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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... Read more...

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Three troopers arrested in Bihar


May 27th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) Three Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers have been arrested and five suspended in Bihar for opening fire at villagers, killing one person, police said Sunday.The villagers ... Read more...

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Bihar CM orders probe in Sitamarhi shooting incident (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered investigations into a shooting incident in Bihar's Sitamarhi district early Saturday in which paramilitary troopers opened fire on a ... 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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Suzuki looking at India as a two-wheeler export hub


May 15th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation Tuesday said it is looking at the possibility of making India an export hub."We have recently started exports (of two-wheelers) ... Read more...

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Vijay Jolly leaves for China


May 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A five-member delegation led by Vijay Jolly of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has left for China to take part in a conference that ... Read more...

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Nepal crash survivor recalls the horror


May 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) The aircraft that crashed in Nepal on Monday was coming in to land but "suddenly flew up and lost control after one of its wings hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The lunch date with parents that was never to be


May 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Prabhu Sharan Pathak, the pilot captaining the aircraft that crashed into a Nepal cliff Monday, had promised his parents he would meet them for lunch. But ... Read more...

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Compensation announced for Nepalese flood victims


May 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The families of those killed in the devastating flood in Nepal will get a relief package of $1,500 each, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai announced Sunday.According to ... 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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Couple arrested for harassing minor maids


April 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 26 (IANS) In a raid in Gurgoan, two minor girls working as maids were rescued Thursday and their employer, a garment factory owner and his wife, arrested for ... 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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Warrant issued for Bihar legislator’s arrest


April 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 25 (IANS) A local court in Bihar Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sarfaraz Alam in connection with a 10-year-old assault and loot ... Read more...

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Youths axe father in Tripura village


April 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) A quarrel over family matters led two youths to axe their father to death in Tripura, police said here Friday."Following a squabble on family affairs, two ... Read more...

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15 child workers rescued in Delhi


April 5th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued Thursday from the Old Delhi Railway Station and five accused, ... Read more...

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Delhi servant who stole crores arrested in Bihar


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) He dreamt of leading a lavish life in Nepal after stealing crores of rupees from his Delhi employer. The plan however, was cut short following ... 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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Mild quake hits Bengal, Bihar


March 28th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal and other parts of eastern India early Wednesday, the meteorological department said. There have been ... Read more...

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SJVNL aims to generate power worth Rs.1,557 crore


March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Monday fixed a target to generate 7,000 ... 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...

Posted in Politics |

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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Akhilesh wants to bring Lucknow, Delhi closer


March 21st, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday asked government officials to prepare a blue print to reduce the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow.The directives were ... Read more...

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Many Britons think that Mount Everest is in UK


March 16th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study reveals that many Britons think that the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest is in their own country – UK, rather than Nepal.The study ... Read more...

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Two IT firm workers killed in accident


March 15th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Two employees of an IT company were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by an unidentified vehicle on a flyover in ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to connect with Bangladesh


March 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways will take up a project to connect Agartala in Tripura with Akhaura in Bangladesh."I propose to take up a project to connect Agartala ... Read more...

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‘Time to mobilise voice of South Asian women’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Stressing on the empowerment of rural women, a UN body on gender empowerment is all set to lend more power to the voice of women ... 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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FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Nepal on 2-day trip


March 8th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter arrived in Nepal Thursday on a two-day visit during which he will inaugurate the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup at ... 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...

Posted in Sports |

Come clean on military ties with US: CPI-M


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The CPI-M Saturday asked the government to come clean on military ties with the US after an Amercian commander claimed that US special forces were ... Read more...

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Industrialist faces arrest for attack on journalist


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Police have issued an arrest warrant against an industrialist in Bihar's Araria district in connection with his alleged role in a murderous attack on a journalist.The ... Read more...

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Women’s World Kabaddi championship kicks off in Patna


March 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) Sixteen countries are participating in the inaugural Women's World Kabaddi championship that began in the Bihar capital here Thursday.The tournament was inaugurated by chief minister Nitish ... Read more...

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Four killed in Tripura road mishap


February 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) Four youths were killed and their friend seriously injured when the car they were travelling in dashed against a tree near the Tripura capital early Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Three killed in Nepal bombing


February 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) At least three people, including a woman, were killed Monday in a powerful petrol bomb blast in the Nepali capital, media reports said.More than six people ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stresses on regional economic integration


February 17th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday stressed the need of regional economic integration for development of the South Asian region."Nepal is a strong advocate of economic ... Read more...

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