HARARE, Aug 3: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa won election Friday with just over 50 percent of the ballots as the ruling party maintained control of the government in the first vote since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.
KATHMANDU, July 28: Sabitra Bhandari continued her red-hot form as the striker bagged four more goals to inspire her departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) to second win in as many matches in the ongoing Vice-president Women’s National League Football on Friday at ANFA Complex. APF sent past seven goals against Rautahat District Football Association.
ISLAMABAD, July 27: Cricket hero Imran Khan has swept to an emphatic victory in a disputed Pakistan election, official figures showed Friday, but without a majority he will need to enter a coalition to take power in the nuclear-armed country.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Tribhuvan Army Club Team A of the Nepal Army has won the title of 2nd CoAS International Tri-Marathon Contest 2075 by covering a 43.5-km distance in 2 hours 18 minutes and 49 seconds on Saturday.
LONDON, July 15: Novak Djokovic is back at his best and the Wimbledon champion for a fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and winning 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday.
AMERICA June 27: Harry Bandari of Nepali origin has been elected as a member to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District-8, becoming the first Nepali ever to attain such a political height in the mainstream American politics.
BALTIMORE, June 27: Former NAACP President Ben Jealous won the Maryland Democratic nomination for governor on Tuesday, giving him a shot at becoming the state’s first black governor and setting up a battle between the progressive candidate and a popular Republican incumbent.
ANKARA, June 25: A Turkish government spokesman announced Sunday that Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan had won his re-election with 52.8 percent of the vote.
Commenting on his victory, Erdogan said Sunday that his government would continue to respond to those who threaten Turkey via terror organizations.
A combined “United” bid from the United States, Canada, and Mexico has won the right to stage the biggest World Cup ever held – with 48 teams playing 80 matches over 34 days. The United bid won with 67 percent of the vote.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Sibjan Chaulagain, who has long been helping Nepali farmers in various ways through information and communication technology, has been selected for an international fellowship by an American organization.
KATHMANDU, May 30: A fine overall middle-order batting performance helped Province 3 register a three-wicket win over Province 6, despite Chandra BC’s staggering performance with ball in the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Tuesday.
LISBON, May 13: Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.
According to press release issued by Sarwanam Theater, the short movie called ‘Raat 13’ directed by Anuj Pandey bagged the best short movie title in three minutes cell phone film competition Drishyansha which was organized by the Sarwanam Theater. The movie titled ‘Dhalpal’ by Arpan Basnet and ‘The Interview’ by Bijay Gajmer became first and second runner up respectively.
KATHMANDU, May 13: ICT College has registered an entertaining 19-17 win over St. Xavier’s College with the help of seven scores from Sabita Khadka in the ongoing fifth St. Xavier’s Inter-college Basketball Tournament on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Nepal national volleyball team has kept its semifinal hopes alive after defeating Maldives 3-0 in the ongoing Bangabandhu AVC Central Zone Senior Asian Men’s Championship on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Indra Bahadur Shrestha spared the blushes of host Nepal by winning a gold medal in the ongoing eighth South Asian Judo Championship on Sunday. The nineteen-year-old defeated Babar Hussain of Pakistan in the final to clinch Nepal’s second gold in the tournament, which sealed Nepal’s place in the second position after India in the regional tournament.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Parag Pathak, an American economist of Nepali origin, has bagged the prestigious ‘John Bates Clark Medal’ for his work on market design and educational policy.
The medal is awarded by the American Economic Association (AEA) each year to an American economist under the age of forty ‘who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.’
KATHMANDU, April 13: The departmental team Nepal Police Club’s Tara Devi Pun has bettered her own national record in 75 kg weight category in the first Inter-club National Weightlifting Tournament on Thursday. She improved her record in snatch, clean and jerk and total categories.
KATHMANDU, April 10: Surkhet Education Campus and Saraswati Campus have advanced to the second round of the ongoing Vice Chancellor Inter Campus Volleyball Tournament with wins over Pashupati Multiple Campus and Tri-chandra Campus respectively on Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 1: Mahendranagar United has won the toss and elected to bat first against Biratnagar Kings at the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) cricket tournament underway at Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Sunday.
BERLIN, Mar 28: Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 on Tuesday to end the World Cup champion's 22-game unbeaten run and restore some lost pride following the humiliating mismatch between the sides in their previous meeting.
KATHMANDU, March 16: The host departmental team Armed Police Force has lifted the title of fifth Open Women’s National Volleyball Tournament with 3-0 straight sets win over Shivam New Diamond Academy on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 12: The host departmental team Armed Police Force’s Suraj Kumar Shrestha has started the 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament with a win over the other departmental team’s Sanjay Kumar Jha on Sunday.