Five police personnel including Deputy Superintendent of Police Hem Shahi were injured in Bara on Saturday when a clash erupted between the students and police during the demonstration staged by the students in protest of leakage of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) question papers of several subjects in Rautahat and Saptari districts.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Ishwar Pokhrel addressed the ‘UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection’ as the leader of Nepali delegation at the UN Headquarters in New York on Saturday.
General Secretary of Nepal Communist Party (Revolutionary-Maoist) Mohan Baidya on Saturday ruled out possibility of his party's unification with the semi-underground Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party.
Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of Saturday, at least 746 people had been reported killed by the storm, the flooding it caused and heavy rains before it hit.