Two persons were killed in an exchange of fire that took place between Nepal Police and cadres of the Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) in Bhojpur district on Wednesday morning. A police constable Sanjiv Rai and the CPN cadre Nir Kumar Rai were killed in the exchange of fire.
Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations in New York and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) jointly organized an event titled "Impacts of Climate Change on the Mountains" at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Wednesday.
Three persons were killed while 14 others sustained injuries when a bus met with an accident in Okhaldunga on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred when the passenger bus (Me 1 Kha 1891) heading towards Solukhumbu from Kakarbhitta skidded off the road and rolled some 20 meters down atManebhanjyang area of the district.
Chairman of Public Service Commission (PSC) Umesh Mainali on Wednesday urged the government and the parliament not to intervene in activities of constitutional bodies including PSC. Mainali drew the attention of the government to the need for ensuring the reservation quotas of all communities in the civil service.
Half-centuries from captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to a modest 239 for eight against India in the rain-hit first Cricket World Cup semi-final at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Resuming on the reserve day at 211-5, New Zealand added 28 runs from the remaining 23 deliveries as Taylor top-scored with a gutsy 74.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday held an open debate on the linkage between international terrorism and organized crime. In his remarks to members of the council, Yury Fedotov, executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, highlighted priority actions to strengthen the global response to this threat.