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Home Ministry directs authorities to tighten crackdown on people without masks

Kathmandu, July 26 The Ministry of Home Affairs has directed district authorities to tighten their crackdown on people refusing to use masks in public places considering threats of coronavirus spread. With the government ending the fourth-month-long lockdown last week, some people have felt it secure again to walk without masks, but it has put themselves […]

New IGP Thapa Chhetri conferred insignia

Kathmandu, July 9 Newly appointed Nepal Police Inspector General Shailesh Thapa Chhetri has been conferred the insignia of the position on Thursday morning. The cabinet meeting held on Tuesday had appointed Chhetri to the position. Organising a special function at the Ministry of Home Affairs this morning, Home Secretary Maheshwar Neupane conferred the insignia on […]

Nepal adding 89 new BOPs to its border security measures

Kathmandu, June 28 The government is preparing to add 89 new border outposts to its existing border security measures. The new BOPs will be established on both Indian and Chinese borders. The Ministry of Home Affairs has already finalised the list of places where the BOPs will be established. The ministry has already acquired land […]

Govt to honour only 200 persons a year with national awards now onwards

Kathmandu, June 21 After being criticised for distributing awards on the occasion of various national days to too many people, including those who are apparently unqualified, the government has revised its rule on the medals, restricting itself into only 200 medals per year. The Cabinet meeting held last week revised the Award Regulations, informs Maheshwar […]

Home Ministry’s SMS system hacked

Kathmandu, June 18 A short messaging service system operated by the Ministry of Home Affairs has been hacked on Wednesday. The ministry uses this system to communicate various decisions and directives among its staff. After it was hacked yesterday, a message about India-China border clash has spread via the system, it has been learned. The […]

Home Ministry transfers 13 CDOs among 44 staff

Kathmandu, June 1 The Ministry of Home Affairs has transferred chief district officers of 13 districts of the country. The ministry on Monday says it transferred 44 joint secretaries and undersecretaries on Sunday. As per the decision, CDOs of Surkhet, Palpa, Mahottari, Kalikot, Doti, Bardiya, Darchula, Okhaldhunga, Sankhuwasabha, Rolpa, Humla, Bajhang, and Baitadi have been […]