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Seven-language campaign to educate South Asian voters in US


September 10th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A coalition of South Asian community organisations has launched a national, non-partisan campaign called South Asian Vote! in seven South Asian languages to engage the community ... 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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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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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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Wife of Rashtrapati Bhavan employee commits suicide


March 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The 51-year-old wife of a Rashtrapati Bhavan employee committed suicide by hanging herself in the servants quarters, said police Thursday.Srimaya, a Nepali national, was found ... Read more...

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Two IIM-Indore students expelled for taking drugs


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore have been expelled for allegedly taking drugs inside the institute premises, an official said Wednesday.IIM-Indore board chairman ... Read more...

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Nepal chicken prices fall after bird flu alert


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) Chicken prices took a beating in Kathmandu after schools and security agencies stayed away from chicken products following a new bird flu alert here.These institutions are ... Read more...

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Three UN staff killed in Afghan attack


October 31st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 31 (IANS) Three UN employees were killed Monday along with three others when a Taliban truck full of explosives was detonated near a compound housing UN offices ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes in western Nepal, killing 6


October 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
DHORPATAN, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane carrying six people, including a patient, crashed in the western region of Nepal on early Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no survivors. The accident ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sobhraj’s mom-in-law shocked by ‘Bigg Boss’ sex query


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) When Nihita Biswas Sobhraj made entertainment history Monday night by becoming the first contestant from Nepal to take part in Indian TV channel Color's reality show ... Read more...

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Nihita eyes Bigg Boss fame, Sobhraj eyes European Parliament


October 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) As 23-year-old Nihita Biswas Sobhraj becomes the first Nepali to take part in Bigg Boss reality show on Indian television from Sunday, her 67-year-old "celebrity" ... Read more...

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Indian court sentencing Nepal’s Maoists causes ripples


September 12th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) The reported ruling by an Indian court slapping 11 Nepali Maoist leaders with prison and other punishments has created ripples in Nepal.The Patna High Court in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Asha turns 78, to celebrate with family


September 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle turned 78 Thursday and would like to keep it a private affair by celebrating it with her family and grandchildren over dinner."Ashaji ... Read more...

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Defiant Nepal Airlines rats on Air India, other peers


September 8th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) After being forced to halt flights two days in a row following fears that mice were on board and becoming the butt of unflattering reports in ... Read more...

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Dress code divides Nepal


August 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) Three years ago, when Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, the leader of Nepal's 10-year communist revolution, re-appeared in parliament as the nation's first Maoist prime minister, he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Aarakshan’ sees different aarakshan in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) While Bollywood director Prakash Jha's new film "Aarakshan", based on India's system of seat reservations for the disadvantaged Dalit community in educational institutions, has triggered controversy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian Army veteran fights toughest battle in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) As India readies to celebrate its 65th Independence Day Monday, the battle however is far from being over for an Indian Army veteran, who is now ... Read more...

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Nepal police comes to Indian’s aid


August 13th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) An Indian working in Saudi Arabia, who was defrauded of his money and threatened with being slapped with a criminal case as well by the ... Read more...

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Nepal frees Dalai Lama’s envoy but threat deepens


August 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) Though Nepal police have released the envoy of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama after detaining him for eight hours, the threat hanging over the Tibetan diaspora ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoy arrested in Nepal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Minutes after he held his maiden press conference in Kathmandu, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's envoy in Nepal Thiley Lama was arrested by police Friday along ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s envoy arrested in Nepal (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Minutes after he held his maiden press conference in Kathmandu, Thiley Lama, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's envoy in Nepal, was arrested by police Friday along ... Read more...

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Tibetan refugees ask Nepal to address rights in new constitution


August 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hounded by security forces and deprived of most of their rights as refugees, Nepal's vulnerable Tibetan diaspora Friday urged the government to address the rights of ... Read more...

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Rally to celebrate Darjeeling accord


July 21st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 21 (IANS) Around 8,000 Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) supporters took part in a rally here Thursday to celebrate the signing of the Darjeeling tripartite agreement on the creation ... Read more...

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Support grows for gangraped Nepal nun


July 21st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) Support began to grow for a Buddhist nun from Nepal who was gangraped in a public bus last month with organisations in the country as well ... Read more...

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29 child labourers rescued from Delhi


July 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Twentynine child labourers, forced to work in inhuman conditions for around 15 hours daily, were rescued by a team of Delhi Police along with labour ... Read more...

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South Asia hand Burleigh takes charge of US mission


July 1st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Veteran diplomat and South Asia specialist A. Peter Burleigh Friday took charge as the charge d'affaires of the US mission in India."Ambassador Burleigh's substantial diplomatic ... Read more...

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Burleigh interim US ambassador to India


June 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) With Timothy J. Roemer heading back to Washington, A. Peter Burleigh, a veteran Hindi-speaking American diplomat, will take charge Friday as interim US ambassador to ... Read more...

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Hafeez Contractor debuts in Nepal


June 21st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Renowned Indian architect Hafeez Contractor is making his debut in neighbouring Nepal with a high-end apartment complex in Kathmandu, targeted for completion by 2012.The 60-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Two Nepalis held with 2 kg hashish


June 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two Nepali nationals were arrested from south Delhi for drug trafficking, and 2 kg charas (hashish) was recovered from them, police said Saturday.The accused have ... Read more...

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Nepali national held for ISI links


June 5th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) A Nepali national working for an agent of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for circulating counterfeit currency notes in India has been arrested in Uttar ... Read more...

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Historic Nepali mandala art sets world record at Sotheby’s


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) South Asian art scaled a new high in the European auction market with a 14th century Nepalese painting, "Vasudhara Mandala" selling for 825,250 pounds at ... Read more...

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Bengal to have six more languages for official use


May 26th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) West Bengal has decided to recognise six languages, other than Bengali, as official languages, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday."Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Oriya, Santhali and ... Read more...

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Of stories of bravery and courage at the crash site


May 26th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Sitting outside the burns ward of B.K. Hospital here, 25-year-old Mithlesh Devi just shakes her head in disbelief at her husband's brave act in saving victims ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists deny link to Iqbal Kaskar shooting


May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party Thursday denied any links with the shooting in India's business capital Mumbai city Tuesday that left an aide of wanted terrorist Dawood ... Read more...

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After Arunachal, Orissa shows way to top of Mt Everest


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) After two gritty women from India's mountainous Arunachal Pradesh became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this spring, a 39-year-old from the plains of Orissa ... Read more...

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