SYDNEY (AP) — A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Sydney shopping center Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said, with hundreds fleeing the chaotic scene, many weeping as they carried their children. Eight people, including a 9-month-old, were injured.

Two killed in tractor accident

April 5, 2024 12:12 pm

BAITADI, April 5: Two people died on the spot in a tractor accident this morning in Jholek of Baitadi district.

CHITWAN, March 30: Police ascertained the identity of five persons who died in a car accident this morning in Simaldhara area of Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-5 along the Prithvi Highway. A person aboard the car is missing, police said.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Five people died when a taxi traveling from Kathmandu to Gorkha plunged into the Trishuli River.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Four people were arrested from Bhimdatta Municipality-10, Kanchanpur, with 1 gram 60 mg of illegal drug brown sugar on Sunday evening.

BEIRUT, Jan. 6: More than 76,000 people have been displaced in Lebanon in almost three months of near-daily fighting along the border with Israel, the UN's International Organization for Migration has said.

BARDIYA, Nov 25: Four people have died and one was injured in a fire that engulfed a residential home in Tulapur in Gulria municipality-4 of Bardia. The incident took place last night.

Seven found dead in different districts

November 24, 2023 08:29 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Seven persons have been found dead in different parts of the country, according to the Nepal Police Headquarters.

Eight held on charge of murder in Bardiya

November 18, 2023 08:17 am

BARDIYA, Nov 18: Police have arrested eight people on the charge of their involvement in a murder at Suhelawa of Gulariya municipality-5 in Bardiya.

CHICAGO, Oct 31: At least 15 people were shot, including two who were critically injured, when a gunman opened fire during a Halloween celebration in Chicago, CNN reported on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: An upward trend in the issuance of work permits for foreign employment reflects the growing desire among Nepali youth to seek employment abroad due to a dearth of domestic job opportunities offering good service conditions.

PARBAT, Oct 1: Three people went missing after the swollen Tamadi river swept away from the border of Kushma Municipality-7 and 8 in Parbat district.

CHITWAN, Aug 27: Two persons went missing after being swept away by the Trishuli river at Bharatpur Metropolitan City-29, Gaighat in Chitwan district.

Forest Politics, Policy, and People

August 6, 2023 08:45 am

Influenced by geographical and climatic variations, there are at least 54 forests or woodlands identified by the Ecosystem and Forest Types Mapping Program under the Ministry of Forest. Each forest has different physiology, productivity, and disturbance and thus has different timber and non-timber advantages.

KATHMANDU, July 27: In the fiscal year 2022/23, a staggering number of more than 771,000 young individuals ventured abroad for foreign employment. The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) reported that this figure represents the combined total of new and re-permit workers who obtained work permits during the last fiscal year.

Fundamental Rights and Hollow Promises

February 7, 2023 07:41 am

It’s been more than seven years and four months since the Constitution of Nepal 2015 was promulgated and the country formally embraced the federal democratic republic. Obviously, Nepal’s latest constitution is different from the past constitutions of the country in several aspects.

KATHMANDU, OCT 12: An estimated 900,000 people have left the Kathmandu Valley in the past three weeks to celebrate Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festival with their family members.

SINDHUPALCHOK, June 23: A devastating flash flood triggered by a huge landslide in the Himalayas of Helambu, once a brimming city of Melamchi, is scrambling through the residue of the flood.

The maker of Dr. Martens boots, the chunky-soled footwear once championed by rebellious young people but now favored by celebrities like Rihanna, plans to sell shares to the public as the existing owners seek to profit from growth of the iconic brand

Unleashing the American mind

December 5, 2020 07:00 am

With a clearly diminished global leadership status after a failed coronavirus pandemic response, thinkers and critics around the globe are wondering if America, diplomacy and multilateralism are back again as claimed by President-elect Joe Biden.

Failed leadership

October 20, 2020 09:25 am

This is how Oli-led government is failing the country and the people.

With the passing by the State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the Citizenship Bill, many are thinking: Will the country come up with a progressive piece of legislation that can truly be in the best interests of the nation and its people?

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, April 10: India accounts for more than half the tally of those infected with coronavirus across south Asia, which crossed 12,000 on Friday, government data showed, despite a harsh weeks-long clampdown to control the outbreak.

Here’s something that may probably come as a surprise to some people. One of the top qualities that people look for in a long-term relationship is kindness, new research suggests.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: More than 450 thousand people have exited Kathmandu, the federal capital, to their home to celebrate Dashain festival, in two days.

Obstacles exist to make you stronger

August 13, 2019 18:00 pm

It's not easy to get past criticism from your friends, especially when you are a teen. Having been criticized by friends for joining a commerce course, which lead him to choose CA, Thanesor Bashyal feels he chose the right career path. Currently the managing partner of Bashyal & Associates and holding shares in many other companies, he is also involved in social works.

Where the world's indigenous people live

A sad reality (Photo Feature)

August 2, 2019 09:45 am

When we reached the village where the Chepangs lived, I saw houses supported by wooden logs and many of these had roofs barely covered with grass. Kids were barefoot and clad in torn and tattered clothes.

More than half a million people have pledged to "storm" Area 51 to establish once and for all whether the US government is hiding evidence of the existence of aliens.

When one has a dream to turn it into a reality, the number of obstacles and fear won’t get in his/her way. And having aimed for being a pilot since his childhood, Dharmendra Singh Thakuri balances being a pilot and an entrepreneur in the long run.

What looked like the beginning of protest-free times seems to be slipping away under the watch of the government and, to be fair, the government itself is inviting protests from various quarters by taking one after another controversial step.

Aren’t they worth it?

June 10, 2019 12:00 pm

After 10 hours of tiring bus ride from the capital city to Dhap, I could finally afford to rest my head against the cozy seat of bolero. The dark gloomy clouds hovering above us, racing with the same pace of our vehicle kind of frightened me

What do people hate the most?

May 13, 2019 11:00 am

Everybody likes good attitude and manners. Many learn about, write and speak of good etiquettes and manners. But don't you think it's so common? Let's bring some changes here.

Making people laugh

April 25, 2019 18:31 pm

Charles Dickens once said, “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Like the saying, one can listen to a joke and that funny anecdote already makes people forget their current problems for a bit.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the aspirations of the indigenous people have been addressed in the Constitution.

Serve the people first

March 20, 2019 00:30 am

The strong government formed for five years will be no different from past governments if it fails to address dissatisfactions among people and within the party

Democracy for the people

February 20, 2019 07:00 am

The Democracy Day that Nepal celebrates every year on Falgun 7 is becoming a ritual devoid of substance.

Enough is enough

January 25, 2019 10:16 am

People are rude. That’s just the way it is. But how they behave with you, I believe, is a result of what you allow and what they think they can get away with, based on your reaction when they are rude to you. You have to learn how to navigate that, how to convey (very clearly) the message that you have limits and that they can’t cross it.

An international survey finds that six in 10 people around the world think their country is on the wrong track, with financial and political corruption topping their concerns.

Time to be responsible

November 20, 2018 09:45 am

There are different types of people around us. Some are hard to deal with while the rest; easy going. It depends on each individual’s nature, character, upbringing and thought process. A lot of it is the level of tolerance that a person possesses. This article goes out to the majority of people that we interact with and we ourselves can be the subject if we relate our experiences and style of living.

What has happened to people?

November 4, 2018 09:15 am

As dull as my life  Seems the city  No pleasure to see anywhere  Gloom of sadness everywhere

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 29: In memory of his late sister Dali, Ngima Sherpa of Siddhicharan Municipality-6, Jantarkhani, has established a health post in Damar.

BUTWAL, Oct 3: It has been 12 years since Sabitra Bhattarai of Sukkhanagar in Butwal has been struggling for a jar of water every single day. During these years, a lot of leaders got elected as ministers and lawmakers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has said that this government was always in favor of working-class people.

ITAHARI, Sept 4: Water tested in 16 different districts in eastern Nepal suggests that people have been drinking contaminated water.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 4: Every monsoon, the people of Musahar and Sahani communities of Simardahi, Matihani Municipality-9, would be worried every time they saw black clouds hovering in the sky.

Where people do and don't believe in Human Rights

KATHMANDU, Aug 2:  Parliamentarian Hridayesh Tripathi flayed the government saying that it has not been doing dillydally in providing citizenship to many people.

People who are labeled as transgender are viewed as less attractive dating partners, according to new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. The new study, which was conducted with heterosexual college students, indicates that gender identity affects perceptions of attractiveness.

RUPANDEHI, July 20In the last one year, a total of 1,103 people sought treatment for snakebites at Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal. Unfortunately, 12 of them succumbed to the venom of the poisonous snakes.With the onset of summer every year, snakes start taking their toll on the lives of the locals in tarai. As the treatment of snakebites is not possible everywhere, patients flock the LZH during summer.