Nepali

  • Sushma Swaraj meets Nepali leaders as joint commission meet starts 5 days ago

    The third meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission at the foreign minstry-level started here on Saturday after a hiatus of 23 years. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Kathmandu on Friday evening, jointly inaugurated the meeting with her Nepali counterpart, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey. Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman of the Indian...
  • 19-yr-old Nepali girl gang raped in South Delhi March 26, 2014

    A 19-year-old Nepali girl was allegedly gang raped by four people, three of whom including a juvenile have been apprehended, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place in Vasant Kunj area of South Delhi last evening when one of the accused, who was known to the victim, took her to...
  • Nepal: Prachanda suffers massive defeat in polls November 21, 2013

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Unified CPN-Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, better known as Prachanda, on Thursday suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Nepali Congress candidate Rajan KC in the Constituent Assembly elections. Rajan received 20,392 votes and restricted Prachanda to 12,852 in his Kathmandu Constituency 10. Third candidate CPN-UML's Surendra Manandhar...
  • Nepal Maoists demand suspension of vote counting November 21, 2013

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Unified CPN-Maoist on Thursday demanded a suspension of the vote counting, alleging conspiracy after initial results showed the party trailing at third position in the Constituent Assembly elections. "Due to the conspiracy and unusual activities during the constituent assembly elections, counting did not go ahead as per people's expectations...
  • Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count November 21, 2013

    Kathmandu: The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala on Wednesday established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member Assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal. The party was leading in 58 constituencies while its rival...
  • Widows celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Varanasi August 20, 2013

    In a first, hundreds of widows - considered cursed and inauspicious and shunned by the mainstream of society for decades -Tuesday celebrated the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan. These widows gathered at the Nepali Ashram on the banks of the Ganga river to celebrate the festival in presence of seers and...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana's domestic help found hanging in actor's house March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The domestic help of Bollywood newcomer Ayushmann Khurrana was found dead at the actor's residence in suburban Goregaon here, police said on Monday. Police said it is a case of suicide and that the actor has been out of town for a shoot since February 17. Reacting to the...
  • Hyderabad: Man rapes five-year-old girl, arrested December 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: A five-year-old girl was raped by her neighbour on Saturday in Hyderabad. The accused has been arrested, according to the police. The minor, hailing from Nepal, was admitted to a hospital and later discharged once the hospital confirmed her as stable and out of danger. The girl's father is a...
  • UPSC Civil Services Mains exam syllabus: Nepali July 4, 2012

    (Answers must be written in Nepali) Paper I Section A History of the origin and development of Nepali as one of the new Indo-Aryan Languages. Fundamentals of Nepali Grammar and phonology: Nominal forms and categories: Gender, Number, Case, Adjectives, Pronouns, Avyayas Verbal forms and categories: Tense, Aspects, Voice, Roots and Fixes Nepali Swara and Vyanjana Major Dialects of...
  • Nihita, wife of Charles Sobhraj in 'Bigg Boss 5' September 29, 2011

    Kathmandu: She might have been vilified by outraged members of the public for falling in love with and marrying an alleged murderer but come October and Nihita Biswas Sobhraj, the Nepali wife of Charles Sobhraj, will show the world who's Bigg Boss. The 23-year-old, who became an instant celebrity three years...
  • Killed Nepali in Thailand in Nov 2010: Shetty August 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Amidst reports that gangster Bharat Nepali was killed in Thailand, city police on Friday said arrested fugitive don Santosh Shetty claimed to have bumped off Nepali in November 2010 at Pattaya in Thailand. There were reports that Bhagwant Singh alias Nepali, who is a former...
  • 'Super Sherpa' climbs Everest record 21 times May 11, 2011

    Kathmandu: A 51-year-old Nepali mountaineer, nicknamed "Super Sherpa", climbed Mount Everest for a record 21st time on Wednesday, breaking his own record for the most summits of the world's highest mountain, hiking officials said. Apa Sherpa, who lives in the United States, reached the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) peak of the mountain along...
  • Pune blast: a year on, still no compensation February 13, 2011

    Mumbai: Gokul Nepali was barely 19 and just three months into his marriage when he was killed in the German bakery bomb blast. Now, a year later his family based in Nepal is still awaiting justice. While the centre has released the compensation amount of two lakh rupees, they are...
  • 'Tees Maar Khan' claims new victim - in Nepal December 21, 2010

    Kathmandu: Tees Maar Khan, the "great" Indian criminal, the likes of whom are born only once in a blue moon, and who "steals, cheats and cons with amazing audacity" has struck again - this time in Nepal. When Nepali film director Dev Kumar Shrestha announced his new film, the first supernatural...
  • Nepal Parliament fails to end standoff over PM November 1, 2010

    Kathmandu: Nepalese lawmakers failed to end the uncertainty over the election of a new prime minister on Monday as Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudyal, the sole candidate for the top post, failed to get anywhere near a majority in the unprecedented 15th run-off poll. Poudyal, 65, who is adamant over...
  • Man with 32 wives inspires Nepal film August 13, 2010

    Kathmandu: An 86-year-old former soldier, who married 32 times, has inspired the current commercial hit Kanyadaan in Nepal with his 31st wife's son making it and acting in it as well. Shovit Basnet, a veteran in the Nepali film industry with 20 films to his credit, is now basking in the...
  • Maoist candidate likely to win in Nepal polls July 18, 2008

    Kathmandu: It is almost certain that the first president of Nepal will be a person of Indian origin as all three mainstream parties on Thursday decided to field candidates from the Madhesi community for the coveted post in the July 19 poll. CPN-Maoist, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML decided to field Madhesi...
  • India prefers Nepali Congress over Maoists March 27, 2008

    New Delhi: India is backing the Nepali Congress over Maoists to take over power in the Himalayan nation. Ahead of the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal, India has for the first time openly declared its preference for the Nepali Congress. National Security Advisor MK Narayanan said India's confidence in the Maoists is...
  • First onscreen kiss leaves Nepal unruffled January 22, 2008

    Kathmandu :Traditional Nepal received its first onscreen kiss serenely, providing quite a contrast to southern neighbour India where kisses - on screen and off it - have ignited public frenzy and lawsuits. Kagbeni, a Nepali adaptation of WW Jacob's 20th century supernatural classic The Monkey's Paw, that released in Kathmandu, Biratnagar...
  • No visa to Nepali author, US feels sorry August 17, 2006

    Kathmandu: America's ambassador to Nepal expressed regret on Thursday after a public outrage triggered by the denial of visa to a leading Nepali author who was also a "cultural contact" for the American Center. Abhi Subedi, one of Nepal's top playwrights and essayists and a professor at Tribhuvan University, Nepal's best...