A Division League Football: 10 goals scored in a single game

Kathmandu, December 31 The game between New Road Team and Machhindra Club saw 10 goals scored in a match for the first time in this season’s Martyr’s Memeorial A Division League. The game ended in a 5-5 draw making it the highest scoring match of the season. In an exciting half of football, Machhindra took an early lead through Vassadia Daimonde. However, their lead didn’t last as Machhindra scored an own goal in the eighth minute. But Machhindra quickly took the...

Dipika Kakar wins Bigg Boss trophy

Mombai,Dec 31: Bigg Boss 12, a journey of 105 days of endurance, patience and physical and mental strength comes to an end today. With her calm and composed nature, Dipika Kakar takes home the trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 30 lakh. After loads of controversies, fun tasks and dirty politics, five contestants – former Indian cricketer Sreesanth, popular television faces Dipika Kakar and Karanvir Bohra, and commoners Romil Choudhary and Deepak Thakur made it to the finale....

NASA’s New Horizons To Fly By Ultima Thule On New Year’s Day

Kathmandu,Dec 31:The spacecraft team that brought us close-ups of Pluto will ring in the new year by exploring an even more distant and mysterious world. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will zip past the scrawny, icy object nicknamed Ultima Thule (TOO-lee) soon after the stroke of midnight. One billion miles beyond Pluto and an astounding 4 billion miles from Earth (1.6 billion kilometers and 6.4 billion kilometers), Ultima Thule will be the farthest world ever explored by humankind. That’s what...

Lamichhane bags three against the Hurricanes

Kathmandu, December 24 Sandeep Lamichhane impressed again taking three wickets in his four-over against the Hobart Hurricanes on Monday. Lamichhane, who took two wickets in the first game on Friday was the pick of the bowlers for his team Melbourne Stars who lost to the Hurricanes in a closely fought encounter. Alex Doolan was Lamichhane’s first victim who didn’t read the leg spinner’s googly. Doolan left a big gap between bat and pad and the ball sneaked through as...

Charles Dickens and the birth of the classic English Christmas dinner

Kathmandu,Dec 23:Charles Dickens popularised the traditional, English Christmas in 1843 in his novel A Christmas Carol, when Bob Cratchit and his family sit down on Christmas Day to eat a dinner of goose with mashed potatoes and applesauce accompanied by sage and onion stuffing and followed by Christmas pudding. It’s a vision that is watched – unseen by the Cratchits – by a fast-repenting Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present who is showing the miser the error of...

Hyatt Regency Kathmandu ushers in the Christmas Celebration with tree lighting ceremony

Kathmandu, December 21 For the third year in a row, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu hosted a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony to mark the beginning of the festive season. Materials such as bottles and wooden pallets were used as the main materials for Christmas decorations this year. This was part of the hotel’s continuous efforts to conserve the environment. The Christmas tree was made out of 4,600 recycled bottles and took 96 hours to complete. The gingerbread house was constructed with...

Shrinkhala Khatiwada’s parents in China ahead of Miss World final contest

Kathmandu, December 7 Parents of Miss Nepal Shinkhala Khatiwada, who is on her quest to become the Miss World, have gone to Sanya of China to give her moral support. Birodh Khadiwada and Munu Sigdel have taken around 40 central and district leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party as well. Both are central leaders of the party. Those accompanying the couple include Hetaunda Deputy Mayor Mina Lama as well. The team reached Beijing on Thursday. Khatiwada’s father is the member...

China Festival kicks off in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 14: The 8th China Festival kicked off in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Tuesday under the theme “Cultural Journey along the Silk Road.” The event was inaugurated by Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari with the presence of visiting Chinese Minister for Culture and Tourism Luo Shugang and Nepali Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari. The festival, which was initiated in Nepal from 2003, has been organized reflecting synergy and joint commitment of China and Nepal for...

Why you should visit Timbung Pokhari?

Kathmandu,Nov 05:Four days away from Kathmandu lies Timbung Pokhari, a religious pond at an elevation of 4335 m. The pond borders Taplejung’s Sindingwa Rural Municipality and Panchthar’s Yangwarak Rural Municipality. The name ‘Timbung Pokhari’ originated from a Limbu word ‘Timbak’, which means the firing of a gun. The locals gave the pond this name as the pond often makes a sound that is similar to that of a gunfire. Majestic views of Kanchenjunga can be seen close from the...

Tourism Board to open its own hotel

Nepal Tourism Board, a public private partnership body established to promote tourism activities in the country, has planned to open its own hotel in Khaptad region of farwestern Nepal, Karobar reports in its lead story. The Board has allocated Rs 60 million budget for the project, the report informs, adding the move is apparently against the intention of the Board’s establishment.

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