When Kathmandu Goldens chased down a target of 133 runs against two-time defending champions Dhangadhi Stars in the tournament opener of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) on February 11, the anticipation was all about batsmen ruling the game. But six days after the franchise competition began, the talk has been all about a slow Fapla pitch, string of low totals and weather.
Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) continued to become the country’s highest cash-prized Twenty20 franchise league as the organisers Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) have raised the cash prize to Rs 3 million this season.
Pradeep Rawal and Bishal Chaudhari, the latest suspects in Nirmala Pant murder mystery—both of whom have allegedly confessed to the crime—had been arrested in a petty theft case on the day the 13-year-old as murdered after rape.
The parliamentary committee’s proposal to designate Godawari in Kailali as capital of Province 7 has sparked protests in the region, with local people of Dhangadhi, the temporary provincial capital, taking to the streets.
Absolving suspects Dilip Singh Bista, Roshani Bam and her sister Babita, on Tuesday, of their alleged complicity in the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta narrows the ongoing investigation, Kanchanpur police said on Wednesday.