Terror in the Night

May 9, 2019 12:05 pm

I was slouching in my chair, sleepily tapping my feet on the floor and drumming my fingers on the table, when a hollow knocking sound startled me. I looked over my shoulder and fancied I saw a shadow flit past the window.

CAIRO, March 31: An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday 30 defendants up to 25 years in prisons over terrorist charges and affiliation with the Islamic State (IS) militant group, official MENA news agency reported.

SINDHULI, July 31: Wild elephants have continued terrorizing the residents of various wards of Kamalamai Municipality for the past seven months. The elephants enter human settlements mostly at night, destroy crops and pull down houses.

SANKHUWASABHA, July 25: Locals of Silonchong Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha district have been facing threats from tigers since months. Tigers have been entering Yachamkha and Lakuwa villages of the rural municipality to prey on goats and pigs.

Tipper terror

July 20, 2018 10:20 am

We all have this collective conviction that if only our roads were bigger and better, it would equate to safer travel and encourage people to abide by the rules. But the truth is that the width of our road seems to be inversely proportional to the stupidity of people who drive or ride on it.

TURKEY, July 7: Turkish authorities ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees including police officers, soldiers and academics, in a decree published on Sunday.

Tipper terror

July 8, 2018 07:35 am

A few weeks back in Jhapa, two youths riding on a motorcycle were hit by a tipper, killing one on the spot, and leaving the other severely injured.

Stop terror

February 22, 2018 02:00 am

Chand-led violence

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Police has arrested eight people accused for their involvement in series of blasts across the country. Majority of those arrested are members of Biplav led CPN-Maoist (revolutionary).

NEW DELHI, Nov 26: India’s Supreme Court will begin hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathizers are using “Love Jihad” – marrying Hindu women and converting them to Islam – to win recruits and spread their message.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal has strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred in central Baarcelona on Thursday, leaving 13 people dead.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Various places in provinces 1, 5, and 7 were terrorized by bomb scare as well as blasts on Wednesday as the country was observing the second phase of local elections. Such incidents were reported in Ilam, Khotang and Udayapur districts.

Blowback terror

June 11, 2017 00:15 am

As the US and its allies continue to face terrorist blowback, one hopes Trump comes to his senses

LONDON, June 5: British police arrested a dozen people Sunday in a widening terrorism investigation after attackers using a van and large knives turned a balmy evening of nightlife into a bloodbath and killed seven people in the heart of London. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

LONDON, June 4:  The death toll from a terror attack at the heart of London rose to seven Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session to deal with the crisis.

LONDON, June 4: Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and gunshots rang out amid reports of knife attacks at nearby Borough Market.

MANCHESTER, May 27: Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from “critical” to “severe,” as authorities said major progress has been made in unraveling the plot behind the Manchester bombing.

RIYADH, May 22: Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

When Raj, a Sri Lankan fisherman, sought refuge in the United States in 2005, he had precisely the kind of fear of returning home that U.S. asylum laws require.

Red call terror is a hoax: Police

January 5, 2017 08:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Wednesday dismissed rumors of serious health hazards and even death if anyone receives calls from red-colored number.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Wednesday arrested two people on the charge of spreading terror saying that if the telephone call with red numbers on display were received, something bad would happen to the receiver.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: With the arrest of a member of Mongol Mulbasi Rastriya Force last week, police have uncovered plans of possible terror attacks mainly targeting Kathmandu Valley and some other places of Nepal.

Tusker terror in Dhakka camp

October 21, 2016 10:01 am

KANCHANPUR, Oct 21: It has been difficult for the reserve-displaced families, who have been taking shelter at camp in Dhakka of Kanchanpur district, to keep them safe from wild tusker rampage.

WASHINGTON, Oct 15: Asserting that India and Pakistan should adopt a “conciliatory approach” to resolve their “contentious issues”, the US has called for greater cooperation and dialogue between the two countries to bring down the recent tensions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Innocent smiles on the cute faces of a school's children disappeared completely on Tuesday morning when they reached school. What had overpowered them was deep sense of fear and insecurity.

Terror at hands

July 13, 2016 00:35 am

By the time I held the ‘drill purpose’ SLR in my hands, all things military had stopped causing any excitement

KATHMANDU, June 23: Germany has condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of 13 Nepalis.

KANCHANPUR, June 20: Solar-powered electric wire fencing has been set up to prevent wild elephant menace at Baduwal neighborhood of Dodhara Chandani Municipality in Kanchanpur.