T20 International

Hong Kong beats Nepal by 2 wickets in T20 International

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal has lost to Hong Kong by 2 wickets in the T20 International held at P Sara Oval, Colombo on Monday.

Chasing Nepal´s paltry 73-run target, Hong Kong reached the target losing 8 wickets in 19.5 overs. Anas Khan and Aizaz Khan made 21 runs each in their 31 and 28 ball-knock respectively while no others of the Hong Kong batsmen could reach double figures. [More]

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SAARC Standing Committee meeting continues

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A meeting of the 41st session of the Standing Committee of the SAARC continues today, in the

SAARC Foreign Ministers arriving today, Council of Ministers meeting tomorrow

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/External Affairs from the SAARC nations are arriving in Kathmandu today, for participating in the 18th SAARC

South Asian Think Tank summit begins

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A two-day South Asian Think-Tank Summit began in Kathmandu on Sunday on the theme -- Expectations from the 18th SAARC Summit-- organized by the

SAARC preparations over: DPM Singh

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Prakash Man Singh has said that all preparations for the 18th SAARC

Politics

RPP-N would be largest party: Thapa

SURUNGA, Jhapa, Nov 24: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nepal) Kamal Thapa has said that his party would emerge as the largest party if a new constitution was not promulgated on slated time. Talking to

SAARC Standing Committee meet begins

KATHMANDU, Nov 23 :The 41st Session of the SAARC Standing Committee has begun on Sunday with an adoption of Periodic Analytical Report presented by SAARC Secretary

Modi cancels all trips outside Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nov 23:Amid controversy surrounding his visit to Janakpur, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has canceled his entire plan to visit outside Kathmandu

Social

Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities

KATHMANDU, Nov 23 :She always dreamt of becoming a police inspector but destiny had something else in store for her. She ended up as a sex worker. Although she wanted to fight crime she is now part of what

FNJ, Jhapa chapter submits memo to CA chairman Nembang

BHADRAPUR , Nov 24: The Jhapa chapter of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) today, through the District Administration Office, Jhapa, submitted a memorandum

Two security posts set up in Chitwan in view of SAARC summit

RATNANAGAR, Chitwan, Nov 24: Two security posts have been set up in Chitwan district in view of the 18th SAARC summit taking place in Kathmandu on 26 and 27 November. Police

Business

'SAARC nations lack correct trading mindset'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24 : Experts on Sunday said South Asian countries lack the correct trading mindset. Speaking at a session on ´Promoting Trade through non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in South Asia´

Sports

'Aggressive batting distinguishes Mamata from rest'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Sixteen-year-old Mamata Chaudhary from Lahan of Siraha district came into limelight last week when she guided Region No 7 (Janakpur) to the title of the Wai Wai U-19 Women´s National Cricket

INTERNATIONAL

Afghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 24: An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than

Philippine court convicts 9 Chinese of poaching

MANILA, Philippines, Nov 24: A Philippine court has convicted nine Chinese fishermen of poaching and taking hundreds of endangered giant sea turtles from a disputed

Police find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain

SYDNEY, Nov 23 :  Police in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway. The

The Week

Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift

This year, Kathmandu will be hosting the SAARC Summit for the first time in 12 years, and with the date fast approaching, Kathmandu is shedding its old skin and donning a fresh new one. Thousands of construction workers are toiling hard day and night

Unregistered wildlife trophies creating potential illegal market

A few months ago, 40 year old Basanta Maharjan (name changed) of Bhaktapur was arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) while trying to sell an ivory statue in the market. During the investigation,

Electoral model becomes more vital

With the January 22 deadline for the Constituent Assembly (CA) to promulgate a new Constitution approaching fast, leaders of major political parties are indulged in bitter disputes in regard to the CA´s

TIME - OUT

Happy Ending By the book, at least!

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A strong case can be made against Saif Ali Khan for brandishing his time and money in making it through as Bollywood’s answer to John Cusack. His

'I haven't given up on music'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A decade ago, Bhugol Dahal’s tragic song ‘Yo Junima’ became very popular, making him one of the most loved artists in the Nepali

Gen next

Studying abroad versus studying in the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: You no longer feel surprised if you hear about a friend or relative going abroad for higher education. A better education system, independence and exposure to cultural diversity, among others,

His life is wrecked, but he chooses to fight

It was a fine morning, and as always, I was rushing to college. Suddenly, I noticed something unusual 15 meters ahead. It was a boy. But the way he walked was unusual. His legs dragging, his hands half paralyzed, with a faint emotion on his

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 INTERVIEWS

SAARC member states needs to adopt new economic paradigms suited to their realities

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