NEW YORK, Aug 13: Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him because of his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso onstage at a lecture in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said.
KATHMANDU, June 19: An attempt to make a physical assault against the Deputy Mayor of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City Kishori Shah was foiled on Sunday. However, a woman who had come to the municipality to hand over the memorandum was able to target her with slippers.
LAMAHI, Nov 16: A Police Constable was attacked by khukuri in Dang on Friday.
Police Constable Chandra Prakash Oli, posted at Area Police Office, Khitalpur, was attacked when he had gone to settle the dispute between the two groups at Shantinagar rural municipality-2.
DOLPA, May 6: A man here allegedly beat his wife for not giving birth to a son. Kumar Shahi of Jufal-7 in Thulibheri Municipality-7 attacked his spouse Bisara Rokaya with a sharp weapon, leaving her seriously injured, threatening to expel her from the house for not having son. The incident happened on May 4.
NAWALPARASI, Nov 25: A bomb targeting two Nepali Congress candidates exploded at Hupsekot-5. Those targeted were Bisnu Lamichhane and Bisnu Kumar Karki, candidates for Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives elections.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept 24: The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) canceled all scheduled matches on Sunday after the country’s referees decided they would refuse to officiate further due to increasing violence.
BEIRUT, April 27: Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near the Damascus International Airport that shook the capital from the force of the blasts.
The attack on ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the sets of his upcoming film Padmavati in Jaipur by activists of a Rajput organisation has left many fraternity members “appalled”. They have demanded a strong action by the government.
Actor Jamie Foxx was assaulted while having dinner at a restaurant when a patron approached his table and complained to him and his friends about being too loud. They were later thrown out of the restaurant.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the party cadres to defend the government and party, which, he said, are being attacked from all quarters.