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.

ISLAMABAD, July 27: Official results show cricket star Imran Khan won in Pakistan's polls but he will have to seek out allies to form a coalition government.

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.

MOSCOW, July 15: Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.

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.

JUMLA, July 5: With more and more people showing their support and solidarity, the 15th fast-unto-death staged by senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has created quite a stir on its fifth day.

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.

PETALUMA, June 24: A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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.

LONDON, June 12 : In 1990, months after the Berlin Wall came crashing down, West Germany won its third World Cup and Franz Beckenbauer became the first person to win as captain and coach.

Prasai Rumba wins gold

June 10, 2018 07:07 am

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prasai Rumba has won a gold medal in the first National Para Judo Tournament under the National Para Games on Saturday. He won the gold medal in men’s U-45 category.

Police, Padmodaya register wins

June 5, 2018 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, June 5: Departmental team Nepal Police Club and Padmodaya Club have registered victories in the ongoing fourth RBB-NVA National Women’s Volleyball League on Monday.

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.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Chennai Super Kings has won the bat and invites Sunrisers Hyderabad to bat first in the final match of ongoing Indian Premier League held at Mumbai on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Nepal has won the team and pair categories of the International Gyarogi and Poomsae Taekwondo Championship on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has won the title of 'Best Youth Player of the Year ' of the Pulsar Sports Awards 2018

KATHMANDU, May 16: Kings XI Punjab has won the toss and elected to field first in a 50th match (N) of ongoing Indian Premier League at Mumbai on Wednesday.

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, May 13: Madhav Acharya has won the title of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Kathmandu Qualifier which was played at the Gokarna Golf Club on Saturday.

ITAHARI, May 13: Jhapa’s Jessica Gurung has won the gold medal winning two titles in the seventh Pushpalal Memorial National Badminton Tournament on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Province 5 has registered an empathic nine-wicket victory over Province 4 in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Inter-province U-16 Cricket Tournament on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Rabindra Tiwari won the Hyundai Open Golf Tournament played at the Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Province 3 has made a good start in the first Manmohan Memorial Inter-province U-16 National Cricket Tournament with a two-wicket win over Province 1 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Bhuwan Nagarkoti has won the Surya Nepal NPGA Tour Championship at the Par-72 Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Nepal wins second match

April 23, 2018 08:26 am

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 19: Dilip Paudel, correspondent of Nagaraik daily has bagged the Barbara Adams Investigative Journalism Award-2017.

KATHMANDU, April 18: India’s international master Harsha Bharathakothi (2424) has won the Kathmandu GM International Open Chess Tournament held in Kathmandu.

Team Chauraha wins DPL title

April 13, 2018 16:12 pm

KATHMANDU, April 13: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has won the second Dhangadhi Premier League title by defeating Kathmandu Goldens in the final match on Friday.

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.

Surkhet, Sarswoti register wins

April 10, 2018 08:44 am

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 10: Golden Gate College’s Keshav Shrestha won the Ganeshman Singh  Memorial Cooperative Cup Chess Tournament on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Bipin Dahal of Inaruwa has won the first Yamaha’s 100 % cash back offer. He purchased new two-wheeler free after scratching a coupon of 100 % cash back offer.

DHANGADHI, April 2: CYC Attariya and Mahendranagar United have registered their respective victories in the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) on Sunday.

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.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): Glory School of Madhyapur Thimi, with receipt number 400092, has won an Aprilla 150 SR Scooter in Nepal Republic Media (NRM)'s 'Biswosniya Samachar, Haathaatma Upahar' scheme.

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.

AUSTIN, March 26: Bubba Watson was in high spirits for someone with such low expectations at the Dell Technologies Match Play.

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 (REPU-BLICA): 'Biswasniya Samachar Haat Haat Maa Upahar', a subscriber scheme of Nagarik daily's publisher Nepal Republic Media, continues to receive good response from the public.

Nepal wins toss, elects to field

March 15, 2018 13:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: Nepal has won the toss and elected to field against Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the play-off under ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Harare, Zimbabwe.

Shrestha wins on first day

March 12, 2018 09:34 am

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.