Two women killed during shooting in Brooklyn

Two women killed during shooting in Brooklyn

wo women were killed during a shooting in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, cops said. A 21-year-old woman was shot once in the head and a 29-year-old woman shot once in the back at about 9:30 p.m. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to police. “I heard five shots. I heard people screaming and hid in my store,” a bodega worker said. “I didn’t want to go outside.” The shooting took in place in a back yard of a…

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Capital roads becoming unsafe for pedestrians?

Capital roads becoming unsafe for pedestrians?

Pashupati Thapa of Gaushala lost his life in a road accident Monday. A microbus knocked him down when he was crossing the road using a zebra crossing at around 9:30pm. Thapa, who was a cook at a guest house in Gaushala, died of head injuries. Last month Rabina Chaudhari, a school teacher, was killed after she was hit by a bus while using a zebra crossing in Basundhara. Similarly, a speeding microbus took the life…

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London mayor says UK should cancel Trump’s state visit

London mayor says UK should cancel Trump’s state visit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the UK should cancel a planned state visit by President Trump after he attacked Khan’s response to the weekend terror attack. “I don’t think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for,” Khan said on Britain’ s Channel 4 News Monday night. “It is no different from when you have got a close…

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CPN Maoist cadres robbed Ballot boxes from Naraharinath Village Kalikot

CPN Maoist cadres  robbed Ballot boxes from Naraharinath Village Kalikot

An unidentified group has robbed the ballot boxes at Naraharinath Village Council in Kalikot district on Sunday. According to Nepal Police Headquarters, police personnel were taking the ballot boxes to the vote counting station when the incident occurred. Police are yet to establish the number of ballot boxes robbed in the Municipality. Police suspect that the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist cadres might have robbed the ballot boxes. Plain-clothed police personnel, who were taking the…

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Nepal votes in first local elections in 20 years (video)

Nepal votes in first local elections in 20 years (video)

Nearly 50,000 candidates vying for various positions in municipal and village councils for the first time in 20 years. Nepalese have voted for representatives in municipal and village councils for the first time in two decades, a landmark moment in the country’s transition to democracy. Polling stations closed at 1700 local time (1115 GMT) on Sunday, with voter turnout estimated at 71 percent, Election Commission head Ayodhi Prasad Yadav said at a press conference. Ballot…

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Anonymous warns world to ‘prepare’ for World War 3 (video)

Anonymous warns world to ‘prepare’ for World War 3 (video)

The infamous hacktivist group Anonymous has released a chilling new video — urging people across the globe to “prepare” for World War 3 — as the US and North Korea continue to move “strategic pieces into place” for battle. “All the signs of a looming war on the Korean peninsula are surfacing,” the group says in the ominous six-minute clip, posted on YouTube over the weekend. Using their signature Guy Fawkes character, the hackers make…

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Nine Sherpas stand atop Mt Everest from Tibet side

Nine Sherpas stand atop Mt Everest from Tibet side

A team of nine Sherpa climbers on Thursday opened a route to the top of the world highest peak from Tibet side becoming the first team to reach the summit of Mt Everest in the spring climbing season. According to the climbers sand expedition organisers, nine rope-fixing Sherpas from Kathmandu-based Arun Treks successfully stood atop Mt Everest at around 4:30pm local time. “While Cory Richards and I were busy climbing 2,000 feet into the clouds…

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Ivanka gets booed at women’s panel

Ivanka gets booed at women’s panel

Ivanka Trump was booed Tuesday during a women’s panel discussion in Berlin after the First Daughter touted her father as “a tremendous champion of supporting families.” “I’m very proud of my father’s advocacy…He’s been a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive,” Ivanka said of her father, President Trump, during the W20 panel discussion alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The crowd moaned and hissed in response. Ivanka Trump was then put on…

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Maina Sunuwar murder: Nepal soldiers convicted of war-era killing

A Nepal court has sentenced three former soldiers to 20 years in jail for killing a teenage girl during the decade-long Maoist insurgency. Maina Sunuwar, 15, was tortured and killed in an army base in 2004 in a case that came to symbolise the horror of wartime abuse. It is the first time troops have been convicted over the 1995-2006 conflict. The three men were not present in court and rights groups fear they may…

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Man hit on head with hammer following J train argument

Man hit on head with hammer following J train argument

A 29-year-old man was hit on the head with a hammer following a dispute on a northbound J train on Friday evening, the NYPD said. The argument, involving the 29-year-old, a second 53-year-old male victim and a large group of unidentified suspects, took place about 9:05 p.m. Both victims were kicked and punched by the group before the 29-year-old was struck multiple times with the hammer, police said. The 29-year-old suffered contusions to the head…

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