Boat capsizes in Nepal, 2 die, 3 go missing

Two women died and three persons went missing after a boat capsized on the swollen Lal Bakaiya river in Rautahat district near the Nepal-India border. Police said, the incident happened last evening when 26 people, including women, were returning to Tikuliyaghat from Banjaraha on the ill-fated boat, which capsized on […]

US senator John McCain dies at 81

US senator John McCain, a celebrated Vietnam war hero, died last night after losing a battle to brain cancer. He was 81. The six-term senator, McCain was also a Republican presidential nominee in 2008.  McCain had been battling glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer discovered in July 2017. A […]

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres describes Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an exemplary statesman

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an “exemplary statesman”. The UN Chief, during his visit to the Permanent Mission of India this week, extended his heartfelt condolences to the former Prime Minister’s family. He recalled that he had met Vajpayee during the […]