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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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From Kamathipura to meet Clinton: A Nepali woman’s long march (Feature, with image)


July 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud. While all the other nine heroes feted by the US secretary ... Read more...

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Indian tax official, friend held ‘captive’ in Nepal for 72 hours


June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) An income tax official from India's holy city Haridwar and his friend are alleging they faced a 72-hour nightmare in Nepal after being lured to the ... Read more...

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Monica Bedi begins new innings in Nepal


February 28th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Thirteen years after she acted in her last film of note, "Tirchhi Topiwale", Monica Bedi, better known as the companion of jailed mafia don Abu ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief VK Singh to be honoured in Nepal


December 21st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General VK Singh, who is in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, will be decorated with the honorary rank of General of the ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in police custody after gun brawl (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) The shadow of arrest and criminal charges darkened over Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah after police took him into custody Tuesday for ... Read more...

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India’s Manipal group forced to shelve expansion plans in Nepal


December 10th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Though on the verge of celebrating a century in Nepal, India's Manipal group finds its expansion plans in this country shrivelling thanks to the host government's ... Read more...

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British tourist’s body found in Nepal lake


October 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Three days after a British tourist fell into a Nepal lake from his boat, police Thursday managed to find his body.Graeme Budge, who had flown to ... Read more...

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Nepalese teen becomes world’s smallest man after celebrating 18th b’day


October 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): A Nepalese teenager-whose tiny stature has made him a celebrity in his homeland-has entered the record books as the world's shortest man, as he celebrated his 18th birthday. ... Read more...

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Nepal prays for Mother Teresa


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) There were no film festivals, exhibitions or special trains named after her. But the sisters at the Missionaries of Charity in Nepal remembered their founder, ... Read more...

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Nepal govt to introduce casino regulations


July 9th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): The Nepal government is all set to introduce casino regulations to curb possible malpractices in the business."We have realized the necessity of close monitoring and this is ... Read more...

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Chinese climber dead, two missing during Dhaulagiri ascent


May 17th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Even as official celebrations were on to mark the golden jubilee of the first ascent of Mt Dhaulagiri, a Chinese climber was killed and two of ... Read more...

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Chinese climber dies after summiting Mt. Dhaulagiri


May 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) A Chinese mountaineer, from the country's first group of civilian climbers to summit the world's seventh-highest peak Mt. Dhaulagiri, has died and four people sustained serious injuries after ... Read more...

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Nepali police arrest 10 Tibetans near China border


January 17th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (DPA) Nepali police arrested 10 Tibetans close to the border with China for entering Nepal illegally, officials said Sunday. The Tibetans were arrested Saturday at Lamabagar in Dolakha district, about ... Read more...

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KFC, Pizza Hut come to Nepal


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) After setting the capital abuzz for months, fast food giants Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Pizza Hut Sunday finally descended on Kathmandu with a soft launch ... Read more...

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India, Nepal press ahead with Pancheswor project talks


November 20th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) India and Nepal Friday kicked off water-sharing talks in the Himalayan republic that will finally give a push to the massive 6,000 MW Pancheswor Multipurpose Project more ... Read more...

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Manipal hospital under fresh attack in Nepal


November 5th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) The Manipal Teaching Hospital, run by India's Manipal Group as a joint venture with the Nepal government, has come under fresh attack from locals, causing its ... Read more...

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ITC seeks option to Nepal’s troubled Terai


October 7th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Frustrated by the continuous turbulence in Nepal's Terai plains and threats by over 100 armed groups, Indian tobacco major ITC is seeking a backup for its tobacco factory ... Read more...

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Hindi out in Nepal but Indian celebrities still very much in


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) Branded an Indian language, Hindi has been given the thumbs-down in Nepal as the medium of official work. However, Indian celebrities continue to be courted by Nepal for that ... Read more...

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Nepal to rock with ‘Indian Idol’ trio


March 8th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Crowds had flocked to two public squares in Kathmandu valley to watch the grand finale of the popular reality show "Indian Idol" on a giant screen and jive ... Read more...

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‘Manipal targeted because of Indian link’


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) Continuing to reel under an indefinite strike called by the ruling Maoist party's trade union since Monday, the teaching hospital run by the Manipal College of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Khanal blames Maoists, NC for Nepal’’s mess


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (ANI): CPN-UML General Secretary Jhala Nath Khanal has said the country is facing a grave crisis due to the "ultra-leftist" line of the Maoists and "rightist status-quo" of ... Read more...

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Five killed, 17 injured in Nepal bus accident


November 21st, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Five people were killed and 17 others injured when a bus fell into a river in western Nepal Friday, police said.The bus, carrying around 25 passengers, was going ... Read more...

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Nepal’s porn industry spreads its net


August 1st, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) After suffering the stigma of being a nation which sees thousands of its young girls and boys sold to the brothels of neighbouring India, the new ... Read more...

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Race is on to form Nepal Government


July 24th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 24 (ANI): Following the election of Dr. Ram Baran Yadav as President and Paramananda Jha as Vice President, the race to form the new Government in Nepal has started. The ... Read more...

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Nepali police detain 50 Tibetan exiles


June 27th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kathmandu, June 27 (DPA) The Nepali police Friday detained about 50 Tibetan exiles protesting Chinese rule of their homeland. "Around 50 Tibetans were detained by the police after they tried to cross ... Read more...

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Celebrations for Republic Nepal begin


May 28th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 28 (ANI): Celebrations have begun across the Nepal as residents are welcoming the declaration of republic. According to Nepalnews, people welcome the 'Republic Nepal' at a morning rally organised by ... Read more...

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Some 150 Tibetan protesters arrested in Nepal


March 31st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 31 (DPA) Nepalese police Monday detained nearly 150 anti-China demonstrators in the capital as Tibetan exiles kept up their protests against repression in their homeland. The demonstrators were rounded up ... Read more...

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Over 100 Tibetan protesters arrested in Nepal


March 30th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 30 (DPA) Nepalese police Sunday broke up yet another anti-China demonstration by Tibetan exiles in the capital Kathmandu detaining over 100 protestors. The demonstration was the latest in a series ... Read more...

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More than 80 Tibetans arrested in anti-China protests


March 29th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 29 (DPA) Nepalese police Saturday broke up anti-China demonstrations in front of Chinese embassy visa office here and detained more than 80 protestors. The Tibetan protestors were chased by baton ... Read more...

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Nepal arrests 100 Tibetan protestors, UN expresses concerns


March 25th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 25 (DPA) Nepalese police Tuesday arrested over 100 Tibetan demonstrating in front of China's embassy's visa office in the capital Kathmandu amid growing concerns by the United Nations over the ... Read more...

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