ITAHARI, Dec 5: When he was in Pokhara a few years back and later at Chatara of Sunsari, Krishna Das Giri aka Siddhababa used to tell his followers that he has powers to sit for meditation under the earth (samadhi), fly in the air and even remain under water for some time.
OKHALDUNGA, Dec 2: Police have arrested a 58-year-old man from Morang Rural Municipality of Okhaldunga district on the charge of raping a minor. The accused happens to be a distant grandfather of the victim.
KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Journalist Ajaya Babu Siwakot, who exposed the rape attempt by the erstwhile House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has been awarded with INNJA Award amidst a special function held in Kathmandu on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Kathmandu District Court is likely to decide on whether to send former lower house speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to jail or to release him on Monday after concluding hearing on charges of attempted rape of a female staffer at the parliament secretariat.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: A case of attempted rape was filed against disgraced former speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara at Kathmandu District Court on Thursday, seeking a sentence of up to seven and a half years in jail under two separate laws.
KANCHANPUR, Oct 10: Chief of Belauri Land Revenue Office, Kanchanpur, Bhoj Bahadur Aidi has been arrested. According to the Area Police Office, Belauri, Aidi was arrested after a local woman accused Aidi of raping her.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Patan High Court on Monday upheld a lower court verdict slapping 10-year jail terms on all three accused in the notorious Godamchaur rape case. The case concerned a married woman who was raped, brutally assaulted and robbed while she was on her way home.
SAO PAULO, Aug 9: Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against football star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker.
CHITWAN, July 8: Deepshila Pariyar, 11, and Deepika Sunar, 9, of Ramrajyapuri, Madi Rural Municipality-6, were found dead in a pond near the jungle area of the Badarmude River on June 3, 2017. Both had gone missing while they were on their way home from a Saturday-picnic with friends.
LAS VEGAS, June 6: A lawsuit by a Nevada woman accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 at a Las Vegas Strip resort has been moved from state to federal court in Las Vegas, her lawyer said Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, March 1: Lalitpur District Court on Friday slapped 10-year jail sentences on all three accused in the Godamchaur rape case, 15 months after the crime. However, family members of the victim report that they are still been receiving threats from the families of those now convicted.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A report prepared by the Informal Sector Service Center (Insec), a non-governmental human rights organization, has said that rape of women has increased by 79 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year.