MALDIVES, May 8: The Maldives speaker of parliament and former president, Mohamed Nasheed, was in critical care on Friday after being severely wounded in a bomb blast outside his home, hospital authorities said, in what police are treating as a terrorist attack.

HAVANA, July 28: Mailen Diaz Almaguer, 19, was initially one of three female survivors of the accident in which a Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take-off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.The sole survivor of the air crash that killed 112 people in Cuba in May remains in "critical condition" and is being constantly monitored, doctors report.

KATHMANDU, July 19: *The condition of a police constable, who sustained injuries in a cash with demonstrators in Jumla on Tuesday, is out danger.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 21: Shortage of drinking water during the dry season has started taking a toll on the lives of the people of Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Prakash Dahal, the son of Maoist-UCPN Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has been hospitalized at Norvic Hospital on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16:  The condition of Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) who is on a fast-unto-death since October 5 demanding reforms in medical education, has been deteriorating to a critical stage on the 11th day of the hunger strike on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 4: On the 12th day of his latest fast-unto-death, the condition of Dr Govinda KC, professor and senior orthopedic surgeon at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), is said to be critical and getting worse.

BEIJING, July 10: The hospital treating ailing Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo says his condition is now critical and doctors are in "active rescue" mode for China's best-known political prisoner.

KAVRE, June 4: 35 passengers were in injured in a bus accident that took place on Sunday morning in Tinpiple of Kavre district. Of the injured, 2 sustained critical injuries. The injured have rushed to hospital for treatment.

BAITADI, May 23: As many as 14 persons were injured following a jeep accident on Monday evening along the Dasharath Chand Highway.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Ang Rita Sherpa -- popularly known as 'Himchituwa' (snow leopard) for his 10 Everest ascents without supplemental oxygen -- is in a critical condition following a brain stroke.

DADELDHURA, Jan 8: At least 33 Nepal Army (NA) personnel were injured when a truck met with an accident in the district on Sunday. Three of them are in critical condition.

RUKUM, Jan 2: At least four persons were injured when a jeep fell 500 meters below the road towards the Sanobheri river at Gilbang of Syalapakha, Rukum on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Most of the hospitals outside Kathmandu lack modern facilities, with intensive care units (ICU), trained health workers and equipment concentrated disproportionately in the capital city.

The life of the leader of Tamil Nadu hung in the balance on Monday after she went into cardiac arrest, drawing large crowds to the hospital where doctors were fighting to save the hugely popular former actress.

LONDON, Oct 18: Manchester City achieved its second profit under its Abu Dhabi owners prior to a bout of heavy spending on players in the offseason which is aimed at title challenges in England and Europe.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Health condition of Ganga Maya, the widow of late Nanda Prasad Adhikari, who has been on fast-unto-death since the last 31 days is critical but stable, doctors attending to her said.

ATLANTIC CITY, Sept 4: A police officer remains critically injured and a suspect is dead after two officers saw a robbery being committed outside an Atlantic City casino garage and exchanged gunfire.