BIMSTEC summit begins at Soaltee Crowne Plaza
The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical for Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) started at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza. The summit has kicked off with the national anthem of the host country Nepal. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli formally inaugurated the summit amidst the enthusiastic participation by the Head of State and Head of the Government of other six BIMSTEC member countries.
The cases of robbery have been increasing in Hetauda lately. Three cases of robbery were recorded last night alone. An unidentified group has robbed a ward office, SBI Bank Office and Sathiko Money Transfer in the city.
Nepal has lost their second match against UAE by 78 runs in ongoing Asia Cup qualifier match. Chasing the target of 255 runs set by the UAE, Nepal could not meet the target and made 176 runs losing all wicket in 48.5 over in the match played at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur.
The outgoing UN human rights chief says Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned over the military's violent campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority last year. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein told the BBC the Nobel Peace prize winner should have considered returning to house arrest rather than excusing the military.