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Quake hits Nepal’s mainstay tourism industry


September 21st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Recovering from a decade of armed uprising and a massacre in the royal palace that wiped out the king, queen and nine more royals, Nepal's tourism ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Billionaire Saudi prince wows Nepal


November 15th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) Described as the 19th richest man in the world by Forbes magazine, Saudi billionaire prince Al-Waleed bin Talal has created great excitement and anticipation with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal cracks down on Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Mindful of China's displeasure, Nepal's caretaker government Tuesday cracked down on the birthday celebrations of exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, preventing mass prayers in monasteries ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China prevents Nepal from attending celebrations at Tibetan monastery


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Though China failed to prevent US President Barack Obama from meeting exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama, it has succeeded in stopping top Nepalese officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Where is Kathmandu?


November 1st, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. Situated in the lap of the Himalayas, bordered by the People's Republic of China to the north and by India to the south, east and west. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia, World, World News |

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