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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Death is the biggest unknown. That's why it is man's biggest fear.
It is the ultimate truth and there is no running away from it. Countless people have tried to do that in the human history, but everybody has failed.
KAPILVASTU, Nov 27: Two persons were killed when an eastbound truck (Na 2 Kha 9929) collided head-on with a motorcycle (Lu 16 Pa 5205) at Banaganga Municipality-5 in Kapilvastu district on Sunday night.