Many parts of Kathmandu, including Kalanki, Kupondole, Kuleshwor and Balkhu were submerged under water on Friday. Thirty-two people are still reported to be missing in the rain-related incidents that have thrown normal life out of gear in the central and eastern parts of the Himalayan nation.
Nepal rainstorm: High winds flipped cars and blew one passenger bus off a highway, causing fatalities. Police said other deaths were caused by collapsing walls and falling bricks in homes and toppled trees and electricity poles.
Ghaziabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Devendra, the mastermind behind the abduction of Snapdeal employee, on Monday confessed to his crime and said he wanted to marry her and wanted to get settled in Kathmandu, Nepal. The accused said that he first saw her at New Delhi Rajiv Chowk metro station and fell in love with her. He added that he was inspired by Adolf Hitler and Shah Rukh Khan’s character in ‘Darr’ and had planned everything on similar lines.
Kathmandu (Nepal), Feb 09 (ANI): Former prime minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala passed away at the age of 79 after battling with a chronic respiratory problem. Koirala was also being treated for tongue cancer. He is credited with promulgating the new constitution of Nepal in September last year. His body will be taken to party's central office in Kathmandu and kept there for last tributes from party cadres and others.
Nepal, Jan 23 (ANI): A day after three persons were killed in police firing in Rangeli Bazaar, enraged activists took to the streets, burning tyres and obstructing vehicular movement along the Biratnagar-Rangeli road. The incident took place on January 21 in Rangeli, 215 km southeast of Kathmandu, when police fired at ethnic Madhesi activists to stop them from disrupting a gathering. Eight others were also injured in the firing. Amid the deepening political crisis in Nepal, US has asked Nepal Prime Minister K. P. Oli to take concrete steps to resolve the political impasse. The United Madhesi Front, which is leading the protests, wants state boundaries to be redrawn to give their communities more power. So far, more than 50 people have died in the agitation and the talks between the protesting Madhesi groups and the government have not yielded any results.