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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,

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

Nepal pensioner crowned world's shortest man


A 72-year-old man from a remote valley in southwestern Nepal was on Sunday declared the shortest man ever documented after being measured by Guinness World Records officials.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi st

With 22 inches, Nepalese man claims to be world's shortest


He has never worked outside the home or seen a doctor, and until Wednesday, he had never left his remote mountain village in western Nepal. So 72-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi only recently learned h

Nepal villagers burn 'witchcraft' suspect alive

A mob burned alive a 40-year-old woman on Friday after accusing her of casting black magic spells in a remote village in southern Nepal, police said.

Dengani Mahato died after she was severely beaten

Five dead as man-eating leopard stalks Nepal village

A leopard dragged away and devoured a 14-year-old girl in western Nepal in what is thought to be the fifth deadly attack by the same animal in just two months, police said on Thursday.

The youngster

Two top US officials set for India, B'desh, Lanka, Nepal

Two top American officials would be travelling to South Asia, including India, to hold talks on a host of issues with government and civil society leaders.

The US Administration’s pointman for South

Nepalese man claims to be shortest in the world

A 72-year old Nepalese has sought inclusion of his name in Guinness World Records, claiming to be the shortest living man on the globe.

Family members of Chandra Bahadur Dangi, who is just 22 inches

65 Tibetans detained in Nepal

Nepalese authorities on Monday detained some 65 Tibetans, including 32 women, who were travelling from India to the capital, police said.

The Buddhist monks and nuns, who were travelling in a bus, w

China offers $135mn aid to Nepal

In a bid to woo its land-locked southern neighbour, China on Saturday offered $135 million in aid to Nepal to beef up its infrastructure and security during a brief and surprise visit by the Chinese P

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