Eastern region wins gold in women's cricket
The eastern region clinched gold medal in women's cricket under the 7th National Games.
In the final that ended controversially on Tuesday, the eastern region defeated Armed Police Force team.
Dispute ensued between the two teams when the APF team was yet to face eight balls in the match at DVM Stadium of Itahari.
The dispute was on whether fielder of the eastern region team, Apsara Begum, prevented the APF strike making four runs.
The referee's decision against the claim of APF made the Eastern Region victorious.
Meanwhile, Susmita Tamang of APF secured gold medal in the Women Chhangchhawan Ushu Competition held at Covered Hall of Dharan-13, Amarhat.
Tamang outshone Juni Syangbo lama to become the top scorer.
Similarly, towards Men Chhangchawang Ushu Championship, Bijaya Thapa of Nepal Army won the gold medal while Kumar Sinjali Magar of central region received silver and Krija Ale Magar of APF won bronze.
In men's Thawachi Chhwan All Round, Hari Prasad Gole obtained gold medal while Pasang Sherpa of the eastern region won silver and APF's Bibek Shrestha bronze. Towards female, Sabita Rai and Karuna Maharjan of Nepal Army clinched gold and silver, respectively and Samjha Chaudhary of far-western region got bronze.
Similarly, the Tribhuvan Army Club ascended to semi-final after goal less draw with APF Departmental Team in the football tournament played at ANFA Technical Sports Ground on Tuesday. RSS
Dhoni's phones recovered, firefighter took them 'by mistake'
Former Indian skipper M S Dhoni's three mobile phones that allegedly went missing during a fire scare at a five star hotel were today recovered from a firefighter. A senior police official said a Delhi Fire Services personnel had "inadvertently" taken away the mobile phones and he did not know whom they belonged to.
- Gauchan, Regmi, Kami rested for Emerging Nations Cup
Clinical Nepal keeps WC qualifiers hopes alive
Nepal put up a clinical display to thump Kenya by seven wickets at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground on Monday to keep hopes of qualifying for the ODI World Cup qualifiers to be held next year alive. The bowlers led by Mahboob Alam and Sharad Vesawkar bowled Kenya out for a paltry score of 155 runs before skipper Gyanendra Malla and 17-year-old Dipendra Singh Airee smashed Kenyan bowlers to romp to victory with 118 balls remaining.
- Kenya dashes Nepal's chances for WC qualifiers
Alam selected for Kenya matches, Paras to start training Monday
Veteran all-rounder Mehboob Alam has been selected for the upcoming ICC World Cricket League matches against Kenya to be held in Kathmandu on March 11 and 13. Paras Khadka, who will resume training from Monday following appendicitis surgery, will captain the team while Gyanendra Malla will be his deputy.
We take pride in Sagarmatha and also Bhagwan Buddha. We should introspect as to what has been “our” contribution in the making of both. The tallest mountain landmark is the outcome of tectonic push against the bigger landmass creating the upward drift that created the Himalaya. Prince Siddhartha, on the other hand, was born 2556 years ago or 23 centuries before Nepal got unified under Prithivi Narayan Shah. Siddhartha is believed to have attained enlightenment at the age of 35 or around six years after leaving Kapilvastu.
All this pointed that the election will be held with public support despite efforts by those against it. But all that changed after three people were killed in Rajbiraj after the police opened fire on Madhesi Front cadres who were ‘hurling petrol bombs’ toward the venue where UML Chairman KP Oli had just finished his short address.
Men at work
Currently the larger part of our urban area resembles a war zone with bulldozers and mechanical diggers running amok. What is left behind the unfinished work typically consists of mangled water pipes, jumbled up and torn telephone and electric wires, mounds of dug earth and gravel heaps, unfilled ditches and incomplete manholes.
A great aviator in the Nepali skies
Deepak was not only a competent pilot but also someone who had the inner strength to always remain cool, calm, and collected. That nature helped him make a total of three emergency landings in his career as a pilot when he suddenly had to deal with technical malfunctions while flying an aircraft.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.