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JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

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Arrested militant did business in Nepal: family


September 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) The family of the militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, arrested in Kashmir for the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Afghanistan, Thursday said he was working as ... Read more...

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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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India 169th in Fifa rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India have gone a place down to 169th position in the FIFA rankings despite winning the recently concluded Nehru Cup football tournament here.However, India are ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Tehran to attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and meet ... Read more...

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Three Nepalis held for killing compatriot


August 27th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three Nepalis have been arrested here for killing a compatriot, police said Monday.Shiv Raj, 28, Jang Bahadur, 23, and Dharam Pal, 43, were arrested from ... Read more...

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Anaka, Kush top seeds


August 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Asian junior champions Anaka Alankamony and Kush Kumar have been given top billing in the fourth Indian Junior Open Squash Championship starting here Monday.The tournament is ... Read more...

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Nepal to introduce new visa regime


August 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Nepal is set to introduce a new visa regime in an attempt to discourage foreign criminals from using Nepal as a transit point to sneak into ... Read more...

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India will be tough opposition: Maldives coach


August 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives' coach Istvan Urbanyi said their next match in the Nehru Cup foortball tournament against India Saturday would be a difficult one.The Maldives Thursday ... Read more...

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Nepali man bites snake to death in revenge attack


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Katmandu, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was currently reported that a man bit a snake as sign of revenge. This was so astonishing to the people around the area where the incident ... Read more...

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Nepal, China should boost business ties: envoy


August 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) Nepal and China should boost bilateral business ties, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan said here. The Chinese ambassador Friday said: "China will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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India take on Syria in Nehru Cup opener


August 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Defending champions India will take on Syria in the opening match of the Nehru Cup football tournament which kicks-off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Emirates makes key changes in India management team


August 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug (IANS) Emirates airline Wednesday said it has made key management changes in its commercial operations department with Essa Sulaiman Ahmad joining as the new vice president, India ... Read more...

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China, India can spur Nepal economy: Chinese envoy


July 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Being located between China and India can be a driving force for Nepal's development, China's ambassador Yang Houlan said here.Nepal should "make use of such a ... 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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‘Pakistan not cooperating in return of Kashmiri youths’


July 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's "non-cooperation" was the only road block in return of the Kashmiri youths who were stranded in training camps in Pakistan-administered Kashmir or were living outside ... Read more...

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Eight Indians die in Nepal accident


July 28th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) At least eight Indian pilgrims were killed when their jeep fell into a river in Nepal Saturday, a media report said.Eight people died in the accident ... Read more...

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Bihar destitute woman is missing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 ... Read more...

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17 killed in Nepal bus accident


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Seventeen people died in Nepal Monday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged some 200 meters down into the Trishuli river.The accident took ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 dead in Nepal accidents this year


July 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 190 people have been killed and 629 injured in 68 reported highway accidents in Nepal this year, according to Xinhua.Traffic police said more than ... Read more...

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Gen Singh conferred Nepal Army General rank


July 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, on a four-day's official visit to Nepal, was Wednesday conferred the rank of an honorary General of the ... 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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UN gives $8 mn for Nepal’s peace process


June 30th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) The UN Peacebuilding Fund Friday released $8 million for Nepal to help it tackle challenges surrounding its peace process.According to the Office of the Resident and ... 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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81,000 litres of illicit liquor destroyed in Nepal


June 20th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Around 81,000 litres of illicit liquor have been seized and destroyed in the Nepali capital in the past three years, police records show.However, despite attempts by ... Read more...

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India make clean sweep of SAF TT Team Championships


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) India won all team titles on offer in the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here MOnday.India's junior boys defeated Nepal ... Read more...

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Five Nepali schoolgirls kill themselves after failing in exam


June 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) At least five teenaged girls have committed suicides in the last three days in Nepal after failing in their School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination, whose results ... Read more...

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Delhi Police aspirant goes missing


June 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A 22-year old man who had threatened to commit suicide after failing an exam to get into Delhi Police has gone missing in the capital, ... Read more...

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Five dead, 19 injured in Nepal accident


June 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 19 others injured Monday when a bus skidded off a road and rolled down a hillside in Nepal.The accident ... Read more...

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Nepal’s opposition parties to hold anti-PM rally


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a bid to exert pressure on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to step down, a group of 19 Nepali political parties have decided to hold ... Read more...

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Six rescued from Delhi’s red light area


May 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Two girls and four young women who were forced into prostitution have been rescued from the capital's red light area, Delhi Police said Tuesday.They were ... Read more...

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Nepali runner wins world’s highest marathon race


May 29th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmanu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali runner Phurbu Tamang regained the title in the world's highest "Qomolangma Marathon" race Tuesday at the foothills of Mount Qomolangma -- the Tibetan name for ... Read more...

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