himalayan country

Nepal’s Maoists welcome US’ removal of terror tag


September 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-Maoist) has welcomed the US State Department removing it from its list of terrorist organisations - six years after the end ... Read more...

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Nepal parties seek more time to settle statute row


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) Major political parties of Nepal Monday sought two more days to thrash out contentious issues that have held up their constitution drafting.The Himalayan country's political parties ... Read more...

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Nepal to check fake currency influx into India


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Nepal Monday said it won't allow anti-India activities like influx of fake currency notes, movement of terrorists and smuggling of arms and goods from its ... Read more...

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A new chapter opened in Indo-Nepal relations: Bhattarai


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after India unveiled a $250 million line of credit for Kathmandu and signed a crucial investment pact, Nepal's Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai ... Read more...

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India offers Nepal $250 mn soft loan, seals investment pact


October 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In key initiatives that are set to bolster ties between New Delhi and Kathmandu, India Friday unveiled a $250 million line of credit and ... Read more...

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Nepal’s strong Chandigarh connections


August 30th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not usual for the head of a state and the leader of the government of that country to have a strong bond with a ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar in Bhutan to study hydel projects


May 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 4 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who left for Bhutan Wednesday for a three-day visit, will study the country's hydel power projects and the concept of Gross ... Read more...

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Country will come out of political crisis: Nepal president


January 28th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) An ongoing political crisis in his country notwithstanding, Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav Friday expressed confidence that the Himalayan country would emerge successfully out of it."Everything is going ... Read more...

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India asks Nepalese political parties to form larger consensus


October 15th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Expressing concern over Nepal's failure to elect a new Prime Minister for nearly three months, India on Friday asked all the political parties in Nepal to come ... Read more...

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UN asks Nepal to speed up peace deal


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN agency assisting Nepal's protracted peace process Wednesday asked the major parties in the Himalayan country to speed up the deal, underlining that it will ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Madan Tamang’s murder case flees CID custody in Darjeeling


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling (West Bengal), Aug.22 (ANI): Prime accused in the murder of All India Gorkha League (AIGL) President Madan Tamang, Nicole Tamang managed to escape on Sunday from the Criminal Investigation Department custody ... Read more...

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Another Black Friday threatens Nepal, crisis at midnight


May 28th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Regarded as an ill-omen day when most of Nepal's national tragedies occurred, yet another Black Friday dawned in Nepal with a constitutional crisis looming from midnight ... Read more...

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SAARC to sign pacts on environment, trade


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In its silver jubilee year, the eight-nation South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will focus on climate change and sign two pacts on environment and ... Read more...

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India’s yoga power scores a hit in Nepal


March 26th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) India's soft power once again scored a victory when Nepal connected with Patanjali's ancient yoga at a week-long fitness and alternative therapy camp in the Himalayan country Friday. ... Read more...

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Veteran Nepali Leader Girija Prasad Koirala Dies


March 20th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kathmandu, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girija Prasad Koirala, the former Prime minister of Nepal passed away today after suffering prolonged illness. According to reports, the veteran politician who held the ... Read more...

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India, Nepal sign bilateral agreements


February 16th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Nepal's visiting President Ram Baran Yadav called on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Tuesday and the two countries signed a bilateral agreement ... Read more...

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Nepal, India agree to tackle terrorism (Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Nepal Sunday pledged to work closely in the fight against terrorism and extremism, as External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ended his three-day visit to the Himalayan ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Nepal Friday, 5 pacts on the way (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid reports of rising anti-India sentiment stoked by the Maoists, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Kathmandu Friday on a three-day visit during which India and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seeks link to Bhutan via India


November 7th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, Nov 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought a road to Bhutan through India for bettr trade and people-to-people contact. She told her hosts at this Bhutanese capital ... Read more...

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Film on Bangladesh’s `Biharis’ to show at Nepal fest


August 16th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) A documentary that portrays the fears of Bangladesh's Urdu-speaking populace, also known as `Biharis', will compete for honours at the seventh Film South Asia festival in Kathmandu next ... Read more...

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Agiatated Maoists threaten protests on streets and in parliament of Nepal


May 5th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 5 (ANI): Agitated maoists on Tuesday vowed to protest in streets and the parliament after Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) stepped down as prime minister on Monday and created ... Read more...

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GMR trouble in Nepal resolved: Menon


February 18th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) Work has resumed at the project site of Indian company GMR Energy in western Nepal after obstruction by locals since Sunday, Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said Wednesday ... Read more...

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China says no India card behind ties with Nepal


December 12th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) China Friday denied speculations that Beijing was trying to cosy up to Nepal to counter the Indian presence in the Himalayan country, saying that relations between Nepal and ... Read more...

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Former Indian Prez Kalam to attend Kathmandu University Convocation


November 18th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (ANI): Former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is scheduled to attend the 14th Convocation Ceremony of the Kathmandu University as the chief guest here today. Talking briefly to ... Read more...

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Prachanda seeks release of Maoists in Indian jails


November 13th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has pressed for the release of nearly 100 Maoist activists who are held in various jails in India. Prachanda, who ... Read more...

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UN’s Nepal mission cannot be completed by Jan 23


November 11th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite considerable political progress being made, the task assigned to the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) cannot be completed before the end of its current mandate on ... Read more...

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Work together: Security Council urges Nepal government, political parties


November 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 8 (IANS) The UN Security Council has urged all the stakeholders in Nepal including the new government and major political parties to work together to ensure that the peace ... Read more...

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Advani to meet PM over Bihar floods


September 3rd, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Purnia/Patna, Sep 3 (ANI): Senior BJP leader LK Advani will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today to seek a solution to the problem of recurrent floods in Bihar, ... Read more...

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Don’t read too much into Prachanda’s China visit: Nepal’s envoy


August 28th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Nepal's Ambassador Durgesh Man Singh has sought to allay anxieties in India about Prachanda's visit to China - his first overseas visit after becoming prime minister - ... Read more...

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China hopes Nepal will achieve stability: Premier Wen


August 24th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (Xinhua) China Sunday told Nepal it would work to deepen bilateral ties and expressed hope the Himalayan country under the new leadership would achieve political stability and accelerate economic ... Read more...

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Bhutanese prime minister meets Manmohan (Lead)


July 17th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met his Bhutaness counterpart Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley and underlined India's commitment to further deepening multi-faceted ties between the neighbours. Thinley is ... Read more...

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Bhutan prime minister meets Sonia, Pranab


July 16th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India and Bhutan Wednesday reinvigorated their warm and friendly ties as New Delhi accorded a state welcome to Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley, who is here on his ... Read more...

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Bhutan seeks India’s help to set up medical college


July 15th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bhutan Monday urged India to help build a super-specialty medical college modelled after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and allow more Bhutanese students to ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM begins maiden visit to India


July 14th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bhutan's Prime Minister Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley began his maiden visit to India Monday - his first trip abroad as democratically elected prime minister of the Himalayan ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks extension of UN mission


July 10th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kathmandu, July 10 (Xinhua) The Nepali government has formally requested the UN for extension of the term of the world forum's mission in the Himalayan country by another six months, nepalnews.com website ... Read more...

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