The country’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 578 as the number of active cases surpasses 25,000-mark

New York, July 12: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 3,173,212 cases of coronavirus as of Friday, an increase of 66,281 from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 811 to 133,666.

UDAYAPUR, Dec 19: The death toll has climbed to four in the jeep accident in Udayapur. Of them, three died on the spot while one breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Katari Hospital at around 11 am on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: India is dominating the medal tally at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games being held in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC ) scheduled for today to decide the fate of chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee has been postponed for 15 minutes.

SEMBALUN, July 29: A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 12 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings.

REDDING, July 29: Human remains believed to be that of a missing elderly woman and her two great-grandchildren were found at a home destroyed by a monster wildfire raging in Northern California, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll from the blaze to five.

JAKARTA, July 29: A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 40 on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government has stepped back from the earlier 9-point agreement with the representatives of Dr Govinda KC.

MATI,July 24:  A wildfire killed at least 50 people and injured more than 150 as it swept through a small resort town near Athens, with huge flames trapping families with children as they fled.

PALPA, July 12: As many as 26 people were injured when a passenger bus fell some 50 metres down from the road while giving way to another vehicle at Bhalebas of Tansen Municipality-7 this morning.

CHITWAN, July 1: One of the fifteen passengers who were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Khairahani municipality-1 on the East-West Highway this morning has died.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Nepal-India Eminent Persons Group has agreed to update all the treaties and agreements reached in the past between Nepal and India in line with the present reality of the two countries.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 29: Six people were killed after a jeep fell off the road at Mahabhir of Tilanga in Solukhumbu.

DHADING, June 28: The mother and her two daughters were killed after rain induced landslide swept their house in Khaniyabas rural municipality-5. Three more have been feared dead and another four injured in landslides at Satyadevi and Marpak in Dhading on Wednesday night, according to police inspector Dambar BK.

PYUTHAN, May 13: The bus driver, Bir Bahadur Tharu from Kailali, was one of the five killed in a bus accident that injured 25 others. The bus (Na 4 Kha 1876) was en route to Khalanga, Pyuthan from Mahendranagar when it veered 200 meters off the road at Pakuri Khola-4 of Saruma Rani rural municipality.

KABUL, April 30: A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, the Afghan police said.

April 12: At least 257 people were killed on Wednesday when a military plane crashed near the Algerian capital, Algiers, state media reported.

ALGIERS, April 11: More than 250 people including members of Western Sahara’s Polisario independence movement were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday, officials said.

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MOSCOW, March 26: At least 53 people have died and more are missing in a fire at a shopping mall in a Siberian city, officials said on Monday.

MOSCOW, March 26: A fire at a shopping mall in a Siberian city killed at least 48 people, Russian officials said Monday.

ITAHARI, March 19: On Saturday evening, Renu Sardar, 25 of Barahakshetra Municipality in Sunsari had just gone to bed clutching her three-month-old daughter and a year-and-a-half-old son when she heard screams outside. Carrying both the children, Renu came out of her home and saw a massive blaze in front of her. “I scurried toward the eastern part of the settlement,” said Renu staring at her fire-destroyed home on Sunday morning.

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March 12, 2018 16:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: The black box of the crashed aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines has been recovered.

NEW YORK, March 12: All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman.

March 11: At least 24 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the western province of Farah, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The government has directed the cooperatives and banks to maintain the particulars containing all information about their members.

KABUL, Jan 28: A suicide bomber drove an ambulance into a commercial area by pretending to be carrying a patient to a hospital and then detonated his explosives at a checkpoint near the European Union consulate, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban, authorities said.

KABUL, Jan 27: A bomb hidden in an ambulance killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 in Afghanistan on Saturday when it blew up in an area of the capital near foreign embassies and government buildings.

KABUL, Jan 22: Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the gunbattle and fire sparked by the assault by shimmying down bedsheets from the upper floors.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 15: Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, and authorities announced another body had been found, increasing the death toll to 20.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 14: The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list of missing persons was located alive, authorities said.

MONTECITO, Jan 11: Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead.

Election results - Live Update

December 8, 2017 17:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The election results of elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly for the first phase is releasing.

Nepal votes (Photo Update)

December 7, 2017 16:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Election fervor has gripped 45 districts of the country. Here's our compilation of photo features in numerous districts. Please click the links.

CHITWAN, Nov 29: Six people were killed and 18 others sustained injuries when a passenger bus plunged 1000 meters into the Trishuli River, SP Dipak Thapa, chief at Chitwan Police Office said.

UDAYAPUR: Nine people died on the spot while two were rescued when a Jeep (Na. 1 Ja. 3404) heading towards Okhaldhunga from Katari of Udayapur met with an accident at Thati of Katari municipality-11 this afternoon.

DHADING, Oct 28: The death toll of Dhading bus accident has reached to 30. Nine women, 11 men and six children are among the dead, according to SP Dhruba Raj Raut of Dhading District Police Office.

POKHARA, Oct 16: Twelve paragliders have reportedly fallen into the Phewa Lake after they lost balance while paragliding.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 2: A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, Oct 2: A gunman opened fire at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 others before the suspect was killed by police, making it the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

CHITWAN, August 5: With 2, 800 out of 3, 302 votes counted in ward 20 of  Bharatpuir Metropolitan City, CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is taking lead with 156 votes. She secured 42, 913 votes. Her closest rival of CPN-UML Devi Gyawali has secured 42757 votes

KATHMANDU, July 26: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said after the formulation of necessary policy, the security force was doing exercise to access to the place of landslide and floods within 30 minutes of the disaster.

KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN (UML) has drawn the attention of the Election Commission to extend the deadline for updating voters name list and to adopt appropriate process for the same.

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: Parties have rescheduled the time for the beginning of vote count in Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City at 1 pm. Earlier, they had agreed to start vote count from 11:30 am in five places. They have also agreed to conduct vote count in a systematic and unquestionable manner.

CHITWAN, June 23: Police have recovered the bodies of ASI Nischal Tamang and policeman Deepak Kumar Maskey from the landslide at Kalikhola of the Narayangadh-Muglin road.

KATHMANDU, June 13: A meeting of the top leaders of the major political parties has started at Singha Durbar.