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Two young Indian girls lucky to survive Nepal crash

Two young Indian girls were lucky to survive the Nepalese airliner crash on Monday near high-altitude Jomsom airport in northern Nepal, being among the six who were rescued alive from the debris of

Nepal air crash kills 13 Indians, 6 survive


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

Nepal's kung fu nuns practise karma with a kick


It is a hot, cloudless morning on a hillside on the outskirts of Kathmandu and dozens of nuns arrange themselves into lines around a golden Buddhist shrine.

In unison, each slams a clenched fist into

Hardliner Maoist students protest against India

Pro-Maoist students close to the hardliner faction led by Mohan Vaidya 'Kiran' have staged a demonstration here against alleged Indian interference in the formation of a national government in Nepal.

Nepal flood sweeps away a village: Police

Eight people were killed on Saturday and three Russian tourists missing after a river burst its banks and swept away a village near one of Nepal's most popular Himalayan tourist destinations, police s

Reports on troop movement 'absolutely stupid': Army Chief


Army Chief Gen. V. K. Singh on Thursday dismissed as 'absolutely stupid' a report that the Indian government panicked for several hours in the face of unexplained troop movements near Delhi in Janu

17 Indians held with fake passports in Nepal

Over 100 people, including 17 Indians, have been arrested in Nepal for using fake passports, a media report said on Saturday.

The Department of Immigration arrested 118 people in the last two months,

No more Gorkhas in India, UK Armies


Indian and British Armies may no longer be able to employ Gurkhas, known for their valour, following a Nepalese government decision to eventually stop their recruitment in foreign countries.


Nepal launches 'gay Olympics'

Nepal is to stage Asia's first ever multi-sport games for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, organisers announced on Monday.

The two-week event at the national football stadium and

India whitewashed at AFC Challenge Cup, lose to DPR Korea

The Indian football team rounded off a miserable campaign in the AFC Challenge Cup, blanked 0-4 by strong contenders DPR Korea in their last league encounter at the Dashrath Stadium here day.

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