KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit. MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.

ROLPA, June 12: Seven-year-old Jiwan BK often breaks into tears over the painful condition of his mother. She had joined the Maoist armed insurgency to improve the lot of people like herself. Since the last two years  she has been suffering from mental illness. When night falls, she is shifted to a shed for goats and chicken, and is released in the morning. Such has been the living hell of Sadhana BK, 30, of Tribeni-5 ever since illness overtook her seven years ago.

DAV, Fighters make winning start

April 7, 2018 08:47 am

KATHMANDU, April 7: DAV and Fighters have started the Tip Top Marwadi Premier League T20 Cricket Tournament with wins on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today viewed that the state should honor the freedom fighters, who contributed to various political changes.

PHILIPPINES, June 22: Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said on Thursday, as the five-week battle for control of Marawi City raged on.

MARAWI(PHILIPPINES), June 1: Foreign fighters including Chechens and Arabs are among Muslim militants who were killed in weeklong fighting in a southern Philippine city that involved about 500 gunmen aligned with the Islamic State group, the Philippine defense chief said Thursday.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, April 28:  Nigeria's military says at least 15 gunmen believed to be Boko Haram Islamic extremists have been shot dead during a battle with soldiers.

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 14: The attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead and no civilian casualties, Afghanistan officials said Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: PC Fighters Cricket Club has clinched the title of the 2nd Ambassador of Pakistan T-20 Cricket Tournament on Saturday defeating Great Himalayan Cricket Academy (GHCA) by five wickets in the final.

Four freedom fighters feted

December 17, 2016 14:25 pm

LALITPUR, Dec 17: The Ganeshman Singh Foundation here today honored four freedom fighters for their notable contributions for the establishment of democracy in the country.

TEHRAN, Iran, Nov, 23:  An Iranian semi-official news agency is quoting an official as saying that more than 1,000 fighters sent from Iran have been killed in the Syrian war so far.

Discharged ex-Maoist fighters arrested

November 8, 2016 11:14 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Police on Tuesday morning arrested the discharged former Maoist combatants who had taken control of the CPN (Maoist Center) party head office, Parisdanda since yesterday.

KASHMIR, Oct 10: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday (today) said India was “sadly mistaken” to equate freedom fighters with terrorists and vowed Pakistan’s continued support to Kashmir cause.

SANAA, Yemen, Aug 29: A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen's north, officials said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20: Taekwondo may be best known for its flashy and acrobatic kicks, but the electronic scoring system used at the Olympics apparently doesn't care whether or not fighters use the correct technique. That's resulting in a lot of bizarre kicks that no true practitioner of the Korean martial art would recognize, in a departure that some say cheapens the sport.