Vesawkar to play cricket in US

July 10, 2018 10:48 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sharad Vesawkar, the middle order batsman for Nepal national cricket team is set to feature in Washington Cricket League to prepare for the upcoming England and the Netherlands tour. The right-handed all-rounder tweeted to thank former Nepal head coach Pubudu Dassanayake for arranging the stint. Dassnayake is currently coaching the United States (US).

Nepal to enter T20I rankings table

July 10, 2018 10:47 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal is set to enter the official ICC T20 International teams ranking following their match against the Netherlands in the triangular tournament to be held at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 29th July. The ICC T20I rankings are based on results weighted from last two calendar years at 50% each.

Lamichhane makes ita five wickets in four matches

July 10, 2018 10:46 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sandeep Lamichhane has taken his tally to five wickets in four matches for Montreal Tigers in their fourth defeat in five matches in the ongoing Global T20 Canada League held at Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. Tigers lost their final league match against Toronto Nationals by a wicket on Monday. The leg-spinner from Nepal chipped in with wickets of Canadian players Nitish Kumar and Navneet Dhaliwal to take his total to five in the tournament.

Stocks on losing spree

July 10, 2018 09:44 AM

KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index moved notably lower during early trading on Monday. Despite the market making slight recovery in the afternoon session, the index continued its slump in the final trading hour, closing almost 18 points lower. The index ended the day at 1,206.43 points.

Govt mulls allowing Nepal Army to revive Hetauda Textile Industry

July 10, 2018 09:15 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies is reportedly preparing to allow the Nepal Army to revive the defunct Hetauda Textile Industry (HTI).

Twenty six rhinos gifted to various countries from CNP

July 10, 2018 08:53 AM

CHITWAN, July 10 : Twenty six rhinoceros have been gifted to various countries so far from Chitwan National Park (CNP).

Dairy farmers start using milking parlour

July 10, 2018 08:45 AM

LALITPUR July 10: More and more farmers have started using milking parlour with dairy farming going commercial.

Narayangadh-Mugling road obstructed

July 10, 2018 08:39 AM

CHITWAN, July 10: The Narayangadh-Mugling road section has been obstructed due to landslides at several places along the highway.

Ganga Maya turns down govt request to end hunger strike

July 10, 2018 07:42 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who is on the 41st day of her fast-unto-death Monday, has refused to end the hunger strike even after the surrender of Chhabilal Paudel, one of the prime accused in the killing of her son.

Engineer caught while taking bribe

July 10, 2018 07:30 AM

SURKHET, July 9: The regional office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in Surkhet arrested engineer Anjaya Kumar Dev of District Technical Office on Monday on the charge of corruption.

Nepal, India to make concerted bid to complete two cross-border rail lines

July 10, 2018 07:03 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal and India have agreed to resolve all outstanding issues for completing a railway line from Jayanagar to Janakpur-Kurtha and another one from Jogbani to Biratnagar Customs Yard by October.

Govt to provide Rs 500,000 relief to tipper accident victim families

July 10, 2018 07:01 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has decided to provide Rs 500,000 cash as relief to the families of those killed in the Upper Mustang tipper accident.

Gold smuggling probe committee likely to end investigation

July 10, 2018 06:52 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Even as the term of the high-level committee formed to probe the 33 kg gold smuggling case expires next week, there are concerns that the probe body failed in carrying out an in-depth investigation into the matter.

PM changes tune on constitution amendment

July 10, 2018 06:50 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Softening his previous stance against  constitution amendment, Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the constitution can be amended if it has affected people in the country adversely.

Lawmakers divided over Dr KC’s demands

July 10, 2018 06:48 AM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Lawmakers of the ruling and opposition political parties were divided in the House on Monday over the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC who is on his 15th fast-unto-death in Karnali.

Dr KC rejects PM's proposal for one-on-one by phone

July 10, 2018 06:01 AM

KATHMANDU, July 10: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has turned down Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's proposal for talks with him on the phone.

All children in Bhimdutta Municipality immunized

July 10, 2018 04:10 AM

MAHENDRANAGAR, July 10: Bhimdutta Municipality has been declared fully immunized local unit in Kanchanpur with each and every child immunized.

Right to know

July 10, 2018 02:00 AM

Hidden cabinet decisions

Infographics: US states at risk from trade war

July 10, 2018 00:05 AM

The threat of a Sino-U.S. trade war become a reality at 04:00GMT Friday as U.S. tariffs of 25% on about $34 billion worth of Chinese imports took effect. China accused the U.S. of “launching the biggest trade war in history.

Nepal, India to make concerted bid to complete two cross-border rail lines

July 9, 2018 20:42 PM

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal and India have agreed to resolve all outstanding issues for completing a railway line from Jayanagar to Janakpur-Kurtha and another one from Jogbani to Biratnagar Customs Yard by October.