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Winner Nepali cricket team returns home Saturday, February 17th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepali cricket team celebrating its top second position in the ICC World Cricket League Division and thus qualifying for the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifier returned home this evening. Former Minister of Sports Daljit Shreepaili and Nepal Cricket Association office-bearers were at..

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Nepal ends as runner-up in Division-2 Thursday, February 15th, 2018

KATHMANDU: A magnificent century by Captain Paras Khadka went in vain as Nepal went down to the United Arab Emirates by 7 runs, to end up as runner-up in the ICC World Cricket league Division-2 championship. In the final match of the league held at Wanderes Cricket Ground in Windhoek of Namibia..

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Nepal win last-ball thriller to enter World Cup qualifiers

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA: Nepal secured a historic entry into the upcoming World Cup qualifiers with a sensational last-ball one-wicket win over Canada in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two here on Wednesday. Chasing a modest 195, built around Srimantha Wijeratne's unbeaten 103, Nepal were staring..

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Nepal defeats Kenya by 3 wickets Monday, February 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal defeated Kenya by 3 wickets in the match held today under the ICC World Cricket League Division Two, 2018. In the match held at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek of Namibia, Nepal restricted Kenya to 177 in the stipulated 50 overs, taking 8 wickets, opting to bowl first..

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Joint Olympic team makes history for two Koreas Saturday, February 10th, 2018

SOUL, (AFP): North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday as the first five of 102 gold medals were decided against a fast-moving backdrop of diplomatic manoeuvring. Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was among a high-level..

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Delhi Daredevils reacts to Sandeep’s performance Thursday, February 8th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Delhi Daredevils has lauded the performance of Nepali youth cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane against Namabia at the ICC World Cricket League Division Two underway at Windhoek in Namibia on Thursday. Namibia has set a target of 139 runs for Nepal. Sent in to the bat first after losing the..

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Nepal Police clinches Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Sunday, February 4th, 2018

POKHARA: Nepal Police Club has bagged the title of 16th Aha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament held in Pokhara Stadium. In the final match Saturday, Nepal Police defeated the Three Star Club by 1-0 to win the tournament. Ram Baji of Nepal Police, utilising a pass from Neer Kumar Rai, scored a goal..

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Aaha Rara Gold Cup: NPC to face Three Star in final Friday, February 2nd, 2018

KASKI: Nepal Police Club and Three Star Club are meeting for the decider match of the Aara Rara Goldcup football tournament underway at the local Pokhara stadium. NPC made it to the final by defeating Dharan Football Club, Sunsari 1-0 in the semi-final match today. Suman Lama's goal in the 23rd..

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Rara Gold Cup: NPC into semi final Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

POKHARA: Nepal Police Club (NPC) has entered into the semi-finals of the 16th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup Football tournament underway in Pokhara. The NPC made it to the last four by defeating Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) by 3-1 in the quarter final match held at the local Pokhara stadium..

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Aaha Gold Cup: Three Star into semis

POKHARA: Ruslan Three Star Club has entered the semi-final of the 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup tournament underway at the local Pokhara stadium. In the quarter-final match held on Monday, the TSC made it to the last four by defeating Armed Police Force (APF) 5-3 in a tie-breaker. The match had to be..

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Sandip to become the first Nepali cricketer to play IPL Monday, January 29th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Leg spinner of National Cricket Team Sandip Lamichhane has been selected to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Lamichhane was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team in the auction that took today place for the 11th edition of the League. He was bought for a base price of 2 million..

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Populist decisions by a caretaker government

Manoj Karki, KATHMANDU: Ever since the current government announced the date for the twin elections to the House of Representatives and National Assembly (NA) in late August 2017, it turned into a caretaker government only mandated to oversee the elections and run the daily affairs of the..

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ICC delegation travels to Nepal to assess progress Saturday, January 27th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent a delegation to assess the progress in Nepal. The team will arrive over the weekend and have a discussion with the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) regarding their reinstatement as an ICC member. Imran Khwaja, the Deputy Chairman of..

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14-member national cricket team formed Friday, January 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU: A 14-member national cricket team has been formed for the ICC World Cricket League Division Two under the leadership of Nepali cricket team captain Paras Khadka. The tournament is to be held in Namibia next month. The players have been selected from among 21 players chosen in the first..

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Itahari Gold Cup: NAC into semi-final Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

ITHARI: Nepal Army Club (NAC), Itahari has entered the semi-final of the Madan Bhandari Memorial Itahari International Gold Cup Football tournament. NAC booked a place in the last four by beating Druk United Club of Bhutan by 5-0. The departmental team was ahead by two goals in the first half and..

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Police clinch 28th National Male Football Championship Sunday, January 21st, 2018

DANG: Nepal Police Club has won the 28th National Championship Men's Football Tournament. In the final match under the tournament held here today, Nepal Police Club beat Tribhuvan Army Club 5-4 in the tie-breaker. Suman Lama, Tej Tamang, Buddha Lama, Dinesh Rajbanshi and Neer Kumar Rai had scored..

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Big Power Diversions: Olympic Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula Saturday, January 20th, 2018

The more overtures, sudden but entirely appropriate, being made by North Korea to their South Korean counterparts, the more concern seems to emanate from quarters in Washington and Tokyo. A recurring streak in these engagements is the fear that Pyongyang is simply prevaricating, distracting and..

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