Veteran folk singer duo Khadka Bahadur Budha Magar and Lilawati Budha Magar is all set for a musical event 'Yugal Sanjh' scheduled on April 12 at Rastriya Naach Ghar, Jamal. The duo has recorded 200 folk songs till now. They prefer authentic and local folk songs to sing. Moreover, Khadka is also well known musician and holds the title of Madal Samrat. In his musical career of 31 years, he has played madal for around 25 thousand recorded folk songs.
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.
Nepal will play their first-ever One-Day International game against the Netherlands on Wednesday (August 1) but Paras Khadka, their captain, believes this is just the beginning for his side. Nepal had secured the ODI status by beating Papua New Guinea in the ICC World Cup Qualifier in Harare in March this year.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal national cricket team is all set to play its first-ever One-Day International (ODI) match in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Khadka shared some of his experience of the national team’s ‘treacherous’ as well as ‘joyous’ journey, in conversation with International Cricket Council (ICC).
KATHMANDU, June 8: After his attempts to return to his previous position failed, the managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who has been accused of embezzling over a billion rupees while procuring land plots to set up oil storage facilities in various districts, relinquished the post on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 1: Former chief of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who tried to avoid final hearings in a defamation case by alleging kinship between the promoters and journalists of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd and a judge at Kathmandu District Court (KDC), has ultimately failed to prove the kinship.
KATHMANDU, May 26: National cricket team captain Paras Khadka, who also heads the Armed Police Force team, is likely to miss the second edition of revamped Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup (PM Cup) scheduled to start on Sunday in Kirtipur. Similarly, his deputy for both the teams, Gyanendra Malla will also be unavailable for the 50-over-tournament due to injury.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: International Cricket Council (ICC) has picked Paras Khadka, captain of Nepali Cricket team as one of the best performers in a batting order of sorts from the 20 games in the tournament out of the 11 best performers from the first round of matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The national cricket team captain Paras Khadka has been announced as the Best Cricketer of 2017, at an annual award event organized by Nepal National and International Players Association (NNIPA).
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A belligerent assault on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bowlers by player of the match Paras Khadka scoring first half-century of the ICC World Cricket League Division Two by any Nepali batsman saw Nepal win by four wickets with 31 deliveries to spare.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Swastima Khadka, one of the most celebrated actresses in Nepal, visited different outlets to sample the delicious combination of Mo: mo and Coca-Cola on Tuesday where she was greeted by fans, Coca-Cola Nepal said in a statement.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started interrogating Gopal Bahadur Khadka, the corruption-accused former chief of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), over his alleged involvement in a multi-million land purchase scam.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal national cricket team skipper Paras Khadka has said that with Division 2 already in sight for the team, the matches against United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) this week would provide the team with a good exposure.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The Ministry of Supplies has transferred Gopal Khadka, executive director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), to the ministry for fear that he may cause further losses to the NOC if allowed to work there.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Election Commission (EC) has allowed the government to transfer controversial Nepal Oil Corporation Managing Director Gopal Khadka to the Ministry of Supplies, barring the corruption-accused Khadka from continuing his job as the state oil monopoly chief.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Managing Director of Nepal Republic Media (P) Ltd, Binod Raj Gyawali, filed a case at Kathmandu District Court on Thursday against Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Bahadur Khadka for slander, claiming that Khadka’s statement given at a parliamentary committee was false and has damaged his reputation and that of the publishing house, which publishes the Republica and Nagarik dailies.
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Supreme Court on Sunday issued an interim order ruling that the government allow now sacked Managing Director (MD) of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadk until the case is finalized.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepal's national cricket team is traveling to Hong Kong aiming for victories over the home team to keep its slim hope of finishing in top four in the ICC World Cricket League Championship alive.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Nagarik daily has registered a cross complaint with a counter claim of Rs 1.5 billion in damages against Gopal Bahadur Khadka, managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), at Kathmandu District Court, accusing the latter of filing a spurious case against the daily’s top officials and journalists.
KATMANDU, Sept 13: The government is preparing to remove controversial Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Managing Director Gopal Khadka after a high-level probe committee recommended action against him. Top ruling party leaders including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday hinted at booking Khadka for his involvement in flawed land procumbent deals.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Executive Committee of the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), state-owned oil monopoly, has finally decided to take action against NOC Managing Director Gopal Khadka, who is implicated in land procurement scam worth 1.5 billion rupees.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation, Gopal Khadka faces several accusations. The latest of such accusations is his involvement in the Rs 670 million land deal scam. But nobody has dared to take any action against him.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Local cricket club Singapore Emerging Stars represented by Nepal star players Paras Khadka and Mehboob Alam were defeated by Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) by 10 wickets in Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) T20 tournament final.
KATHMANDU, August 8: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the threatening to journalist Dilip Poudel of Nagarik Daily by the Managing Director of state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), Gopal Khadka for reporting on corruption.
KATHMANDU, August 4: Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who has been accused of misappropriating millions of rupees bleeding state coffer, has threatened Nagarik Daily journalist Dilip Paudel.
KATHMANDU, August 4: The meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the legislature-parliament held today in the capital city has made a decision to recommend legal action against the Managing Director of the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation(NOC) for his alleged involvement in corruption .
DOLAKHA, June 4: The District Attorney’s Office, Dolakha, has filed case against 40 individuals including CPN (Maoist Center) politburo member and former state minister Devi Khadka, accusing them of involvement in the murder of Kul Bahadur Tamang, a UML worker on May 10, four days before the first phase of the local elections.
DOLAKHA, June 4: Attorney Office in Dolakha has filed a charge sheet against CPN (Maoist Center) politburo members Devi Khadka, Ganga Karki and party's district committee chairman Bishal Khadka at the Dolakha District Court on the charge of murdering Kul Bahadur Tamang of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Demanding that a referendum be held to decide whether Nepal should be a Hindu state again, Nepali Congress (NC) leader Khum Bahadur Khadka registered a proposal at the party's central working committee meeting on Sunday.
Swastima Khadka is a renowned model and actress. She has featured in more than a dozen music videos. Swastima, who made her silver screen debut with ‘Hostel Returns’ in 2015, is currently busy with ‘Love Love Love’ that is slated to release on April 14. In conversation with Republica’s Sonam Lama, Khadka shares five interesting things about her which many may not know.