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  • Nepal to block pornographic content amid rising rape incidents

    Kathmandu: The Government of Nepal on Friday said it would block the publication and dissemination of pornographic content in the nation, citing an increase in incidents of rape. The Ministry for Information and Communication issued a release citing pornographic content to be the reason for rape.

  • Dalit: Powerful unifying term

    The emergence of the ‘Dalit’ identity has been the result of a long Indian history. ‘Dalit’ is a popular identity in India as it is in Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and other parts of the world. Further, ‘Dalit’ is not limited to the Hindu religion alone. The identity transcends religion as there are Christian Dalits, Muslim Dalits, Sikh Dalits, Buddhist Dalits and Jain Dalits, too. This is, therefore, a word and an identity

  • CM Nitish Kumar flags off first ever best service Bihar-Nepal bus service

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday flagged off the first bus service between Bihar and Nepal. After flagging off the bus from Patna, Nitish said the initiative will strengthen the relations between Bihar and Nepal. The bus services were commissioned following the agreement between two regions.

  • India vs Maldives SAFF Cup 2018 Live! When and where to watch in India

    India began their campaign with a 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in their first match. Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua will not be playing today and this is the right chance for younger players of the national team being led by Subhashish Bose to prove their mettle. India is placed in Group B and will be looking to win as they face Maldives in their next encounter. The young Indian squad showed great

  • Altitude Air airline chopper with 7 people on board goes missing in Nepal

    Kathmandu: A domestic helicopter of Altitude Air airline with seven people on board went missing in central Nepal on Saturday, officials said. The chopper, en route from Samagaun of Gorkha district to Kathmandu, went out of contact with the air traffic control tower at 8.05 a.m, the Kathmandu Post reported.

  • A mere talking shop?

    Questioning the need for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) when a  larger body with more or the less same membership exists is not relevant. But what is relevant is the usefulness, if any, of BIMSTEC beyond an occasional photo-op for the leaders of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lana and the two South East Asian nations, Myanmar and Thailand, in salubrious settings. Kathmandu hosted the

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    2 Indians go missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal

    Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals have gone missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district, police said. Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals have gone missing after being swept away by Sunkoshi river in Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district, police said.  The incident occurred on Sunday when the duo were fishing in the river at Bahrabise area in the district, which is 75 km from Kathmandu, they said. The missing persons were identified as

  • Nepal’s quake-hit Krishna temple reopens after 3 yrs

    Kathmandu : Nepal’s famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public on Sunday for the first time after three years. The Himalayan nation was hit by a deadly quake that left much cultural heritage in ruins. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit on April 25, 2015, and killed more than 8,700 people, levelled homes and monuments in the valley, home to the three former kingdoms of Patan, Kathmandu and

  • PM Narendra Modi arrives in Nepal for Bimstec Summit 

    Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday to participate in the two-day Fourth Bimstec Summit. “The Prime Minister landed in Kathmandu a short while ago. He will be taking part in the Bimstec Summit being held in the city,” Modi’s office tweeted around 9 a.m.

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    Landslide kills 5 people in Nepal

    Kathmandu: Five members of a family were killed and one person was injured after the wall of their house collapsed due to landslide triggered by incessant rainfall at Setogurans in Bagachaur Municipality of Nepal’s Salyan District, police said on Wednesday. A 40-year-old man, his wife, 35, his two daughters, 6 and 7 respectively, and a four-year-old son, were sleeping when the incident happened, Birendra Bahadur Shahi, police chief of Salyan, told Xinhua.

  • Over 200 straded pilgrims at Kailash Mansarovar flown from Simikot

    Kathmandu: Scores of pilgrims stranded in Simikot of Northern Nepal has been flown out to lower regions with the improvement in the weather, the Indian mission to Nepal informed. “The condition is all well now. Most of the pilgrims stranded there were evacuated yesterday (Tuesday),” Pranav Ganesh, First Secretary of Indian Mission to Nepal, informed ANI without giving further details.

  • Netherlands vs Nepal 1st ODI: FPJ’s dream XI for team Netherlands and Nepal

    Nepal will face Netherlands in their 1st One-Day Global (ODI) on August 01 at VRA Cricket in Amstelveen, Netherlands. The match begins at 2:30 pm (IST). Both Netherlands and Nepal beat Marylebone Cricket Membership and when they faced each other the match was ended in a draw.

  • Netherlands vs Nepal 1st ODI at VRA Cricket Ground: When and where to follow the updates

    Nepal will face Netherlands in the 1st One-Day International (ODI) match on August 01 at VRA Cricket Ground in Amstelveen, Netherlands. The match starts at 2:30 pm (IST). Before this series, the Netherlands and Nepal both beat Marylebone Cricket Club, while the game against one another ended in a no-result. Nepal, the newest one-day international team, will start their journey in the format in a two-ODI series against the Netherlands in Amstelveen.

  • Delhi: Police, DCW rescues 16 girls trafficked from Nepal

    New Delhi: With the help of police, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued 16 women, who were allegedly trafficked from Nepal and were about to be taken to Gulf countries, from southwest Delhi’s Munirka area, the police said today. The police were informed by DCW at around 9 pm yesterday, they said.