KATHMANDU, July 29: According to the latest data of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), commercial banks have opened their branch offices in 631 local units so far, leaving 122 local units without their coverage.

ST PETERSBURG, July 11: France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg.

KAZAN, July 7: Belgium struck early and held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday that earned them a semi-final against France.

MOSCOW, July 4:  England finally overcame nearly 30 years of penalty pain when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday after drawing their World Cup last-16 clash 1-1 following extra time after the South Americans had equalised in the 93rd minute.

ST PETERSBURG, July 3: A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a scrappy round of 16 match on Tuesday, sending the Swedes through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 24 years.

SAMARA, July 2: Brazil roared in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday as Neymar shone with a goal and an assist that dumped the central Americans out at the last 16 stage for the seventh straight occasion.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, July 2: Croatia beat Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Sunday after the round of 16 clash finished deadlocked at 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra time at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

MOSCOW, July 1:  Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties thanks to two saves by their goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals and send thousands of ecstatic Russians to the streets to celebrate.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The government has said that Melamchi water will reach Kathmandu by the end of September. Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar has assured that the water will reach Sundarijal for treatment before being supplying to each household.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 22: Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread.

SARLAHI, June 20: Dilliram Bhattarai, principal of Janata Adharbhut Vidyalaya of Hariban-8 had a huge headache. No matter how much he would request teachers to come to school on time, they would not heed him.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's China visit is expected to take the country's economic sector to a new height by strengthening mutual relations between the two countries.

POKHARA, May 10: The government's plan of taking commercial banks to all local units is unlikely to materialize in the current fiscal year.

There is good news for people who want to visit Annapurna Base Camp, as a new trekking route has been established from Narchyang of Myagdi district to the base camp. The new route runs along the bank of Nilgiri River and takes almost three days to reach the base camp. Tourism entrepreneurs have said that this is a safe trekking route and they are expecting to attract more tourists by using this route.

Army thumps Damak to reach semis

May 6, 2018 07:55 am

DAMAK, May 6: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with an emphatic 6-0 win over Damak XI on Saturday.

JHAPA, May 4: Damak XI has advanced into the quarterfinals of the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over Rupandehi XI on Thursday.

ROME, May 3: Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding their luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday that sent them through 7-6 on aggregate.

MADRID, May 2: Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for the third year in a row after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-2 draw with wasteful Bayern Munich on Tuesday to win their semi-final, second leg 4-3 on aggregate.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Gross Value Added (GVA) by hotel and restaurant sector has increased significantly over the past one and half decades, the National Accounts Statistics of Nepal (2017/18 Annual Estimates) shows.

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.

MORANG, April 8: Ruslan Three Star Club has entered the final of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a thumping 4-0 win over CMG Sankata Club on Saturday.

MORANG, April 6: Ruslan Three Star Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament defeating Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club 2-1 in the last quarterfinal match on Thursday.

MORANG, April 5: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament with a 4-2 tiebreaker win over the other departmental team Nepal Police Club on Wednesday.

MORANG, April 4: CMG Sankata Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup football tournament defeating the departmental team Armed Police Force 1-0 in the second quarterfinal match on Tuesday.

The Delete Facebook movement has been growing but the Cambridge Analytica revelations are unlikely to get many people leaving, and that might be a good thing

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has told commercial banks to come up within three days commitment to open branch offices in 116 local units where they have become reluctant to expand their presence so far.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The project cost of the much-awaited Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower project is estimated to reach close to Rs 50 billion. This will mean a cost increased of Rs 14 billion.

JANAKPUR, Mar 7: Province 2 is preparing to hold its cabinet meeting on Friday to finalize the name of the province and fix its permanent capital among other issues.

POKHARA, March 4: The Beema Samiti (BS) has made it mandatory for insurance companies to reach out to rural areas and open branches in local administrative units, in line with the Nepal Rastra Bank’s instruction to the banks and financial institutions to compulsorily open their branches in the local units.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have reached on seven-point party unification deal

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Mayanka Rana has become the first Nepali female tennis player in Nepal’s tennis history to reach the quarterfinals of the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament defeating Nepal’s Ira Rawat on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The new school session has started in five mountain districts from Wednesday but the textbooks have yet to be supplied to the districts.

POKHARA, Feb 1: Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) has advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament defeating Bangladesh’s Uttar Baridhara Club 5-0 on Wednesday.

Newsland , Jan 30: India defeated Pakistan by 203 runs to reach the final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 22: The Centre has begun final negotiations to buy Russia-built S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for Rs 39,000 crore, The Times of India reported on Monday. According to the report, the government wants to operationalise the deal by the end of FY2018-19. If the deal is inked, it will be one of the biggest arms contract with Russia, added the report.

MELBOURNE, Jan 20: Maria Sharapova’s hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1 6-3 in the German’s favor on Saturday.

JUMLA, Jan 20: Farmers of Patarasi Rural Municipality have been delighted to welcome traders at their doorsteps, who travel all the way to buy potatoes.

BARCELONA, Jan 12: Lionel Messi scored twice as King’s Cup holders Barcelona moved comfortably into the quarter-finals by thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Nou Camp in their last 16 second leg game on Thursday.

BARCELONA, Jan 11: Troubled Spanish champions Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 draw with third-tier Numancia on Wednesday but qualified for the King’s Cup quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate.

SHENZHEN, China, Jan 4: Maria Sharapova continued her preparations for an Australian Open return by reaching the Shenzhen Open semifinals with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Zarina Diyas.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: In order to forge consensus to appoint provincial heads and temporary capitals, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting at Office of the Prime Minister, Balwatar. Leaders from Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, Maoist Center, Rastriya Janata Party and FSFN are participating in the meeting which started at 9 AM.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Biratnagar Warriors has moved a step closer to the title of Everest Premier League (EPL) Twenty20 Cricket Tournament, as the Paras Khadka-led side reached the final with a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Bhairahawa Gladiators in the first qualifier match on Wednesday.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 25: Armed Police Force (APF) crashed out of the ongoing 9th Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament, facing a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Sunsari XI on Sunday.

Prez urges parties to reach agreement

December 20, 2017 13:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari urged political parties to reach an agreement on National Assembly Election system.

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Excited voters reach early morning at polling centers to cast their votes for the historical elections of House of Representatives and provincial Assembly, today. Voters were visible queuing before 6:00 AM in Chamelidevi Piya Aadharbhut School polling center, of Bharatpur-3, Chitwan.

MMC defeats Rupandehi to reach last four

November 26, 2017 10:41 am

JHAPA, Nov 26: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament on Saturday after defeating Rupandehi XI 7-6 on sudden death.

JHAPA, Nov 24: Rupandehi XI has reached the quarterfinals of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating Armed Police Force (APF) 3-1 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The government has released a total of Rs 19 billion in expenditures to the Election Commission (EC) as well as various security agencies for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls.  According to the Ministry of Finance, the EC has already received Rs 10 billion for meeting election-related expenses.

JAJARKOT, Nov 23: Employees deputed for conducting the elections have been facing problems to reach remote villages of Jajarkot district without road connectivity.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Even after spending more than a billion rupees for the voter education program for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, the program could not be taken to the remote parts of the country, leaving the voters there unaware about how to cast error-free votes.