The alarming video of a Georgia teenager live streaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff’s deputies to find and save her -- a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook’s CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives.

TEXAS (USA), April 24: Two Nepali youths living in USA have lost their lives over the last seven days in two different unfortunate events. One was killed in an accident and the other drowned in a river.

SAPTARI, March 30: Rajiv Rawat of Bhardaha was a happily married man. He was a commoner who never had affiliation with any political party. On Tuesday, 18 August 2015, Rawat was shot down by security forces during a scuffle with Madhes movement protesters. He died on the spot.

Twenty-one civilians were killed in US-led coalition air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in recent months, officials acknowledged today. The deaths bring to at least 220 the number of civilians unintentionally killed since operations to defeat IS began in late summer 2014, though critics say the real number is a lot higher.

Consumers are snapping up fitness trackers, smart watches and other connected wearable gadgets but huge numbers wind up in drawers unused after just a few months once the novelty wears off.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has requested the government to save the lives of Ram Kumar Sharma and Kalamuddin Raain, who have been staging hunger strike with a seven-point demand for the greater development of Janakpur area in Janakpur.

SURKHET, Feb 15: Sunita BK of Tatopani - 8 started to feel labor pain four days before the delivery date predicted by her doctors at the local health post. Due to the remoteness of the village and absolute lack of transportation services, her family was not able to take her to the health post on time. It took hours before she could be readied to be taken to the nearest health facility. But she died midway. The incident happened only four months ago.

JUMLA, Jan 28: Following her labor pain eight months ago, Bachu Rawat, 20, of Malikabota village of Jumla was taken to a local birthing center for delivery. Although she was admitted to the center, it could not provide necessary treatment.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 27: Lives of children, in particular the children of laborers working at various brick factories in Bhaktapur, have been put at risk with pits dug haphazardly in the vicinity claiming lives.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 14: On November 18, Dambara Upadhyaya (21) of Tamilsain - 7 was sleeping in Chhaupadi goth- an isolated shed made for women who are menstruating. In morning her family found her dead. Post mortem report did not confirm the cause of death.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: It started with a photograph of a smirking, young man wearing a heavy-metal band T-shirt and selling tea on the streets of Kathmandu. It has become a wildly popular blog chronicling street life in the Himalayan nation of Nepal.

Tuins, tubes continue to claim lives

October 5, 2016 07:44 am

DARCHULA, Oct 4: People falling down from ropeway into the Mahakali River and drowning is no more a news for Darchula locals. Every year they lose their village folks to the perilous journey.

CHITWAN, Oct 1: With Dashain festival around the corner, people's mobility has increased. The only highway that connects both the east and the east to the capital is getting even busier. As buses make their way through the Muglin - Narayangarh road section, fear of accidents and falling into the raging Trishuli River below, sends shivers down their spines.

I might sound insane but I cherished those blinking seconds of past 12 hours observing the state which was nearly divided by the political and religious earthquakes had now united against the natural earthquake.

POKHARA, Sept 19: Downtown Pokhara is getting a dangerous place that can claim life! And the threat is flash floods on its street.

The chapters of our lives

September 9, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Dinesh Rai has been on Nepal’s magazine sector for more than 15 years. Though he prefers to freelance, he has not only been publishing articles but also editing some of the country’s most prominent magazines.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Monetary Policy recently unveiled by Nepal Rastra Bank for the fiscal year 2073-74 BS has created ripple among the microfinance bankers and practitioners mainly due to its tough stance on interest spread rate.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Hin Hung, an expert on Buddhist philosophy and director of Buddhist Studies Center at Hong Kong University, said only by embracing morality and good behaviors can fill themselves with the feeling of compassion.

PYUTHAN, July 26: A woman died when a landslide hit her home at Lung VDC-6 in Pyuthan last night. The deceased has been identified Sobha Rijal.

BANKE (Khajura), July 14: As many as 75 people lost their lives to natural calamities in 15 districts of mid-western region during the current fiscal year.