KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA), in a bid to commercialize the national game, is organizing women’s volleyball league including franchise clubs starting this October. The league will be organized in coordination with Aadhi Awadhi Foundation of India. The government recognized volleyball as the national game of Nepal 14 months ago.

KATHMANDU, August 1: A Sabitra Bhandari inspired performance helped the departmental team Armed Police Force Club (APF) register a 3-1 victory over the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the league decider and clinch the Vice-president National Women’s League at the ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Tuesday. Bhandari scored a hat-trick for APF, who finished the league unbeaten.

JHAPA, June 25: Dhanamaya Thapa, a resident of Shivasatakshi Municipality, would always worry about her future as she has no formal education. Though peasant’s life would not attract her, she used to think that she had no options. However, her future had something else for her in store.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal-India Women Friendship Society (NIWFS) on Saturday launched the third stage of “Livelihood Improvement, Women Empowerment and Awareness Program” in Sarlahi district.

Ira Rawat into women’s semis

May 2, 2018 09:43 am

KATHMANDU, May 2: Ira Rawat has advanced into the women’s semifinals of the ongoing  sixth Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Prerana Koirala and Ane Mathema have advanced into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the ongoing sixth Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Samriddha Gorillas has advanced into the women’s final in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal suffered a defeat at the hands of India in the final match of women’s category in the third and the final day of the 8th South Asian Judo Championship, on Monday.   The Indian team comprising of Sushila Devi Likmambam, Anita Angom Chanu, Sunibala Devi Huidrom, Garima Chaudhary and Tulika Maan defeated Nepali team comprising Devika Khadka, Manita Shrestha Pradhan, Phupu Lamhu Khatri, Bhawana Gharti Magar and Punam Shrestha 5-0 to win the gold.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Shivam Cement Limited has decided to co-sponsor the fourth KNP National Women’s Volleyball Championship, which will be organized by the Sher Bahadur Memorial Foundation.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Sher Bahadur Khadka Memorial Trust is set to organize the fourth National Women’s Volleyball Tournament from May 4.

Women entrepreneurs of 30 districts are participating in the expo.

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, March 16: Host departmental team Armed Police Force and Shivam New Diamond Academy are set to vie for the ongoing fifth Open Women’s National Volleyball Tournament title scheduled for Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nangsal Tamang of the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has won the women’s singles title of the Nationwide Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal (FWEAN) is organizing 3rd International Women’s Trade Expo in Lalitpur from March 22 to 26.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: On Friday, Nepalese vehemently expressed their anger in a video that had surfaced their news feed on the International Women’s Day. The video: a 18 year girl, accused of being a witch was beaten for hours by Ram Bahadur Chaudhary who claimed to be a ‘baba’. The girl, Radha Chaudhary from Ghodaghodi municipality, Kailali was taken to the district hospital.

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China organized a reception to celebrate the 108th International Women’s Day on Thursday at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu. Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, hosted the reception which was attended by national as well as international women frontrunners including ministers, diplomats, social activists, and business leaders.

Every should be happy women's day

March 10, 2018 08:58 am

While social media platforms are flooded with hashtags and powerful messages on Women’s Day, I questioned myself how could it day be a Happy Women’s Day? What is there to be happy about? It seems like a prisoner is celebrating her/his release and soon will be imprisoned for rest of 364 days.

KATHMANDU, March 8: On the occasion of 108th International Women's Day, a parade was held here in the capital on Thursday.

BIRGUNJ, March 8: International Women’s Day is being celebrated by organizing various programs in Birgunj on Thursday.

Happy Women's Day!

March 8, 2018 09:03 am

While turning the 365-days-long calendar, there occurs many events with red marks for special celebrations. Among those few red marks, March 8 is one of the especial occasions celebrated as International Women’s Day. It aims to empower as well as inspire thousands of people around the world to understand and support women’s rights.

ROLPA, March 5: Sirmaya Pun, 50, is not happy. Poverty, loneliness and poor health define her life, she says. Child marriage coupled with her husband’s second marriage largely led to her present condition. “When I got married to him, both of us were underage. That was perhaps not a good decision. But then, if he had not brought another woman home, I would still be in a better position,” she stated.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Kumari Futsal is set to organize the first women futsal tournament on March 3 in Thamel. The organizers on Wednesday informed that a total of 16 teams will take part in the competition. The teams are divided into four groups.

DHANGADHI, Feb 26: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has lifted the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Sunday, defeating Eastern Region by seven wickets in the final at the Fapla Cricket Ground.

BAJHANG, Feb 24: Kalpana Bohara was just nine when her family arranged her marriage. The boy was 12. At 14, Kalpana delivered a baby.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has clinched the first Mayor Cup International Invitational Women’s Volleyball title defeating Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) on straight sets of 3-0 on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The first Mayor Cup International Invitational Women’s Volleyball Tournament is being held from Saturday in a, Chitwan.

APF wins Dhorpatan women’s volleyball

February 4, 2018 08:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has lifted the 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament defeating Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) in the last match of the league stage on Saturday.

BUTUWAL, Jan 31: Who might not love colorful flowers on the roadsides? Sakuntala Pun of Kalikapath, Butwal would always wonder what if the road next to her house would have been like that.  In reality, the road was full of dust that would irritate her all the time.

NDA women’s volleyball from Feb 4

January 27, 2018 10:41 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) is all set to organize the first Shivam New Diamond Cup National Open Women’s Volleyball Tournament from February 4.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has set the summit clash with Central Region in the ongoing 17th Men’s and second Women’s National Hockey Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Friday.

POKHARA, Jan 10: Eighth Women's and 23rd Men's National Weightlifting Competition under National Sports Council Championship has begun at a hall of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has moved closer to win the title as it defeated the other departmental team, Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC), 2-1 in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) championship on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has continued its winning streak in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) with a struggling 2-1 victory over Far-western Region on Tuesday. Central Region defeated Eastern Region by 4-0 on the same day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Gorkha Brewery’s Redbull on Tuesday decided to be the main sponsor of three consecutive editions of Dhorpatan Women’s Volleyball Tournament, starting with the 13th edition.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepal Police Club (NPC) opened the 16th National Women’s Football League being played under the National Sports Council Championship with a thumping 6-2 win over Central Region on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The 16th Women’s National Football League is all set to start from Sunday under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship. The tournament will end on January 11.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 23: Former Minister and Member of Parliament Mahesh Basnet has said that collective effort can help uplift the economic situation of women while also preserving capital and promoting savings.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal has concluded its journey for SAFF U-15 Women’s Football Championship with a 1-1 draw with Bhutan on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal has crashed out of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship after facing a 10-0 defeat to India, in its second match on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Nepal began the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship with a 6-0 defeat to host Bangladesh on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The National Women's Conference will kick off in Kathmandu from December 1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal women’s national cricket team kept its qualification hopes alive as it beat Malaysia by 33 runs in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifying Series Asia Region on Friday. Nepal is targeting to earn a place in the Global Qualifiers finishing in the top two of the competition.

CoAS women’s Int’l football kicks off

November 18, 2017 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The CoAS Fourth International Women’s Football Tournament-2017, organized by Nepal Army, kicked off in Kathmandu on Friday. Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri inaugurated the tournament by handing over the ball to the referee.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Ministry of Health released the U.S. Embassy-funded 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey report, which highlighted Nepal’s progress over the last 20 years in improving maternal and child health.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: A 14-member national women’s cricket team has been announced, Thursday, for the upcoming Women’s World T20 Asia Qualifiers 2017 to be held in Thailand from November 20-27.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The final squad of 14 players is announced for upcoming Women's World T20 Asia Qualifier 2017. The women's premier tournament is set to be held in Thailand from 20 to 27 November.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: A squad of 22 players has been announced for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 Qualifiers Asian Region Tournament under the captaincy of Rubina Chhetry Belbase.

Women’s relationships

October 28, 2017 00:47 am

Women will have to be smart to adjust to the ever-changing relations she has to adjust to throughout her life.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Mahika Rana and Mayanka Rana have won the women’s doubles’ title of the ongoing second Lalitpur District National Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Friday.