News Digest

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
News Digest

Dec 31, 2014-

Online journo ‘misbehaved’

KATHMANDU: The Federation of Nepali Journalists has condemned the incident in which Krishna Chandra Paudel, secretary at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, misbehaved an online journalist. Poudel allegedly misbehaved journalist Kamal Parajuli when the latter approached him to inquire about slow activities of the ministry. The umbrella organisation of journalists said Poudel’s behaviour has infringed upon the right to information guaranteed by the constitution. (PR)

Nepali worker dies in Malaysia

SURUNGA: A Nepali migrant worker is found dead in Malaysia. The deceased has been identified as Khadga Prasad Sarki of Ward Number 4 of Kankai municipality. Sarki had reached Malaysia for employment six months ago and he died after he went to bed on December 28, according to his relative Ramesh Sarki. Sarki was working as a security guard at the Target Company of Malaysia. Meanwhile, Sarki’s widow Pabitra BK has appealed to all concerned for support in bringing her husband’s body to Nepal. (RSS)

Smugglers held with timber

KANCHANPUR: Seven people were arrested while they were transporting illegally felled timber from the Kanchan community forest in Dekhatbhuli-3, Kanchanpur, on Tuesday. A team of forest guards from Bani Sector Forest Office arrested the men along with the timber being transported in bullock carts. The arrestees are Jeli Rana, 27, Kara Rana, 45, Chanda Rana, Prithi Rana, Darauga Rana, 50, Hari Lal Rana, 29, and Radheshyam Rana, 21, of Dekhatbhuli. ( RSS)

Armed gang murders man

SIRAHA: An unidentified group of armed people killed a youth using sharp weapons at Ram Janaki Temple in Madar Bazaar in the district on Wednesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Subodh Kumar Das, 26, of Khirauna-3, police said. Das, who sustained multiple injuries on his head, died while undergoing treatment in the District Hospital. Police arrested four suspects, including Indian national Ram Parikshyan Das, in connection with the incident. Bhola Das, father of the deceased suspected that Ram Parikshyan might be behind his son’s murder. Police said they are investigating in the to matter. (PR)

Published: 01-01-2015 09:06

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