ICC U-19 World Cup: Early breakthrough for Nepal, claim Davin's wicket in the very first over

  • Namibia win toss, send Nepal to field
  • The winners of the seventh place playoff match will qualify for the 2018 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand
Post Report, Feb 11 2016
Nepal is taking on Namibia in a ‘winner takes it all’ seventh place playoff final of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Fatullah, Bangladesh on Thursday.
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NOC expects fuel supply to ease

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 11 2016
The Nepal Oil Corporation on Wednesday said fuel supply constraints would ease in the Kathmandu Valley from next week.

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Congress first family faces uncertain future

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 11 2016
NC leaders take part in the funeral procession of party President Sushil Koirala. POST PHOTO: KIRAN PANDAY
Age was not quite on his side. Nor was his health condition. But vigour certainly was. Till a few days ago Sushil Koirala was gearing up for the Nepali Congress’s 13th General Convention (GC) and running for a second term for the party presidency. But Koirala suddenly died on Tuesday.

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Main News

Nepali woman languishing in Indian jail for eight months

Post Report, Feb 11 2016
A Nepali woman from Those-2 in Ramechhap district has been languishing in an Indian jail for the past eight months.
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Koirala’s final rites performed with state honours

Post Report, Feb 11 2016
The last rites of former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala were performed according to Hindu rituals at the Pashupati Aryaghat in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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House to endorse condolence motion in honor of Koirala

Feb 10 2016
The Legislature-Parliament is set to pass a condolence motion on Thursday in honor of former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President late Sushil Koirala.
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Sports

Nepal on Tuesday won one each silver and bronze medal in the ongoing South Asian Games (SAG), taking its medal tally to 15.

Biswa Budha Magar won Silver in Wushu and Taradevi Pun won bronze in women’s 75 kg weight lifting. The tally soared to 15 with1 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals.

Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh, who has already won 2 bronze in swimming made another national record today by completing 50-metre backstroke in 31.78 seconds, beating her own record. She has made three national records in the ongoing games.

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