SEOUL, Dec 30: South Korean authorities scrambled to contain a cluster of coronavirus infections in a Seoul prison as inmates waved signs through barred windows pleading for help, while the U.S. military got South Korea’s nod to vaccinate South Korean troops.
NEW DELHI, Dec 19: India’s coronavirus cases have crossed 10 million with new infections dipping to their lowest levels in three months, as the country prepares for a massive COVID-19 vaccination in the new year.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 2: Mexico racked up a record number of new confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, registering more than 9,000 daily cases for the first time and passing the previous peak for the second day running, official data showed.
New York, July 12: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 3,173,212 cases of coronavirus as of Friday, an increase of 66,281 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 811 to 133,666.
MUMBAI/GUWAHATI, India, July 2: India’s coronavirus infections surpassed 600,000 on Thursday, with 17,834 deaths, as authorities battled to contain the pandemic while easing lockdown rules, officials and the health ministry said.
NEW DELHI, June 27: India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.
NEW DELHI, April 23: South Asia’s coronavirus infections have crossed 37,000, with more than half in India, official data showed on Thursday, complicating the task of governments looking to scale back lockdowns that have destroyed the livelihoods of millions.
Kathmandu, Aug 13: The theft cases have increased in the country lately. Police Headquarters shared the information that police filed theft cases against a total of 2,646 persons in the last fiscal year.
SURKHET, March 31: District Police Office here has registered 64 cases related to drug trafficking and drug abuse combined in the recent eight months. The District Police arrested 109 persons- 14 women and 95 men- in this connection and initiated investigation for the action.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: While Nepal Police claims that kidnapping cases have declined over the last few years due to increased police vigilance, data maintained by Nepal Police itself show that kidnapping cases increased by 29 percent in last fiscal year compared to the year earlier.
CARACAS, July 31: The Indian government decided to frame a scheme to set up an "appropriate" number of fast-track courts to try rape cases across the country's states. India is planning to implement over 1,000 'fast-track special courts' for swift justice in cases related to the rape of children and women, according to the law ministry's statement.
TULSIPUR, July 22: The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.
SURKHET, July 14: A 15-year-old girl from Barahatal Rural Municipality of Surkhet was gang raped on June 16 while she was in Chhaugoth (menstruation hut). Three young boys raped her at around half past ten. Her family members came to know about it only in the morning. The girl who was found unconscious at the shed is still receiving treatment at a local hospital of Kalagaun. The accused Janak Sharma, Chetan Giri and Padam Giri are in police custody as the case in under investigation.
WASHINGTON, June 25: President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to “break into” the country.
BHAKTAPUR, April 5: Rape cases are rampant in Bhaktapur district. Data published by the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, shows that 58 rape and 25 attempted rape cases occurred in the past three years in the district.
KATHMANDU, April 5: A surprise inspection carried out by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that police offices in Kathmandu Valley are in a shabby state when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.
NEPALGUNJ, April 3: Since the last few months, repeated cases of rapes of minors, young girls and women have rocked the whole nation. From school-going girls to working and household women, no one has been spared from the hands of some lecherous men.
UNITED NATIONS, March 8: The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women says the global spotlight on sexual harassment and abuse and the punishment of some powerful men who had been “untouchable” is an important moment — but it’s just “a tip of an iceberg.”
REPUBLICA (KATHMANDU): National Network of Families of Disappeared and Missing Nepal, an organization of families of the victims of enforced disappearances, have threatened to launch protests to pressure the government into formulating necessary laws to criminalize conflict-era torture and enforced disappearances.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Between 400 to 500 persons rush to the state-owned Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku of Kathmandu daily after being bitten by dogs or other animals in the Kathmandu Valley. Ninety two percent of rabies cases belong to dog bites, according to health officials.
ROLPA, Jan 31: Of late, Ropa district is seeing an unprecedented rise in the number of child marriages. Although no official data has been maintained, it is estimated that around 41 percent of the total marriages in the district are child marriage.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the concerned sides to furnish written response within seven days in the petition registered claiming foul play in vote counting of the recently held polls.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Had the Supreme Court given due priority to settling high-profile corruption cases pending with it for years, NC rebel candidate Govinda Raj Joshi might not have filed as an independent for the parliamentary election from Tanahun constituency 1 on Tuesday.
DHADING, Oct 6: Cases of dengue infection have steadily gone up in Dhading since the past two weeks. As of now, 27 cases of dengue have been detected in the district by local clinics and the district hospital.