Time never heals wounds

March 30, 2019 11:05 am

As I sit down to write after long, the first thing I want to express is how your presence is felt so strong. Not just me, but everyone around who thinks about you every single day. We all feel your presence guiding us in each step, really strong.

Heal the wounds, once and for all

February 7, 2019 02:00 am

Parliament has endorsed the government’s proposal to extend the terms of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for one more year with a possibility of further extension by one more year on Wednesday.

KABUL, May 6: A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 12 people and wounded 33, officials said.

Healing the wounds

April 25, 2018 06:00 am

Three years ago today, we experienced the worst disaster of our lifetime. The April 25, 2015 earthquake killed 8,979 people and destroyed around 900,000 homes leaving people in indescribable miseries. But in the last three years, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) that was established to help quake victims quickly rebuild their lives has not been able to function optimally.

MYAGDI, March 22: Fourteen years ago, Beni witnessed a devastating offensive launched by the then rebel Maoist rebels during the decade-long armed insurgency. On the night of March 20, 2004, the rebels infiltrated the town, the district headquarters of Myagdi, and launched a deadly attack on security personnel from all sides.

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 9: A suicide bomber targeting Afghanistan’s minority Hazaras blew himself up at a police checkpoint in western Kabul on Friday, killing nine people and wounding 18, officials said.

RUKUM, Nov 21: Sita Sharma (name changed) of Tribeni Rural Municipality was repeatedly raped by Maoists during the insurgency period. The psychological torture of that time made her mentally ill.

QUETTA, Pakistan, June 23: A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack.

KABUL, May 31: A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 80 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

KABUL, Afghanistan, May 31: A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 64 people and wounding as many as 320, sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

BANGKOK,  May 22:  A bomb exploded at a hospital in Bangkok on Monday, wounding more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 21:  A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing 20 people and wounding at least 50, officials said.

A car bomb blast killed at least 12 people and wounded 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

CHITWAN, Sept 6: A rhino that had sustained six bullet injuries on August 20 died Tuesday while undergoing treatment in Chitwan.

BERLIN, Aug 14: Swiss police say the man who attacked passengers aboard a train with a knife and burning liquid, killing one and wounding five others, has died of his own injuries.

BAGHDAD, July 8: The death toll from an attack on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad has risen to 37 overnight, with 62 people wounded, Iraqi officials said Friday.