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Indian gets 39-yr jail term

Kathmandu, Nov. 20: Biren Pradhan, 43, who had been working in Nepal as a teacher, has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars for the gruesome murder of his student last year, after which he cut up he

Maoist lawmakers rough up Nepal finance minister

Maoist lawmakers scuffled with finance minister Surendra Pandey and snatched his briefcase containing key documents as he was about to present the annual budget in Nepalese Parliament, leading to mino

Indian gets 39-year jail for slaying Nepali schoolgirl

A 43-year-old Indian, who had been working in Nepal as a teacher, has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars for the gruesome murder of his student in 2009, after which he cut up her body into pieces

UN objects to Maoist fighters at Nepal party meet

The UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) has formally objected to plans by the opposition Maoist party to include members of its army in an upcoming political conference, a spokesman said Friday.

Nepali boy could be youngest Everest conqueror


London: A Nepalese boy aged nine is on the way to becoming the youngest person to climb the world's highest mountain, Everest.

Tseten Sherpa, who scaled a 6,000-metre peak last week, could beat the

Nepal orders probe into Maoist attack on Indian envoy

Fearing a diplomatic cold war with India and its fallout, Nepal's caretaker government finally extended an olive branch to the southern neighbour, ordering an investigation into the attack on the Indi

'Hundreds of Indian girls hired to dance nude in Nepal'

Kathmandu: Taking advantage of the long festival season in Nepal, groups from India's Bihar state across the border are bringing hundreds of Indian women to the Himalayan republic to stage obscene nud

5 Indians arrested in Nepal for trafficking, arms smuggling

Five Indians are among 10 people arrested in Nepal for their alleged involvement in separate cases of human trafficking and illegal arms trade rackets.

Dabur gets divine aid in Nepal

Ayurvedic giant Dabur India's subsidiary in Nepal, Dabur Nepal, has received an unexpected "divine" boost after being targeted by a relentless smear campaign in the country.

Dabur Nepal's Mango Nec

AI hijacker to lead Nepal Congress

Kathmandu, Sept. 22: A 71-year-old pro-democracy fighter who served three years in India’s Tihar Jail for hijacking an aircraft is now the new kingmaker of Nepal, winning a hotly contested election to

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