Top Kremlin critic Navalny dies in prison

February 16, 2024 19:45 pm

MOSCOW, Feb 16: The Kremlin's most prominent critic Alexei Navalny died Friday in an Arctic prison, said Russian authorities, announcing his death a month before an election poised to extend Vladimir Putin's hold on power.

Chandrauta (Kapilvastu), Feb 15: The identities of the 10 people who died in a road accident near the Surahi Bridge in Shivraj Municipality-1 in Kapilvastu district this morning have been revealed.

Eight killed in Palpa jeep accident

February 13, 2024 18:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: At least eight people were killed in a jeep accident that occurred in Palpa on Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The preliminary investigation of the police into the death of a woman and her two children in Mahalaxmi Municipality-3, Imadol, Lalitpur has indicated a possible case of 'suicide after murder'.

Fire claims man’s life in Kathmandu

January 17, 2024 15:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: A man lost his life in a fire incident in Brahmatol, Kathmandu on Wednesday morning.

PYUTHAN, Jan 11: A youth from Pyuthan district, who was serving the Russian Army, died in the Russia-Ukraine war.

TANAHUN, Jan 10:  One person died in a jeep accident on the winding road of Baralthumki in Bhimad Municipality-5, Sunakot, Tanahun on Wednesday.

GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories, Jan 1: The health ministry in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip said Monday at least 21,978 people have been killed in the Palestinian territory since the war with Israel erupted on October 7.

Two killed in accident

December 25, 2023 11:02 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Two people were killed when a motorcycle and a bus collided at Jhagajholi Ratmata in Sindhuli on the BP highway.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 22: Tension has escalated following the death of an individual at the local police office in Hanspur Municipality of Dhanusha. After the death of an injured person during a clash between two groups, local residents vandalized the police office and set a motorcycle on fire.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: One person was killed when a bus hit a motorcycle in Shuklaphanta Municipality-11 Kaluwapur under the East West Highway on Sunday.

Two women die in car-scooter collision

December 11, 2023 08:33 am

KASKI, Dec 11: Two women died in Pokhara on Sunday evening when a car collided with their scooter.

Child dies of cold in Jajarkot

November 30, 2023 13:17 pm

JAJARKOT, Nov 30: A child died of the chilling cold in Kushe Rural Municipality in Jajarkot district on Wednesday.

In the text books on negotiation, the standard operating procedure dealing with hostage situations is a straight-forward refusal. One cannot be dictated by kidnapping, blackmailing and held on to a ransom. However, where human lives are involved, in a life and death situation, contingencies may demand a different approach.

POKHARA, Nov 22: A woman staying at a hotel in Nagdhunga, Pokhara, has been found dead. According to the District Police Office, Kaski, Suku BK, 38, who had been working at Shila Restaurant in Nagdhunga for the past two years, and was a permanent resident of Bhimad, Tanahun, was found dead.

Couple electrocuted while fishing

November 21, 2023 10:05 am

KASKI, Nov 21: A husband and wife died due to electrocution while fishing in Pokhara.

Nepali dies in US detention center

November 17, 2023 19:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: A Nepali national in the custody of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) died at the Karnes County Immigration Processing Center (KCIPC) in Karnes City, Texas on November 13.

Train crushes man to death in Dhanusha

November 14, 2023 11:30 am

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 14: One person has died after being crushed by a train on the Janakpur-Jayanagar railway.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Rupesh Saraf, the principal of Bal Ekta English Boarding School in Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan City-6, who was wounded in a shooting, succumbed to his bullet injuries.

DHANGADI, Oct 22: On Saturday, two separate tractor accidents led to fatalities in Kailali and Bajura. According to the Sudurpaschim Province Traffic Police Office in Attariya, both incidents resulted in casualties.

JANAKI, Oct 20: An autopsy report on a tiger found dead in a community forest in Banke has been released. Ramesh Budhathoki, the Divisional Forest Officer of Banke, disclosed that the autopsy report for the tiger was received 22 days after the discovery, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A dead body of a young man was found today on Bagmati river bank near the vegetable market in Baneshwar, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-31.

CHITWAN, Oct 9: The Chitwan-based Agriculture and Forestry University has urged the government and concerned bodies to relocate the university students gone to Israel under 'agricultural study program'. It, however, said the university students were safe so far.

KIMATHANKA (SANKHUWASABHA), Sept 14: Fifteen people including seven police personnel accused of being responsible for the deaths of two inmates in the District Prison, Sankhuwasabha, have been remanded into custody for further investigation into the case.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The last rites of Constituent Assembly Chairman Subas Nembang will be held at Pashupati Aryaghat on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Nepal's political circle was shaken early Tuesday as Subash Nembang, the chairman of the Constituent Assembly and the CPN-UML vice chairman, died of a sudden heart attack. He was 70.

KATHMANDU, Sept12: The lifeless body of CPN-UML Vice Chairman Subas Nembang, who tragically succumbed to a heart attack on Monday night, will be placed in repose at the UML party headquarters in Chyasal, Lalitpur, to allow the public to pay their final respects.

KATHMANDU, September 12: Nepal's political landscape was shaken last night as Subas Nembang, the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly and the CPN-UML Vice Chairman, succumbed to a sudden heart attack.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 9: In a tragic accident on the Araniko Highway in Bhaktapur, two motorcycles collided, resulting in the immediate death of one individual.

Jeep accident claims two lives in Jumla

September 3, 2023 09:41 am

JUMLA, Sep 3: A fatal jeep accident occurred in Chhalpunera, Ward Number 4 of Kanaka Sundari Rural Municipality in Jumla, resulting in the loss of two lives.

BARA, Aug 24: The death toll in a bus accident that took place near the Churiya Mai temple of Jitpur Simara Sub-metropolis-22 in Bara in the wee hours today has reached seven.

KASKI, Aug 20: Two youths have died in a road accident that took place in Rupa rural municipality of Kaski district. The deceased have been identified as Krishna Gurung,29, and Ashok Gurung,24, of Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality-6, Lamjung.

Five killed in Mugu jeep accident

August 15, 2023 09:19 am

MUGU, Aug 15: A jeep accident that occurred in Mugu district has resulted in a loss of five lives.

CHITWAN, Aug 11: A 41-year-old man from Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-12 died of dengue fever while receiving treatment at Chitwan Medical College.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: A devastating accident occurred at the Nepal-India Jamunaha border crossing in Nepalgunj, resulting in the loss of six lives. The incident occurred when a vehicle, (UP 47 W 1217), carrying Nepali citizens from Balrampur, India, was speeding to reach the border before it closed at 10 PM.

DHANGADI, Aug 5: A man has been arrested in Kanchpur on charge of murdering his wife.

MAKWANPUR, July 31: Two people died when a motorbike (Na 57 Pa 231) en route to Hetauda from Chitwan hit a stationary truck (Na 5 Kha 7472) at Jyamire, Manahari Rural Municipality-9.

KATHMANDU, July 27: A 22-year-old girl, Anjita Bhandari, from Pokhara Metropolitan City-26 Budhi Bazar, lost her life after a mishap during a 'cannoning' expedition.

DEUKHURI, July 27: A pedestrian died after being hit by a motorcycle at Lamahi municipality-3 in Dang last night. The deceased has been identified as Santu Chaudhary,40, of Narti of Deukhuri.

CHITWAN, July 25: A youth died in a tiger attack at Kateni in Chitwan district on Monday.

PARBAT, July 16: A girl was killed while 11 others were injured in a road accident that took place in Goudamuni of Durlung in Kushma Municipality-3.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Police have arrested four persons in connection with the death of a health worker at Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Actor and model Saruk Tamrakar's untimely demise continues to reverberate through the entertainment industry, with nine days having passed since his tragic death on July 6. The lifeless body of Tamrakar was found at his residence in Ratopul, casting a pall of grief over his loved ones and fans alike.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A total of 419 people have lost their lives to lightning strikes in the past five years. Similarly, properties worth over Rs 60 million have been destroyed, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA).

One drowns in Babai river

July 5, 2023 12:02 pm

DANG, July 5: A teenager drowned in the Babai river in Dang on Tuesday.

RAUTAHAT, July 2: A mother and her daughter were found dead at Pataura of Maulapur Municipality-4 in Rautahat district on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The identities of four men and one woman who died in a jeep accident in Gorkha have been revealed.

OKHALDHUNGA, June 23: Three members of a family died after a landslide buried their house following a heavy rainfall in Okhaldhunga district last night.

CHITWAN, June 23: Altogether 109 wild animals including 22 one-horned rhinos and three tigers died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past 11 months.

KATHMANDU, June 23: At least five persons died in a road accident that occurred last night in Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality, Gorkha. Twelve others were injured in the accident.