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Illegal trade of small arms, guns threatens Kathmandu: Police


September 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior police officers in the Kathmandu Valley have warned that Nepali capital has been turned into a hub for illegal trade of small arms and guns.... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladesh border guards to increase vigil


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to increase vigilance at sensitive border outposts and enhance interaction of commanders at the ground level to ... Read more...

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Imran Khan wants open border with Afghanistan


February 14th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Tuesday told the Afghan envoy here that it was his dream to see an open border between the two neighbours.Imran, also the ... Read more...

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Nepal snubs Indian call for second consulate


October 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite the apparent bonhomie during Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's maiden official visit to New Delhi this month and his assertion that it created trust between ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh, Bihar turning Nepal into hub of small arms


June 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) As over 70 countries in the world Thursday begin observing the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence, peace activists rue that even five years after ... Read more...

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Nepal vows to address India’s security concerns


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 22 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal has assured visiting Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna that Indian security concerns will be addressed and that the government will not ... Read more...

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Krishna renews India’s commitment to provide all assistance to Nepal


April 21st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna on Thursday saidIndia remains committed to provide all assistance required by Nepal to set up a stable, inclusive, multi-party democracy.In an interaction ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India open border land ports to boost trade


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have opened two land ports along the international border to boost bilateral trade and facilitate trading activity of neighbours Nepal and Bhutan.The simultaneous openings ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists favour regulated border, visa for Indians


January 13th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Staking claim to the new government, the Maoists, the largest party in Nepal's parliament, have indicated they favour regulating the open border between India and Nepal ... Read more...

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Indian held with crude bombs in Nepal


January 12th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian man has been arrested from a town in eastern Nepal, near the border with India, after searches revealed he was carrying four crude bombs, police said ... Read more...

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Indian army chief discusses cross-border terror with Nepal (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) With growing cross-border terror activities one of India's major security concerns, Indian Army chief Gen Vijay Kumar Singh discussed security issues with high officials of the Nepal ... Read more...

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Nepal finally feels WikiLeaks heat


December 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) More than a week after whistleblower website WikiLeaks started to publish confidential US embassy cables, Nepal began to feel the heat Monday after a media report indicated that ... Read more...

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Indian JV bags Rs.840 mn Terai road deal in Nepal


November 24th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian joint venture GR Gawar has become the first company to be signed up for a prestigious road construction project in Nepal's Terai plains to be ... Read more...

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Iran joins US for first time for talks on Afghanistan’s future


October 19th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 19 (ANI): Iran took part in high-level discussions on Afghanistan on Monday for the first time after the US assured that it had no "no problem" with its participation.The ... Read more...

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Seven held in Nepal with fake Pakistan-made Indian currency


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal police have arrested seven people, including two Indians, with a stash of fake Indian currency worth over Rs.4 million manufactured in Pakistan.The notes were ... Read more...

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India expresses fresh concern over Nepal passports


July 17th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Three months after the Nepal government scrapped a passport deal with India and awarded it to a French company, the growing controversy over the issue has ... Read more...

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Fake Indian currency racket unearthed in Nepal


July 9th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) Nepal's police have unearthed yet another fake Indian currency racket in Nepal with the arrest of three men, including an Indian and a Bangladeshi.Mohammad Rafiq, a ... Read more...

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Thief caught with German interior minister’s car


July 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Goerlitz (Germany), July 8 (DPA) German police have caught a Polish thief driving a stolen car that belonged to Thomas de Maiziere, the interior minister and head of Germany's domestic security. Police confirmed ... Read more...

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Dark reasons for India’s exit from Nepal passport deal?


July 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Less than three months after Nepal's coalition government cancelled a contract with India to print Nepali passports - a deal which would have allayed India's growing security concerns ... Read more...

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Suspected terrorist held in Nepal


June 27th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) An armed Indian, suspected of being involved in terrorist activities, has been arrested in Nepal.Ibrahim Musalman, a resident of Bahraich in India's Uttar Pradesh state across ... Read more...

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Pakistani caught with fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Police have arrested yet another Pakistani courier smuggling fake Indian currency into Nepal using Bangladesh as a transit route to evade suspicion.Mohammad Jamil, in his 40s, ... Read more...

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Nepal reopens tainted passport deal


May 17th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Nepal Monday reopened a deal to buy new passports after an earlier contract awarded to an Indian company had to be scrapped due to protests by ... Read more...

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Indian killed while visiting relatives in Nepal


May 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) An Indian man was shot dead by unidentified attackers in western Nepal while visiting his relatives, police said. Israeli Ansari had come from India's Uttar Pradesh state to visit ... Read more...

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Nearly 20 terrorists entered India via Nepal: Indian envoy


April 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) Nearly 20 terrorists slipped into India from Nepal in 2009 using the open border between the two countries while fake Indian currency worth almost Rs.2 crore ... Read more...

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Maoists call off Nepal strike as government cancels Indian deal


April 12th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Nepal's opposition Maoist party has called off the nationwide general strike declared Monday, but said its protests against the coalition government would continue after Prime Minister Madhav Kumar ... Read more...

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Maoists get weapons from across the border: Chidambaram


April 8th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Two days after Maoist guerrillas killed 76 security personnel in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the leftist insurgents were procuring arms from "across the ... Read more...

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Nepalese President to arrive in New Delhi on Monday


February 12th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): Nepalese President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav will arrive in the national capital on Monday, as part of a four-day state visit to India.This is the first visit ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists stage protest outside Indian Embassy in Kathmandu


January 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 20 (ANI): Unified CPN (Maoist) activists staged a protest in front of the Indian Embassy at Lainchour in Kathmandu against New Delhi's alleged interference in Nepal's internal affairs.Hundreds of Maoist ... Read more...

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Nepal Home Minister meets Chidambaram


January 19th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Nepal Home Minister Bhim Rawal met his Indian counterpart P. Chidambaram here on Monday.They discussed issues pertaining to security, organised crimes and immigration."Both of us ... Read more...

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India not to dabble into Nepal’s internal matters, says Krishna


January 17th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan.17 (ANI): External Affairs minister S.M.Krishna on Sunday said India would not dabble in Nepal's internal matters.Krishna, who was on a three-day visit to the Himalyan Kingdom since Friday (January ... Read more...

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India and Nepal sign four MoUs


January 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu (Nepal), Jan 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna signed four agreements with his Nepalese counterpart Sujata Koirala to strengthen ties between the two countries.These MoUs were signed in different ... Read more...

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India’s border war with Nepal to hit silver screen (Lead)


January 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) The start of the new decade will see more film makers training their cameras on border clashes -- this time between India and its neighbour Nepal ... Read more...

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India’s border conflict with Nepal now on silver screen


January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) The new year will see offerings from two Nepali directors, focussing on the border clashes between Nepal and its southern neighbour India but telling the story ... Read more...

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Powerless Nepal loses lustre as New Year destination


December 29th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) Slapped with a 51-hour weekly power outage from Wednesday and a warning that next month it could go up to 12 hours a day, Nepal has begun to ... Read more...

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Youth need to be kept away from insurgency: Chidambaram


December 20th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Sunday said youth in bordering areas of the country need to be motivated to keep them away from anti-nationals and separatists groups. ... Read more...

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