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Three killed as monsoon begins havoc in Nepal

July 1st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 1 (IANS) Only 17 days into monsoon, Nepal Friday felt the adverse side of bountiful rains with landslides killing at least three people and inundation beginning in dozens ... Read more...

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Indian trooper shot at from across Nepal border

February 18th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) A trooper of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was hit by a bullet fired from the Nepal side of the India-Nepal border at Panchpakri, about 175 km from ... Read more...

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Nepal’s 9-yr-old to defy age bar for Everest record

November 5th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Defying an age bar on Mt. Everest climbers imposed by two countries, a nine-year-old Nepali boy is set to attempt to scale the world's ... Read more...

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West Bengal duo climb Mount Everest

May 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Two mountaineers from West Bengal have summited the world's highest peak - Mount Everest. Basanta Singha Roy, 47, and Debasish Biswas, 37, scaled the 8,848-metre peak Monday, becoming the ... Read more...

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India beefs up security at Nepal and Bangladesh borders to check arms smuggling

November 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Panitanki / Siliguri/ Fulbari (WB), Nov 19 (ANI): India has stepped security along the 'Chicken Neck area', a narrow strip of land in West Bengal wedged between Nepal and Bangladesh, to keep ... Read more...

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India-Nepal security talks focus on open border, extradition

November 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) India and Nepal Friday began bilateral talks in Kathmandu to enhance security cooperation, focusing on the management of the open border between the two neighbours, an updated ... Read more...

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Nepal strike cripples vehicular traffic in Siliguri

June 7th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, June 7 (ANI): A shutdown by Maoists in Nepal to protest over their demand for the sacking of Army Chief General Rookmangud Katawal, crippled normal life in Siliguri on Saturday as ... Read more...

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Nepal assures security of Indian aircraft

November 1st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Nepal Saturday assured the security of Indian aircraft in its territory and extended cooperation to combat terrorism and exchange intelligence information during a two-day dialogue that concluded ... Read more...

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Nepal blames India for fresh flooding

September 25th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of anger over India's failure to maintain the Kosi embankment that resulted in a devastating flood last month in southern Nepal and India's Bihar ... Read more...

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Koshi embankment reconstruction to cost 5.25 billion rupees

August 28th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (ANI): Indian technical team today estimated around Rs 5.25 billion cost for reconstructing the embankment breached by the Saptakoshi River. A team including flood experts forwarded a letter with ... Read more...

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Mount Everest today has an estimated 600 tonnes of frozen junk

June 24th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, June 24 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Mount Everest, the highest peak on the planet, is becoming a junkyard, with 600 tonnes of frozen garbage like oxygen cylinders, ... Read more...

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Veteran Sherpa guide scales Mount Everest for record time

May 22nd, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, May 22 (DPA) A veteran Sherpa mountain guide Thursday scaled Mount Everest for a record 18th time, beating his own record, mountaineering officials said Wednesday. Appa Sherpa, 47, reached the 8,848-metre ... Read more...

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India to help Nepal to rehabilitate Maoist combatants

May 5th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 5 (ANI): India is likely to offer help to Nepal to rehabilitate Maoist combatants deployed in the cantonments. The offer includes vocational training courses, Kantipur Report quoted an Indian daily. ... Read more...

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Nepal gets cold feet on Everest ban

March 18th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 18 (IANS) Caught in a tug of war between its giant northern neighbour China and mounting world outrage at the news of a ban on Mt Everest, the ... Read more...

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