Rohit Rai

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APF, Army to vie for gold in men's football

Published On: December 29, 2016 10:15 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 30: The men's football final at the Seventh National Games is set to be an all-departmental final affair after Tribhuvan Army Club joined Armed Police Force (APF) in the final after registering a 7-6 sudden death win over Central Region on Thursday. APF has already reached the final overcoming the challenge of Nepal Police Club 2-0 on Wednesday.

APF into men’s football final

Published On: December 29, 2016 09:16 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 29: Armed Police Force (APF) has progressed to the men’s football final at the Seventh National Games registering extra time 2-0 victory over Nepal Police Club on Wednesday.

Three departmental teams, Central Region into semis

Published On: December 27, 2016 10:05 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 28: The semifinal line-up of the men's football at the Seventh National Games has been completed after Tribhuvan Army Club, Armed Police Force (APF) became the last two teams to book their places in the last four on Tuesday. Nepal Police Club and Central Region have already advanced to the semifinals from Group A.

Police, Central Region into semifinals

Published On: December 27, 2016 08:55 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 27: Nepal Police Club and Central Region have progressed to the men’s football semifinals on Monday as Group B winner and runner-up respectively at the Seventh National Games.

Army maintains winning run in football

Published On: December 26, 2016 08:48 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 26: Tribhuvan Army Club continued its winning streak in men’s football event at Seventh National Games on Sunday registering 1-0 win over Mid-western Region while another departmental side Armed Police Force (APF) played goalless draw against Far-western Region.

Wins for departmental teams

Published On: December 24, 2016 09:09 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 24: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club recorded wins in their opening matches of men’s football played under Seventh National Games here on Friday.

Shiva Ram wins Surya Nepal Eastern Open

Published On: December 22, 2016 02:05 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 22: Nepal number one pro Shiva Ram Shrestha claimed the title of Surya Nepal Eastern Open 2016 on Tuesday with a total score of four-under 206 at the par-70 Nirvana County Club in Dharan, Sunsari.

Shiva Ram takes sole lead in Eastern Open

Published On: December 21, 2016 01:25 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 21: Nepal number one pro Shiva Ram Shrestha took sole lead after the second round of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open at the Nirvana Country Club in Dharan on Tuesday. He carded one-over 71 to take four-stroke lead over Sanjay Lama at two-under 138.

Shiva Ram, Sanjay share joint lead

Published On: December 20, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 19: Shiva Ram Shrestha and Sanjay Lama are jointly on top after the first round of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open golf tournament on Monday at the par-70 Nirvana Country Club in Dharan, Sunsari.

Commercial paragliding starts in Dharan (photo feature)

Published On: December 12, 2016 04:47 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 12: With an aim to promote adventure tourism, commercial paragliding service has started in Dharan. Budha Subba Paragliding Nepal Pvt Ltd kicked off the commercial paragliding service from Dharan-24, Ramete Danda on Monday.

Indian army rifleman Tamang pays ultimate price at 20

Published On: November 3, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Nov 3: News of tensions on the India-Pakistan line of control in Kashmir had stolen his peace of mind since over a month ago. Bal Bahadur Tamang of Dharan-11 could not sleep well. Sometimes he would wake up in the middle of the night and turn on the Indian news channels. Reports of gunfire in Kashmir would make his heart beat faster.

Bimal becomes martyr when Pakistani side opened fire

Published On: November 2, 2016 05:17 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Nov 2:  Bal Bahdur Tamang  Sayngbo alias Bikas Lama of Dharan-11,  Bishnuchowk, was worried since tension flared along the Indo-Pak border.

Burnt bikes bring to fore security lapses at Dharan hospital

Published On: September 17, 2016 08:11 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Sept 16: Three motorbikes parked in the premises of BP Koirala Memorial Hospital of Dharan were found burnt on Friday morning. One of the motorbikes was burnt almost to ashes.

Home-stay brings prosperity to Namje

Published On: September 9, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Sept 9: The family of Matimaya Magar used to struggle to make ends meet without taking loan. Sound economic condition was a far-fetched dream for the family from Namje, Dharan. Almost every household in the village had similar problem.

Traders smuggling Chinese ginger into India

Published On: September 6, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Sept 6: Ban on import of Nepali ginger by India has left many farmers and traders high and dry. But Nanda Kishor Sah, a ginger exporter of Dharan, is not surprised by the ban. He knew the ban was coming sooner or later as Chinese ginger was being imported to India in the name of Nepali product.

A tell-tale story of a Nepali woman trafficked to Oman

Published On: August 31, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Aug 31: Twenty-four-year-old Deepa Rai (Limbu) of Arun Tole, Dharan had just returned from Kuwait working as a domestic worker. Though she did not have pleasant experience in Kuwait, she decided to leave for foreign employment again as she was experienced in domestic chores and had knowledge of Arabian language.

Floodwaters threaten settlement in Dharan

Published On: July 26, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, July 26: Six houses in Sundar Basti of Dharan have been washed away by flood while around 150 others are under high risk of being swept away. Water levels in Surdu and Pukuwa rivers, which flooded the six houses in the last two days, have risen significantly due to incessant rain since last three days.