Anish Thapa Magar of Parbat has won Liglige race to be crowned as ‘Liglige King’ defeating 65 other contestants on Thursday.
Thapa covered the distance of 13.8 km from the historical place Chepeghat to Ligligkot Palace in 57 minutes 55 seconds. With this win, he has won the title four times. Thapa, earlier in 2018, 2016 and 2014, had claimed the title.
Nepal-New Zealand First Bilateral Foreign Ministry Consultation meeting was held in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
During the meeting, the two sides took stock of various aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on further promoting cooperation especially through enhancing economic engagements between the two countries, according to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Iraqi security forces used tear gas against a few hundred protesters gathered in central Baghdad on Thursday, hours after a curfew was announced in the Iraqi capital on the heels of two days of deadly violence that gripped the country amid anti-government protests.
Before dawn, explosions were heard inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, home to government offices and foreign embassies. The U.S.-led coalition said an investigation is underway, adding that no coalition forces or assets were hit.