18th ASIAD: Nepal clinches silver in paragliding Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Nepali team contesting in the last round of paragliding of the ongoing 18th ASIAD (Asian Games) in Indonesia has bagged silver medal. With this, Nepal has secured second silver in the 67 years of Asian Games history. First one was clinched by Sabita Rajbhandari in the Games held in..

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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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CAAN initiation to remove Nepal from EU blacklist Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has initiated the process to delist Nepal's aviation sector from the aviation safety blacklist of the European Union.  The initiative by CAAN comes after the aviation sector of Nepal was lifted from the significant safety concern (SSC) list..

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Nepalese runner wins world’s highest marathon Sunday, May 29th, 2016

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Gasping for breath and clad in trekking boots, more than 150 local and foreign runners took part Sunday in the world's highest marathon in the snow-covered foothills of Mount Everest. The annual Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, which began in 2003, is meant to mark the..

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ICC suspends Nepal’s Cricket Association membership Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

KATHMANDU: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has cancelled membership of Cricket Association of Nepal’s membership over government’s interference and failing to conduct free and fair elections. ICC said it suspended the membership of the Cricket Association of Nepal for engaging in the..

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U19 World Cup Cricket: Score Updates Nepal vs India Monday, February 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU: The last match of the Group ‘D’ of the ongoing U19 World Cup Cricket has started a short while ago between Nepal and India. India invited Nepal for bating first after winning the toss in the match being held Sherbangla Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nepal 147/8 in 40 Overs | Rajbir..

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Nepal wins big at 2015 Special Olympics Impact Summit Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

LOS ANGELES: Team Nepal set a leading example, at the center stage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. Nepalese youth leaders Kanchan Amatya and Jenish Amatya won the 2015 Special Olympics Impact Summit - Pitch Pit Challenge – winning grants for their proposed project in Nepal and securing..

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Barcelona Became Champions Of Europe For A Fifth Time Sunday, June 7th, 2015

BERLIN:-The Champions League trophy is heading back to Barcelona.Barcelona became champions of Europe for a fifth time after a wildly entertaining final at the Olympiastadion. Luis Suarez scored the go-ahead goal, and Neymar put the match out of reach, breaking a 1-1 deadlock with a pair of late..

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Blatter resigns as FIFA president Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

ZURICH, (AP): FIFA President Sepp Blatter has resigned from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, two days after a corruption crisis erupted..

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PM pledges to appear in leader-artist friendly match  Sunday, May 31st, 2015

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has pledged to show up in a friendly match to be held between leaders of political parties and cine artists in Kathmandu on coming June 6 (Saturday). The tournament is organized by 'Naya Patrika' daily to raise relief assistance for earthquake..

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