Nepal Today

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Four policemen suspended

Kathmandu, 9 Feb.: Four policemen on duty at Lazimpat were suspended for investigation Tuesday following the assassination of media tycoon Jamin Shah in the area Sunday.
Two assassins escaped from the area where the Indian, French and Japanese embassies are located.
The daring shooting occurred the day Parmananda Jha was sworn in office for the second time.
Police Tuesday also recovered an abandoned motorcycle used by two assassins in the southern outskirts of the capital Tuesday.
An Indian criminal gang has taken responsibility for the murder.
Nepalis aren’t safe even in their own country with the inability of government to protect them.

British army chief discusses restoration of suspended military supplies

Kathmandu, 9 Feb.: Visiting British Army Chief Gen Sir David
Julian Roberts Tuesday discussed resumption of military logistics with
Defence Minister Bidya Bhandari before he returns home Wednesday concluding a Nepal visit.
Supplies were suspended five years ago after King Gyanendra imposed direct rule.
India, who took the initiative to suspend arms supplies, has resumed delivery of military hardware.
Roberts told Bhandari Great Britain would discuss resumption of supplies after he returns home.
Roberts discussed military cooperation with his host Army Chief Gen Chatraman Singh Gurung Tuesday.

Capital records 22mm rainfall

Kathmandu. 9 Feb.: The capital Tuesday recorded a 22 mm rainfall
after a prolonged winter drought.
Rainfall was reported through the country with heavy snowfall in the hills and Himalayan regions.
The welcome depression is expected to continue Wednesday.


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