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KATHMANDU, May 21: Members of the House of Representatives have demanded the government carry out a fair probe into an incident ended in the killings of nine people in Panchthar last night and find out the guilty.

CASTLE ROCK, May 9: Two teenage students accused of fatally shooting one classmate and wounding eight in a suburban Denver school made separate court appearances on Wednesday, a day after their arrest on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

DHADING, April 29: Eight days since the suspicious death of a woman in Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-4 of Dhadhing, family members have filed a complaint accusing her in-laws of murdering the woman for dowry.

ITAHARI, April 26: Two days ago, 25-year-old Mukesh Rishidev of Chandwel, Inaruwa-7,  was murdered with a sharp weapon at his own home. Police have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators. According to police, the culprits had ripped off his head.

BIRATNAGAR, April 24: A protest staged by locals demanding stern action against the perpetrator involved in the alleged murder of a woman in Pathari Sanischare of Morang a few days ago took a violent turn on Tuesday.

NEPALGUNJ, April 18: Family members of a woman who was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Sunday have staged protests in Nepalgunj accusing a local politician of attempting to protect the ‘murderer’.

Prosecutors on Thursday filed charges of murder and attempted murder against Eric Holder, the man accused of killing South L.A.Grammy nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 1: Early on a February morning last year, a balding man in a gray suit entered Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check in for his flight to Macau. Moments later, his killers struck.

GAIGHAT, March 28: The District Court Udayapur has convicted two teenage boys of rape and murder of a minor and slapped life imprisonment on them.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The Kanchanpur District Court has ordered former SP Dilli Raj Bista to pay Rs. 1.5 million in bail amount. Bista is one of the eight police officers who allegedly destroyed evidence of Nirmala Panta’s brutal rape and murder last year.

KANCHANPUR, March 19: A week after the Kanchanpur District Court issued a warrant against Dilli Bista and Angur GC, Bista, the then Superintendent of Police at District Police Office, Kanchanpur, has presented himself before the court.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The District Court of Kanchanpur has issued a 35 days warrant to the then SP Dilli Bista and DSP of Central Investigation Bureau, Angur GC to be present before the court after the duo ignored the court’s order to record their statement.

Nirmala Panta's parents call off sit-in

February 23, 2019 10:36 am

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 23: The parents of Nirmala Panta of Bhimdattanagar municipality-2, who had been staging a sit-in for long, demanding action against the culprits behind the rape and murder of their daughter, have called off the sit-in.

JANAKPUR, Feb 21: With the arrest of twenty-two-year-old Niraj Garja Magar by Dhanusha Police on Wednesday in connection with the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl, lawmakers of the province have demanded further investigation into the issue.

UDAYAPUR, Feb 21: Police on Tuesday arrested a young man from Lamichaur for allegedly murdering a woman of Chaudandigadhi Municipality-7 some ten days ago.

RUKUM, Feb 20: Police have arrested a woman and a man on the charge of burying their child alive after delivery in Salyan district.

ITAHARI, Feb 15: Police on Friday arrested a man on the charge of murdering an elderly of Ramdhuni in Sunsari district four days ago.

PORTLAND, Jan 21: A rural Oregon man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff’s deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) condemned the 'killing' of media-person Manohar Dhakal.

Missing girl found dead

January 9, 2019 11:51 am

NAWALPARASI, Jan 9: A girl who had gone missing in Nawalparasi-west for the past 10 days was found dead in Gandak canal.

School promoter slain for Rs 3,000

January 1, 2019 20:03 pm

SARLAHI, Jan 1: It has been revealed that a school promoter has been murdered for just Rs 3,000 at Barhathwa in the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: As a Tribute to late Sunny Khuna and fundraising  for critically injured Arjun Bhadra and Surendra Deuba during the clash against Nirmala Panta rape and murder case on August 24 in Kanchanpur, the music event entitled ‘Lest We Forget Kanchanpur Diaries’ will be held on Saturday.

TANAHUN, Dec 19: Police have arrested a woman on the charge of murdering her own newborn at Dordor in Bhanu municipality in the district.

HETAUDA, Dec 16: The District Police Office (DPO), Hetauda, has arrested a 25-year-old Indian national in connection with the murder of his daughter and wife some two weeks ago.

DAMAK, Dec 15: Of late, there has been a marked rise in murder, kidnapping and robbery among other crimes along the Nepal-India border in Jhapa district. Taking advantage of the open border, criminals find it convenient to cross over to India after committing crime in Nepal.

CARACAS, Dec 13: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused US National Security Advisor John Bolton of preparing a plot to murder him, and also has called out Colombian leader Ivan Duque as Bolton’s accomplice.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepal Police chief Sarbendra Khanal has said that he is ready to give up his uniform if any lapses are found on his part during the investigation into the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 10: "Sorrow is not necessarily reflected just in shedding tears. My heart aches with pain every second of the day," laments Durgadevi Panta, mother of thirteen-year-old Nirmala of Bhimdatta Municipality who was raped and subsequently murdered four months ago. As it has been a long time since she has been pleading for justice for her daughter, her eyes have dried up.

MELBOURNE, Dec 9: New Zealand police said on Sunday that they believe they found the body of a missing 22-year-old British woman after charging a 26-year-old man with her murder.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 9: Police officials have claimed that they are close to solving the case of rape and murder of Nirmala Panta in Kanchanpur following the arrest of two suspects -- Pradeep Rawal and Bishal Chaudhary.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The civil society continued to protest against the government's inability to give justice to Nirmala Panta. Today, the civil society chanted slogans against the government as they demonstrated at New Baneshwor.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: CIB has resumed recording of an 18-year-old for his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of Nirmal Panta, DIG and chief of Central Investigation Bureau, Niraj Shah said. The accused's DNA report is yet to come. The 18-year old's DNA was sent for inspection on Monday.

DALLAS, Dec 6: A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Students of Pulchowk Engineering College demonstrated a protest against the government demanding justice for Nirmala Pant.

Girl's body found in Tikapur

November 30, 2018 11:31 am

TIKAPUR, Nov 30: A body of a girl has been found at Tikapur municipality-1 near Debu rice mill.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Prayas Kunwar, an eight-year-old, who was had gone missing since Tuesday evening from Gongabu in Kathmandu was found murdered at nearby Mhypi on Thursday afternoon.

Nov 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 26, 2018 18:00 pm

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DHANGADHI, Nov 26: Yagyaraj Pant, the father of rape and murder victim Nirmala, was brought to Kathmandu on Sunday for treatment after he showed signs of 'mental illness' within days of starting an indefinite sit-in, demanding justice for his daughter. However, the journey to bring him to the capital was fraught with difficulties and struggles.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 25: Yagyaraj Panta, who has been staging a sit-in in Dhangadhi, demanding justice for his daughter Nirmala who was raped and murdered in Kanchanpur in July, was taken to Kathmandu for treatment, Saturday.

Nov 24: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 24, 2018 18:00 pm

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NIAMEY, Nov 24: Armed men kidnapped 15 girls overnight in southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A video that is now going viral on social media clearly shows that Yagya Raj Pant, the father of late Nirmala Panta, has developed mental health disorder amid hours-long sit-in.

ITAHARI, Nov 24:  The police haven't been able to nab the killers of Mohammad Fida Hussain of Duhabi-9, Sonapur, even two days after the gruesome murder.

KANCHANPUR, nov 23: It's been nearly four months since 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta Municipality-2 in Kanchanpur district was raped and murdered, but police has not been able to identify the culprits and bring them to justice yet forcing her parents to stage sit-in.

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 23: After issuing a statement standing by Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, President Trump told reporters that “the world should be held accountable” for the writer’s killing.

ITAHARI, Nov 22: An unidentified gang gunned down a brick kiln supervisor in Duhabi Municipality-9 of Sunsari while he was out on regular morning walk. The incident happened at around 6:30 am on Wednesday morning.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Nov 21: Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker Gagan Thapa has alleged that the government was not serious regarding in finding the perpetrators of the ‘rape and subsequent murder’ of Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl from Bhimduttanagar Municipality-2, Kanchanpur district.

Eleventh-grader invents anti-rape machine

November 18, 2018 15:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Arjun BK, an 11th-grade student of St. Xaviers College is interested in science and technology. BK recently participated in the Third Youth Scientific convention and came up with an anti-rape machine.

Man murders wife and son

November 18, 2018 12:11 pm

WEST RUKUM, Nov 18: A 49-year-old man has murdered his wife and son at Triveni Rural Municipality-1 in Rukum district at 2:00 am today. According to District Police Office, West Rukum, Satta Bahadur Budha murdered his wife Indra Kala Budha, 42, and son Swyam Prakash Budha, 11.