Court grants bail to cricketer Lamichhane
Patan High Court grants bail to cricketer Lamichhane A joint bench of Judges Dhruvraj Nanda and Ramesh Dhakal pass the order to release...
Impunity and new rights violations in Nepal: HR Watch
Impunity and new rights violations in Nepal: HR Watch The global rights watchdog says no accountability for wartime or ongoing abuses in Nepal 
Honeytrap case: Court sends woman to judicial custody
Honeytrap case: Court sends woman to judicial custody Krishni Gahatraj, 35, is the mastermind behind luring a Tulsipur man into a honey trap...
Will Home Minister Lamichhane's assurance ensure justice to Nirmala Kurmi?
Will Home Minister Lamichhane's assurance ensure justice to Nirmala Kurmi? Government promises investigation into Nirmala Kurmi’s disappearance, but her neighbours aren’t convinced
CIB probes match-fixing allegations in Nepal T20 League
CIB probes match-fixing allegations in Nepal T20 League A CIB team has been deployed under DSP to look into the case on the...
All you need to know about Nirmala Kurmi’s disappearance
All you need to know about Nirmala Kurmi’s disappearance Many Nepalis know about Nirmala Panta, but few know about Nirmala Kurmi. Activists blame an...
Tales of male acid attack victims
Tales of male acid attack victims While acid attacks are common among women in Nepal, a considerable number of men also...
Man, 26, returns from Russia, seeks police's help to arrest his traffickers
Man, 26, returns from Russia, seeks police's help to arrest his traffickers The victim, a 26-year-old man, says Russian police helped him return home
Deputy PM Lamichhane's moves draw mixed reactions
Deputy PM Lamichhane's moves draw mixed reactions Critics question his motive to join the Prachanda-led government against the backdrop of ‘No Not...
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m feeling great and happy,’ says Charles Sobhraj
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m feeling great and happy,’ says Charles Sobhraj The Frenchman reveals plans to reunite with friends and family in Paris in a brief...
Freed from Nepal prison, French serial killer Sobhraj home-bound
Freed from Nepal prison, French serial killer Sobhraj home-bound As per Nepal's immigration rules, 78-year-old will be banned from entering Nepal for ten years
Lawyer’s Diary: Impressions of Charles Sobhraj
Lawyer’s Diary: Impressions of Charles Sobhraj What is Charles Sobhraj like as a human being? Read reflections of one of his...
Two Chinese nationals held on human trafficking charge
Two Chinese nationals held on human trafficking charge Police arrest Chen Yang and Ruan Chaohong, both in their thirties, in Kathmandu following a...
Charles Sobhraj is free - what's next?
Charles Sobhraj is free - what's next? Now that he has been released, the serial killer, known as ‘Bikini Killer’ ‘Serpent’, plans...
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