SYANGJA, Aug 5: Former lawmaker from the Nepali Congress (NC) and Syangja district chapter president of the party, Kamal Prasad Pangeni died of cardiac arrest on Sunday morning. According to family sources, Pangeni died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
JERUSALEM, July 19: Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.
MUMBAI, July 9: Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, best known for his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Dr Upendra Devkota, a towering figure in the field of medicine in Nepal who was instrumental in institutionalizing neurosurgery as a distinct medical discipline in the country, died on Monday at Neuro Hospital, Bansbari. He was 65.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Senior Neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota has passed away while undergoing treatment at Neuro Hospital, Basbari on Monday. He was 63. Devkota had been suffering from gallbladder cancer.
KATHMANDU, March 17: A meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday endorsed a special condolence motion and observed a minute of silence over the demise of 49 people in the US-Bangla aircraft crash in Kathmandu on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Tribhuvan University (TU) has asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to decide the row over the controversial MBBS entrance exams on its own. In a meeting on Thursday, TU authorities who were being criticized for their inability to take action against anyone in the row over the entrance exams conducted by the IOM even after a month, decided to direct the latter to decide the issue.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Parliament on Tuesday endorsed the much-talked-aboutHealth Insurance Bill, making it mandatory for public, community and NGO-run hospitals to provide free basic medical treatment to the insured citizens.
KATHMANDU, September 6: The former president of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Jay Kumar Nath Shah, passed away this morning at the age of 89 years. The longest serving president of CAN also served as the vice-president of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in the past.
MUMBAI, August 22: 'An Insignificant Man' -- a film documenting the journey of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal -- will get a U/A certificate by the censor board on instructions from the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). The makers are overwhelmed.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The Legislature-Parliament session on Thursday endorsed 'Local-Level Election Act (first amendment) Bill- 2017'. The bill was passed by majority after going through clause-wise deliberations, accepting the proposal presented by Home Minister Janardan Sharma.