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More Indians head to Nepal


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal has witnessed a sustained tourist inflow with visitor arrivals in April rising by 23.1 percent year on year, according to official figures released Thursday. Arrivals ... Read more...

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Nepal to check fake currency influx into India


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Nepal Monday said it won't allow anti-India activities like influx of fake currency notes, movement of terrorists and smuggling of arms and goods from its ... Read more...

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Small passenger plane crashes during bad weather in Nepal, killing 16


September 25th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen people were killed on early Sunday morning when a small Buddha Air passenger plane carrying tourists on a sightseeing trip crashed near the Nepali ... Read more...

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Tibetan origin woman held for trying to get fake Nepali passport


August 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman of Tibetan origin, suspected to be a refugee living in Bangalore, has been arrested after she tried to obtain a fake Nepali passport.Police ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists ’sacrifice’ own children for self interest


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) Ninth-grader Sadhana Limbu was expecting to return to her school in Nepal's tea garden district of Jhapa next week after spending a brief vacation with her ... 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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23 Indians duped with job offers at Nepal airport


July 10th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) Nearly two dozen Indians, who paid Rs.200,000 each thinking they were being offered attractive jobs in Nepal's only international airport, have been left in the lurch ... Read more...

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Karachi link to fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistani city of Karachi continues to grow as the base of faceless groups seeking to fund terror attacks and destabilise economies by exploiting weak links ... Read more...

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Air India faces fresh workers’ trouble in Nepal


January 4th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) After losing a protracted labour dispute in Nepal's Supreme Court last year, India's flag carrier Air India now faces fresh turmoil in the Himalayan republic with ... Read more...

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Bihar legislator 1st Indian to hit Nepal headlines in 2011


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) As Nepal kicked off its tourism year Saturday, along with 10 other foreign visitors, a legislator from Bihar became the first Indian to hit the ... Read more...

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Amitabh, Mohan Lal promote ‘Kandahar’ in Mumbai


December 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Dec.16 (ANI): Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan along with south Indian superstar Mohan Lal promoted 'Kandahar', a Malayalam language film.The film is written and directed by Major Ravi ... Read more...

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Pakistani held in Nepal for smuggling out falcons


December 7th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A Pakistani national was arrested at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport for trying to smuggle out falcons in his baggage, police said Tuesday.The man, identified as Ghulam Abbas, ... Read more...

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Nepal kicks off tourism campaign with Richard Gere tips


October 7th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Thursday wielded the broom in a public area to kick off the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign following ... Read more...

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Nepal group takes up missing Naga leader’s cause


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) Nepal's biggest organisation of indigenous peoples has taken up the cause of a rebel leader from India's Nagaland state who reportedly went missing last week after ... Read more...

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Seven held in Nepal with fake Pakistan-made Indian currency


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal police have arrested seven people, including two Indians, with a stash of fake Indian currency worth over Rs.4 million manufactured in Pakistan.The notes were ... Read more...

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Pakistani held with fake Indian notes in Nepal


August 10th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) A Pakistani, posing as a physically challenged man, was caught at Kathmandu's international airport while trying to smuggle in fake Indian currency -- with a face ... Read more...

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Mumbai mum meets sudden death in Nepal airport


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) A 47-year-old woman from Mumbai, who was in Nepal for a vacation with her son, died a sudden death while waiting for their flight back home ... Read more...

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Nepal asks India to lift 1,000-rupee note ban


July 11th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 11 (IANS) Less than a fortnight after an Indian minister was detained in Nepal for carrying banned Indian currency notes, Nepal has reiterated its call to India's banking ... Read more...

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Nepal airport to be connected to Interpol


July 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 8 (ANI): Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is set to be connected to the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol)'s database link.The move would help security personnel and Immigration ... Read more...

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Mystery shrouds Assam ultra leader’s arrest in Nepal


July 5th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Mystery shrouds the reported arrest of an Indian militant leader in Nepal with the Nepali authorities denying any knowledge of it.Nepal's home ministry Monday denied having ... Read more...

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Indian minister flouts currency ban, says was unaware (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L. Imchen, who was detained In Kathmandu Wednesday for flouting a currency ban, said it was his first visit to the Himalayan kingdom ... Read more...

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Indian minister detained for flouting currency ban (Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) India avoided a potentially embarrassing situation in neighbouring Nepal after a minister from its north-eastern Nagaland state was detained at the international airport in Kathmandu Wednesday for flouting ... Read more...

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Indian minister held for flouting currency ban


June 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) In a potentially embarrassing situation for the Indian government, Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L. Imchen was detained here Wednesday for flouting a currency ban that is ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman nabbed with fake Indian currency in Nepal


March 16th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Pakistani woman has been arrested at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu with fake Indian currency worth Rs.3 million, police said. Mariam Wali Mohammad, apparently travelling alone ... Read more...

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Nepal President terms his India visit as successful


February 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (ANI): Nepal President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has termed his India visit as a successful one and indicated that prospects for strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries ... Read more...

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Nepal records its first swine flu deaths


December 28th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) Six months after the first swine flu cases were reported in Nepal, the pandemic has claimed its first victims in the country, with two people succumbing to the ... Read more...

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Nepal pledges better safety in wake of IA hijack trauma


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Recovering from the trauma of the sensational hijack of an Indian Airlines aircraft 10 years ago, Nepal's civil aviation authorities say they have learnt from the ... Read more...

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Copenhagen summit turns nightmare for oldest Everest climber


December 18th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) While there is a growing debate about the result of the UN summit of world leaders on climate changes, for one man, Everest hero Min Bahadur ... Read more...

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Nepal major fired by UN arrested for killing girl


December 12th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) In a sensational turn of events, Nepal's military police Saturday arrested an army major expelled last week by the UN for the tortured death of a ... Read more...

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2 Indian women arrested in Nepal with banned currency notes


November 25th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) Two Indian women from the northeast state of Mizoram have been arrested in Nepal for carrying banned Indian currency notes. Lalring Heti, 41, and Lal Moonbami, 37, were arrested ... Read more...

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Briton arrested with ‘contraband’ Indian currency in Nepal


November 16th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 16 (IANS) A Briton was arrested Monday at Nepal's only international airport for carrying high-denomination Indian currency notes which are deemed contraband in India's northern neighbour, police said. Venkatraman Jagannathan was ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded as Maoists lay siege to Kathmandu valley


November 10th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 10 (IANS) Thousands of people, including the disabled, sick and children, were left stranded on the highways leading to Kathmandu valley as Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Tuesday enforced ... Read more...

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Swine flu panic spreads to 3rd Nepal district


November 9th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Hundreds of people flocked to hospitals for tests with swine flu like symptoms while public schools were shut down for three days in a third district in western ... Read more...

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Day 1 of Maoist protests passes off peacefully in Nepal


November 1st, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) Despite fears of violence, the first day of the new protest movement started by Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas against the coalition government passed off peacefully Sunday with no ... Read more...

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Maoists announce blockade of Kathmandu valley, international airport


October 28th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas, whose ultimatum to the coalition government ends Nov 1, have warned they would launch a blockade of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayan nation's only ... Read more...

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