KATHMANDU, Jan 31: While road and fire accidents have been drawing the attention of the general public for the large numbers of human casualties, lightning, an equally lethal cause of accident, has been a less talked about issue in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: On Friday evening, six members of wedding party traveling from Dhanusha to Sindhuli were electrocuted when the bus they were traveling in touched a low-hanging high-voltage electric cable.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A team from the Metropolitan Police Range Office (MPRO), Kathmandu, on Friday rescued a kidnapped girl child from Tilganga around nine hours of the kidnap from her residence in Koteshwar.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Although people seemed highly concerned about the safety issue and even started building earthquake-resilient building in the immediate aftermath of the major earthquakes that hit Nepal in April 2015, a large section of people across the country seem to have continued with business as usual barely three years after the major earthquakes that killed nearly 9,000 people and caused multi-billion dollars worth losses.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: After receiving a suggestion from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) from Saturday evening started taking action against the two-wheeler ridesharing services terming them ‘illegal’ and ‘unsafe’.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Due to extra workload, Tilak Dhital, 20, of Kathmandu’s Samakhusi occasionally works up to 7:30 pm at his Baneshwar-based office. Since finding public vehicles at such hours is rare, Dhital made use of the service of two-wheeler ridesharing companies such as Tootle and Pathao.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A police team from the District Police Office (DPO), Rupandehi, shot dead a murder convict during a crossfire with suspected smugglers at Siddharthanagar Municipality-10, Shankarpur, on Saturday night.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The losses and casualties caused by calamity (both natural and man-made) have risen sharply in recent years. Data maintained by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) show that the total estimated losses inflicted by calamities across the country increased by 74 percent from 2017 to 2018.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: With less than two months left for the election of the Free Students Union (FSU) to take place, the merger of the student unions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is still uncertain.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The family members of three persons, who went missing from the Sindhupalchowk ashram of Ram Bahadur Bomjon aka ‘Buddha Boy’, on Friday asked the government and police to launch a serious investigation into Bomjon’s ashrams and demanded that Bomjon either let them meet their missing family members or hand over their bodies if they are dead.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Figures maintained by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) show that 2,414 fire accidents took place across the country in the last one year (between December 23, 2017, and December 23, 2018) killing 87 people, damaging property worth over Rs 4 billion and affecting 3,460 families. Cases of fire incidents have increased in recent days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Alarmed by the confiscation of 33 gold bars weighing one kilogram each from two Nepalis in India on December 7, Nepal Police has started trying to connect the dots between the confiscated gold and the ones which had mysteriously ‘disappeared’ from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on January 21.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Eleven months after 33.5 kg gold 'disappeared' mysteriously from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), officials involved in the investigation of the scam have said that the gold bars confiscated in equal quantity in India last week could be the same one.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: At least 17 people died and 15 others are still missing after a mini-truck veered off the road and fell 300 meters at Dupcheshwar Rural Municipality-7 of Nuwakot district at about 5 pm on Friday. The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, according to police.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: More than a year after a woman was gang-raped and left for dead in Godavari-1, Godamchaur of Lalitpur, police on Wednesday finally arrested two of the three alleged perpetrators behind the incident.