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Bhuwan Nagarkoti beat Nepal No 1 Shivaram Shrestha in second extra playoff hole to clinch the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championship at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Thursday.
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Nepal will make their One Day International (ODI) debut with a two-match series against the Netherlands in the first week of August this year.Nepal, the latest entrants in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ODI club, had been corresponding with the Cricket Netherlands who fixed August 1 and 3 date for what is going to be a historic game for Nepal. ICC has already included the two fixtures in its calendar for the month. In absence of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), ICC will continue to facilitate for Nepal’s tour to the Netherlands.
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South Korean electronics behemoth Samsung has introduced the Galaxy J2 2018, further strengthening its best-selling range of Galaxy J Series smartphones in Nepal.The company has priced the new smartphone at Rs14,590. Customers can choose from two colour options, Gold and Black.
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Rajbiraj Airport in south-eastern Nepal has come into operation after completing upgradation since it was closed a decade ago.Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari inaugurated the airport on Thursday. The airport lies 3km south of Bishnupur Rural Municipality from the district headquarters. On Thursday, hundreds of locals arrived at the airport to look at the aircraft landing.
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An art exhibition, Time and Space, has commenced at the Nepal Art Council in Babarmahal. The exhibition features prints by India’s veteran artist and professor Jayakrishna Agrawal.
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The second iteration of the International Children’s Theatre Festival is slated to kick off this Saturday.Organised by Akshara School, the fest will feature plays from 11 countries: Nepal, Bangladesh, Denmark, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Germany, Russia, Indonesia, Slovakia and Switzerland.
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Film and Media Knowledge Seminar, helmed by the famous Indian director Subhash Ghai is slated to take place at Hotel Annapurna in the Capital.The event will focus on the many facets of filmmaking from production and distribution to screening in order to enhance the audiences’ tastes. The event is being organised jointly by Kantipur Film Academy and the Mumbai-based film school Whistling Woods, of which Ghai is the chairperson. Ghai is credited for giving actress Manisha Koirala a break in Bollywood in his 1991 film Suadagar and has produced hits such as Khalnayak, Pardes and Taal.
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Hordes of academia, students, parents and education stakeholders visited the fifth annual ‘Kantipur Hissan Edu- Fair 2018’ that opened at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Centre in the Capital on Thursday.
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Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, the alleged mastermind of smuggling 33 kg gold into Nepal, denied his involvement in the murder of Sanam Shakya, the alleged gold carrier who was electrocuted to death.
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The French Embassy in Kathmandu has submitted a feasibility study report on Kathmandu City Urban Cable Car Project.French Ambassador to Nepal Yves Carmona submitted the report to Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth at an event in the Capital on Wednesday.
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Twenty-five of the 61 students, who were stranded after the US-based University of Texas (UT) at Tyler revoked full scholarships granted for their undergraduate programmes for the August intake, have got placement in several American universities.
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The Nepali embassy in Malaysia has informed Malaysian authorities about Nepal’s call for scrapping all additional fees levied on Nepali workers.The government on May 17 decided to scrap all the fees that Nepali migrants were charged under various headings before departure under a unilateral policy of the Malaysian government.
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Former leaders of the CPN (Maoist Centre), which merged with the CPN-UML to form the Nepal Communist Party, have voiced dissatisfaction at the selection of 200 members from their side for the new party’s central committee, calling the process “undemocratic”.To the 441-member central body, the erstwhile UML faction sent 241 members quite systematically while Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the former Maoist supremo, faces the charges of selecting the remaining 200 members arbitrarily.
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