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Nepal assures India mechanism to check fake notes


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Allaying India's concerns, Nepal's Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Saturday gave an assurance that a mechanism will be developed soon to check the flow of ... Read more...

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Nepal’s apex court comes to Tibetan refugees’ aid


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal's apex court has come to the aid of nearly two dozen Tibetan refugees who were arrested after fleeing Tibet to go to India, asking the ... Read more...

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Don’t need certificate from politicians: Ramdev


September 20th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Calling upon people to stand united against corruption, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said " I don't need any certificate" from any political outfit to prove ... Read more...

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British embassy wall collapse victims’ kin seek compensation


September 19th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Angry protesters sought compensation from the British Embassy in Kathmandu Monday after the perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed during the previous night's earthquake, killing three ... Read more...

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Another Indian investment flounders in Nepal


September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Yet another Indian investment is in trouble in Nepal after Indian tobacco giant ITC's joint venture shut down its garments factory and the Manipal Group has ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Tibetan refugee resettlement plan still in doldrums


September 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) Nearly six years after the then US president George W. Bush proposed to resettle in America around 5,000 Tibetan refugees, regarded as living in danger in ... Read more...

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Nepal government loses Pashupatinath battle


July 31st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Nepal's beleaguered communist government, facing an imminent threat of dissolution, received a fresh blow Sunday with the Supreme Court preventing it from tangling with the trust ... Read more...

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Nepal government likely to fall


July 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The five-month-old communist-led government of Nepal could fall again, causing another severe setback to the peace process and drafting of a new constitution in which New ... Read more...

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Nepal government faces legal battle after reprieve


June 7th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Ten days after it was saved from dissolution, Nepal's Communist-led government faced a legal battle Tuesday with the apex court asking to explain why it amended ... Read more...

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China lowers Everest guard for Mumbai teen (With Images)


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) Last year, when two veteran climbers from West Bengal, Basanta Sinha Roy and Debashish Biswas, wanted to climb Mt Everest from Tibet, they were forced to ... Read more...

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Legal sword hangs over Nepal government


May 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With just two days left for Nepal's constitution, parliament and government to lose their validity, beleaguered communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal faced a fresh legal ... Read more...

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India-Nepal to talk on building dams to stop floods


May 25th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said India will hold discussions with Nepal to build check dams in the neighbouring country to address the problem ... Read more...

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Nepal government bans protests near parliament


May 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government Tuesday clamped prohibitions near the parliament building, banning all protests and rallies within ... Read more...

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Warrior clan shuts down Kathmandu, 72-hour closure on cards


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The Nepal government was Sunday hit by a 48-hour general strike called in Kathmandu valley by a protesting warrior community while six Left groups announced a ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitution battle gets legal twist


May 20th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) As Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal battles to save his government from falling in eight days' time and seeks an extra year from parliament ... Read more...

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Nepal government seeks more time to complete new constitution


May 12th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) With only 16 days left to ready a new constitution and facing his ouster from power, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Thursday rushed back ... Read more...

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Nepal government caught between federalists, royalists


April 26th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's weak government, under fire from all sides for growing insecurity, corruption and inflation, Tuesday found itself in a fresh dilemma with federalists demanding restructuring of ... Read more...

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Maoists keen to improve ties with India, Prachanda tells Krishna


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday held one of the most crucial meetings of his three-day visit to Nepal, discussing bilateral relations and attacks on ... Read more...

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Nepal minister with Indian passport, Tibetan ID, forced to quit


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new government suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment with a newly appointed minister from Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's ruling party being forced to quit following ... Read more...

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European Parliament asks Nepal to let Tibetan refugees vote


April 9th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Strongly reacting to Nepal forcibly preventing Tibetan refugees from taking part in an election to choose a new "government-in-exile", the European Parliament (EP) has asked the ... Read more...

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Nepal government staff to begin Mt. Everest expedition


April 6th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 6 (ANI): A team of 15 Nepali government employees is all set to start an expedition to scale Mt. Everest on Thursday.According to a Xinhua news agency report, the expedition ... Read more...

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Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government


April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) On a relay hunger-strike in Kathmandu for 13 days, Nepal's enraged Christian community Monday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the fledgling government of Prime Minister Jhala ... Read more...

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New Nepal government mired in parliament crises


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Less than two months after he became the new prime minister of Nepal, courtesy a controversial deal with the former Maoist guerrillas, communist chief Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea against Sikkim chief minister (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected a petition questioning the Indian citizenship of Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.Justice S. Muralidhar said: "This court finds ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal PM Bhattarai’ last rites performed in Kathmandu


March 6th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 6(ANI): The last rites of former Nepal Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who breathed his last in Kathmandu on Friday, were performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat here with state honours ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal PM Bhattarai’ last rites to be held on Sunday


March 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 5(ANI): The last rites of former Nepal Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who breathed his last in Kathmandu on Friday, will be performed with state honours on Sunday.The Nepal government ... Read more...

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Fugitive Indian casino king seeks truce with Nepal


February 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) A controversial Indian businessman who enjoyed monopoly over Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry but had to flee the country after growing disputes with the government has ... Read more...

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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in utter neglect


February 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet his original home Kapilavastu, in the remotest corner ... 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...

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Maoist army passes into Nepal government control (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Five years after they signed a peace accord and ended their decade-old armed insurrection, Nepal's Maoists Saturday began the process of formally handing over their guerrilla ... Read more...

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Last-minute deal averts crisis in Nepal


January 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) A last-minute deal between the ruling parties and the opposition Maoists averted chaos and possible violence in Nepal as the UN readied to pull out from ... Read more...

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Nepal government totters as biggest ally threatens to quit


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The political scenario in Nepal became even more complex Monday as the biggest party in the coalition government threatened to pull out Wednesday, when the prime ... Read more...

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Nepal government asked to recall envoy to India


January 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Thirty MPs cutting across party lines Sunday asked Nepal's caretaker government to recall the country's ambassador to India, Rukma Shumsher Rana, following his alleged involvement with ... Read more...

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‘Peace deal may collapse if UN leaves Nepal’


January 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 6(ANI): The Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), the Maoist party in Nepal, has warned that the country's peace process could collapse if United Nations' peacekeepers leave next week.The Nepal ... Read more...

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Hindu gods, Sai Babas fail to deter Nepal’s menace


January 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 6 (IANS) Once the only Hindu kingdom in the world, Nepal has the largest number of religious holidays among countries, as well as the controversial reputation of ... Read more...

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