News Digest

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
News Digest

Jan 23, 2015-

Parties should apologise: RPP

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajatantra Party led by Pashupati SJB Rana has said  the political parties represented in the Constituent Assembly (CA) should apologise for missing the self-declared deadline for drafting new constitution. Issuing a statement, the party regretted for current crisis and said the failure has to be attributed to the political parties and not the CA. (PR)

Murder-accused in custody

DHADING: Nar Bahadur Gurung of Katunje-7, who is accused of feeding poison to three children, has been remanded in custody. Two of the children--Alina BK, 4, and Ranjita BK, 5,--died due to poisoning. He was arrested after Alina BK, 6, a survivor who has same name as that of a victim, gave description about the incident. (PR)

Hajj panel condoles death of Saudi king

KATHMANDU: The Central Hajj Committee under the Home Ministry has expressed condolence to the royal family of Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. The contribution of the late king in helping Nepali Muslims visit the Mecca-Medina for Hajj pilgrimage will be remembered, the committee said in a statement on Friday. Abdullah died on Friday at the

age of 90. (PR)

Land surveyor arrested while taking bribe

BIRTAMOD: A team of officials from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority caught a land surveyor red-handed while accepting bribe from a service seeker in Kakadbhitta, Jhapa. The team had held surveyor Rabindra Paswan from the milk dairy located at Everest Marga, Kakadbhitta on Friday noon. Deputy Superintendent of Police Govinda Adhikari, led the CIAA team, said that they arrested Paswan while he was accepting Rs 300,000 in bribe from local Ganga Koirala of Mechinagar-10, Jhapa, for a matter concerning land transaction.  (PR)

Published: 24-01-2015 09:20

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