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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.