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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Nepal celebrates Mahashivaratri festival


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Hindu devotees across Nepal celebrated Mahashivaratri festival with fervour by worshipping Lord Shiva at various temples, rivers and ponds Monday.The Pashupatinath temple, situated in the heart ... Read more...

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Quake hits Nepal’s mainstay tourism industry


September 21st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Recovering from a decade of armed uprising and a massacre in the royal palace that wiped out the king, queen and nine more royals, Nepal's tourism ... Read more...

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Fresh legal battles erupt over Nepal’s Pashupatinath temple


July 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) The 17th century Pashupatinath temple that is also a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site is now tangled in fresh legal disputes with seven officials of the trust ... Read more...

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Hollywood director thought Buddha, Everest belonged to India


July 24th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) What does Bollywood director Nikhil Advani have in common with Hollywood documentary maker Howard Worth? For starters, both thought the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, ... Read more...

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New conspiracy theory after 10 years of Nepal palace massacre


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) As Nepal remembered its slain king Birendra Thursday, on the 10th anniversary of the infamous massacre in the palace that left 10 members of the royal ... Read more...

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Nepal Christians demand burial grounds


March 24th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar.24 (ANI): Hundreds of minority Christians in Nepal have asked the government to provide them with designated burial grounds.Christians complain that are only handful of places where they can bury their ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s disciple leads Pashupatinath’s prayers in Nepal


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) As hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees Wednesday celebrate Maha Shivaratri, the festival of the deity worshipped as the lord of all living beings, a 46-year-old ... Read more...

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Indian ban to hit Pashupatinath’s festival in Nepal


February 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) When devotees celebrate the night of Lord Pashupatinath, the Hindu god who is both the destroyer and saviour of the world, the rituals are going to ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’ remains hidden from honeymooners


February 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) When New Delhi resident Ketaki Gupta visited Nepal on her honeymoon this year, the bubbly copywriter and her sales executive husband Nitin dutifully visited popular tourist ... Read more...

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Nepal PM steps in to defuse religious row over burials


February 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The ugly religious row that erupted near one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world showed signs of calming down Tuesday after Nepal's caretaker Prime ... 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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Nepal Christians fight against grave injustice


January 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) When Nepali boxer Raju Budha Magar received a killer punch on the head during a tourney in central Nepal earlier this month and fell in the ... Read more...

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36 Indians have miraculous escape in Nepal


December 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Three dozen Indian pilgrims and their Nepali guide had a lucky escape Christmas day morning when their bus jumped off the road and fell nearly 15 ... Read more...

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Nepal moves to punish Indian envoy’s shoe attacker


December 15th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Almost two months after Nepal's opposition Maoist party led an attack on the Indian ambassador to Nepal and hurled shoes and stones at his car, the caretaker government ... Read more...

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Nepal orders probe into Maoist attack on Indian envoy


October 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 26 (IANS) Fearing a diplomatic cold war with India and its fallout, Nepal's caretaker government finally extended an olive branch to the southern neighbour, ordering an investigation ... Read more...

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Indian envoy faces Maoist wrath for trip to Tibet border


October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Maoist supporters Wednesday tried to obstruct the Indian ambassador to Nepal, Rakesh Sood, from inaugurating a healthcare project that will benefit hundreds of school children because ... Read more...

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India’s minstrels reduced to sex slavery in Nepal


May 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Like the vicissitudes in the fortunes of the epic heroes of the Ramayana and Mahabharata that formed the theme of their musical performances, a wandering minstrel ... Read more...

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Nepal prepares for Koirala’s cremation (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Saluted and mourned by thousands nationwide, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was set to be cremated Sunday, marking the end of an ... Read more...

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Koirala’s last journey begins


March 21st, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Mourned by thousands, including world leaders, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala's last journey started Sunday, marking the end of an era and ... Read more...

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Nepal’s peace architect G.P. Koirala dies at 85 (Third Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 20 (IANS) Alarm and grief swept through Nepal Saturday after former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala - architect of the peace negotiations that ended a decade of Maoist insurgency - ... Read more...

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Last king attends prayers to restore Nepal as Hindu state


March 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) The last Hindu king of the country, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah, made news Monday by turning up at a ritual prayer called by a self-styled Hindu ... Read more...

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Indian monk charged with murder in Nepal


February 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (IANS) Nepal's police have formally charged an Indian monk belonging to the renowned Bharat Sevashram Sangh order with murder following the death of a six-year-old boy who was entrusted ... Read more...

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Indian monk arrested in Nepal


February 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IANS) A 40-year-old monk from India's renowned social service organisation Bharat Sevasharm Sangha, known especially for relief work during disasters, has been arrested in Nepal after a six-year-old boy ... Read more...

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Maha Kumbh Mela, Maoist attack wean away Pashupatinath pilgrims


February 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) Though tens of thousands of devotees lined up at the gates of the revered Pashupatinath temple of Nepal Friday to offer worship on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Kumar Gandharva’s grandson to sing paeans to Pashupatinath


February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) His grandfather and father were called Shivaputras - sons of Lord Shiva. So it was probably destined that Bhuvanesh Mukul Komkali would be drawn by the Hindu god ... Read more...

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Nepal assures safety for Indian priests


January 16th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (ANI): Nepal Government on Saturday assured the visiting Indian Foreign Minister S M Kridhna that the safety of Indian priests at the Pashupatinath Temple will be taken care.Krishna who ... Read more...

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Krishna visits Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu


January 16th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Katmandu, Jan 16(ANI): Minister of External Affairs S.M. Krishna on Saturday visited the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, and asked the Nepal Government and authorities to ensure safety and security of the priests ... Read more...

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Laali’s crazy fan in Nepal!


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As reported earlier, Zee's 'Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo' team had a shoot in Nepal for few days and is back again. The team had lots of fun and masti ... Read more...

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Diwali in India spells danger for Nepal


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) Every autumn, as India celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights, it spells danger for neighbouring Nepal where smuggled fireworks from Indian cities pose a severe fire hazard. The Nepal ... Read more...

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Maoists unlock Pashupatinath temple trust office in Nepal


September 16th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 16 (ANI): Maoists re-opened the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) office of centuries-old Pashupatinath Temple here on Tuesday.It was locked about two weeks ago after the two Indian priests ... Read more...

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Nepal has assured safety of Pashupatinath priests: Nirupama Rao


September 15th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who Tuesday wound up her two-day Nepal visit with a trip to the revered Pashupatinath temple here, said the Nepal government has ... Read more...

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India ready to implement 34-point agreement with Nepal


September 15th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (ANI): Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao here on Tuesday said that India would give priority to implement the recently concluded 34-point agreement with Nepal.During a meeting with Prime ... Read more...

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Bomb found near Nepal vice president’s home as Hindi war rages


September 14th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 14 (IANS) Nepal's first vice president Paramananda Jha, whose status remains uncertain after being caught up in a row for taking his oath of office in Hindi, came under fresh ... Read more...

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