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13 March, 2018 5:43 PM Nepal plane crash: Pilot not at fault, says airline

The U.S.-Bangla Airlines has claimed that its pilot Capt. Abid Sultan, who died in hospital on Tuesday, wasn’t at fault. “He has logged over 5,000 flight hours in the Bangladeshi aviation industry; over a hundred landings in Kathmandu. He was quite familiar with the airfield and the aircraft. We do not think the captain had any fault,” said Kamrul Islam 64

12 March, 2018 2:17 PM Lucky to be alive: Nepal plane crash survivor

Basanta Bohora, a Nepalese and one of the few passengers to escape with injuries in the deadly plane crash in Kathmandu on Monday said he is lucky to be alive. At least 50 people were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames while landing at Kathmandu airport. Officials said there were 71 people on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane 55

12 March, 2018 9:47 AM Passenger plane crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport, casualties feared

A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport's runway on Monday. Kathmandu: A passenger plane has crashed at Kathmandu's international airport, local media reports said on Monday. A plane from US-Bangla, a Bangladeshi airline, crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport's runway 62

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal holds Peace Marathon at birthplace of Gautam Buddha

KATHMANDU: Nearly 100 participants from different countries took part in a peace marathon at Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, on Thursday. Participants from Nepal as well as China, India, New Zealand, the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden, among others, participated in the fourth Lumbini Peace Marathon. It`s first of its kind spiritual marathon 73

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal's citizens celebrate Holi in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

KATHMANDU: The pavilion of the Basantapur Durbar Square, a World Heritage site in Kathmandu on Thursday, was smeared with vermillion powders, marking the day of the festival of colour Holi.Basantapur or the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which has been an eyewitness to major political turmoil and changes in the country, is also known as the "Holi Junction 102

27 February, 2018 2:26 PM India, Nepal to hold joint exercise in Pithoragarh

KATHMANDU: India and Nepal would hold a joint exercise in Uttarakhand that will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities, the defence ministry sources here have said. Nepal's newly-appointed Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel after assuming office yesterday signed an agreement to launch Surya Kiran 67

18 February, 2018 1:10 PM Two Indians Arrested In Nepal Over Alleged Arms Smuggling

Kathmandu: Two Indian nationals were today arrested in Nepal for smuggling arms into the country, police said. Prasad Kushwaha, 27 and Ajay Prasad Kushwaha, 21, were arrested from a hotel room during a raid by a special police team in Gaur Municipality in southern Nepal. Acting on a tip off, the police team raided the hotel and confiscated two pistols 51

8 February, 2018 6:27 PM Top Indian Hotelier In Nepal Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Mashkoor Ahmad Lari has been operating the Everest Hotel in Kathmandu for the last 30 years. Kathmandu: A top Indian hotelier in Nepal who was wanted by the Interpol, was arrested on Saturday on charges of drug trafficking. Mashkoor Ahmad Lari was arrested from the Maharajgunj area of Kathmandu, said a senior police officer at the Kathmandu Metropolitan 49

21 November, 2017 6:04 PM Poll-bound Nepal to close borders with India for 72 hours

Kathmandu: Nepal will be closing its borders with India for about 72 hours as it holds parliamentary and provincial council polls on November 26. Nepal shares Jhulaghat of Baitadi District, northern areas on the edge of the Mahakali River and Darchula`s Khalanga, Dattu and Joljibi border crossings with India. The local administrative body of Baitadi 50

19 November, 2017 1:45 PM Prachanda bereaved as son dies of sudden cardiac arrest

Hospital says Prakash Dahal (36) died around three hours before he was admitted Nepal’s former Prime Minister and Maoist chief Prachanda’s only son Prakash Dahal died on Sunday due to sudden cardiac arrest. He was 36. Prakash was rushed to the Thapathali-based Norvic Hospital early in the morning, where he was pronounced dead. Addressing a press conference 38