Expediting development

July 21, 2019 08:29 am

A follow-up interaction session between National Planning Commission (NPC), attended by a senior member of the commission, and Nepal Policy Institute (NPI) was held in Bangkok on May 29 this year. During the session, NPI recalled priority issues which were proposed as development planning goals in areas of (1) food security, for Nepal’s imports of basic food items have not abated (2) lifting restrictions on foreign direct investment and (3) inducting economic diplomacy as top foreign policy instrument.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal’s marquee cricket event Everest Premier League (EPL) Pvt. Ltd. has join hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in a partnership for the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal.

Sustainable Development Goals

Belgium thrashes Panama by 3 goals

June 18, 2018 22:40 pm

KATHMANDU, June 18: Double from Lukaku and a full volley stunner from Mertens sealed the victory for the Belgium against the debutants Panama.

Celebrating goals in Silence

June 14, 2018 06:57 am

The World Cup fever is at its highest. Fans all over the world are all set to pour maximum enthusiasm in support of their favorite team. In Nepal, the fan are  preparing to bring the magic of the games to their locality. My City team met with several football enthusiasts to find out more about their excitement and their plans for this World Cup.

ILAM, April 23: The departmental team Nepal Police Club stormed into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with the help of two injury time goals from Suman Lama and Rabi Paswan on Sunday.

LIVERPOOL, Feb 5: There couldn’t have been a more dramatic way for Harry Kane to bring up 100 goals in the Premier League.

MANCHESTER, Jan 6: Late goals by in-form Jesse Lingard and fit-again striker Romelu Lukaku helped Manchester United to reach the FA Cup fourth round as they ground out a 2-0 home win over Championship (second-tier) side Derby County on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Armed Police Force (APF) have started the second day of the 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship with big-margin wins on Monday.

New Year, New Goals

December 29, 2017 10:09 am

It’s time for resolutions and The Week asked some personalities who graced our pages this year to tell us what they are looking forward to in 2018 to get us started on our own goal planning. Here they share their hopes, wishes, and dreams.

Dec 25: Manchester United have created fewer chances than Southampton in the Premier League this season, but after Romelu Lukaku’s performance as a creator against Leicester City, Jose Mourinho may have found a new way for United to stay in the title race.

BARCELONA, Nov 3: Barcelona plays Sevilla at the Camp Nou on Saturday, in a bid to extend their unbeaten run in all competitions, which will take them 11 points above their fierce rivals Real Madrid, who faces Las Palmas on Sunday. Second placed Valencia, who is four points behind Barcelona takes on Leganes in an early kick-off on Saturday as well.

A head start on baking goals

August 11, 2017 14:03 pm

Every baking enthusiast must begin somewhere. Regardless of how intimidating a pie, a cake or (if you like fancy pastries) a soufflé, a crème brûlée may appear, one needs to fire up the oven. Nabin Basu, executive chef at Baker’s Den, Bhatbhateni who also happens to be an instructor at various hotel management colleges, believes the sooner you get started the better it is. This is because the calculated science behind baking can only be mastered with lots of practice. If you are new to baking though, Basu is willing to help you avoid the messy experience. Here, he shares some handy guidelines all beginners would benefit from.

'SSDP failed to meet goals'

August 10, 2017 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The School Sector Development Plan (SSDP), a multi-donor program introduced to improve the quality of education in Nepal, has turned ineffective in achieving its target. Education experts in various districts claim that the program has failed to meet its goals. Though the initiative has brought some positive changes in the physical infrastructures of schools, there has not been any progress in the quality of education.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that although people's living standard has improved, level of poverty has reduced and social indicators have shown relative progress, many goals and targets set out for each periodic development plan have remained unmet.

BARCELONA, Spain, Mrch 4: Lionel Messi and Neymar scored three spectacular goals to keep Barcelona atop the Spanish league after routing Celta Vigo 5-0 on Saturday.

The role of parents becomes significant when it comes to career building. Republica talked to students who have been striving for a career on various fields of study.

Leicester City scored two stunning goals in extra time through Wilfred Ndidi and Demarai Gray to reach the FA Cup fifth round with a 3-1 win over second tier Derby County in a replay on Wednesday.

Reading goals

February 3, 2017 11:32 am

Every New Year voracious readers seem to make the same set of reading resolutions: read more, reread the classics, or finish reading the books piled high on your bedside table. No matter how much we read, it sometimes seems like we can never quite catch up. The Week talked to some avid readers to find out their reading goals for 2017.

POKHARA, Jan 24: CMG Club Sankata advanced into the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Tuesday defeating Narayanganj FC of Bangladesh 2-0 at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Hopes and goals for 2017

December 30, 2016 02:24 am

As the year ends and we find ourselves at the doorsteps of yet another new year, we all reflect on all the things we could have done differently and look forward to making resolutions and setting goals for the upcoming year. Isha Upadhyay talked to some of the well-known faces in town to find out what their goals for 2017 are and how they are planning on achieving them.

BARCELONA, Nov 2: Unless Cristiano Ronaldo suddenly decides to add mercy to his list of virtues, the Real Madrid forward will have a good shot at scoring his 100th goal in European competition on Wednesday.

SUNDERLAND, Oct 29: Olivier Giroud scored his first goals of the season as Arsenal beat Sunderland 4-1 on Saturday, leaving the beleaguered northeast team with only two points after 10 Premier League games.

Common goals

October 23, 2016 23:45 pm

We urge every Nepali to know the SDGs and engage in their achievement.

LONDON, Oct 17: As the goals have dried up for Jamie Vardy at Leicester, another former non-league striker has embarked on a hot scoring streak for a Premier League club.

GENEVA, Sept 14: Lionel Messi's first goal of the Champions League season took three minutes.

Two late goals rescue Madhyapur

August 30, 2016 21:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Two goals within the last 10 minutes of the match rescued points for Madhyapur Youth Association as it salvaged a 2-2 draw against Boys Union Club on Tuesday in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament that witnessed the sending off of two players.

SEATTLE , July 6: Rookie forward Jordan Morris came off the bench to score two second-half goals and the Seattle Sounders beat West Ham United of the English Premier League in an international exhibition game on Tuesday night 3-0.

TOULOUSE, France, June 21: Gareth Bale made it three goals in three games as Wales overwhelmed Russia 3-0 on Monday to reach the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time.

Late goals see France progress

June 16, 2016 07:30 am

MARSEILLE, June 16: Dimitri Payet scored yet another impressive goal as France left it late once again, overcoming a spirited Albania 2-0 to become the first team to advance to the knockout stages of the European Championship on Wednesday.