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Korean Air says jet diverted in Canada after threat Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

SEOUL (Reuters) - A Korean Air passenger jet made an emergency landing at a Canadian military airbase after a call centre in the United States received a threat by telephone late on Tuesday, the airline said. Korean Air flight 72, which was en route to South Korean capital Seoul, diverted to the..

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Murder in Tibet’s High Places -By Mike Dash

Few buildings inspire awe in quite the way that the Potala Palace does. Set high on the great Tibetan plateau, against the looming backdrop of the Himalayas, the vast structure rises 400 feet from a mountain in the middle of Lhasa, taking the uppermost apartments on its thirteenth floor to 12,500..

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Khanal says ‘readymade’ constitution unacceptable

KATHMANDU: Chairman of CPN UML has claimed the people wont accept a ‘readymade’ constitution handed down by an institution or an individual in some closet. Khanal expressed such views while speaking to residents Solukhumbu as part of his recent initiative to take telephone suggestions from..

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NA to take charge of PLAs, arms containers from today

KATHMANDU: A joint meeting of the Army Integration Special Committee (AISC) and senior leaders of major political parties has decided to handover all the Maoist combatants, arms container, security and management of all the Maoists cantonments to the government from today. The decision curtailed..

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Bigwigs fail to corner any issue, efforts to continue

KATHMANDU: Meeting of the lead political parties including Madhesh based parties called for garnering consensus on outstanding issues related to constitution drafting and peace process remained inconclusive on Tuesday. The meeting held at the Peace Ministry was rendered inconclusive after Nepali..

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PM urges to pause regrouping at Shaktikhor

N24, KATHMANDU: Ongoing regrouping of the Maoist combatants was paused at the Shaktikhor cantonment of the Maoist combatants on Tuesday following heated exchange between the some Maoist combatants and Army Integration Special Committee’s (AISC) technical team. The technical team was asked..

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Zakaria: Al-Assad keen on violence, not dialogue

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN : In late March, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan persuaded Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to agree to a sensible plan to stop the killing in Syria and start a process of genuine dialogue. Unfortunately, that plans seems highly unlikely to succeed. That is..

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Death toll in Yemeni clashes rises to 127

SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemeni army officials say heavy clashes overnight between the military and al-Qaeda-linked militants in the south have killed 63 people, bringing the two-day death toll in the fighting to 127.The officials say the fighting that broke out in the town of Lawder early Monday..

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Changes sweep Lord Pashupatinath Shrine as never before

N24, KATHMANDU: Making a sweeping departure, priests at Lord Pashupatinath Shrine have removed the shroud of secrecy over offerings from devotees. With the latest development, daily income recorded has started coming to light, thanks the change that have set in for the first time since..

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Indias’ Evil Intention On Nepal -By Dirgha Raj Prasai

After the restoration of Monarchial democracy-1950, the most unfortunate fact is that majority of our political leaders have been supporting the Indian agendas. It is worthless to expect from these anti-nationalist leaders to save our nationality and independence. Cordial people to people level..

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Another immolation in Tibet

DHARAMSHALA: Self-immolations inside Tibet are continuing as monks are continuing to protest against Chinese oppression there. Tenpa Dargay, a monk of the Kirti monastery, who set himself on fire in Tibet on March 30, died on last Saturday. According to a statement of the Tibetan..

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IS NEPAL FALLING INTO CHINA’S TRAP ? Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

The news that Government of Nepal has unilaterally altered the border map with India has shocked many people, particularly in India, who wonder why Nepal government has..