Canadian paedophile nabbed
A former UN official has been arrested on paedophilia charge from Kavre district.Canadian national Peter John Dalglish, 60, who had served as the country representative of the UN Habitat Afghanistan, was arrested by a team of Nepal Police Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Saturday.
Police HQ retracts 57 abused officers
Nepal Police Headquarters has begun withdrawing PSOs (Personal Security Officers) from VIPs and former bureaucrats following reports of their severe exploitation.
SSP Lohani under probe in gold smuggling case
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday directed Nepal Police Headquarters to recall Senior Superintendent of Police Dibesh Lohani from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division to allow for further probe into a gold smuggling case.
House endorses HPE Ordinance
The House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed the Health Profession Education Act that the President had promulgated as an ordinance, barring establishment of new medical schools in Kathmandu Valley for a decade.
IoM awaits TU approval for medical seats, fees
The Tribhuvan University (TU) has yet to endorse the Institute of Medicine’s proposal on the number of seats and fee details for MD/MS programmes.
High-level police team to probe killing of gold smuggler
Nepal Police Headquarters has formed a high-level investigation team for the gold smuggling case that suspects the connivance of police officials.
Prisons’ sorry state appals home minister
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has expressed his concern at the appalling conditions in which prisoners are languishing in the country.
Bodies of all Nepalis identified, handed over to their relatives
A majority of the bodies of passengers who died in the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash at the Tribhuvan International Airport last week have been handed over to their kin.
Doctors to conduct toxicology tests on crew members
Doctors are conducting toxicology tests on crew members of US-Bangla Airlines that crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.
Dr KC files complaint against CJ Parajuli
Dr Govinda KC and his team filed a complaint in Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday demanding it should probe the deeds of Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Prasad Parajuli.
Dr KC to file PIL and criminal complaint against Parajuli
Activist and orthopaedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC and his team plan to file a Public Interest Litigation demanding Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli’s academic and birth certificates to be made public.
NMC bars two Norvic doctors for 30 days
Nepal Medical Council (NMC) on Wednesday barred two doctors of Norvic International Hospital from practicing medicine for 30 days for their act of gross medical negligence.
Govt tells hospitals to make charges public
The Health Ministry has decided to ask all the health facilities, especially hospitals, to make public the fees they charge for services.
Dr KC renews demand for Parajuli’s personal and academic details
Anti-corruption crusader and senior orthopaedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has filed a direct application to Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli demanding that he should make public his citizenship details.
Silwal spotted in parliament
Former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police and newly-elected lawmaker Nawaraj Silwal, who is in the most wanted list of police for a document forgery case, was spotted at the parliament building premises in New Baneshwor on Saturday.