Laborer dies in wild elephant attack

November 26, 2021 12:32 pm

JHAPA, Nov 26: A tea-picking worker has died this morning after being attacked by a wild elephant. The deceased has been identified as Ram Bahadur Burja, 60, of Bhadrapur Municipality-9.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepal and Oman have finalized the draft of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on sending Nepali workers to the Gulf nation.

BIRATNAGAR, May 1: Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has underlined the need for guaranteeing the rights of workers enshrined by the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Qatar has removed the powers of employers to ban the vast majority of migrant workers – those covered by the country’s Labor Law - from leaving the country.

Worker drowns in Trishuli River

September 3, 2018 15:06 pm

DHADING, Sept 3:  A man has drowned in the Trishuli River while extracting sand on Monday.

MALAYSIA, Aug 1: A meeting between Bestinet Sdn Bhd and Nepal government officials to reverse a decision to bar its workers from coming to Malaysia has failed to yield any result.

LONDON, July 6: A married city worker who carried an 18-year-old woman into a dark alleyway where he raped and sexually assaulted her multiple times, has been jailed for eight years.

PARBAT, June 1: 22 – year – old Kishor Chhetri of Dhamilapani village of Modi rural municipality – 5 of Parbat district died on Wednesday when his friends flogged him with iron rods causing serious injuries in his stomach.

RAJBIRAJ, May 10: A Nepali migrant worker has died in Saudi Arabia. He died on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Five people have been arrested on the charge of mistreating a Nepali female migrant worker in Muscat of Oman. They were arrested with the help of Nepali Embassy in Oman.

MORANG, April 25: A social worker in Urlabari-9 in Morang district has taken guardianship of 10 students as part of the enrollment programme in the community schools.

Brick kiln worker shot at

March 20, 2018 11:08 am

RAUTAHAT, March 20:An unidentified group shot at 50-year-old Ramashish Yadav who works at Nem brick factory at Katahariya Municipality-8, police said.

KOHALPUR, Feb 13: Most women infected with HIV in Banke lament that they were infected with the disease through their migrant worker husbands. These women asserted that during their short trips to home, the husbands 'gifted' the disease to them.

Migrant worker Bista dies in Malaysia

February 1, 2018 10:55 am

DAMAK, Feb 1: Surendra Bista aka Phanindra of Damak Municipality-2, Jhapa district has died in Malaysia.

Social worker Koirala joins NC

November 12, 2017 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CNN Hero award winner and social worker Anuradha Koirala has joined the Nepali Congress.

Nepali migrant worker dies in Malaysia

November 8, 2017 10:28 am

ILLAM, Nov 8: A Nepali migrant worker from Phakphokthum rural municipality-1 of Ilam district died in Malaysia on November 5. Arjun Limbu, working in a furniture shop located at Johor Bahru, Malaysia, died of a heart attack when he was sleeping in his room.  The body of Limbu has been kept in a local hospital, said Yogen Ghimire. The company has initiated preparations to send the dead body back to Nepal. RSS

Worker electrocuted

October 10, 2017 09:17 am

RAUTAHAT, Oct 10: A worker was electrocuted at Baba Baijunath Sugar and Chemicals Mill at Katahariya municipality in Rautahat.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 2: A Nepali was killed in an accident in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. He is Bir Bahadur Rana, 35, Shuklafanta Municipality-12 who had been there in connection to the foreign employment for over a year. He was freed Kamaiya (bonded labour).

DAMAK, September 4: A worker died after falling from an under-construction house at Damak of Jhapa district this morning.

KHOTANG, September 4: A highway maintenance worker of the Diktel-Halesi road section in Khotang have not received remuneration for years, it has been revealed.

Manual worker found dead

July 7, 2017 10:05 am

POKHARA, July 7: A man was found dead on Thursday at Nagdhunga area of Pokhara – Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 8.

ROLPA, July 4: The rightful beneficiary of a dead migrant worker, Jaya Bahadur, of Rolpa is yet to claim the compensation amount sent to the district administration office by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs more than a year ago.

KHOTANG, June 29: A worker of District Technical Office, Khotang, deployed at a polling center of the district, has been found dead on Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, June 5: A Nepali migrant worker committed suicide after posting a dismal Facebook status.  Sunil Adhikari of Gorkha district, who was working at Degu Khang Sang-based Fozang Company, killed self after leaving a suicidal note.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Kanchhimaya Tamang scaled Mt Everest to become the first women from her Tamang community to do so.

CANBERRA, April 18: Australia will tighten temporary skilled migration visas, scrapping the current 457 program used by almost 100,000 people, as the country’s labor market weakens and anti-immigration sentiment spreads among developed nations.

Nepali migrant worker dies in Qatar

April 16, 2017 09:17 am

GAUSHALA, April 16: A Nepali migrant worker had reported died in Qatar last night. Ram Sharan Mandal, 40, of Jaleshwor Municipality-7, Mahottari who went to his bed after having dinner last night was found dead this morning, according to the family source.

Migrant worker dies in Saudi Arabia

April 6, 2017 13:15 pm

MAHOTARI, April 6: A migrant worker was found dead in a toilet in his quarter in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night.

SINDHULI, March 22: A person was killed last night in a tractor accident at Bhiman area of Kamalamai Municipality – 10, Sindhuli.

DHANUSHA, March 17: A man from Dhanusha who had gone to Malaysia for work has been found dead in suspicious circumstances.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Feb 26: A manual worker based at the Gadhi Bus Park in Bharatpur has been found dead.

Nepali migrant worker found dead in Qatar

February 20, 2017 10:28 am

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 20: A 35 – year – old Nepali migrant worker has been found dead in his room in Qatar.

JAJARKOT, Feb 7:   A construction worker died after being hit by a boulder while constructing an access road for the Nalsinghgadh hydro project on Tuesday.

Boulder crushes manual worker to death

February 7, 2017 11:18 am

JAJARKOT, Feb 7: A manual worker involved in the construction of an access road to Nalsingadh Hydro Power Project died after getting crushed by a boulder falling from above a hillside.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 31: A Nepali migrant worker has died in a road accident in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A man died after falling off from the fourth floor of the Bishal bazaar building in Kathmandu Metropolis-22 on Wednesday.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 14: A Nepali migrant worker from Kanchanpur district died in Malaysia under mysterious circumstances.

BARDIBAS, Jan 11: A manual worker was killed after being crushed by a sugarcane unloader machine at Everest Sugar & Chemical Industries at Ramnagar of Mahottari district on Tuesday night.

BAJURA, Dec 28: Pema Thapa Bhote of Pandusena repatriated after working in Malaysia for three years. When he reached his home in Martadi on December 18 he found only his three children. His wife was missing. He searched for her, but she was nowhere. Neighbors hinted that she might have eloped.

JHAPA, Dec 13: A 18-year-old construction worker fell to his death Monday from the roof of an unfinished building of Suresh Banshal of Birtamode Municipality-7in the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The body of Santa Bahadur Tamang, a migrant worker who died in Malaysia in the course of discharging his duties, has been brought to Kathmandu following the direction of Prime Minister Puspa Kahal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The overall departures of migrant workers have settled at a new lower level since the devastating earthquake in April last year, according to the recently published Nepal Development Updates report of the World Bank.

Hydropower company worker dies

September 26, 2016 12:37 pm

BAITADI, Sept 26: A worker with the Api Hydropower Company in Darchula died after falling off a cliff on Sunday.

ITAHARI, Aug 6: A migrant worker Nagendra Chaudhary from Itahari Sub-metropolis -7 has been murdered in Malaysia on Friday. He had left for Malaysia in course of employment from Damaru Oversees two years ago and was working in Konark Industry Company.

PANCHTHAR, Aug 2: A Nepali migrant worker was reportedly killed in a road accident in South Korea while another was critically injured.

JHAPA, July 30: Social worker Jay Narayan Dhungana has provided Rs 111,111 to the Narayan Gopal Memorial Foundation amidst a function here today.

RAJBIRAJ (Saptari), July 28: A Nepali migrant worker in Malaysia was killed in the line of duty after falling off the second floor of his company building on Wednesday, said Chandan Yadav, executive officer of Rajbiraj-based Sabal Nepal, an NGO.

KHOTANG, JULY 24: A Nepali migrant worker died in Malaysia after being hit by a car while trying to cross a street.

Construction worker falls to death

July 13, 2016 12:15 pm

JUMLA, July 13: A construction worker at the under construction Karnali Health and Sciences Academy Teaching Hospital fell to his death on Tuesday.

Construction worker falls to death

July 13, 2016 11:38 am

JUMLA, July 13: A construction worker at the under construction Karnali Health and Sciences Academy Teaching Hospital fell to death on Tuesday.