Sompal Kami scores half century

August 3, 2018 18:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Sompal Kami scored a half century to keep the board running. He scored 61 runs of 46 balls. His solo led attack put the team score over 200 runs mark.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers have disrupted the meeting of the House of Representatives.

SUNSARI, July 6: Over half a dozen villages in Sunsari have been flooded. Rains have swollen local rivers that have advanced and submerged riverside the settlements, displacing scores of families.

DOLPA, June 24: Half dozen of Buddha statues have been stolen from Thasong Choling Stupa in She-phoksundo rural municipality of Rigmo village, Dolpa.

ILAM, June 23: Production of green tea leaves has declined significantly in eastern hilly districts including Panchthar, Jhapa and Ilam – the capital of tea production in Nepal. Industrial and farmers have attributed the drop in tea leaves production to unfavorable climate. Drop in production has left farmers worried.

First Half : Egypt 0-0 Uruguay

June 15, 2018 18:40 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: The first half ended with the score line of 0-0 as both sides couldn’t break down the defense. Find third lacked in both teams. Egypt comparatively won the middle third to the inexperienced Uruguayan midfielders.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Host Russia leads the first half against Saudi Arabia by 2-0 in the first match of FIFA World Cup 2018 at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.

DANG, June 13: Four days ago, Dilmaya Pun of Sitganga Municipality-9 of Dang district was mercilessly thrashed by two other women. They also stripped her half naked in public. They slapped her, pulled her hair and kicked her in the face.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Local level units in Rautahat district have allocated more budget funds for roads than for any other sector, placing education, health and other sectors in the shadow. Katahariya Municipality has allocated Rs 90 million (over 45 percent), out of a total of Rs 200 million earmarked for capital spending, for road construction. Over-concentration on roads in budget allocations has undermined the other priorities.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Local level units in Rautahat district have allocated more budget funds for roads than for any other sector, placing education, health and other sectors in the shadow. Katahariya Municipality has allocated Rs 90 million (over 45 percent), out of a total of Rs 200 million earmarked for capital spending, for road construction. Over-concentration on roads in budget allocations has undermined the other priorities.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 11: The 45 megawatt Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project, whose construction was hindered time and again because of natural disasters that hit the project one after another, will possibly take one and half more years to come into operation.

Modi had lifted ban on the circulation of 500, 1,000 rupee banknotes during his Nepal visit in 2014.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Half Day Women Empowerment Self Defense training has been organized at National Women Commission Bhadrakali-Plaza, Kathmandu in support of CARE Nepal.

LONDON, April 17: Half a dozen Non Resident Nepalis (NRNs) including a woman have registered their candidacies for the local level elections of the United Kingdom (UK).

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the companies it has been looking after are to produce 800 MW power within the next 18 months.

NEW DELHI, Feb 10: It’s only the fourth day of annual examinations in India’s largest state of Uttar Pradesh and already the government says 661,643 students — around 10 percent of the total number enrolled — have failed to show up.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nearly half of the vegetables and other edibles sold at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market - the largest fruits and vegetables market in the country -- are imported from other countries, data provided by Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board (KFVMDB) shows.

Special Court, 17 per cent of cases settled

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal’s exports increased by 13 percent in the first half of Fiscal Year 2017/18, datae from the Department of Customs (DoC) shows.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Nearly half of the total 56 members of the upper house to be elected have been elected unopposed.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 27: Along with increase in import of vehicles set to hit the road as public vehicles, the import of small vehicles such as three-wheeler auto-rickshaws has also increased. The first half of the Fiscal Year 2017/18 saw import of more than 5,000 auto-rickshaws, which is nearly twice the volume of import compared to FY2016/17.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Twenty-five domestic drugs manufacturers have been operating illegally. However, the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has not taken any action.

POKHARA, Dec 7: Domestic airline companies have canceled more than half of their flights scheduled for Thursday, citing provincial and parliamentary election.

Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing to Bangladesh in a new surge of refugees driven by fears of starvation and violence denounced by the UN as ethnic cleansing.

Half gone

August 8, 2017 02:00 am

Fewa Lake disappearance

GAIGHAT, AUG 4: The Gaighat chapter of Nepali Congress (NC) has recommended that half a dozen local leaders and cadres of the party be punished “for betraying and not supporting the party during the recently held local elections.”

KATHMANDU, July 29: Tarai, known as the bread basket of Nepal, has not seen even 50 percent of paddy plantation in its different districts till the end of July.

KATHMANDU, July 28: After facing many ups and downs in the past couple of years, foreign tourist arrivals recorded a healthy growth of 28 percent in the first half of 2017. According to the Department of Immigration, Nepal welcomed a total of 460,304 foreign tourists via air in the first six months of 2017, compared to 359,672 in the first half of 2016.

China: Home to over half of the world’s longest bridges

KATHMANDU, June 11: More than half of the houses damaged by the 2015 earthquakes were less than 20 years old.

KOHALPUR (Banke), May 20: Police arrested three persons on the charge of possessing two and a half kilogram opium.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Police have arrested a staffer working at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) with a half kg of gold on Friday.

Kanchhi wins half marathon in record time

February 25, 2017 09:19 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Armed Police Force (APF) athlete Kanchhi Maya Koju on Friday secured first place finish with record time in women's half marathon under Pinkathon Kathmandu 17, aimed at empowering women and raising awareness against breast cancer.

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia, a South Korean government source told Reuters on Tuesday.

BARA, Feb 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the construction work of Kathmandu-Tarai fast tract will be started within one and a half months.

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.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 24: The bright face of Rihana Dhapali makes one feel this girl has never known sorrow. But her beautiful smile only hides the pain gnawing in her heart. Her body still starts shaking whenever she remembers the horrendous incident that befell her one and a half years ago.

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, Jan 16: Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top.

CHITWAN, Jan 3: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section that connects the Capital City with the eastern and western parts of the country will be closed for an additional of half an hour from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The government is sitting on a cash pile worth one-fifth of the total budget which could build two Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Road projects.

LAMABAGAR(Dolakha), Dec 21: Works to develop the 456-Megawatt Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project based in Dolakha are going on in full swing with a target of taking it to the power production phase within one and half years.

By the end of 2016, almost half of the world’s population will be using the internet as mobile networks grow and prices fall, but their numbers will remain concentrated in the developed world, a United Nations (UN) agency said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal has been fined half of his match fee for throwing the ball dangerously at Zimbabwe opener Chamu Chibhabha during their abandoned one-day international in Bulawayo on Monday.

LALITPUR, Nov 4: A popular monument in Patan Durbar Square- the Hiranyabarna Mahabihar, also known as the Golden Temple- which was partly damaged but not destroyed during the Gorkha Earthquake is yet to be reconstructed.

New Delhi, Sep 23: Actor Arjun Kapoor says working on his upcoming movie "Half Girlfriend" has been an emotionally grueling but fun experience for him.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were found planted at various schools in the capital, unleashing terrors on early Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A total of 131 people died in the incidents of water-induced disasters across the country in the past one and half month.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The government has reduced brokerage commission for trading of share and securities in the stock market.

RAJBIRAJ, July 19: Over a half dozen people were injured when a micro bus met with an accident at Portaha of Saptari along the East-West Highway last evening.