In the text books on negotiation, the standard operating procedure dealing with hostage situations is a straight-forward refusal. One cannot be dictated by kidnapping, blackmailing and held on to a ransom. However, where human lives are involved, in a life and death situation, contingencies may demand a different approach.
POKHARA, Nov 22: A woman staying at a hotel in Nagdhunga, Pokhara, has been found dead. According to the District Police Office, Kaski, Suku BK, 38, who had been working at Shila Restaurant in Nagdhunga for the past two years, and was a permanent resident of Bhimad, Tanahun, was found dead.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: A Nepali national in the custody of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) died at the Karnes County Immigration Processing Center (KCIPC) in Karnes City, Texas on November 13.
DHANGADI, Oct 22: On Saturday, two separate tractor accidents led to fatalities in Kailali and Bajura. According to the Sudurpaschim Province Traffic Police Office in Attariya, both incidents resulted in casualties.
JANAKI, Oct 20: An autopsy report on a tiger found dead in a community forest in Banke has been released. Ramesh Budhathoki, the Divisional Forest Officer of Banke, disclosed that the autopsy report for the tiger was received 22 days after the discovery, on Thursday.
CHITWAN, Oct 9: The Chitwan-based Agriculture and Forestry University has urged the government and concerned bodies to relocate the university students gone to Israel under 'agricultural study program'. It, however, said the university students were safe so far.
KIMATHANKA (SANKHUWASABHA), Sept 14: Fifteen people including seven police personnel accused of being responsible for the deaths of two inmates in the District Prison, Sankhuwasabha, have been remanded into custody for further investigation into the case.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Nepal's political circle was shaken early Tuesday as Subash Nembang, the chairman of the Constituent Assembly and the CPN-UML vice chairman, died of a sudden heart attack. He was 70.
KATHMANDU, Sept12: The lifeless body of CPN-UML Vice Chairman Subas Nembang, who tragically succumbed to a heart attack on Monday night, will be placed in repose at the UML party headquarters in Chyasal, Lalitpur, to allow the public to pay their final respects.
KASKI, Aug 20: Two youths have died in a road accident that took place in Rupa rural municipality of Kaski district. The deceased have been identified as Krishna Gurung,29, and Ashok Gurung,24, of Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality-6, Lamjung.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: A devastating accident occurred at the Nepal-India Jamunaha border crossing in Nepalgunj, resulting in the loss of six lives. The incident occurred when a vehicle, (UP 47 W 1217), carrying Nepali citizens from Balrampur, India, was speeding to reach the border before it closed at 10 PM.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Actor and model Saruk Tamrakar's untimely demise continues to reverberate through the entertainment industry, with nine days having passed since his tragic death on July 6. The lifeless body of Tamrakar was found at his residence in Ratopul, casting a pall of grief over his loved ones and fans alike.
KATHMANDU, July 11: A total of 419 people have lost their lives to lightning strikes in the past five years. Similarly, properties worth over Rs 60 million have been destroyed, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA).
BEIJING: Cooking gas caused a massive explosion at a barbecue restaurant in northwestern China, killing 31 people and injuring seven others during national celebrations on the eve of a long holiday weekend, authorities said Thursday.
NEW DELHI, June 19: The death toll in India's northern state Uttar Pradesh and its adjoining state Bihar due to the prevailing extreme heatwave conditions rose to 98 over the past three days, local officials said Sunday.
RAMPUR, June 5: The death toll has reached four in the jeep accident that occurred at Devichhahara rural municipality-8, Satyabati Keurechheda in Palpa. The identities of the deceased have been ascertained.
June 3: At least 233 people were killed and 900 were injured when two passenger trains collided in India's Odisha state, a government official said on Saturday, making the rail accident the country's deadliest in more than a decade.
BAJHANG, May 22: A person, who was collecting Yarshagumba, died after an avalanche occurred at Dhanshera of Surma Rural Municipality-2 in Bajhang district on Sunday. The identity of the deceased has not been ascertained as yet.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Phurwa Sherpa, a resident of Sankhuwasabha, who was involved in the Nepal Army's Clean Mountain Campaign, 2023, died on the way back to the base camp after reaching atop the Sagarmatha (Mount Everest).
ARGHAKHANCHI, May 10: One more person succumbed to burn injuries he suffered during a fire at Bhumikastan Municipality in Arghakhanchi on Tuesday. With this, the death toll from the fire has reached four.