Unreported lives: The snake guy

August 2, 2019 07:16 am

There are many things Rohit Giri is passionate about: Photography, traveling and animals are a few areas of interest. But it is his fascination with snakes that takes center stage. Giri has rescued many snakes and spends all his free time trying to learn everything there is to know about these often-feared creatures. He says he wishes people would show them a little kindness.

ITAHARI, July 27: Samir Rishidev, a local of Itahari Municipality-11 in Sunsari district, died on his way to health center after he was bit by a venomous snake. The snake bit the 11-year-old Rishidev while he was sleeping in his bed.

UDAYAPUR, May 26: An elderly died in Katari of Udayapur on Friday after being bitten by a venomous snake.

Snake bite claims a teenage girl

May 31, 2018 11:51 am

LAHAN, May 31: Amida Khatun, 16 of Siraha Kalyanpur-6 has died after she was bitten by a venomous snake.

March 4: Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida recently came upon something they had never seen before: an 11ft python that had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself.

Snake rampage scares locals

October 26, 2017 07:13 am

KANCHANPUR, Oct 26: The rampage of venomous snake of late has scared the locals of Beldandi Rural Municipality in the southern belt of Kanchanpur.

Snake oil

June 20, 2017 00:45 am

The spokesperson for Nepal Oil Cooperation (NOC) Sitaram Pokhrel was clearly trying to cover up for his bosses. He recently told Republica that NOC was unable to lower price of petroleum products significantly since “the price of petroleum products is cheaper in Nepal compared to India" and "further deduction in price will encourage cross-border smuggling”.

SURUNGA (JHAPA), April 17: A cooperative institution has provided six million rupees to a snake bite treatment center set up at Kotihom of Kankaimai Municipality-4.

SURUNGA (Jhapa), Jan 23: The mystifying practice of snake charming has been a part of everyone's curiosity which is the reason why it is also a lucrative business.

Woman dies after being bitten by snake

October 14, 2016 13:39 pm

GAUSHALA (Mahottori), Oct 14: A woman was killed after being bitten by a poisonous snake at Matihani VDC in Mahottari district on Thursday evening.

TOKYO, Sept 26: A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake was found slithering between the seats, local media reported.

KATHMANDU, June 29:Every year snake bite cases surge during monsoon and this year seems to be no exception.