Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has urged the media not to disseminate the disappointing news. Inaugurating the round-the-clock operation of a local Great FM in east Chitwan today, DPM Pokhrel commented that the media were bringing misleading news which has created confusion among the people.
The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history when the clock ticked past midnight into early Saturday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
Nepal registered its victory in the opening match of the Women T20 Smash Cricket Tournament in Thailand. It defeated China by 10 wickets, meeting the target of 49 runs posted by the rival in 8.4 balls. Nepal played without losing any wicket.