MELBOURNE, Dec 29: Australia paceman Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 35 after taking 221 wickets in a distinguished 67-test career.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Nepal's all-rounder cricketer Shakti Prasad Gauchan retired from all forms of cricket after his team crashed out of the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) on Saturday. Gauchan-led Pokhara Rhinos' match against Chitwan Tigers at the Tribhuvan University international cricket ground in Kirtipur was his final match as a professional cricketer. Gauchan had retired from international cricket in July after playing for the national team of Nepal against the Netherlands.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Former Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Deep Basnyat, a retired government secretary picked for the job, stopped claiming his pension following his appointment as a CIAA Commissioner in March 2015. He did so until he retired once again - this time from the anti-graft body - in February 2018 on age ground. But soon after his term at the CIAA ended, Basnet went to the Pension Management Office and claimed and received the accrued pension amount - a sum of Rs 800,000.

POKHARA, June 18: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit has said that his ministry has prohibited retired civil servants from serving at NGOs and INGOs within two years of their retirement, claiming that secret information is often leaked in this process.

ATLANTA, May 27: A retired secondary school English teacher has corrected a letter she received from US president Donald Trump and sent it back to the White House.

KATHMANDU, April 27: A joint-taskforce formed by the ruling parties, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), has suggested to the government not to appoint retired civil servants, army and police offices to key government offices and constitutional bodies.

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