NEW DELHI, July 11: The violence in India's northeastern state of Manipur has killed 142 people over the past two months, the local government said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Digital platforms are found to have reported a sizable number of online violence.

JANAKPUR, Dec 14: Dr Pankaj Chaudhary of Ramgopalpur Municipality-5, Mahottari, has been arrested by the Mahottari Police. Superintendent of Police Krishna Pangeni said that Chaudhary was arrested from his own house at 11 o'clock on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Stakeholders have said that the role of religious teachers is important for controlling violence against women.

ZDVYZHIVKA, Ukraine, Oct 27: Even by the standards of the important military officers who came and went in this tiny village, the man walking behind the Kamaz truck stood out.

SRINAGAR, May 26: Indian security forces have killed six militants in Kashmir in the past 24 hours while militants shot dead a female TV performer and a police officer, officials said on Thursday, following the conviction of the region's best-known separatist.

Silence is not a solution

December 25, 2020 08:30 am

How speaking out changed a woman’s life.

BENGALURU, Aug 12: Three people were killed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru after violence erupted between police and protesters over a reported derogatory Facebook post about the Prophet Mohammad, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

According to the Muluki Ain Nepal 2074, the perpetrators of animal violence are liable to imprisonment for up to three months and a fine of up to Rs 5,000

KAPILVASTU, May 1: Some unidentified people opened fire on the ward chairperson of Yasodhara Rural Municipality-8, Sahabuddin Musalman, on Thursday midnight.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb 22: A United Nations report says Afghanistan passed a grim milestone with more than 100,000 civilians killed or hurt in the last 10 years since the international body began documenting casualties in a war that has raged for 18 years.

Bollywood actors Swara Bhasker, Shabana Azmi, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub and Taapsee Pannu, and filmmakers Aparna Sen and Hansal Mehta on Sunday condemned the violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University and urged Delhi Police to intervene.

A truly Thrilling watch

December 13, 2019 12:38 pm

Personally speaking, I’m not a fan of thrillers. Someone on a killing rampage, people being hunted down and explicit violence and chaos make me feel a little too nihilistic. Also, the whole blood and gore and hide and seek routine that make up most thrillers fail to impress me. But now, I can say that there is one exception. And that is Bong Joon-ho’s 2003 crime drama Memories of Murder.

Better together

November 17, 2019 09:11 am

MADRID – Above all, Europe is freedom, peace, and progress. We must move forward with these values and make Europe the leading model of integration and social justice that protects its citizens. The Europe we aspire to, the Europe we need, the Europe we are building is based on democratic stability within member states and cannot accept the unilateral breach of its integrity. The Europe we admire has been built on the principle of overlapping identities and equality for all citizens, and on the rejection of nationalist ideologies and extremism.

BAGHDAD, Oct 26: Several hundred demonstrators gathered in central Baghdad on Saturday, brandishing Iraqi flags and calling Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi a “worm”, after a day of violent protests in which at least 40 people were killed.

BAGHDAD, Oct 3: Iraqi security forces used tear gas against a few hundred protesters gathered in central Baghdad on Thursday, hours after a curfew was announced in the Iraqi capital on the heels of two days of deadly violence that gripped the country amid anti-government protests.

KABUL, Sept 26:  Millions of Afghans are expected to go to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president, despite an upsurge of violence in the weeks since the collapse of a U.S.-Taliban deal to end America’s longest war, and the Taliban warning voters to say away from the polls.

Hollywood star Joaquin Phoenix walked off an interview after he was asked whether the violence in "Joker" will encourage people to become violent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Hundreds of people gathered at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Wednesday to protest against violence and cruelty inflicted on animals.

How I suffered violence

August 1, 2019 01:30 am

Women are still being character-assassinated. How many more suffering women does it take to change Nepali society’s mindset toward domestic abuse?

HONG KONG, July 20: Thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday for a pro-government rally to call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Government spokesperson Gokul Prasad Baskota has said that talks with the Netra Bikram Chand-led outfit are possible only after the latter renounces violence and joins peaceful politics under the present constitution.

NEW YORK, June 12: “At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 have been injured since June 3. I am gravely concerned at the impact of the continuing violence and unrest in the country on children and young people, especially the reported use of excessive force against peaceful protestors.

KOLKATA, June 11: Three people died in fresh political violence between members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party and a local rival in restive West Bengal state, authorities said Tuesday.

OUAGADOUGOU, June 11: Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 others in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said in a statement.

CAIRO, June 5: The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan’s Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday.

JANAKPUR, June 4: On May 24, Nine-year-old Karan Sah of Pragatinagar was abducted from near house where he was playing.

KAWASAKI, JAPAN, May 28: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself, officials and media said.

NEPALGUNJ, May 12: The parents of Bhumisara Kunwar of Banke who died on Friday after poisoning herself on May 6, have accused her in-laws and husband of provoking her to commit suicide.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Women have come across an increasing spate of violence perpetrated by a male, said the National Women Commission. At a sample test of the programmes on women development implemented at Shuklaphanta municipality on Monday, NWC deputy secretary Meera Sherchan said the number of gender-based violence against women has increased due to social structure, values, and mindsets.

JERUSALEM, May 5:  An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants.

UNITED NATIONS, April 19: Around 500,000 children are estimated to be affected by violence across western Libya, said UN officials Thursday, as fighting intensifies in the capital Tripoli.

DANG, April 4: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of inviting danger and violence by provoking the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Police have arrested the Koshi bureau coordinator of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal Ghanshyam Shrestha aka Pushkar.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

BAMAKO, March 24: Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Expressing serious concerns over growing cases of violence against women, the Amnesty International on Thursday handed over 23,247 letters to the Ministry of Home Affairs demanding concrete measures to end violence against women.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Police have arrested four commanders of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party from Kavre.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The main opposition Nepali Congress on Saturday urged both the government and semi-underground Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to find a durable solution through dialogue.

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government would not hold talks with the group involving in terrorism through violence and looting.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Alleging that the splinter faction of the erstwhile CPN (Maoist) was involved in robbing and looting people, Prime Minister KP Oli on Friday warned the Communist Party Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chanda to shun violence or face the consequences.

Do not tolerate violence against women

January 25, 2019 18:53 pm

In past few years sexual women-harassment in public transportation has increased drastically. Though concerned authorities are working to address the issue, harassment cases are not decreasing and still females reluctant on reporting such activities.

“We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, our understanding, and our courage, we will have to say yea or nay- and rise!” affirmed American Author Maya Angelou. Living in a highly patriarchal society where stigma associated with being a victim of violence is taken as a crime, we often suffer in the silence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepal presented its sixth periodic report on 23 October in the 71st session of CEDAW (Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women) held in Geneva, Switzerland. The committee released the unedited version of concluding observations based on the shadow reports presented at the session. Elucidating on the report presented on CEDAW and its concluding observations, a press meet was held at Alfa House, New Baneshwor on Sunday.

Man kills wife in Dolakha

November 27, 2018 13:42 pm

DOLAKHA, Nov 27: When the 16 Days of Activism against the Gender-based Violence Campaign is in the third day of its commencement, a woman was murdered in Dolakha. The deceased has been identified as Rammaya Tamang, 37, Jiri municipality-9 in Dolakha.

COLTS NECK, Nov 22: A family of four whose remains were found at the burned-down ruins of their New Jersey mansion was slain before the home was set ablaze, authorities said Wednesday, hours after the mansion owner’s brother was arrested on suspicion of arson at his own house.

Nov 16: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 16, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

UDAYAPUR, Nov 16: Cases of violence have increased in the past 10 months in the district, according to a data released by INSEC. Of the 73 victims, 80 per cent are women, according to INSEC. It adds that rape is one of the most predominant cases and between January to October, 2018, there were 39 incidents of rape.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has issued warning against those involved in inciting violence in the name of religion, culture and partisan politics.