DAILEKH, March 27: Hira Thapa Magar, 28, of Lekcha in Dungeshwar Rural Municipality-3 attempted mass suicide along with her children on Thursday morning. First, she killed her 3-year-old son Umesh Thapa by hanging him by a piece of cloth. Shortly afterwards, she and her daughter jumped into the Lekcha River near her home and attempted suicide. However, her 9-year-old daughter managed to save herself by escaping from her mother's grip.

DHADING, Jan 18: On Friday, it was the rice feeding ceremony of the six-month old youngest son of Binaya Lamichhane and Jamuna Regmi Lamichhane. The Lamichhane couple - locals of Thankot, Chandragiri Municipality of Kathmandu - had another son, aged two. The two children are missing after the couple attempted suicide along with them on Thursday evening by diving into the Trishuli River at Benighat area of Dhading district. While Jamuna's dead body has been recovered, Binaya was saved by the locals.