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Sweet revenge for the Afghans

India’s bid to win a hat-trick of Saff Football Championship titles went up in smoke on Wednesday as they lost 0-2 to Afghanistan in the final here.

Hosts Nepal stand in India’s way


Listless so far in the tournament, defending champions India take on hosts Nepal in their last group match with a semi-final berth at stake in the Saff football championships here.

Six pilgrims drowned in Nepal river

At least six Hindu pilgrims, including four women, have died and three others reported missing after they were swept away by a swollen river in central Nepal.

9 people arrested for setting afire tourist counter in Nepal

Nine people were arrested today after a group of Maoist cadres and locals clashed with the police and set ablaze a tourist fee counter here over the issue of increased entry fee at Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Maoist leader Prachanda slapped at public event

Maoist supremo Prachanda, Nepal'smost powerful politician, was on Friday slapped by a young activist, believed to be a supporter of his own party, in full public view.

The incident took place during

Asia's first gay sports tournament begins in Nepal

Hundreds of athletes on Friday took part in Asia's first-ever sports tournament for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, organisers said.

The three-day event

Nine climbers killed in Nepal

At least nine climbers including a German and a local guide have been killed in Nepal after they were buried by an avalanche on one of the world's most deadly mountains, officials said Sunday.

The gr

Three killed, scores missing as boat capsizes in Nepal

At least three persons died on Saturday and several others went missing when a boat, with about 50 passengers on board, capsized in the swollen Bagmati River in central Nepal.

Six people were rescued

Former Nepalese minister jailed on corruption charges

Nepal's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced former home minister Khum Bahadur Khadka to 18 months in prison and slapped a penalty of Rs 9.4 million on him for his involvement in corruption, revoking a

12 people killed in bus accident in Nepal

At least 12 people were killed and 26 others sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into a river in central Nepal on Tuesday.

The bus heading to Kathm

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