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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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Sikkkim wins top rural development award


April 24th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Sikkim has won the 'best state' award for strengthening its panchayati raj institutions.Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Military plane crashes in western Nepal, killing 6


October 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
DHORPATAN, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane carrying six people, including a patient, crashed in the western region of Nepal on early Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no survivors. The accident ... Read more...

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Quake-hit Sikkim puts toll at 23, surveys horror


September 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 23 dead and 200 injured, cracks in 25 road bridges, mudslides, snapped road links... Sikkim Monday surveyed the horror of the powerful earthquake that ... Read more...

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Kidnappers fight with police in Nepal capital


August 30th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) As Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai assumed office Tuesday, a gunfight broke out between police and kidnappers in the capital, underscoring the fragile security ... Read more...

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Indian girls finish fourth in World junior squash


July 31st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 31 (IANS) Indian girls finished fourth after losing the play-off 1-2 to Hong Kong while Egypt overcame hosts United States 2-1 in the final to retain the title ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India go down fighting to US in squash championship


July 30th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 30 (IANS) Hosts US ended India's run in the women's World Junior team squash championship with a 2-1 victory in the semifinals here Friday to set up a ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling left takes ‘lesson’ from Bengal rout


May 13th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Chastened by the rout of neighbouring West Bengal's communist party that had ruled the Indian state for over three decades, Nepal's ruling left alliance said ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy official wounded in Kathmandu shootout


April 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, April 14(ANI): Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles shot and wounded a Pakistan embassy official in Kathmandu on Thursday, according to authorities.Mehboob Asif, a visa assistant at the Pakistan embassy, was hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM Khanal visits injured Nepal Minister Bista


April 12th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 12 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal visited the Manmohan Memorial Hospital on Tuesday to meet Energy Minister Gokarna Bista, a day after he was attacked by an unknown ... Read more...

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12 new ministers to take oath in Nepal on Wednesday


April 12th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.12 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister, Jhala Nath Khanal, has expanded his eight-member cabinet by inducting five United Marxist Leninist (UML) leaders as cabinet ministers and seven others as state ministers. The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nepal’s Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground


April 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Nepal's burgeoning Christian community's demand for a burial ground seemed headed for a collision with the Hindus with the Supreme Court Wednesday deciding to resolve two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Previously unknown Himalayan cave culture discovered


March 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 1 (ANI): A previously unknown Himalayan cave culture has been uncovered through gruelling archaeological research in upper Mustang, Nepal.According to the Department of Archaeology (DOA), highly skilled archaeologists ... Read more...

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Pashupatinath wins first battle against new Nepal government


February 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) As Nepal's new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Thursday succeeded in swearing in a mini cabinet amidst his allies, the Maoists, refusing to join his government, the new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stone Age artifacts discovered in Nepal


January 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Artifacts found in a cave at Pang-2, Kalimati of Parbat in Nepal could belong to the Stone Age, claim scientists.A team from the Department of Archeology (DoA) of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seven held in Nepal with fake Pakistan-made Indian currency


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal police have arrested seven people, including two Indians, with a stash of fake Indian currency worth over Rs.4 million manufactured in Pakistan.The notes were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bollywood gives Nepal’s beleaguered Maoists a break


August 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 27 (IANS) When they fought an armed war for 10 years that killed over 16,000 people, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas sought to ban Hindi films in the Hindu ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nepal lawyers rally behind Sobhraj’s lawyer, fiancee


August 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) In an act of solidarity, Nepal's lawyers Thursday rallied behind former international master criminal Charles Sobhraj's beleaguered lawyer Shakuntala Thapa and her daughter Nihita Biswas, better ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National boxing: Suranjoy, Dilbagh in second round


July 11th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Suranjoy Singh and Dilbagh Singh sailed into the second round of the senior national boxing championships here Sunday. Suranjay of Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) beat N. Shaik ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis deepens as parties fail to name new PM


July 11th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 11 (IANS) The crisis gripping Nepal since the fall of its first Maoist government in 2009 deepened Sunday with the parties continuing to trade charges and failing to ... Read more...

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Indian Band ‘Girish N The Chronicles’ At Suncane Skale Music Competition


July 7th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A Gangtok based rocked band "Girish "n the Chronicles', has become the first Indian band to compete in Suncane Skale a music festival in Herceg Novi, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four car thieves held in West Bengal


May 16th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, May 15 (IANS) Four car thieves, including two Nepali nationals, have been arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said Saturday. Police said some of the cars stolen by the ... Read more...

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Everest begins to give up its dead


May 13th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Years after they perished on the high Himalayan ranges of Nepal, including Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, the merciless mountains have now begun ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

All eyes on India as Maoist strike reaches fifth day in Nepal


May 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) All eyes turned to Nepal's neighbour India Thursday as a Maoist protest kept the country paralysed for the fifth day in a row, with the ruling parties failing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal Maoists call shutdown over passport deal with India (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) The controversy triggered by Nepal's coalition government signing a sensitive passport contract with an Indian company continued to grow Thursday with the country's biggest party, the Maoists, calling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal apex court summons PM over Indian deal


April 8th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) The controversy triggered by Nepal's coalition government signing a passport contract with an Indian company continued to grow Thursday with the country's top court summoning the prime minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ghosal, Harinder in final of squash championship


December 20th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh, both representing Tamil Nadu, reached the Open final with contrasting victories in the Senior National Squash Championships at the Delhi Gymkhana ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Major Brar, Moudgil win Raid-de-Himalaya rally


October 13th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) Major A.S. Brar and Ashish Saurabh Moudgil won the 11th edition of the world's highest and toughest motor rally - the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya rally - in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prachanda says he didn’t propose Girija Prasad Koirala as PM


October 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (ANI): Maoist chairman Prachanda has dismissed news reports that he offered Prime Minister's post to Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala during a secret meeting held at former royal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ex-Nepal beauty queen forsakes modelling to become an estate agent


August 4th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.4 (ANI): Former Miss Teen Nepal Aayusha Karki has given up a career in modelling and the movie business to become an estate agent.According to a report in The Times, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dipika, Anwesha, Surbhi in Junior World squash third round


July 29th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (INAS) The two best Indian hopes, top seed Dipika Pallikal and No.16 Anwesha Reddy, made it safely to the third round of the 13th Junior World squash championship here ... Read more...

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‘India Inc. differs in corporate strategies’ (With Image)


May 31st, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Three of India's leading Indian business groups can be distinguished by their corporate strategies, says corporate researcher and strategic management veteran Rajnish Karki."While the Tatas ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Sikkim government sworn in


May 20th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, May 20 (IANS) The new Sikkim government of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) was sworn in by Governor B.P. Singh here Wednesday. The new cabinet has quite a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Human traffickers’ gang busted, two arrested


April 28th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi police Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of human traffickers with the arrest of two persons while a hunt for the woman said to be ... Read more...

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Nepal Govt. names envoys for India, France


March 19th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, March 19 (ANI): Nepal cabinet has named Dr Chandra Kanta Poudel and Maoist central leader Ram Karki as the ambassadors to India and France respectively. The ambassador-nominees are required to undergo ... Read more...

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