With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match, the London native ranked with The Who’s Keith Moon and Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham as the embodiment of musical and personal fury. Using twin bass drums, Baker fashioned a pounding, poly-rhythmic style uncommonly swift and heavy that inspired and intimidated countless musicians.

Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like “Just What I Needed,” was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.

CHITWAN, Aug 30: A male rhino has died in the Chitwan National Park. It was found dead in the Rapti buffer zone community forest in Meghauli area under the park.

KATHMANDU, August 20: A government employee was found dead at Singha Durbar, the central administrative secretariat of the country.

Veteran litterateur Dixit no more

August 15, 2019 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, August 15: Veteran litterateur and winner of Madan Puraskar Madan Mani Dixit passed away today morning. Dixit was an eminent novelist. He was born on February 17, 1923, in Kathmandu.

Missing workers found dead

August 10, 2019 17:20 pm

DHADING, Aug 10: Two workers who had gone missing after getting trapped into a deep pit created by an excavator during illegal quarrying of river products have been found dead.

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, July 30: A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, the latest deadly clash as Brazil’s government struggles to control the country’s overcrowded jails.

NEW YORK, July 28: Gunfire at a large, outdoor event in Brooklyn killed one man and injured at least 11 others late Saturday night, police said.

INARUWA, July 22: The body of an Indian national was found with his throat slit nearby Ram Janaki Temple at Devangunj Rural Municipality-2 in Sunsari district today morning.

DHANGADHI, July 20: On Thursday evening, Ram Singh and Laxman Serela, cadres of the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand's outfit, entered the Neelam Hotel, an eatery, near Sahidgate in Dhangadhi.

JANAKPUR, July 10: Pinky Kumari Yadav, 14, of Sabaila Rural Municipality-1, Dhanusha, died under mysterious circumstances on Monday evening.

HONG KONG, July 9: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”.

KHOTANG, July 9: An inmate was found hanging in the toilet of District Prison, Khotang on Sunday evening.

HONOLULU, June 22: Nine people on board a twin-engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Tension ran high at Bouddha-based Samata Hospital after a woman found hanging using a rope at the hospital premises on Tuesday morning.

BIRGUNJ, May 30: An eight-year-old child from Pragatinagar in Birgunj Metropolitan City-3 who was abducted last Friday was found dead on Wednesday morning.

Two dead bodies found

May 7, 2019 10:39 am

BALEWA, May 7: Two dead bodies were found, one in Badigad rural municipality and another in Jaimini municipality in Baglung district, police confirmed. The dead body of Bam Bahadur Gharti of Tamankhola rural municipality-2, Baglung was found decomposed in the forest of Badigad rural municipality-8.

DENVER, April 18: An 18-year-old Florida woman infatuated with the Columbine massacre was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Colorado on Wednesday after she touched off an extensive manhunt by making a “pilgrimage” to the state days before the 20th anniversary of the 1999 school shooting.

Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaring loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go Trippin’” earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81.

Infant drowns in water-filled pit

March 18, 2019 02:30 am

KHOTANG, March 18: A minor died after drowning in a water-filled pit along the Mahure-Foksingtar road section of Khotang on Saturday.

TAPLEJUNG, March 17: On June 16, 2001, Abirman Rai, vice-chairperson of then Yamphudin VDC lost his wife. Immediately after delivering their daughter, his wife Phulmaya succumbed to the labor pain.

KATHMANDU, March 13: A girl died while undergoing treatment while her lover and her sister have turned ill after a group suicide attempt in Parsa on Sunday evening.

CONGO, March 10: Heavily armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of eastern Congo’s deadly outbreak on Saturday, with one police officer killed and health workers injured, authorities said, while frightened patients waited in isolation rooms for the gunfire to end.

Youth shot dead

March 3, 2019 10:33 am

SARLAHI, March 3: A youth was shot dead by an unidentified group in Sarlahi district headquarters Malangawa last night. Manoj Yadav,31, of Malangawa municipality-8 died in the incident, according to District Police Office, Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Home Minister Ram Bahadur has visited Medi CitiHospital in Lalitpur to take the stock of those injured in Friday’s bomb explosion at Nakhu.

Teenage girl found hanging in Bhaktapur

February 19, 2019 16:57 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 19: A teenage girl has been found dead in the district on Tuesday.

Male leopard found dead in Bhanu

February 12, 2019 02:51 am

TANAHUN, Feb 11: Officials of the Division Forest Office (DFO) on Monday recovered the dead body of a male leopard in a forest of Bhanu Municipality-4.

BAJURA, Jan 10: A mother and her two sons died of suffocation and burns after menstruation shed where they were sleeping caught fire on Tuesday night at Budinanda Municipality-9 of Bajura district. She had lit the fire inside the shed to keep warm before going to bed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19 : A scooter rider succumbed to injury he sustained when his scooter collided with a pick-up van at Tilingatar in Kathmandu today morning.

MALAYSIA, Dec 11: One Nepali migrant worker a day dies in Malaysia, according to statistics provided by the Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia.

Motorcycle-hit claims pedestrian

December 6, 2018 14:33 pm

PALPA, Dec 6: A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a motorcycle at Damakada in Tansen Municipality-9 on Thursday.

Youth found unconscious dies

December 5, 2018 18:39 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 5: A youth, who was found in a state of unconscious in an inner road of Kaushaltar in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, has passed away.

SAN PEDRO SULA, Hondurasm, Dec 4: Haydee Posadas had waited eight years for her son to come home. On the last night of her long vigil, she was too agitated to sleep.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 28: Two children have been found dead in a hotel room at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality-2, Lukla of Solukhumbu on Tuesday. The circumstances of their death remain unknown.

Nepali worker dies in Malaysia

November 16, 2018 14:18 pm

DARCHULA, Nov 16: Tara Singh Dhami, 35, of Malikarjun rural municipality-3 has died in Malaysia. Dhami was found dead near a hotel at 4 am on Thursday, Dhami’s family sources said. He had gone to Malaysia on foreign employment three years back.

BAITADI, Nov 14: A teenage boy died while three others sustained serious injuries after they fell off a cliff at Dudai in the district on Tuesday night.

Malaysian backpacker killed

November 12, 2018 18:04 pm

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 12: A Malaysian backpacker has died at Dingboche of Khumbu-Pasang Lhamu rural municipality-4 in Solukhumbu district. The District Police Office has identified the deceased as 43-year-old Wong Benadi.

Bus helper found dead

November 9, 2018 19:08 pm

DHANGADHI, Nov 9: A man was found dead in a suspicious circumstance at a bus stand in Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City-4 on Friday.

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 22: A microbus hit an elderly man to death at Jandole of Sabaran Rural Municipality-1 in Saikrishna Saptari district today.

Two killed in accident

October 17, 2018 16:32 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 17: Two people were killed and five others injured in a road accident at Kurintar of Icchakamana rural municipality-5 today afternoon.

Child killed in road accident

October 16, 2018 16:33 pm

RUKUM PASCHIM, Oct 16: A child has been killed and two other people sustained injuries in a vehicle accident occurred at Salle, Musikot municipality-1, Rukum Paschim, today.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 7: At least six people lost their lives while 17 others sustained injuries when a microbus collided head-on with a truck near Muguwa River of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-2 in Banke district on Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Two 'gamblers' died as they jumped off the second floor of a 'gambling den' in their attempt to avoid arrest by police during a search and arrest operation by the Metropolitan Police Range Office in Mulpani on Friday at 9:30 pm.

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MARYLAND, Sept 20: Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18: 15 men, including mostly Nepali, have died due to the suspected alcohol poisoning in Malaysia.

WILSON, N.C. Sept 16: Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising.

Elderly woman found dead

September 15, 2018 15:10 pm

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 15: An elderly woman was found dead at Ultakham in Bhimdatta municipality-2 on Saturday morning.

Missing man found dead

September 14, 2018 13:26 pm

PALPA, Sept 14: A body was found near garbage disposal area of Tansen United Mission Hospital. Sunil Chhetri, 39, of Tansen municipality, Mission Tole, was found dead, 100 meters ahead of the hospital premises on Friday morning.

LONDON, Sept 12:  Fenella Fielding, a British actress who was the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of the “Carry On” comedies, has died. She was 90.