Kathmandu, June 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old policeman from Darjeeling, who is one of the contestants in the popular 'Indian Idol' show hosted by Sony television channel, has become the new icon for the Nepalese diaspora with Indian viewers of Nepalese origin whipping up a campaign to boost his chances.
Friday, June 08, 2007 2:01:23 PM
Kathmandu, June 8 (IANS) Though four countries have signed agreements with the Nepal government to build new hospitals and the SAARC regional centre for tuberculosis (TB) research is located in Nepal, the disease has become a jumbo menace - stalking elephants doing tourist duty in the southern plains.
Friday, June 08, 2007 12:29:46 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas have rejected the claims by deserters from India's separatist United Liberation Front of Assom (ULFA) that Nepal was a new haven for the group after security forces cracked down on their training camps and hideouts in Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 6:25:27 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Nepal and India Thursday began talks here to discuss power trading between the two nations.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 3:50:51 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) A series of meetings between top Indian officials and leaders of two of Nepal's biggest political parties in New Delhi has given rise to deep unease among Maoist guerrillas here, with their chief Prachanda lashing out at 'Indian interference'.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 12:33:14 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) More than a year after the fall of King Gyanendra's absolute regime, Nepal's press continues to be under fire from armed groups, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 11:35:13 AM
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) Three Kashmiris were arrested in Nepal for selling shawls made from shahtoosh, the wool of an endangered Tibetan chiru antelope, trading in which is banned world over.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 3:11:17 PM
Kathmandu, June 6 (Xinhua) Although villages of Parbat district, some 170 km west of Kathmandu lacks electricity, locals can now receive news flashes through Internet.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 1:18:04 PM
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) A 27-year-old climber from Andhra Pradesh made has history by summiting Mt Everest as an individual, and not as part of a government expedition.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 12:32:49 PM
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) China has intensified its crackdown in Tibet after a visit by two western journalists, a rights organisation has charged.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 12:05:51 PM
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