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.

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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.

OUAGADOUGOU, June 11: Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 others in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said in a statement.

TANAHU, June 9: Pushpa Adhikari, a nine-year-old girl of Bhanu Municipality-2, has been killed in a leopard attack on Friday evening. According to police, the child was attacked in the backyard of her own house when she was playing.

KAWASAKI, JAPAN, May 28: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself, officials and media said.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 15: Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its live streaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand.

KABUL, May 5: At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said on Sunday.

COLOMBO, April 28: Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as security concerns remained high a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 in churches and hotels across the island nation.

COLOMBO, April 23: Sri Lankans woke to emergency law on Tuesday as authorities searched for those behind suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 290 people at the weekend, with the focus turning to militants with links to foreign groups.

BEIRUT, April 20: Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday.

TOKYO, March 31: North Korea said Sunday it wants an investigation into an attack on its embassy in Spain last month, calling it a “grave terrorist attack” and an act of extortion that violates international law.

DAKAR, March 27: The death toll from Saturday’s attack by unknown gunmen on villagers in central Mali has risen to 157, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, confirming it as one of the worst recent atrocities in a country beset by ethnic violence.

Arson attack at Ncell tower

February 23, 2019 10:34 am

KANCHANPUR, Feb 23: Ncell Company's mobile tower at Asaina of Shuklaphanta municipality-4 in Kanchanpur district came under arson attack last night.

FNJ condemns attack on journalist

February 12, 2019 19:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Federation of Nepali Journalists has condemned the attack against Radio Sarlahi Station Manager Som Diyali.

DUBAI, Feb 2: One person was killed and five wounded in an attack on a paramilitary Basij base in southeastern Iran, state television reported on Saturday.

SYANGJA, Dec 15: District Police Office, Syangja on Friday arrested four individuals on the charge of attacking police and vandalizing a police station in the district.

TANAHUN, Dec 3: The locals of Bhanu Municipality in Tanahun have been terrorized by a man-eater leopard, which has mauled two minors in the last 17 days.

DAMASCUS, Nov 25: At least 50 civilians were being treated Saturday following a suspected poison gas attack by Syrian rebel groups on the government-held Aleppo city in the country’s north, according to reports in Syrian state media.

KARACHI, Pakistan, Nov 23: Three gunmen stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense, hour-long shootout during which two police officers and all the assailants were killed, officials said.

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 : Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks.

Over 15 injured in jackal attack

November 11, 2018 12:10 pm

Betrawati, Nov 11: A jackal that strayed from nearby forest into the human settlement at Likhu rural municipality of Nuwakot bit over 15 people, leaving them injured.

PITTSBURGH, Oct 28:  A gunman who’s believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history.

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BAJURA, Oct 7: An unidentified group has attacked Chief Administrative Officer of Badimalika Municipality on Saturday night. Trilok Chandra was attacked on Saturday night at 10 pm.

TEHRAN, Sept 23: Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade.

TEHRAN, Sept 22: Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at least 24 people and wounding 53 others, local media reported.

NAIROBI, Sept 10: At least six people were killed on Monday in al Shabaab attack on a local government building in Somalia’s capital, the director of an ambulance service and a Reuters witness said.

CARACAS, Aug 6: Authorities detained six people suspected of using explosives-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday, in what one witness described as a terrifying attack that shook her apartment building.

CARACAS, Aug 5: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said.

SAUDI ARABIA, July 26: Saudi Arabia is temporarily halting oil shipments through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, the country’s energy minister has said. It follows a Houthi attack on a Saudi oil tanker off Yemen’s western coast.

TOKYO, July 26:  The last six members of a Japanese doomsday cult who remained on death row were executed Thursday for a series of crimes in the 1990s including a sarin gas attack on Tokyo subways that killed 13 people.

QUETTA, July 25: An earlier report said at least one person had been killed and three injured during an altercation among PTI supporters, in which gunfire was exchanged.