KATHMANDU, June 6: The government has clarified that budget for the coming fiscal year 2019/20 has been allocated in order to fulfill the goal of socialism enshrined in the constitution.

Dry tears

September 24, 2018 01:30 am

The reason Chieftain Oli triumphed over all main players was simple: He wanted to be Prime Minister and was willing to do whatever it took to achieve that goal

LONDON, Aug 6: The English season got off to a familiar start as Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero struck twice, including his 200th goal for the club, as they beat Chelsea 2-0 to claim the Community Shield for the fifth time at a sun-baked Wembley on Sunday.

Infographics: SDG Goal 4

July 16, 2018 00:05 am

SDG Goal 4

MOSCOW, July 1: Picture the scene: it is the dying moments of a World Cup match and the score is level. You receive the ball and take a speculative shot which sails straight past the goalkeeper and into the top corner. What do you do next?

MOSCOW, June 24: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during their win over Serbia on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Jedinak's equalizer from the spot kick levelled the score. Denmark took an early lead in the game from Eriksen's half volley.

KAZAN, June 21: Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran in their World Cup Group B encounter on Wednesday thanks to a fortuitous goal from Diego Costa, but the Europeans suffered a string of second-half scares.

MOSCOW, June 19: Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak scored a goal but made a costly error as Senegal began their World Cup campaign with victory.

Oghenekaro Etebo's own goal and a Luka Modric penalty gave Croatia a winning World Cup start against Nigeria in a poor Group D match in Kaliningrad.

SARANSK, June 17: Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 16: With Pogba's decisive goal the French team narrowly skipped sharting a point with Australia as the game end with 2-1 goals.

Eyes on the goal

April 27, 2018 08:27 am

Manita Shrestha won the gold medal during the First Inter Club National Weightlifting Championship recently held at the Sports Hive in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur. Among the participants for the championship were people from the army, police and civilians, all with a common goal of performing well – which in turn qualifies a handful of them for the upcoming Asian Games and South Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Former Vice-Chairman of National Planning Commission and Economic Expert Dr Shankar Sharma has said unhealthy competition among the political parties in hiking elderly allowance will have adverse impact on the country’s economy in the long run.

Cooperation for a common goal

January 12, 2018 08:24 am

On the December 9 and 10, 2017 a two-day international conference was organized at Mumbai University where participants from all eight South Asian countries gathered to discuss the topic "Changing Dynamic in SAARC: Challenges and opportunity in the Region”.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Tribhuvan Army Club and Armed Police Force (APF) secured easy wins at super league stage in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Sabitra Bhandari’s only goal of the match helped departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) finish as group winner by defeating Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) 1-0 in the ongoing 16th Women’s National Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Friday.


Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even US President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepal U-19 is into the second half of their Group A match against host nation Kyrgyzstan AFC U-19 qualifiers at Bishkek. Nepal is trailing by a goal scored by Krygyz's Borubaev Gulzhigit on 21' minutes.

PANAMA CITY, Oct 11: A late goal from Roman Torres punched Panama’s ticket to their first World Cup finals on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica, while the United States will miss out for the first time since 1986 after Honduras pipped them to a playoff place.

LONDON, Oct 10: Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick strike for Arsenal against Crystal Palace last season was shortlisted for FIFA’s goal of the year award on Monday, alongside efforts from Venezuelan teenager Deyna Castellanos and goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke.

LONDON, Oct 6:  Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal earned England a 1-0 victory over Slovenia on Thursday and a place at next year’s World Cup finals although his last-gasp effort barely masked a sterile Wembley display by the hosts.

One goal

August 23, 2017 02:00 am

Three elections

WATFORD, Aug 12: Liverpool conceded in second-half injury time to draw 3-3 at Watford on Saturday as the team's defensive frailties flared in its first game of the Premier League season.

SANTA CLARA, July 27: As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Madeira homecoming with an early strike but Sweden wrecked the party by hitting back from two down to win 3-2 with a last-gasp own goal in a friendly on Tuesday.

A Brazilian tax appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Barcelona forward Neymar could cede his image rights to family businesses and dismissed charges by federal auditors that they were front companies set up to dodge taxes.

Late Afeez goal sends MMC to final

January 26, 2017 20:29 pm

POKHARA, Jan 27: A late goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to a 1-0 win over CMG Club Sankata in the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Thursday as it fixed the summit clash against host Sahara Club.

DHARAN, Jan 2:The biggest sports festival of the country, National Games, is three and a half decades old. The event that began in 1981 and supposed to be organized on biennial basis should have seen 17 editions of the games in 35 years.

Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the government was committed to implementing the constitution and holding the elections. It has already been preparing for the same.

GENEVA, Nov 23: The first 12-goal game in 25 Champions League seasons took the spotlight from Real Madrid and Juventus advancing to the Round of 16 on Tuesday.

Olawale goal puts MMC past Sankata

November 22, 2016 21:32 pm

JHAPA, Nov 22: A lone goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to the semifinals of the Sahara Surunga Gold Cup football tournament as it overcame CMG Club Sankata 1-0 at Surunga ground in Jhapa on Tuesday.

GENEVA, Nov 14: Belgium enjoyed an eight-goal rout in World Cup qualifying on Sunday, and Cristiano Ronaldo managed just two — and missed a penalty — as Portugal also won.

MADRID, Nov 7: With Karim Benzema out injured and Cristiano Ronaldo playing below expectations again, Gareth Bale got the job done for Real Madrid with two goals against Leganes on Sunday. Not to be outdone, Lionel Messi scored his 500th goal for Barcelona as the Catalan club won a thriller against Sevilla.

MIDDLESBROUGH, Oct 16: Jose Holebas lit up an unspectacular game with an eye-catching goal to give Watford a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: A late goal from Nigerian forward Ajayi Martins Kayod rescued a point for national champion Ruslan Three Star Club as it salvaged a 1-1 draw against Nagaworld FC of Cambodia in the AFC Cup playoff qualifiers on Tuesday.

MARSEILLE, France, June 22: Poland will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the European Championship with a big question hanging over its head: Has star striker Robert Lewandowski left his goal-scoring boots at home?

KATHMANDU, June 10: Sanepa Club moved to the fourth positions in Group A beating Nawa Jyoti Yuva Pariwar 3-2 in the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato on Friday. Similarly, Khalibari Youth Club recorded its first victory in Group B. In Group A match, Nava Jyoti took early lead as Uttam Bahadur Mahato scored in 23rd minute and doubled the advantage in 29th minute.