KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Wrapping up a two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on Sunday. Xi's visit has been taken as a watershed moment in the age-old friendly ties. Republica Online talked to two Nepali foreign affairs experts regarding the outcomes of the visit. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepal cricket team captain Paras Khadka was a relieved man when his team survived a cliff-hanger match and won it by a run in the last ball against the Netherlands in VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen on Friday. It was the second and final match of the series. Nepal needed six runs to complete their maiden win in ODIs, when the skipper took the responsibility to deliver the last over.
TEL AVIV, July 12: In 1948, just prior to the foundation of Israel, six Polish Christians were executed without trial in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by the fledgling country's Jewish army, the Haganah. An investigative analysis on the killings - dubbed the Riftin Report - was compiled for future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, but has never been made public until now.
SINGAPORE, June 12: U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shook hands and smiled as they started a historic summit on Tuesday, just months after they traded insults and threats of nuclear war.
GOYANG, April 28: North Korean state media were silent Saturday, a day after the leaders of the two Koreas met and vowed to remove nuclear weapons from the peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War. Despite the bold declaration, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in failed to provide any new measures on a nuclear standoff that has captivated and terrified millions.
BHAKTAPUR, Jan 16: The six-month long Nawadurga Nacch (Dance) also known as the 'fish killing festival' has kicked off from Suryamadhi of Bhaktapur from the day of Maghe Sankranti festival that is celebrated on the first of the Nepali month Magh. This historic dance was originated during the Malla period (10th-18th century) and has tantric origins.
KATMANDU, Dec 7: As part of conducting all three levels of elections--local, provincial assembly and parliamentary--under the constitution promulgated in September 2015, the Election Commission (EC) is conducting second phase elections to parliament and the provincial assemblies on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: After successfully holding the local elections, the Election Commission (EC) is conducting the first round of elections to the central parliament and provincial assemblies today under the new constitution promulgated in September 2015 which ended years of chronic political instability that emerged with Maoists' armed struggle against the government in 1996.
Nepal U-19 cricket team has reached the semi-finals of ongoing Youth Asia Cup at Malaysia. Nepal's fortune rested on the result between defending champions India and Bangladesh as the India win could have brought net run rate in play for the top two standings in a group of four teams.
Nepal’s win over India in ongoing Youth Asia Cup literally was highly applauded on social networking sites. The historic win by 19 runs has become the talk of the town among the good-wishers of Nepali cricket and fellow cricket lovers from India. Here are some of the distinct views worth noticing for.
Nepal has seized a historic win against India after winning by 19 runs in ACC U-19 Asia Cup at Malaysia today. Dipendra Singh Airee shined with both bat and ball as Nepal defeated India for the first time in its cricketing history on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Nepal has seized a historic win against India after winning by 19 runs in ACC U-19 Asia Cup at Malaysia today. Dipendra Singh Airee shined with both bat and ball as Nepal defeated India for the first time in its cricketing history on Sunday.
HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, July 10: Zimbabwe clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the Election Commission (EC) is reviewing and assessing the managerial woks of the first and second phases of the local level polls.
KATHMANDU, June 14: “I will solve all the outstanding Madhes issues once I am in power,” Deuba told us at his Budhanilkantha residence weeks before he became prime minister again. He sounded in a hurry to assume power.
KATHMANDU, May 26: Manita Shrestha Pradhan on Friday secured a historic victory for Nepal in the Asian Judo Championships 2017, becoming the first woman judo player from Nepal to win a bout in the competition dubbed as 'Olympics of judo', according to a statement issued by Nepal Judo Association.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepal on Sunday conducted the first round of elections in the 281 local units of three provinces, bringing out millions of first-time local-election voters to the polling centers. The local polls, held after a gap of 20 years, were peaceful.
CHITWAN, May 11: Chairperson of CPN ( Maoist-Center) and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the upcoming local level election is a historic event for the country and the people. Speaking at the election campaigning program in Bharatpur on Thursday, PM Dahal said that the local level poll is not only important for one particular area; it is historic need of the country.
REPUBLICA (KATHMANDU): The Nepal Heritage Society has welcomed the decision of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to preserve various monuments including the neo-classical Rana era palaces in the Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, March 13: In a historic match, Nepal defeated Kenya by 7 wickets on Monday at the ICC World Cricket League held at TU Cricket Ground. Here are some beautiful moments captured during and after the match:
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A year and a half after a colossal earthquake destroyed hundreds of treasured historic sites across this mountain nation, Nepal on Tuesday celebrated the restoration of the first major one to be rebuilt — an iconic Buddhist monument topped in gold that towers above Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: With just a step away from making history of winning the first ever Asian football title, Nepal faces Macau in the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup on Tuesday. After lifting the SAG and Bangabandhu Cup earlier this year, Nepal is playing its third final of the year and first ever Asian final in its history.
JAJARKOT, Nov 8: A historical palace dating back to the pre-unification period of Nepal in the district is waiting for renovation. The Jajarkot palace as it is known is in almost dilapidated condition.