Shirish B. Pradhan

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China blocks Kailash pilgrims near Tibet

Hundreds of Indian pilgrims have been stranded in Nepal on their way to Kailash-Mansarovar in Tibet as Chinese authorities stopped them at the border entry point saying that their vehicles did not hav

13 Indians among 15 killed in Nepal

Thirteen Indian pilgrims were among 15 persons killed on Monday when a small plane with 21 people on board crashed in northern Nepal after hitting a hill top while attempting to land at a high-altitud

India extends support to Nepal peace process

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said India stands by the efforts of Nepal and its people towards logically concluding their peace process and the drafting of the constitution for a multi-p

Vajpayee scales Mount Manaslu in Nepal

After a successful ascent of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, 18-year-old Noida boy Arjun Vajpayee on Tuesday achieved another feat by scaling the 8,163-metre-high Mount Manaslu in the western

Plane grounded after bomb hoax

A Delhi-bound SpiceJet aircraft with 179 people on board was on Sunday grounded and evacuated in the Nepalese capital after passengers raised an alarm about a bomb inside the plane on overhearing a la

10 Indians dead in Nepal plane crash

Ten Indians, mostly from Tamil Nadu, were among 19 people killed on Sunday when a small plane carrying them crashed near the Nepalese capital while attempting to land after an aerial viewing trip of M

‘Super Sherpa’ climbs Mt. Everest 21st time


A 51-year-old Nepali sherpa has broken his own record for the most successful climbs of Mount Everest by scaling the world’s highest peak for the 21st time.

Krishna to visit Nepal next week

External affairs minister S.M.

Manisha kin deny reports of divorce

Actress Manisha Koirala recently triggered gossip that her marriage with businessman Samrat Dahal is headed towards a divorce, but the rumours have been dismissed by her family.

Nepal ex-king: Call me Mr Shah

Nepal’s last monarch Gyanendra Shah has asked people to address him by his name, saying that he is very much a “commoner” like them.
“Call me Gyanendra Shah. It makes me happy that way as I am already a commoner,” he said on Friday after inaugurating an NGO named after his daughter-in-law and f

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