MAYVILLE, August 14: “The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York.

Woman dies in elephant attack

August 5, 2022 18:15 pm

CHITWAN, August 5: A woman was killed in an attack of a wild elephant in the Dakshinkali community forest in Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan on Friday noon.

KYIV, June 24: Ukraine became a candidate to join the European Union on Thursday, a bold geopolitical step triggered by Russia's invasion that Kyiv and Brussels hailed as an "historic moment".

BAKHMUT, Ukraine, June 21: Holed up in a bombed-out house in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian troops keep a careful accounting of their ammunition, using a door as a sort of ledger. Scrawled in chalk on the door are figures for mortar shells, smoke shells, shrapnel shells, flares.

BIRGUNJ, May 20: Locals of Birgunj Metropolitan City-27, who were participating in the victory celebration of Nepali Congress (NC), have accused CPN-UML members of attacking them on Thursday night.

LVIV, Ukraine, March 14: Russian missiles pounded a military base in western Ukraine on Sunday, killing 35 people in an attack on a facility that served as a crucial hub for cooperation between Ukraine and the NATO countries supporting its defense. The barrage marked an escalation of Moscow’s offensive and moved the fighting perilously close to the Polish border.

WASHINGTON/LVIV, Ukraine, March 9: A U.S. ban on imports of Russia's oil ratcheted up punishment for the invasion of Ukraine on Tuesday as McDonald's and Starbucks closed outlets and Moscow promised safe passage for some people to flee.

KYIV, Ukraine, March 1: Russian shelling pounded civilian targets in Ukraine’s second-largest city again Tuesday and a 40-mile convoy of tanks and other vehicles threatened the capital — tactics Ukraine’s embattled president said were designed to force him into concessions in Europe’s largest ground war in generations.

The latest on the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine:

BRUSSELS, Feb 25: European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to impose new economic sanctions on Russia, joining the United States and Britain in trying to punish President Vladimir Putin and his allies for unleashing a full-scale attack on Ukraine.

KYIV, Feb 25: The Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been captured by Russian forces, an adviser to the Ukrainian presidential office, Mykhailo Podolyak, said on Thursday.

Russia invades Ukraine

February 24, 2022 15:57 pm

MOSCOW/KYIV, Feb 24: Russian forces invaded Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday, confirming the worst fears of the West with the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two.

MOSCOW/KYIV, Feb 24: Russian forces fired missiles at several Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast on Thursday, officials and media said, after President Vladimir Putin authorised what he called a special military operation in the east.

WASHINGTON/KYIV, Feb 14: Russia could invade Ukraine at any time and might create a surprise pretext for an attack, the United States said on Sunday, as it reaffirmed a pledge to defend "every inch" of NATO territory.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 26: Cadres of the Janamat Party led by CK Raut have attacked a vehicle carrying the mayor of Harion Municipality of Sarlahi. The windshield of the vehicle was smashed in the attack and Mayor Ganesh Prasai was injured in the incident. He sustained an injury in his head while Deputy Mayor Renuka Poudel escaped unhurt.

MORANG, Oct 8: Harka Maya Dangal, 75, of Dhakal Chowk in Pathari Sanischare-3 of Morang district was attacked and looted on Wednesday afternoon by an unidentified person.

KABUL, Afghanistan, August 14: The Taliban seized a province just south of Afghanistan’s capital and launched a multi-pronged assault early Saturday on a major city in the north defended by powerful former warlords, Afghan officials said.

BURKINA FASO, June 6: The death toll from the worst militant attack in Burkina Faso in recent years has risen to 132, the government said on Saturday, after armed assailants laid siege overnight to a village in the jihadist-plagued northeast.

KATHMANDU, May 28: My name is Asmini Gurung. I have been working at the COVID-19 ICU ward of Bheri Hospital from the beginning of the first wave of the pandemic. The night shift of our duty begins at 7 PM. He ( Dilli Rawat) was in the 13 number bed of the ICU ward in the hospital. His health condition was critical from the day he was admitted to the hospital.

BURKINA FASO, May 4: Armed assailants killed around 30 people in an attack on a village in eastern Burkina Faso on Monday, four security sources said.

USA, March 24: Three were gunned down while putting in a day’s work at a Colorado supermarket. Another was a police officer who raced in to try to rescue them and others from the attack that left 10 dead.

MOGADISHU, Feb 1: Nine people died in an attack at a hotel on Sunday in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, and security forces ended the assault by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters early on Monday, a police spokesman said.

The social media battle between Urmila Matondkar and Kangana Ranaut heated up Jan. 3 when the latter launched a fresh Twitter attack on the former, indirectly questioning the legitimacy of funds that Urmila spent in buying her new office, said to cost around Rs 3 crore.

DANG, Jan 2: Four people have been injured in a wild boar attack in Dang district on Saturday.

BAGHDAD, Nov 9:  Unidentified gunmen killed at least 11 people and wounded eight others including soldiers in an attack on an Iraqi army post in western Baghdad, police sources and medics said on Monday.

Injured chairperson has been admitted to Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 29: Gunmen attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people — two guards and a policeman, according to police. Special police forces deployed to the scene of the attack and in a swift operation secured the building, killing all four gunmen.

POKHARA/TANAHUN, Jan 7: On Sunday, an eight-year-old boy Pujan Sinjali was attacked by a leopard in Aanbu Khaireni Rural Municipality-8 in Tanahun district. The boy was attacked by the leopard when he was returning home from his maternal uncle's house.

TANAHUN, Jan 6: No sooner than the sun sets, Fulmaya Nepali of Ratamata village in Tanahun shuts the doors and windows of her house. It is not the fear of thieves, but that of the leopards that roam her village as soon as it gets dark.

TRIPOLI, Jan 5: At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday, the health ministry of the Tripoli-based government said in a statement on Sunday.

NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, Nov 8: As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe rooms for workers behind barbed wire and mounds.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 30: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member and federal lawmaker Gagan Thapa said that his party strongly opposes a series of recent violent activities carried out by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Rise of intolerance

September 30, 2019 03:47 am

The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) cadres, in what seems like the nod from the government, are becoming extremely intolerant toward anyone who raises the question about misrule, corruption and irregularities. This is going to be costly for the government which is already earning notoriety for failing to govern as per the aspirations of people.

RIYADH/DUBAI/LONDON, Sept 14: Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, including the world’s biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources said had disrupted output and exports.

NC deplores attack on its cadres in Banke

September 13, 2019 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The main opposition Nepali Congress has condemned the incident of an attack on its cadres during the public awareness campaign in Banke on Thursday.

Police say a Texas man bashed New York’s Charging Bull statue with a metal object and damaged one of its horns.

AMMAN, Aug 21: Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria’s border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition’s last major stronghold, residents, rights groups and opposition sources said on Wednesday.

KABUL, August 20: A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Former crown prince Paras Shah has manhandled an on-duty policeman at Tribhuvan International Airport.

Aug 16: The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday.

SIRAHA, Aug 14: Ward chairperson of Siraha Municipality Ward No 18 Ram Sogarath Yadav has thrashed a youth of the same ward Manoj Kumar Ray, 25.

ADEN, August 1: Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed government, that killed more than 30 people according to medical and security sources.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, July 29: Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed more than 60 people in an attack on villagers leaving a funeral in northeastern Nigeria, a local official said Sunday. It was the deadliest extremist attack against civilians in the region this year.

LONDON, July 26: Mesut Ozil and Arsenal teammate Sead Kolasinac escaped unhurt after an attempted carjacking by knife-wielding attackers in North London on Thursday, British media reported.

LONDON, July 20:  Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained the second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint between Tehran and the West.

CHITWAN, July 17: A person died in the eastern part of Chitwan on Tuesday morning after being trampled by a wild elephant.

MOGADISHU, July 14: Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers. The victims included a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist.

LONDON/DUBAI, July 6: An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar.

KABUL, July 2: Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday.

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, June 15: The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea.