Kathmandu

  • IM operative Waqas tells how he became a terrorist, planned for blasts 24-03-2014 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: Zia-ur-Rehman alias Waqas claims to have been motivated very early and wanted to participate in jehadi activities. In 2009, he met LeT recruiter Taj Mohammed. Then 21 year old Waqas told him that he wanted to get trained and fight for jehad in Kashmir. But Taj wasn't interested....
  • General strike cripples life in major cities across Nepal 12-11-2013 12:16 PM

    Life in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal came into halt as the hardline CPN-Maoist, breakaway faction of UCPN-Maoist, on Tuesday enforced a general strike in protest against next week's Constituent Assembly elections. The CPN-Maoist and some other fringe parties are opposing the November 19 polls demanding resignation of chairman...
  • India gifts 20 ambulances, four buses to Nepal on Independence Day 15-08-2013 09:09 PM

    India on Thursday gifted 20 ambulances and four buses to various hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions in Nepal on the occasion of the India's Independence Day. Ambassador of India to Nepal Jayant Prasad handed over the keys of the vehicles to the recipient organisations from 16 districts at a...
  • India take on Sri Lanka in SAFF Under-16 C'ships opener 20-07-2013 03:26 PM

    Kathmandu: The Indian under-16 team will open its campaign against Sri Lanka in the second edition of the SAFF Under-16 Football Championships at the Army Ground in Kathmandu on Sunday. Apart from India and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh are the third team in Group B. In the other group, reigning champions...
  • Nepal: 22 injured as plane skids off runway 16-05-2013 04:22 PM

    Kathmandu: All 22 people, including eight Japanese tourists on board a Nepal Airlines aircraft on Thursday escaped with minor injuries after the small plane skidded off the runway while trying to land and plunged into a river in northwestern Nepal. The accident occurred as the Twin Otter airplane on a...
  • Nepal plane crash: 10 Indians among 19 dead 25-09-2011 09:24 PM

    Chennai: A plane crash in Bisankunarayan village, a few miles away from Kathmandu on Sunday has left all 19 people on board dead. Among the dead, ten passengers were Indians and eight of them were members of the Builders Association of India hailing from Trichy in Tamil Nadu. Central board...
  • No bomb found in Delhi-bound flight from Nepal 25-09-2011 12:38 PM

    Kathmandu: The bomb disposal team of the Nepal Army has not found any bomb on the Spice Jet flight, which was searched at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The search was conducted inside the flight following a bomb scare. The authorities in Nepal suspected a bomb inside the Spice...
  • Nepal: Plane with Indians aboard crashes, 19 dead 25-09-2011 09:24 AM

    Kathmandu: The passenger plane carrying 19 people that went missing in Nepal crashed in Kathmandu on Sunday, killing all the people onboard. Out of the 16 tourists, 10 were Indians, said Apoorva Srivastava, the spokesperson of the Indian Embassy in Nepal. She also said that the Nepalese government has deployed...
  • Sikkim quake toll rises to 28, rescue efforts on 19-09-2011 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: At least 28 people have lost their lives and over 100 injured after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Sikkim on Sunday evening. Authorities fear the toll could rise further. The exact extent of damages is yet to be assessed as relief and rescue is yet to reach affected...
  • Nepal frees Dalai's envoy but threat deepens 06-08-2011 01:43 PM

    Kathmandu: Though Nepal police have released the envoy of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama after detaining him for eight hours, the threat hanging over the Tibetan diaspora deepened with the 55-year-old having to sign an undertaking. Thiley Lama, who is officially known as the volunteer coordinator of the Tibetan Refugee...
  • Nepal lesbian wedding inspires Bengal, Kerala 22-06-2011 04:57 PM

    Kathmandu: The first public lesbian wedding in Nepal, held this week under the aegis of the republic's gay rights icon Sunil Babu Pant, has inspired the gay communities in India's West Bengal and Kerala to seek help to host the two states' first public gay rallies next month. Pant, who...
  • Nepal detains hundreds of Ramdev supporters 06-06-2011 05:06 PM

    Kathmandu: Nepal police on Monday detained over 200 supporters of Baba Ramdev while they were holding a demonstration outside the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu against the crackdown on the yoga guru and his followers in New Delhi. Some of the members of Patanjali Yogpeeth, established by 46-year-old Baba Ramdev, submitted...
  • India, China, Nepal agree on Kailash landscape 19-12-2010 11:30 PM

    Kathmandu: India, China and Nepal have agreed on a landmark plan for the conservation and sustainable development of the landscape of sacred mountain Kailash, which spreads across the three countries. Representatives from China, India, and Nepal have endorsed a draft Regional Cooperation Framework for conservation and sustainable development of the...
  • All 22 killed in small plane crash in Nepal 16-12-2010 08:13 AM

    Kathmandu: A small plane crashed in the Himalayan foothills of remote east Nepal, killing all 22 people onboard, an official said on Thursday. The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Tara Air between Lamidanda and capital Kathmandu, had lost contact shortly after takeoff on Wednesday from the mountainous airstrip and probably...
  • Nepal fails to elect PM even after 6th round 06-09-2010 10:52 AM

    Kathmandu: The political crisis in Nepal continues as the Parliament failed to elect the Prime Minister even after the sixth round of the prime ministerial elections on Sunday. Both the candidates Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal, popularly known as 'Prachanda', and his rival of Nepali Congress, Ramchandra Poudyal, could not...
  • All 14 passengers killed in Nepal plane crash 24-08-2010 09:50 AM

    Kathmandu: All 14 passengers, including six foreigners, aboard a private aircraft were killed as the plane crashed near Kathmandu on Tuesday. The flight by domestic airline Agni Air headed towards northern Nepal was carrying 11 passengers, including four American women, an Irish and a Japanese tourist, and three Nepali crew...
  • It was love at first job for Sobhraj's fiance Nihita 08-07-2008 01:32 AM

    Cape Town: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir wants his teammates to play smart and better cricket in their remaining two matches after they suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Auckland Aces in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, here on Monday night. We need to play...
  • Nepal literally cleans the air with green vehicles 27-05-2008 02:02 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Thursday demanded a lifetime ban on Kirti Azad for attempting to tarnish the image of DDCA and its president Arun Jaitley. Moreover, the association accused him of indulging in dirty politics in the garb of criticising the IPL. We demand Mr...
  • CBI gets 12-day custody of kidney kingpin 10-02-2008 01:31 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has backed the ICC's decision to enforce the Decision Review System in Tests and ODIs, saying the innovation reduces pressure on on-field umpires. The 37-year-old batsman said the DRS, if implemented with the right technology, would go a long way in helping the umpires officiate games...
  • Charles Sobhraj hopes 13 will prove lucky for him 21-01-2008 02:10 PM

    Jaipur: A visibly disappointed Pune Warriors captain Yuvraj Singh blamed it on "poor fielding" which resulted in the sixth loss for the franchise in the Indian Premier League after Rajasthan Royals defeated them by six wickets. "Sunday's loss was a result of poor fielding. If you drop catches of three...
  • Sobhraj wants French Prez to protest for his cause 25-12-2007 11:28 PM

    Bangalore: Ireland batting sensation Kevin O'Brien warned his team to beware an India World Cup backlash when the two sides meet on Sunday as the quarter-final race hots up. India came under fire for a sloppy bowling and fielding display which allowed England to tie their 338 in Bangalore last...
  • Sobhraj to go on hunger strike for speedy trial 21-12-2007 07:04 PM

    Bangalore: A tight security clampdown will be in place in and around the M Chinnaswamy Stadium to provide foolproof security to players and fans during the high-profile India-England World Cup match here on Sunday, the city police chief said on Friday. Police commissioner Shankar Bidari said about 3,000 policemen will...
  • Nepal gays hit by Maoist clean up drive 04-01-2007 06:47 PM

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  • Past catches up with Charles Sobhraj 02-01-2007 04:51 PM

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