Public holidays during state visit by presidents of India, China

    Oct 27 2016

    The government has declared public holidays during the upcoming state visit to Nepal by the Presidents of India and China. 

    A meeting of the Council of Ministers today decided to give the government holidays during the state visit by the Head-of-the-State of the neigbhouring countries, according to Government Spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki. 

    President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, is arriving here on a three-day visit on coming November 2. 

    Likewise, the meeting appointed Dipendra Acharya, a resident of Jhangajholi of Sindhuli, the chair of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries Development Committee. More, the meeting decided to upgrade the Thankot-Chitlang Ganeshman Road. RSS 

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    Indian govt formally announces Prez Mukherjee's Nepal visit

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    Trekking entrepreneur Norbu Sherpa conferred "Knight of the Legion of Honour"

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Oct 27 2016
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    Top leaders decide to work in unison

    Post Report, Oct 27 2016
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    Secy-level talks set tone for today’s JC meeting

    KAMAL DEV BHATTARAI, Oct 27 2016
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    Trekking entrepreneur Norbu Sherpa conferred "Knight of the Legion of Honour"

    Post Report, Oct 27 2016
    Nepali trekking entrepreneur Ang Norbu Sherpa was conferred with highest French civil distinction “Knight of the Legion of Honour” in recognition of his outstanding contribution in saving lives of French tourists during the earthquakes of April and May 2015.
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    Rajani Futsal hammered Adarsha Futsal 7-2 in the Red Bull National Futsal League on Wednesday.

    Rusan KC scored five goals alone and man-of-the-match Suman Karki added two for Rajani in the Group ‘A’ encounter. Abiral Rijal and Sanjay Baniya replied for home team Adarsha Futsal. Kickoff Futsal stay at the top of the Group ‘A’ standings with 12 points.
    Highway Futsal were held to a 2-2 at their own backyard by BG Brothers in another Group ‘B’ match. Bigyan Katwal and Ramesh Ghising scored fro Highway, while Suman Gurung and Akash Lama converted for BG Brothers. Kawal was adjudged the man-of-the-match. Tahachal Futsal lead the Group ‘B’ standings with nine points.
    In all 16 teams are participating the lucrative tournament. The eventual champions will walk away wit Rs 1 million and the runners-up will receive Rs 500,000. The best player and goalkeeper will also get Rs 50,000 each.

    Jhapa FC entered the final of the All India 36th Governors Gold Cup football tournament in Sikkim on Monday. In the semi-final, Narendra Limbu’s 92nd minute goal handed Jhapa a slim 1-0 victory over Gangtok Himalaya Sporting Club. In the final match on October 27, Jhapa will face the winners of Tuesday’s second semi-final between Aakraman FC of Gangtok and Mohammedan Sporting Club of Kolkata. (PR)

    Kickoff Futsal hammered Chaur Recreation Centre 7-1 to maintain their lead at the top of the Group ‘A’ during the Red Bull National Futsal League on Monday.

    Man-of-the-match Rajin Pandey struck a hat-trick, while Prabesh Joshi scored twice and Arush Singh and Bijay Shrestha added one goal each for the home team. The victory meant Kickoff lead the pool with 12 points.

    In the Group ‘B’, Tahachal battled to a 4-3 win over Samakhushi Futsal 4-3. Bishal Gurung, Sunil Basnet, Binay Maharjan and Sujit Budathoki scored for Tahachal. Sujan Maharjan and Subhash Baniya scored a goal each for Samakhusi, while they got the third goal courtesy an own. Bishal of Tahachal was adjudged the man-of-the-match. Tahachal lead the pool with nine points from four games.

    The highest cash-prized futsal tournament of the country will give away Rs 1 million to the champions. The runners-up will walk away with Rs 500,000 in the event participated in by 16 teams. The best player and the best goalkeeper of the tournament will receive Rs 50,000 each.

    BG Brothers recorded their first win in the Red Bull National Futsal League with a 7-1 hammering of Kirtipur Futsal on Sunday.

    Played at the own home court, Akash Lama and Rajendra Deula both scored hat-tricks to help open their team’s account in the league. Prakash Tamang scored another goal for the hosts. Apex Maharjan pulled a consolation goal for the visitors. Lama was named man-of-the-match.

    Hosts Baneshwor Recreation Centre were held to a 5-5 draw by visiting Adarsha Futsal. Man-of-the-match Kurfew Rasaili struck a hat-trick and Manish Rana scored another goal for Baneshwor, who also got another goal courtesy an own goal.  Samir Karki and Raju Budathoki scored braces and Utsav Rana added another goal for Adarsha.

    Kickoff Futsal lead the Group ‘A’ standings with nine points, while Sankhamul Futsal are atop the Group ‘B’ standings with six points. Kumari and Tahachal also have six points each in the group.

    In all, 16 teams are taking part in the tournament organised by the AMA Events. The champions will earn Rs 1 million and runners-up will walk away with Rs 500,000. The best player and the best goalkeeper of the tournament will receive Rs 50,000 each.




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