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6 yr old boy playing with gun fatally shoots brother in US Sunday, June 26th, 2016

EAST ORANGE, N.J., (AP): Authorities say a 6-year-old New Jersey boy playing with a gun fatally shot his 4-year-old brother in the head. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says the children were at their home in East Orange when the shooting occurred about 11 a.m. Saturday. Chief Assistant..

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Five detained in accusation of slaughtering ox Friday, June 10th, 2016

CHITWAN: Police arrested five persons in accusation for slaughtering an ox from Madi area of Chitwan on Thursday. A slaughtered ox was found at Sisaughari area near Chitpur of Madi and as the police made inquiries and followed the trail it led to the information of the killing. The police detained..

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Petrol bomb hurled at Save the Children office in Sindhupalchok Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

SINDHUPALCHOK: An unidentified group hurled a petrol bomb on the premises of Save the Children's Office in Chautara, headquarters of Sindhupalchok district, on Monday night. Superintendent of Police Rabindra KC said a bomb disposal team of Nepal Police rushed to the incident site immediately and..

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US Woman Buys Second-Hand Freezer, Finds Body Inside Friday, June 3rd, 2016

WASHINGTON, (PTI): In a shocking incident in the US, a woman bought a used freezer for USD 30 from her neighbour's garage sale only to discover parts of a dead body inside. The woman, from Goldsboro, North Carolina, was shocked when she looked into the used freezer she bought and found parts of a..

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Florida judge denies Gawker new trial in Hulk Hogan case Thursday, May 26th, 2016

TAMPA, (REUTERS): Gawker will not get a new trial to defend its posting of a Hulk Hogan sex tape, and a Florida judge also declined to reduce the $140 million in damages a jury awarded the celebrity wrestler after finding the media website violated his privacy, attorneys said on Wednesday. An..

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Looking for liquor, Bihar tipplers land in Nepal jails Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

KATHMANDU: Tipplers from Bihar have been crossing into adjoining Nepal in thousands for their daily liquor quota ever since the Indian state went dry on April 1. However, scores end up spending the night in Nepal Police lockups and pay hefty fines. Police in Rautahat district of Nepal said at..

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Three manhandling former MP arrested Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

MAHOTTARI: Police has arrested three people on the charge of their involvement in the incident of beating of a former lawmaker. The UCPN (Maoist) former lawmaker Budhani Devi Mahato was severely beaten up by unidentified people on Monday night. The Area Police Office, Gaushala arrested..

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Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh Saturday, May 14th, 2016

DHAKA, (REUTERS): An elderly Buddhist monk was hacked to death on Saturday at a temple in Bangladesh, police said. The body of Mongsowe U Chak, 75, was found at the isolated temple where he lived alone in Naikkhangchhari village, about 338 kilometres (211 miles) southeast of Dhaka, police..

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Dacoits loot three homes in Mirchaiya

SIRAHA: Three homes were looted in Mirchiya municipality-7 of Siraha last night. A group of eight to ten masked men carried out bomb blasts before robbing off the villagers. Property worth more than Rs. one million including cash, gold ornaments, mobile sets, laptop and other goods were looted..

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Police raid TIA and Labour Office Monday, May 9th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Police have raided the Tribhuvan International Airport and the Labour Office, Tahachal today. Chief of Metropolitan Police Office, Crime Investigation Division, senior superintendent of police (SSP) Sarbendra Khanal informed that the police have arrested two women from the Airport as..

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13 yarsha smugglers arrested Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

DOLPA: The Nepalese Army has arrested 13 yarshagumba smugglers from western area of Kagmara Mounation in Dolpa district. Among the arrested are seven from Jajarkot district, two from Jumla and five from Dolpa district, according to Shey- Phoksundo National Park. The local body officially declares..

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Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

WICHITA, Kan., (AP): A Kansas anti-abortion activist faces trial in federal court this week over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car. Opening statements are expected Tuesday morning in the 2011 lawsuit brought by the U.S...

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Salyan murder case – accused confesses to killing

SALYAN: A breakthrough was made in the Salyan murder case after the accused Sanjaya Bharati of Chhayan VDC – 9 of the district confessed to killing four persons with a pole used in tethering buffaloes. Bharati, who was arrested on Wednesday, made his confession during police interrogation of..

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University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh Sunday, April 24th, 2016

NEW DELHI, (AP): A university professor on his way to work in northwestern Bangladesh was hacked to death Saturday in an attack similar to other killings by suspected Muslim militants, police said. A.F.M. Rezaul Karim Siddique was attacked on his way to the state-run university in the city of..

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Indiana 2-year-old kills himself with gun from mom’s purse Thursday, April 21st, 2016

NDIANAPOLIS, (AP): Indianapolis police say a 2-year-old boy shot and killed himself after taking a gun from his mother's purse on the kitchen counter when she wasn't watching. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say officers found the child with a single gunshot wound when they arrived..

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48 % women in Nepal suffer some sort of VAW: study Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

JANAKPUR: At least 48 per cent of women in Nepal suffer from one or the other form of violence against women (VAW) during their life, while 40 per cent of them fall prey to mental violence. The statistic was shared at a discussion programme organized by National Women Commission (NWC) in..

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