Newly appointed Republic of China's ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi paid a courtesy call to speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara at the latter's office in Singha Durbar. In the meeting, Mahara appraised the deep ties between Nepal and China's governments and its people.
Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn’t missed a beat. The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match back on Rod Laver Arena since he had to retire during his quarterfinal match last year.