Man held for trading women including wife to Indian brothel Sunday, August 27th, 2017

DOLAKAHA: A man has been arrested on charge of his involvement in the trafficking of his spouse and another adolescent girl to India.  Neer Kumar Nepali of Kharanitar-5, Nuwakot, has been arrested for trading his first wife Goma Pariyar and a 17-year-old woman of Namdu of Baiteshwor Rural..

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12 – year – old raped and murdered in Dhanusa Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

DHANUSHA: A 12 – year – old girl was raped and murdered by a tenant living in her home here in Dhanusha on Tuesday. Krishna Dev Sah's daughter, Bibika Kumari Sah, of Musahar settlement of Janakpur Sub Metropolitan City was murdered after rape. Ram Chandra Mahato Nuniya, 40, from Bela area of..

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Attempted rape survivor seeking justice Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

MAHOTTARI: A girl who survived an attempted rape has reached the district headquarters, Jaleshwor seeking justice.  The girl said Bijaya, 32, son of Kailash Thakur, reached her house while she was alone, assaulted and dragged her to the courtyard, torn her clothes, inflicted wounds over body and..

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Sharma’s hearing to continue on Wednesday Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

KATHMANDU: The hearing on the case of corruption involving Inland Revenue Department's Director General Chudamani Sharma at the Supreme Court (SC) has been put on hold till Wednesday.  A full bench of Justices Dipak Raj Joshi, Dipak Kumar Karki, Kedar Prasad Chalise, Sharada Prasad Ghimire and..

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Father and son arrested in accusation of murder

MAHOTTARI: Police have arrested a father in accusation of murdering his daughter here in the district. Shivaji Mahato and his son, Binod Kumar Mahato, of Hariban municipality – 5 were arrested in connection with the murder case, according to Superintendent of Police (SP), Raj Kumar Lamsal, of..

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Incapacitated 75 – year – old dies in course of treatment Friday, July 21st, 2017

CHARIKOT: A septuagenarian found in an incapacitated state of health at Satdobato intersection of Charikot – the district headquarters of Dolakha – has died in course of treatment. The body of the unidentified 75 – year – old man is being kept at a mortuary, said District Police Office,..

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Woman gang raped, three arrested Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

PARSA: The Parsa Police Tuesday arrested three youths on the charge of gang raping a woman. The accused are Taiyab Hussain, 30, Nurul Haqque, 30, and Mahammed Tabrej, 29. They all are from Inarwa of Birgunj Metropolitan City-19. They allegedly raped the 22 year-old woman of Jeetpur, Bara after..

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6,100 women and children trafficked in 2016 Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

KATHMANDU: As many as 6,100 women and children were reportedly trafficked from the country during the fiscal year 2072-73 BS, a report reveals. The 'Trafficking in persons' National Report released by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today showed that 98 % among the trafficked were..

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Rapist held

LAMJUNG: Police have taken into custody 29-year-old Resham Tamang on the charge of raping a 12-year-old girl.  Tamang from Nuwakot is charged of raping the mentally retarded and physically disabled girl on Monday morning at Beshisahar-1. He was caught on the spot and has accepted to the crime...

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Little Rock Police: Several injured after nightclub shooting Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

LITLLE ROCK, Ark. (AP): Police said 17 people were hurt in a shooting early Saturday after a dispute at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. The city's police chief said officers suspect multiple people fired weapons but that the incident was not terror-related.  The shooting happened at the Power..

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Woman dies in acid attack Monday, June 26th, 2017

MAHOTTARI: A middle-aged woman has died in a midnight acid attack while in sleep from an unidentified attacker. Shital Devi Mahato, 65, wife of Gonar Mahato of Gaushala Municipality – 1 died in the attack. She was sleeping at an open space when the attack took place. Mahato died on the spot,..

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Mother and son die, two taken ill from food poisoning Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

MYAGDI: A woman and her son have died and two others have been taken ill from food poisoning in Chiswang of Mangala – 5 here in Myagdi. The father, mother and son were visiting the in-laws' house in Chiswang when they fell unconscious after consuming Dhido – made of corn or millet flour with..

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Hate Crime: US Man Beats Asian, Screams ‘We Are White Power’ Thursday, May 4th, 2017

NEW YORK, (PTI): A 48-year-old man in the United States has been charged with hate crime after he pummeled an Asian man in the face screaming "We are white power", "Go back to your country! What are you doing here?", police said today. Steven Zatorski, stormed up to the 30-year-old victim on Third..

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Meningitis Outbreak In Nigeria Has Killed 813 People: Report Thursday, April 27th, 2017

ABUJA, (REUTERS): A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people so far this year, the country's health minister said, as Africa's most populous country and aid organisations attempt to tackle the surge in infections. The government on Wednesday approved a house-to-house search in northern..

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16 Gets Killed As Overnight Air Strikes Hit-On Syrian Prison Sunday, March 26th, 2017

BEIRUT, (AFP): At least 16 people were killed overnight in air strikes on a prison in the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Saturday. It said the dead included prisoners and prison guards, but did not have an immediate breakdown of..

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