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Over 2,000 faced action for violating lockdown rules in Valley in the past six days, police say

Kathmandu, March 29 -- Police in the past six days have taken action against over 2,417 people in Kathmandu Valley alone for defying lockdown, a measure that was put in place effective from Tuesday to... Read More


Police begin cracking down on people defying lockdown

Kathmandu, March 26 -- Social media videos have continued to emerge throughout the day of the police enforcing the lockdown, sometimes in creative, other times in cruel ways. In one video that has go... Read More


Thousands of security personnel enforce lockdown across country

Kathmandu, March 25 -- Thousands of security personnel were deployed across the country on Tuesday to enforce the first day of government-announced week-long lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19... Read More


Police set up coronavirus response unit at every station

Kathmandu, March 21 -- Nepal Police has established a coronavirus response unit at all of its stations across the country, the force's spokesperson said. Officials have also assured that policing wil... Read More


Police arrest three more in connection with blast at Baskota's house

Kathmandu, March 21 -- Police on Thursday arrested three more people for their alleged involvement in an explosion that rocked the house of former minister Gokul Prasad Baskota on March 11. Those arr... Read More


Fighting the virus of fake news in the time of coronavirus

Nepal, March 21 -- On Saturday, an audio clip suddenly went viral. In the widely shared clip, a person is heard saying six people tested positive for Covid-19 at a private hospital in Kathmandu. At a ... Read More


Government launches coordinated inspections to curb black marketeering of essential goods

Kathmandu, March 20 -- A team from the Metropolitan Crime Division, Teku on Wednesday arrested a person for hoarding one million face masks for a profit. According to the division, the team swung int... Read More


Police arrest a dozen in a span of two weeks for possessing illegal pharmaceutical drugs

Kathmandu, March 18 -- The Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police on Tuesday made public twelve people who were arrested for possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs from different parts of Kathma... Read More


Valley gasoline stations go dry as shortage fears spark panic buying

Kathmandu, March 18 -- Deyan Sunuwar, 20, of Mulpani was finally able to refuel his motorcycle at Shakti Devi Petrol Pump, Lagankhel run by the Nepal Army after driving halfway across the valley to bu... Read More


Police scrap patrol by personnel in civilian clothing

Kathmandu, March 15 -- Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari, on Saturday, organised a meeting with officers who patrol the city in civvies, to report their achievements. However, after the officia... Read More