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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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India dominate SAF Junior TT Championships


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 19 (IANS) India won six individual titles on the concluding day of the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships to add to the four in the team event.India's domination ... Read more...

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India make clean sweep of SAF TT Team Championships


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) India won all team titles on offer in the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here MOnday.India's junior boys defeated Nepal ... Read more...

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Nepal Muslim leader shot dead


September 26th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) A top official of a prominent Muslim organisation in Nepal was shot dead in broad daylight in capital city Kathmandu while returning home after praying in ... Read more...

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Panic stalks Nepal as quake kills at least 5


September 18th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) Panic spread through Nepal Sunday as a major quake hit the tremor-prone Himalayan nation, killing at least five people - three of them in capital city ... Read more...

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Maoists return to power in Nepal


August 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (IANS) Against the backdrop of violent protests in Kathmandu and outside, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas returned to power Sunday, two years after the fall of their first ... Read more...

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Nepal PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Nepal moves to measure its biggest revenue earner - Mt Everest


July 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) From the new Nepali financial year that started Sunday, Nepal's government began an ambitious two-year project to survey Mt Everest - the highest mountain in the ... Read more...

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Nepal opposition takes to streets, challenges government


May 20th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) With a possible constitutional crisis looming only eight days away, Nepal's main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, Friday staged a massive show of might, redoubling the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s palace museum opens for general public


April 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 26 (ANI): The seven-story palace museum in Nepal's Nuwakot district has been declared open for general public.Education Minister Gangalal Tuladhar inaugurated the museum showcasing historical details and pictures related to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Business |

Conflict between parties delaying Nepal’s cabinet expansion: Experts


February 14th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 14 (ANI): The delay in the formation of the cabinet after Jhalanath Khanal took oath as Prime Minister on February 3, is being viewed by experts as a conflict between ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Marking People’s War, forgetting 4,000 Maoist foot soldiers


February 14th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) Bijeta Shrestha wanted to change the world, end injustice and help establish a classless society - as a Maoist. Today she is a cooking assistant at ... Read more...

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`Tees Maar Khan’ claims new victim - in Nepal


December 21st, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) "Tees Maar Khan", the "great" Indian criminal, the likes of whom are born only once in a blue moon, and who "steals, cheats and cons ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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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Welham’s girl to represent Nepal in China pageant


October 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) In 1957, when Ms H.S. Oliphant, a retired English headmistress, decided to buy the estate of a former nawab in northern India and start a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-Indian Idol Prashant Tamang is Nepal’s new ambassador


September 30th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) After Indian cricket icon Sunil Gavaskar, Nepal has roped in former Indian Idol winner -- and the pride of Nepalis -- Darjeeling boy Prashant Tamang to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal Maoists pull out Prachanda from PM race (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) After failing to win the prime ministerial race seven times in a row, Nepal's opposition Maoist party said Friday it was withdrawing its chief and former ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maoist chief Prachanda exits from Nepal PM race


September 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Nepal's opposition Maoist party Friday announced it was pulling out of the prime ministerial race with chief and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda withdrawing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian TV helps solve Nepali woman’s murder


September 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 6 (IANS) A woman gangraped for nearly three days before being strangled to death in a hotel in an Indian city has been identified as a 35-year-old Nepali housewife and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal government to probe Chinese bribe scandal


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Ahead of the seventh round of vote Tuesday to elect new premier, Nepal's caretaker government said it would form a committee to investigate the scandal about ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BlackBerry enters Nepal


August 18th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) Even as neighbour India laid down an Aug 31 deadline for BlackBerry to provide law agencies access to its encrypted data or face the closure of ... Read more...

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India not interfering, Shyam Saran tells Nepal Maoists


August 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy to Nepal Shyam Saran began his whirlwind consultations Thursday by first holding talks with the top leaders ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Voting for new Nepal PM today


July 21st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 21 (ANI): The voting process for electing a new Nepal Prime Minister will take place on Wednesday.The race for the prime minister's post will be between the big three leaders ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rs.50,000 compensation ordered for homeopathic medicine maker


July 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed a drug company to pay compensation of Rs.50,000 to a homeopathic medicine maker whom it had sued for alleged trademark infringement. ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoists finalize proposal for consensus


July 10th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 10 (ANI): Nepal's main opposition party - the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (UCPN-M) - is reported to have finalized its proposal for national consensus to complete the peace ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Marwari don becomes Nepal’s most wanted


July 9th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) A 30-year-old from the Marwari community, the clan with the Midas touch in both India and Nepal, is now among Nepal's most wanted, after a series ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian dies after Kailash pilgrimage


July 5th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) A 60-year-old Indian from Gujarat died after pilgrimage to Mount Kailash, one of the holiest religious sites venerated by Hindus, Jains and Buddhists.Himmat Lal Chudasama from ... Read more...

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Nepali students aim to make Kathmandu ‘bicycle-friendly’ by 2020


June 29th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 29 (ANI): A group of Nepali students have started a campaign promoting the use of bicycles to make Kathmandu a bicycle-friendly city by 2020.The campaign organized by a group from ... Read more...

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Rohan Shrestha Impresses Ranbir Kapoor


June 29th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ranbir Kapoor"s shoot with Filmfare Magazine was one of the most popular photo shoots of the year, the credit of which goes to the man behind ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nepal Maoists want only Prachanda as Prime Minister


June 10th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 10 (ANI): The UCPN (Maoists) on Thursday put forward the name of party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda for the post of Prime Ministerial in the to-be formed national ... Read more...

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