BANEPA — As many as eight gamblers were rounded up along with Rs 379,000 in cash from Kavre on Sunday.
The police arrested Binod Sapkota, 27, of Nasikasthan, Sagarnath Lamichane, 36, of Gairibisauna –7, Suresh KC, 43, of Banepa Municipality – 10, Surendra Thapa, 33, of Ugratara – 8, Badri Bhole, 73, of Bhaktapur – 12, Santosh Kumar Subedi, 22, of Okhaldunga, Sangita Tamang, 24, of Kathmandu and Ganga Thapa, 27, of Khoplang – 4 in Gorkha.
The District Court Kavrepalanchwok on Sunday extended the custody of the gamblers for further investigation, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nabinraj Rai of District Police Office, Dhulikhel said. They will be tried under the Gambling Act.
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost