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Facebook ‘friendship’ murder case: Police book Naila, 5 other suspects

SIALKOT: Police booked a female named Naila and five other suspects in a murder case relating to a boy from Gujranwala, on Tuesday. According to details, police nominated the central suspect Naila as well as five others for the murder of Sharoon, a boy from Gujranwala who became friends with her on the social networking…

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March 21, 2017


Pakistan announce squad for ACC U-23 Emerging Cup 2017

LAHORE: Pakistan on Tuesday announced the 15-man squad for the upcoming Asian Cricket Council U-23 Emerging Cup 2017 in Bangladesh. The tournament will be played from March 26th to April 2nd. The 15-man squad comprises of: Imam ul Haq Jaahid Ali Imran Butt Haris Sohail (Vice Captain) Khushdil Shah Hussain Talat Mohammad Rizwan (Captain, Wicket…

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March 21, 2017


Pak players storm into final after beating India

Pakistani duo of Rizwan Azam and Kashif Sulhari caused the biggest upset of the Nepal international badminton series by eliminating the top seed pair of India Anilkumar Raju and Venkat Gaurav Prasad to roar into the men’s doubles final on Friday. The Pak players dazzled with awesome performance to make short work of their Indian opponents in…

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December 16, 2016


Direct to Home TV technology: Will it prove game changer for Pak electronic media industry

By: Muhammad Luqman After experiencing stiff opposition from different stake holders especially the cable operators for a period of 13 years, Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog, PEMRA has succeeded in auctioning first three licenses of Direct to Home service for a total amount of US $ 14.85 million (Around Rs. 15 billion). As compared to other…

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November 25, 2016


After ChaiWala, TarkariWali wants to be a model

TarkawriWali, a Nepali girl who shot to fame last week after her pictures selling vegetables were posted online, wanted to become a model. Kusum Shrestha, 18, found fame after her pictures were clicked by photographer Rupchandra Maharjan near the ‘Fishling suspension bridge between Gorkha and Chitwan’, The Gundruk Post said. The pictures surfaced days after…

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November 7, 2016


After the ‘Chaiwala’, the beautiful ‘Tarkariwali’ is winning hearts on Twitter

Just weeks after the Pakistani Chaiwala from Islamabad had women swooning over his good looks on social media, a Nepalese beauty is now taking over Twitter rapidly. Hashtagged as #Tarkariwali, she is a vegetable seller of uncommon beauty, who was photographed by Rupchandra Maharjan who posted her picture on is Twitter handle from where it…

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November 3, 2016


SAARC summit postponed

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz confirmed that a three-day SAARC summit was suspended on Wednesday, a day after India and some other countries pulled out of the conference. The key summit was scheduled to be held in Islamabad from November 9 to 11. Islamabad said that Pakistan would not budge…

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September 28, 2016


India-Pakistan tensions threaten South Asia summit

ISLAMABAD: A key South Asian summit was in doubt Wednesday after India and three other countries pulled out following a deadly attack on an army base that New Delhi blames on a Pakistan-based group.India has sought to isolate Pakistan in the wake of the raid on its base in the disputed region of Kashmir, which…

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September 28, 2016


Rhino shot by poachers dies

A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years. The injured adult male was taken to the Chitwan National Park, the country’s biggest rhino conservation area, for treatment after it was shot in a…

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September 7, 2016


Nepal imposes 10-year ban on Indian couple for fake Everest claim

KATHMANDU: Two Indian climbers were slapped with a 10-year mountaineering ban for making “spurious and dishonest claims” of climbing Everest, a media report said. Dinesh and his wife Tarakeshwari Rathod claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest. Nepelese investigators concluded on Monday that photographs purporting to show the pair at the…

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August 30, 2016


21 dead as bus plunges into Nepal river

KATHMANDU, Nepal: A packed passenger bus plunged into a river early Friday in central Nepal, killing 21 people, a senior local official said. Rescuers struggled to recover bodies and help the injured to safety after the bus plunged into the swelling Trishuli river, off the highway at Chandi Bhanjyang village in Chitwan district. “Twenty-one people…

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August 26, 2016


Nepal recalls India envoy, cancels president’s visit

KATHMANDU: Nepal has recalled its ambassador to India and cancelled an upcoming visit by its president to New Delhi, officials said Saturday, further straining ties between the two neighbours after months of tension. Deep Kumar Upadhyay was recalled to Kathmandu late Friday after allegedly siding with the Nepali Congress opposition in supporting a threat by…

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May 7, 2016


Bodies of Himalaya climbers emerge from 16 yrs

KATHMANDU, NEPAL: The bodies of top mountaineer Alex Lowe and his cameraman have been found in a Himalayan glacier, 16 years after they were buried by an avalanche on one of the world’s highest mountains. Two climbers last week came across the men’s remains “still encased in blue ice but beginning to emerge from the…

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May 2, 2016


Pathankot attack: Pakistan’s investigators to visit India March 27

POKHARA: Pakistan’s special investigation team probing the terror attack on Indian airbase at Patkhankot would visit New Delhi on March 27, Indian External Minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday. “We discussed issues pertaining to Pathankot terror strike,” Sushma said in a joint press conference with Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan’s advisor to the prime minister on Foreign Affairs,…

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March 17, 2016


Sartaj, Sushma hold informal talks in Nepal

POKHARA: Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Wednesday met Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday in Pokhara. According to Indian media, the informal meeting between the two neighbouring countries was held at a dinner hosted in the honour of SAARC countries. On the occasion, both the leaders exchanged…

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March 16, 2016


Alert: Modi’s visit may presage bad news

  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign visits have never been a good sign for the host countries. Watch this report

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November 14, 2015


Pakistan, England tune up with warm-up wins

ABU DHABI: Pakistan and England tuned up for their four-match one-day series with comfortable wins against minnows Nepal and Hong Kong respectively in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Pakistan beat Nepal by 121 runs while England thumped Hong Kong by 163 runs in 50-over games to gear up for the bigger challenge starting later this week….

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November 8, 2015


One-fingered Japanese climber fails to summit Everest

TOKYO: A one-fingered Japanese climber who was attempting the first summit of Mount Everest since this year’s deadly quake said Thursday he had turned back before reaching the summit. This is the fifth season Nobukazu Kuriki, who lost nine fingers on the mountain in 2012, has tried to scale the world’s highest peak and he…

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October 8, 2015


Nepali leader accuses India of blocking vital supplies

KATHMANDU: A Nepali lawmaker, tipped to be the next prime minister, Wednesday accused neighbouring giant India of deliberately blocking vital supplies into the landlocked country, as the government announced fresh fuel restrictions. Scores of Indian trucks have been stranded at a key border checkpost for almost a week, halting fuel and other supplies, following protests…

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September 30, 2015


Pakistan welcomes promulgation of new constitution in Nepal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday welcomed the promulgation of new constitution in Nepal, through a democratic process. “We felicitate the government and the political parties of Nepal on this achievement. Pakistan is confident that the new constitution will further cement the foundations of democracy in Nepal,” said a Foreign Office statement. The President and the Prime…

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September 21, 2015


First climber to attempt Everest ascent since Nepal earthquakes

KATHMANDU: A Japanese climber will be the first to attempt to scale Mount Everest since a massive earthquake in April triggered avalanches that killed 18 climbers, shutting an industry that feeds thousands of people across Nepal. Nobukazu Kuriki, 33, of Tokyo will make a solo attempt on the 8,850-metre (29,035 feet) Everest summit along the…

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August 23, 2015

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