Bhutan tops Nepal in latest FIFA ranking
Nepal has retained its earlier position of 170th in the latest FIFA ranking published on Thursday.
Among the South Asian countries, India is ranked 101st, Afghanistan 161st, Bhutan 164th, Maldives 175th position, Bangladesh 193rd, Sri Lanka 197th and Pakistan 201st.
India has moved 33 positions up in the FIFA ranking, whereas Bhutan topped Nepal this time by climbing 13 positions in the ranking topped by Brazil for the first time in the last seven years. Argentina, that remained in top position for the majority of 2016 has slipped to second position after the recent reverse against Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.
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Weightlifting chief coach Joshi passes away
The Chief Coach of Nepal's National Weightlifting Team, Sunil Lal Joshi, died during the treatment here today morning. He was 52.
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Nepal facing Yemen tomorrow
As Nepal takes on Yemen at the Halchowk-based Armed PoliceForce (APF) ground for a match to be held under the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification round tomorrow, Nepali team head coach Koji Gyotoku is hopeful that the team would give an outstanding performance.
Why should we save the ethos of 2015 Nepali constitution?
While Nepal should address voices that question the constitution, it should not undermine the document’s dignity and longevity if the country wants to establish a constitutional culture. No constitution can fulfill all wishes. The drafters of the present constitution should not feel guilty in not securing the consent of all citizens. If the constitution is not fundamentally discriminatory, it has chances to grow further.
One Belt One Road: Prospects & Challenges
Nepal thus has to debate, discuss, analyze and then conclude the cost and benefits of the OBOR for its populace. The benefits of OBOR for Nepali economy are easy to understand, but the short, medium and long-term consequences are not simple, and thus require careful examination.
Dreams and drains
A water-filled ditch looks quite benign until someone lands into it. It was a case of extreme apathy on the part of the perpetrators as the girl paid up with her life for their neglect.
Govt apathy toward flood control
While some opine that, relief can be an option for providing an instant solution, the majority believes that Nepal needs a permanent solution to the problem. And the solution could be construction of dams and water reservoirs, which are the best instruments for flood control.
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.