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Nepal seeks one year more to write new constitution (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) With only 16 days left to write a new constitution, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Thursday rushed back home, cutting short a foreign junket ... Read more...

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82-year-old’s death on Everest can’t dampen ‘old’ climbers


May 10th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) The death of an 82-year-old intrepid Nepali climber and veteran statesman on the slopes of Mt Everest has saddened the climbing community but not deterred other ... Read more...

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Two held for murdering policeman


May 9th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for allegedly murdering a Delhi Police head constable whose body was found with multiple stab wounds in a park here, ... Read more...

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Nepal ignores Krishna’s concern on telecom JV


April 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) Even nine days after Nepal assuring visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that it would "amicably resolve" issues plaguing Indian telecom joint venture United Telecom ... Read more...

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Nepal may send troops to Iraq under UN command


April 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.28 (ANI): Nepal is considering sending its troops to restive Iraq as part of a UN "stationary force".According to Thursday's The Himalayan Times daily, the UN had asked Nepal to commit ... Read more...

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Krishna to go to Nepal on official visit Wednesday


April 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be travelling to Nepal Wednesday on a three-day official visit.A press release of the ministry of external affairs ... Read more...

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Indian external affairs minister to visit Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Two months after Jhala Nath Khanal became the new prime minister of Nepal, India is sending its External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to the country to ... Read more...

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Pak national nabbed in Chile not IC-814 hijacking accused: Pakistan


April 14th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): Pakistan has refuted a Chilean Police claim of having arrested Mufti Abdul Rauf, the younger brother of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar, who is accused of financing ... Read more...

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Nepal PM keen to visit India before May deadline


April 12th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal is keen to make a state visit to India before May 28, the deadline by which his government has ... Read more...

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Bollywood has no taste for ghazals: Jagjit Singh


March 29th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Ghazal king Jagjit Singh says he keeps his distance from Bollywood because he feels Hindi filmmakers are money-minded and don't appreciate the genre any more."Filmmakers ... Read more...

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Shemaroo expands library, ventures into regional content


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Shemaroo Entertainment Private Limited is aiming to expand its digital content library by foraying into regional entertainment sector.It has decided to capitalise on the popularity ... Read more...

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Indian hitman shoots Dawood aide inside Nepal jail (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A former Nepali minister's son, believed to be an associate of terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, was shot at inside Nepal's most tightly guarded prison in Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Dawood aide shot at in Nepal jail


March 10th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A former Nepali minister's son, believed to be an associate of terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim and arrested last year, was shot at inside Nepal's most tightly ... Read more...

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Two Nepalis arrested with detonators, gelatin rods


February 25th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Two Nepali nationals suspected of supplying explosives to Maoists have been arrested with a cache of detonators and gelatin sticks in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police ... Read more...

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Thrilled Kathmandu now awaits Satyajit Ray


February 16th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Though he lives in Texas, Nepali environmental engineer Rajendra Bhattarai has a strong link with Bengal -- in the form of film maestro Satyajit Ray."I love ... Read more...

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GJM calls indefinite shutdown in hills


February 9th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Feb 8 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Tuesday called an indefinite shutdown in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district from Wednesday to protest the killing of two of its ... Read more...

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Two GJM workers killed in police firing in Bengal (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Feb 8 (IANS) Two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, including a woman, were killed in the Dooars area of West Bengal Tuesday in police firing after they clashed with ... Read more...

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Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam to hit Muscat Festival stage on Feb 11


February 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb 6 (ANI): Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam will perform at the City Amphitheatre as part of the Muscat Festival on February 11.Nigam will be accompanied by two actors Minissha ... Read more...

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After Christians, ancient Nepal tribe fights for burial rights


January 30th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) Close on the heels of Nepal's Christian community warning the government that they would discard their dead in front of the prime minister's office unless granted ... Read more...

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Maha Bodhi attack: Sri Lanka asks India for security of monks


January 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai/Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday urged India to provide security to all its pilgrims visiting Chennai, a day after an attack on the Maha Bodhi Society Temple there in ... Read more...

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2 Bangladeshis, Nepali held for human trafficking


January 7th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A gang running a human trafficking racket was busted and five people, including two Bangladeshi and one Nepali nationals, were arrested here, police said Friday.The arrested Indian ... Read more...

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Not training Nepali Maoists, says India; Rao to visit Kathmandu (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Ahead of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao's visit to Kathmandu next month, the government Wednesday sought to create a positive tone by rejecting media reports on Nepali ... Read more...

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India rejects reports of training Nepali Maoists


December 29th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The government Wednesday rejected media reports on Nepali Maoists being trained in India, terming them "baseless and unfounded". "We have seen some media reports ... Read more...

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Two Nepali drug peddlers held in Uttar Pradesh


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Two Nepali drug peddlers in their 40s were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district and cannabis worth Rs.20 lakh was seized from them, police said Thursday."The two men ... Read more...

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Nepal’s nabbed ex-crown prince denies role in gun brawl


December 16th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) In a dramatic volte face within two days of being arrested for threatening a fellow hotel guest during a drunken brawl and firing in the air, ... Read more...

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Indian court frees Nepal’s 26/11 suspect


December 7th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A young Muslim from Nepal, who had been held in an Indian prison for eight months on suspicion of being involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has ... Read more...

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Man with suspected Maoist links held in Delhi (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old Nepali was arrested in Delhi Friday on suspicion that he has links with Nepali Maoist groups, police said.Loknath Panth was nabbed with nearly ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists unleash midnight mayhem over budget


November 20th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Nepal's opposition Maoist party has backtracked on its pact with the ruling parties to allow a new budget, unleashing chaos in parliament, attacking the finance minister ... Read more...

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Nude Indian dancers’ tale propaganda, say Nepal Police


October 25th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Nepali TV channel's reports that hundreds of Indian women had been brought to Nepal to perform obscene dances in the nude, Nepal Police ... Read more...

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Six Nepali kids rescued in Uttar Pradesh


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Six children, all hailing from Nepal, were rescued in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district and a man, involved in a human trafficking racket, was arrested, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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International folkdance festival begins in Shimla


September 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Sep. 29 (ANI): A five-day-long international folkdance festival featuring young female dancers began here recently.This is the second time the folkdance festival included international participants.Over 1500 girl students from ... Read more...

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Nepal lawyers move court ahead of ninth PM vote


September 29th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) With the vote to elect a new prime minister turning farcical in Nepal, a group of lawyers is asking the Supreme Court to intervene as ... Read more...

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Sobhraj mother-in-law case triggers debate


September 29th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Dogged by controversies ever since she started defending serial killer Charles Sobhraj, Nepali lawyer Shakuntala Thapa is now at the heart of another legal debate ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle unveils album, celebrates 77th birthday in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Sep. 8 (ANI): Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle unveiled an album called 'Unheard Melodies' here, and celebrated her 77th birthday with her fans.Though her birthday is on Wednesday, she ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists sought Chinese cash to ‘buy’ MPs?


September 4th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 4 (IANS) Nepal's opposition Maoist party has been dragged into a snowballing scandal with a leaked audio tape indicating the former guerrillas sought NRS.500 million from Chinese "friends" ... Read more...

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