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Anti-money laundering body to probe gold smugglers

  Kathmandu, 8 July: The Department of Money Laundering Investigation is looking into the alleged involvement of more than 50 persons in a gold smuggling racket led by Chudamani Uperati alias Gore. The smugglers band is accused of bringing 3.79 tonnes of gold worth Rs.17.01 billion into Nepal between 2015 …

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NCP’s political document ready, unification illusive

Kathmandu, 7 July: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is all set to  publish the political document that could be assessed only by the two chairmen Khagda Oli and Prachand for the past 13 months. The two chairmen have  decided to publish the document on Monday, according to Prachand. He …

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NSU takes to street

Kathmandu, 7 July:  Nepal Student Union (NSU), the student wing of main opposition Nepali Congress, staged a demonstration against the government’s decision to put on hold its decision to carry out pesticide testing for vegetables and fruits imported from India. NSU cadres under the leadership of former NSU general secretary …

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Gold smuggling from TIA continues

Kathmandu, 7 July: In yet another revealing incident of gold smuggling via Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), police have arrested a man in possession of half kilogram gold that he was allegedly smuggling hiding it in a diaper. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Range …

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Parliamentarians slam government

Kathmandu, 7 July:The parliamentarians in today’s meeting of the National Assembly slammed the government, reasoning it withdrew the decision of conducting chemical test of vegetables imported from India. During the Cabinet meeting held on July 4 this year, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies had repealed its decision on …

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NC demands stringent testing

Kathmandu, 7 July: The main opposition Nepali Congress has emphasized on the need to continue with the examination of pesticides in vegetables and fruits imported into the country. Issuing a statement here this evening, party spokesperson Biswa Prakash Sharma has urged the government to adopt stringent testing at the border …

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Serial killer booked

Kathmandu, 7 July: Nasim Khan Musalman, a man in the most-wanted-list of Nepal Police has been arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau. A resident of Pipara in Mayadevi rural municipality-4, Kapilvastu, Khan had been in the hiding in India after being charged of being involved in serial killings.  He was …

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Pakistani couple arrested

Kathmandu, 6 July: A Pakistani couple has been arrested  for the second time for stealing foreign currency. “Two Pakistani nationals have been arrested for theft of foreign currencies from Rajendra Shrestha’s Davis Metro Money Exchange at Jhochen, Lalitpur from where they have stolen 900 American Dollar, 3000 Saudi Riyal and …

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Four attackers arrested

Kathmandu, 6 July:The police have arrested four persons who were fleeing after stabbing two persons from Kathmandu. A team from the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu acting on a tip off arrested Asim Lama and Saroj Shrestha, both from Udayapur, Nishchal Alemagar from Kaski and Saroj Rai from Darjeeling in India. …

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