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Nepalese nationals require visa to enter India via Pakistan, China

Similarly, Nepalese nationals travelling to Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and Lebanon, are required to acquire No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the…

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Nepal: Indian Embassy organise yoga event at Syangboche

The main objective of the programme was to highlight the importance of yoga in daily life and to bring peace and harmony across the continents, nations and among people.

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Nepal activists call for end of animal sacrifice

Some of the more than 100 protestors wore fake buffalo, pig and chicken heads, as they chanted against a practice deeply rooted in the country's Hindu traditions. 

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Chinese language made mandatory in many schools in Nepal

Many schools across the country have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government`s offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language

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Nepalese journalists firm on demanding scrapping of controversial media bill

The bill which aims at imposing a hefty fine of up to Rs 1 million on media outlets found guilty of damaging anyone's reputation has raised an alarm among journalists who say the government seeks…

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Nepal faces mountainous challenge identifying Everest bodies

Police and government officials admit they face a huge challenge putting names to the dead climbers and sending them back to their home countries.

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New Sino-Nepal friendship bridge comes into operation in Kathmandu

The Nepal-China Friendship Bridge (Miteri bridge) was constructed with Chinese aid at the Rasuwagadhi border point in Rasuwa district after the old bridge was damaged in the earthquake.

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Nepal government urged to limit climbing permissions to Everest

Doug Scott, who has made 45 expeditions to the high mountains of Asia, warned that the Himalayas is no more a place for peace and solitude.    

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Two dead, 100 injured as storm hits Nepal's western region

While 77 people were wounded due to the storms in Kailali, 23 people have been injured in Kanchanpur, taking the total count up to a hundred.

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Nepal: Pashupatinath temple owns over 9kg gold, 1.3 billion rupees cash

The data was made public on Wednesday, for the first time in history, by a committee formed by the government to investigate the assets owned by the shrine.

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Nepal may limit access to Everest after mountaineering deaths

For years, Kathmandu has issued permits to anyone willing to pay $11,000, regardless of whether they are rookie climbers or skilled mountaineers.

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Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules

Ten people have died in little more than two weeks after poor weather cut the climbing window, leaving mountaineers waiting in long queues to the summit, risking exhaustion and running out of…

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Maoist activists arrested in Nepal as nationwide strike disrupts life

Just a day ahead of the nationwide strike, a series of bombs exploded at different parts of the capital city, killing four people and injuring seven others.

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Bombs planted at various locations, vehicles torched in Nepal following three blasts

A parked truck was set on fire in the Nawalparasi district, while a bus was found burned down in the Surkhet district of Nepal`s Karnali province, police said.

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Nepal police arrest 3 Pakistani nationals with fake Indian currency

The Pakistani nationals, Mohmad Akhtar, 49, Nadia Anwar, 39 and Nasiruddin, 67, were arrested from the airport on Saturday as they arrived in the country from Doha with the fake currency, they…

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