Over 50 cargo trucks enter via Birgunj-Raxual border

  • Locals set ablaze tents set up by Morcha
  • Freight movement resumes after 135 days
Post Report, Feb 05 2016
Cargo trucks have entered Nepal through the Birgunj – Raxual border entry point on Friday, 135 days after Sayukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) supporters began their sit-in protests at the border.
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ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup: Nepal slump to six-wicket defeat against Bangladesh

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 05 2016
Nepal were out of the ICC World Twenty20 after crashing to a six-wicket quarterfinal defeat to hosts Bangladesh on Friday.

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Evening Aarati in Pashupatinath (Photo feature)

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 05 2016
Pashupatinath Temple is regarded as one of the holiest shrines of Hindus across the world. Priests and devotees perform ritual worships and offer prayers at the temple in the morning, day and the evening time daily.

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Main News

Public transport entrepreneurs halt services in Pokhara

Post Report, Feb 05 2016
Public vehicles have halted their services in Pokhara on Friday expressing dissent over the administration handing out route permits to new bus committees.
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Nepali Women Football team begin SAG campaign with a 3-0 win against Bangladesh

Post Report, Feb 05 2016
Nepali Women National Football team have begun their South Asian Games (SAG) 2016 campaign with a 3-0 victory over Bangladesh.
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Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita named Nat Geo’s People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

Post Report, Feb 05 2016
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, who was in the National Geographic’s list of 10 Adventurers of the Year 2016, has won National Geographic 2016 People's Choice Adventurer of the Year.
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Sports

Nepali Women National Football team have begun their South Asian Games (SAG) 2016 campaign with a 3-0 victory over Bangladesh.

The Nepali team scored all the three goals in the first half of the game that was held at Shillong, India on Friday. With the win, the Nepali team have secured crucial three points.

Nepal will take on Maldives on Sunday.

India, Maldives, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka along with Nepal are participating in this edition of SAG.

The top and first runner-up from the Round Robin league will secure a spot in the finals.

Defending champions Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) entered the semi-finals of the second Mai Valley International Invitational Gold Cup football tournament with a struggling 2-1 victory over Share Football Club of Kalimpong India here on Tuesday.

National football team forward Bharat Khawas struck a 66th minute winner after Shailesh Shankar had cancelled out an eight minute lead provided by Dip Lama. In an all-departmental clash, TAC will take on Nepal APF Club for a place in the final. 
TAC were without their regulars Nawayug Shrestha and Bikesh Kuthu who are on international duty, while they also missed the services of Tek Bahadur Budhathoki, Amrit Basnet, Yudda Shahi and Bibek Pratap Panta. However, they managed to take lead inside the first 10 minutes. 
Santosh Tamang set Dip just outside the area before the forward drove past Share defenders and fired home. But the holders’ joy short-lived. Two minutes later Shankar came up with the answer heading home a corner from Basanta Rai as both teams headed into the second half with the match locked on 1-1.
Share, who recently claimed Sukunu Gold Cup and Independent Cup at home, kept piling on more pressure but it was TAC who scored against the run of play. Khawas, who is in a recovery trail, flicked a long throw-in from Deepak Gurung. 
Ishak Lepcha of Share was adjudged the man-of-the-match. TAC coach Meghraj KC was surprised by the strength of the opponent. “We were not 
expecting a team of this level. The ground was also new for most of our players and it was hard to score,” said KC.

Health & Style

Saturday Features

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

From an atheist to a believer

Shreya Poudel
Do you believe in God?” This must be one of the most frequently asked existential questions in the world. For some, they either believe in God or they don’t. For many others, the answer is not so clear.

In defence of Nepal’s ‘Miracle Plant’

David Caprara
The increased production of cannabis, particularly as an industrial fiber, will help create thousands of jobs and inject life into rural economies

Of Hope and Resilience

Stories of Nepal in Barpak

Nepali verses, American dreams

Mark Harris
Rapper Yodda, in his single Malai Baal, succeeds where many have failed —elevating a genre

Duty and desire

Preena Shrestha
Todd Haynes’ Carol is a beautifully-crafted, beautifully-acted, very absorbing portrayal of a relationship, easily one of the most moving love stories we’ve seen on the big screen for a good, long while

Kathmandu’s big cats

PRAGATI SHAHI
With the Capital rapidly expanding outwards, conflict with the wild animals of its outlying forests is rising

It takes a village

Akriti Shilpakar
The two-and-a-half year long project will see 82 houses in Pilachhen rebuilt in identical, Newari design, each earthquake resilient and adept with modern day amenities

Under the smog

Kaushal Adhikari
Kathmandu, Nepal’s Capital, is also, arguably, its most polluted city. The 2014 Yale Environmental Performing Index ranked Nepal’s (read Kathmandu’s) air quality to be one of the worst in the world—second only to Bangladesh’s. The index found Nepal’s average concentration of particulate matter, the minute airborne solid particles that result in air pollution, to be over 500 micrograms per cubic metre—an alarming level, given that it is 20 times higher than World Health Organisation’s (WHO) safe upper limit.