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Nepal gets new army chief


September 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 9 (IANS) Acting Nepal Army chief Lt. Gen. Gaurav Shumsher Rana Sunday formally took over as chief following compulsory retirement of outgoing army chief Chhatra Man Singh Gurung.Rana ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India one win away from a third final (Preview)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) On current form India should beat a struggling Nepal and make their third straight final of the Nehru Cup here Tuesday.India appeared a bit rusty ... Read more...

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3 die, scores missing after Nepal boat capsize


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three people died and an unknown number of people went missing as a boat with about 50 to 55 people on board capsized in ... Read more...

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Nepal cholera toll rises to 12


August 4th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) Cholera claimed two more lives in Doti district in far-western Nepal, taking the toll to 12 since the outbreak of the disease about a month-and-half ago.According ... Read more...

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Pakistani official sacked after polishing shoes in India


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a deputy attorney general in Peshawar, who aimed at creating inter-faith harmony by polishing shoes of worshippers at different temples and gurdwaras in ... Read more...

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Nepal’s tiger numbers up


July 29th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Nepal Sunday reported an increase in the number of its tigers.According to the latest census report released on the occasion of World Tiger Day Sunday, Nepal ... Read more...

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35 killed in bus accident in Nepal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 people, most of them Indians, were killed in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after the bus they were travelling by ... Read more...

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Gyanendra Shah wishes reinstatement as Nepal’s monarch


July 8th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Shah has said for the first time that he wants to return to the throne, Xinhua reported.In an interview, the ... Read more...

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World Bank to give $60 mn for bridges in Nepal


June 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Nepal will receive $60 million from the World Bank for construction, improvement and maintenance of bridges, the government said.The funding is being made through the bank's ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to start daily flights to Dubai


June 8th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Friday said it would add Dubai as the third international destination to its network by daily operating direct Delhi-Dubai and Mumbai-Dubai flights ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to link Dubai with Mumbai, Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) India's low-cost airline SpiceJet will soon launch two new daily flights connecting Mumbai and New Delhi with Dubai, an official said Friday.The first service to Dubai ... Read more...

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Japanese lady, 73, awarded for scaling Mt. Everest


May 26th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese lady who climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, this past week has been awarded by the Guinness World Records.On Friday, Asian ... Read more...

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Around 200 villagers fall sick in western Nepal


May 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) Around 200 people in Myagdi district in western Nepal fell sick in the last four days with an unidentified disease, reports said Saturday.The disease affected a ... Read more...

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Death toll in Nepal flood rises to 19


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The death toll in the floods in the Seti River in western Nepal triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 19 with ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Nepal road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a road accident Sunday in Nepal's Kaski district where an avalanche-triggered flood has created havoc since Saturday, local media ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll rises to 15, many missing (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and dozens of others are still missing in Nepal following an avalanche in the country' Annapurna range which triggered ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nepal flood


May 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and dozens of others were missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in the Seti ... Read more...

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More Indians head to Nepal


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal has witnessed a sustained tourist inflow with visitor arrivals in April rising by 23.1 percent year on year, according to official figures released Thursday. Arrivals ... Read more...

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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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Nepal holds security talks with India


April 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) India and Nepal began their four-day bilateral security talks Thursday.The Nepal-India bilateral consultative groups on security issues began their meeting in Nepali city of Pokhara, ... Read more...

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For 12 years, Kashmir widow hunts for missing son (With Image)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Twelve years after her son was allegedly arrested by the Nepal police, Zubeida, a 65-year-old Kashmiri widow, has said that she has been running from pillar ... Read more...

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Tibetans to get five-year registration certificates


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 22 (IANS) Tibetans born in India and those living in the country for more than 20 years can now get the registration certificates essential for their stay renewed ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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17 Indians held with fake passports in Nepal


March 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) Over 100 people, including 17 Indians, have been arrested in Nepal for using fake passports, a media report said Saturday.The Department of Immigration arrested 118 people ... Read more...

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Election year politics holds up Obama’s envoy to India


March 30th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Election year politics has held up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee as envoy to India.But South Asia veteran Nancy J. Powell, who was ... Read more...

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Nepal PM sacks labour minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday sacked Labor and Transport Management Minister Sarita Giri, a media report said. The prime minister's decision came after Giri's defiance ... Read more...

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Over 300 chickens culled in Nepal farm


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) About 350 chickens have been culled in a farm in Nepal following confirmation of an outbreak of bird flu.Bal Krishna Bhusal, chief of the district public ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: India end campaign with 0-4 loss to North Korea


March 13th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 13 (IANS) India ended their disappointing campaign in the AFC Challenge Cup with a 0-4 loss to North Korea in their last league match at the Dashrath Stadium ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: India set for Philippines Challenge


March 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) India national football team head coach Savio Medeira feels that Sunday's encounter against Philippines in the AFC Challenge Cup will be a difficult one. The Philippines, ... Read more...

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrives in India


March 9th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here Friday afternoon to inspect the infrastructure in the country before awarding the Under-17 World Cup football to All ... Read more...

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AFC Challenge Cup: India enjoy psychological advantage against Tajikistan


March 8th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) India will enjoy the psychological advantage when they face Tajikistan in their first match of the AFC Challenge Cup football tournament here Friday.Tajikistan (140th) are ranked ... Read more...

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Confident of a good show in AFC Challenge Cup: Medeira


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira was confident of a good show from the 2008 champions in the AFC Challenge Cup that starts here Thursday."The team has ... Read more...

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We have to take one match at a time: Chettri


March 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chettri said Tuesday that it will be tough for the 2008 champions in the AFC Challenge Cup since they have been placed ... Read more...

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India leave for AFC Challenge Cup


March 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The 23-member Indian football team has left for Kathmandu to participate in the AFC Challenge Cup beginning Thursday.India have been clubbed with North Korea, the ... Read more...

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