DORTMUND, GERMANY, Oct 10: Injury-decimated Germany squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Argentina thanks to Lucas Ocampos’s 85th-minute equaliser in a friendly on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Yeti Airlines has claimed to have become the first airline in Nepal, and most probably South Asia, to successfully reduce and offset its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of 2018, replicating the United Nation’s ‘Greening the Blue’ approach to climate neutrality.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Deyan Sunuwar, 23, of Dakshindhoka has been a wheelchair user for 12 years. And during all these years, he has struggled daily while accessing public transport.

Argentina has reportedly cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel's treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard will start for England in Saturday’s friendly against Nigeria at Wembley Stadium and manager Gareth Southgate believes there is no reason why he can’t play alongside Dele Alli.

Yousef Jabarin says game in Jerusalem 'sends a dangerous message that the world is ignoring Israel's gross violations of human rights'

Argentina continue their FIFA 2018 World Cup preparations with a friendly against Haiti at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need of making relations among neighbors friendly by ending all-types of differences seen among the SAARC member countries.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Brushing asides speculations that China wants Nepal to be fully tilted toward it, China has said that it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal.

BEIJING, March 29: China on Thursday said it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal and that New Delhi, Kathmandu and Beijing are important neighbors to each other and can work together for common development.

TANAHUN, March 26: The district court has launched video conference service for the prompt and technology friendly judgment.

Nepal-Malaysia friendly cancelled

March 24, 2018 10:31 am

KATHMANDU, March 24: The friendly match between Nepal and Malaysia scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled for now due to technical problems, said All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Friday.

HONG KONG, Jan 30: Nepal’s national volleyball team has defeated Hong Kong for a second straight time in matches played between the two nations after more than three decades in an international tournament.

HONG KONG, Jan 29: A brilliant performance from Dhan Bahadur Bhatta helped Nepali national volleyball team beat Hong Kong 3-2 in a friendly match on Sunday. At the Yuen Chau Kok Sports Center, Nepal saw off Hong Kong 23-25, 28-26, 25-21, 21-25, 17-15.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The first ever 'Accessible Public Toilet' at Bhrikutimandap in the center of Kathmandu, which is supposed to be meant mainly for people with disabilities, is actually said to be unsuitable for them.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Nepal's national volleyball team registered a 3-1 win over Bangladesh in its first of the two friendly matches on Tuesday. In the match played at the Army Physical Fitness and Training Center, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, home team Nepal overcame visitor Bangladesh 25-27, 25-17, 25-16, 25-23.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Nepal’s national volleyball team is taking on Bangladesh in its first of two friendly matches on Tuesday at Army Physical Fitness and Training Center, Lagankhel, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Nepal’s national volleyball team defeated Denmark’s Hvidovre Volleyball Club by 17-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-23 in a friendly match on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said Nepal has maintained warm and friendly relations with all SAARC member states.

KASKI, July 24: A friendly relation has been established between two places in Tanahu district known as model destinations of ecological tourism-Bandipur and Dhampus with a view to promoting tourism in  both places .

KATHMANDU, July 11: Skipper Bimal Gharti Magar scored the solitary goal of the match as Nepal U-23 won the friendly against Bangladesh U-23 at ANFA Sports Complex, Satdobato.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Nepal U-23 football team is set to play a friendly match against Bangladesh U-23 team on July 11. The youth teams of the two countries which are currently preparing for the upcoming AFC U-23 Qualifiers will lock horns at ANFA Complex, Satdobato.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal’s national football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that the friendly against arch rival India on Tuesday will be difficult. Nepal and India who are currently in the preparations of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers will meet in Andheri Sports Complex of Mumbai.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal's National Football Team has left for India today to play an international friendly match with Team India.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Bimal Basnet and Hemanta Thapa Magar have earned their first ever national team call up following their inclusion in the 20-member squad announced by the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) on Friday for a friendly match against India.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Nepal's national football team is set to play a friendly match against India on June 6 in Mumbai. Nepal and India, which are currently preparing for their upcoming AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers, will meet at Mumbai Football Arena of Andheri Sports Complex of Mumbai.

KATHMANDU, May 8: With the development in the social media, political parties have changed the way of their election campaigns. In earlier days, posters and wall paintings were used to do campaigning that used to ruin the beauty of villages and cities.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has urged the government to create environment for participation of all political parties in the upcoming local polls.

ITAHARI, April 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari urged political parties and the government to create an environment to hold local level elections on May 14 in a fearless situation.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls Dr Sharman Stone has urged the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to keep safety and security of women and children in mind while carrying out the post-earthquake reconstruction works.

Germany will be without injured midfielder Mesut Ozil, winger Julian Draxler and forward Mario Gomez when they host England in a friendly international on Wednesday, coach Joachim Loew said.

Nepal wins friendly against Hong Kong

February 2, 2017 02:16 am

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Host Nepal snatched gold medals in all five events on Wednesday during Friendly Taekwondo contest against Hong Kong.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: A lone goal from Sabitri Bhandari gave Nepali women's national team a 1-0 victory over visiting Malaysia in an international friendly football match held at ANFA ground on Saturday. Striker Sabitra scored the decisive goal in the 27th minute utilizing a pass from Dipa Rai in the box to defeat the team that is 26th places above Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: New look Nepali women football team will have a reality check when it takes on Malaysia in an international friendly football match at the artificial turf of ANFA in Satdobato, Lalitpur on Saturday.

Emre Celik, a resident of Australia and President of Rumi Forum announced a Muslim friend living in the US received an anonymous letter from his neighbor, reassuring him to not worry about Trump and his anti-Muslim anti-immigrant slogans, and that they were very happy to have them in America.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that Nepal's foreign policy embodies the sentiments of 'friendship towards all and enmity towards none.'

BAJHANG, Oct 29: Jay Bahadur Bohora of Lataun village used to make good money by selling bamboo made items. Since last few years, his bamboo baskets are not much in demand. People have started to store grains and goods rather in tin boxes and plastic bags are preferred as goods carriers. Bohora laments that the traditional occupation is under threat.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Playing friendly match is an integral part of the preparations for any national football team before taking part in the international tournament. Friendly matches against tough opponent provides coach a good opportunity to test his players and see whether they can play in the way that they have been instructed during training session.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Monday (today) said Pakistan is a peace-loving country and pursues the policy of maintaining friendly relationships with all its neighbors.

ANFA beats NSJF in a friendly

October 6, 2016 21:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has defeated Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) 4-1 in a friendly match organized on the occasion of Dashain festival on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara has stressed on the effective role of economic journalists to strengthen the national economy.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Minister for Education Dhani Ram Poudel today emphasised the need to make libraries across the country technology- friendly alongside the development of science and technology.

Create victim friendly laws: NHRC

July 23, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 23: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has stressed need for creating victim friendly laws to ensure justice to those who suffered abuses during insurgency period.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal's National Cricket Team won first friendly match against the local amateur Free Foresters Cricket Club in London, UK by 129 runs on Wednesday.

Farmer friendly

July 11, 2016 00:15 am

The proposed Community Agricultural Extension Service Centers could greatly help farmers at grassroots level

KATHMANDU, July 10: Two friendly matches between Nepal and Bangladesh have been postponed due to an ‘unavoidable circumstances’.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The 'First Literary Friendly Football Match' will take place on Saturday pitching prominent litterateurs and literary figures against each other for the first time in Nepali history.