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Police confiscate pen gun from alleged drug peddler in Pokhara

Pokhara, July 17 Police in Pokhara city of Kaski district have arrested an alleged drug peddler in possession of a pen gun. A pen gun is a gun that looks like a pen. Police also confiscated seven rounds of bullets of the pen gun from Sagar Ranabhat, 24, a permanent resident of Kaskikot, Pokhara-24. Police […]

Pokhara prepares to launch e-ticketing in public transport after one month

Pokhara, June 13 Pokhara Metropolitan City is preparing to launch an e-ticketing system in the city’s public transport from mid-July. Earlier, the city government had announced to introduce the technology in mid-May. An agreement was signed with transport entrepreneurs and a consulting company also. “But, it was not as easy as we had tough,” Mayor […]

Pokhara police open fire to nab drug peddling suspect

Pokhara, June 12 Police in Pokhara of Kaski district opened fire to nab a drug peddling suspect on Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested Govinda Thapa after the incident. Thapa has sustained injuries in his leg and he is undergoing treatment at West Regional Hospital in Pokhara, according to police. The law enforcers had received a tip […]

Govt launches new water supply project in Pokhara

Kathmandu, June 11 The government of Nepal has launched a new drinking water supply project in Pokhara of Kaski district. The ‘Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara’ was launched with a grant assistance of the Japanese government worth Rs 4.83 billion. Minister for Water Supply laid the foundation stone for the first water […]

Human Rights Watch urges Nepal to stop prosecuting journalists, social media users

  Kathmandu, April 19 A prominent international rights watchdog has urged the Nepali government to stop prosecuting journalists and social media users for peaceful reporting and online expression. In a statement on Friday, Human Rights Watch has also urged the government to review the Electronic Transactions Act, 2006, which has been used by authorities to […]

Nepali Army corporal injured in Pokhara blast

Pokhara, April 18 A Nepali Army corporal attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device in Pokhara has been injured, officials said. The army was called in after a suspicious object was reported near the Provincial Assembly building in Pokhara-3. Corporal Dharma Thapa and his team discovered a denotator and they trying to defuse the bomb […]