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ITC safeguards Nepal operations with new plant


January 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) As Nepal's southern plains, where the factories of most major Indian joint ventures are located, continue to be racked by violence and strikes, Indian tobacco major ITC Ltd ... Read more...

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Indian held with crude bombs in Nepal


January 12th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian man has been arrested from a town in eastern Nepal, near the border with India, after searches revealed he was carrying four crude bombs, police said ... Read more...

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It’s already 2011 in Nepal!


December 30th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) New year celebrations began with gusto in Nepal Thursday, two days ahead of the rest of the world, as the Gurung community ushered in the new ... Read more...

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3 Indians arrested with bomb ingredient in Nepal


December 27th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Three young Indian men have been arrested while trying to enter Nepal from India's Darjeeling district carrying 120 kg of sulphur, an ingredient used to make ... Read more...

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Nepal air crash probe begins, travel agent arrested


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) As Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk lit 1,000 butter lamps in his throne room to mourn the 18 Bhutanese killed in an air crash in ... Read more...

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Bhutan grieves with Nepal as air crash kills 22 (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As Nepal's authorities Thursday confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished following a crash in a dense forest ... Read more...

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Nepal pledges probe as plane crash kills all 22 on board (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As search helicopters confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished in a dense forest in eastern Nepal, the ... Read more...

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Missing Nepal plane wreck found, all 22 feared killed


December 16th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Helicopters scouring eastern Nepal for a small aircraft that went missing minutes after taking off a day ago located its wreck in a deep forest over 9,200 ft ... Read more...

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Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal


December 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) A small aircraft with 22 people flown by domestic airline Tara Air went missing in eastern Nepal Wednesday afternoon minutes after taking off, aviation authorities said.The aircraft was ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists train guns on yet another Indian firm


December 11th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Continuing their policy of obstructing Indian investors, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Saturday trained their guns on yet another Indo-Nepal joint venture, threatening to bring it to a halt.The ... Read more...

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Nepal royal massacre gets a new plot


December 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) The darkest day in Nepal's history that saw King Birendra and nine family members killed in the Narayanhity Palace has been studiously avoided by writers and ... Read more...

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After elephants, mahouts go on rampage in Nepal


December 6th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) After migrating wild elephants went berserk in eastern Nepal earlier this year, killing at least a dozen people, it is now the turn of the mahouts ... Read more...

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Indian Army officer’s daughter is Nepal’s new global hero


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) The daughter of a former Indian Army colonel has become Nepal's new global hero, receiving a prestigious American award for her relentless work to prevent the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s sex symbol becomes Maoists’ new face


November 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 17 (IANS) "I will endure fire but not injustice," she says stoutly in her Facebook account. "I will endure thirst but not abuse. I am the daughter ... Read more...

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Nepal rebuts Indian charge of training Maoists


November 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) The diplomatic standoff between India and Nepal after the former's allegation that Nepal's Maoist party was training Indian Maoists deepened Saturday with a senior Nepali minister ... Read more...

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9-yr-old Nepalese boy may be the youngest Everest climber


November 8th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A Nepalese boy aged 9 is on the way to becoming the youngest person to climb the world's highest mountain, Everest.Tseten Sherpa, who scaled a 6,000-metre peak last ... Read more...

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Koirala flag flies high in Nepal politics


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) A 71-year-old pro-democracy fighter who served three years in India's Tihar Jail for hijacking an aircraft is now the new kingmaker of Nepal, winning a hotly ... Read more...

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Indian doctor dies in Nepal highway crash


September 18th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) A 32-year-old eye doctor from eastern India died in Nepal after being injured in a highway crash.Anjum Medi from Anil Nagar in Guwahati died in eastern ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ coming alarmingly alive in Nepal


August 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) As the audience wonders whether Natha, the poor farmer from Peepli village, will kill himself to save his family and land in Aamir Khan's latest ... Read more...

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Bikers chop off man’s arm in Nepal road rage


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) Two bikers, alleged to be drug addicts, chopped off the arm of a public bus driver in southeastern Nepal in full view of passengers in a ... Read more...

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Nepal heads for fresh prime ministerial polls


July 12th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 12 (IANS) The turbulent republic of Nepal headed towards fresh prime ministerial elections Monday, the third in two years, as its disgraced parties failed to lay aside differences ... Read more...

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Communist leader’s murder hits Nepal’s peace process


July 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) The murder of a communist leader hit Nepal's peace process with a key meeting Saturday among the three top parties, that could have paved the way ... Read more...

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Indian minister held for flouting currency ban


June 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) In a potentially embarrassing situation for the Indian government, Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L. Imchen was detained here Wednesday for flouting a currency ban that is ... Read more...

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Full-grown tiger skeletal seized in Guwahati


June 18th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shilliong, June 18 (IANS) A full-grown tiger skeletal and pangolin scales worth Rs.2 crore meant to be smuggled to China was seized from Assam's international airport, a senior official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists intensify anti-dam protest


June 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Work on a controversial high dam by India and Nepal in collaboration continued under tight security in eastern Nepal even as the opposition Maoist party intensified its protests ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists to launch anti-dam stir


June 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Fifteen regional organisations affiliated to the opposition Maoist party have warned the Nepal government that they would start a "strong" protest movement against a mega power project to ... Read more...

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GSI team to survey in Nepal for Sapta Kosi project


June 9th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) A three-member team from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) will arrive in Nepal Saturday to begin a survey amidst tight security for the controversial Sapta Kosi multipurpose ... Read more...

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After GMR, Maoists oppose mega India-Nepal power project


June 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) After bringing to a halt work on a medium-sized hydropower project by Indian infrastructure company GMR's joint venture in Nepal, the opposition Maoist party is now ... Read more...

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Bhutanese refugees pin homecoming hopes on SAARC Summit


April 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bhutanese refugees, forced to leave their homes for nearly two decades, are pinning their hopes on the 16th SAARC Summit starting in Bhutan from ... Read more...

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Indian held for trying to rape 3-year-old in Nepal


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 22 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy from India's eastern Bihar state has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly trying to rape a three-year-old girl, police said Monday. The adoloscent was arrested in ... Read more...

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Nepal again asks Bhutan to take back refugees


February 10th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) With the 16th summit of South Asian heads of states just over two months away, Nepal Wednesday asked Bhutan to take back the Bhutanese refugees who have been ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists begin anti-India campaign


January 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's first official visit to Nepal, former Maoist guerrillas Monday kicked off an anti-India campaign, accusing the southern neighbour of grabbing ... Read more...

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Why is Maharashtra Police silent, asks Neetu’s family


January 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Reacting to the statement issued to Nepal's media by former MP Amresh Kumar Singh that his estranged wife Neetu Singh was deported by the Indian police over ... Read more...

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India-Nepal give fresh impetus to bilateral military ties


December 14th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and Nepal sought to give fresh impetus to their bilateral military ties as Nepali Army chief General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung Monday received the honorary rank ... Read more...

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AIDS has a new name in Nepal: Mumbaiya


December 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) When Equal Access, an NGO, started a radio programme for Nepalis and Nepali migrants working in India, it broadcast the heart-breaking story of a teen from ... Read more...

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