Everything might look honky dory from outside, but several challenges stare Nepali politics at the moment, some of them with roots in happenings of a decade back. The first is Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed on November, 2016 between the government and warring Maoist. It was probably the first agreement of its kind in the world in which the agreement was signed more with the partners in peace than between the parties in conflict. Parties in conflict at the time were royal palace and Maoists. Agreement should have been between the two. Instead, agreement was signed between the Maoist and the parties which together were in anti-monarchy movement. Nowhere else are agreements signed between the partners in peace. This makes the peace accord fundamentally flawed.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Army (NA) has announced it is to run 'fair price shops' to provide various goods of daily need at subsidized prices to military personnel and their dependents, as a part of its welfare activities.
ISLAMABAD, Aug 6: Pakistan’s army chief said on Tuesday the country’s military will “go to any extent” to support people in the contested Kashmir region after arch-rival India revoked special status in its portion of the territory.
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KAPILVASTU, April 21: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Armed Police Force (APF) Club 3-0 to maintain unbeaten streak during the Eighth National Games in a match played at Buddha Stadium in Kapilvastu on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Opposition parties have taken strong exception to a draft bill that allows the prime minister to independently mobilize Nepal Army. The Bill on Work, Responsibility and Rights of the National Security Council, awaiting approval of the federal parliament, proposes added powers to the prime minister to deploy army through cabinet decision in the case of a national emergency.
KATHMADU, Dec 28: The departmental team, Tribhuvan Army Club (TRC), trounced Saraswoti Youth Club, by four goals to nil, in a match played today under the Martyrs Memorial A-Division League Football Championship.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepal Army has started limiting the number of portraits of army chiefs and division, battalion and brigade commanders that are traditionally hung at its barracks. The move comes within a couple of months after Purna Chandra Thapa took charge as the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS).
KATHMANDU, July 31: Departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club of Nepal Army are locking horns for the title of Vice President Cup Women’s National League Football Tournament on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, JULY 27: Following widespread criticism of the proposal of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya to hand over Rani Pokhari reconstruction to Nepal Army, the metropolitan city is considering to backtrack on the proposal. The KMC now plans to carry out the reconstruction itself.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Tribhuvan Army Club Team A of the Nepal Army has won the title of 2nd CoAS International Tri-Marathon Contest 2075 by covering a 43.5-km distance in 2 hours 18 minutes and 49 seconds on Saturday.
BEIJING, June 27: On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People’s Liberation Army as key to the country’s rising global power.
KATHMANDU, Jun 10: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club pace bowler Amar Singh Routela removed in-form batsmen Aarif Sheikh and Dipendra Singh Airee in the same over to reduce Nepal Police Club to five wickets for 63 in the 17th over effectively changing the momentum and course of the match sealed his team’s spot in final against the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club which was shifted for monday.
KATHMANDU, Jun 9: A patient and opportune century by player-of-the-match Sagar Pun supported by a whirlwind half-century by Bhim Sarki sent the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club into the second successive final of the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup (PM Cup) at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 6: An all-round bowling effort from Tribhuvan Army Club, with four bowlers sharing 10 wickets, has put the departmental team on top of the Group A to face the second-placed Group B team for the semifinal match on Thursday. Similarly, Armed Police Force (APF) Club, who lost the match by 70 runs, will face the Group B table-toppers on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 6: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club has maintained the top spot in the fourth RBB-NVA National Women’s Volleyball League after defeating fellow departmental team Nepal Police Club in a straight set of 3-0 on Tuesday in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, June 5: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has rejected a proposal from the Nepal Army (NA) headquarters to extend the terms of Major General Deepak Prasad Bharati and brigadier generals Surya Khanal and Prem Shahi citing some discrepancies in their citizenship details and academic credentials.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Skipper Shakti Gauchan picked up three wickets, opening the bowling for Province 5 and forcing Province 6 to bundle-out for paltry 55 runs in 22.5 overs in the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup at Kirtipur on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Captain Binod Bhandari’s 64 runs and Sushan Bhari’s four-wicket haul propelled the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club to its second consecutive win with a 106-run victory over Province 1 in the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Spiker Pratibha Mali’s score of eight points in the fifth deciding set helped Shivam New Diamond Academy advance into the semifinals of the ongoing fourth KNP Japan Women’s National Volleyball Tournament with a 3-2 set win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, May 1: At the official invitation of Chief of the Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri, the Chief of the Royal Thai Armed Force of Thailand Thanchaiyan Srishuwan is arriving here today on a four-day visit to Nepal.
MYANMAR, May 1: Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw.
KATHMANDU, April 27: With women’s volleyball tournaments mushrooming in recent years and the then government of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal declaring volleyball as the country’s national sports on May 23 last year, the investment of the private and the government sectors has now increased significantly.
KATHMANDU, April 17: The departmental team’s Tribhuvan Army Club ‘A’ and Xavier International College have registered their second consecutive wins in men’s category of the ongoing first
Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament on Monday.
MORANG, April 7: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 winover Jhapa XI in the first semifinal on Friday.
MORANG, April 5: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a 4-2 tiebreaker win over the other departmental team Nepal Police Club on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, March 29: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club and Golden Gate International College are set to vie for the first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League title as they won their respective playoff matches on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Golden Gate International College has defeated the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) in the ongoing first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League on Monday. This is the first defeat for Army in the league so far.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s pair Ratnajit Tamang and Nabin Shrestha has won the men’s doubles of the ongoing nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament, defeating the other departmental team Armed Police Force’s pair of Deepesh Dhami and Bijit Thapa Magar 21-16, 19-21, 22-20 on Thursday.
DAMAK, March 13: Host Jhapa XI has failed to win the ongoing third Jhapa Gold Cup Football Tournament despite getting a huge support from the home crowd as it faced an 8-7 defeat on sudden death in the final on Monday against departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club. Jhapa, a finalist in all three editions of the tournament, was beaten by Army in the first edition also.