At a time when Presidency University has been striving to uplift its overall infrastructure, it received a brand new feather on its cap that's been a long time coming.
More than 80 years after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the last Sherlock Holmes story, the taciturn, relentless and utterly fascinating sleuth is back again - and this time from Nepal.
Though the nascent republic of Nepal managed to stave off an unprecedented constitutional crisis by a hair's breadth Friday midnight, public anger and confusion still remained, turning the celebration of Republic Day Saturday into a travesty.
The 62-year-old, who being a younger son had no hope of ascending the snake throne of Nepal and yet by a twist of fate was crowned twice, only to lead to the abolition of monarchy, says he stepped down in 2006 after a pact with the ruling parties.
When Britain's Prince Harry served in Afghanistan last year, his royal skin was protected by Gurkha bodyguards, the valiant and fiercely loyal mountain warriors from Nepal.
Actress Manisha Koirala, who left her home and the Nepali film industry two decades ago to carve out a niche in Bollywood, is now poised to make a comeback in Nepali films with Rajniti
Within a week of uncovering a Chinese sex workers' network in Kathmandu, Nepal police have now busted a budding sex empire run by an Indian with tentacles in major Indian metros and with audacious plans to expand internationally.
They became the first sexual minority in South Asia to wrest the right to same-sex marriage and have a say in the new constitution.
A 20-year-old popular Buddhist model and music video star Thursday prevailed over Nepal's Maoists as well as 14 other contenders to walk off with the Miss Nepal 2009 crown held under the shadow of Maoist threats.
Nepali beauty Namrata Shrestha's steamy sex video is being widely circulated by websites and mobile phone users showing her in unabashed poses with a Nepali DJ, Tantric, whose real name is Kicha Man Chitrakar.
From being a much-sought-after model and the highest paid music video star of Nepal's film industry last year, 22-year-old Namrata Shrestha has hit the headlines this year for a steamy sex video that is being widely circulated in Kathmandu showing her in unabashed poses with a Nepali DJ.
A structure found in the Kathmandu valley is a divine relic that goes back 4,000 years to the time of the epic Mahabharata, says an Indian seer who is in Nepal for a month's rituals dedicated to Hindu god Shiva.
The daughter of a top Maoist leader in Nepal has been arrested in France for travelling without documents while seeking asylum from the French government.
Banned by the Indian Govt a week ago and facing redoubled security action in several Indian states, Maoist party has now criticised its former ally, the CPI (M), accusing its chief and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda of betraying the revolutionary cause.
Three years after the end of the armed Maoist uprising in the Nepali countryside, five women are trying to re-kindle the dying skill of reading and writing in its interior villages - with the magic of Harry Potter!
Less than a week after India sent its Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon to Kathmandu to discuss border problems with Nepal's new government as well as the halted peace process, Pakistan is sending its foreign secretary in Kathmandu for talks.
Closely watching the battle in India's West Bengal state between security forces and tribals backed by Indian Maoists, Nepal, the survivor of a decade-old Maoist uprising, on Wednesday said the neighbouring country's decision to ban the Left radicals was its own internal affair.
Within 24 hours of inducting eight new members into the cabinet, Nepal's new coalition government headed by Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal was plunged into a fresh crisis on Friday with a key ally threatening to withdraw support.
After losing its battle with the army and being forced to step down from power, Nepal's Maoist party suffered a second reverse today with the chairman of the interim Parliament refusing to allow them a debate in the house over President Ram Baran Yadav's move to reinstate army chief General Rookmangud Katawal.
Indian tobacco major ITC's NRS 250 million, state of the art garments factory in southern Nepal has been shut down indefinitely due to security concerns after disputes with a Maoist labour union.