Nepali Women Football team enter SAG finals

  • 12th South Asian Games
Post Report, Feb 12 2016
The Nepal women’s national football team has reached the final of 12th South Asian games after playing a draw against India on Friday.
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Baggage claim still a nightmare at TIA

SANGAM PRASAIN, Kathmandu, Feb 12 2016
A file photo shows a general view of the arrival section of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Travellers often complain that they spend more time waiting to get their luggage than they spend on the flight. Post Photo
Nepal’s sole international airport Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has undergone massive changes after the government started conducting regular inspections amid scathing media reports about bad service, but retrieving one’s luggage at the arrival lounge remains a nightmare.

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Poaching still a major threat to tigers

PRAGATI SHAHI, Feb 12 2016
Arrests of poachers and seizures of tiger parts in the past one year have again put a spotlight on poaching in Nepal.
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Nepal miss out on automatic U-19 WC berth

Post Report, Feb 12 2016
Nepal wasted an automatic berth to the next ICC U-19 World Cup after losing their seventh place playoff match to Namibia by 15 runs in the ongoing cricket showpiece in Bangladesh on Thursday.
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Suspected docs on the run

Manish Gautam, Feb 12 2016
The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has said it has collected evidence against around a dozen more doctors who had produced fake school leaving and higher secondary level certificates to acquire their MBBS degrees.
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Sports

Namibia has set a target of 226 runs for Nepal  in a ‘winner takes it all’ seventh place playoff final of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Fatullah, Bangladesh on Thursday.

After losing the toss Nepal was called to field. Namibia lost the very first wicket of Niko Davin in the first ball of the game. Nepali bowlers kept the pressure on taking wickets in regular intervals dismissing Linde in 15.6 overs and Green in 25.5 overs who was followed by Louwrens 6 overs later and Brits was gone an over after.

The Namibian side bounced back with a 99 run partnership between Rautenbach and van Lingen. The duo scrapped the unstable Namibian side to take their side to 212 in the 43rd over.

Lohan Louwrens scored 59 runs from 107 deliveries and M van Lingen 58 off 45 deliveries. Followed by Rautenbach who put up 39 for Namibia.

However, Nepal U-19s bowling star Sandeep Lamichanne took the two wickets of Rautenbach and van Lingen in two deliveries giving Nepal a sense of relief.

Despite Lamichanne's last minute efforts to curb the Namibian batting attack secured to put of 225 runs on the score board. 

Health & Style

Saturday Features

No party for young men

SARIN GHIMIRE
With the 13th General Convention of Nepali Congress around the bend, youth leaders are hoping to break the glass ceiling

The tales we tell

Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi
The annual Swasthani Brata Katha commenced on January 31. This festival, based on the holy Hindu book Skandapuran, attracts devotees from across the country to the Sali river—a hub for the festival—in Sankhu, 17km from the Capital.

In exile

Atul K Thakur
Well argued, well attempted—Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is among the most readable works of Salman Rushdie

Desis know best

Guffadi
Let us congratulate our Madhesi netas for running across the border to seek blessings from Bihari politicians regarding their protest programmes. It’s not only the clowns from Madhes but almost everyone except Bijukche who get both moral and financial support from the Desis to enhance their political career.

Nepali patience and heritage conservation

Dipesh Risal
What is being violated is the shared cultural heritage of Kathmandu. Every person that calls Kathmandu his or her home should be outraged

Post-festival dispatch

Pranaya SJB Rana
The Nepal Literature Festival 2016 was an illuminating and ultimately humbling experience for this scribe

The chaos of Ra Mailo

Timothy Aryal
Ra Mailo, a Nepali contexualisation of French playwright Jean Anouilh’s 1967 play, evokes the absurdities of life

A stitch in time saves nine

Lucia de Vries
How is it possible for puppies to survive when they live in neighbourhoods that want to get rid of them?

Congratulations!

Guffadi
Let’s hope that one day, we will learn to honour and respect honest folks instead of bowing down to corrupt clowns. Let’s hope tomorrow will be a better day