BHARATPUR, Nov 1: A person who was granted amnesty by the president has been arrested  by the police on charges of kidnapping and making death threats and demanding a ransom of Rs 2.5 million.

Babita Basnet, the editor of the vernacular weekly, Ghatana Ra Bichar, was heavily trolled by a group of people for one of her recent articles. Her article called for making a policy review of a law related to rape cases. She cited some examples of teen rape offenders whom she had visited in jails and interviewed. According to her write-up, they were in a relationship with their girlfriends but later were framed as rapists and sent to jail.

The world is suffering from a global health crisis.  The COVID-19 has brought suffering, fear, and death everywhere. Nepal is struggling to overcome these terrible situations. Nobody knows when the vaccines will come out. People are losing lives every day.

Actor Rhea Chakraborty has requested the cyber crime cell to look into rape and murder threats she has been receiving following Sushant Singh Rajput's death last month.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Construction entrepreneurs have said that they have been repeatedly threatened by unidentified individuals over phone.

SINGAPORE, March 28: Avoiding threats from climate change and pollution will require Asia’s booming cities to become much more efficient in their use of energy resources, delegates at a city development conference said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) in condemning the threats to and harassment of journalists of an online news portal by student leaders in Nepal.

HAWAII, May 5: Many rural residents living on an erupting volcano in Hawaii fled the threat of lava that spewed into the air in bursts of fire and pushed up steam from cracks in roadways Friday, while others tried to get back to their homes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Despite threats from the United States to withhold "billions" of dollars in US aid for countries which would vote in favor of a UN resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Nepal has chosen to vote against the US call.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The second phase of the parliamentary and provincial elections concluded successfully Thursday with millions of voters turning up to cast their ballots defying threats and intimidation from the poll-opposing forces.

MUGU, Nov 25: Despite claims that all election booths are safe for tomorrow’s elections, the District Election Office has suspected potentials of booths being captured.

Threats against poll security continues

November 21, 2017 03:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls drawing near each day, threats against poll security have continued unabated.

GERMANY, Nov 17: Minister for Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhary has said climate change has been continuously posing additional threats to people and ecosystems in the country though Nepal emits negligible amount of global greenhouse gases.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A former president of Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN) on Wednesday claimed that FCAN President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead by an unidentified group last week, had informed Nepal Police a year ago that he was receiving threats from unidentified groups.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 16: Actor Michael B Jordan says he has received death threats from a crazed fan.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS, September 24: U.S. President Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country’s foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer”, as Pyongyang staged a major anti-U.S. rally.

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 13:  South Korea said Wednesday it had conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile that would strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis.

SEOUL, September 2: U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South’s ballistic missiles, Moon’s office said on Saturday, amid a standoff over North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests.

BEIJING, August 16:  China is telling the U.S. and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and actions and work toward a peaceful resolution of their dispute, in a sign of growing concern over the standoff on the part of Pyongyang's only major ally.

SEOUL, August 9: North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump warning it would be met “with fire and fury like the world has never seen” and Pyongyang claiming Wednesday it was examining its plans for attacking Guam.

NEW YORK, July 1: It took two years, but Dr. Henry Bello made good on his threats.

Voters brave weather, defy threats

June 29, 2017 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 29: The second phase of the local elections concluded successfully Wednesday with millions of voters turning up to cast their ballots defying bad weather and intimidation by some poll-opposing groups.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Security presence in the Tarai districts has been increased by up to eight times compared to normal in view of the challenges the government could face during the second phase of the local elections.

With the rising trend of communicating through social media, many social media threats have also been increasing accordingly. Here, Republica talked to a few people about their views on the prevalent social media threats and the ways to prevent such online risks.

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has said he was subjected to death threats and his wife targeted by aggressive motorists after allegations that he contributed to the sacking of manager Claudio Ranieri.

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s latest venture Haraamkhor seems to be causing trouble for its makers for its bold subject.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Bankers' Association (NBA), in association with Microsoft, on Friday organized a gathering of banking and financial services industry stakeholders, including the Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Chiranjibi Nepal, to create awareness and discuss the increasing importance of 'Cyber Security and Trust in Technology'.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal has been losing a number of snow leopards mostly to poaching and retaliatory killings, according to a recently published report of TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network.

Fawad Khan leaves India after threats

September 27, 2016 14:23 pm

Pakistani actor Fawad Khan has reportedly left India and stalled plans to get back anytime soon after extremist Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) threatened to beat up Pakistani actors if they didn’t leave India by September 25.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Security experts have criticized the act of a cabinet minister and senior government officials spreading news about the presence of Uranium mine in Upper Mustang.

Conflict victims in Dailkeh district whose family members were killed, injured or made to disappear during the insurgency era are yet to file complaints at the TRC.