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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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Nepal’s gold imports increase


August 14th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal's gold imports increased by a whopping 114 percent to 5,900 kg during fiscal year 2011-12, compared to import figures of the previous fiscal.Value of imports ... Read more...

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‘Bigg Boss-5′ has strong Nepal connection


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) It's not just that one of the 14 contestants who entered the 'Bigg Boss' house in Mumbai Monday night for the fifth edition of Colour TV's ... Read more...

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Nepal becoming dangerous destination for Indian businessmen


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) As Nepal police Thursday produced a gang of kidnappers in Kathmandu's district court, investigations showed the Himalayan republic was fast becoming a dangerous destination for Indian ... Read more...

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Five youth held for vehicle thefts


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Five youth, including two relatives of police officers, were arrested here Tuesday for alleged involvement in several vehicle theft cases, police said.The accused have been identified as Sandeep ... Read more...

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BSP leader, aides booked for assaulting official


January 13th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader and his three aides have been booked for brutally assaulting an irrigation department employee who objected to their illegal mining of ... Read more...

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India promotes entrepreneurial skills in developing world


December 25th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman Noida, Dec 25 (IANS) When Fatima Alvarado saw the advertisement in a local newspaper in Costa Rica, she was excited. India was beckoning for a course in human resource ... Read more...

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Bhutan grieves with Nepal as air crash kills 22 (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As Nepal's authorities Thursday confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished following a crash in a dense forest ... Read more...

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Nepal pledges probe as plane crash kills all 22 on board (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) As search helicopters confirmed that all 22 people on board a small aircraft missing since Wednesday had perished in a dense forest in eastern Nepal, the ... Read more...

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Missing Nepal plane wreck found, all 22 feared killed


December 16th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Helicopters scouring eastern Nepal for a small aircraft that went missing minutes after taking off a day ago located its wreck in a deep forest over 9,200 ft ... Read more...

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Plane with 22 on board missing in Nepal


December 15th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) A small aircraft with 22 people flown by domestic airline Tara Air went missing in eastern Nepal Wednesday afternoon minutes after taking off, aviation authorities said.The aircraft was ... Read more...

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Indian gets 39-year jail for slaying Nepali schoolgirl


November 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) A 43-year-old Indian, who had been working in Nepal as a teacher, has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars for the gruesome murder of his ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Buddha epic to boost birthplace campaign


February 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) As Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Friday kicks off a campaign to draw 1 million tourists to the country next year, the campaign will receive ... Read more...

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Lawyer seeks protection after 13 cops get life term


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) The prosecution lawyer in a fake shootout case in which 13 policemen were this week sentenced to life for killing two innocent men Friday sought protection saying that ... Read more...

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Eight policemen get life imprisonment in Uttar Pradesh


January 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 6 (IANS) After five policemen in Uttar Pradesh were given life imprisonment for killing two innocent men from Jharkhand, a court in the state sentenced eight more cops in the ... Read more...

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Five Uttar Pradesh cops get life term for fake shootout


January 4th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) A court in Uttar Pradesh Monday sentenced five policemen to life imprisonment after convicting them of killing two young men from Jharkhand in a fake shootout after terming ... Read more...

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CBI arrests BSF medical officer, head constable for taking bribe


August 4th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested a senior medical officer and head constable of Border Security Force for allegedly taking bribes from a candidate by ... Read more...

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CBI arrests BSF CMO, head constable for taking bribe


August 4th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): CBI on Tuesday arrested a senior medical officer and head constable of BSF for allegedly taking bribes from a candidate by claiming to help him clear a ... Read more...

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Indian held in Nepal for recruiting kids for monastery


July 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) A 40-year-old Indian has been detained by police for trying to recruit nearly a dozen children from a remote village in northernmost Nepal, touching the border with Tibet. Lodoe ... Read more...

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In self-defence: Delhi women get trained to fight harassment


June 15th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Vaishali Bhambri New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Savita Kumari looks frail and docile. But her looks are deceptive - a man who tried to hold her hand in a crowded bus got ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Farhan Akhtar


May 20th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Farhan Akhtar (born January 9, 1974), is an Indian filmmaker, script writer, actor, playback singer, producer, and host.His directorial debut (Dil Chahta Hai, 2001) was highly praised and he has ... Read more...

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Voting ends in Agra, over 40 percent turn out


May 7th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 7 (IANS) Polling for the Agra constituency in Uttar Pradesh was largely peaceful barring a few skirmishes and hot words as a number of voters found their names missing ... Read more...

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His nephew got scared, so Mulayam’s here: BJP’s singer-candidate


May 6th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), May 6 (IANS) Fighting an electoral battle against a political bigwig is no mean task. More so if your are a novice like the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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UPA did not take strict steps to fight terrorism: Raman Singh


May 4th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) Terming Manmohan Singh a weak prime minister, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of not taking strict steps to fight ... Read more...

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Several top leaders in fray in Uttar Pradesh’s fourth phase polling


May 3rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Several top political leaders, candidates with criminal backgrounds and multi-millionaires are among the 314 contestants in the fray for 18 of Uttar Pradesh's 80 Lok Sabha seats going ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh will become PM: Kalyan Singh


April 29th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 29 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, who has joined hands with the Samajwadi Party, Wednesday said that Mulayam Singh Yadav has all chances of becoming the ... Read more...

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This BSP candidate rides bullock cart to visit voters


March 28th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) At a time when politicians hire helicopters and SUVs for election campaigns, a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Lok Sabha candidate in Uttar Pradesh goes about on a ... Read more...

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Poll panel transfers three Uttar Pradesh police officers (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday transferred three senior police officials in Uttar Pradesh after complaints that they were favouring the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Complaints were filed ... Read more...

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16 BSP nominees in Uttar Pradesh have criminal past


March 24th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) At least 16 of the 80 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Lok Sabha candidates in Uttar Pradesh have a criminal past, says the National Election Watch, a voluntary ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri singer-BJP candidate charged with violating poll code


March 18th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) A popular Bhojpuri folk singer, who is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Mainpuri parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh, has been charged with violating the ... Read more...

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After Pashupatinath, Nepal faces new row over Living Goddess Kumari


March 5th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) After a raging controversy over the appointment of priests at the revered Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, now it is the turn of Kumari, Nepal's famed ... Read more...

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Nepal President intensifies consultations on issuing ordinances


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (ANI) Nepal President Dr Ram Baran Yadav today met several experts on promulgation of ordinances. Dr. Yadav, who has the right of putting an official stamp on the ordinances, ... Read more...

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BJP declares 16 more candidates


January 28th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday released a list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, naming a total of 48 contestants so far in ... Read more...

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‘Chandni Chowk…’ producer expresses regret over Buddha furore


January 23rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) A day after Nepal's Maoist government banned Bollywood's much-hyped kungfu comedy "Chandni Chowk to China" for wrongly calling India the birth place of the Himalayan nation's religious icon, ... Read more...

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After ban, Nepal to start diplomatic war over ‘Chandni Chowk to China’


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) After banning "Chandni Chowk to China" in all 75 districts of Nepal for wrongly claiming the Buddha to have been born in India, the Himalayan republic is now ... Read more...

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