Man dies in mishap involving electric saw

February 11, 2024 14:22 pm

MALEKHU, Feb 11: A person died after being injured while cutting wood with an electric saw in Dhading district on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: A tragic landslide in Sigre, Bagmati Rural Municipality-5 of Makwanpur, has resulted in the loss of one life, while six individuals including three children, remain missing.

'Star Wars' actor Andrew Jack has died from COVID-19 related health complications on Tuesday, reported Deadline.

Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and later to moviegoers everywhere when he played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 90.

Actor Robert Conrad who marked his identity with the widely popular 1960s television series 'The Wild Wild West' and 'Hawaiian Eye' passed away on Saturday. He was 84.

Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.

Terry Jones, one of the British Monty Python comedy team and director of religious satire “Life of Brian”, has died at the age of 77 after a long battle with dementia, his family said on Wednesday.

Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, who helped transform the stodgy reputation of British food, has died aged 59 with his wife Jennie by his side, his family said Wednesday.

BARDIYA, Nov 6: A person has died here on Wednesday morning while clearing encroached structures in course of road expansion.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Three persons died on the spot when a bus met with an accident at Shankharapur municipality in Kathmandu on Thursday.

PANCHTHAR, Oct 8: Two inmates of the District Prison Panchthar have died and two others have been taken seriously ill after consuming pork. They were taken to the District Hospital on Monday.

ALGIERS, Algeria, Sept 24: Eight newborns were killed Tuesday in a fire in the maternity wing of an Algerian hospital near the border with Tunisia, authorities said.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 9: Roop Kumari Bohara, 22, of Tripurasundari-1, Dolpa died on Wednesday due to delivery-related complications.

Three die after drowning in a pond

July 21, 2019 22:15 pm

DANG, July 21: Three girls died after drowning in a pond on Sunday evening. The pond was constructed for irrigation purposes.

SARLAHI, April 12: Two minor girls were found dead in a water-filled pit dug by a brick factory in Harion Municipality-4, of Sarlahi district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: As many as 13 inmates have died in the central jail of Nepal during the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A Japanese male trekker died, apparently from altitude sickness, at a hotel near Mount Everest in Solukhumbu district on Tuesday, Kyodo News reported citing police.

Ninth grader dies after falling off cliff

November 11, 2018 11:55 am

Achham, Nov. 11 : A ninth grader girl died after falling from a cliff while cutting grass in Achham district on Saturday afternoon.

KABUL, July 31: A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country’s east, setting off gunbattles with Afghan troops, officials said.

LAHORE, July 14: The deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to the country.

BHAKTAPUR, July 12: Three people who were staying in a temporary shelter at Changunarayan municipality, Bagishwori-07 have died due to floods. However, their names are yet to be ascertained, said Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhattta.

KATHMANDU, July 12: A total of 53 individuals died, nine have gone missing and 22 were injured in various monsoon-related incidents across the country in the last nine days.

JUMLA, July 6: “I am growing frail and can die anytime,” Dr. Govinda KC said to a delegate of parliamentarians who reached Jumla to meet the medical crusader and assess his health conditions.

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Two people died from electric shock as a high tension electric wire got snapped and hit a house at Mehbanpur of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-6 in Banke.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 29: Six people were killed after a jeep fell off the road at Mahabhir of Tilanga in Solukhumbu.

5 die in Dhading landslides

June 29, 2018 05:15 am

DHADING, June 29: Landslides in northern part of Dhading district on Wednesday night buried five people and injured six others.

DOLAKHA, June 11: At least two persons were killed and eight others were injured after a Bolero Jeep met with an accident at Ladruk in Dolakha district on Sunday evening.

GENEVA, June 7: At least 46 migrants died and 16 others went missing as a boat capsized off the Yemeni coast in the Gulf of Aden, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) said in a statement on Wednesday.

DHADING, May 17: A man was killed, and four others sustained injuries when a truck met with an accident at Chyamumode of Nilkantha Municipality-8, Dhading, under Malekhu-Dhadingbesi road on Wednesday night.

2 die in Makalu Air plane crash

May 16, 2018 11:36 am

KATHMANDU, May 17: A Cessna 208B aircraft of Makalu Air flying to Simikot airport of Humla district from Surkhet airport  crashed on Wednesday, killing the pilot and co-pilot. The cargo flight of the light aircraft with call sign 9N AUJ went out of radar contact at 6:45 am.

The World Health Organisation has been authorised to use an experimental vaccine to combat an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where at least 19 people have been killed by the virus.

SURKHET, May 8: Karnali province continues to record higher number of births in home. The Nepal Family Health Survey report by the Ministry of Social Development shows that 65 percent of women gave birth at home this fiscal year.

Two die on spot in Parsa road mishap

April 30, 2018 14:51 pm

PARSA, April 30: Two persons were killed in a road accident at Pokhariya municipality of Parsa district early this morning.

BAJURA, April 29: Two shamans died after diving in the Karnali River while trying to showcase their ‘godly power.’

CHITWAN, April 23: With the death of one more female tiger on Sunday, a total of five tigers have died in Chitwan just in a short span of ten months of the current fiscal year.

JAKARTA, April 10: Nearly 50 people have died in a little more than a week after drinking bootleg liquor in western Indonesia, including Jakarta, the capital, officials said on Monday.

NIPAWIN, April 8: A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. The crash sent shockwaves through the team’s small hometown and a country united by the national sport.

DHANKUTA, March 13: Two employees of Department of Roads (DoR), Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, died when a truck en route to Dhankuta from Dharan carrying excavator parts met with an accident today at Ghante of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-9 along the Koshi Highway. Four people have been injured in the accident.

Feb 27: Climate change is likely to have a devastating impact on king penguins if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their present rate, scientists have warned.

Three children die in Rasuwa house fire

February 11, 2018 03:27 am

RASUWA, Feb 10: Three children in Rasuwa, including two from the same family, lost their lives after getting engulfed in a house fire on Saturday.

RASUWA, Feb 10: Three children have been killed in a fire that broke out in a house at Sisneri in Naukunda Rural Municipality-5. The house belonging to Bir Bahadur Moktan had caught fire at 3:15 pm today.

BEIRUT, Feb 4: Turkey said eight of its troops were killed Saturday in Ankara’s military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia, the deadliest day in the two-week-old offensive in the enclave of Afrin, while in another part of Syria, al-Qaida-linked militants downed a Russian fighter jet, then shot and killed the pilot.

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 1: Two Nepalis died and three others were injured when a jeep heading to Lucknow of India met with an accident in Risiya of Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh, India today.

17 rhinos die in CNP in past six months

January 31, 2018 14:06 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Although the country is celebrating no rhino poaching year for the past three consecutive years, 17 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past six months, officials said.

Fish die due to severe cold

January 17, 2018 01:45 am

SARLAHI, Jan 16: Farmers of Sarlahi have suffered a huge loss as fish are dying in the pond due to severe cold.

LAHAN, Jan 15: The biting winter cold has claimed the lives of five people, including four women, within a week in a single Ward of Karjanha Municipality in Siraha district.

SANKHAUWASABHA, Jan 15: Six people, including chief of Makalu Rural Municipality of Sankhauwasabha, died in a jeep accident in Samatar of Makalu-3 on Sunday.

Nine die including five children

January 7, 2018 03:06 am

JAJARKOT, Jan 6: As many as nine people including five children have succumbed to viral fever coupled with cough and cold in Jajarkot in the last week.

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec 21: A fire broke out Thursday at an eight-story building in the central South Korean city of Jecheon, killing 28 people and injuring 26 others, officials said.

Three die in Kalikot road accident

November 29, 2017 10:25 am

KALIKOT, Nov 29: Three persons were killed, and six others injured when a Bolero jeep met with an accident at Khandachakra Municipality-1 in the district today morning.