EPL: Pokhara reach to second position defeating Biratnagar

Kathmandu: Pokhara Rhinos defeated Biratnagar Warriors by seven wickets in the Everest Premier League EPL Cricket. Pokhara met the target of 173 runs set by Biratnagar at the TU Cricket Ground by losing three wickets. With today’s victory, Pokhara has risen to the second position with five points. Biratnagar, on the other hand, is at… Continue reading EPL: Pokhara reach to second position defeating Biratnagar

Philippine President Duterte says he is retiring from politics

President Duterte had previously said he would stand as vice-president in next year's election. Photo Courtesy: EPA via AP

MANILA, Oct 2 (Reuters): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday he was retiring from politics, a surprise move that fuelled speculation he was clearing the way for his daughter to run to succeed him, despite her filing for re-election as mayor. “Today, I announce my retirement from politics,” Duterte said, accompanying loyalist Senator Christopher… Continue reading Philippine President Duterte says he is retiring from politics

Woman who survived 1918 flu, world war succumbs to COVID

Dorene Giacopini holds up a photo of her mother Primetta Giacopini while posing for a photo at her home in Richmond, Calif. on Monday, Sept 27, 2021. Photo Courtesy: AP

(AP): She lived a life of adventure that spanned two continents. She fell in love with a World War II fighter pilot, barely escaped Europe ahead of Benito Mussolini‚Äôs fascists, ground steel for the U.S. war effort and advocated for her disabled daughter in a far less enlightened time. She was, her daughter said, someone… Continue reading Woman who survived 1918 flu, world war succumbs to COVID

N Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile, 4th recent test

This photo provided on Oct. 1, 2021, by the North Korean government shows what North Korea claims to be the test firing of a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in North Korea, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Photo Courtesy: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

SEOUL, South Korea (AP): North Korea said Friday it test-fired a new anti-aircraft missile, the fourth weapons launch in recent weeks that experts say is part of a strategy to win relief from sanctions and other concessions. South Korea, Japan and the United States typically publicly confirm North Korean ballistic missile launches, which are banned… Continue reading N Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile, 4th recent test

1,066 people infected while 938 people recover from covid-19

Kathmandu: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in 1,066 people in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, corona infection has been confirmed in 1,066 people by testing samples of 13,368 people including PCR and antigen. Similarly, 938 people have been cured in the last 24 hours and the number of… Continue reading 1,066 people infected while 938 people recover from covid-19

SAAF championship begins with Bangladesh’s victory

Kathmandu: The 13th edition of the SAAF Championship, a major competition of South Asian nations, kicked off in the Maldives on Friday. Bangladesh got off to a winning start by defeating Sri Lanka 1-0 in the first match played today. The first half between the two teams ended in a draw. Bangladesh scored in the… Continue reading SAAF championship begins with Bangladesh’s victory

Two Nepali women successfully scale Mt Dhaulagiri for the first time

File Photo Purnima Shrestha, one of the two women climbers to scale Mt Dhaulagiri Successfully, at mt Dhaulagiri camp 2. Photo Courtesy: Purnima Shrestha's Facebook wall.

Kathmandu (Rashtriya Samachar Samiti): For the first time, two Nepali women have successfully climbed the world’s seventh highest mountain, Dhaulagiri. Mingma Sherpa, chairperson of Seven Summit Treks, said that Purnima Shrestha and Pasang Lhamu Sherpa had climbed the 8,167-altitude Mt Dhaulagiri at 5 am this morning. Twenty other people from the company have also climbed… Continue reading Two Nepali women successfully scale Mt Dhaulagiri for the first time