Joey Jordison, a founding member of Slipknot, who drummed for the influential metal band in its most popular period and helped write many of its best-known songs, has died Monday at age 46, his family said.

Paul Mooney, the boundary-pushing comedian who was Richard Pryor’s longtime writing partner and whose bold, incisive musings on racism and American life made him a revered figure in stand-up, has died. He was 79.

DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” whose distinctively gruff voice and thoughtful messages in his rhymes made him one of rap’s biggest stars, has died, according to a family statement Friday. He was 50.

Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other actors, has died. He was 93.

Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.

Phyllis McGuire, the last surviving member of the three singing McGuire Sisters who topped the charts with several hits in the 1950s, has died. She was 89.

Soprano Rebecca Luker, a three-time Tony nominated actor who starred in some of the biggest Broadway hits of the past three decades, died Wednesday. She was 59.

Alison Lurie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose satirical and cerebral tales of love and academia included the marital saga “The War Between the Tates” and the comedy of Americans abroad “Foreign Affairs,” died Thursday at age 94.

Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups and became elevated to the status of rock god, has died. He was 65.

Jiri Menzel, a Czech director whose 1966 movie “Closely Watched Trains” won the Academy Award for the best foreign language film has died. He was 82.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The veteran poet, Madhav Prasad Ghimire popularly known as National Poet died in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Veteran Paubha artist, Premman Chitrakar, also known as the guardian of Paubha painting, passed away at the age of 76 on Sunday. He had been undergoing treatment in the ICU of the National Hospital in Kalanki since Thursday. He was cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat on Sunday. He had been suffering from asthma for some time.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: As many as 110 Nepali nationals died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as well as other diseases in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the past five months.

Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was 83.

The 70-year-old was undergoing treatment in Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences in Indore. "He (Rahat Indori) suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved... He had 60% pneumonia," Dr Vinod Bhandari was quoted as saying by ANI.

Earl Cameron, who was one of the first Black actors to perform in mainstream British films and played supporting roles to enduring entertainment icons such as James Bond and the title character in “Doctor Who” before appearing in the U.N. thriller “The Interpreter” in his 80s, has died. He was 102.

Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who mentored generations of actors and was fondly known as "Masterji", died early this morning. She was admitted to Mumbai's Guru Nanak Hospital on June 20 after complaining of difficulty in breathing and died of cardiac arrest. She was 71.

Mandel died Monday of a cardiac ailment at his home in Ojai, California

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died. He was 98.

Joel Schumacher, the eclectic and brazen filmmaker who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in “St. Elmo’s Fire” and steering the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in “Batman Forever” and “Batman & Robin,” has died. He was 80.

Famous Bollywood musician Wajid Khan has passed away. He died Sunday night at the age of 42. The Sajid-Wajid duo, popular for their work on Salman Khan's films such as 'Wanted', 'Dabangg' and 'Ek Tha Tiger', Wajid died due to complications arising from a kidney infection

Guitarist Jorge Santana, the younger brother of Carlos Santana and whose guitar riffs on the band Malo’s 1972 hit “Suavecito” transformed the song into a Chicano anthem, has died.

Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54.

Ranu Devi Adhikari, Nepal's first female singer died on Thursday. She was 86.

Troy Sneed, the Grammy-nominated gospel singer, has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 52. According to Billboard, the singer passed away on Monday at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Five-time Oscar nominated cinematographer Allen Daviau has died of coronavirus at the age of 77.

Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died. He was 66.

Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus, his company said in a statement. He was 59.

CHITWAN, Jan 13: Ten rhinos in the Chitwan National Park and the national forest area have died from natural causes in the past six months alone.

Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” “Moonstruck” and “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” has died.

Jailbird dies in Chitwan

October 1, 2019 10:40 am

CHITWAN, Oct 1: A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison.

Former MP Dahal dies

September 20, 2019 15:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Former member of parliament Hari Bairagi Dahal passed away on Friday. He was 62.

Former minister Nepali dies at 76

August 31, 2019 13:01 pm

MAHOTTARI, Aug 31: Former minister Ganesh Tiwari Nepali, aged 76 passed away on Friday evening.

NC leader Lekhak bereaved of father

August 24, 2019 14:08 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 24: Nepali Congress (NC) central member Ramesh Lekhak has been bereaved of his father. His father Dr Prayag Dutta Lekhak died on Friday night amidst the treatment at the Norvic International Hospital, Thapathali.

ITAHARI, Aug 17: Altogether 3,266 dengue cases have been recorded in Sunsari district over the past three months and 3,173 were from Dharan alone. But only one person has died from the disease so far.

HUMLA, August 1: A woman died during childbirth in a rural Sarkegad of mountainous Humla district.

Indian national dies in Mustang

July 30, 2019 12:39 pm

KATHMANDU, July 30: An Indian national, who had gone on a pilgrimage to Muktinath temple in Mustang, died due to high altitude sickness on Monday.

SEOUL, July 27: Two South Koreans died and several others, including athletes attending world aquatic championships, were injured when a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju early on Saturday, a fire department official said.

Girl dies while taking selfie

July 27, 2019 06:47 am

RAMECHHAP, July 27: A 19-year-old girl identified as Sharmila Karmacharya died on Friday while taking a selfie near the Tamakoshi River.

Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75.

One man dies of electric shock

July 24, 2019 18:28 pm

NUWAKOT, July 24: One man on Thursday died of an electric shock at Bidur Municipality-9 in Nuwakot district.

LAHAN, July 21: Five people including three children died in separate incidents that took place in the district on Saturday. Five-year-old Sandhya Kumari Shah, the daughter of Pramod Kumar Shah of Siraha municipality-12, died after being bitten by a poisonous snake. She was playing in front of her house when she was bitten by the snake.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A person died when a car hit a scooter in front of Lazimpat Shangri-la Hotel at Kathmandu Metropolis-26.

CAIRO, June 17: Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died.

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was there when Nikki Sixx was declared clinically dead from a drug overdose before the Motley Crue member was revived by a paramedic after two long minutes back in 1987.

PALPA, June 9: A girl has died and 10 others have fallen sick at Sarkidanda of Jhiruwas in Nisdi rural municipality after consuming wild mushroom.

DOLPA, June 1:  Three people who had gone to pick the precious herb Yarshagumba died in Dolpa district in the past three days.

NEW DELHI, May 29: At least 17 people died and 44 people were undergoing treatment in two hospitals following consumption of spurious liquor in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The death toll on Everest on the Nepal side this season has reached nine with the demise of an American climber at South Col on Monday evening.

DHADING, May 19: The death toll in Trishuli bus plunge has climbed to eight.