The practice of killing tigers under various pretexts has grown lately in Nepal.  Sometimes, tigers are killed out of anger for attacking people, while in other cases they are targeted in revenge after tigers eat their cattle and goats. The mentality of putting poison in the meat that tigers are likely to eat in an apparent bid to kill them also appears to be growing lately.

Police arrest murderer after 20 years!

November 9, 2023 14:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The police have arrested a man who was absconding after allegedly killing a woman twenty years ago in Jaluke of Arghakhanchi.

MYANMAR, April 7: Myanmar troops fired at anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding several, media said, as a Chinese-owned factory was set on fire in the commercial capital Yangon and activists burned the Chinese flag.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 20: Rautahat District Court has remanded Nepali Congress leader Mohammad Aftab Alam in custody for more five days for investigations into a blast and subsequent murder of at least 22 of those injured in the bomb blast that took place in 2008.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Preliminary investigations by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) into the killing of Kumar Paudel, the Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), show a different picture from the government’s claim, said officials involved in the investigations.

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Parsa, May 29: The Parsa Police have arrested three youths including an Indian national on the charge of kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old boy from Birgunj metropolis-3. They are Bikash Sharma from Betiya of Bihar, India, and currently staying in Birgunj metropolis-3; Sikendra Saha, of Kalaiya sub-metropolis-11, Bara; and Winesh Mahato of Khapartata, Bara. Identities of the accused were made public today.

DHANUSHA, May 9: Police have been unable to find any substantial evidence to narrow down the murder case of Aryan Sah, two days after he went missing. The two-and-a-half-year-old son of Sambhu Sah of Mithila Rural Municipality-6, who went missing on Monday, was found dead the next day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Police on Monday arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in shooting and killing the then president of the Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) Sharad Kumar Gauchan and two other shootings.

KALAIYA, Oct 21: In a horrific murder-suicide incident, a 35-year-old man in Bara district has killed his two sons and later hanged himself this morning.

The sound that kills

September 30, 2018 01:00 am

Only 400 North Atlantic right whales exist in the world. This is due to the noise caused by shipping and other human activities in the ocean

BERLIN, Aug 6: Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board, investigators said Sunday.

Father accused of killing his son

August 2, 2018 03:30 am

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 2: A father has allegedly killed his 17-year-old son by chopping off his head in Bhaktapur on Tuesday night.

Killing global recovery

July 23, 2018 00:30 am

In addition to launching a trade war, Trump is also actively undermining global economic order US created after World War II

JAJARKOT, July 20: Two people were killed and three others were injured when a landslide caused by incessant rains buried a house at Garkhakot Chhirka of Juni Chande Rural Municipality-6 in Jajarkot.

UNITED STATES, July 20: A duck boat capsized and sunk during a severe thunderstorm in Missouri, killing at least 11 people, some of them children, authorities said.

The practice of “completing” development works at the end of the fiscal year, mostly in the month of Asar (mid-June to mid-July), just to claim payment against the works under the government watch has become the biggest joke to our developmental aspirations.

RAUTAHAT, June 15: A policeman and a teacher have been taken into custody for investigation into the kidnapping of 12 years old Yuvraj Shah of Katahariya Municipality-9, on Sunday.

SAPTARI, June 7: A person has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife here at Bodebarasain municipality – 3 of Saptari district.

Uncle arrested for killing nephew

May 22, 2018 10:27 am

RAJBIRAJ, May 22:  Police have arrested a man in accusation of bludgeoning his nephew to death with a sledgehammer.

With the construction of road along one of the world’s most famous trekking routes, the trekking  business is going down as tourists have started using road transports instead of trekking. It has affected tourism entrepreneurs on the one hand, and on the other, trekkers who would enjoy the natural beauty and culture and tradition of people along the way in the Annapurna circuit trekking route, have been deprived of the opportunity.

RAUTAHAT, May 20: The District Court of Rautahat has announced 52 years jail term to a man for raping and killing a minor.

HAVANA, May 19: More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and there were only three survivors, officials and state media said on Friday.

KATHMANDU May 9: The Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has appealed to the stakeholders concerned to take stern actions by probing into the aquatic animal's destruction along with fish in Andhikhola (river) near Galyang of Syangja district.

PATNA, May 5: Indian police on Saturday arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women in India despite toughening of laws.

KAILALI, May 1: Police on Monday arrested six individuals from Sitapur village in Tikapur municipality – 2 for killing spotted deer.

CHITWAN, April 24: One person was killed and 19 others sustained injuries after a bus and truck collided early morning today at Syauli Bazaar along the Narayangadh – Muglin route.

NEW DELHI, April 17: Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked revulsion and brought thousands to India´s streets in protest.

MUENSTER, April 8: A van crashed into people drinking outside a popular bar Saturday in the German city of Muenster, killing two people and injuring 20 others before the driver of the vehicle shot and killed himself inside it, police said.

NEW DELHI, April 1:  A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring three, police said Sunday.

WASHINGTON, March 15: A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members.

TEHRAN, March 13: A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

Pollution is killing

March 12, 2018 02:00 am

Rising threats of air, water pollution

March 11: At least 24 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the western province of Farah, officials said.

KATMANDU, March 5: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former home minister Janardan Sharma on Monday acknowledged that the killing of Yadu Gautam, a leader of the CPN-UML, was one of the blunders made by the ex-rebel party during the decade-long Maoist insurgency.

Feb 27: A Slovak investigative journalist and his partner have been murdered in a suspected assassination linked to the journalist's work.

PARKLAND, Feb 15: A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in the nation’s deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

MOSCOW,  Feb 12:  A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow.

SIRAHA, Feb 3: The police on Friday arrested a suspect in the killing of a land entrepreneur Lalu Khan one year later from Siraha district.

Gunmen have stormed a nightclub in north-east Brazil, killing at least 14 people.

SYDNEY, Jan 1: A seaplane crashed into a river in Sydney on Sunday afternoon, killing all six people on board, officials said.

BEIJING, Jan 1:  A Chinese state news agency says seven people were killed when a minibus fell into the sea in a city north of Shanghai.

QUETTA, Dec 17: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed Catholic church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other, officials said.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 1:  Islamist militants stormed a provincial government complex for agriculture research in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing 12 people including students and wounding 35 others, police and rescue officials said.

ISLAMABAD, Nov 20:  A head-on collision between a mini-bus and a truck in southern Pakistan on Monday killed at least 20 people and left three others injured, police said.

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Nov 13: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region around the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 145 people state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Nov 13: More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers stepped up efforts overnight to find dozens trapped under rubble.

LAHAN, Oct 30: A 16-year-old girl who was arrested here on the charge of her involvement in the recent killing of her cousin has committed suicide while in the police detention this evening.

LUSAKA, Sept 23: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.

CAIRO, Aug 29:  Egypt's Health Ministry says 14 people were killed and 42 injured when a bus collided with a pick-up truck and then plunged from an overpass onto the road belo