Death sentence sought in rape case

Death sentence sought in rape case
Hetauda / Speaking during the special hour of today's State Assembly meeting of Province 3 in Hetauda, the SA members demanded death sentence to the guilty in a girl rape case.  Issues of earthquake survivors and matters relating to the announcement of permanent capital of the province and its naming were also raised in the meeting. Nine SA members...

60 year-old man beats wife to death

60 year-old man beats wife to death
Khotang / A 60-year-old man beat his wife to death at Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality- 3, Bamrang in Khotang. Makardhwaj Rai allegedly beat his spouse Aaisari Rai, 50, with a bamboo flat stick over a domestic dispute, leaving her dead. The incident took place on Monday evening, the District Police Office, Khotang confirmed. The woman was s...

Two army men found dead in pond

Two army men found dead in pond
Itahari / Two personnel of Nepal Army of the Eastern Division Headquarters, Itahari, have been found dead. The bodies have been brought to the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) for the post-mortem, the officials of the BPKIHS confirmed. The locals had informed on Monday after seeing two persons drown in the ponds at the premises o...

85-year-old jail bird dies

85-year-old jail bird dies
Gaushala /A jail bird serving his jail time in Jaleshwor prison house of Mahottari district died on Monday. Sonaphi Das Musahar, 85, of Gaushala Municipality died while receiving treatment in the district hospital, Jailer Shobhendra Thakur said. Musahar was doing time on charge of robbery for the past 11 months. Thakur said the inmate died of di...

Reconstruction of Upper Bhotekoshi hydel project begins

Reconstruction of Upper Bhotekoshi hydel project begins
Chautara, Feb 27 / The Upper Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project of 45 megawatt which suffered a heavy loss in Gorkha Earthquake and floods is likely to take two more years for the power generation after the completion of the ongoing reconstruction works. Power generation from the project is in a halt for five years leading to a huge loss to the proje...

Husband hacks wife to death

Husband hacks wife to death
Urlabari, Feb 11 / A person has killed his wife at Pathari Sanishchare of Morang district last night.  Chandra Bahadur Limbu, 34, of Shyamchok, Pathari Sanischare-9 hit his wife, Tulasa Limbu, 30, with a khukuri knife, killing her instantly, Inspector Bijaya Shrestha of the Area Police Office, Pathari said. Limbu is absconding after the murd...

Woman killed, husband injured after being hit by falling rock

Woman killed, husband injured after being hit by falling rock
Baitadi, Jan 30 / A woman was killed and her husband injured after being hit by a falling rock at Surnaya rural municipality in the district on Monday evening. The deceased Raju Mahara, 33, and her husband Ram Singh Mahara injured in the incident were extracting rocks from a quarry in the locality to build their house when the incident occurred,...

Skeleton of person missing for nine-months found

Skeleton of person missing for nine-months found
Terhathum, Jan 30 / A skeleton of a person, who had gone missing for the past nine month, has been found in Terhathum district. The skeleton of Padam Bahadur Limbu, 68, of Sabla at Myanglung municipality-9 was found at Patlechour Community Forest at Myanglung municipality-6, according to the Officiating Chief at the District Police Office, Police ...

NC’s Chaudhary wins provincial seat in Sunsari 3

NC’s Chaudhary wins provincial seat in Sunsari 3
Sunsari / Nepali Congress's Agam Lal Chaudhary won a Sunsari constituency 3 (B) Provincial Assembly seat. Chaudhary received 21,429 votes while his closest contender CPN (UML)'s Ram Dev Yadav representing the left alliance 17,568 votes.

One killed, eight hurt in brick pile collapse in Chitwan

One killed, eight hurt in brick pile collapse in Chitwan
Chitwan/ A brick kiln worker was killed when a pile of bricks fell and buried her at Milijuli chowk in Kalika Municipality-6 in Chitwan on Tuesday. Eight other workers were hurt in the accident. Sangita Dangi, 40, of Rolpa died while she was making bricks at a brick factory in the locality, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal....