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March 15, 2018 5:38 PM Nepal’s Chief Justice Sacked Over Fake Date Of Birth

The Chief justice of Nepal Gopal Parajuli has been sacked following discovery that he had fake date of birth. Under Nepalese law, the chief justice should retire at the age of 65 but media reports that Parajuli apparently turned 65 several months ago. Parajuli, who succeeded Nepal’s first female chief justice eight month ago, accused the country’s leading 29

March 13, 2018 11:01 AM UPDATE: 49 Dead In Nepal Plane Crash

Latest update has revealed that a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out of the Nepal’s Kathmandu airport. The plane which had a total of 71 passangers and crew crashed on landing in Nepal. Rescuers pulled bodies from the charred wreckage of the plane, operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, after a raging fire was put out. The airline has blamed 32

March 12, 2018 11:14 AM Plane Carrying 71 Passengers Crashes In Nepal

Reports reaching us reveal that only 17 people have survived out of the 71 passengers and crew after it crashed at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport, with at least 17 people known to have survived. The plane veered off the runway while landing on Monday afternoon, BBC reports. Rescuers have also pulled dead bodies from the charred wreckage of the plane, operated 24

February 16, 2018 11:07 AM Hackers stole $6 million in attack on SWIFT system, Russian Central Bank says

Unknown hackers stole 339.5 million rubles (six million dollars) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian Central Bank said on Friday. The disclosure, buried at the bottom of a central bank report on digital thefts at Russian banks, is the latest in a string of attempted and successful cyber heists 21

December 20, 2017 8:42 AM South Koreans are most prolific drinkers in Asia, says WHO

People in South Korea are the most prolific drinkers in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). South Koreans over the age of 15 on average drink 10.9 litres of alcohol a year. South Koreans drink copious amounts of alcohol so much so that no other country comes close to their per capita consumption. The reason for this unparalleled liquor 31

November 13, 2017 8:08 AM Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst [See list]

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have been rated among the worst 20 airports. This is outcome of a survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net). The website ranked Lagos the fifth worst airport in the world, while Port Harcourt was ranked the third 75

August 31, 2017 8:18 AM Attention is on Harvey. But flooding has killed thousands this month in other countries, too

Skies, streams and seas have unleashed tragedies around the world this month, forcing us to reckon once more with the deadly power of weather and water. While we watch and react to the devastation wrought by the remnants of Hurricane Harvey across Southeast Texas and Louisiana, we should also spare a thought for the floods that have each taken more than a thousand 25

August 16, 2017 9:31 PM 120 dead in Nepal’s landslides, floods

At least 120 people have been killed and tens of thousands affected by floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains across Nepal, the government said yesterday, in the worst such calamity in nearly a decade. Some 35 people were still missing and 39 injured as emergency workers scrambled to supply relief to areas devastated by the floods 39

August 16, 2017 6:01 AM Monsoon Floods Take Over 200 Lives in South Asia

Kathmandu/Dhaka: Heavy monsoon rains in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have killed more than 200 people in the last week, officials said on Tuesday, as rescue workers rushed to help those stranded by floodwaters. In Nepal, the death toll from flash floods and landslides rose to 115, with 38 people missing. Relief workers said 26 of Nepal’s 75 districts 25

July 29, 2017 7:09 PM Data science can help us fight human trafficking

July 30 marks the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day focused on ending the criminal exploitation of children, women and men for forced labor or sex work. Between 27 and 45.8 million individuals worldwide are trapped in some form of modern-day slavery. The victims are forced into slavery as sex workers, beggars and child soldiers 37