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Nepal devotees await Sathya Sai Baba’s reincarnation


April 25th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) As thousands in Nepal began mourning the passing away of Indian spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba and Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal issued an official ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary’s Nepal visit ends


January 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao made a low-key departure from Nepal Thursday after wrapping up her three-day visit to Nepal.Rao, the first senior Indian official to ... Read more...

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India committed to making a democratic, stable Nepal: Nirupama Rao


January 18th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is presently on a three-day visit to Kathmandu, on Tuesday said that India is committed to working with them for a democratic ... Read more...

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Nepal government asked to recall envoy to India


January 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Thirty MPs cutting across party lines Sunday asked Nepal's caretaker government to recall the country's ambassador to India, Rukma Shumsher Rana, following his alleged involvement with ... Read more...

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Sobhraj figures in Nepal’s citizenship debate


January 4th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) More than five months after he was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by Nepal's Supreme Court, yesteryear's alleged serial killer and master ... Read more...

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Court focuses on man who had brawl with Nepal’ ex-crown prince


December 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) While Nepal's deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was turned into a hero by his supporters and released on bail after a drunken brawl in ... Read more...

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Nepal’s new ‘crown prince’ gets a Christmas reprieve


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala's son-in-law, who became embroiled in a long and increasingly acrimonious controversy after locking horns with deposed crown prince Paras Bir ... Read more...

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Nepal ex-crown prince’s gun brawl case gets a sequel (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nine days after Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was arrested following reports that he was involved in a gun brawl with an ... Read more...

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Ordeal over, Paras returns home a hero (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Shrugging off the minor charge of committing a public offence and freed on bail after cooling his heels in police custody for 48 hours, Nepal's controversial ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince pleads illness, calls off press meet


December 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Charged with committing a public offence and freed on bail after cooling his heels in police custody for 48 hours, Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras ... Read more...

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Nepal’s nabbed ex-crown prince denies role in gun brawl


December 16th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) In a dramatic volte face within two days of being arrested for threatening a fellow hotel guest during a drunken brawl and firing in the air, ... Read more...

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Paras’ medical treatment plea rejected, sent to 3-day custody (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Ignoring growing protests by royalists, Nepal's government Wednesday rejected arrested former crown prince Paras' plea to be allowed medical treatment and ordered him to stay in ... Read more...

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Royalists call shutdowns in Nepal over ex-crown prince’s arrest


December 15th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal Wednesday as royalists began demonstrations and called shutdowns in at least two major districts to protest the arrest of former crown ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former crown prince ill in police custody (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Taken under control by police Tuesday and facing charges of attempted murder, Nepal's former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah has fallen ill, in an unprecedented ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested, charged with bid to kill (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Two years after Nepal's royal family were turned into commoners and stripped of all privileges, former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Tuesday paid the penalty ... 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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Nepal to probe ex-crown prince’s gun brawl (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a high-level inquiry into a gun brawl involving former crown prince Paras and the son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala after ... Read more...

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Nepal to probe former crown prince’s gun brawl


December 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a high-level inquiry into a gun brawl involving former crown prince Paras and the son-in-law of the deputy prime minister after it ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling party seeks ex-crown prince’s arrest after gun brawl (Second Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented turn in Nepal's history, police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl involving ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah and the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress seeks action against former crown prince


December 13th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) The Nepali Congress, the largest party in Nepal's ruling alliance Monday, Monday condemned the brawl and shooting in an upscale wildlife resort involving controversial former crown ... Read more...

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Nepal begins probe into ex-crown prince’s gun brawl (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Nepal's police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl in an upmarket wildlife resort involving controversial ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, more than ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in gun brawl with minister’s kin


December 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Still simmering dangerously over the abolition of monarchy and the loss of his legacy, Nepal's ousted crown prince Paras hit the headlines Monday for a gun ... Read more...

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Maoist arms training row refuses to die down in Nepal


November 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) The diplomatic row between South Asian neighbours India and Nepal over the subcontinental giant's charge that the Himalayan republic's opposition Maoist party was providing arms training ... Read more...

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India asks Nepal about clandestine Maoist training


November 6th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The Indian government has taken up with the Nepal government the issue of Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas providing arms and political training to India's Maoists and ... Read more...

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Indian embassy responds to Nepal foreign ministry on threat


August 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Nepal's foreign ministry has begun investigating the allegations by a Maoist lawmaker that he was threatened by an official at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and ... Read more...

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Nepal PM asked to explain Indian embassy ‘threat’


August 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) A Nepali lawmaker's charge that he was threatened by two senior officials of the Indian embassy in Kathmandu has prompted a parliamentary committee to summon caretaker ... Read more...

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India, China to bid for Nepal Machine Readable Passport


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 3 (ANI): India and China are likely to bid for the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) contract for which the government had recently called tenders.According to Kantipur, both countries have recently ... Read more...

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Nepal mourns plane crash in India


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Despite facing a constitutional crisis and chaos less than a week away, Nepal's top political leadership took cognizance of the air crash in India Saturday that killed ... 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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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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India conveys displeasure to Nepal on aborted passport deal (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Two days after Nepal's embattled government was compelled to cancel a controversial deal with India to print new Nepali passports, India Tuesday expressed its displeasure, saying it was ... Read more...

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Politicisation of Nepal passport deal regrettable: India


April 13th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Two days after Nepal's government was compelled to cancel a deal with India to print new Nepali passports, India Tuesday said it was a matter of regret that ... 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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Nepal government scraps passport deal with India


April 11th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) Under growing pressure from all sides and with the opposition Maoist party having announced a general strike Monday in protest, Nepal's cornered government Sunday said it was scrapping ... Read more...

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Maoists call for Nepal closure against passport deal with India


April 9th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas, who had pledged not to call any more general strikes, have gone back on their word and called for a nationwide strike on Monday ... Read more...

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