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Bomb threat grounds SpiceJet flight in Kathmandu

A SpiceJet aircraft, scheduled from Kathmandu to New Delhi, was evacuated at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport on Sunday after airport officials suspected that a bomb had been planted in the

Nepal air crash: 10 Indians killed in Himalayas tragedy


A small aircraft crashed near here on Sunday morning, killing all 19 people on board, but the grief and anxiety of the victims' families was compounded after they were handed out wrong names of the In

List of dead in Nepal plane crash

Though rescuers managed to bring out a lone survivor from the wreck of the Beech aircraft in Nepal, the grievously injured 36-year-old Nepali man, identified as Nirajan Karmacharya, died while receivi

British mission wall collapse: kin seek relief

Angry protesters sought compensation from the British embassy in Kathmandu on Monday after the perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed during the Sunday night’s earthquake, killing three people, including a girl.

Five killed as earthquake hits Nepal


At least five people were killed, three of them outside the British Embassy here, when a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal on Sunday, sparking panic among residents.

Three people were kil

I saw Delhi High Court blast, 9/11: Nepal psychic

A 34-year-old unemployed man from central Nepal claims to have ‘seen’ the explosion before New Delhi's high court last week that killed 13 people, the 9/11 carnage in the US a decade ago and scores of

JNU scholar, Baburam Bhattarai, is Nepal's new PM


A village boy from western Nepal's Gorkha district, that was once also the bastion of Nepal's Shah kings, Baburam Bhattarai, who was elected on Sunday as the Himalayan republic's fourth prime minister

Deadlocked Nepalese parties seek more time for national government


Deadlocked Nepalese political parties have decided to seek more time to form a national unity government from President Ram Baran Yadav, who had set a deadline that expires on Sunday.

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Gangraped Buddhist nun faces new ordeal in Nepal

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Nearly two months after she was robbed and gangraped by five men in a bus in eastern Nepal and suffered a controversy about having lost her right to remain a nun, a 21-year-old Buddhist nun from Nepal

Nepal PM quits amid political uncertainty


Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal resigned on Sunday, following intense pressure from the main opposition Nepali Congress and his key ally Maoists.

"The Prime Minister has tendered

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