Former lawmaker Pangeni passes away

August 5, 2018 10:59 am

SYANGJA, Aug 5: Former lawmaker from the Nepali Congress (NC) and Syangja district chapter president of the party, Kamal Prasad Pangeni died of cardiac arrest on Sunday morning. According to family sources, Pangeni died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.

LAMJUNG, Aug 4: The Marsyangdi River has swept two boys away while the latter were swimming there near the dam of Marsyangdi Hydropower Project in Bensisahar-1 in Lamjung district on Saturday.

CAPE TOWN, Aug 1: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the ruling African National Congress must initiate a parliamentary process to enshrine in the constitution a proposed amendment, paving way for land grabs without compensation.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Veteran tourism entrepreneur Tek Chandra Pokharel passed away in Kathmandu on Monday morning. Pokharel, 84, breathed his last at Om hospital, Chabahil.

Dharan Mayor Tara Subba passes away

July 17, 2018 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, July 17: Mayor of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City Tara Subba has passed away in the capital on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Ministry of Health and Population has directed health professionals not to involve in any forms of protest.

DARCHULA, July 11: A school here was forced to postpone the exam scheduled for today after a bridge over the Naugadh River at Naugadh Rural Municipality-6 was swept away by the flood triggered by torrential rains.

MUMBAI, July 9: Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, best known for his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital.

DANG, July 3:  A man has died after being swept by a swollen river in Bangalachuli rural municipality.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 30: Lionel Messi’s last chance to add a major international title to a glittering array of personal achievements and trophies at club level almost certainly disappeared with Argentina’s elimination from the World Cup on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: ​Dr Upendra Devkota, a towering figure in the field of medicine in Nepal who was instrumental in institutionalizing neurosurgery as a distinct medical discipline in the country, died on Monday at Neuro Hospital, Bansbari. He was 65.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Senior Neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota has passed away while undergoing treatment at Neuro Hospital, Basbari on Monday. He was 63. Devkota had been suffering from gallbladder cancer.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A youth, who was swept away by swollen Lapsekhola (rivulet), has been found dead.

NEW DELHI, June 18: At last count, Telugu biographical drama Mahanati had touched the $2.5 million (Rs 17 crore) mark in the US. The Keerthy Suresh-starrer, based on the life of legendary actor Savitri, has joined the long list of Telugu films currently storming the most important overseas market for Indian cinema, historically dominated by Bollywood.

Cine artist Thapa passes away

June 13, 2018 10:54 am

KATHMANDU, June 13: Renowned cine artist Bhim Bahadur Thapa has passed away on early Wednesday. He was 92.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Himalayan Bank Limited (HBL) has awarded this year’s HBL-Daayitwa Fellowship Award-2018 to Nepali Public Service Fellows.

KATHMANDU, June 3:Former Minister for Home Affairs, Dan Bahadur Shahi, passed away this morning. He was 76.

Seti River washes away bridge

May 19, 2018 08:07 am

BAJHANG, May 18: As the Seti River washed away the wooden bridge connecting Durgathali and Thalara rural municipalities, vehicular movement has been obstructed in the region.

BHAKTAPUR May 14: Province 3 Province Assembly (PA) member Hari Sharan Lamichhane passed away this afternoon in course of treatment for brain hemorrhage at the Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal.

BUENOS AIRES, May 12: Argentinian Security Minister Patricia Bullrich and the Russian ambassador to the country, Viktor Koronelli, have signed a cooperation agreement in Buenos Aires to help prevent the presence of hooligans of the South American country at the World Cup.

BAJHANG, May 3: Three people were feared kill in a jeep accident at Jayaprithvi Nagar Municipality-7, seven kilometers west of district headquarters Chainpur.

A home away from home

April 20, 2018 09:46 am

As much as you want to, you simply cannot take your pets with you everywhere you go. Say, you have a wedding to attend that requires you to go out of town for a few days or you are going away on a vacation and can’t take them along? Yes, leaving them with a caretaker or your family or friends is always an option but sometimes caretakers aren’t available and you don’t want to trouble your loved ones. This is when Paws, Play and Stay can be of great help.

Former lawmaker Bhetwal passes away

April 4, 2018 18:08 pm

CHITWAN, April 4: CPN (UML)'s central audit committee member and former lawmaker Jagrit Prasad Bhetwal of Rapti Municipality-4, Chitwan passed away today.

Former lawmaker Bhetwal passes away

April 4, 2018 15:37 pm

RATNANAGAR, Chitwan, April 4: CPN (UML)'s central audit commission member and former lawmaker Jagrit Prasad Bhetwal of Rapti Municipality-4, Chitwan passed away today.

ROLPA, April 1: With the country, gradually adopting federal, local units are getting vibrant. People, including many new faces, are starting new businesses and making new transactions.

NC leader Khadka passes away

March 30, 2018 18:32 pm

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former minister Khum Bahadur Khadha passed away on Friday while receiving treatment in New Delhi, India.

RAMPUR, March 15: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Palpa district working committee member and a journalist serving Radio Muktinath, Churamani Neupane, passed away.

Former TU VC Sharma passes away

March 15, 2018 09:31 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: Former Vice ChancVice-Chancellorvan University (TU) and Former Director of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Prof Dr Govinda Sharma passed away on Wednesday night. He was 75.

Getting away from the chaos of life

March 15, 2018 08:52 am

Getting away from the chaos of life Thinking of the memories that we had Life seems to be beautiful

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Nearly an hour of 20-year-old Jenish Shrestha's day is spent on speaking to his friends over the phone.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.

NEW DELHI, Feb 28: Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati today breathed his last in Chennai hospital.

Souls of My City: Home away from home

February 14, 2018 11:54 am

“Everybody here is so friendly that it feels like home,” says Sanjay Thakur. He is a 28-year-old barber from Bihar, India and he currently lives in Nardevi, Kathmandu.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 14: Democracy fighter Leela Bahadur Pandit passed away at his house at Sudal here on Tuesday night.

Senior journalist Thapa passes away

January 16, 2018 14:42 pm

INARUWA, Jan 16: Senior journalist of Sunsari, Damber Bahadur Thapa, passed away at his residence at Inaruwa-6 this morning. He was 71.

Educationist Dr Pokharel passes away

January 7, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away today. He was 67.

Celebs who passed away in 2017

December 31, 2017 09:33 am

This year claimed the lives of many talented individuals from the world of Nepali cinema, literature and others, creating a void that can never be filled. Here is the list of some of the Nepali celebrities who passed away in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Norvic hospital has confirmed the death of Prakash Dahal due to cardiac arrest. Prakash is the son of former Prime Minister and current UCPN Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Kriti Nidhi Bista, a three-time prime minister remembered for his life-long stand for national interests and clean public image, passed away on Saturday. He was 91

Former PM Bista passes away

November 11, 2017 12:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Former Prime Minister Kirti Nidhi Bista has passed away on Saturday. He was 90.

Sam sings heartbreak away in new album

November 5, 2017 11:23 am

LONDON, Nov 4: At only 25, British soul singer Sam Smith has already brought the music world to his feet.

CHITWAN, Oct 23: Bodies of siblings Chandraman Shrestha and Raj Kumar Shrestha from Butwal Sub metropolis-15, Rupandehi who had gone missing in course of taking bath at Devghatdham, the confluence of Narayani and Kaligandaki rivers last Thursday, have been retrieved.

Seven-year-old swept away by river

October 20, 2017 16:02 pm

NUWAKOT, Oct 20: A seven-year-old boy has drowned after he was swept away while swimming in the local Tadi khola (stream).

MELBOURNE, Oct 9: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams.

NEW DELHI, Oct 8: Famed Hindi film director Kundan Shah passed away at his Mumbai residence on Friday night, after suffering a heart attack. He was 69.

GAUR, Oct 3: Two people died and three are missing after being swept  away by Lakhandehi River while they were crossing the river. They were returning from Lalbandhi municipality-2, after receiving dashain tika.

BHOJPUR, September 11: A person has died after being swept away by a swollen river, locally known as Keureni rivulet, in Uttari Shadananda Municipality-7.

Former CAN Prez Shah passes away

September 7, 2017 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Former President of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Jay Kumar Nath Shah, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 90.

KATHMANDU, September 6: The former president of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Jay Kumar Nath Shah, passed away this morning at the age of 89 years. The longest serving president of CAN also served as the vice-president of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in the past.

NEW YORK, September 2:  Maria Sharapova doesn’t care where she plays at the U.S. Open, only that she’s still playing.